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The remains of an era; skeletons unearthed in the city

There was a major discovery of historical value in downtown Belize City this morning. Police cordoned off the area on North Front Street in front of the former Paslow building [...]

Fetus found in dump site

Over at the George Price Highway, another discovery was made late this morning at the dump site. While scavengers were digging through the bags of trash, one of them stumbled [...]

European Union offers $5 Million for referendum

A referendum on whether or not to elevate to the International Court of Justice, Guatemala’s claim to fifty percent of Belize’s territory has been set for October 2013 when Belizeans [...]

Sex education and health revealed in report

A number of eye-opening facts were released today following a behavioral study on HIV. The National HIV Programme of the Ministry of Health and the Center for Disease Control and [...]

GDP grows but so does inflation

The Central Bank has released latest figures on the economy. According to the economic brief, GDP grew by seven point four percent in the first half of the year. That [...]

Not in the closet, but in the attic; contractor fined for illegal workers

Jobs are scarce and it seems some hard-to-find manual labor posts are occupied by illegal workers. A building contractor had to face a Magistrate today because two of his workers [...]

Junior on marijuana charge twice this week

The old adage says ‘Where there is smoke there is fire.’ and where there is Daniel Joseph James Junior, the smoke may have a wisp of marijuana. On Monday James [...]

Police comb empty lot for gun and drugs

On Tuesday, the Gang Suppression Unit found a cache of weapons at an apartment on Mopan Street. That search was followed by another this morning by the police who report [...]

Visa waiver for Taiwan is not reciprocal

We reported earlier this week on an announcement from the government of Taiwan that bearers of Taiwanese passports no longer need a visa to enter Belize. What wasn’t clear was [...]

Minister returns felled wood to Crooked Tree resident

Two weeks ago, the residents of Crooked Tree were up in arms threatening to put the Belize Audubon Society out of the village. BAS co-manages the Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary [...]

How cool is it to be a friend of Taiwan?

Taiwan is not yet waiving visas to Belizeans but this morning it stepped up with a donation that will make events at the House of Culture and group visits to [...]

Herman Longsworth gives a facelift to Berger Field

Vernon Street’s Berger Field, which is known as the home of many sterling football players, is about to be upgraded with funding from various sources after years of neglect.  The [...]

20 Youths head to San Salvador for anti violence conference

Twenty youths left for San Salvador before dawn this morning. The twenty delegates who left at five a.m. were not heading to a sporting event but to represent Belize in [...]