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Tourism industry blasts Government

They have established a trend by naming their pronouncements after various meeting rooms at the Radisson Fort George Hotel, which are themselves derived from the names of popular ancient Maya [...]

Audubon says it will sue over land grab

While those in the tourism industry try to hammer out a unified position, one group involved in the business of conservation says it is prepared to fight to the bitter [...]

Load of pharmaceuticals illegally dumped on roadside

It may not be as flagrant a violation as the twice reported dumping of raw medical waste in residential areas, but the pile of debris, dumped and burn today on [...]

Aikman’s candidacy may prove expensive for U.D.P.

Monday’s official release by the U.D.P. that it will hold formal talks with Derek Aikman on his political future have aroused a wide range of opinions and emotions on both [...]

Small offshore medical school flourishes in Belize City

When the eruption of the Montserrat volcano drove a medical school on that island to temporarily relocate at Belize’s Biltmore Plaza Hotel, it raised a storm of controversy between government [...]

Road accidents kill three

Three people lost their lives in two separate traffic accidents over the weekend. The first incident was reported shortly after eleven o’clock Friday night in the nation’s capital. According to [...]

Body of elderly man retrieved from the sea

But the roads were not the only place where death was visited this weekend. Shortly after one o’clock this afternoon, police in Belize City retrieved the body of an elderly [...]

U.D.P. courts former representative

The United Democratic Party today officially announced it has decided to enter into negotiations with former Freetown Area Representative Derek Aikman, regarding his possible re-entry into the party and into [...]

B.F.C.A. launches new aqua-culture project

Observers in Belize’s fishing industry have noted that the number of fishermen plying their trade in our territorial waters is on a steady increase, while at the same time the [...]

Principals discuss new primary school curriculum

A new approach to Primary School education in Belize is about to be set in motion. The Ministry of Education has given the green light for a new curriculum to [...]

Mexico wins international tennis tournament

Good evening. I’m James Adderley and welcome to this version of Sports Monday. The Civic Center Basketball Tournament is rapidly moving into the 18th playoffs. So Friday night we took [...]

Sixteen year old boy shot dead in his bedroom

There is another shooting incident in Belize City to report this evening; only this time it does not involve young boys fighting over drugs or firearms. Around eight o’clock last [...]

Man arrested on conspiracy charge in murder of pregnant woman

Police have still not been able to track down the suspect in last week’s gruesome murder of twenty one year old Geneive Robinson and her unborn son in the village [...]

Police issue behavioral pattern of murder suspect

While Taibo claims he has no knowledge of the whereabouts of the suspect and his wife, police say they are certain that the couple was in touch with Taibo shortly [...]

Budget debate wraps up in Belmopan

Two days of debating the budget in the House of Representatives wrapped up today. Prime Minister Esquivel and his colleagues were the only ones doing the debate as the Opposition, [...]

Opposition convenes People’s Assembly

While the opposition was a no-show in Belmopan for the reading of the budget or the debate, which followed, it did not stop them from saying what they thought of [...]

Chamber of Commerce hosts globalization seminar

The Belize Chamber of Commerce today hosted a one day workshop for its staff and members in Belize City. The workshop is part of the Chamber’s efforts to equip its [...]

High ranking Salvation Army official visits Belize

A high ranking officer of the Salvation Army’s Territorial Headquarters in Jamaica is on an official working visit to Belize. Financial Secretary Major Neil Suanders arrived in the country this [...]

G. Michael Reid with more on Children’s Festival of Arts

In last week’s edition of the Last Word, G. Michael Reid discussed some critical observations in the annual Children’s Festival of Arts. While presenting his views on the performance of [...]

Residents accuse police officers of improper behavior

As police continue their vigorous efforts to rid city streets of illegal firearms and ammunition, certain members of the force have come under fire for the way they are going [...]

Prominent tourism figure dies

A prominent figure in Belize’s Tourism Industry has passed away. Homer Leslie, owner of Native Guide Systems in Belize City died last evening at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after [...]

Belizean youth deported from Chicago

A nineteen year old Belize City man is back home from the United States, but there was no red carpet rolled out for him at the airport this afternoon. Orin [...]

Police round up base boys

A number of young men from the Dog Pound area of Central American Boulevard were taken into custody by police on Wednesday evening following the burial of their close friend [...]

Former Honduran president visits

The Former President of Honduras, Carlos Roberto Reina was in Belize today on a whirl wind visit. According to Foreign Affairs Minister Dean Barrow, Reina’s visit to the country was [...]

Red Cross Society gets donation

The Belize Red Cross Society is the beneficiary of some much needed medical supplies for its clinic in Belmopan. The donation was handed over earlier this week to the Director [...]