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New tax law already faces challenge in court

The Supreme Court is crammed jam with the volume of cases, but today there is a new case that is challenging a piece of legislation that has just become law. [...]

Father and step father charged with Carnal Knowledge

Two minors have reported being sexually assaulted and threatened. The first is a sixteen year old from the Cayo District who visited police in the company of her mother. According [...]

Four tourists robbed in Caye Caulker

Four tourists who came to enjoy a week of vacations in Belize, got a rude awakening this morning when a thief entered the cabin they were occupying. One of the [...]

Custom officer in missing medicine case released

Police are pressing ahead with investigations into the missing truckload of medicines that was destined for Guatemala last Wednesday and according to Police Press Officer, Clement Palacio, they are now [...]

Guatemalan woman finally has her day in court

The murder trial of a twenty year old Guatemalan woman was adjourned today in the Supreme Court. The trial has grabbed attention for various interesting aspects. Firstly, because the woman [...]

Fuel prices soar at gas pump

You will never know from prices at the local gas pumps, but oil prices on the international market have tumbled, registering the lowest drop in the last seven weeks. Today’s [...]

Allan Slusher appointed as Chair of Central Bank

It has not yet been made public, but Allan Slusher, has been named as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Belize for the [...]

Blackouts interrupt Albert Street business; more expected

The business community on Albert Street experienced a scheduled power outage today. According to B.E.L., the outage is the first phase of B.E.L.’s upgrade of its power lines in the [...]

HIV/AIDS batters children and adolescents …

Earlier this year, Belize’s health sector celebrated a significant milestone when no maternal or infant death was recorded in the first half of 2008. But according to the organisers of [...]

… And Belize and Stann Creek districts are worst affected

The need to close the gap in services was bolstered by the findings of a situational analysis of the Belize and Stann Creek districts that are the most affected by [...]

Controversial pageant has outraged past queen

It’s a story that has stirred the spirit of nationalism following its broadcast last night and tonight we bring you portions of yesterday’s interview with Margaret Johnson and her attempts [...]