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9th Amendment Road Show in Dangriga

The Ninth Amendment public consultations are clearly drawn along party lines. Supporters of the government offer blind support while those that back the blue vehemently oppose. It’s a recipe for [...]

Chief Justice Kenneth A. Benjamin arrives in Belize

The new Chief Justice arrived in the country earlier today.  Guyanese National Kenneth A. Benjamin will assume post on September fifteenth.  He has worked in courtrooms for over seventeen years. [...]

James AKA “Raindrops” is free Swan as Court drops gun charges

James ‘Raindrops’ Swan is tonight a free man following a brief stint in prison for a weapons-related charge stemming from a search of his family home a little over four [...]

Running out of gas? Butane Price and Supply on the precipice

Going into the September tenth holiday, there is word that three major butane gas suppliers: TOMZA, Zeta and BWEL, are threatening to stop supplying butane to distributors beginning this Friday. [...]

Banana Farms battered for 3rd night in a row

There’s more bad news for the banana growers of the Stann Creek District, whose farms were battered for a third time by thunderstorms on Wednesday night. The first two nights [...]

MET Office says more thunderstorms for Thursday and Friday

But the bad news gets worst because according to the National Met Service, more thunderstorms are expected tonight and on Friday. Winds are blowing at about forty miles per hour, [...]

Global Competitiveness Report says Belize needs to be more competitive

The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR), published annually by the World Economic Forum, assesses how productively a country uses available resources to provide high levels of prosperity to citizens. The 2011–2012 [...]

Wikileaks Cable shows BNE was fearful of nationalization

We’ve reported periodically on US diplomatic cables dumped online by Wikileaks tonight in one cable, Wikileaks exposes the perception over the investment climate in Belize. And while the ninth amendment [...]

P.U.P. supports Cane Farmers buyout of B.S.I.

There are now five expressions of interest for a buyout of the Belize Sugar Industries Limited, which is threatened by foreclosure if it doesn’t pay a debt to ING Bank [...]

Seasoned, but unsuccessful criminal gets more years behind bars

Two seasoned street figures, Leon Yorke and Shawn Edwards, were today found guilty of two counts of attempted burglary and one count of damage to property. The men tried to [...]

32 Miss Mexico Earth delegates in Belize

If you were on the northern highway this morning, you would have seen traffic come to a halt.  That’s because a lineup of beauties from Mexico were guests of the [...]

Belize City and Quintana Roo ties that bind

The mayor says that the sister relationship will bring the cities closer. Thousands of Belizeans cross the border for medical attention and others go simply to shop. Mayor Zenaida Moya [...]

Healthy Living defines Urinary Incontinence

Some medical conditions may not be life threatening but can be a source of embarrassment and discomfort to the person living with it. Urinary incontinence is not discussed publicly very [...]