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Government negotiates $150 Million relief with bondholders

After offers and counter offers have been turned down by both sides, the five hundred and fifty million dollars Super Bond was almost at its own fiscal cliff. But today [...]

Even with bond relief, Belize faces potential fiscal cliff

The Prime Minister mentioned that the deal was struck primarily because the Speaker of the House, Michael Peyrefitte, intervened where the team couldn’t. But each rousing speech was ended with [...]

Colombian boat and crew busted in Independence

Belize has been documented as one of the transshipment points for the trafficking of drugs to the United States.  Narco-traffickers have used drug planes and boats to move shipments through [...]

New Belizeans swear the oath at nationalization ceremony

Leading up to the March elections, there was a frenzy at the Immigration Department as over a thousand took the oath to become new Belizeans. The hue and cry was [...]

Reformed tax structure; Chamber’s Xmas greeting to G.O.B.

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry this week called on the government to reform the tax system because the current structure is not conducive to economic growth. The amount of [...]

Chicken vendor is deep fried about City Council’s stop order

It is not over yet for Paul Ferguson, the fried chicken vendor who was removed from in front of Femina Store on Albert Street by Special Constable Selbert Butler on [...]

Economic Development Commission examining trade license issue

The Belize City Council, led by Mayor Darrell Bradley, has joined the Belize Business Bureau in forming an Economic Development Commission which will take a critical look at the current [...]

Senior Citizen gets 18 years for Carnal Knowledge

Fifty-five year old parolee Winston Dennison is going back to prison after being convicted on December seventeenth of three counts of Carnal Knowledge of a fourteen year old girl. Today [...]

Timely counseling for youth who was caught stealing

A fifteen year-old minor who was convicted in early December was sentenced to six months imprisonment at the Belize Youth Hostel facility. And while his mother thinks that he got [...]

P.U.P.’s reaction to Superbond Agreement

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about the agreement in principle that the prime minister says he has reached with A.J. Mediratta. The reaction from the opposition was swift. [...]

Creative Arts Industry loses one of its dancers

The Creative Arts industry has lost one of its own; dancer and choreographer Troy Longsworth, passed away at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital around three o’clock this morning. Longsworth was [...]

Super Furia’s timely music for the Ba’ktun

Super Furia is one of the north’s most active bands. In September it released Long Live Belize to coincide with the independence celebrations and this week, it released a song [...]

Port Loyola kids get gifts from Santa Claus

Almost two hundred children from the Port Loyola community received a surprise treat today when they were invited to the Port Loyola Health Center this afternoon. The kids were given [...]