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Primary school students traumatized by nearby shooting

On Thursday we showed you riveting images caught by our cameraman George Tillett of a shooting underway at North Front Street. Police have not yet levied any charges against the [...]

National Security Minister supports budget that cuts police finances

The budget for the new financial year was approved this afternoon just before four o’clock when Prime Minister Dean Barrow wrapped up the two day debate. The ayes came only [...]

Natural Resources Minister takes apart the budget

Petroleum has been one of the largest income earners for the government over the 2009 to 2010 financial year. According to the prime minister, there was an inflow of approximately [...]

Viewers say two point five percent GST increase not affordable

The increase in the GST was fully ventilated in the House of Representatives by parliamentarians. We asked the question to our viewers if they thought the two point five percent [...]

Auditor General wants to question Rufus X about housing deal

When the Housing Minister, Michael Finnegan made his contribution to the budget debate, he began by by giving thanks to Cuba and Venezuela on behalf of the people of Mesopotamia. [...]

Former Prime Minister takes apart the budget

In the first day of the budget debate on Thursday, members from sides of the House rose to have their say; whether it was to condemn the budget or to [...]

Musa gets biblical in response to Barrow’s stubborn mule comment

But Musa could not end his presentation without addressing the infamous comments by the Prime Minister and directed at him at the last sitting of the House of Representatives. He [...]

Chamber expresses position against the budget

The budget has been approved and it’s not only the opposition party that found issues with it. On Thursday the private sector wrote to the Prime Minister expressing their position [...]

Private car and Ladyville bus collide on the Northern Highway

Just before news time, rush hour traffic along the Northern Highway near mile seven was backed up several hundred yards when an oil slick caused a vehicle heading in the [...]

Will basic food items really be reduced?

With the passage of the 2010/2011 budget  a number of measures will take effect that will burden consumers. Of the new taxes to take effect on April first, the GST [...]

Parolee back behind bars after making threats

A butane maintenance worker and cabinet maker is spending his first night behind bars. Thirty-nine year old Philip Neal, was sentenced after he slipped into the home of his ex-wife, [...]

Siblings and cops acquitted of assault

Siblings Rachel, Ryan and Ronald Sutherland, all law enforcement officers attached to the Belize Police Department, were today acquitted of assault charges against a fellow officer.  On August third 2009 [...]

Belize Bank Action plan loans promotion gives to consumers

The economic hard times is stressing out Belizeans across the land so every penny counts. And if you are lucky to win a prize, then all the better. This morning [...]

Artistic masterpieces of women on display

Women’s Month is winding down but before that happens at the end of March, our friends from the Mexican Embassy are joining in the celebration. At the Mexican Institute tonight, [...]

Safiyyah ‘s pre-Easter weekend entertainment

We’re one week away from the Easter festivities and almost everyone’s plans include a visit to the beach. So tonight Safiyyah has a special presentation on what’s hot in swim [...]