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3 arrested, 1 sought in theft of Mayan artifacts

It was an audacious crime but tonight police in San Ignacio have 3 of the 4 suspects in custody. A 16-year old student and a 20-year old man, Dennis Castillo, [...]

2 detained in N. Hwy abduction

Police have detained two men in connection with a brutal abduction which occurred on Sunday. Around 7:00 in the evening a 36-year old Ladyville woman was hitchhiking back home from [...]

Suspect resists arrest, is shot by police

A man from Roaring Creek is in the hospital tonight after he threatened a police officer with a knife on Sunday morning. According to police reports, a police officer working [...]

Ombudsman and human rights org. join forces

Since the Ombudsman’s office was opened in August of 1999 it has been working closely with the Belize Human Rights Commission. Today, both offices formalized that relationship in order to [...]

UWI officials meet on distance learning

Distance learning in Belize is fast becoming the best alternative for those desiring to continue their education while keeping their jobs. That’s one of the reasons the branch of the [...]

Hawksbill stays on endangered list

At one time turtle shell jewelry could be found all over Belize, not to mention the rest of the world, but that was before an international convention called CITES banned [...]

Sandals awards eco-journalism prizes

Its name is synonymous with the romantic luxury of a holiday in a Caribbean paradise. And while promoting that image has made Sandals one of the most successful tourism operations [...]