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Not in the closet, but in the attic; contractor fined for illegal workers

Jobs are scarce and it seems some hard-to-find manual labor posts are occupied by illegal workers. A building contractor had to face a Magistrate today because two of his workers [...]

Jared Ranguy formally charged for the murder of his family

A family of three was cold bloodedly murdered execution style at their Ladyville early on Sunday morning.  Robert Vellos Senior, his wife Karen Skeen, and her daughter Teena Skeen were [...]

Credit Unions affected by excess liquidity in banks

We have reported that excess cash liquidity is affecting the Central Bank and commercial banks, which are turning down fixed deposits. A ripple effect of this financial crisis is being [...]

Tourism expected to boost with end of the Maya calendar

As the countdown to 2012 takes place, there’s worldwide focus on the end of the five thousand, one hundred and twenty-five year Mayan calendar. Some believe it is the end [...]

United Women’s Group outraged over court order for Dangriga man to marry minor

There is outrage over the successful bail application of a thirty-six year old accused of Carnal Knowledge upon a fourteen year old girl from the Stann Creek. Since we reported [...]

He Burglarized Home Allegedly to Pay Bills

Twenty year old Elvin Myvett stole from his neighbor to pay medical expenses. Sadly because of his crime, the young father won’t be able to provide for his sick child [...]

Alleged Victim Didn’t show up in Court

Early this year, Joseph Budna came to the media with a horrific story of how he was abducted in his own vehicle and robbed by a man he had offered [...]

KHMH: Gianni and Joshua’s Literacy Corner

In September, City Councilor Andrew Faber and a friend Gianni Taylor died in a tragic vehicular accident. Taylor was pregnant at the time, which made the loss even greater for [...]

Santa’s KHMH Gifts Via Business Community

This morning three hundred patients as well as people sitting in the lobby of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital received an early visit from Santa Claus. That’s because thirty local [...]

Bel-Caribe Hams up the Hampers for 11 Families

And with just three days to go before Christmas, many families are still finding it difficult to make ends meet to put the Christmas dinner on the table. Well earlier [...]

George Cadle Price

The Right Hon. George Price led the nationalist movement and the country to self-government and then to Independence on September 21st, 1981. He is considered the Father of the Nation [...]

Banco Atlantida ready for buyout of B.S.I. factory and holdings

Honduras’ Banco Atlántida’s interest in a buyout of Belize Sugar Industries was revealed earlier this year. In January representatives of the Honduran bank visited the factory at Tower Hill in [...]

Firearms marking cooperation between government of Belize and OAS

The Gang Suppression Unit has taken numerous weapons off the streets, but the movement of illegal firearms extends far beyond our borders.  A Firearms Marking Cooperation Agreement signed between the [...]

Harmonyville is one step closer to becoming a reality

Months of efforts by a Belizean grass roots organization to acquire the area now known as Harmonyville and parcel it off into one-acre packages is finally seeing some tangible results. [...]

American physician sues pastor for hundreds of thousands of dollars

A retired American physician Doctor Robert Wyckoff has been in the news in the past days in a case of fraud by no less than a pastor. When we caught [...]

Closing curtains; goodbye to theatre’s Joey Clarke

Joey Clarke passed away from a massive heart attack on Monday night as he was receiving medical treatment. Clarke, a playwright and actor, moved to Belize in March 2009 and [...]

Dangerous bees sting 3 unlucky persons

A swarm of deadly Africanized bees descended on a family at Mahogany Heights off the Western Highway. It was a harrowing experience for three persons who were stung, while three [...]

Reformed ex-convict facing a hard knock life

There is a Creole saying that goes: When yoh think yoh have it bad, somebody got it worse. That saying applies to Leandro Roches Junior, a man who will admit [...]

’twas the weekend before Xmas; and Safiyyah has the entertainment lined up

Christmas Eve is one week away and across the country people are hunting for gifts to be wrapped. Safiyyah has interesting gift ideas. And if you’re looking for a jolly [...]

Toys for Tots bring Santa’s Ho Ho to kids

Christmas is the season for giving. Well, over a hundred students from numerous schools were today made a whole lot happier. The Toys for Tots Committee of the Continental Airlines [...]

Dr. Herbert Gayle’s Comprehensive Crime Report released

Since the release of the well known Anthropologist, Dr. Herbert Gayle’s detailed social research into Belize’s ever-present crime situation, there have been mixed reactions about the preliminary findings. The comprehensive [...]

70 year old murdered during Orange Walk burglary

The alarm went off early this morning at a business establishment in Orange Walk Town. Thieves had broken into the business, they made away with a small amount of goods [...]

But there is still one more hurdle to overcome in Sugar Industry

The House met in special sitting today to approve a sugar loan to the cane farmers. The ten million dollar loan is for five years including a grace period on [...]

Tint your ride, but roll down the windows in Mexico

There have been several public complaints from Belizeans who headed to Chetumal over the last weekend. The motorists are peeved about being held by Mexican authorities for driving a vehicle [...]

BSCFA elects new committee of management

Alfredo Ortega was installed as chairman five days ago to the BSCFA’s Committee of Management. On October thirty-first, a special meeting of the farmers was held to elect new members [...]