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George McKenzie, goes to the Supreme Court

He might be on the streets today, but tomorrow George “Junie Balls” McKenzie will be in court yet again. McKenzie and Eugene Neal have appealed Magistrate Herbert Lord’s sentence of [...]

Bus passengers arrested for attacking conductor

In Police news, three men were picked up and detained by police today after they reportedly attacked a bus conductor on Tuesday. Guadalupe Tzib reported that three passengers aboard a [...]

Two men charged with carnal knowledge

Two men from Independence Village have been charged with rape and unlawful carnal knowledge after a 15-year-old girl became pregnant. The girl reported that in March of last year, after [...]

Human Rights Commission objects to whipping

The Human Rights Commission is condemning the revival of the use of the tamarind whip to flog inmates at the Hattieville Prison. The HRCB says the recent whipping of two [...]

Ch. 5 apologizes to newspaper editor

An out of court settlement has been reached in a libel suit involving a newspaper editor and this television station. Audrey Matura Tillett, editor of the Guardian, had filed the [...]

Audubon/EU launch three-year rural project

It would be very easy to walk into a rural community and say, “You can no longer shoot that animal and don’t even think about cutting down that tree. We’ve [...]

Miss Belize contestants introduced

This year the Miss Belize beauty pageant promises to be an event to remember. In addition to the traditional strolls across the stage and the various costumes, local artists will [...]

SCA does “West Side Story”

Since November, some very artistic young men and women have been rehearsing for the musical production of West Side Story. The play is an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set [...]

Anti-drug billboards unveiled

We’re always hearing that we shouldn’t drink and drive and to “say no to drugs”, but now the National Drug Abuse Control Council wants us to see as well as [...]