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17-year old arrested for rape

A seventeen year old has been charged with unlawful carnal knowledge and rape. According to a police press release, a twelve-year-old female accompanied by a human development officer, visited the [...]

Man shot in head, still alive

A twenty-seven year old man lies seriously injured in the Southern Regional Hospital after being shot. According to Mark Bermudez, a laborer of one and a half mile Melinda Road, [...]

Police confiscates illegal game meat

During a surprise inspection on Tuesday, police confiscated over one hundred and forty pounds of illegal game meat at Joseph Wong Store. Officials from the Forest Department, accompanied by a [...]

GOB to insure government vehicles

Over the years the Government of Belize has spent a substantial amount of money to settle accident claims due to its policy of not insuring government vehicles. On Tuesday, however, [...]

Government attacks Southern Pine Beetle

Last week we reported on the Southern Pine Beetle ravaging the Mountain Pine Ridge. One of the primary reasons given for the beetle’s attack on over sixty thousand acres of [...]

Medfly programme receives assistance

The Ministry of Agriculture is the proud recipient of three Toyota vehicles. The gift is a donation from USAID and United States Department of Agriculture. The vehicles will be used [...]

BAHA monitors swine fever outbreak in Guatemala

In related agricultural news, BAHA is on the alert for any reports of Classical Swine Fever in Belize. Symptoms of the virus include vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, skin discoloration, in-coordination and [...]

Japan-IDB offers post graduate scholarship

If you’re a Belizean citizen interested in pursuing post graduate studies for the 2001 academic year, here’s your opportunity. The Interamerican Development Bank has joined forces with the Japan-IDB scholarship [...]

Habitat assists Belizean families

There are many families who are living in deplorable conditions throughout Belize. Most of them cannot afford proper housing. However, one organization has been coming to the assistance of many [...]