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Ashcroft becomes Peer, resigns as UN Rep.

Last year his name was splashed across the British press as the proverbial billionaire bull in a china shop. According to Fleet Street the bi-national Michael Ashcroft, who happened to [...]

Former inmate tells about prison shooting

At the time it was characterized as a prison riot and reported that several prisoners rushed an officer he had no choice but to open fire. One inmate was killed [...]

Adolphus says whipping is necessary

Prison Governor Bernard Adolphus also spoke with Dickie Bradley about the reintroduction of whipping at the prison. While human rights activists may object to it, Adolphus said something had to [...]

Belize signs extradition treaty with the US

Belize has signed the first post-independence extradition treaty with the United States. The document was signed on Thursday aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter “Confidence” by Prime Minister Said Musa [...]

Teahouse robbed, no one injured

We haven’t heard about any Chinese shop robberies for a while, but today a teahouse on Regent Street was robbed by three men. Fortunately no one was injured, and the [...]

CARIFESTA to be in St. Kitts

Although the regional CARIFESTA is not until August, plans for the biggest Cultural Splash in the Caribbean are underway, and so are plans for CARIFESTA week in Belize. CARIFESTA 7 [...]

Oaxaca dance group performs for kids

A modern dance troupe from the Mexican State of Oaxaca ended their tour of Belize today at the House of Culture in Belize City. Besides a general audience performance this [...]

Pre-schools hold city parade

You may not have been aware of it, but the nation’s tiny tots spent the entire month of March doing fun, educational activities to help spark their mental and physical [...]