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Two teens arrested for Friday night murder

It was a crime of extreme brutality, but police have acted quickly to arrest and charge two young men for the Friday night murder of businessman Michael Burns. News Five’s [...]

City man charged with sexual assault of ten year old

A Belize City man is behind bars tonight, accused of sexually assaulting a ten year old girl. Twenty year old Basilio Bolon appeared before Magistrate Margaret McKenzie where he was [...]

Supreme Court Justice warns journalists

And while we’re on the subject of sex crimes, Justice Adolph Lucas today used the occasion of a trial for carnal knowledge to warn the press about how it covers [...]

American acquitted of human trafficking sues government

In October of 2003 the town of Punta Gorda–and the nation of Belize–was caught up in a lurid case of alleged child sex abuse. Three U.S. citizens were vilified by [...]

Parties silent on challenges to voter’s list

You would have thought that the two major political parties would have fought tooth and nail over electoral registration, but today, the appointed date for courtroom challenges to newly registered [...]

Ashcroft donates U.S. $1 million to Australian party

He is well known for his generosity to political causes in his native U.K. and Belize, but news from Australia indicates that Michael Ashcroft is spreading some of his wealth [...]

N.C.F.C. publishes guide to child abuse issues

A Parent’s Guide to the Child Protection System is the latest publication by the National Committee for Families and Children. And according to N.C.F.C programme coordinator Starla Acosta, the booklet [...]

Kriol grammar book shows distinctiveness of language

It’s called “The Song of Kriol: A Grammar of the Kriol Language of Belize” and this latest effort from the Bileez Kriol Projek is sure to stir up discussion. Compiled [...]

Community nurse’s aides begin training

It may not be the most glamorous part of the medical profession, but while community nurse’s aides do not perform open heart surgery, they are often responsible for the health [...]

Local diver releases DVD of underwater wonders

There is no question that Belize possesses an underwater treasure chest unrivalled in other parts of the world. And while a number of international film-makers have documented the wonder and [...]