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Opposition rep. arrested at confrontation in Belmopan

Who would have thunk it. Peace breaks out in usually boisterous Benque Viejo while the oh so laid back capital of Belmopan hosts a riot. News Five’s Patrick Jones and [...]

Unions march in Benque, take aim for the city

Meanwhile in Benque Viejo, a union rally this morning had protesters looking positively well behaved. Anthony Fuentes, President, B.N.T.U. ?Today we are out here to show and let the government [...]

U.K. donates to O.A.S. border fund

The British Government has announced today its plans to contribute almost a million Belize dollars to the O.A.S. Peace Fund. That fund was established by the Organization of American States [...]

U.S. resident claims con cost her big bucks

It is left to our imagination to determine exactly what happened on a bus travelling through the Stann Creek District, but tonight a U.S. resident of Hopkins is missing a [...]

Policeman critical after traffic accident

A police officer injured in a traffic accident on Tuesday afternoon lies in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Twenty-one year old Leroy Kerr was off duty when [...]

Owners seek return of suspicious vehicles

After almost three months of having their vehicles gathering dust in the Customs yard in Belize City, a number of owners had hoped to drive their late model S.U.V.’s and [...]

Lotto comes back in play on Friday

“You’ve got to get in it to win it” is their motto, but with downed telecommunication lines, no one could get it. But the phones are back and so is [...]

Drought worsens; fires are serious threat

An old Bob Dylan song tells us that you don’t need a weatherman to tell you which way the wind is blowing…and Belizeans certainly don’t need a television newscast to [...]

Albert Street rebuilds in wake of looting

The destruction that occurred in downtown Belize City last Wednesday night was accomplished in a matter of minutes. The rebuilding, however, has taken longer. This morning I visited Albert Street [...]