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Nigerian couple drowns crossing Kendall

Just when it looked like the silver lining in the flooding was that there were no casualties, Dangriga police report that two Nigerians drowned Wednesday night in the treacherous waters [...]

Recovery efforts get underway in Calla Creek

Around the country, there are many touching stories of how the flooding has disrupted life in communities from the south all the way to the north. Waters are beginning to [...]

Waters rising in San Antonio Village

The District Emergency Committee in the Orange Walk District is in full gear to deal with the flooding in that area. When we spoke with District Coordinator Elodio Aragon this [...]

One dead in Wednesday night shooting

Gunfire and gang violence appeared to be on hold for the past few weeks in Belize City, but it now appears that the brief calm has been shattered. And in [...]

Accused serial rapist stabbed in prison

Accused serial rapist, twenty-two year old Leroy Gomez, was stabbed today in the Maximum Security Area of the Hattieville Prison. According to reports, around eight this morning Gomez was stabbed [...]

Man beats murder rap; gets 15 years for manslaughter

And in the Supreme Court, a man who was last Friday found guilty of the lesser charge of Manslaughter, beating the charge of murder, heard his sentence today in the [...]

Three women charged for Dutch cheese theft

Three women appeared in court this morning and were promptly charged with Theft and while the charge is common, in this case the price and appetite for the item may [...]

Armed men ambush and rob farmer

In news from the police blotter, a seventy-four year old farmer from the village of San Juan in the Stann Creek District reports that he was attacked by three armed [...]

Fourteen year old sexually abused twice

A fourteen year old student in southern Belize has reported that she was sexually abused twice in a period of two weeks by two individuals. According to the student, on [...]

Health practitioners push for Belize Medical Act

If you noted that some doctors were unavailable for regular check-ups and appointments today, it’s because they were at the Cahal Pech Room of the Radisson for the twenty-sixth annual [...]

Belizeans are #1 going into regional nutrition quiz finals

On Tuesday we told you about four students who were preparing to compete in the Caribbean Regional Nutrition Quiz Competition. Tonight we are happy to report that at the end [...]

How healthy is the favourite Belizean dish?

It is the favourite Belizean dish, in fact it is a must on Sundays for lunch … it is rice and beans, rounded off with chicken and potato salad. Healthy [...]