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Loan signed with I.D.B. for U.S. $25 million

During a brief contract signature ceremony this morning, the Government of Belize officially wrapped up more than a year of negotiations with the Inter-American Development Bank to secure twenty-five million [...]

New loan window will replace D.F.C.

And as the Government prepares to cut its losses at D.F.C., this morning Belmopan’s new point man on financial affairs, Minister of National Development Mark Espat, spoke of the Musa [...]

Creditors will now consider new bond offer

As for the latest on the progress of Belize’s billon dollar bond offer, today Espat told the press that with the National Assembly’s approval of the proposal, the ball is [...]

Alleged triggerman charged with attempted murder

The alleged triggerman in the shooting of James Young Sr. and Kenneth “Big Tom” Flowers has been arrested and charged. Twenty-two year old Alpheus Smith has been jointly charged with [...]

Family of missing tourist seeks closure

Those who have experienced the loss of a loved one know how deep the pain can reach. But how do you describe the feeling when you not only have to [...]

House topples; occupants safe but shaken

It happens at least a couple of times a year … and with all the old wooden structures around the country, it’s a miracle it doesn’t more often. What I’m [...]

Ground broken on Korea-financed vocational school

Today two ground breaking ceremonies were held on projects jointly initiated between the Governments of Belize and South Korea. Construction for a Central Vocational Training Centre is expected to commence [...]

Another Lotto winner collects jackpot

Last week’s Lotto winner has come forward to claim her fifty thousand dollar prize. The lucky ticket holder is twenty-two year old wife and mother of two, Beolita Ancona of [...]

Firefighters, oil company simulate gas station blaze

They say that practice makes perfect, but in the case of fighting fires we’d probably settle for practice makes pretty good. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting Traffic along the northern highway came [...]

Scientists measure how land pollution hurts reef

We know it as the Belize Barrier Reef, but when you add the coral formations to the north and south the entire system is referred to scientifically in broader terms. [...]