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42 weapons still missing from B.D.F.; there were other incidents

Investigations are ongoing tonight into the scandalous heist at the B.D.F. compound at Price Barracks, Ladyville. Whether or not there was collusion, the robbery presents a huge embarrassment for the [...]

Adelante; P.U.P. moves forward

Turning to politics, the National Executive of the People’s United Party met today at Independence Hall with Mark Espat as interim leader. The attendance was almost perfect, except for the [...]

Retrial ordered for man sentenced for murdering his wife

Thirty-one year old Daniel Ku was sentenced to life imprisonment for the December 2006 murder of his common-law-wife, thirty-two year old nurse, Anna Basto in Orange Walk. Basto was stabbed [...]

Unemployment testimonials from those ravaged by need

The unemployment statistics are staggering; almost twenty-five percent of the adult population is without jobs. That dismal figure has contributed to a high poverty rate peaking at forty-three percent.  It [...]

Xtra House owner wants xtra land that is not his

In mid-July 2009, the purchase of nine point three acres of land in the Krooman Lagoon area by businessman Jitendra Chawla, proprietor of Xtra House, sounded several alarm bells as [...]

Crooked Tree land problems straightened out

On Wednesday night we reported on a land controversy in Crooked Tree Village.  Earlier this week the residents said that Rose Kelly instructed workers to start development on a plot [...]

Wesley College’s Bank Accounts drained; another inside job?

Some serious cash is missing from Wesley College and its finance officer is the prime suspect. According to police, Principal Brenda Armstrong filed the report that during the period of [...]

Home for the holidays; 2012 Holiday List

There are still a couple months to go in 2011, but it’s never too soon to start planning your next vacation. The list of holidays for 2012 consists of eight [...]

NEMO Advisory on wet weather

The weather report is coming up next and there may be some rainy days ahead according to the National Emergency Management Organization. NEMO issued an advisory today on a weather [...]

Pat the Cat! A children’s book on jaguars

A group of young Belizean students collaborated with students of Milwaukee, Wisconsin to educate the world about jaguars, while they seek to encourage and foster the importance of literacy. The [...]

Stakeholders attend HIV/AIDS Forum

A two-day forum on AIDS/HIV concluded today at the Radisson Hotel. The participants were from the public sector as well as numerous NGOs. While the number of new infections decreased [...]

Man at Work, Terryl Godoy’s New Exhibit

The well known “Man at Work”, Terryl Godoy, is putting his latest paintings on display at the Bliss. The exhibition in the Belisle Art Gallery opens tonight for those who [...]

Healthy Living explores the causes of Bells Palsy

Many people confuse this condition with having a stroke. Bells Palsy is a facial paralysis that can be scary, but thankfully not as harmful as a stroke.  Its causes are [...]