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P.G. student clings to life

A student of the Julian Cho Technical High School in Punta Gorda is recovering from stab wounds she received on Thursday. Fifteen-year old Melanie Villafranco was involved in an argument [...]

Canoe ride turns deadly

The dead body of a Norwegian man who lived and worked for many years at Ricardo’s Beach Huts on Blue Field Range was found floating in waters off the caye. [...]

NGO act is now law

Non-Governmental Organisations operating in Belize are now subject to specific operational guidelines under the new NGO Act passed into law on February seventeenth, 2001. This Act provides for the establishment [...]

Tourism Week May 5th-12th

Tourism has become Belize’s biggest income earner. According to Tourism Minister Mark Espat, the industry generated close to two hundred and fifty million dollars last year. Starting May fifth through [...]

Development giant dies at 58

Earlier this week we reported on his serious illness and today it is with regret that we report the death of Javier Berbey Garcia. Berbey, one of the nation’s foremost [...]

Homeless woman refuses to move

Belize City was once filled with beautiful wooden buildings. While some of them have been preserved and maintained, others have become an eyesore. In order to prevent fires, the government [...]

A magical night of music with Nelita

She’s been blessed with the gift of singing and will present it at a special magical night of music. Ann-Marie Williams found her preparing. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting After a four-year [...]