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Drug helicopter will be sold to highest bidder

It was big news when a Guatemalan helicopter, allegedly laden with cocaine, made a forced landing on the Belize side of the Sarstoon River after being shot at by Guatemalan [...]

Border health commission sworn in

The members of a newly created bilateral panel were sworn in today at the OAS office along the western border. The Belize/Guatemala Border Health Commission is made up of seven [...]

Magician performs to help kids

This weekend the Institute of Creative Arts invites the public to a show that we don’t often see in Belize. On Saturday master illusionist and hypnotist James Kellogg Jr plans [...]

Reclamation project gives City new look

It is not often that one project can transform a city and it is doubtful that the impressive Fort George reclamation project shown to the media today will by itself [...]

90 workers laid off at Sugar Company

There’s a sour taste in the mouths of sugar workers tonight as the country’s only processor, Belize Sugar Industries Limited, has confirmed that approximately ninety members of staff will be [...]

Weapons cache found in Corozal

Corozal police are tonight slapping themselves on the back after a tip led to the discovery of an arsenal of weapons and ammunition. According to authorities, responding to information from [...]

Hit & run kills teen on S. Hwy.

A hit and run accident on the Southern Highway has left one man dead. According to police in Independence Village, early this morning motorists informed them that a body was [...]

Cayo man arrested in chopping

Cops in Cayo are tonight investigating what caused a chopping incident between one woman’s brother and her husband. Reports are that at around nine thirty on Wednesday morning thirty year [...]

Northern Coop answers charges of mismanagement

It was to have had more fireworks than Independence eve, but the quarterly meeting of the Northern Fishermen Cooperative, scheduled for Friday in Belize City, has been postponed until mid-October. [...]

O.W. Bypass opens on Monday

As of Monday, motorists heading to or from the Northern border will see their driving time and aggravation reduced as the Orange Walk Bypass officially opens to traffic. The five [...]

Kids should be seen…and heard

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for UNICEF as the UN agency is using the occasion of its mid-term review to highlight the status of children in Belize. Today, [...]

Crazy weather continues to plague Caribbean

If you are watching this newscast on one of Belize’s many cable systems, chances are there is one button on the remote that’s received more than its share of use: [...]

Belize’s last hammock maker?

To most Belizeans that necessary piece of household furniture known as a hammock is something you buy in Chetumal or Melchor or from a gift shop or street vendor here [...]

8-year-old dead after falling on machete

It is one of those many parental admonitions that we all grow up with: “Don’t run with a knife in your hand.” Well, as of today Belizean children will not [...]

B.D.F. contingent heads to Grenada

As the horror stories and depressing pictures continue to pour out of Caribbean Islands suffering from the wrath of Hurricane Ivan, the region is pooling its resources to offer relief [...]

Senate committee meets to plan S.S.B. probe

They were only appointed on Thursday, but this morning the Senate select committee charged with investigating the Belize Social Security Board held its first meeting. The gathering, which convened at [...]

Raffle winner takes new Nissan

He won his new ride on Sunday and today Amilcar Chuc of Ladyville stopped by Bravo Motors to claim his prize. Chuc won the new 2005 Nissan Frontier pickup in [...]

BTL Nets take basketball crown

And also picking up a prize today were members of the BTL Nets. The Nets took the Semi-pro basketball title on Monday night when they beat the Kruzzaz in the [...]

Robateau returns to Salvation Army post

The Regional Headquarters of the Salvation Army has moved quickly to name a replacement for the head of the church in Belize. Major Errol Robateau and his wife Sheila, no [...]

Journalist releases new photo CD

His work as a journalist has taken him to parts of the country that most people only hear or read about. But now Melvin Flores is giving you a chance [...]

Yabra draws with Salvadorians

Although today is not Monday it certainly feels that way…and to confuse us even more we’ve got James Adderley on hand with a special sports report, specifically Tuesday’s major international [...]

Notice to viewers

Due to Independence Day celebrations, the next newscast will be on Wednesday September 22, 2004.

Fugitive returns to face rape charge

A Belizean fugitive will be returned home this week after being apprehended in the United States. According to the US Embassy in Belize, Gouldburne Glenford Adolphus was arrested in the [...]

Homeless man found dead in building

The remains of a homeless man were discovered on Saturday on top of a building in the Newtown Barracks. The body, which was badly decomposed, has been identified as sixty-seven [...]

Stabbing suspect detained in Hopkins

A seventeen-year-old youth has been detained following a stabbing incident Saturday night in Hopkins village, which sent two men, Clement Martinez and Jermaine Hendy to the hospital. Police say their [...]