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Mayor wants a piece of cruise tax for city

After riding into office on a tidal wave of popular support, the U.D.P. City Council did not take long to realise that municipal governance has less to do with glory [...]

Oil company stays silent on mishap at well

Belize Natural Energy is refraining from public comment regarding last week’s incident in Spanish Lookout except to say that the matter is currently the subject of an internal investigation. That [...]

D.F.C. inquiry will resume at month

In the wake of the death of Commission Chair David Price, the investigations into the mismanagement at the Development Finance Corporation have faded into the media background. But tonight the [...]

Shrimp growers: many challenges face industry

With the financially strapped Nova shrimp farm recently place under receivership, it is conceivable that over one half of the nation’s traditional shrimp production may be lost to the market. [...]

Cabinet approves raise in minimum wage

And in another piece of economic news, Cabinet has approved the recommendation of the Wages Council for a hike in the nation’s minimum wage. The increase, to be phased in [...]

Elderly couple robbed at gunpoint

Three men have been detained by police in connection with the armed robbery of an elderly Belize City couple. Seventy-one year old Radiance Sutherland told police that around one-thirty on [...]

Cops arrest teens for gun theft

Two teenagers are tonight behind bars, charged with stealing two guns from a Belize City home. Fifty-seven year old Lindsay Belisle reported to police that sometime between four and six [...]

Woman fined after dog bites cop

A Belize City woman has been fined a hundred and fifty dollars for “Permitting an Unmuzzled Ferocious Dog to be at Large”. Thirty-seven year old Juanita Uter pled guilty to [...]

Another flasher gets jail time

And speaking of strange offences, for the second time in two months, a Belize City man has been found guilty of Exposing his Person in Public. This morning Magistrate Roberto [...]

Suspect detained for woman

On last night’s newscast we reported on the detention of a suspect in connection with the disappearance–and possible murder–of Janet Rivers Myvette. Today we are informed that the man in [...]

Police Yabra initiative assisted by Y.F.F.

It’s a pet project of the Police Department in an area more often associated with despair than upliftment. Today that effort received a financial boost from a familiar source. Jacqueline [...]