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Belize wins football match against Montserrat

We begin tonight’s newscast with positive news. That’s because Belize is celebrating a pair of victories in the international sporting arena both in football and basketball. In Trinidad, game one [...]

Boat engine explodes injuring 2 persons on Caye Caulker

Two persons were injured when a boat exploded near Caye Caulker; one was flown to Belize City by BERT for treatment at the Medical Associates. Shortly after two this afternoon, [...]

COLA protest loses fizz before it takes foot

A protest organized this morning in the Old Capital did not have the numbers that two others had in the past two weeks; only a small group turned out to [...]

P.U.P. rejects 4 of 5 proposed amendments

Five pieces of legislation, among them the Crime Control and Criminal Justice Amendment Bill, Belize Constitution Eight Amendment Bill, Indictable Procedure Amendment Bill, Juries Amendment Bill and the Supreme Court [...]

P.U.P. supports Supreme Court of Judicature Amendment Bill

While the P.U.P. has rejected four of the five proposed amendments, including the controversial preventative detention, it does endorse the Supreme Court of Judicature Amendment Bill. Francis Fonseca, Deputy Party [...]

Should electricity rates go up to avoid blackouts?

Turning to tonight’s question:  We have reported that government is considering the buyout of majority shares in BEL, so we ask: should electricity rates go up to avoid blackouts? Send [...]

Celebrations for 30th Anniversary of Belize’s Independence

Celebrations to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Belize’s independence are just around the corner. A logo and theme were unveiled today and this year a number of new events will [...]

Government lays out case for B.E.L. buyout

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has taken to the airwaves since he announced last Friday that government is considering acquiring majority shares in Belize Electricity Limited. This morning an official four [...]

Cops charged in connection with drug plane denied bail

In the Dangriga court, five police officers and a Customs boatman who were charged in connection with an alleged drug plane that landed on the Southern Highway since last November [...]

4 suspects detained for Orange Walk robbery

On Tuesday night we told you about an attempted robbery in Orange Walk at New Hong Fua Supermarket located on the Corozal Road. Shortly before three o’clock yesterday evening four [...]

Francis Fonseca and Lisa Shoman give their view of offshore referendum

Prime Minister Dean Barrow during his quarterly press conference last week openly stated that he would be dissuading supporters of the ruling United Democratic Party from participating in a referendum [...]

12 year old primary school graduate barred from attending ceremony

During this graduation season, there are often jitters and bouts of nervousness experienced by students as well as their families. Graduations are considered important milestones, especially when children are transitioning [...]

Citizens of Decadence, poetry from the next generation

A new writer has been added to the growing list of published poets.  The Factory Books product line is proud to include seventeen year old University of Belize student, Bastien [...]

Dan Man, musician with lyrics about being Tyad ah gaht nuttin

From poetry to a local musician that easily blends in with the crowd. Dan Man is currently working on a new album but the funds are not easy to come [...]