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Former City Admin says mayor knew about S.S.B. arrears…

After days of back and forth, there is a smoking gun in respect of arrears in workers contributions to the Social Security Board by City Hall. Mayor Zenaida Moya on [...]

…And says Moya should not have given contract to her brother

Perrera was not only upset about being blamed for the scandal, he came armed with documents. He resurrected the old case that the mayor was collecting more salary than she [...]

Elections & Boundaries Dept. ready for municipal elections

Turning to the March fourth elections, eighty-six thousand six hundred and twenty-seven residents are eligible to vote in the poll. The voters will be choosing from one hundred and sixty-four [...]

March fourth declared countrywide “non-school” day

Still on the elections, a release today from the Ministry of Education has declared March fourth a countrywide “non-school” day. Schools will be used as polling stations and, as a [...]

Archie Lee has multimillion dollar debt with Alliance Bank

It is two weeks since Archie Lee’s Shopping City Convenience Store and Restaurant on Central American Boulevard have been closed for business. Today reports surfaced that Lee is up to [...]

Supreme Court approves injunction against PUC amendment

Light bills will not go down… at least for now and that is because on Wednesday the Supreme Court approved an injunction against the Public Utilities Commission’s Amendment to the [...]

Prison guard charged with Theft

A prison officer, who is also a former B.D.F. soldier, was formally charged with Theft in Magistrates’ Court today after he allegedly stole a wallet containing nine hundred dollars. Twenty-nine [...]

Man freed of Robbery; still remanded for previous charge

Also in Magistrates’ Court, a man who was sentenced two weeks ago to eight years imprisonment for two counts of Robbery managed to win a case today in which he [...]

Tubal Institute teacher guilty of Burglary

He should know right from wrong and was expected to be at school but tonight a teacher is behind bars after he pleaded guilty to burglary. Fifty-one year old Stephen [...]

Enrique Martinez & Sons burglarized; security guard robbed

The latest business to become a victim of the robbery spree in the city is Enrique Martinez and Sons Limited on the Northern Highway. At around ten on Wednesday night [...]

Belizeans receiving eye care in Cuba return home

Belizeans continue to benefit from cooperation programmes with development partners. And in areas of education and health, the island of Cuba has been consistent and generous, offering scholarships and free [...]

Youths to take the couch on Open Your Eyes

While some headed to Cuba, many more youngsters in Belize will celebrate International Children’s Day of Broadcasting with the theme “Unite for Children: Tune into Kids”. On this day the [...]

Ms. African Queen Intl pageant raises funds for battered women

It is a pageant with a different concept and it centers on the African identity. The proceeds will go to help battered women and children and the contestants will portray [...]

Hit and run victim opens account for donation

We reported a touching news story two days ago on the plight of twenty-nine year old Pamela Stuart, who was knocked down early Saturday morning. Stuart sustained severe fractures to [...]

San Pedro Mayoral candidate on Open Your Eyes

This morning’s Open Your Eyes featured P.U.P. Mayoral Candidate for San Pedro, Baldemar Graniel. The former mayor took a political hiatus in 2003, but says he was lured back to [...]

Healthy Living looks for the causes of fatigue

Whether you live at a fast pace or have a set routine with less activity, there are times when you will feel a sense of weariness that can lead to [...]