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Brazen robber jacks water company payroll

When two armed robbers were stopped in their tracks Wednesday morning by a sharp-shooting downtown merchant it was felt that the widely applauded act might give prospective criminals a reason [...]

Taura virus spreads to second shrimp farm

The Taura virus, discovered last month at the Nova Shrimp Farm in Ladyville, has now spread to a second shrimp operation in Stann Creek. Barry Bowen, president of the Shrimp [...]

Medfly returns to Placencia, quarantine imposed

In more bad news from nature, the Mediterranean Fruit Fly has once again been detected in Belize. According to the Belize Agricultural Health Authority, quarantine check points have been established [...]

Three contracts signed for Belize City drainage

Three more contracts were signed this morning under the I.D.B. financed Hurricane Rehabilitation Project. They focus on the improvement of Belize City’s drainage and involve the construction of several new [...]

Agric. ministry seeks to boost local produce sales

“Belizeans do no consume enough fruits and vegetables.” That’s according to Ministry of Health Nutritionists Gilda Richardson. In an effort to assist Belizeans with their daily dose of vitamins, minerals [...]

Minister explains new AIDS law

Yesterday we reported on a series of measures approved by Cabinet to prohibit a person from knowingly spreading the AIDS virus. Minister of Human Development and head of the National [...]

Volunteers hone fighting skills at annual camp

They say that the pine trees are dying, but for the past week and a half the forest reserve has been alive with the sounds of quickly marching feet and [...]