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$18.5 million from Venezuela to be used for housing…

The issue is still tied up in the courts–the millions of dollars from the government of Venezuela to the government of Belize gifted in December, 2007. But this afternoon the [...]

… While NEMO used $1.5 million for flood relief

At this afternoon’s conference, Minister of NEMO Melvin Hulse gave a rundown of how his ministry spent the one point five million dollars. Melvin Hulse, Minister of NEMO “There was [...]

National Transport robbed of $20,000

Robbers paid National Transport Services Limited an unwanted visit shortly after eight this morning at its compound at miles two and three-quarters on the Western Highway. Two masked men reportedly [...]

Body found in San Pedro waters; no foul play suspected

In news from San Pedro, police are investigating the case of a body found floating in the waters south of the town. On January eighteenth around one p.m., the body [...]

Firefighter caught with uncustomed goods

A routine check by an alert cop on duty yielded a find of uncustomed goods from an unlikely place. Around eleven Sunday morning, a police officer boarded a Venus Bus [...]

Man charged with attempted murder after reporting shootout

P.G. police have one person in custody and are looking for another in connection with a crossfire that occurred in the early afternoon of January thirteenth. On January fourteenth, twenty-three [...]

Salmonella contaminates peanut butter products

And this news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a release advising consumers to postpone eating cookies, crackers, candy and ice cream that contain peanut butter or peanut [...]

Opening of 2009 session of Supreme Court

The traditional opening of the 2009 session of the Supreme Court took place today with a Mass, held this year at Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral and it had the usual [...]

C.J. speaks on appointment as Cayman Appellate judge

While he continues to serve as Belize’s Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh is also now serving as a Judge on the court of Appeals for the Cayman Islands as we reported [...]

Westerhaven removed from reef and arrested

On Friday we reported that the government of Belize would be suing the owners of the cargo ship that ran aground on the barrier reef about fifteen miles north east [...]

Belize’s House Speaker gets Honor Al Merito medal

Belize’s Speaker of the House, Emil Arguelles, has been recognised by the Guatemalan Parliament. The accolade was bestowed on January thirteenth by Guatemalan President Alvaro Colon. Arguelles was among representatives [...]

Dentist visits jaguars at the zoo

Taking a child to a dentist can meet resistance and there is often kicking, screaming and biting. That task is certainly easier said than done. But what happens when the [...]

Mother’s Organized for Peace now “Therese Felix Fndn”

She passed away on October fourth, 2008 after an asthma attack but Therese Felix’s work continues as one of her sons, Terry Felix, hopes to revitalize the programme she started. [...]

1 year anniversary of Andy Palacio’s death

Today marks the one year anniversary of the death of Belizean musical icon Andy Palacio. At forty-seven years old, Andy was at the peak of his career when he suddenly [...]

Old Cemetery takes 2008-2009 Maxi-Basketball title

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we certainly thank you for joining Sports Monday. It was the final regular season schedule in the 2008-09 Belize Bank Super League Tournament yesterday [...]