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Paving of Albert/Regent delayed… again

There was enough activity in downtown Belize City this morning to raise the hopes of city residents that they would not only breathe easier, but ride smoother come Christmas Day. [...]

Ministry of Works paves section of mile 4

Though the delay in the paving of Albert and Regent Streets was disappointing, the Ministry of Works was able to begin works on a portion of the Northern Highway which [...]

Butane goes down $6 per cylinder

The Government Press Office has announced that the price of butane has once again plunged… this time by as much as six dollars. In Belize City and Corozal, the price [...]

Lord Michael Ashcroft has his say on Open Your Eyes

The guest on this morning’s Open Your Eyes was Lord Michael Ashcroft. The businessman was pointed in his replies to a vast array of questions from his early childhood and [...]

Plastic Explosives case thrown out of court

Plastic explosives are as dangerous as grenades, and on June twenty third three Belize City residents were found with PE4, British plastic explosives. And today in the court of Magistrate [...]

Belizean knocks down two Mexican nationals

An accident in Chetumal has left one Mexican national dead, another hospitalized and a Belizean behind bars. Samuel August, a Belizean, was driving a mini bus at around one Wednesday [...]

Guatemalan police officer crashes into bus

On the other side of the border, today a Guatemalan police officer pled guilty to his charges in connection with a traffic accident. The collision occurred just after four on [...]

Second man charged in carnal knowledge of 15 year old

A second man has been found guilty of the carnal knowledge of a fifteen year old girl. In the Supreme Court today, a jury of six women and three men [...]

More robberies occurring as Christmas gets closer

And in the Magistrate Court, Cecil Castillo, a twenty-three year old labourer of Iguana Street Extension, was charged with two counts of robbery. Castillo pleaded not guilty to the charges [...]

Three NGOs share $52,000 in donations

As the outgoing administration of Uncle Sam rounds its final lap, it is making good on its commitments to the projects that were deemed eligible for grant funding. Today, four [...]

Rotary holds annual senior citizens Christmas luncheon…

Today the Rotary Club of Belize held its annual Senior Citizen’s Christmas Luncheon. The Christmas meal has been served to seenagers for the past twelve years and in collaboration with [...]

…And Belize Red Cross has a party for the kids

While Rotary was providing a Christmas meal, the Belize Red Cross was throwing a party for deserving primary school students. The kids were thrilled and their faces lit up with [...]

Healthy Living looks at controlling cholesterol

Exercise and a balanced diet are key factors for a healthy life. And as you’ll find out tonight in Part II of our series on cholesterol, with the Christmas festivities [...]