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Y.F.F. campers awarded certificates for attendance

Across the country, summer camps are starting to wind down. This afternoon sixty children who participated in one such event hosted by the Youth for the Future were awarded certificates [...]

Chefs brush up on skills with international expert

In an effort to inspire local chefs to keep spicing up menus across the country, for the last four years the Belize Tourism Board has been sponsoring a series of [...]

Sir George Brown, former Chief Justice, dead at 65

Sir George Brown, the second Belizean to hold the post of Chief Justice, has died. The sixty-five year old passed away this morning at his Belize City home following a [...]

Prosecutors drop two murder cases

Today three men accused of murder in two separate high profile cases walked out of court free men after the prosecution withdrew the charges against them. According to court reports, [...]

Seven arrested for jewellery shop robbery

On Monday, morning two armed men entered Edith’s Jewellery Store on George Street and robbed its owner, twenty-four year old Nigel Gongora, of personal items and jewellery worth over nine [...]

Citizens run down burglar in San Pedro

A suspected thief in San Pedro has been caught in the act and chased down by alert citizens. The drama unfolded around seven-thirty Wednesday night in the San Pedrito neighbourhood [...]

O.W. constable arrested for domestic violence

Police in Orange Walk have arrested a fellow officer following a report by their colleague’s wife. According to authorities, Leticia Romero and her husband Pedro separated and relations between the [...]

Police promote musical youth in Hattieville

As that report demonstrates, members of the Police Department have the same weaknesses as the rest of the community … and they also have the same strengths … as I [...]

BELTRAIDE produces guide for investors

New businesses, large and small, seem to pop up in Belize every day … and nearly just as many seem to disappear shortly after. While there are many factors that [...]

E.U. confirms grant for rural development

The Ministry of National Development has announced the confirmation of a grant from the European Development Fund of thirty-two point five million Belize dollars. The allocation, which includes a twenty [...]

Condom machines: the latest in HIV prevention

Get tested, stick to one partner, practice safe sex: those are only some of the messages that health experts keep reiterating to the public in an effort to reduce the [...]

Lord Rhaburn’s jazz fest takes off Friday night

When you think of music in Belize, jazz is certainly not the first thing that comes to mind. But if one legendary musician has his way, jazz will one day [...]

Authorities advise public on precautions for dengue

Dengue: Just the sound of the word is enough to cause pain. Ask anyone who’s had it and they’ll tell you that the disease’s other name—breakbone fever—is an accurate description [...]

West Landivar injunction extended by Supreme Court

A citizens group in the West Landivar neighbourhood of Belize City won a victory this morning when the Supreme Court agreed to extend an injunction against further development on a [...]

Belizean-American implicated in million dollar con

Many Belizean men have been accused of having “sweet mouth” but the story coming out of Florida tonight is that a Belizean-American helped con a U.S. doctor out of more [...]

Government assists three sporting endeavours

He laboured four years on the back benches before a split in the ruling party thrust him into Cabinet as Minister of Defence, Youth, and Sports. Today Rodwell Ferguson, wielding [...]

Participants arrive for Costa Maya Pageant

Next week, planes and boats bound for San Pedro will be packed as hundreds of Belizeans travel to enjoy the entertainment of the Costa Maya Festival 2007. Organisers continue to [...]

All contestants now in place for Ultimate KTV

Thirty-two: that’s the number of contestants finally on board to compete in Channel 5’s Ultimate KTV. Last night the thirteen new participants were chosen from a field of twenty aspirants. [...]

Belizean scientist profiled on U.S. television network

He is a world class scientist who has made the improvement of his native land’s educational system a top personal priority. And while viewers in Belize have become well acquainted [...]

Bou-Nahra walks free as charges withdrawn

Not exactly a role model for the administration of Belizean justice, the criminal prosecution of Ben Bou-Nahra has had more twists and turns than the Hummingbird Highway. Initiated almost two [...]

Supreme Court rules in favour of bus co-op

Earlier this month, the members of the Belize Bus Owners Cooperative made headlines when they launched a public campaign against the takeover of their routes by the Novelo family’s National [...]

Daylight robbery earns gunmen expensive jewellery

It may have been twelve-thirty in the afternoon, but that did not stop two brazen armed robbers from committing a hold up on Racecourse Street that netted a nice collection [...]

Man arrested for Stann Creek chopping

Twenty-nine year old Honduran Wilmer Humberto Aguilar knows his attacker, but he told police he has no idea why thirty-six year old Honduran Pasqual Turcios chopped him in the head [...]

Government to build rural feeder roads

Government plans to upgrade one hundred and forty-one miles of rural feeder roads in the Belize, Cayo and Toledo districts. The two point five million dollar project, which falls under [...]

Fate of harbour causeway project in doubt

The government may be planning major road works but one thoroughfare whose future is in doubt tonight is the proposed causeway linking Belize City to North Drowned Caye. According to [...]