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Prisoner at Hattieville murdered in cell

It was not a pleasant way to die. At around 9:45 Tuesday night a warden making his rounds at Hattieville prison came across the severed arm of a man lying [...]

Police do volunteer clean-up at shelter

While there is no shortage of crimes that need both solving and preventing, the police force is entitled to put in some time on projects that are not considered classic [...]

Children campaign against violence

While the police were making a civic minded at the shelter, not far away a group of Belize City children were making a statement of their own. Belize City students [...]

Canada helps out after Mitch

Outside of the cayes and exposed coastal areas, the greatest damage caused by Hurricane Mitch in Belize was the wear and tear on public shelters. Today, the government of Canada [...]

UCB to expand to full university

In its weekly cabinet briefing government today reported that there will soon be some changes in store for the University College of Belize. An inter-ministerial task force has been charged [...]

European Union calls U.S. action on bananas illegal

It is beginning to resemble a battle of the press releases. First the Chamber of Commerce used the printed word to lambast the United States Government for its alleged attempts [...]

First offshore bank opens in Belize

While the fate of Belize’s banana industry may depend on which side of the Atlantic wins the trade war, one group of Belizeans is taking its economic future into its [...]

Women’s Department holds forum on violence

Today the Women’s Deparment celebrated International Day to end Violence Against Women and this afternoon students filled St. Mary’s Parish Hall to hear more about domestic violence in Belize. Acting [...]

Research shows domestic violence is major problem

While almost all of us have an opinion on the subject of domestic violence, most of our knowledge on the subject comes either from our own experience or what we [...]