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Illegal bodega in Jalacte finally removed

The infamous bodega in Jalacte in southern Belize has finally been removed. It took two months, but tonight the illegal bodega is no more: that’s the word coming from the [...]

Summary CitCo revenues/expenses for 2007-2008 not good

When last we checked about the official audit of the Belize City Council’s books by the Ministry of Local Government, we were told it was still not ready. And while [...]

Archie Lee threatens to close shop doors permanently

We have reported that businessman Archie Lee has been spending plenty time before the courts with more than fifty charges laid against him for licenses for his businesses. And now, [...]

T.C.G.A. opposes communal land rights suit

The issue of communal land rights for the Mayas is back on the radar. The Toledo Cacao Growers Association yesterday sent a stinging press release, distancing itself from the Mayan [...]

Decomposed body of woman found on reef

Dangriga police are investigating what appears to be the murder of a woman. Acting on a tip, on Tuesday cops visited the Barrier Reef, thirteen miles east of Glovers Reef [...]

Robert Gillett gets 8 years in jail for burglary

And we turn to the courts, last Thursday a jury found twenty-year old Robert Gillett not guilty of Manslaughter, but convicted him of a Burglary charge… and today Gillett received [...]

Man fined $10,000 for 6 ounces of cannabis

And yet another person has been fined ten thousand dollars for Drug Trafficking. The latest culprit is twenty-four year old Steve Arnold, a resident of Ladyville, who was today found [...]

St. Martins De Porres receives sporting equipment…

St. Martin de Porres is one of the neediest schools in the City that for years has not been able to participate in the primary school competitions due to lack [...]

… And Wesley Lower School gets donation from Area Rep

And in other donations, Wesley Lower School on Albert Street in Belize City, which has an enrollment of five hundred and fifty students, also got lucky today when P.U.P. Albert [...]

S.C.A. and S.J.C. are Math Olympiad’s Central regional finalists

And while some schools are benefiting from assistance, students from across the Belize District were testing their math skills in the secondary level Belize Math Olympiad. The competition started in [...]

Though deceased, legacy of Mexican artist lives

A new exhibit called “Tierra Anegada” has been installed at the Institute of Mexico. It highlights twenty-six works of the deceased Jesus Urbieta, a native of Oaxaca, Mexico. Urbieta won [...]