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Ceremonial opening of parliament set for next Saturday

The new session of parliament will convene in Belmopan next week, but if you thought it would be business as usual… think again. A release from the office of the [...]

Barrow says the media is key to his rebuilding plans

While we are not sure how the Opposition will take to the new legislative arrangements, U.D.P. Leader Dean Barrow has made it clear that he will be relying on the [...]

G.G. appoints educator to the Senate

On Thursday it was a journalist and a businessman, who were named to the Senate by the United Democratic Party. Today comes word that Wesley College Principal Brenda Armstrong is [...]

Gunman snatches woman’s purse, robs another

In crime news, Belize City police are on the lookout for “G.I. Joe,” a man wanted in connection with the armed hold up of two women in separate incidents overnight. [...]

Labourer found guilty of keeping ancient artifacts

While police in the city chase down a suspected robber, in Belmopan, a twenty-five year old man has been made to answer for the illegal possession of artifacts. According to [...]

Former activist tries to revive women’s political group

It’s like trying to take the sugar out of the cake, but a recently resurrected women’s organization is crusading to catapult the fairer sex into a more prominent role in [...]

Preparations for Expo ’98 in full swing

It was first known as the Festival Grand Market and year after year, thousands of Belizeans flocked to the grounds of the Belize Technical College to check out what the [...]

G. Michael Reid discusses P.U.P. victory at the polls

One week after the United Democratic Party was unceremoniously swept out of office and back into civilian life, the massacre at the polls last Thursday continues to weigh heavily on [...]