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Fire leaves Belize City family homeless

There’s never a good time for a fire, but the week before Christmas is about as bad as they come. The latest blaze began just as this newscast was getting [...]

Minister knocks BTL…again

Last month as he addressed a group of freshly minted police officers, newly appointed Minister of Home Affairs Maxwell Samuels departed from his script to level a blast at what [...]

Chinese restaurant robbed

In violent crime news, a Chinese restaurant in Belize City was jacked on Thursday night. Chen Jian Hong, owner of Hong Mei Restaurant on Church Street, reported that after being [...]

Thief sentenced to two years in prison

While the three Church Street jackers are still at large, one man who’s not so lucky is twenty-eight year old Sebastian “Sabe” Nunez. Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord has sentenced Nunez [...]

Anti-drug group targets students

During Christmas, the drug of choice for most Belizeans is alcohol, but for the rest of the year the abuse of and trade in other narcotics remains one of the [...]

In search of the perfect fruitcake

It’s one of those holiday foods that when done poorly becomes the butt of endless jokes, but when a Christmas fruitcake is baked to perfection, it’s a treat that’s hard [...]

Belmopan concludes traffic safety week

Belmopan was the venue this morning for activities marking the end of traffic safety week. Primary School students marched around the Ring Road, accompanied by officials of the Transport Department, [...]

City drivers remain out of control

This week may be devoted to traffic safety, but you’d never know it by watching drivers in Belize City. In the old capital, where bad driving has been elevated to [...]