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Both C.G.A. and C.P.B.L. claim victory after Supreme Court ruling

For months a dispute raged in the citrus valley between the Citrus Growers Association and the Citrus Growers of Belize Limited. The back and forth among its executives was heated [...]

Ministry of National Security connects plane to drugs

It has been two weeks since the suspected drug plane was discovered submerged in waters south east of Northern Two Caye in the Lighthouse Reef atoll on April ninth. The [...]

Minister Perdomo talks about rogue cops

Perdomo was quizzed by William Neal on Open Your Eyes this morning on the now famous Holy Thursday press conference about rogue cops.  The situation was so grave that Easter [...]

Official stats say crime is down, but do you feel safe?

Figures released by the police say that crime is down. There are many who question the stats because of the continued spate of crimes, including murders, use of grenades and [...]

The price of rice reduces

It’s a staple on almost every Belizean dinner table and when the price of rice shot up two years ago from a dollar a pound to around one-thirty-five, some restaurants [...]

GST assaults cost of parking at the international airport

While the drop in the price of rice is good news, the ripple effect of the two and a half percent increase in General Sales Tax is being felt in [...]

Statistics say crime is down but victims might disagree

When it comes to statistics the police excel in their work as statisticians. The figures released in April point towards a decrease in crime fort eh first quarter of the [...]

Brandon Tillett and minor charged for shooting on King Street

On the morning of April eighth, in broad daylight, two men, identified as Lyndon Jefferies and Ernesto Perez were sitting in an Altima car on King Street when a gunman [...]

Brothers charged for burglary in Linda Vista

A student from the Linda Vista area in Belize City was the victim of a home invasion but his attackers did not get off scot free since he claims he [...]

Youth for the Future holds forum on corporal punishment

The much debated issue of corporal punishment has seen various organizations and government officials weighing in on its legality in parliament and among educators at the primary level.  Today students [...]

Some students agree to corporal punishment

While policymakers remain staunch about banning corporal punishment from classrooms students are of a different opinion.  Interestingly some students are in agreement with the use of physical means of discipline [...]

Crooked Tree Village gets health fair

Crooked Tree is one of the oldest villages in the country and boasts many features, including cashews and the famous wine made from the cashew.  Today the Ministry of Health [...]

UB partners with organizations for Earth Day awareness

Earth Day, designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the planet’s natural environment, is being celebrated today.  The intention is to raise the level of knowledge on climate change and [...]

Three youths return from Venezuela with the gift of sight

Three happy students returned home from Venezuela this morning. When they left two weeks ago with a larger group of eye care patients,  they were suffering from strabismus, a condition [...]

Healthy Living gets the hard facts about ulcers

Nausea and vomiting are early signs of ulcers. This condition is mainly caused by chronic infections or the use of anti-inflammatory medications. Healthy Living this week found out that the [...]

Notorious Belizean “Big Tom” murdered in Utah

There is a late breaking report coming out of Utah and that is that notorious Belizean, thirty-three year old Kenneth “Big Tom” Flowers has been shot dead.  News Five has [...]