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Families of victims organise against drunk driving

It’s Belize’s number one cause of death, so I must be talking about heart disease, right? No. Cancer? Uh uh. Diabetes? Try again… Aha you say, must be murder. Nope… [...]

Police officer convicted of rape

The verdict is in and Crispin Jeffries Junior has been found guilty of rape. The thirty year old police officer, son of Assistant Commissioner Crispin Jeffries Senior, was unanimously convicted [...]

Accused arsonist may be incompetent to stand trial

In other news from the Supreme Court, the trial of an accused arsonist was interrupted when a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was incompetent to face the charges. Dr. Roy [...]

Unionised B.T.L. workers begin industrial action

Members of the Belize Communication Workers Union have decided to take industrial action to express their displeasure over what it calls the lack of commitment by B.T.L.’s Board of Directors [...]

Banana growers lobby for better deal from E.U., W.T.O.

Belizean negotiators continue to lobby for a better deal for the nation’s banana growers. The European Union has submitted a new proposal to the World Trade Organization which calls for [...]

Biggest group of graduates returns from Cuba

For several decades we have seen a steady stream of Belizean students head off to Cuba for courses of professional study that are known to be long and rigorous. Now, [...]

Whale sharks becoming major attraction for tourists, scientists

Whale Sharks: these difficult to find giants are increasingly becoming the target of both scientific and touristic interest. And guess what? Belize has one of world’s most dependable sites for [...]