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Eight mile oil spill on George Price Highway

Miles of the newly renamed George Price Highway were covered in oil this morning. A private truck transporting crude oil bought from B.N.E. leaked the black gold on the highway [...]

Telemedia shareholder meeting but no dividends

It might not be as highly watched as an episode of Law and Order, but suspense is heightening in the old capital this evening over whether the Government will comply [...]

Illegal activity in Chiquibul costs millions

A latest assessment on illegal activities taking place in the Chiquibul shows that the financial losses are consistently increasing. Friends for Conservation and Development says that a large area of [...]

Bi-national cooperation with Guatemala can fix Chiquibul problems

The illegal activities will not be easily deterred since Belize shares over forty kilometers of border with Guatemala and there are sixty-eight communities on the other side. But Raphael Manzanero [...]

Belize’s regionally high internet price

Belize is one of the least competitive economies; that was confirmed today by the Minister with responsibility for Technology, Joy Grant, at the launch of the national energy policy. As [...]

Will G.O.B. comply with CCJ order not to declare and distribute dividends at B.T.L. AGM?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think the GOB will comply with the CCJ order not to declare and distribute dividends at the BTL AGM on Friday? Send your comments and [...]

The economic indicators of living

In this segment we continue to focus on economic indicators for the Toledo District, one of the most economically depressed areas. We first look at basic cooking facilities.  In all [...]

Belize switching gears to low carbon economy by 2013

Earlier we told you that Belize was among the least competitive countries globally. It is also highly dependent on imported fuel. This morning, the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology and [...]

FECTAB says it did not vandalize Chukka’s equipment

It is no secret that Chukka Belize and FECTAB have been at odds for some time. The latest row is over a rappelling platform built by Chukka at Caves Branch [...]

Chukka says it does not put tourists at risk with rappelling activity

FECTAB maintains that the platform, while built to international specifications, is dangerous and that there is more than meets the eye.  As the two trash it out, the rappelling tours [...]

P.M. on the way to IDB and IMF meetings

Earlier today, Prime Minister Dean Barrow headed to Washington for meetings with the Inter American Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund. A release from his office did not say [...]

United Nations General Assembly

A top heavy Belize delegation, headed by Minister Wilfred Elrington, is in New York for the yearly United Nations General Assembly. Elrington is scheduled to make his presentation next week [...]

B.T.B. expects tourism arrivals to continue going up

It’s been a good year so far for tourism and recent statistics show significant improvement over the first eight months of last year. While cruise tourism is lagging behind slightly, [...]

Waste Control equipment; about $29,000 stolen

Mark Neal, of a Freetown Sibun address, appeared in court this morning to answer to charges of theft and handling stolen goods valued at almost twenty-nine thousand dollars. Dale Pascasio, [...]

Thief steals security guard bicycle

A convicted burglar who is presently serving a five year prison sentence just got an additional year added to his jail term after he picked up yet another conviction; this [...]

Get healthy with Healthy Living

You met Alize Reid on September thirteenth, when we reported that she was among several children who were preparing to undergo cleft palate surgery at the Southern Regional Hospital. Well, [...]