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Fire destroys six buildings in Placencia

The Placencia peninsula is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the country but shortly before midnight last night, residents were shocked to see flames rising above the coconut trees. [...]

B.E.L. seeks approval for third dam on Macal River

But according to the electricity company, last night’s transmission break illustrates the vulnerability of Belize’s energy supply. In a press release issued today, Belize Electric Company Limited, BECOL, announced that [...]

Taxi driver charged with attempted murder of ex-wife

Following a shooting incident late last month, police have arrested and charged a taxi driver with attempted murder. According to authorities, thirty-three year old Harold Gilbert Mahler stands accused of [...]

No foul play suspected in death of American woman

Independence police have ruled out foul play following the sudden death of an American woman in Monkey River. Fifty one year old Emily Roberts was found dead on Thursday morning [...]

Weekend drowning claims Belize City man

A Belize City man is dead tonight, an apparent drowning victim. Police reports are that around noon on Sunday, twenty-three year old Leon Anthony Ciego was swimming in the river [...]

Scotland Halfmoon resident is Miss Y 2006/2007

It was a full house on Saturday night as Belizeans gathered in the old capital to participate in the fourteenth annual Miss Y competition. Seven contestants took the stage but [...]

Medical community celebrates Nurses Week

Belize is joining its Caribbean counterparts to celebrate Nurses Week. The occasion is being held under the theme “Caribbean Nurses Collaborating for Excellence in Global Health.” Local officials tell News [...]

NEMO advocates for proper hurricane building codes

One month from the official start of hurricane season 2006, some Belizeans are already checking the structural integrity of their homes and businesses in case a storm threatens our shores. [...]

?Impossible is Nothing? dominates Mountain Bike Classic

Good evening. I?m James Adderley, this is Sports Monday. The final schedule, namely week ten of the RFG Trophy Tournament brought Belmopan United to the M.C.C. Grounds yesterday to face [...]