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Citrus growers quarrel over sale of company

With world prices for orange and grapefruit rising dramatically, Belize’s Citrus Industry is in the best shape in over a decade. But despite the economic optimism, controversy is once again [...]

First month?s G.S.T. collections beat projections

It was implemented on July first and today we are informed that the first month’s figures on G.S.T. indicate that the new tax’s collection is running an impressive thirty-three percent [...]

Guatemalan foreign minister visits Belize

There was no advance notice, hence the lack of any meaningful coverage. But on Monday Guatemala’s newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gert Rosenthal, paid a quick visit to Belize. [...]

BETEX prepares for large attendance

The Belize Tourism Expo is a week away and event organizers say anticipated attendance from travel agents interested in selling Belize is up twenty percent from 2004. According to Andrew [...]

Deer dance will complement Jade exhibition

What do the environment and a dance have in common? Well nothing unless you’re part of a traditional Mayan cultural group from Otoxha Village in Toledo. Those artists will be [...]

Creole Museum recreates bygone era

Numerous census exercises over the last three decades tell us that Belize’s Creoles are no longer the nation’s largest ethnic group. But Creole culture … that’s another story. Today, I [...]

Steve Irwin?s death a freak occurrence, say experts

Across the world tonight, thousands of fans of Steve Irwin, better known as the Crocodile Hunter, continue to mourn his death. Over the weekend, Irwin was struck in the heart [...]

Reporter dives with the sharks and stingrays

Channel Five’s William Neal has been in some tight spots during his distinguished broadcasting career, but none can quite measure up to the time in 1999 when he took the [...]