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Outspoken citrus veteran calls deal a sellout

Concerns over the proposed sale of shares in Belize’s sole citrus processor continued today with one director of the Citrus Growers Association claiming that details of the deal have been [...]

Canton moves from P.U.C. to oil company

He has headed the Public Utilities Commission since its formation six years ago, but Dr. Gilly Canton will soon be moving on to a new line of work. It has [...]

Government formulates anti-poverty strategy

The poor, it has been said, will always be with us. And while that old adage may be technically true, it does not mean that the reduction of poverty should [...]

Rapist will serve seven and a half yrs. for attack

Twenty-two year old Sheldon Baptist, who is presently serving time at Hattieville Prison, was informed today that he will not be released anytime soon. This morning, the convicted burglar was [...]

Fortis buys Turks & Caicos electric companies

Fortis, the Canadian parent company of Belize Electricity Limited, has expanded it’s stake in the Caribbean. According to a press release Fortis has purchased all of the outstanding shares of [...]

HANDS Foundation pays all S.C. West school fees

For the second year in a row, schools and parents in the Stann Creek West constituency will be receiving some much needed financial relief. The money, totalling over two hundred [...]

Exhibition highlights Jades of Belize

It is a substance that evokes not only the beauty of the jeweller’s art, but the mystique of a remarkably advanced ancient civilisation. I’m talking about jade and for the [...]