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GOB finally tackles garbage problem

Whether you live in San Ignacio, Belmopan, Dangriga, or Belize City, at some point you would have been forced to breathe the sickening smoke of a burning garbage dump. But [...]

Funds sought to improve sugar efficiency

Cabinet has also approved a proposal to seek funding to increase efficiency and productivity in the sugar industry. The ten million dollar project would establish a core-sampling unit, which would [...]

Human trafficking report to be released

In June 2003, shortly after Belize was placed on a black list of countries not complying with minimum standards to prevent illegal migration and trafficking in humans, the government established [...]

BEL grid goes nationwide

It has been a dream of BEL engineers for years, but as of this week Belize Electricity Limited can finally boast of a truly national electricity grid that stretches from [...]

Shooting victim can’t help cops

A ride by shooting in Belize City last night has left one man hospitalized. According to the victim, twenty-four year old Glenn Swazo, around seven Tuesday night he was standing [...]

Two sought in city holdup

Meanwhile, armed bandits have hit another business in Belize City, this time making off with cash and phone cards. Around eight last night, Hung Wai Chan, proprietor of Ah Konk [...]

Reef project began as Goff’s Caye study

Proponents of a project to manage tourism on the Belize Barrier Reef say they will hold a press conference sometime this week to explain their plans to the public…although no [...]

Bench painting continues at park

The “Art in Motion” project today got fresh instalment to its bench museum at the Battlefield Park. Thirty-two year old Walter Castillo, originally from Nicaragua, but who now resides in [...]

Jolly Roger appears in City harbour

If you’ve been to Cancun, Jamaica or any one of a dozen tourist hotspots in the Caribbean, you know it’s not a particularly new idea. But hey, why reinvent the [...]