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Lake I Squatters Say They Are Not Getting a Good Deal

On Thursday night, we reported that thirteen families were facing eviction from their homes in the Lake Independence Boulevard area. They have been removed twice before for squatting, but now, [...]

Audrey Matura-Shepherd Wants Union Senator, Ray Davis, Gone!

Senator Ray Davis, union representative, has come under sustained fire for abstaining to vote on the Petrocaribe Loans Bill. On April first, the N.T.U.C.B. met to discuss the controversial bill [...]

Matura-Shepherd on Davis – Round Two

As we told you, the Petrocaribe Bill was discussed by the N.T.U.C.B. after it was actually passed, and not before. So we wondered if perhaps the abstention by Senator Ray [...]

Businessman Busted With Over US $100K

American Businessman and owner of the Palapa Bar in San Pedro, Scott Harnish, was busted with over one hundred thousand U.S dollars in his home. On Tuesday, April seventh, it [...]

Want To Join The Police Department? Recruitment Test is on Saturday.

The Belize Police Department will be carrying out its national recruitment examination on Saturday at seven a.m. across the country. Today, Public Relations Officer of the department, Douglas Hyde took [...]

U.S. Naval Ship Makes First Stop In Belize

The US naval Hospital ship, named the USNS Comfort sailed into Belizean waters earlier this week. It’s the first stop of a tour in the Caribbean and Central and South [...]

Katerin Perez Stabilized at Shriner’s Hospital

On Wednesday’s newscast we brought you the story of nine year old Katerin Michel Perez, a student in San Pedro who was badly burned in an accident in her home [...]

Why Was Managing Engineer Terminated?

A senior employee of the Belmopan City Council, in fact the head of the Engineering Section, is out of a job with absolutely no warning. Javier Novelo was a head [...]

Yasser Musa Calls Rejuvenation Project Crazy

The Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project – it’s been dubbed revolutionary by its creators, the Government of Belize and the National Institute of Culture and History. [...]

Musa Says Money Should Be Used on People, Not Buildings

According to Musa, any search for identity or preservation of identity will not come from renovations to structures or a museum embracing colonial days. Instead, he says the fifteen million [...]

Lake I Families Face Eviction

At this time, thirteen families are facing eviction from a privately owned property adjacent to landfill on the Lake Independence Boulevard. These families had been evicted twice before and the [...]

Stakeholders Meet to Plan Second Phase of SM Belize

The Salud Mesoamerica Project is a partnership between both public and private sectors including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Carlos Slim Health Institute, Spain’s Cooperation Agency for International [...]

Details Revealed on Rawell Pelayo’s Indictment

As we reported on Tuesday, Orange Walk businessman Rawell Pelayo has been deported to Belize, following twenty-one months of detention inside a U.S. holding cell after entering a plea bargain [...]

San Pedro Police Still Investigating Death Threats

Three weeks ago, Minister of Tourism, Manuel Heredia Junior and San Pedro Mayor, Daniel Guerrero got police security after both received death threats. Not much has been said about it, [...]

Cabinet Hasn’t Seen Plans for Blackadore Caye

Blackadore Caye – it’s what everybody’s talking about in the past few days after international news reports revealed mega-million dollar plans for an eco-resort. The private island is owned by [...]

What’s the Latest on Puerto Azul?

And from Blackadore Caye to Puerto Azul, that massive so-called citadel of luxury in the Lighthouse Atoll complete with launching party in Cannes last year. That launch, attended by U.D.P. [...]

Big Plans for Downtown Belize City

Today, the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project was officially launched. The fifteen million dollar development was made possible through a loan from Taiwan and counterpart funding [...]

New Stamps Launched

The Salvation Army is celebrating one hundred years in Belize and to commemorate this milestone they partnered with the Belize Postal Service to launch a set of commemorative stamps. While [...]

Badillo Family Seeks Assistance With Medical Expenses

Four men were injured when a boat exploded near the hanger area of Belize City on Holy Thursday. Two of them had to be hospitalized. The captain, Romaldo “Romi” Badillo, [...]

Belize City Mother Needs Your Help

There is another family that is seeking financial assistance. A young Belize City mother is asking for help to cover medical expenses overseas. Two weeks ago, after she gave birth, [...]

Activist Promotes Awareness of Cervical Cancer

Cancer Awareness Month is just around the corner and while the Belize Cancer Society prepares for its annual pilgrimage from Ladyville to the Old Capital, one woman is busy preparing [...]

Rawell Pelayo Is Back in Belize

Former F.F.B. executive Rawell Pelayo is at home tonight in Orange Walk a free man. He was deported by U.S. marshals on a flight back to Belize earlier today and [...]

Police Investigate Infant Death

A toddler is dead and police are investigating the cause of the death of the eleven month old baby. Karen De Jesus Perez reported to police that sometime around seven-thirty [...]

Teenager Drowns Near Bermudian Landing

A teenager lost his life over the weekend in a drowning accident in the Belize River Valley.  The seventeen-year-old was reportedly spending his Saturday afternoon with a group of friends [...]

Looking at Food Safety on World Health Day

Today is being celebrated as World Health Day under the theme of Food Safety. It’s not a topic that we often think about, but it’s a very serious matter for [...]