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Wednesday is latest date for Guat. evacuation

The painfully slow process under which residents of three illegal Guatemalan settlements in Belize are being returned across the border now has a new estimated date for completion. The Ministry [...]

Coye wins nomination in Caribbean Shores

The People’s United Party continued to select candidates for the next general election, which will likely not be held for another two and a half years. The most hotly contested [...]

Mopan River claims three lives

In a strange set of coincidences, Cayo’s Mopan River proved to be the final resting-place for three accident victims in three separate incidents over the weekend. On Friday afternoon a [...]

Mugger jacks bank deposit

A grab-and-run thief made off with a bag full of cash this morning in downtown Belize City. Carmina Baeza, an employee of Delta Store on Albert Street, was walking towards [...]

Man shot twice, assailants escape

A twenty-eight year-old Banak Street man clings to life at the K.H.M.H. after he was shot twice over the weekend. Ellis Meighan told police that he was riding his bicycle [...]

Alleged victims fake robbery

An armed robbery reported to police last week was in fact a hoax perpetrated by the alleged victims. On Thursday twenty-three year old Rene Miranda, a truck driver for Femagra [...]

Teenage vandals hit Belmopan cemetery

Reports from Belmopan indicate that sometime over the weekend a vandal or vandals invaded the capital city’s graveyard and caused damage to a number of gravestones. Police have apparently detained [...]

New housing project for Orange Walk

Forty Orange Walk families have now taken up residence on what promises to be a planned residential community in the San Lorenzo area of the district. Area representative Johnny Briceno, [...]

San Pedranos celebrate carnival

It may not rival celebrations in New Orleans or Rio, but San Pedro’s pre-Lenten carnival got underway over the weekend. The carnival parade pictured here took place on Saturday afternoon [...]

New park created in Mountain Pine Ridge

The Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve may be suffering from the devastation of the Southern Bark Beetle, but that has not stopped the creation of a new park in the [...]

Vocational education receives major funding

Belizean students who plan on making a career as skilled tradesmen or women now have more opportunities to learn their craft. This is thanks to a twenty-six million dollar Caribbean [...]

Cartoon booklet promotes children’s rights

A pocket-sized booklet outlining children’s rights and responsibilities in cartoon form was this morning launched at the Hattieville Government School. According to National Human Rights Coordinator Maria Gamero, the publication [...]

Boxing successfully returns to Bird’s Isle

Good evening I’m James Adderley and we certainly want you to partake of this clubbing version of Sports Monday. The fight world in Belize has literally been in chaos over [...]