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Buses to face new regulations

Bus companies will be forced to make some serious changes following several decisions made in Cabinet today. The office of the Prime Minister says that a statutory instrument has been [...]

Japan gives grants to three organizations

After presenting his credentials yesterday to the Governor General of Belize Sir Colville Young today newly appointed Ambassador from Japan Katsuyuki Tanaka signed grants for three non-governmental organizations to help [...]

Mother of Hemophiliacs suffers, tries to form organization

Most of us are lucky enough to have children who are relatively healthy, who go through childhood with the normal colds and fevers, and maybe a minor accident like a [...]

Brothers shot to death in taxi

After disappearances and murders at sea, violence is back on the mainland. Two brothers were shot over the weekend in another execution style killing. And, as in the case of [...]

A tourist drowns while diving

A tourist drowned this morning near Calabash Caye. Reports are that thirty five year old Suzzie Cho Lambrechts, a Korean woman married to an American, went diving with a group [...]

Three charged in B.T.L. theft

Three friends of former B.T.L. cashier Harrison Collins appeared in Magistrate’s Court today. They were charged in connection with the theft of over sixty-two thousand dollars in cash, checks and [...]

Cuban artist exhibits at Belisle Gallery

Images of the conscious and subconscious are the subject of an exhibition by Cuban artist Manuel Tomas Gonzalez Daza at the Belisle Art Gallery. The show, which opened last night, [...]

Bliss gets equipment from Japanese government

Video, sound and lighting equipment valued at over eight hundred thousand dollars will be handed over tonight by the Japanese Ambassador Katsuyuki Tanaka to Prime Minister Said Musa. The Yuujoo [...]

James Adderley has sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for a fresh portion of Sports Monday. Week 2 of the B.F.L. playoffs took 3-time defending champion Juventus of Orange [...]

Friends arrested in B.T.L. theft

Cashier Harrison Collins may still be out of reach, but police will be charging three of his friends in connection with the theft of over sixty two thousand dollars in [...]

Traffic accident kills taxi driver

A taxi driver was killed yesterday when a Zeta water truck collided with a bus on the Northern Highway and ran off the road around five p.m. Police say Mauricio [...]

New motorcycles for Police Department

Today the Police Department received a donation of five Suzuki motorcycles to assist the police in highway patrols and other enforcement duties within the city and countrywide. The cycles are [...]

Taiwan Chambers of Commerce meet in Belize

This weekend the Belize Taiwan Chamber of Commerce will host the first time annual meeting of Taiwan Chambers of Commerce in Latin America. The event at the Fiesta Inn will [...]

City Council cleans drains

Whenever it rains heavily many of the city’s streets flood due to poor drainage. Sometimes however, the solution is as simple as clearing the drains of debris. To help keep [...]

Government gives houses in San Ignacio

Five new homes were handed over in San Ignacio today by Minister of Housing Dickie Bradley and area representative Ainslie Leslie. The three bedroom homes were built by the government [...]

Charles Chavannes holds exhibit

While the Bliss Institute, Image Factory or the Belize/Mexico Cultural Institute can be counted on to provide frequent art exhibits, a Belize City coffee shop, El Cafe is currently featuring [...]

Red Cross donates funds to Central America

The Belize Red Cross has expressed its appreciation to the public for their contributions to our Central American neighbors following Hurricane Mitch. According to the President of the Honduras Red [...]

C.Y.D.P. rededicates itself to fighting gang violence

We often hear about projects being launched and then the participants fade from the headlines, but the Conscious Youth Development Programme is one organization that continues to let the public [...]

Community drug control effort launched

The Stann Creek District Drug Demand Reduction Task Force was inaugurated today by the Minister of National Security, Jorge Espat. The task force is working in partnership with the National [...]

Stolen goods recovered in St. Martin de Porres

A special police operation yesterday has led to the recovery of a number of stolen goods. Head of C.I.B. Simeon Alvarez says that they recovered five nineteen inch colored televisions, [...]

Taiwan gives $50,000 to Child Care Center

The Government Child Care Center has been renamed in honor of one of its governors. According to the Minister of Human Development, Women and Youth, Dolores Balderamos Garcia the center [...]

Courts face serious backlog of cases

The Supreme Court is in session and will deal with eleven criminal cases ranging from murder to forgery. But while it is hoped justice will move swiftly for these cases, [...]

Faber’s Meat Shop robbed

With a string of robberies in shops over the past couple of weeks, city residents are beginning to feel afraid to go to their corner grocery store. Today Faber’s Meat [...]

Police charge suspects in Chinese robberies

Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a business on Iguana Street on January fourteenth. Police say Ronald Cox, who turned himself in on Monday, [...]

Cabinet recommends meeting with business community

The Minister of Budget Planning Ralph Fonseca and the Minister of Industry and Commerce Jose Coye will be holding discussions with the business community to brief them on government’s proposals [...]