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Fugitive killed in shootout with police

One of Belize’s most wanted criminals has today been scratched from the list. Victor Sanker an accused murderer who had escaped from Hattieville on August twenty-fifth, was killed in the [...]

Police officers under investigation for rape

While police may have one less accused murderer to deal with, tonight the pressure is building to clear up a major scandal within the Police Department itself. At the center [...]

Four arrested in drive by shooting

In other crime news four Belize City men have been charged in connection with a drive by shooting. Eighteen year old Norris Leslie told police that around eleven thirty on [...]

Fire leaves two families homeless

Five days ago it was the northside… today it was the southside’s turn to feel the heat of a fire. And while this morning’s blaze was less costly than Saturday’s [...]

Vonetta Hyde wins open scholarship

A familiar name has won the prestigious Belize Open Scholarship for 1998. Vonetta Hyde, a recent graduate of S.J.C. Junior College, received the highest ranking of any Belizean student on [...]

Minister talks reform with top civil servants

When any new government comes to power one of the first things it typically does is announce plans to reform the civil service. Belize is no exception to this rule [...]

V.S.O. marks 40 years in Belize

It is not the best known volunteer organization in Belize, having lived for many years in the shadow of its larger American cousin, the Peace Corps. But Britain’s Voluntary Service [...]

Committee formed to oversee closing of B.C.B.

(incomplete on yesterday’s newscast) He may be working himself out of a significant portion of his portfolio, but Minister of Tourism, Broadcasting and Information Mark Espat has reaffirmed his government’s [...]