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Chinese arsonist drowns as he hides from police

As crime stories go, they don’t get any stranger than this one. The drama centres around one man–a little known Chinese resident of Belize–who in one brief span of time [...]

Bodies found in Dangriga, Cayo

Two Guatemalan men are dead at opposite ends of the country, apparently the victims of foul play. The body of twenty-five year old Chichilla Polanco, was found floating in the [...]

Two drown in separate incidents

Two other lives were lost over the weekend as the result of accidental drowning. Early Sunday morning a resident of Benque Viejo discovered the lifeless body of a man floating [...]

Chinese restaurant jacked for $20,000

Another Chinese owned establishment in Belize City was jacked over the weekend. According to police reports, five masked men armed with handguns entered the New Garden Restaurant on Basra Street [...]

New aircraft arrives for B.D.F.

The B.D.F.’s new Defender aircraft finally arrived in Belize on Saturday, after bad weather delayed its flight across the Atlantic. The plane, a military version of the popular twin engine [...]

Students sit P.S.E. exam

Today was the big day for five thousand five hundred and fifty-six students across the nation who sat the Primary School Examination. The exam was introduced last year to replace [...]

Festival of Arts set to open

The annual Children’s Festival of Arts had it’s official opening today. The festival showcases the budding talents of Belizean youths in visual and performing arts. Gregory Vernon, Acting Director for [...]

Pandy Show celebrates 9th year

Viewers in the Cayo District are reminded that tonight marks something of a broadcasting milestone. It is the ninth anniversary of the ever popular Pandy Show on San Ignacio’s SEN [...]

Course held to improve drying of lumber

The Centre for the Development of Enterprise in Brussels, Belgium is sponsoring a regional course in Timber Drying and Kiln Operations, which is currently being held in Belize. According to [...]

Lois Smith is new Ms. Y

It is a pageant right up there in popularity with Miss Belize and Queen of the Bay. This year’s Ms. Y competition featured six exceptionally strong contenders for the crown. [...]

“Jawmeighan” wins mountain bike race

Good evening I’m James Adderley and we thank you for joining this rush on Sports Monday. Talk about forty-two cyclists gearing up for the ride from Belize City to More [...]