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Youth initiative kicks off with rally

Everyone agrees on the nature of the problem: disaffected youths with too few marketable skills and too much temptation. A sure-fire recipe for a fatal subculture of crime, drugs and [...]

Security guard shot on King Street

In recent days security guards have become a preferred target of thieves looking to rob them of their firearms. Last night another guard was attacked…and is now in the hospital [...]

Four burglaries, only one arrest

Burglars were also out in force this week, striking in four far-flung parts of the country. A marina in Sittee River was broken into and goods valued at over thirteen [...]

Drug trial adjourned to July

This morning the trial of accused drug traffickers Jorge Moreno, Oscar Aguirre, Victor Carrasco and Zulema Molina got off to a late start and adjourned early. That left only an [...]

Expanded Belmopan airstrip officially opened

It doesn’t support the traffic of O’Hare in Chicago, J.F.K. in New York or London’s fabled Heathrow. In fact, the total number of passengers landing at Belmopan’s Hector Silva airstrip [...]

1952 Technical students hold reunion

Today they are pushing sixty and considering retirement from distinguished careers in business, the professions or government service. But back in 1952 they were scared kids about to take their [...]

Cayo youth captures spelling crown

It requires months of work by students, teachers and organisers…and in the end it all boils down to the spelling of one obscure word. Jacqueline Woods reports from the City [...]

More students shine in Festival of Arts

Tonight’s newscast has focussed on Belize’s young people…and we’ll finish it on the same theme, with a review of last night’s performances in the Belize District Children’s Festival of Arts. [...]

Notice to viewers

There will be no newscast on Monday May 27th, 2002 due to the observance of Commonwealth Day. The next newscast will be on Tuesday, May 28th, 2002.