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Former P.M. to be charged with Theft

The reports have been circulating for some time and we have declined to report what was mere speculation, but tonight News Five has reliably learnt that the former Prime Minister [...]

Fuel costs down, but will G.O.B. tackle the cost of living?

The high cost of living is on everyone’s mind and when we canvassed citizens around the old capital, the topic resonated. Men and women wanted to know when will grocery [...]

… And what about salaries?

All that influx of money, however, will not do much to boost the salaries of public officers. Prime Minister Dean Barrow says he has received submissions from the Pubic Service [...]

Belize and Mexico meet to talk trade

But there is one way to stimulate the economy and that is through trade. And while there are historical ties between Belize and Mexico and there has been constant interaction, [...]

Customs Dept. praised for contraband busts

And still on the economy, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is applauding the Customs Department for recent contraband busts involving the illegal importation of cigarettes and liquor. According [...]

P.M. Barrow comments on I.C.J. process

Turning to another hot button issue, on Monday the document, which sets out the path to the I.C.J., will finally be signed in Washington by representatives of both Belize and [...]

American national jailed for expired visa

Pay up or spend six months behind bars. That was the option that forty-two year old American National, Juan Marcos Alba, received when he appeared in front of Magistrate Sharon [...]

Sugar crop opens to low cane prices

The sugar industry is facing many challenges and they are not sweet. There is a low sugar production, low quality of cane and low prices that farmers will be fetching [...]

Minister & Mayor: downtown will be paved for Christmas

Albert and Regent streets have been a dustbowl over the past months. And while completion of the project has been promised time and time again, commuters have had to suffer [...]

Women’s Dept. exploring intervention program for batterers

When the sixteen days of activism activities wraps up next Wednesday, the task of finding ways to end domestic violence will continue in the background. One means by which the [...]

Visually impaired celebrate with a movie

Today is International Day for Persons with Disabilities and to commemorate, the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired took the members of its Visually Impaired Club to watch a movie. [...]

Mennonite women have annual quilting exhibit

They are known for providing exquisite designs for quilts. And just in time for the Christmas, the Mennonite Women Quilting Circle from Spanish Lookout are putting the final touches on [...]

Complex Building renamed after Charles Bartlett Hyde

It is known to many as the Complex Building, but today the government’s Administration Building located on Mahogany Street, was renamed the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building. Family members and various [...]