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3 Chinese jailed for possession of forged Bz. passports

You’d never think that a three and a half by five inch booklet could cause so much trouble … but it seems that in Belize, it is passports–and not petroleum–that [...]

C.J. slaps Bz. Times with rare libel injunction

Lawyer and Leader of the Opposition Dean Barrow went head to head with the People’s United Party and its newspaper, the Belize Times in a libel suit today. The conflict [...]

Bystander wounded in city shooting

A Belize City mother is tonight recovering from gunshot wounds at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a shooting incident earlier today. According to police reports, twenty-nine year old Denise [...]

Fire wipes out classroom building in Bella Vista

Tonight the management of a primary school in the Stann Creek District is sifting through the ashes after one of their buildings burnt to the ground. According to Dangriga police, [...]

Princess Hotel donates 100 beds to NEMO

This morning at the Corozal Free Zone, the National Emergency Management Organisation took possession of one hundred beds and mattresses. The donation came courtesy of the Princess Hotel and Casino [...]

Pharmacists will take over dispensing of HIV medication

According to the National Health Information and Surveillance Unit, there are three hundred and eighty-one HIV positive Belizeans undergoing anti-retroviral therapy. In fulfilment of a 2004 government promise, that medication [...]

Mexican art exhibition focuses on church history

Sixty-four year old Carmen Parra, one of Mexico’s senior artists, will for the first time have her work showcased in Belize. The exhibition, which opens tonight at the Mexican Cultural [...]

Poisoning of stray dogs sparks controversy

It’s a problem that all concerned agree could and should be handled better … but the practice of poisoning Belize City’s stray dogs has persisted for decades. Might last night’s [...]