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A year after scandal…still no charges

It was an anniversary of dubious distinction…but it still rates a mention: Last week marked a full year since the exposure of a major scandal in the Immigration Department in [...]

Career burglar stabbed to death in prison

He gained notoriety as Belize’s busiest burglar…but tonight John Bartley is dead. The career criminal was apparently stabbed in the chest this morning by a fellow inmate at Hattieville prison. [...]

Shootout in Cayo leaves cop, suspect wounded

A shootout between a policeman and a robbery suspect in Cayo has sent both men to the hospital. According to police, around ten-thirty Wednesday night two men robbed a bar [...]

$112,500 Lotto jackpot not yet claimed

There’s a very strong chance that somebody watching this newscast is over a hundred thousand dollars richer tonight. The trouble is that he or she probably doesn’t know it. That’s [...]

B.D.F. cadet earns top honours in U.K.

A Belizean has earned top honours at the Royal Air Force College in the United Kingdom. B.D.F. officer cadet Shaun Young, attending the Initial Officers Training Course at Cranwell, today [...]

Mexico rewards top C.A. students

Two Belizean children are back home after a ten-day visit to Mexico City as part of an art and academic exchange with Central America. Kalyla Jones of Santa Elena Evangelical [...]

Library pushes summer reading

Its motto is “Reading is Development and Development is Reading” and this week the National Library Service is trying to etch that concept on the minds of primary school children. [...]

Police promote neighbourhood watch

In Belize the term neighbourhood watch usually refers to thieves who watch your house, waiting for you to leave. But if one man has his way, the concept of a [...]