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Family claims breech of rights in U.S. extradition

He was arrested on drug related charges in Jamaica in January and later extradited to the United States but tonight the family of Duane Seawell has launched a legal challenge [...]

Second suspect in Monday’s shooting arrested

The second suspect accused of shooting a man in front of the police has been arrested. According to authorities, twenty-three year old Andrew West was picked up in Belize City [...]

Cayo teacher elected new B.N.T.U. president

The Belize National Teachers Union has a new president. He is Jaime Panti, who at the time of the election was the president of the San Ignacio Branch. Panti received [...]

Fired worker upset B.T.L. won’t let her go to work

In other news from the labour front, the Belize Communication Workers Union has issued a press release condemning the decision by Belize Telecommunications Limited to refuse Christine Perriott access to [...]

Butane prices increase by nine dollars

Meanwhile, word out of Belmopan tonight is that butane prices have increased by nine dollars. According to a press release issued by the Government, the new price of a hundred [...]

Basketball camp to keep youth off the streets

The sight of young men playing basketball is a familiar scene on courts across the country. But then again, the sight of many more young men loitering on street corners [...]

P.U.C. encourages public to review B.E.L. proposal

As we reported last week, Belize Electricity Limited has applied to the Public Utilities Commission for a rebalance of rates. The proposed charges, which are supposed to translate to reduced [...]

BAHA: pet food recall had no impact on Belize

It made big headlines in the United States earlier this month: the deaths of a number of cats and dogs who had consumed contaminated pet food. Health officials immediately ordered [...]

Pageant organisers call for contestants

High on the list of Belizean pastimes is participation in beauty pageants, second perhaps only to walking in a parade. And while most pageants focus on external appearances, our next [...]