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When minister’s away, the Rosewood Kings getaway

The harvesting of rosewood is illegal and there is a moratorium in place since March sixteenth, 2012, but that has not stopped the highly lucrative trade to markets in China, [...]

After rosewood taken from Forest Department, amnesty declared?

But while there are certainly more questions than answers, the clouds are beginning to clear away from what is actually taking place on the rosewood scene. This afternoon a release [...]

Do you believe there is official involvement in the illegal harvesting of rosewood?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe there is official involvement in the illegal harvesting of rosewood? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post [...]

Butane prices drop

There is some good news tonight that will affect households across the country. The price of butane is going down significantly effective this Wednesday. A release from the Supplies Control [...]

Not dead, but Lionel Ramos badly beaten

Earlier today, there was information circulating of a murder on the streets of the Old Capital. And while we can say that there was no life lost to the street [...]

Unions deal dependent on Petroleum find

Last Friday, the Unions’ Joint Negotiation Team met with G.O.B. and received a counterproposal to their counterproposal, and even though word was that the unions were to have issued a [...]

P.U.P. government would say no to Belize on Guatemala passport

The National Executive of the People’s United Party met this morning. It took a decision in respect of the new Guatemalan passports which are causing a firestorm among Belizeans.  As [...]

Charged with drug trafficking

Three Belize City men, on pretrial detention for separate charges, were arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court today for joint possession of marijuana.  Twenty-four year old Orel Leslie, on remand for [...]

UWI’s media workshop on portrayal of violence

A media workshop was held at the University of the West Indies today in Belize City under the auspices of their alumni association. The association intends to become a catalyst [...]

Sociologist says violence on the media has adverse effects on the psyche

But does the reporting of crime contribute to the increase in violence? Do the communities in which the youth of today live also influence their character and their actions? What [...]

McDonalds & Subway now hiring Belizeans for Canada

Having an opinion about a topic is easy, but finding a job is one of the most difficult tasks a person can be presented with. According to the Statistical Institute [...]

Cycling elections result protested

The Belize Cycling Association is currently having elections in each district to usher in a new board. The incumbent president, Emil Moreno won the western zone on Sunday, but there [...]

Burning the cane; the real ‘Farmville’ story

The sugar industry remains one of the single most important industries.  At least one hundred thousand tons of sugar is produced annually both for export and for the local market. [...]