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New poll has P.U.P. in the lead

For the last few years the conventional wisdom, based on the results of municipal elections and reinforced by various public opinion polls, has the Peoples United Party as a definite [...]

Government formally introduces new laptop initiative

There’s no way to tell what may have influenced all those voters sampled in the latest poll, but one major election pledge by the P.U.P. involving free computers for students [...]

P.M. defends terms of U.H.S. sale

The money required for the laptops may seem steep but it’s chump change compared to the thirty-three million plus that G.O.B. was on the hook for with its guarantee of [...]

Two injured in late afternoon shooting near port

In news just in two men have been injured in a shooting in the Port Loyola area. Police report that after five this evening twenty year old Kareem Gillett and [...]

Brothers stabbed by jealous assailant

It began with a jealous rage which led to a fight … and ended with two brothers in the hospital. The altercation occurred last night sometime before midnight through an [...]

He robbed his neighbour; will do 8 ½ years

A Salvadoran man from San Andres Village in the Corozal District will spend the next eight and a half years behind bars after making the mistake of robbing his neighbour. [...]

One dead in Northern Highway traffic mishap

A taxi man from Corozal Town is dead following a head-on collision between his minivan and a car on the Northern Highway this morning. The mishap occurred near Ranchito Village [...]

U.S. ambassador hands over equipment to B.D.F.

The value of the assistance probably amounts to less than what the U.S. government spends in Iraq and Afghanistan in a few minutes … but fortunately, Belize is at peace [...]

Nunez and Roches fight for seat in Culture Capital

In terms of Belizean municipal geography we have the new capital, the old capital … and the culture capital. And it’s in that southern town where we tonight find News [...]