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Fire destroys home; no one injured

Traffic came to a standstill on Orange Street and Water Lane in Belize City at eleven-thirty this afternoon and it wasn’t because of the works being done on nearby Albert [...]

Mobile home and US$58,000 cash go up in flames

In another fire, this time in the Cayo District, villagers of Armenia witnessed a Ford Air Bus Mobile Home belonging to Harvey Lee Wood go up in flames. Not only [...]

Belizeans abroad support going to the I.C.J.

If you listen to the local airwaves, there is growing opposition to the compromis signed in Washington D.C. on Monday which sets out the parameters that could take the Guatemalan [...]

Burglaries on the rise; 2 city residents are latest victims

It is the Christmas season and there’s reason to be cautious because the number of robberies are on the increase. And two residents of the city became the recent victims [...]

Haitian national opens door to masked gunmen

In another case, a Haitian national at home sleeping was awakened under the cover of dark and badly beaten. The motive: robbery. The incident happened at his home on Antelope [...]

Stepfather accused of carnal knowledge; teen pregnant

And in other news, a man has been arrested for having sex with his thirteen year old step-daughter and getting her pregnant. The man, whose name has not been revealed, [...]

P.U.P. says it will oppose increase in business tax…

There will be several Bills on the table at Thursday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, which is expected to bring robust debate. Key among them is the Bill to [...]

…And says there are other ways to raise revenues

We asked Espat about his party’s proposals to earn the much-needed revenue. Mark Espat “Unlike the prescription that has always been handed to countries like Belize, that prescription being that [...]

Village chairman charged for threatening minister

The Chairman of Lucky Strike Village has run out of luck when it comes to Minister of State in the Ministry of Works, Edmund Castro. Mike Pollard has been charged [...]

Bill to amend Municipal Act to go before the House

We reported earlier in this newscast on the Bills to increase business taxes that will be debated at Thursday’s sitting of the House. And there is another Bill before the [...]

“Dignity & Justice for all” is theme for Int’l Human Rights Day

Today is the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Stakeholders in the industry including human rights lawyers, NGO’s and the Conscious Youth Development Program [...]

At risk youths get scholarships

Pitts said the commission was targeting marginalized youths and she hoped some of them would share their problems with the panel. Some of those same youths that Pitts spoke of [...]

Bureau of Standards on countrywide inspections

In efforts to ascertain that consumers receive quality and fair services, the Belize Bureau of Standards is carrying out countrywide inspections. And with the Christmas season upon us, the B.B.S. [...]

Mirror our Lives: an insightful publication on AIDS

Finding out that you are HIV positive is a traumatic experience for many persons as life as they know it is over… and although medication has made it possible for [...]