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UDP presents new senator

Facing a twenty-six to three deficit in the House of Representatives, the opposition United Democratic Party has nothing, if not a long way to go. Today UDP leader Dean Barrow [...]

Prison inmate commits suicide

An inmate at the Hattieville Prison is dead of an apparent suicide. At around three fifteen this afternoon, twenty-year-old Jason Flowers was found dead in his cell, hanging from an [...]

Pine Ridge threatened by beetle

It has been suspected for some time, but officials in the Ministry of Natural Resources have now confirmed that our spectacular Mountain Pine Ridge may one day soon be reduced [...]

Grocery store robbed of $30,000

A Chinese Grocery shop was robbed today in Belize City… But the amount stolen was more worthy of a Brodies or Romacs. At twelve-thirty this afternoon four men entered Vin [...]

UK donates more to hurricane relief

The Government of the Untied Kingdom has made an additional donation toward hurricane Keith relief. Working through its Department for International Development, DFID, the British have committed over six hundred [...]

Barclays assists with school lunches

Not all official generosity in Belize has to do with Hurricane Keith. Today Barclays Bank presented a cheque for three thousand four hundred dollars to assist the St. Vincent DePaul [...]

Taxi drivers fight eviction

In virtually any society, among the most colourful and expressive citizens are those who drive taxis. Belize is no exception to that rule and this morning I met a group [...]

Agreement reached in football dispute

In a follow up to yesterday’s report on Sports Monday, the National Sports Council, BNFA and BFL have issued the following press release. Hon. Cordel Hyde, Minister of Sports, this [...]

Belizeans voice opinions on U.S. election

Those of us in the news media are generally forced, if only by the nature of our jobs, to know a little bit of what’s happening in the world outside [...]