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2-year-old drowns in pit latrine

A two-year-old boy drowned in Punta Gorda over the weekend after falling into a pit latrine. Nelia Pop told police around five p.m. on Saturday, August twenty-eighth she was inside [...]

Shooting suspect shot by police

A suspect in a drive-by shooting was himself shot by police officers attempting to take him to the station. Twenty-one year old Marlon Budd, who has already appeared in Magistrate’s [...]

Fire partially destroys home in Belize City

Another fire in the North Front Street area, this time on Sunday August twenty-ninth, has destroyed the upper floor of one family’s home. According to Nurse Gaynel Collins she was [...]

Boys scouts denounce child abuse

Amid the wave of disconcerting child abuse reports, there has been one positive report. The Scout Association of Belize announced on Saturday that it will not tolerate any incidence of [...]

Manatee Week activities begin with logo competition

How would you like to win a trip to see manatees in their natural habitat? Well, if you design the winning logo for the Belize Marine Mammal Stranding Network you [...]

Four to study in U.K.

Four Belizeans will pursue post-graduate degrees and courses of study in the United Kingdom this academic year under the British Chevening Scholarships Program. Lorna McDougal, the Executive Director of the [...]

James Adderley has mountain bike race

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for this serving of Sports Monday. The mountain bike community under the leadership of “Popular Fat Boy” Spain out did [...]