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Water rates going down…

The Public Utilities Commission announced a reduction in electricity rates of six point one-four percent on January twelfth; that won’t be final until the end of the month. But this [...]

…But the rates differ for municipalities

The rate reduction to take effect in February, according to Avery, is sort of a slap on the wrist for BWSL which did not implement approved investments. Except for the [...]

No objections to lower electricity rates

As we mentioned previously, the Public Utilities Commission announced a six point four percent decrease in electricity rates earlier this month, which amounts to a drop of about three cents [...]

To prosecute or not prosecute Corporal Peck

There’s dissention in the ranks at the police department. It stems from a raid at the Curassow Street home of thirty-nine year old Police Corporal Gino Peck and his wife [...]

Allegations of soldier raping Guatemalans

There is a disturbing report coming from Punta Gorda and it could mean big trouble for Belize Defence Force soldiers and police officers. An investigation of sexual abuse is underway [...]

American busted for Unnatural Act sends sick note

Brian Sears is the American missionary of Somerset Kentucky, who was charged with Committing an Unnatural Act against three brothers in Sarteneja village, Corozal. Up to the time of his [...]

Kraal Road and GSU flare up

Kraal Road is a well known hot spot, but it has been most uneventful since a truce was reached between numerous gangs last year. The government is spending close to [...]

Would you support reduction of term of government to 4 years?

Tonight’s question is: Do you support a proposal to reduce the term of government to four years and a fixed date for general elections? Send your comments and responses using [...]

VIP says clean up the voter’s list

The Vision Inspired by the People (VIP) and the P.N.P. held a joint press conference this afternoon to add their contribution to the ongoing discussion on the recent mass registrations [...]

VIP says fuel prices killing businesses

VIP Chairman Robert ‘Bobby’ Lopez also spoke about several issues of national concern.   According to Lopez, the recent increase of fuel prices is hitting regular consumers and businesses alike. Robert [...]

People’s National Party supports VIP

The Conference was held in conjunction with the People’s National Party. PNP’s Candidate for Toledo East, Wil Maheia made the trip from Toledo to show solidarity with the VIP. Wil [...]

Rosewood permits considered for new areas

There have been enough controversial issues that have sparked heated public debate. And while the rampant extraction of rosewood in the Toledo District lost its spotlight to the immigration and [...]

P.N.P. says rosewood extraction is unsustainable

Even before the Cabinet decision, Maheia contended that the poor Toledo residents who do the actual logging are being deprived of the benefits they could reap, if it was being [...]

Xiabe villagers and Hugo Patt clash on land issue

Residents of Xaibe in Corozal are up in arms over what they see as a plan to take over land in their community. Chairman Daniel Tzul alleges that since December [...]

Moses Sulph wants to lead COLA to Promised Land of activism

The Bishop Sylvester Memorial Hall on Regent Street will host the annual General Meeting for Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA).  COLA’s Vice-President, Geovanni Brackett is challenging incumbent President [...]

Security Guard busted for Attempted Murder

A security guard finds himself in prison tonight after being accused of trying to kill Antelope Street resident, twenty-eight year old Ellis Ortiz on Sunday. Thirty-two year old Nathaniel Thomas [...]

Belmopan City employee robbed of payroll

On Monday afternoon, an armed man jacked four thousand dollars from the Belmopan City Council Office while they were paying workers. A man dressed in jeans pants, t-shirt and wearing [...]

KTV Latino is back; Auditions are muy caliente

Fans of KTV Latino will not have to hold their collective breath any longer.  Musicians hoping to be discovered have practiced their favorite Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Barbara songs [...]