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V.I.P. presents slate of ten candidates

On successive days this week we have seen Said Musa present his party’s thirty-one candidates and Dean Barrow introduce his party’s slate of equal number. Today it was the turn [...]

O.A.S. confirms relocation of Santa Rosa

Just in case you had your doubts about the evacuation of Guatemalans from the illegal settlement of Santa Rosa, the Organization of American States has confirmed what our own Foreign [...]

Crowds still seek citizenship in Belmopan

Exact numbers are still hard to come by but word out of the capital city tonight is that the wave of people lining up to become Belizeans continued today. According [...]

Charred remains in canefield may be year’s first murder victim

It may be Belize’s first murder of the year, but for now we’ll wait and see as Corozal police are trying to ascertain the identity of what appears to be [...]

Two sons already killed, third Felix son wounded

Less than two months ago Therese Felix lost her second of five sons to gun violence. Today a third son is recuperating from bullet wounds in the second attempt on [...]

Second charge levelled at Ombudsboy may be thrown out

He was originally charged with extortion and today a second charge was laid against thirty-three year old Lionel Castillo. Castillo, who is the former Investigator in the Office of the [...]

Second weed charge means no bail

Thirty-two year old business man Ellington Ottley Sr., who was charged with Drug Trafficking on Monday, was back in court today for a similar offence. Ottley and a sixteen year [...]

Businessman conned by crooked money changer

Another businessman was reportedly swindled out of a large amount of cash and police are looking for the perpetrator. According to thirty-five year old Yuan Qing Situ, sometime around three [...]

U.B. Student Association offers incentive to vote

As we reported, tomorrow is the last day to register to vote in the February seventh General Elections. But if you’re eighteen years old and have not been motivated enough [...]

Project helps young entrepreneurs with loans, mentoring

It’s not uncommon to hear about government or N.G.O. sponsored initiatives to provide skills training for young people. What is rare however, is evidence that the programmes are working. Today [...]