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One time political activist charged for child rape

It may be an unfortunate coincidence, but one day after Belizeans rallied for an end to violence against women we are compelled to report at least three cases of rape, [...]

18-year-old O.W. man accused of raping 13 yr. old

In Corozal, police have charged an eighteen-year-old resident of Xaibe Village with rape and unlawful carnal knowledge. A thirteen-year-old girl reported to police that around five Tuesday afternoon she visited [...]

“Buck Dougal” gets 10 years for rape

Thirty-four year old Kenrick Domingo, also known as “Buck Dougal”, a resident of Courtenay’s Crescent who had fifty-nine previous convictions on various offences, received his sixtieth yesterday when a jury [...]

Carnival cruise case adjourned for a week

The Supreme Court hearing of a constitutional challenge to the Carnival cruise port contract initiated by the Belize Tourism Industry Association will have to wait for another week. Justice Samuel [...]

Andy moves to Capital; William takes over at Bliss

They are yet to announce the new president but two staff changes at the National Institute of Culture and History are worth noting. Andy Palacio, Director of the Institute of [...]

Senate Committee inspecting SSB collateral

The Senate Select Committee on Social Security met on Wednesday to complete its series of interviews to fill the post of special auditor. According to a committee press release, the [...]

Taiwanese trade delegation visits Belize

A delegation of business men and women from the Republic of China on Taiwan is on an official visit to the country, with an eye to explore areas of greater [...]

Cayo students help out in Toledo

Students of Sacred Heart Junior College in San Ignacio this week delivered school supplies, sports equipment and teaching materials to close to two hundred primary students in rural Toledo. The [...]

Sadie Vernon High holds pageant

The Sadie Vernon High School in Belize City has gained a reputation over the years as an institution where young girls who just can’t make it at other schools come [...]

Citrus industry looks to better future

Alone among Belize’s big three agricultural commodities, citrus does not depend on any special trade preferences from Europe. And while times are not particularly good in the industry, orange and [...]