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University of Belize finances in a mess

An increment freeze has been cancelled and the increase in tuition has been put off… at least for now at the University of Belize. But that is not the big [...]

No increment freeze for UB teachers

But after the news was revealed of the financial mess, the Board delivered its decision in respect of the increment freeze and tuition increases, which sparked off protests in the [...]

UB students “rail up” and hand board ultimatum at conference

More on the situations at UB, classes were cancelled at all four campuses as of eleven this morning and students descended at the gymnasium at the Garden City Campus to [...]

Land taken away from single mother; area rep vows to help

A parcel of land in the Caribbean Shores area has been taken away from a woman who claims she inherited the plot. She is pointing fingers at the Area Representative, [...]

Leader of the Opposition discusses UB crisis

We reported on the financial mess at the University of Belize. This afternoon, the government issued a five-minute page statement warning students of the protest and saying that it has [...]

Charles and Hirian steadfast with their protest

They have been silent for a few weeks, but everyone traversing the downtown circuit will have known that the husband and wife team of Charles and Hirian Good have been [...]

Burn victim on the road to recovery

Earlier this week, a nine year old was school boy from Carmelita, Orange Walk, was severely burnt as he worked along his father. He was hospitalized and then transferred from [...]

Half the country experienced one hour power loss

But back at home, there was an interruption to the power supply from the north all the way to the Belize District that lasted just under one hour today. B.E.L. [...]

Regional Conference focuses CSME

The CARICOM Single Market and Economy has been an issue on the regional agenda for quite some years now. And while the underlying goal of the C.S.M.E. is to provide [...]

Shyne’s uncle says case is now entirely handled by Ogletree

The week is almost over and music lovers in Belize and musicians in the United States have been waiting for the latest word about Jamal “Shyne” Barrow also known as [...]

Minor shot twice on Victoria Street

Turning to the dangerous city streets, a minor was shot last night in the old capital. Seventeen year old Kenrick Longsworth, a resident of Castle Street, was hanging at the [...]

Theft charges dropped; income tax employee freed

And in the courts, the prosecution was unable to prove a prima facie case of theft against a cashier from the Income Tax Department. The case concluded today and Natasha [...]

Brandon Taylor gets six months for shooting at cops

Twenty-two year old Brandon Taylor was today convicted for aggravated assault and damage to property. The incident occurred on October fourth, 2007 on King Street. Taylor was accused of shooting [...]

Ozzy serious about competition at clown conference

Javier Canul is a Emergency Medical Technician or paramedic who works for the Belize Emergency Response Team. It’s a job in which he encounters families during trying and stressful times. [...]

Healthy living shops nutritiously

A stop at the local supermarket is not only about stocking up the grocery cart. Selecting the right food and eating healthy has taken on new importance. Healthy Living this [...]