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P.U.P. reshuffles its executive

An economic forum was held today between government and the private sector. We’ll have more on this shortly, but first the People’s United Party today released the appointees to the [...]

Economic Forum discusses state of country

With the economic train moving slow, Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with the private sector this morning to discuss ways to spur economic growth. Both have been at odds on [...]

PM says S&P does not affect country’s performance

In the wake of government’s acquisition of public utilities, U.S. based financial services company Standard & Poor’s downgraded Belize’s credit rating from a B to B minus in early August. [...]

PM gives update on wife’s cancer treatment

P.M. Barrow returned to the country on Sunday from Miami where his wife, Kim Simplis Barrow, is receiving treatment for stage three breast cancer.  Simplis Barrow is scheduled to undergo [...]

Sarstoon Temash opening to illegal loggers

US Capital Energy has been conducting seismic testing in a national park in the south. Several NGOs have voiced their opposition to the licensed granted to the company for testing [...]

DJ Motion says cops allowed beating in station

Twenty-seven year old Kevin Lara, a radio Disc Jockey who is known by the nickname DJ Motion, was charged along with three others for burglary and handling stolen goods that [...]

Cosmetic thief gets powdery sentence

But in the courts, thirty six year old Martin Ferguson was sent to jail on his birthday for an old crime he had committed. Ferguson, who appeared in court today [...]

Que Viva Gender and Equality; Mexico lessons

You need not look further than the House of Representatives to realize that there is not one female representative at a national level in the government.  And while the history [...]

100 best students to planetarium

In a similar fashion to Santa, the Mexican Embassy is also making a list and checking it twice. But instead of who’s naughty or nice, the Embassy is looking for [...]

Ministry of Education Awards CXC’s finest

While Mexico looks for the best, the brightest students were honored this morning for this year’s CSEC and CAPE exams. The top student from Corozal to Punta Gorda travelled to [...]

VOIP; imagining the possibilities

Voice Over Internet Protocol, or VOIP as it is commonly known, was part of the United Democratic Party’s campaign manifesto going into the general elections of 2008.  The introduction of [...]

Sculptors build a new art and experiences

A first of a kind symposium is taking place at the old CET compound. A group of international sculptors are teaming up with locals in the trade as well as [...]

Weaving at the Toledo District Market Day

The organization, Socio Economic Outreach, works with the women of Toledo to refine and market their crafts, particularly the popular jipi japa baskets. Last November the first exhibit and sale [...]