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U.S. sailor missing at sea

Yesterday we reported on the happy ending to the harrowing ordeal of two men from Dangriga who spent four days lost at sea. Tonight we have news of another missing [...]

Tourist injured in boating mishap

In another maritime tragedy, a U.S. tourist was injured when he was hit by a motorboat. Fifty-one year old Larry Kelly of the state of Oregon was among a group [...]

Dangriga man killed in traffic accident

The Stann Creek Valley Road has once again been the scene of a fatal traffic accident. On Wednesday night sixty-four year old Phillip Benguche was killed when a car crashed [...]

Cayo teen dies 5 days after car wreck

Meanwhile, a Cayo teenager has succumbed to injuries sustained in a traffic mishap that occurred last Friday. Nineteen year old Gaylene Bahadur of Santa Elena died Wednesday at the K.H.M.H. [...]

Belize joins regional tourism campaign

Belize is among the participants in an ambitious international marketing project to boost Caribbean tourist arrivals in the wake of September eleventh. The Regional Tourism Emergency Programme, budgeted at over [...]

Health authorities target tuberculosis

Today is World Tuberculosis Day, and it brings into focus a country like Belize where the high rate of TB is of growing concern. Since 1995 we’ve had an average [...]

Belizeans head out for holiday weekend

Traffic in town was at a standstill, the bus stations packed, airstrips crowded and marine terminal ram jam with Belizeans and tourists alike. It’s all part of this year’s Easter [...]

Cyclists ready for annual Cross Country

They are a fraternity of superb athletes who compete throughout the year in a series of punishing races, leading up to the granddaddy of them all. Ann-Marie reports on the [...]

Differences submerged, B.W.S. & P.M. open water plant

The new owners of the Water and Sewerage Authority, renamed Belize Water Services Limited, have been alternately hailed as farsighted strategic investors and vilified as rapacious international scavengers. Today those [...]

Four days missing at sea, 2 men rescued

The sweet water may have been flowing this afternoon at Double Run, but two men lost at sea since Friday night would have given almost anything for a single gallon. [...]

N.H.I. pilot will continue in reduced form

The murky future of National Health Insurance is beginning to clear up. A release by the Social Security Board indicates that the N.H.I. southside pilot project has been extended through [...]

Guatemalan wounded in border shooting

A confrontation between police and two armed Guatemalans near the Benque Viejo border has resulted in the wounding of one of the visitors. According to police reports, a patrol operating [...]

Decomposed body of P.G. man found in Bz. City

The decomposed body of a man found in the Port Loyola area of Belize City has been identified. Thirty-year-old Ains Gutierrez of Punta Gorda was found Tuesday evening in the [...]

baby in dump was full term murder victim

On Tuesday’s newscast, we reported on the discovery of a human foetus in the Cayo garbage dump. Today, following a post-mortem examination, we are informed that the body is in [...]

Shooter sought in robbery attempt

Police are asking the public for help in finding a suspect in an armed robbery. Herman Morris, better known as Yaga, has been identified as one of three men who [...]

Marathon man is latest karaoke winner

Week six of Karaoke Television has produced another winner. This time a man known for his fast feet has earned recognition for his golden voice. William Neal, Host, KTV “The [...]

San Pedro ready for ram jam weekend

Year round, it is Belize’s number one tourist destination and come this weekend the town of San Pedro and Ambergris Caye will be rocking like never before. This morning we [...]

Bz-Guat. settlement proposals unveil next month

The O.A.S. sponsored effort to resolve the Guatemalan claim to Belize continues to move toward what is hoped will be a successful conclusion. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today announced [...]

Two Dangriga men missing at sea

Two young men from Dangriga tonight remain missing at sea. On Friday afternoon twenty-six year old Gerald Thomas Junior and his cousin, thirty-six year old Gregory Martinez, also known as [...]

Truckers protest at Shell

When a tanker ship bringing petroleum products to Belize fails to make port in time, the resulting fuel shortage creates panic at the pumps. But what would happen if the [...]

Milkman stabbed in robbery

A businessman from Spanish Lookout is in serious condition tonight after he was stabbed Monday morning during an armed robbery. According to police, thirty-five year old Aaron Fehr, an employee [...]

Foetus found in Cayo

The body of a human foetus was found this morning in the garbage dump off the Western Highway in Cayo. Around three this afternoon an attendant at the dump, located [...]

Wounded policeman tells his story

He was stabbed on Saturday night by a man he had once arrested and today P.C. Nelson Nunez is slowly recovering from his injuries. Nunez had been waiting at the [...]

Kirk Anderson will be new D.P.P.

Local attorney Kirk Anderson has been appointed as Belize’s new Director of Public Prosecutions. Anderson will assume the high-pressure post come May first. In a brief telephone interview with News [...]