Editorial / General / Social

River Front Duty Free complex opens on tourism strip

A multi million dollar shopping centre which promises to rival the Fort Street Tourism Village is in the making. A multi million dollar shopping centre which promises to rival the Fort Street Tourism Village is in the making. The $15 million dollar River front Duty Free complex dubbed, a Belizean-owned […]

Crime / General / Sports


The United Democratic Party understands Jeffrey Prosser is in default with respect to the U.S.$57 million purchase price he was to have paid to the Government of Belize for the Carlisle shares in B.T.L. As a result of Prosser’s non-payment to government, government has in turn been unable to pay […]

General / Social

Proposed Spanish Bay Development on Spanish Lookout Caye Audubon has grave concerns

What is the Spanish Bay Project? A proposal to further develop Spanish Lookout Caye, located southeast of the city. The project includes recreational tourism, education and research components. The tourism aspect of the operation includes a dolphin encounter programme and will build on the current activities which are based on […]

Crime / General / Social

Haven House takes action to protect battered women

Women of Belize are taking a strong stand against the growing trend of violence against women. Haven House, which offers a shelter for battered women when their own homes are not safe, has announced a year-long campaign to raise national awareness about this private threat which hangs over the heads […]

Editorial / General / Social

C.X.C. Belize honours 502 students

Five hundred two high school graduates received certificates of achievement when the National C.X.C. Committee for Belize held its annual national awards ceremony at the St. John’s College Gymnasium in Belize City on Thursday, November 25, 2004. The students were honoured for their outstanding performance in the Caribbean Secondary Education […]


Ultimatum to Prime Minister: No new tax without reform!

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and the National Trade Union Congress have sent an ultimatum to Prime Minister Said Musa. They will refuse to support any move for new taxes unless and until the Government takes steps to bring about constitutional and political reforms. The coalition of business and labour […]

Crime / General

pregnant mother dies at the hands of lover

Belize City police have charged 29-year-old Lloyd When the expected mother of six was found, she was lying face down in a pool of blood, with a gunshot wound to the left side of her chest. According to a police report, Brakeman and his wife were at home, located at […]


Belize Bank tightens lending policy

Belize A check with the bank loans department has confirmed the reports. According to bank personnel, people wishing to make loans will only qualify if they have a co-signer who has the amount of cash in the bank or if, applicants have collateral that cover the amount in the loan. […]

Editorial / General

Editorial (28.11.04)

The joint declaration this week by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the National Trade Union Congress is the expression of two private sector organisations which have completely lost their confidence in the Musa Administration to govern the people with justice and equity. In the days which follow, […]

FrontPage / General

D.F.C. sell out! Buyers wanted!

The Prime Minister Since June 2003, the corporation has been working on a restructuring plan in an effort to make the institution more sustainable and to take recognition of the changing role of the development banks in the region and of the criteria required by the traditional multi-lateral lending institutions. […]