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Details scarce on Petrocaribe deal

Belize is anticipating significant savings on the cost of petroleum under the recently signed agreement between Venezuela and thirteen Caribbean countries. At least that’s the word from Cabinet. In a [...]

New policies planned for yachts, private aircraft

In other news from Cabinet, that body has taken a number of policy decisions. Among them are initiatives to better regulate the growing yacht charter industry and promote tourism by [...]

Tourism Minister: Carnival project will start soon

And while that was the extent of revelations from Cabinet, Smith, as has become customary, also took questions from the floor on a wide range of topics. When asked by [...]

…and denies he’s seeking Deputy P.M.’s job

And on recently published speculation that, as part of a Cabinet reshuffle, he might be tapped for the post of Deputy Prime Minister, Smith was as smooth as Teflon. Godfrey [...]

Manslaughter case against cop opens

The trial of police officer Sherwood Wade got underway today in the Supreme Court…and the prosecution is already having a rough time. Wade, it will be recalled, is charged with [...]

Galen University offers U.S. degrees

This week Belizean students received another opportunity to earn an international degree…without ever leaving the country. Today officials of Galen University, based at Central Farm in the Cayo District, announced [...]

Regional cooperation planned for fisheries

It is no secret that for the last thirty years fishermen from neighbouring Honduras and Guatemala, having emptied their own waters of edible seafood, have been working hard to deplete [...]

New bridge officially opened in Cayo

On Tuesday afternoon ceremonies were held to officially open the Agripino Cawich Bridge over the Belize River near Roaring Creek. In his address, Prime Minister Said Musa pointed out that [...]

O.W. man suffering from mystery injuries

It’s bad enough when you’re laid up in the hospital with life threatening injuries. It’s even worse when you don’t know how you got them. Jacqueline Woods reports on a [...]