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Electricity monopoly reports $10.8 million in losses…

The delayed A.G.M. of Belize Electricity Limited took place today and as its top executives had previously warned, the hard times have hit home for the local utility company. At [...]

…And parent company won’t invest further in B.E.L.

And while B.E.L. is facing all kinds of financial problems, its parent company, Fortis, did record a profit – a handsome two point two billion dollars. But it’s money Fortis [...]

Accident kills taxi driver; passenger in critical condition…

Two persons died in separate traffic accidents over the weekend. The first incident occurred shortly after seven on Friday night when Succutz taxi driver, Edwin Valencia crashed into a black [...]

…And another dies during Northern Highway collision

The other fatal accident occurred shortly after two on Saturday afternoon between miles twenty-nine and thirty on the Northern Highway when an Isuzu pickup driven by twenty-nine year old Vicente [...]

Cooking gas goes up by six dollars

The price of fuel at the pump went up a week ago. This week the price of cooking gas has shot up. According to an official release, acquisition costs have [...]

Stinging report on Venezuelan Grant Programme

A special report will be tabled at the next sitting of the House of Representatives which is likely to resurrect the hot political issue millions of dollars granted to the [...]

Gaming tax reduced from fifteen to six percent

As we said earlier, that report will be tabled in the House at this Friday’s sitting when the G.O.B. will also amend the Income and Business Tax Act to decrease [...]

Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence

The outcry against violent crime is heard daily and for the remaining part of this week it’s the resounding message worldwide as countries observe the Global Week of Action against [...]

Property rights expanded to include culture and tradition

Intellectual property rights normally apply to books, CD’s and inventions. But the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has a new spin on what can be a protected asset in Belize. [...]

Wanted man shot by police

Magistrates’ Court was the scene of some commotion today as a case of Burglary was adjourned. Twenty-five year old Ernie Miranda was wanted by police for the burglary of Yvonne [...]

Tailor charged for assault of minor

A tailor charged with aggravated assault of a minor is out free on bail. Fifty one year-old tailor, Angel Arias was charged today in Magistrates’ Court for allegedly touching a [...]

Fisherman pulls in 400 pound jewfish

What to do with a fish this size? That’s what fisherman, Rick Sanchez, was wondering last Saturday when he caught the four hundred pound Goliath grouper locally known as “jewfish”. [...]

Cancer walk inspires 1000 to come out

There were as many as a thousand people along the Northern Highway on Saturday morning. It wasn’t a massive traffic jam, but a walk organized by an N.G.O. The Belize [...]

Painter displays over a decade of art

In the growing art scenes, a Belizean artist gets a spot in the limelight to showcase about a hundred pieces of art. Showing at the Bliss is the work of [...]

James Adderley with the stats on semi-finals and playoffs

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with this week’s portion of Sports Monday. Eight teams made it to round one of the B.P.F.L. playoffs which featured a home and away elimination [...]