Editorial / FrontPage / General


By Harry Lawrence No Government in the world has the right to tax its people without representation. That is so because the will of the people is the basis of government. Prime Minister Said Musa points to the elections of February 2003 and his massive majority at the polls as […]

Crime / Editorial / Social

Fire leaves 3 homeless

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter A family of three were temporarily left homeless when a fire gutted their concrete bungalow house on Castle Street in Belize City on Wednesday morning. Next door neighbour, Eric Kisling said no one was at home when the fire started in the house which […]

Editorial / General

Punish those responsible! Concerned Belizeans advocate

The Association of concerned Belizeans (ACB) this week issued a statement in solidarity with the demand of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National Trade Union Congress for fiscal and constitutional reform. Without mincing words the Association recognizes that

Editorial / Social


Editorial / FrontPage / Social

Child, 9, found raped & murdered

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor Police have no leads in the gruesome rape and murder of nine year old Claudia Matute Ramirez whose dead body was found floating in a creek some 200 yards from her Pen Road home in Dangriga. Police say while the child was found wearing […]

Editorial / Social

Soldier 22 drowns in Macal while on BDF patrol mission

Twenty-two-year-old Adrian Coc of Gulf Company, Belize Defence Force, drowned in the Mopan river near San Jose Succotz on Sunday, last January 15 while on a B.D.F mission. A Ministry of Defence release says Coc went under while trying to swim across to the Xunantunich side of the river to […]

Crime / Editorial / Sports

Toddler dead! Uncle, 14, charged with murder

Fourteen-year-old Marcos Teul has been charged with murder for causing the death of his three-year-old nephew, Axel Castillo. The child

Crime / Editorial

Jaguar pelts:new pawns on crime scene!

By Meb Cutlack This is a story that will make most Belizeans shudder and do irreparable harm to Belize Jaguars from two northern reserves are being slaughtered for the international fur trade, possibly by the dozen, yet, it appears that the authorities aren

Editorial / General

Immigration taxation, steep increases for all

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor The Immigration and Nationality Department which now comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs found itself unusually busy at the close of the year, when on Christmas eve it gazetted a bunch of new regulations increasing licenses of every kind. The new higher license […]

Editorial / FrontPage

Editorial (16.01.05)

Events of the last few days have shown that Prime Minister Said Musa is sufficiently astute to do something to save his job and his government. But the Prime Minister is between a rock and a hard place and he is playing a high stakes game of bluff poker. Last […]