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Man killed trying to calm agitated neighbour

A watchman from a Dangriga gas station was fatally wounded after being shot in the chest on Sunday. Reports are that on around four p.m., David Gilbert Lopez approached a [...]

Arrest made in Independence stabbing

In a follow up to a story on our newscast on Friday, a man from Independence was charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of twenty-nine year old Larry August [...]

Woman stabbed by man with broken bottle

Police are looking for a suspect following a report by a woman from Rock Stone Pond Village that she was attacked by a man wielding a broken bottle. Tanya Wallace [...]

CARICOM reaffirms negotiating process

Belize was represented by Minster of Foreign Affairs, Defence, and National Emergency Management Godfrey Smith at the CARICOM Foreign Ministers meeting in Barbados last week. Items on the agenda included: [...]

Courts holds first Gold Rush spin

On Saturday, Courts Belize on the Northern Highway in Belize City held its first Gold Rush Show and Draw of the year. The audience at the game show answered questions [...]

Fire destroys small house in Belize City

Fire officials are still trying to find out what started the fire that totally destroyed a one room wooden structure and partially burnt a nearby grocery shop on Central American [...]

Methodist Committee combats AIDS

HIV/AIDS is a disease that is of concern to all Belizeans, but how many people are really listening to the messages and, more importantly, changing their behaviours? Not enough apparently. [...]

Patrick Jones has the weekend sports

Patrick Jones, Reporting Bodies in Motion at the Princess Hotel…The Bulls got some football schooling in Calcutta…And, pain and excitement on the diamond out west as the 2004 Cayo softball [...]

Fight leaves one dead in Independence

A twenty-two year old man has been charged with murder following an incident in Independence Village on Thursday night. According to police, twenty-nine year old Larry August and twenty-two year [...]

14 year old girl charged in machete attack

A fourteen year old girl has been arrested and charged for attempted murder, maim, and use of deadly means of harm after she chopped off a woman’s finger. Information is [...]

Belmopan gets new market

It is the place just about everyone stops when they get to the nation’s capital…And today a new and improved market, with a new name, the “Friendship Plaza”, was inaugurated [...]

Land symposium to review consultation results

Next month, the National Lands Advisory Committee will be holding a symposium as a follow-up to its nationwide consultations. These were held to obtain the views of the public on [...]

Briceno addresses climate meeting in Trinidad

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment, Johnny Briceno, gave the keynote address at a conference on Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change in Trinidad earlier this month. His topic [...]

Quintana Roo orchestra gives free concert

The Mexican Embassy is inviting the public to a free concert Saturday night at the Bliss featuring a youth orchestra from Quintana Roo. The Orquesta Sinfonica Juventil has been a [...]

Reunion planned for Technical alumni

Alumni of the Belize Technical College have embarked on an ambitious project to bring together past graduates of the institution before it was amalgamated into the University of Belize. Adele [...]

“Taste of Belize” training a success

Food, glorious food. Belizeans certainly love their food. So it was no surprise that there was an enthusiastic response to B.T.B.’s “Taste of Belize” training session. Today Patrick Jones got [...]

Escaped convict caught in Xaibe

He made a bold run for freedom by loosening the bars over his cell door, but twenty three year old Luis Urbina Junior could not evade the long arm of [...]

Hertulars lose Privy Council Appeal

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has denied an application by two Belizean men to have their ongoing trial in connection with one of the biggest drug busts in Belize restarted. Hadrian [...]

Trade negotiators face tough task

It’s a subject that the average citizen may feel is beyond his or her comprehension, not to mention interest. But for a country like Belize, which lives or dies according [...]

CARICOM foreign ministers meet, discuss Haiti

Foreign Minister Godfrey Smith is in Barbados attending the seventh meeting of the CARICOM Council for Foreign and Community Relations. While most of the meeting will be taken up with [...]

B.E.L. shows solid financial results

Belize Electricity Limited has reported a year of solid financial performance. At its annual general meeting, held Wednesday night, the company revealed that for the first time revenues from energy [...]

Verdes opts out of B.P.F.L.

In sporting news, the Belize Premier Football League has taken a hit with the abrupt departure of one of its eight teams in the middle of the season. Hankook Verdes [...]

Fashion show displays many cultures

The four-day Easter weekend may have put a dent in your pocketbook, but if you’ve recovered enough to go out this weekend, the folks at the House of Culture are [...]

More Belizeans wanted in national parks

More visitors than most of us ever imagined now flock to enjoy Belize’s natural wonders. But while tourists from Milwaukee to Melbourne are enjoying themselves in our forests, rivers, and [...]

Who will pay the higher price of water?

If the process of setting utility rates seem complicated, that’s because it is…and to be perfectly honest, the medium of television does not deal very well with complexities. But behind [...]