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Sugar concession bill passes; Opposition says it’s not sweet

Government today introduced and passed, in one sitting of the House of Representatives, a bill that provides major tax breaks and exemptions as part of the sale of the Belize [...]

Opposition rails up with Godwin Hulse

Although the talk at the House was strictly about sugar, all was not sweet. The Opposition took a few aimed shots at Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse for his remarks [...]

P.U.P. walks out before end of House Meeting

While it appeared in our first story that there were fiery exchanges between the Prime Minister and the Opposition, it was more a juxtaposition of points rather than a heated [...]

B.T.L. Employees Trust gets injunction barring issuance of dividends

Dean Boyce on behalf of the B.T.L. Employees Trust and British Caribbean Bank, scored a victory against the Government, preventing Telemedia from paying dividends to shareholders at an early annual [...]

Government’s attorney says suit is an embarrassment to Supreme Court

In June of 2012, Justice Oswell Legall reaffirmed a previous ruling that the 2011 acquisition of Telemedia was null and void because the law passed attached itself to the provision [...]

Are charges pending for suffocation of infant?

For the third time, the aunt of baby Kaylee Burgess has been picked up by the police. Kaylee was murdered at her home in Ladyville on September fifth, two days [...]

Brad Steadman, victim of fire

A Belize City resident believes his property was deliberately set on fire.  Brad Steadman, a struggling artist, was not at the house, which also serves as his studio, when it [...]

The verdict is in and it’s…

A jury of twelve deliberated well into the night on Tuesday in the trial of a man who was charged for the brutal murder of his father. At around eight-thirty [...]

Kenrick steals a muffler and a PVC pipe

An unemployed construction worker has been accused of stealing from the Port of Belize Limited and today, he was charged in the courtroom of Magistrate Hettie-Mae Stuart. Twenty-six year old [...]

Peace Corps 50 years in Belize

Two years after then-Senator John F. Kennedy tasked students at a U.S University to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and giving service in developing countries, [...]

Biscayne Primary School gets a boost from the Chamber of Commerce

It’s the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s birthday, but the teachers and students of the Biscayne Primary School on the Northern Highway had reason to celebrate this morning. Through [...]

Tourism war and sabotage at Nohoch Che’en

Now for some bad news, the rappelling platform constructed by Chukka Belize at Caves Branch was recently at the center of contention with the Federation of Cruise Tourism Association of [...]