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Belizean Coast Guard hits the high seas

For a time it seemed dead in the water, but late this afternoon law enforcement officials gathered on Marine Parade in Belize City to officially inaugurate the Belizean Coastguard. Pooling [...]

Belize District Lodge members donate to Sr. Cecilia Home

As an institution their contribution to society is invaluable, but today the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly found itself on the receiving end of donation courtesy of the Belize [...]

F.C. Belize match up with Benque United ends in draw

Good evening I?m James Adderley and we?re rolling with this week?s version of Sports Monday. Week eleven in the B.P.F.L. tournament brought a few surprises and we must say the [...]

Frustrated Integrity Commission chairman speaks up

Resignation en masse by members of the Belize Governance Improvement Commission has effectively put the spotlight on the work of similar bodies and their ability to further the cause of [...]

Man charged in Commercial Centre stabbing death

It was a story that blazed into the headlines: two men who called the streets of Belize City home viciously fighting to a deadly end. Tonight, the sole survivor of [...]

Arson suspected in Maxboro home fire

Tonight authorities in the Belize District are investigating a suspected case of arson in the Maxboro community near Sandhill Village. According to fire officials, shortly after ten this morning a [...]

Female taxi driver charged in carvings heist

There is another crime story emerging from the Belize City Commercial Centre tonight as a female taxi driver has been charged with breaking into at least two booths and stealing [...]

Central Bank hosts “Know Your Money” workshop

Bogus cheques and bills…believe it or not, advances in technology have made it easier than ever for criminals to create counterfeit money and go on a spending spree. Thankfully, the [...]

BFLA and youths organise city AIDS walk

As part of activities leading up to World AIDS Day on December first, this afternoon the Belize Family Life Association and the Youth Advocacy Movement organised a walk through the [...]

Awareness torch lights up city to end violence/reduce AIDS

The Women’s Issues Network torch of awareness arrived in Belize City this afternoon as part of a “hands-on” campaign to highlight the issues of gender based violence and HIV/AIDS. The [...]

Primary school celebrates week with children and careers

They may be the country’s youngest citizens, but Belize’s children continue to outnumber us adults. And today, even as organised activities celebrated their vital role in the nation’s future, I [...]

Experts: Bzean women are fighting against domestic abuse

For decades, it was an issue that remained under the rug in far too many Belizean homes. But slowly, the dark secret of domestic abuse has been brought into the [...]

Friends/family bid tearful goodbye to fallen pilot

Silence enveloped the municipal airstrip this morning as all traffic came to halt so that hundreds of mourners could gather to pay their respects in the official memorial service for [...]

Another businessman turns in bogus cheque to media

Tonight more bad checks are coming out of the woodwork. During our coverage of a brazen con artist ripping off local businesses in the city this week, yet another store [...]

Police investigate baby trafficking in Cayo

Human Trafficking. The very words evoke fear in most who realise the scary and deadly consequences of this depraved and illegal activity. And tonight, authorities in the west are investigating [...]

B.G.C.I.: Confusion ruled terms of reference

The Belize Governance Improvement Commission released more documents to the media today, apparently determined to bolster its case and repair the reputation of the twelve members who resigned en mass [...]

Police officer convicted in death of Caye Caulker man

A police officer has been convicted in the death of a Caye Caulker man in the Belize Supreme Court. This afternoon, after two and a half hours of deliberation, a [...]

Crooked Tree farmer charged with school break-in

A farmer from Crooked Tree Village has been arrested and charged for stealing food and drinks from the children of that community. According to court reports, thirty-five year old Curtis [...]

Belize Port Authority hosts strategy workshop

With the entire eastern coast of our country bounded by the Caribbean Sea, our port facilities play a key role in both the importation and exportation of goods. With security [...]

Dangriga taxi driver wins $117,500 Lotto jackpot

It wasn’t the biggest Lotto jackpot, but the more than one hundred and seventeen thousand dollars up for grabs sent hundreds to stand in line for their chance to win. [...]

SJC students dig in to build fence for primary-schoolers

Today if you happened to be travelling along Coney Drive in Belize City, you might have noticed a large group of students gathered just in front of the Buttonwood Bay [...]

Researchers gather to discuss code of ethics

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Caribbean Health Research Council, PAHO and WHO is this week conducting a Research Ethics Workshop. That is, the proper collection of data [...]

2002 study: Too many Belizeans living in poverty

How do you define poverty? Is it by the amount of money in your pocket or your quality of life: that is, whether you have enough food to eat and [...]

Governance Improvement Commission explains resignations

After enduring mostly unmitigated flak for their decision to resign, late this evening, former members of the Belize Governance Improvement Commission released another document, clarifying the motive for the move. [...]

Safa name linked to yet another bounced cheque

The case against a Belize City conman who has been writing phoney cheques to unsuspecting businesses is mounting as tonight there is yet another accusation; this time for a whopping [...]