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PM presents 2009-2010 fiscal budget…

This morning Prime Minister Dean Barrow presented his second budget to the House of Representatives for the fiscal year beginning April first. For 2009-2010 the Prime Minister is budgeting over [...]

…And announces fuel prices to go up again

According to Prime Minister Barrow, the economic challenges facing the country are even greater for 2009-2010 due to the two natural disasters of 2008, the rapid slump in the world [...]

Opposition leader and deputy give analysis

The Opposition will get a chance to put Barrow’s offering under the microscope when they debate the budget on March nineteenth. But today we asked Party Leader John Briceño and [...]

Businessman murdered at Bachelor Inn

Tuesday night’s murder was followed today by another and residents in the West Landivar area of Belize City are shocked over the bloody murder of a businessman who set up [...]

Bartender gets ten year sentence for Rape

On February twenty-seventh he was found guilty of raping a Canadian woman and today Jimmy Jerry Espat was sentenced to ten years behind bars for the crime. Justice Adolph Lucas [...]

Three fishermen charged for prohibited firearm/ammo

Also in Magistrates’ Court, three fishermen who were reportedly busted with a point three-fifty-seven magnum revolver and four rounds of related ammunition were charged with Keeping a Prohibited Firearm and [...]

SPEAR gives independent assessment of elections

The official statistics are saying that the voter turnout in Wednesday’s elections was within average, forty-eight percent. In Belize City, however, it was lower than in 2006, in fact by [...]

Grueling La Ruta Maya 3 day race begins

For the past decade, every March hundreds gather in the wee hours of the morning in San Ignacio for the much anticipated start of the Ruta Maya race. This morning [...]

King of lovers rock to give sensational concert in Cayo…

He was born Max Alfred Elliott in 1961, but most people know the Jamaican singer and songwriter as Maxi Priest. Maxi, the King of Lover’s Rock, arrived in Belize this [...]

…And Dancehall King and wife D’Angel will heat up City Center

While the King of Lover’s Rock is in Belize, tomorrow the King of Dance Hall, Beenie Man will be arriving in the country. Known as Moses Davis to his family, [...]

Safiyyah has other hot spots for the weekend

It’s our benefactor’s weekend and Safiyyah has the scoop on the events for the long weekend. Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is What’s Happening Belize. Well it’s a long weekend [...]