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BELCOGEN says power plant project ready to start

At sixty-one million U.S. dollars it’s the largest single private sector investment in the nation’s history … and today Belize Sugar Industries announced that its power generation project is fully [...]

Senators offer reasons for lack of budget debate

Normally meetings of the Senate do not make headlines, but tonight a number of appointed legislators are claiming they were robbed of their right to debate the 2007-2008 Budget. This [...]

Pollster defends results of latest study

The results of the latest public opinion poll conducted by the University of Belize have created quite a stir on the local political scene. On one hand the United Democratic [...]

Union objects to B.T.L. arbitration process

In news from the labour front, today the Belize Communication Workers Union issued a press release complaining that despite plans for the scheduled arbitration to proceed on Monday morning, they [...]

Ex-cop sentenced to ten years for manslaughter

A former police officer convicted of manslaughter has been sentenced to ten years behind bars. On January twenty-ninth, a jury found then police constable Burton Caliz guilty in the shooting [...]

Parties continue to differ on village council results

The controversy over exactly who won the first set of Village Council Elections held on March eighteenth remains anything but settled as both major political parties continue to claim victory. [...]

Work resumes on dump; new road opens Monday

It appears that things may finally be working out between the Belize City Council and the Ministry of Works at the garbage dump at mile two and a half on [...]

U.S. Army runs dental clinics in Orange Walk

There are smiles all around in the Orange Walk district tonight following a two-week humanitarian exercise by the U.S. Army. The kids are happy because their teeth are fixed. And [...]