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COLA organises downtown march against Michael Ashcroft

It was not the biggest demonstration to ever hit the streets of Belize City but today’s protest had significant implications because it was against the country’s most powerful businessman. News [...]

C.J. restrains Central Bank from forcing Belize Bank to pay up …

And while protestors were chanting his name in the streets, attorneys representing Michael Ashcroft’s Belize Bank continued to do battle with the Government of Belize over the Venezuelan millions. When [...]

… While Magistrate schedules money laundering trial for July

While Pleming was upstairs arguing that matter in the Supreme Court, Eamon Courtenay was representing the Belize Bank downstairs in the Magistrate’s Court. The Bank has been charged with seventy-nine [...]

Court of Appeal ruling on referendum appeal set for Friday

Lois Young was also busy today as she was part of proceedings in the Court of Appeal. Young is asking the high court to grant her leave to appeal the [...]

British High Commissioner recalled to London

And in unrelated news from the foreign affairs front, there are startling reports coming out of Belmopan tonight which indicate that the top British diplomat’s mission to Belize has come [...]

Flour scarce; Belize Mills promises normalcy next week

Following initial reports on Tuesday, tonight the position on flour has been clarified. The controlled cost of bread increased by twenty-five cents today and bakers will now have to pay [...]

Gov’t negotiator gets C.F.E. to sell cheaper power to B.E.L.

One of the last things you wanted to hear today was that the world price of petroleum shot up again. Oil is now retailing for a one hundred and thirty-six [...]

No arrests in Monday murder but minor charged for March killing

There is little to new to report in the ongoing investigations into Monday evening’s kidnapping, robbery and murder off the Coastal Road. Investigators have recovered the missing Caterpillar bulldozer and [...]

Female drivers walk away from ugly crash on Princess Margaret Drv.

Traffic accidents are hardly rare in Belize City but two people were lucky to have survived a collision on Princess Margaret Drive this afternoon. Details are still sketchy as police [...]

CitCo: Utility work downtown almost done

Since April, utility companies have been turning the streets of downtown Belize City inside out in an effort to upgrade their systems before CitCo begins its much anticipated paving project. [...]

Belizean American launches first novel at House of Culture

Books by Belize authors have increased over the years but literary works by local writers is still very much an untapped artistic medium. However, this week, Belizean American Ian Vasquez [...]