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Day two yields more guns, grenades

Day two of the Cash For Guns programme has taken some new weapons off the street including an undisclosed number of hand grenades. The British manufactured grenades were part of [...]

Gun found in Hattieville Prison cell

One firearm that never made it to the cash for guns depot has been found in–of all places–a cell at Hattieville Prison. The thirty-eight special and two rounds of ammunition [...]

Footballers beaten by police will take action

On last night’s newscast we spoke to a relative who described the beating given by Orange Walk police to football stars Norman “Tilliman” Nunez and Charlie Slusher. Immediately after our [...]

Mixed commission holds first meeting in Guatemala

The mixed commission on the Belize Guatemala dispute held its inaugural meeting today in Guatemala City. According to a Belize government press release, the five members from each country reached [...]

PACT funds help El Pilar Maya site

The El Pilar Archaeological Reserve in Cayo is the latest beneficiary of small grants funding from the Protected Areas Conservation Trust. PACT, which is financed primarily by a seven dollar [...]

Sea turtle tracked by satellite to Belize

In the past we’ve run stories on the electronic tracking of monkeys and manatees…and recently took a frightening look at a project to implant radio transmitters in the deadly fer [...]

New book launched in Belize City

After nearly two decades of unmitigated bombardment from satellite television, books are enjoying a renaissance in Belize. This morning I had the opportunity to preview the latest offering. Jacqueline Woods, [...]

Phase one of Yabra project dedicated

Fifteen months ago ground was broken on an ambitious project that promised to change the face of one of Belize City’s most well known neighbourhoods. Fifteen months later phase one [...]