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Three cops interdicted for shaking down businessman

Three more police officers are in trouble tonight, accused of planting drugs on a businessman and trying to shake him down for a bribe. The man who blew the whistle [...]

Big time burglar sentenced to five years

A man who stole a safe containing forty-three thousand dollars has been sentenced to five years in jail. Thirty-four year old Ernest Gladden pleaded guilty to the burglary, which occurred [...]

New D.F.C. board appointed; Chairman stays through June

The Development Finance Corporation has five new board members. The appointments by Prime Minister Dean Barrow in his capacity as Minister of Finance, were announced today in a release from [...]

Cuba awards 21 medical scholarships

The government of Cuba has announced the award of scholarships to twenty-one Belizeans to study medicine in that country. According to a release from the Cuban Embassy, the students were [...]

Outstanding women to be honoured

In line with the Women’s Week motto of “Women: Equal Partners in Belize’s Development,” on Thursday night, eight women will be honoured for the contributions they have made to their [...]

Three groups assisted with care of World Heritage Sites

Three Belizean organisations have been awarded grants to enhance sustainable tourism around the barrier reef. The Toledo Tour Guide Association, Green Reef Environmental Institute and Belize Audubon Society were singled [...]

Audubon Society fights shark feeding at Blue Hole

As our last story suggests, Belize’s World Heritage sites can be preserved and at the same time produce income for nearby residents; it all comes down to smart management. But [...]

E.U. funds village internet, other rural projects

On yesterday’s newscast we reported on agreements signed with the European Union to assist farmers and residents of the sugar and banana belts. But not all the E.U.’s aid goes [...]