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E.I.U. report sounds alarm bells on economy

We begin tonight’s newscast with some economic news which may not be good for the country. The latest Report by the Economic Intelligence Unit, prepared in October and fresh off [...]

White sugar on ration due to low production

When butane prices fell late last month it was good news for the food industry and everyone preparing for the Christmas season. But before you start baking confectionaries and cakes, [...]

P.U.C. & B.E.L. in public spat over rates, finances et al

In other news, there has been much back and forth between Belize Electricity Limited and the Public Utilities Commission, enough to give anyone whiplash. The latest flurry of press releases [...]

Maya vs G.O.B. in court for preliminary objections

In court this morning, another round of arguments between the Mayan Leaders Alliance and the Government of Belize was heard. Preliminary objections were submitted in which the Mayan Leaders are [...]

Diggidap’s shooter faces a number of charges

A renegade wanted by police for the shooting of Frederick Lynch a.k.a. “Diggidap” was today apprehended. Twenty-six year old Jervis Valencia was arrested and taken to court and charged with [...]

Ladyville thief stopped in his tracks

And a burglar in Ladyville was caught in the act as he was about to leave the home he had just robbed and now he will spend the holidays behind [...]

2 facing charges for prohibited ammo

And in more news from the courts, two men were charged today with Keeping Prohibited Ammunition. Micah Thompson and Shelton Tillett August, both twenty-eight year old, were charged for the [...]

Cop accused of extorting businessman

Also coming up in court, is a case of extortion in which a policeman who felt that he had used the system to benefit himself finds that he is instead [...]

World AIDS Day observed in Belize

It is estimated that globally there were thirty-three point two million people infected with HIV at the end of 2007. The disease continues to be a prevailing concern, which is [...]

Three die in weekend traffic mishaps

And the weekend was not free of traffic mishaps and two accidents resulted in the deaths of three people. The first occurred around eleven-thirty last Friday night between miles sixty-three [...]

Attempted jacking lands culprits in K.H.M.H.

Last Friday we reported on a shooting incident that occurred at the foot of the Swing Bridge in Belize City at about five p.m. In update to that story, Javier [...]

Police seek two suspects in armed robbery

Javier Castellanos was not the only person attacked by robbers but in the following incident the culprits got away. At about three-thirty p.m. this past Friday, thirty-four year old Arthur [...]

Instruments of Love bound for Jamaica but need help

In other news, Belize has no shortage of talent and musicians who produce excellent music. And some are trying to make it big on the international scene. Take four singers [...]

Residents return to Douglas in time for Christmas

On November fourth when we visited Douglas Village in Orange Walk, the situation was grim as flood waters had been contaminated by overflowing pit latrines in the village. The condition [...]

Football, basketball & softball in weekend sports

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into this week’s issue of Sports Monday. With the F.C. Belize protests relegated to the rejection heap by a hostility convened protest [...]