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Iqbal Singh says Canadian media reports untrue

On Monday, News Five broke the story that the first man to be successfully deported under Canada’s anti-terrorism law had been deported, to Belize on January 6th. Iqbal Singh entered [...]

Guatemala launches an investigation into border incident

The body of a Hispanic man shot on Monday by the Belize Defense Force while on patrol in the jungle about a mile inside the Belize/Guatemala border has not yet [...]

Murder suspect turns himself in

Marlon Budd, who was being sought by police yesterday in connection with the murder of Oscar Perez over the weekend, has turned himself in. Budd is the sixth man police [...]

Political reform recommendations approved

The final report was presented to Prime Minister Said Musa earlier this month, he in turn distributed it to Cabinet and yesterday they endorsed more than fifty percent of the [...]

Man charged with assaulting a child

Public awareness about sex crimes against children, especially little girls, has certainly increased but awareness appears not to have stopped one man from allegedly molesting a child in public. The [...]

BFLA produces video drama on teenage pregnancy

Tonight Channel Five is airing a documentary produced by the Belize Family Life Association called the "Tempting of Shakira". The program addresses the issue of teenage pregnancy, a problem BFLA [...]

Kriol website now on the net

There’s a new website for those who want to learn more about Belize’s Creole population. The National Kriol Council says their site provides information on Kriol culture, history and language [...]

Hurricane Shelter Management Workshop held

Although the hurricane season does not get underway for another five months, consultations are already taking place to make sure that in the event of a disaster, operations run smoothly [...]

BTL opens Ladyville Office

Today, Belize Telecommunications Limited expanded its service in the Ladyville area, opening its new office. Previously the office was housed inside the exchange building. Today, residents of the area will [...]

KHMH honors doctor from Shiner?s Hospital

Today a brief ceremony was held at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital to pay tribute to Dr. Jack Sheridan. Fourteen years ago Sheridan arrived in Belize to assist Belize’s crippled [...]