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We the People seeks public support

Its initial appearance on the public scene a few years back was greeted with a mixture of scepticism, enthusiasm and curiosity. Thumbing its nose at traditional fundraising and flipping the [...]

Independent slate runs for Belmopan council

In related news, the proliferation of independent candidates appears to be extending to the March municipal elections. Today we received a release from a group call B-SAFE, the Belmopan Social [...]

Belize City shopkeeper beaten and robbed

It’s not exactly an unknown type of crime, but what was once a near nightly occurrence on the streets of Belize City has in recent months been reduced to a [...]

Deportations of illegal Central Americans continue

They celebrated New Year’s behind bars, but come next week the first set of illegal immigrants for 2003 will be sent home. The prisoners, who number around thirty, hail mainly [...]

Memorial service to be held for 3 missing at sea

Tonight, we regret to report that the search for three people missing at sea since December twenty-seventh has officially been called off. On Wednesday, a memorial service will be held [...]

Airport arrivals on major upswing

On yesterday’s newscast B.T.B. director Tracy Taegar summarized the latest tourism figures, pointing to a whopping five fold increase in 2002 cruise arrivals, a respectable two percent rise in airport [...]

BAHA director moves to regional post

Beginning on Monday a new chief, Nerie Sanz, will be taking over at the Belize Agricultural Health Authority. BAHA’s current Managing Director, Pamela Scott, is leaving for El Salvador where [...]

Govt. pig operation leased to private company

The pig rearing facility at Central Farm has been transferred to private ownership. A contract was signed today awarding a ten-year lease on the facility to a Guatemalan company, Progenitores [...]

Belize and Spain improve relations

This morning, representatives of the governments of Belize and Spain met in Belize City to finalize plans to enhance relations between the two countries. As part of the discussions, the [...]

Career banker dies of leukemia

Tonight, the banking community, along with many other Belizeans, mourns the death of one of its own. On Friday, forty-five year old Leopoldo Waight, Director of Provident Bank, died in [...]

“Summit” looks at freshwater resources

We often point to Belize’s magnificent Caribbean coast, reefs, cayes and adjoining seas as perhaps the nation’s greatest natural resource. But when it comes to water, Belize’s most important variety [...]