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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 [...]

Warnings about date rape drugs

Easter may be a few weeks away, but the warnings are already being issued reminding the public that holiday drinking can cause accidents. But this year there is a new [...]

PM attends IDB AGM in New Orleans

Prime Minister Said Musa is in New Orleans for the Annual General Meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank. Over the weekend sessions were held on confronting natural disasters, maintaining high [...]

Fonseca to meet with Albright

Minister of Budget Planning and Management Ralph Fonseca will also be in New Orleans later this week, but for a different reason. He is part of a top-level delegation from [...]

Cynthia Pitts wins Madam Liz Award

Former Family Court Judge Cynthia Pitts received the “Madam Liz” Award in honor of Gwendolyn Lizarraga this weekend from the Belize Women’s Political Caucus Convention. A statement from the Caucus [...]

Oaxaca dance group to perform in Belize

When dance and music come together, anything can happen. In the Oaxaca Contemporary Dance Company, that’s just what they want. In their dance training sessions, they encourage freedom of expression [...]

Barclays has credit card promotion

The question, “Cash or Credit” might soon be a thing of the past, that is, if Barclays Bank has anything to do with it. This morning the bank launched a [...]

Artists record song to protect children

The message is definitely out about the Belizean “Jack the Ripper” but the reality of what he is doing still hasn’t sunk into many heads, large and small. Just this [...]

Three car accident, no one driving

Belize City drivers are always complaining about how bad other drivers are. But today, we found out that accidents do happen even when there’s nobody at the wheel. Gilroy Pinnock [...]

Lamanai Outpost Lodge – Hotel of the year

Many of them have been labouring in the industry for years without being recognized, while others have arrived on the scene more recently. But on Saturday night at the House [...]

Two fatalities in weekend accidents

A Cuban living in San Ignacio was killed in a traffic accident on Saturday evening and a Belizean from Orange Walk has been charged. Reports are that 36 year old [...]

Woman drowns in lagoon

A woman is reported to have drowned on Sunday in a lagoon near mile 8 on the Western Highway. John Olivera told police he and his common law wife Thelma [...]

Political Reform Report review this week

Their report may be out but the Political Reform Committee hasn’t had their last word. This Thursday, the general public is invited to a forum to examine the recommendations of [...]

Immigration Dept. conducts training

The Immigration and Nationality Department opened its annual training session today at the Police Academy in Belmopan. The department’s entire staff will attend three one-week seminars on a rotational basis [...]

Belizean Raleigh volunteer goes to Africa

Every young Belizean who’s ever dared to take up the challenge of a Raleigh expedition knows how much hard work it is and….how much fun it can be. For one [...]

Volleyball action at the City Center

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and you’re in tuned to Sports Monday. The mad dash for the best position in the volleyball playoffs set to begin this Tuesday brought a [...]

Belizean Four receive promotions

The last time you saw them they were being hugged by their families as they returned home from captivity in Guatemala. For their families, they were heroes all through their [...]

Guatemalans arrested for illegal entry

In related news, a Belize Defense Force patrol has captured a large group of Guatemalans who illegally entered Belize. According to reports, around two thirty this morning the patrol was [...]

Family Violence Unit gets training

In an effort to prepare officers who work with domestic violence cases, 25 Police Officers today completed a one-week training on the dynamics of Family Violence and related issues. The [...]

Police apprehended man bothering students

There was an unfortunate incident at the House of Culture this afternoon, when a man visiting the grounds is reported to have exposed himself to a group of students viewing [...]

Cancer Society elects new board

The Belize Cancer Society recently held it’s 3rd annual general meeting. In his keynote address, Dr. Neil K. Garbutt proposed that “attitude has a great deal to do with one’s [...]

SJC to become art and culture center

St. John’s College is embarking on an ambitious project, which will not only benefit students, but the larger community. The Landivar campus will be the site of the new National [...]

Belizean students get taste of Trinidad carnival

Two Belizean students got some culture exposure of their own at Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival as part of a cultural exchange. David Matus and Melonie Bowen say it was worth [...]

Bethel Primary joins fire simulation

The traffic was redirected on Freetown Road today while the National Fire Service conducted another of its monthly simulations. But this time, the exercise incorporated the new school fire safety [...]