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S.S.B. injects $15 Million in B.E.L.

The Social Security Investment Committee, last Friday, approved a substantial investment to Belize Electricity Limited. The investment of fifteen million dollars got the nod to rescue the government owned utility [...]

S.S.B. Chairman says B.E.L. is a safe investment

According to S.S.B. executives, B.E.L. is need of operating capital and the S.S.B. has excess liquidity in reserves.   Jose Sanchez “How fast would we see those funds being transferred [...]

Remembering 2 slain Cayo females

There are parallels to be drawn between the murders of Jasmine Lowe and Suzenne Martinez. Both young women, residents of the Cayo district, were attacked, murdered and their bodies discarded. [...]

PM on separation of powers amidst Cayo citizens’ demands

This coming Thursday, businesses in Cayo will be closing down in protest of recent murders and other violence in the district. The B.N.T.U. Cayo branch late this afternoon said it [...]

Arguments conclude for Telemedia and B.E.L. Appeals Court case

Arguments concluded today in the court of appeal in the nationalization of B.T.L. and B.E.L. British Barrister Nigel Pleming representing the British Caribbean Bank’s arguments focused on why the 2011 [...]

Embassy warning for U.S. Citizens

Due to increased violent crime in the country, the United States Embassy of Belize has issued a security warning to its citizens who are either on holiday or living in [...]

COLA’s “State of the Nation” Address

Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA, under the presidency of Giovanni Brackett, held press conference this morning to discuss a range of current social and political issues affecting the [...]

2 Belizeans and 1 Mexican walk in a bar; 3 walk out with cocaine charges

Two Belizeans and a Mexican national were busted with cocaine on Sunday after police searched their vehicle at a bar in Corozal. The cops were tipped off about the drugs [...]

1 man’s shove strong enough for 3 assault charges on cops

A part time boxer and construction worker, twenty-nine year old Harrison Smith is in trouble with the courts after he allegedly assaulted not one, but three police officers over the [...]

“Horse” free of marijuana possession

A police foul up has resulted in a drug trafficking case against the well known street figure, Jermaine “Horse” Garnett being thrown out. On May twenty-second, 2011, Garnett was accused [...]

Canada donates forensic ballistic system to Belize

A forensic ballistic system donated by the Canadian government will be inaugurated this Friday. Coinciding with that event will be a visit by Canada’s minister of state of Foreign Affairs, [...]

Depression: A Global Crisis

World Mental Health Day was first celebrated internationally twenty years ago and locally, this year activities were held throughout the country in observance of the day. The World Health Organization [...]

Belize plays baseball at CODICADER Games in Panama

For the first time, Belize is competing in baseball at the CODICADER Games in Panama. Softball National Champs, San Pedro High School, along with several skilled athletes from across the [...]