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NEMO/Guatemalans scour Mopan River for flood victims

The western village of Arenal is shared by both Belize and Guatemala, divided by a football field. The residents on both sides generally enjoy healthy community life and last week, [...]

Waters rise in Blue Creek; poultry industry affected

We reported last week that the price of chicken had dropped by six cents per pound. But as flooding continues to affect rural areas, the livestock and poultry industries are [...]

Burrell Boom Road closed, water continues to rise

Water levels in the rural areas of the Belize District are at alarming heights as flood waves filter into the Belize River and bordering areas since the rains began three [...]

Tourist arrivals dip in January to August

The primary market for tourism in Belize is the United States and with a depressed economy, more Americans are staying at home. Statistics just released show a dip in tourist [...]

B.E.L. threatens to take P.U.C. to court

There is no denying that the relationship between the P.U.C. and B.E.L. has been hitting some sour notes for months as the two continue to buck heads over rates. On [...]

Bar Assn. to consider resolution on delayed judgments

And it’s no secret that the Belize judiciary is under constraints with a shortage of magistrates and justices and a voluminous and growing number of cases. With more than thirty [...]

Nicaraguan murdered in nation’s capital

A Nicaraguan national was murdered in the Capital, Belmopan City, over the weekend. At around two a.m. Sunday morning, a commotion occurred on the Ring road which alerted residents in [...]

Enramada Restaurant jacked, three questioned

In Orange Walk Town, meanwhile, a popular ceviche restaurant was robbed on Sunday Night. At about nine-oh-five p.m. on October twenty-sixth, three employees of Enramada Restaurant and Cabanas were held [...]

Darren Banks arraigned for attempted murder

He has been in police custody since Friday and today Darren Banks was officially arraigned for two counts of Attempted Murder in Belize City. The thirty year old appeared in [...]

Randolph Samuels charged in shooting of Delroy Matura

Police have made an arrest in the seven month old shooting of Delroy Matura. Nineteen year old Randolph Samuels a.k.a. Delon Sheran is alleged to be one of two men [...]

Trio charged for concealed knife in fried chicken

Also in the Magistrates’ Court, three men, who had a knife concealed in a fried chicken, were charged today. The trio: twenty-one year old Erwin James, twenty-seven year old Deon [...]

Fathers lead advocacy group against child abuse

Reports of rape, child abuse and exploitation have prompted the formation of an advocacy group with men leading the charge. Fathers Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Children started with [...]

Byron Lee fighting for his life

And in some disheartening news to report, he is well known and well loved, and for many years he was a staple on the September celebrations calendar, but tonight Byron [...]

Kumite and Kata Karate tournaments in the city

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for this dish of Sports Monday. Climactic conditions continue to play havoc on the Belizean sporting landscape so we had [...]