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88 people arrested in National Security sweep

An anti-crime operation over the weekend in the northern districts called, “Operation Brimstone” led to the arrest of eighty-eight people. According to the Ministry of National Security, Operation Brimstone is [...]

Tourist drowns off San Pedro

A tourist drowned yesterday afternoon near San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Police say forty year old Karen Perkins, from Los Angeles, California was on a diving trip to Tuffy Dive site, [...]

Bicyclist killed by bus on Southern Highway

A man is dead after being hit by a bus Saturday night on the Southern Highway. Police report a Z-Line Bus driven by Teopilo Chavarria was travelling from Independence to [...]

Police rule Y.E.A. inmate death a suicide

Almost one week after twenty-two year old Jeffrey Bradley was found hanging in a punishment cell at the Youth Enhancement Academy, today the Criminal Investigation Branch announced their investigation suggests [...]

Liquor Licensing Board to crackdown on stores and nightclubs

Every year in January the Intoxicating Liquor Licensing Board meets to approve liquor licenses and review the major problems over the year. The board, which has the participation of the [...]

Min. of Housing comments on subletting of Government houses

On Friday’s newscast, we reported on a woman who was evicted after failing to pay rent. But the story also raised the issue of people subletting government houses. Today we [...]

Library to hold rap contest

Budding musicians could get their big break, or at least the chance to be live on stage this week with the start of the National Library Service Rap Contest. The [...]

Chan Chich Lodge wins Hideaway Report’s award

Another of Belize’s hotels has been recognized by a travel publication. Chan Chich Lodge has been selected as the Grand Award Winner in Hideaway Report’s twentieth annual hideaways of the [...]

James Adderley has Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley so pull up for another portion of Sports Monday. The Belmopan Bandits came to Belize City looking for destiny – looking to make the B.F.L. [...]