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Chantal hits Corozal, some areas suffer damage

Tropical storm Chantal, the wannabe hurricane that just couldn’t seem to get organised, passed over northern Ambergris Caye and the Corozal District last night. But before finally drifting off towards [...]

11 lost at sea found safe on island

In related news, eleven people attempting to flee Chantal found themselves in the thick of it last night after the boats they were travelling in got lost between San Pedro [...]

Three detained for gas station heists

Orange Walk police tonight have three men in custody who are believed to have robbed two gas stations on the Northern Highway. They are brothers Anthony McKoy Montes and Augustine [...]

Two charged with murder in bar brawl

Police have arrested and charged twenty-seven year old Wilhelm Coye, a resident of Camalote Village with manslaughter by negligence, causing death by careless conduct, driving without due care and attention, [...]

Radiothon raises funds for Habitat

In a successful radiothon over the weekend, Habitat for Humanity has raised enough money to construct another house. Pledges exceeded the initial goal of twenty-two thousand dollars for the construction [...]

Ashcroft denies Belize Bank is for sale

Speaking of that financial institution, Monday’s edition of the British newspaper “The Guardian” has breathlessly reported that Michael Ashcroft, the controversial Anglo-Belizean billionaire recently appointed to the House of Lords, [...]