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Police close to break in Blake murder case

Since the kidnapping and murder of multi-millionaire heiress Therese Blake Ayuso on October twelfth, there has been little information coming out of the police department. Today, however, the cops were [...]

Burglary victims can claim recovered goods

Police say they receive reports of at least three burglaries per day and since Hurricane Keith a total of fifty-one burglaries have been recorded in Belize City alone. Many of [...]

Man seriously injured in boat crash

An accident that occurred around midday on Tuesday in waters off the Esso compound has left one man clinging to life. A contractor was on his way to work on [...]

More donations to hurricane relief

Offers of relief continue to come in from abroad in the wake of Hurricane Keith. The government of Switzerland announced a fifty thousand U.S. dollar contribution through the International Federation [...]

Agreement signed to streamline sugar industry

Since the 1960′s sugar has been the engine driving the Belizean economy. And although today’s economic situation is far more diversified than forty years ago, sugar retains its place as [...]

Youth Start Plan trains for employment

Unemployed youths between the ages of sixteen and twenty-nine will soon get the opportunity to undergo training and upon completion be given the opportunity for employment. Under the Youth Start [...]

New St. Michael’s College dedicated

Dedication ceremonies were held this afternoon for St. Michael’s College, the new high school situated on the grounds of the former Princess Royal Youth Hostel on Dolphin Street. Home to [...]

Artist exhibits and teaches kids to paint

She’s a mainstay in the ever expanding world of Belizean art…and this week in addition to having an exhibition, Pamela Braun continues her work as an educator. Jose Sanchez dropped [...]

New housing opportunities for stricken islanders

For many lower income families of San Pedro and Caye Caulker who had their uninsured homes literally blown or washed away, their dilemma has been a tough one: rebuild a [...]

Tourism Minister surveys damage

The news tonight once again focuses on the hurricane ravaged island communities of San Pedro and Caye Caulker. A story later in this broadcast deals with government’s decision to make [...]

Most bakeries increase bread price

Consumers have apparently resigned themselves to higher bread prices, just as the nation’s motorists have learned to live with increases in the cost of gasoline and diesel. A check of [...]

Bus owner criticizes rival

While the nation’s bakers compete for the appetites of Belizean consumers, so too do the country’s bus lines. We’ve reported on bus wars in the past, but according to one [...]

Courts pays winners, prepares for big draw

Six Belizeans representing the various districts of the country are two thousand dollars richer. They are winners in the third Courts Two Thousand and Win draw. They received their cheques [...]

Bread prices headed to $1.25

That conveniently round figure of a dollar for a loaf of bread is about to become a thing of the past as Belize City bakers say they can no longer [...]

Fuel costs up; Gov’t absorbs loss

Those high fuel prices cited by Belize City bakers could have been much higher. A release from Government indicates that the last shipment of imported petroleum products came at a [...]

No arrests in Blake case

In crime news eleven days has passed since the murder of multimillionaire heiress Therese Blake Ayuso and police have yet to make an arrest. A number of people have been [...]

Scholarships offered by Ashcroft Foundation

Belizeans who are interested in a career in business will soon have the opportunity to study free of charge in the United Kingdom. The new program is being offered by [...]

Dollar campaign aids hurricane victims

The Youth Development Department has joined in the nationwide Hurricane Keith relief effort. On Monday October thirtieth, the department will launch its Keith relief Give A Dollar campaign. The project [...]

Nigerian diplomats visit Belize

Assistance in the wake of Hurricane Keith has come from far and wide…and today it came in person from a continent with which Belize has historical roots. A delegation from [...]

Audubon helps Belize River residents

The impression given by some environmental groups is that they care more about plants and animals than people. The Belize Audubon Society has always sought to defy that stereotype and [...]

BFL teams meet in Belmopan

Good evening I’m James Adderly and you’re locked in to this latest dish of Sports Monday. For those who couldn’t wait for the return of BFL regular season football play [...]

Big numbers for BTL as Ashcroft takes control

By almost any measure you choose, it is Belize’s biggest, richest, and most profitable corporation. It is also one of the nation ‘s few remaining monopolies. That fact coupled with [...]

More incursions by Guatemalan settlers

Belize and Guatemala are supposed to be engaging in confidence building measures along the common border, but a release from the Ministry of National Security indicate that illegal incursions by [...]

Cases of Leptospirosis reported in Belize City

The Ministry of Health has announced that a number of people in Belize City have been diagnosed with Leptospirosis. The cases were detected after the passage of Hurricane Keith. The [...]

Rains flood out Family Court

The Belize Family Court deals with the stormiest of disputes on a regular basis…but today the operation succumbed to some rainy weather. The staff was sent home for their own [...]