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Hijacking at sea leaves six dead

It was the high seas equivalent of the Hummingbird Highway hijacking. Only this time there was no holdup–only gunfire. When it was over 5 passengers and the captain of a [...]

Survivor shot in back, spends 17 hours in water

While the casualties were being counted in Punta Gorda surviving passenger Larry Smith was being operated on at the KHMH in Belize City. The 49-year old Smith, an American by [...]

Audubon elects new president

The Belize Audubon Society held its annual general meeting on Tuesday night and for some reason the environmental NGO, once an obscure collection of inveterate birdwatchers, has become the focus [...]

Belizeans dance for fitness

It was billed as “Challenge Day 2000: Dance for a healthy heart.” And that’s just what thousands of Belizeans did today in an activity coordinated by the National Sports Council. [...]

Belize cements relations with CARICOM

He came on a mission to resuscitate a relationship that may have been suffering from neglect. But by the time CARICOM Secretary General Edwin Carrington and his 7-member team left [...]

Candlelight vigil highlights AIDS

Ever since the world first began to understand the magnitude of the global AIDS crisis, authorities have tried to fight the deadly disease across a wide range of fronts. On [...]