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FECTAB says zoning at Tourism Village untimely

The high season in the tourism industry is about to get off, but before tourism dollars can be made; several overbearing matters are already falling off the plate of cruise [...]

FECTAB joins the chorus of NO to Cruise Tourism in Placencia

Another contentious topic in the industry is the proposed introduction of cruise tourism in the Placencia Peninsula. The residents in the village stand squarely against it and have the backative [...]

Guatemalan national convicted of Drug Trafficking

A thirty-five year old Guatemalan National was caught trying to hide almost a pound of weed on March seventh. But it wasn’t until Tuesday that Dixie Wagner was convicted of [...]

Officer in Charge of Burrell Boom jailed for aggravated assault

The Officer in Charge of the Burrell Boom police was today criminally charged for drawing his service weapon on a village resident. Corporal Emilio Patt, who has ten years on [...]

4 detained after police raid on Pinks Alley

Officers from the Crimes Investigations Branch of the Police Department raided a house on Pinks Alley this morning. They found a point three-eighty caliber pistol tucked under two mattresses. But [...]

The work hard for the money, so boss should treat them right

The old Dona Summer song says she works hard for the money so you better treat her right. And although, they aren’t singing the song, that’s exactly how some construction [...]

‘Mr. Hooligan,’ new novel by Belizean author and Shamus Award Winner

Belizean American novelist, Ian Vasquez, published Lonesome Point in 2009 and In the Heat in 2008, and both novels received rave reviews.  He won the Shamus Award for In the [...]

Tint your ride, but roll down the windows in Mexico

There have been several public complaints from Belizeans who headed to Chetumal over the last weekend. The motorists are peeved about being held by Mexican authorities for driving a vehicle [...]

Sugar Industry gets multi-million dollar bailout

A bail-out for the ailing sugar industry was announced today. Following a meeting between Government and the Belize Sugar Industries, the Belize Cane farmers Association, and the Sugar Control Board, [...]

But future of industry dependent on the next cane crop

The Treasury notes for ten million dollars will keep the industry afloat for some time. The government has also decided to provide to BSI, an additional million dollars, initially set [...]