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Valley of Peace resident electrocuted

This afternoon, a resident of Valley of Peace, was reportedly electrocuted at the entrance of the village. The resident died instantly. It is reported that two other family members are [...]

Barrow and Briceño on the economy

On Independence Day the leader of the opposition, John Briceño dedicated his speech to the memory of the Right Honorable George Price, who had passed away two days earlier. While [...]

Ministry of Works Employees busted with gun

Ministry of Works Employees have been busted with a trove of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.  At midnight on Wednesday, police intercepted a red Rodeo SUV at a checkpoint near mile [...]

Pseudo ephedrine case in Court

Back in 2008, customs officers Karl Augustine, Aruny Perez and Michael McKenzie, were jointly charged with forgery following the disappearance of a shipping container loaded with pseudo ephedrine tablets and [...]

F.F.B., FIFA and Sports Ministry meet

Belize has so far accumulated one loss and three wins on the road to World Cup 2014 in Brazil. But before you can say Obrigado to the national team, there [...]

Investigation into F.F.B. complete; executive troubles

And though there is a cordial relationship among the F.F.B., the Ministry of Sports and FIFA, there is still the issue of an investigation into the affairs of the F.F.B. [...]

BNTU Orange Walk says no to the 9th Amendment

At about this time, a constitution expert from the Caribbean, Dr. Hamid Ghany from the UWI, is making a presentation on the Ninth amendment. For all intents and purposes it [...]

Consultation heard on the 9th Amendment in Cayo

In the Cayo District, the Ninth Amendment got unequivocal thumbs up. The Novelo’s Convention Centre was overflowing with party supporters on Wednesday evening. The line snaked through the building and [...]

P.U.P. turns 61

On September twenty-ninth, 1950 the late Right Honorable George Price, along with other nationalists, formed the People’s United Party, the oldest political organization in Belize’s history.  The P.U.P. would go [...]

B.S.I. gets extension from ING on large debt

This Saturday would have been the deadline for the Belize Sugar Industries Limited to pay thirty million dollars in debts to ING and FirstCaribbean International Banks. But B.S.I. got a [...]

Can B.S.C.F.A. find the cash for B.S.I.?

According to Ortega, now that B.S.I. has a one year extension, there is less pressure to accept the Banco Atlantida proposal, which means that the B.S.C.F.A. and the other interested [...]

Cuban national made his own refinery

Roberto Igarza Velasquez, a Cuban national and a mechanic of Calle de Las Americas, Belmopan, is in police custody following the discovery of what is described as an illegal oil [...]

Youth Business trust launches new initiatives

A big hurdle in creating a business is putting together the start up funds. Karon Crawford was able to win the confidence of the Youth Business Trust to obtain the [...]

Mega Bingo is the game for Lucky Player

On Wednesday night a housewife hit the one hundred and thirteen thousand and fifteen dollars Mega Bingo Progressive Jackpot. Today she headed to the Mega Bingo office to collect the [...]

Healthy Living is pained by kidney stones

Kidney Stones are common enough for most people to know about them. In fact, for a person who has passed stones, vivid memories of the excruciating pain make for a [...]