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Minister: Venezuelan housing money done!

When it comes to plain speaking there are few politicians anywhere who can compete with Michael Finnegan. Now, only a week into his new job as Minister of Housing, the [...]

P.U.P. northern caucus supports convention reforms …

In political news from across the aisle, rival factions of the Peoples’ United Party continue to campaign in advance of the national convention called to select a new leader. At [...]

… While Musa denies he’s supporting Francis Fonseca

In related news the People’s United Party has taken issue with a report made on this newscast last night stating that the candidacy of Francis Fonseca for the post of [...]

New government proceeds with C.E.O. appointments

And shifting back to the business of government, the appointment of a number of new chief executive officers was announced today. Just for the record we’ll run through the entire [...]

Budget will be delayed as long as four months

One of the first tasks for those new appointees is to establish budgets for their respective ministries. But in view of the close proximity of the recent election to the [...]

73 year old woman killed in Hummingbird knockdown

A seventy-three year old woman is dead after being knocked down on the Hummingbird Highway Tuesday morning. Police say they continue to investigate which vehicle might have been responsible for [...]

Ombudsboy will stand trial in Supreme Court

The former Ombudsman’s assistant, Lionel Castillo, will have to stand trial in the Supreme Court on the seldom heard of charge of Agreement for Influencing an Officer. This afternoon Senior [...]

Cayo man pleads guilty to incest

A forty year old man from the Cayo District has pleaded guilty to incest. Court testimony revealed that the defendant had engaged in sex with his sixteen year old daughter [...]

Two men will face murder charges in Supreme Court

Senior Magistrate Dorothy Flowers has committed twenty year-old Rushane Andrewin and twenty-three year old Troy Dawson to stand trial for murder in the Supreme Court. This morning Flowers ruled that [...]

Villager sentenced to eight years for attempted murder

Fifty-four year old Graciliano Coc, who was found guilty last week of the attempted murder of his cousin, thirty-eight year old Emiliano Pop, was sentenced to eight years in prison [...]

Region’s libraries look to digital future

Over the next three days professionals from across the Caribbean and the country will be in Belize City to participate in the first ever e-librarian workshop. It is proposed that [...]

Engineers seek improved safety standards

In case you missed the announcement, this is Engineers Week. Under the theme, “Engineers Make a World of Difference”, construction professionals and students have been meeting at the Biltmore Plaza [...]