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A report published this week says that the water temperature of the Belize New River at the point where it interacts with the waste distribution system of Belize Sugar Industries Limited has risen by 5 degrees fahrenheit since last year. Of course, water temperatures vary from day to day, depending […]

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It may seem like excessive attention being lavished on a single bird, the Scarlet Macaw named Big Red, and much ado about nothing, but the concerns of this newspaper go much beyond this singular and now famous parrot. . The Forest Department, which has legal responsibility for the care and […]

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It appears that slowly but surely law enforcement officials are gaining the upper hand against street crime as more and more resources of manpower and equipment are poured into the fight. Surveillance cameras are also playing a leading role in documenting street crime, and the police mobile patrols have been […]

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The Senate Inquiry into  passport irregularities at the  Ministry and Department of Immigration which was interrupted two weeks ago by disturbances from the gallery, resumed this week with spectacular disclosures from an acknowledged  passport player, Mrs. Alverine Burgess. She explained in detail how the scam wasrun. .      She testified that […]

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A lot of us were astounded when the Barrow government announced it was considering an offer from the Ashcroft Group to build a deep water port for Belize using the existing Belize Port structure by extending it to deeper water. A deep water port out in the open, subject to  […]

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Any  Prime Minister of Belize  who has been elected to three consecutive terms would be wise to gird himself  for the torrent  of criticism which is sure to come his way, no matter how good or conscientious he may be. If some people saw our Prime Minister walking on water, […]

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In  his  address to the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry as guest speaker last week, Prime Minister Dean Barrow delivered one of his most illuminating speeches accounting for the last twelve years of his career as Prime Minister. Reviewing twelve years of tumultuous economic times, Barrow reminded the business […]

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The murder of a Canadian woman and an American man in Corozal  last week has the potential to severely damage Belize’s tourism image.                    . We are sure that the Police are doing their best to catch the killer, but they should not hesitate to ask for help if they need […]

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The Senate Select Committee investigating irregularities in the Ministry and Department of Immigration with respect to visa and passport fraud continued its work this week after its brief Easter recess. The Senate Committee called back the elusive Mr. Middleton to ask him more about his activities in procuring visas and […]

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For the two years since his transfer to Belize  City as the Officer in Charge of Eastern Division,  Assistant Commissioner  of Police Chester Williams has worked tirelessly with the gangs  and their leaders, to reduce street violence. It has been frustrating work. The last three months have been the bloodiest […]