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Legal mix-up keeps co-op out of court

Two days after we reported that three fishermen were fined more than forty thousand dollars for possession of undersized conch, tonight, the cooperative busted on the same day for the [...]

Deluge leaves city waterlogged

We were a city under water today as more than four inches of rain fell in the space of twelve hours. The deluge quickly inundated several streets and caused at [...]

N. Hwy accident leaves O.W. farmer dead

A farmer from the Orange Walk District is dead tonight, the victim of a traffic accident. According to police, around 1:30 on Wednesday, sixty-eight year old Miguel Blair, a resident [...]

9 yr. old: my stepfather forced me to have sex

Punta Gorda police are tonight investigating a disturbing report made by a nine-year-old girl. On Wednesday, in the presence of her mother, the child told the cops that since 1999 [...]

NOPCA to observe Child Abuse Prevention Week

Every year hundreds of cases of child abuse are reported to authorities. It is an alarming situation that requires immediate attention. Next week, under the theme “Abuse–no excuse”, the National [...]

Local doc publishes health book

Worldwide, more and more people are becoming health conscious. But for every theory saying do this or eat that to improve your health, there seems to be another saying the [...]

Jeopardy show to feature Belize category

If you’re a game show fanatic, you’re going to love this. On Friday’s episode of Jeopardy an entire category will be dedicated to fun facts about Belize. Three contestants will [...]

Bz. Audubon Society: Reef struggling to survive

It’s a resource that perhaps many of us take for granted…the Belize Barrier Reef. We might have the tourism slogans memorized, but few people realize that recent events in nature, [...]

A look back: Hurricane Hattie hits Oct. 31, 1961

With the worst part of the hurricane season behind us, many Belizeans are tempted to breathe a sigh of relief that after three major hurricanes in four years, mother nature [...]