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Tropical Storm Michelle heads North

TD-15 is no more. Tropical Storm Michelle is now just north west of Cabo Gracias a Dios Nicaragua. Michelle, still moving slowly north at two miles an hour, packing winds [...]

Cabinet to hand in revised budget

The Government says the country’s currently uncertain economic situation has called for a new budget. At cabinet’s meeting on Tuesday, the cabinet agreed that given the effects of Hurricane Iris [...]

B.T.L. donates tower to Banana Growers Assoc.

With most of their crop still lying in the fields, banana growers are feeling pretty vulnerable right now, especially with a new storm threat on the horizon. This afternoon, the [...]

G.O.B. says Briceño “remains” Deputy Prime Minister

In this next story, we’ll let you connect the dots. In a government press release sent out late tonight from the office of the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister John [...]

Halloween parties rule classrooms

With all the talk of Tropical Storm Michelle you may have failed to notice that today is Halloween. A few people didn’t really need them but they still put on [...]

Police urges parents to be careful about candy

As we speak, trick and treaters have already taken to the streets in search of free candy. However, just because it’s free doesn’t mean it’s safe. The police department is [...]

Government cracks down on illegal lottery

Lotto might be the hot topic tonight, evidenced in part by the lines at the Belize City office earlier today, but the Lotteries Committee is letting all boledo and lottery [...]

Belizean cyclists to strut stuff onstage

There’s no shortage of pageants and contests to attend in Belize and tonight, we’re adding one more to the list. On Saturday night, the Civic Center will play host to [...]

T.D. 15 stirs up trouble

Tonight, it appears tropical depression number fifteen isn’t sure what it wants to do, so it’s sitting tight. Unfortunately, the buckets of rain accompanying the system is putting life and [...]

Stalled front causes flooding

But before we begin to worry about what tropical depression number fifteen might or might not do, the front still stalled over the country is bringing problems of its own. [...]

Gov’t spends 12 million on Iris relief

As Nicaragua and Honduras brace themselves for the inevitable destruction the rains of tropical depression fifteen will cause, the National Emergency Management Organisation, NEMO, has released the latest damage estimates [...]

Wave Dancer to be brought up at Big Creek

Meanwhile, investigations into the tragic accident aboard the diveboat Wave Dancer, is expected to reach a climax this week as the boat is to be lifted out of the water. [...]

Teenager shoots woman with pellet gun

A Belize City teenager has been arrested after he shot a woman with an airgun. According to police, the fourteen year old boy stood on his veranda on Mahogany Street [...]

Bz. man sentenced to death for murder

A teenager found guilty of murder on Monday will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Eighteen year old Jason Jones was sentenced to life in prison by Judge [...]

Battlefield Park gets a facelift

Its political significance to the country is unquestionable, but for more than a few years, Battlefield Park in Belize City has been nothing more than the permanent address for a [...]

Fire-fighters break in new truck

Armed with their new truck and plenty of confidence, the officers of the National Fire Service were busy fighting a large fire today; but don’t worry it was only a [...]

Lotto: sitting pretty at $105,000

Playing the numbers has always been a scientific art…your winning combination might come to you in your dreams, from a candy wrapper or might even be relayed to you by [...]

Tropical depression 15 forms off Nicaragua

Dark clouds and cool breezes threatened rain all day today and according to the experts, there’s plenty more where that came from. But tonight Belizeans are keeping an eye on [...]

U.K. donates 3 million Bze dollars to Iris’ victims

As the rains continue to hamper the physical relief efforts in the south, the lobbying for international support for victims of Hurricane Iris is also unrelenting. The United Kingdom has [...]

2 Bze City men found guilty in diff. murder cases

It was a crime that seemed too senseless to be true: a man murdered because he told young boys to stop stealing mangoes. Today, the teenage gunman, later identified as [...]

Ride-by shooting lands man in K.H.M.H.

A “ride-by” shooting on Sunday has sent a Belize City man to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Police reports are that twenty-six year old Fermin Mendez, a resident of Fuller’s [...]

Farmer shot by jealous husband

Jealousy was apparently the cause of another shooting over the weekend, this time in the Orange Walk District. Fifty-seven year old Manuel Salazar, a Guatemalan farmer, told police that he [...]

Robbers net $93,000 in crime spree

Separate robberies in Cayo and Belize City have netted the bad guys an estimated ninety-three thousand Belize dollars. Chinese businessman Su Guo Qiang of Santa Elena, proprietor of Fuhua Restaurant, [...]

Two die in weekend traffic accident

An eleven-year-old girl and her cousin died in a traffic accident on the Western Highway over the weekend. Thirty-five year old Dionicio Canto and his cousin, eleven-year-old Keyla Canto, were [...]

Kulture Yabra beat Corozal F.C. 3-0

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into another version of Sports Monday. The wait was simply intolerable for football fans across the nation, but semi-pro football finally presented [...]