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Mayor Moya trounces Anthony Michael

It was the mother of all conventions that ended months of a nasty and bitter campaign with Mayor Zenaida Moya at the epicenter of the City Council’s political turmoil. She [...]

U.D.P. Convention: larger voter turnout

Voting started on time for the unprecedented number of candidates that offered themselves as councillors for the U.D.P. On the ground, the battle was fierce with strategists putting last minute [...]

Three dollar increase in departure tax

And from the convention floor to the airport, there was no official release, but News Five has confirmed that effective October first, the departure tax at border points and the [...]

Weekend fires in Belize City and San Pedro

There were two fires over the weekend. In Belize City a Sunday afternoon blaze on Freetown Road caused a scare in the neighbourhood when it came very close to a [...]

Two women charged with theft of Dutch Cheese

Two women appeared in Court today and were charged with the theft of a ball of Dutch cheese. The two, forty-seven year old Claudette Bennett and fifty year old Juana [...]

Come ‘n’ Go jackers get away with loot

Meanwhile, three men managed to get away after jacking the Come ‘n’ Go Gas station located on Burrell Boom Road on Saturday afternoon. The three culprits were masked and dressed [...]

A.G.M.: farmers must settle debts or face legal action

The Orange Walk Cane Farmers Association held its Annual General Meeting as scheduled on Sunday. A large number, some seven hundred and fifty cane farmers, turned out for the event. [...]

APAMO proposes biodiversity/conservation to Tourism Industry

The tourism industry is facing a challenge due to the financial crisis in the U.S. from where most air and cruise tourists originate. And to bolster Belize as a unique [...]

Grace Kennedy target kids in Oral Health week

October is celebrated annually as Oral Health Month worldwide, and in Belize the Ministries of Education and Health teamed up with Grace Kennedy Belize, distributor for Colgate, and kicked off [...]

17 year old found dead, suicide suspected

The lifeless body of a young man from Corozal Town was located just after eleven on Saturday night. It is believed seventeen year old, Humberto Oliva, took his own life. [...]

Therese Felix dead at forty-six

Therese Felix lived the pain few experience; she has had to bury two sons, nurse another back to health after a shooting and another is currently an inmate at the [...]

Football dominates weekend sports blotter

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. We visited the M.C.C. Grounds yesterday evening for the Monster Super League match-up as Kraal Road hosted the defending champion [...]