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More AIDS tainted blood; boy dead in Dangriga

It was a story that shocked and horrified the nation: three innocent Belizeans, two of them children, infected with HIV-tainted blood through transfusions at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Unbelievably, [...]

Strike fizzles but gas dealers satisfied

As strikes go, it was hardly a classic. Hastily called, poorly observed and ultimately ineffectual, the attempted mass closure by the nation’s forty-four gas stations served only to inconvenience drivers [...]

No hard feelings, says minister

If the man on the other side of the negotiating table was incensed by the petulant action of the fuel dealers, he wasn’t showing it. According to Budget Minister and [...]

Social Security extends coverage to self-employed

If you are employed to work in Belize, then by law your employer is obligated to enrol you in the Social Security system. But what if you are one of [...]

A.G. to defend death penalty at O.A.S.

It seems that Belize’s decision to amend the constitution to facilitate capital punishment has caused quite a stir in the international community. This week, the Organisation of American States joined [...]

Youth for the Future opens secretariat

So far it’s been better known for its lavish launch at the Marion Jones stadium than for any concrete achievements on the streets. But according to its creators, the new [...]

Mennonites show wares for World Food Day

There are few things dearer to us as human beings–and even more so as Belizeans–than food. And whether it’s a matter of quantity or quality, we have much to be [...]