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Child killed in island traffic mishap

These are not good times for Belize’s children. This morning saw yet another tragic death of a young one, this time in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. I visited the town [...]

Charges upgraded to murder in baby’s death

In last night’s newscast we asked the question of who was safeguarding the rights of 18-month old Santos Alvarez, the baby who was killed when, through no fault of his [...]

Youth shot in head, luckily survives

He was shot in the back of the head and lived to tell about it. 18-year old Keon Williams told police he was on Fairweather Street Tuesday afternoon when he [...]

Appeal denied, McKenzie and Neal to Hattieville

It’s a case where for once, the sentence stuck. George “Junie Balls” McKenzie and Eugene Neal are enjoying the accommodations at the Hattieville Correctional Facility tonight after their appeal was [...]

Ambassador Mike Mena, dead at 52

He served under two different governments as Belize’s Ambassador to Guatemala. On Tuesday, after two months in the hospital, Mike Mena finally succumbed to cancer in the United States. The [...]

Cuba helps Belize in sports

Cooperation between the nations of Belize and Cuba continues to grow, this time in the field of sports. Reports from our embassy in Cuba indicate that this afternoon Belize’s Director [...]

Cabinet looks to improve relations with C. America

In news from Cabinet that all important body has approved a number of initiatives that effect Belize’s domestic and international agenda. Two pieces of draft legislation have been approved which [...]

Elections Dept. holds open house

There won’t be another big election until 2003 but that doesn’t mean the Elections and Boundaries Department is taking a siesta. Today the department held its second open house, called [...]

Cashew Festival opens this weekend in Crooked Tree

This weekend won’t be another long one but that hasn’t stopped the villagers of Crooked Tree from making sure this year’s Cashew Festival is packed with activities. Things get started [...]