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Barrow: Budget is bogus

It was presented a week ago and today, in front of a packed gallery, members of the House of Representatives debated the budget for the coming fiscal year. Leader of [...]

Espat: Budget keeping it real

In his government’s defence, Minister of Tourism Mark Espat rose to address the assembly. While Espat’s presentation did not directly confront the numbers presented by the Opposition, he spoke of [...]

Samuels: Budget fulfils basic needs

Minister of Home Affairs Maxwell Samuels was more specific, responding to the financial issues raised on the other side of the aisle. Maxwell Samuels, Minister of Home Affairs “The question [...]

Finnegan: Budget is deception

Although falling well short of his usual four-hour filibuster, the member of the House who spoke volumes today was the Representative for Mesopotamia, Michael Finnegan. Using a stack of note-cards [...]

Speaker’s bark bigger than bite

As expected, this morning’s proceedings inside the National Assembly Building were dominated by the usual political rhetoric. But before things got underway today, Speaker of the House, Elizabeth Zabaneh, tried [...]

Silva will stay in Cabinet

And in one final note from the House, Cayo Central representative and Minister of Agriculture Dan Silva this afternoon ended all speculation about his future when he told the nation [...]

Bank robber nabbed at border

In crime news, a bank robber who has been variously described as both foolish and daring now has a new description: busted. Mervin Reyes, identified as the man who robbed [...]

Police looking for Nembhard

While police have collared one accused thief, they are still looking for another. Steve Nembhard, a man whose resume includes a major post at the University of Belize, as well [...]

Cycling trophies donated in memory of Arnold

The memory of Belizean cyclist Dwayne Arnold is being kept alive…thanks to three trophies donated to the Cycling Association in his name for the Holy Saturday Cross Country Classic. In [...]

High school cricketers get coaching

It is doubtful that cricket will ever replace football and basketball in the hearts of the Belizean sporting public, but the game that rules much of the English speaking Caribbean [...]

New CD compilation features Belizeans

Belizean musicians have been going international for some time now, but the sale of their music has yet to make much of a dent in the world market. That situation [...]

2nd screen opens at Princess Cinema

For over a decade Belizean movie fans suffered in silence as cable television put the big screens out of business. As of tonight, however, connoisseurs of cinema will have not [...]