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P.U.C. defends their decisions on electricity rates

This morning the Public Utilities Commission held a press conference to officially release its final decision on B.E.L.’s request for a rate increase. On Monday, the P.U.C. released a forty-four [...]

Belizean and Guatemalan diplomats to hold talks in Washington

When the last round of negotiations between Belize and Guatemala failed to resolve the matter of that country’s territorial claim to Belize, Secretary General of the O.A.S. Miguel Insulza, suggested [...]

Educators robbed on Arenal Road

The village of Arenal is shared by both Belize and Guatemala, divided only by a football field. Interaction between the two communities is well known but every now and then [...]

Fireman murdered in Orange Walk

An Orange Walk fireman has been murdered. According to police reports, around ten Thursday night, thirty-nine year old Michael Wills was socialising at Cool Place Restaurant and Bar at the [...]

Parents charged with concealing death of child

On Thursday, Belize City police made a gruesome discovery when they dug up a child’s remains in the St. Martin’s area. Acting on information, police visited a yard on Riverside [...]

3 children perish in Belmopan fire

Belmopan police have detained a man following a fire that claimed the lives of his three children. The blaze occurred around ten-fifteen last night on Diana Street in the San [...]

Kendal causeway underwater as rivers rise again

Tonight the temporary causeway constructed by the Ministry of Works three weeks ago to replace the Kendall Bridge is totally inundated, making crossing by vehicle impossible. This was the mode [...]

Farmer busted for traffic violations, attempting to bribe cop

A cane farmer charged with traffic violations now faces charges of attempted bribery. On Wednesday, police were on a routine patrol in the Caledonia Village when they stopped thirty-nine year [...]

New D.P.P. has hands full

On Tuesday Cheryl-Lynn Branker-Taitt was approved by the Senate as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions but the number of cases and the imminent departure of two attorneys from her office, [...]

St. John Vianney inaugurates new building

The lack of classroom space is a constant battle for school administrators across the country, but come August the staff and students of St. John Vianney in Belize City will [...]

Exchange programme teaches fishermen to conserve

It’s the month of Lobster fests with Placencia, Caye Caulker and San Pedro each hosting its own celebration of seafood. But beyond the fun on the beach, the question of [...]