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PM Barrow weds in Savannah, Georgia

It is perhaps the wedding of the year and it took place far away from home. This past Saturday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow and his long time partner Kim Simplis [...]

Farmers resume cane deliveries to BSI

But back in Belize, the strike in the sugar industry ended last Friday and as we reported, the contentious core sampler will be removed from the mill. It is not [...]

Antanacio Gutierrez laid to rest on Friday…

And on Friday, five days after he was killed and on the day the strike was called off, forty-four year old Antanacio Gutierrez was laid to rest at his home [...]

…And police continue to investigate how he died

And while the Gutierrez family grieves the loss of Antanacio, they are still awaiting the results of the investigation into how exactly he was shot and killed last Monday in [...]

Teachers’ Union assists Gutierrez’s family

In other news on the strike and the tragic death in the Sugar Industry, the Belize National Teachers’ Union today issued a release expressing regret at the shooting death of [...]

Tourist arrivals down by an average of 2.5%

Preliminary tourism figures are in for 2008 and as we have been suspecting all along, the news is not good. Overall, there was a two point five percent reduction, with [...]

$1.8 million to combat trans-border crimes

Belize’s strategic geographical location on the map places us in a position that is ripe for illicit drug transshipments from South to North America and it is recognized that perpetrators [...]

P.U.P. candidates launch City Council manifesto

The countdown to the March fourth municipal elections is on and so far the overall campaign has not been picking up much traction except for some political ads in the [...]

P.C.A. knowingly sold salmonella tainted products

There is an update to the case of tainted peanut products coming out of the Peanut Corporation of America’s Georgia Plant. After an inspection that began on January ninth, the [...]

Two mothers get two years for Handling Stolen Goods…

In court news, they pleaded guilty on Friday and today two young mothers accused of Handling Stolen Goods and Theft received their judgment. Twenty-two year old Nioka Smith and twenty [...]

…And nineteen year old gets 6 years for Robbery

An accused robber also had justice meted out to him today. Nineteen year old Burley Card, one of two men charged with two counts of Robbery and one count of [...]

2 Guatemalans behind bars for firearm offences

In other news, two Guatemalan nationals were caught in the possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition on Friday. On February sixth, at seven-fifty a.m. in Benque, police officers detained twenty-four [...]

Dancers unleash talent on Masters of the Floor

It was an hour of solid entertainment and freestyle dancing as Channel Five’s new show, Masters of the Floor from the Street Lights to the Stage Lights got off to [...]

Texmar Boys take Kraal Road in playoffs action

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly glad to have you onboard for this ride we call Sports Monday. And people what a ride it was for Kraal Road [...]