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Scouts to be incorporated in Primary Schools

The Scouts Association of Belize today received formal approval from the Ministry of Education to pursue its volunteer programme into primary school system. A six point memorandum of understanding signed [...]

Rotarians mark 100 yrs of volunteerism

Rotarians in Belize today joined their comrades around the world in celebrating one hundred years of volunteerism and service to their community. As part of events here, the Belize Rotary [...]

Crooked Tree woman is 6th KTV semi-finalist

It’s a familiar song but last night viewers of K.T.V. week six were treated to a rendition of “Greatest Love of All” of which even Whitney Houston could be proud. [...]

4 year old missing. Did anyone care?

Not a week goes by that we do not receive a notice from the Police Department concerning a missing person. Usually the subject in question is a teenaged girl, either [...]

Independence man charged with rape

Police in Independence have arrested and charged a resident of that village in connection with the sexual assault of a fourteen year old girl. Twenty-seven year old Rolando Hernandez Andrade [...]

Belmopan grocery hit by armed robbers

In Belmopan, an overnight robbery has left a Chinese businessman short of thousands of dollars and the culprits dodging the cops. According to thirty-two year old Charlie Cao of Everyday [...]

E.U. promotes efficiency in banana belt

Belize’s banana growers may face the prospect of lower prices from the European Union but the E.U. is trying to make up for that cut in subsidies by offering technical [...]

Journalist publishes poetry book

Inspiration to put pen to paper or in this digital age, put fingers to the keypad, can come from a wide range of emotions: anger, fear, happiness or love. For [...]

Exhibition features old Mexican art form

Long before the advent of high calibre printing presses, cameras and computers, the art of reproducing pretty pictures had to be done by hand, using what would be considered by [...]

Community police officers improve skills

It’s a well established programme that has been around for some time, an honest attempt to implement the popular notion of community policing. But relations between the police and many [...]

Cane farmer is latest Lotto winner

He’s a cane farmer from Orange Walk…a father of eight…and now, one of two winners of Saturday’s Lotto jackpot. Fifty-one year old Belarmino Rodriguez from San Estevan Village this afternoon [...]

PUP looks for bounce from a rousing convention

After enduring six months of attacks from within and without, the Peoples United Party finally received a much needed boost this weekend. It took the form of a national convention [...]

Two dead in Double Head car crash

Progress, as we know, can bring problems and one deadly example of this adage occurred on Saturday afternoon in the Belize River Valley. Ever since a beautifully paved highway replaced [...]

Burglars clean out city resident

Imagine going away for ten days only to return home to find that someone had broken into your residence and stolen sixteen thousand dollars worth of household items. Well that’s [...]

House approves more GOB borrowing

While the leadership of the Peoples United Party could bask in a rare weekend of unity and adulation, come this morning they were back to facing the reality of a [...]

Guatemala tops Belize in Nation?s Cup Football

James Adderley, Reporting Good evening I?m James Adderley with this fat dish of Sports Monday. The Belize National Football team is currently participating in UNCAF?s Nation?s Cup Tournament and in [...]

Sylvia Flores seeks Deputy Party leadership

It’s a big weekend for the ruling Peoples United Party with its national convention on Sunday in Santa Elena, Cayo, and perhaps a more important meeting of the National Party [...]

PUP Party chair explains voting process

In addition to the competition for the two deputy party leader positions, nominations have also been received for deputy national Campaign Manager and Chairman of the PR Committee. Francis Fonseca, [...]

ICC takes GOB to court in Miami

The Virgin Islands Daily News is reporting today that Innovative Communications Corporation, ICC is taking the Belizean Government to court. A U.S. District Court in Miami has granted ICC’s subsidiary [...]

Knee and hip surgery come to KHMH

For a lot of older people, the fear of falling and breaking a hip, or losing use of a knee due to arthritis or injury is a real concern, especially [...]

New features on new passports

It used to be enough to go to the photo shop to get your picture taken for your new passport. But these days heightened security measures around the world mean [...]

Belize sends almost $50,000 for Tsunami relief

The Belize Red Cross reports that to date it has contributed almost fifty thousand dollars to the Asian Tsunami Relief Appeal and that the donations are still coming in. The [...]

80% of kids surveyed feel unloved

We all know there is a lot of crime in Belize, but do we really understand the causes? Or why our young people join gangs, or engage in other criminal [...]

Fatally knocked down as she walked to church

An elderly woman crosses a dimly lit major highway on a dark night. An oncoming vehicle sees her but it’s too late. Moving metal meets frail flesh. You know the [...]

Beating victim dies; two charged with murder

Two men from the capital city have been charged with murder following the death of a Salvapan resident. According to police, twenty-nine year old David Aguilar, involved in an altercation [...]