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U.S. Investor tells More Tomorrow villagers to leave

Farmers in More Tomorrow Village are going head to head with a U.S. Developer, who is claiming land they say was given to them by the government. The village chairman, [...]

Avian Flu Alert in Belize; mass bird killing in Mexico

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority has placed a national poultry alert following a major outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza across the border. Since the outbreak in mid June, an [...]

Scotia Capital Investment report says Belize’s budget provides little clarity

A recent strategy report prepared for Institutional Investors by Fixed Income Strategists of Scotia Capital (U.S.A.) Incorporated discussed the implications of the Superbond and the budget presentation to offer to [...]

Further analysis of budget cuts

Following on our first analysis of the presentation of the Prime Minister’s disciplined budget, we take another closer look at the numbers. Pro Poor policies such as social protection and [...]

Management of secondary schools will remain intact

As has been pointed out, the education budget for the current fiscal year has constricted significantly for secondary institutions across the country. A reduction of approximately six hundred thousand dollars [...]

ITVET faces challenges

The Ministry of Education’s massive vocational training initiative, ITVET, is also seeing several of its programs canceled.  According to Minister of Education Patrick Faber, enrollment at the institution’s various branches [...]

P.U.P. wants voters’ re-registration exercise

The Senate convened its first meeting today following the March seventh General Elections.  While the budget for the fiscal year 2012-2013, which was presented in the House of Representatives last [...]

Burglars you don’t know and the thief who works for you

Police officers in the nation’s capital conducted a search at an abandoned lot in the Maya Mopan Area on June thirtieth.  They found a nine millimeter pistol along with a [...]

Accident on highway claims life of Orange Walk resident

An Orange Walk resident lost her life over the weekend. Fifty six year old Isabel Carballo lived on San Pablo Street in Orange Walk Town. However, she was walking on [...]

Busted with weed in his pocket

A Neal Pen Road resident is behind bars tonight after he was allegedly busted on Monday with almost three ounces of weed. Twenty-one year old Gyang Staine appeared before Magistrate [...]

B.T.B. says more tourists spent the night

The numbers for over-night tourist arrivals in the Jewel continue to break records and have surpassed that of 2011. We don’t know if it’s because of the “Heads in Beds” [...]

Health risks associated with sedimentation in Macal River

For years, the Belize Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (BELPO) has been against the operation of the Chalillo Dam in the Mountain Pine Ridge area of Cayo. Their concerns [...]

BELPO says problems could have been avoided on Macal

According to Gonzalez, the sedimentation problem could have been avoided if due process was carried our during the environmental impact assessment. She says that in his forty years of experience, [...]

Celebrations Calendar unveiled

Carnival is two months away and the mas camps are beginning their preparation at their regular bases of operation. But there are several activities that are prominent in the month [...]

Gwen Liz student commended for doing the right thing

‘Do the Rait Ting’ is an annual initiative by the Belize Police Department that seeks to recognize young people for their commitment and dedication for making positive choices in life, [...]