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Four dangerous inmates escape from Hattieville

A joint police/BDF operation is combing the area around the Western Highway tonight after four dangerous inmates breached the walls of Hattieville Prison. The breakout occurred during the convicts recess [...]

Belize police, British Army, meet the press

Progress is coming slowly in the case of a fourteen-year-old Belizean boy beaten to death last week by British soldiers. Today a joint press conference was held by police press [...]

Mom’s boyfriend demands justice in boy’s death

If there was any drama at today’s press conference, it was due to the presence of Victor Pollard. Pollard, who describes himself as the stepfather of the deceased David Zabaneh [...]

Public wants tougher enforcement of liquor laws

However the investigation concludes, it is clear that alcohol played a major role in the death of David Zabaneh Jr. Today we asked members of the public how they feel [...]

Local grocer hit by daytime robbers

A small Belize City grocery store was robbed this afternoon. Two armed men entered Charro’s store on Central American Boulevard around two o’ clock and held up the store’s owner, [...]

Fisheries Dept. arrests nine

While most robberies are committed with a gun or a knife, there are some thefts at sea that make use of a speargun, net or trap. The Fisheries Department reports [...]

Manatees return home to convalesce

And in more encouraging news from the sea, the Coastal Zone Management Authority reports that two orphaned manatees have been successfully introduced to a new home near Gale’s point. Woody [...]

Massive resort complex to break ground

While the growing Corozal free Zone continues to boost the economy of Northern Belize, a new tourism project adjoining the zone promises to make the area a Mecca for more [...]

Farmers of the year announced

The farmers of the year have been announced by the Ministry of Agriculture. Winner of the title Senior Farmer of the Year is Julian Patt of San Estevan in the [...]

Last two finalists chosen in karaoke

It was high drama last night as the last semi-final competition in Karaoke Television was held at the Bellevue’s King Street Station. After five fine performances the judges rendered their [...]

Grants awarded for community conservation

In the past non-governmental organizations had to fight to raise funds for projects that would help to build communities or preserve the environment. But a small grant programme facilitated by [...]