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BSI remains closed; funeral for Atanacio Gutierrez Friday

Tension has cooled down and things were quiet in Orange Walk today even though the thousands of cane farmers continue to strike. Belize Sugar Industries have remained mum and we [...]

As Opposition Leader Barrow supported “civil unrest”…

And still on the issue of strikes, at Monday’s Press Conference, Prime Minister Dean Barrow made it clear that he would not negotiate with the cane farmers in “a mob [...]

…But as Prime Minister is against “mob scene”

But the cheese or income that Prime Minister Barrow referred to in 2005 is also the bone of contention for the cane farmers in 2009. They are fighting to keep [...]

Three charged for triple murder in San Pedro

We reported yesterday that San Pedro police had discovered the bodies of two more men whose murders they believe are linked to a drug deal gone bad that began to [...]

Investigation confirms cops shot Eric Swan

Meanwhile, an internal investigation by police has determined that Eric Swan was indeed shot by a cop last Friday. And while he recuperates in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, police [...]

Man charged for Club Next stabbing

We have reported on a stabbing at Club Next and tonight twenty year old Vincent Galvez of Belize City is behind bars charged with the Attempted Murder of Edwin Neal. [...]

Western Highway accident leaves one seriously injured

A second traffic accident for this week occurred on the Western Highway between miles seventy-four and seventy-five, but it was not fatal. On Tuesday night, police visited the scene where [...]

Gun and ammo stolen from George Betson’s home

George Betson, who lost his home at mile two on the Northern Highway in July of 2008 during a very public land dispute, has come across another piece of bad [...]

World Bank report gives low ratings to Belize

The sustained cane farmers strike in the sugar belt continues to cripple one of the most vital sectors of the economy in respect of hard currency earnings and employment, direct [...]

Dean Boyce addresses concerns of Telecom Industry

We turn to telecommunications in Belize. Over the years the industry has evolved and, recent developments have cast the spotlight on Telemedia, the leading local telecoms company. The Chairman of [...]

“Shutter Speed” highlights 5 years of Audubon’s work

In news of an environmental nature, this year the Belize Audubon Society is celebrating forty years of its active presence in Belize. There are many events planned in the months [...]

Crafty bamboo exhibit at House of Culture

It’s a thriving industry that continues to grow and is making an impact on the local art scene. This past Monday, two pioneers in the bamboo industry put off an [...]