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B.E.L. will resume electricity connections

There is breaking news from the Belize Electricity Limited and that is that late this evening the utility company announced that it had reached agreement with the Public Utilities Commission [...]

Charges against Banks dismissed for lack of evidence

It’s a formality to an announcement made at the last meeting of the House of Representatives, and today in Magistrates’ Court the one hundred and thirteen charges of Failure to [...]

Murder charge struck out for missing file

There were other matters in the Magistrates’ Court today and a charge of Murder against twenty-five year old Denvoy Domingo for the fatal shooting of Jermaine “Jerry” Smart, was struck [...]

Hondurans plead guilty to Possession of False Documents

On Monday evening, police responded to a call from the S.S.B. on Princess Margaret Drive where three Honduran nationals identified themselves as eighteen year old Jose Luis Montero, twenty year [...]

Two charged for shooting of Phillip Lightburn

There have been arrests in the shooting of thirty-nine year old Phillip Lightburn. Today nineteen year old Abel Arana and a seventeen year old minor were jointly charged with the [...]

Tyrone Estrada gets one year for Burglary

Twenty-six year old Tyrone Estrada, who was charged with Burglary and Handling Stolen Goods, was sentenced today to one year at Hattieville Prison. Estrada appeared before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers and [...]

Burrel Boom woman offers reward for return of stolen goods

And in related news, home invasions may be a growing trend in Belize but it does not mean that thieves aren’t still making use of opportunities to rob empty houses. [...]

Dream Vacation turns deadly for tourist

She went on an adventurous tour and tonight a woman is dead after the thrill of the experience triggered a heart attack that eventually and tragically ended her life. The [...]

Telemedia Acquires N.D.F.B. building

The N.D.F.B. building had been on the auction block for some time now, and today when the gavel finally came down, Telemedia acquired the building on Coney Drive for an [...]

Taiwan to G.O.B.: $25.8 million in budgetary support

The government of Taiwan made good on its word to provide millions of dollars for budgetary support. A cheque for twenty-five million dollars which is the second installment of a [...]

Municipal bodies undergoing audits

The drama and allegations at the Belize City Council has apparently prompted a response from the Ministry of Local Government. Today in a press release the ministry announced that the [...]

CitCo advises on weekend street closures downtown

Works are advancing in the downtown area street project which the City Council is planning to complete in time for the Independence Day bash. But before that can happen there [...]

Lifeline foundation hands out one thousand exercise books

It’s been a week of much generosity for various schools throughout the country that have been receiving donations from non-governmental organisations such as WISH, UNICEF and Dynamic Auto Club. And [...]

NSSSA needs $147,000 for Central American Tournament

If you can spare some, there is one organisation that is in need of assistance and support, and that is the National Secondary School Sports Association which this morning went [...]

Public Consultations on EPAs take place

In 2004, the CARICOM countries and the Dominican Republic, known as CARIFORUM began negotiations with the European Union for an Economic Partnership agreement known as the EPA which replaces the [...]

Six compete for Miss Big, Bold, and Fabulous

As the spirit of nationalism builds up in this five month, some organizations are stepping up the plate spreading goodwill and generosity. A group of special ladies have joined the [...]