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Mass registration in Ladyville

Another round of mass naturalization is scheduled to take place this week in Belmopan to beat the February twentieth deadline for registration of new voters. There have been two recent [...]

Maskall minor defends family with a machete

In the Rural North, minor took matters in his own hands to defend his family. The fifteen year second form student from Maskall pulled out a machete on a group [...]

Pomp and Circumstance; Supreme Court opens

The legal profession and judiciary were out in full regalia this morning for the traditional opening of the Supreme Court. With a new Chief Justice firmly on the bench, there [...]

Poll says politicos are neck to neck

The results of another election poll were released today and it shows that the two main political parties are neck to neck if general elections are called. Two weeks ago [...]

Poll raises questions about quality of life

So, what do the numbers signify? Well, according to Andrews, the numbers don’t lie and an election can go either way in favour of the U.D.P. or the P.U.P.  But [...]

One fireman; one fire in Ladyville

While a mass registration was taking place in Ladyville, elsewhere a fire gutted a house. A lone fireman, who responded to the call for help, could not bring the blaze [...]

Gov’t guaranteed U.S. $8 Million B.T.L. Loan

Last Friday, the government sought and got the House approval to guarantee a loan of sixteen million dollars with Heritage Bank on behalf of Telemedia. It went through ALL its [...]

Write-off List includes S.S.B. CEO

The insider trading at the Social Security Board was stopped in its tracks when it became public that, from top to bottom, S.S.B. staff applied to benefit from the write-offs [...]

Guatemala busts Belize contraband sugar

According to a report in Prensa Libre, this past Saturday, Guatemalan police confiscated a sizeable amount of contraband sugar. The police stopped the vehicle, shown in this photograph, transporting one [...]

B.E.L. reacts to P.U.C. approved electricity rates

The Public Utilities Commission and the government have both announced a six point one-four percent decrease in electricity rates to come online on February first. Earlier today, Belize Electricity Limited [...]

P.U.C. says B.E.L. can fix its cash flow problem

But how will the significant rate reduction affect the already cash strapped utility company? One thing that could ease B.E.L.’s financial burden is a reduction in taxes, which Avery says [...]

58 year old woman’s a busted burglar

A fifty-eight-year-old housewife and grandmother from Burrell Boom has been accused in a burglary at the home of her neighbor, John Wade. Glenda Neal was arraigned before Magistrate Sherigne Rodriguez [...]

Sports Monday with Veteran Sportscaster

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The heavy downpour over the weekend rendered the Ladyville Football Field more suitable to water sports than the Belize Bank [...]