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P.U.P. manifesto: lower taxes, more land

Election manifestos in most countries are the kind of documents that are read once and promptly forgotten by voters and politicians alike. That practice was certainly true in Belize, but [...]

Bicyclist dies after collision with car

An Orange Walk man lost his life over the weekend, the latest victim of a traffic accident on the Northern Highway. Reports to News 5 are that around 6:00 on [...]

Motorcyclist killed in N. Highway crash

The Northern Highway also proved deadly for another man, this time a resident of Xaibe Village in the Corozal District. According to police, just after 7:00 on Friday night twenty-six [...]

Canadian missionary drowns at Goff’s Caye

A Canadian missionary working in Orange Walk drowned over the weekend at Goff’s Caye. Police reports indicate that sixty-four year old Evelyn Campbell was enjoying an outing with a group [...]

3 wounded in unrelated shootings

A series of unrelated attacks on Sunday has left three men recovering from gunshot wounds. According to police, around 1:00 a.m., twenty-three year old Norris Leslie and thirty-nine year old [...]

Guns stolen from Belmopan police office

There’s an unsolved crime in Belmopan in which police are taking a special interest. It seems that sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning a thief of thieves broke into [...]

Spanish Lookout man pleads guilty to gun charge

The Mennonites have earned a reputation in Belize and elsewhere as people who follow the biblical advice to “turn the other cheek”. That may be true, but according to police, [...]

Mahogany Heights is name of new city

It was one of the first major projects announced by the P.U.P. government after the 1998 elections. And after a few delays, on Saturday the new city at mile thirty-one [...]

Fuel prices up, but Govt. will absorb cost

Worldwide petroleum prices continue to climb, but for the moment at least, consumers in Belize will be insulated from the financial shock. A release today from the Ministry of Finance [...]

National Council on Ageing appointed

Under the new budget women over sixty-five will soon receive full coverage by the Social Security scheme. Today the attention for older Belizeans continued with the appointment of a National [...]

Project Smile celebrates decade of dental care

With one of the highest per capita consumptions of sugar in the world, Belize has got to be an uphill struggle for dentists. All the more need for any help [...]

Sagitun tops Yabra; moves into finals

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re strapped in for another ride on what we call Sports Monday. With the Builder’s Hardware Bandits already waiting in the wing, the battle [...]