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Judge Meerabux suspended as B.A.C. hears case

It took a long time and a lot of legal wrangling but today the first step was taken toward the possible removal of Supreme Court Justice George Meerabux. Attorney General [...]

Another farm robbed, this time in Cayo

On Tuesday a farm watchman was terrorized and shot in the course of the robbery of a farm off the Northern Highway. Today we learn that on Wednesday a similar [...]

New problem in Mexico blacks out Belize

As if it didn’t have enough to worry about, Belize Electricity Limited was rocked this afternoon by another problem across the Mexcian border which resulted in much of the country [...]

Pre-schoolers parade through city

Every child loves a parade. That was clear this morning as youngsters from all twenty-seven pre-schools in the city marched under the scorching Friday morning sun. The parade, which went [...]

Monday is deadline to file income tax

The tax reforms instituted by last two governments have resulted in a situation under which the majority of Belizean workers are spared the burden of paying income tax. But for [...]

Cuban built houses sprout at mile 8

If you haven’t been out on the Western Highway in the last month or so you will have missed a radical transformation in the landscape around mile eight. Where once [...]

Two arrested in shooting of farm worker

Two men have been arrested in connection with the March twenty-seventh shooting and robbing at a farm in Gardenia Village. Seventeen year old Kevin Dawson, a laborer of Gardenia and [...]

Body of Cayo man found near Benque

A man was found dead on the banks of the Mopan River in Benque Viejo on Wednesday morning. Twenty-four year old Lucio Caretella and twenty-two year old Joel Cunil, both [...]

Murder suspect arrested second time

The first time he was arrested, the charges were dropped on a technicality. But this time the police believe that Randolph Cadle have to answer for the murder of William [...]

Burned drug plane discovered in Toledo

It appears that farming is not the only illegal activity being undertaken by Guatemalans crossing into Toledo. Recent discoveries by the Belize Defence Force indicate that several illicit airstrips on [...]

Visiting poet helps creative writers

Friday afternoon the University of Belize Faculty of Arts will be hosting a workshop on creative writing. The three-hour event will be highlighted by readings from a visiting British poet, [...]

Race in Pickstock goes down to wire

If you were anywhere around the Pickstock division on Belize City’s near northside this week you would have reason to believe that a national election was imminent. Banners line the [...]

U.K. donates equipment to B.D.F.

The government of the United Kingdom has demonstrated that although it no longer keeps two thousand soldiers and six Harrier jets in Belize, it is committed to helping the nation [...]

Espat deplores police thefts, ducks blame

While the Minister of National Security was having no problem in procuring equipment for his troops, he has had considerably less success in keeping it out of the hands of [...]

Two apprehended in farm shooting

Two men are in custody tonight, believed to be part of a trio of thugs who robbed a farm and shot one of its workers. On Tuesday afternoon Jermaine Rhaburn [...]

Van burned, owners says it’s because he spoke out

When a Port Loyola resident heard a loud noise outside his home around four-thirty this morning it may not have been gunshots… but the disaster was no less disturbing. Clifford [...]

New judge begins work on Monday

Efforts to restore confidence in Belize’s system of justice are beginning to pay off, as on Monday a new judge of the Supreme Court will be welcomed to the bench. [...]

Taiwanese Navy visits next week

A traditional attraction for joining the U.S. Navy is summed up in the slogan: “See the world”. And the same may be said for the navy of the Republic of [...]

P.S.U. negotiates transition at K.H.M.H.

The transition of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital from direct government control to semi-autonomous status will take effect on April first. Today the Public Service Union met with management and [...]

Port workers get money, union still “bex”

Nearly one hundred union members working at the Port Authority will finally receive salary increments. This morning another round was fought in the long running battle between the Port Authority [...]

UDP anoints a candidate in Collet

It’s almost three weeks since the People’s United Party, in a highly controversial race between three well known candidates, selected its standard bearer for the Collet Division. Today the United [...]

Orange Walk singer wins karaoke

Week six of Karaoke TV was a close contest between a number of talented singers. Here’s how the night ended. Williams Neal, Host, Karaoke TV “And the winner is Nalleli [...]

New eye clinic improves patient care

The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired has for years been providing the public with low cost high quality eye care… and with the recent opening of its new clinic [...]

Child wounded as gunmen spray bullets

There is a school of thought in certain circles that says all the gang type violence in Belize City really isn’t so tragic because it’s just criminals killing each other, [...]

Guatemalan resident of Bz. killed across border

Information is sketchy, but it appears that a Guatemalan resident of Jalacte Village in Toledo has been murdered after crossing the border into Guatemala. Fifty-six year old Vicente Ramirez, whose [...]