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Prime minister says economy is in recession

On the day the US announced its recession may be over, in Belize, Prime Minister Barrow admitted that we are now in the grips of a recession. Significantly, revenue collections [...]

Fuel tax won’t go down

And the news doesn’t get better because he the Prime Minister won’t keep a commitment to bring the prices down “no matta what”. Earlier this year on March sixth, Barrow [...]

Dean Barrow is happy his son, Shyne, is in Belize

The P.M.’s press conference earlier today, though it was primarily about the economy, had a moment of personal reflection. On Wednesday, Barrow’s son, known as Jamal Barrow or Moses Michael [...]

PM approves of City Hall’s discounts/incentives on property tax

The prime minister also commented on the current debacle at City Hall. Councillor Leila Peyrefitte held the post of Revenue Collections for the years of 2006 to 2008. During those [...]

PM supports Returnable Containers Bill

August twenty-fourth, a bill to add a deposit of twenty-five cents on imports of beverages in glass bottles and tin went through a first reading in the House of Representatives. [...]

U.D.P.’s process against mayor shows accountability says PM

Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers has a number of legal battles in court. Attorney Hubert Elrington is challenging on her behalf, the legality of Patrick Tillett as Financial Director [...]

Minister of Education voted for mayor’s expulsion

That being said, it is known that the mayor does not have too many friends in the U.D.P. hierarchy and that they can’t wait to see the back of her. [...]

Couple seeking legal advice after alleged political detention

In Tuesday’s newscast, we reported that two persons from Mafredi Village in Toledo were locked up allegedly at the instructions of Juan Coy, the area representative. On that day, fifty-five [...]

B.N.T.U. and Ministry of Education make new agreement

The proposed Teacher’s Commission was contentious when it was first introduced by Minister Patrick Faber. But it now appears that common ground has been reached. The Education and Training Bill, [...]

Flores Bus Company files injunction against Transport Dept

Turning to the perennial problem on the highways, road rage escalated to confrontation between two competing commercial bus companies in September. The Flores Bus Line was removed from the highways [...]

Traffic accident victim sues drivers and their employees

The court also heard today the plea of a traffic victim in a horrific collision involving a delivery truck and a National Transport Bus which left six people dead and [...]

Contestants vie for Miss Garifuna Belize City Pageant

Garifuna Settlement Day is coming up on November nineteenth. So mark your calendar for the cultural explosion expected at the many events leading up to the celebration. News Five Delahnie [...]

Healthy Living says “aah” to tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of the glands of the throat. It can be caused by a virus or bacteria. In Healthy Living this week we interview a specialist who identifies [...]