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Teen killed during bus accident on Hummingbird Highway

What should have been the happy ending of a field trip turned to tragedy for the students of San Martin’s Government School. Late Thursday evening the primary school students from [...]

City dumpsite in flames; smoke causing poor visibility on road

A persistent fire at the dumpsite on the Western Highway was extinguished about a month ago after the blaze and smoke billowed for weeks. And just when things were getting [...]

No Belizeans on Guatemalan plane that killed 6

We reported last night that a small aircraft, a piper Azetca, lost altitude shortly after take-off from La Aurora Airport in Guatemala yesterday afternoon, killing five passengers and the pilot. [...]

Fathers protest against exploitation and abuse of children

Since the acquittal last week of a pastor who was on trial for raping a seven year old child, there has been public outrage at what some members of the [...]

Man charged with aggravated assault of minor

An unemployed man was in court this morning accused with aggravated assault of a fourteen year old child. Forty-seven year old Mario Zelaya Jr. pleaded not guilty to the charge. [...]

Social Security Board wants CitCo to pay for S.E.L. debt

The Belize City Council finds itself in a new monetary dispute with another garbage company. It is not Belize Waste Management Limited or even Belize Maintenance Limited, it’s Sanitation Enterprises [...]

Infant dies after falling into well

An in a tragic story, an infant from the Village of San Roman in the Stann Creek District died after falling into a well. Thirty-one year old Christina Cho, reported [...]

Independence village man scammed out of $10,000

A businessman in Independence Village was scammed out of ten thousand dollars in a land sale gone sour. Forty-eight year old businessman, Fidel Escalante, was offered a parcel of land [...]

Esso Gas Station attendants robbed

Three attendants at the Esso Gas Station on Freetown Road were hit by four robbers on Thursday night. At twenty-minutes after eight, thirty-four year old John Diaz Junior was the [...]

Archaeologist gives tour of vault hidden in neighbourhood

Open Your Eyes aired live from the vaults in the Yarborough this morning with a lesson on history to kick off our series “City Tours” that will feature landmarks in [...]

Chocolate lovers sweetened by upcoming cacao festival

There is an event coming up in the deep south that sounds promising for chocolate lovers and will provide an excellent opportunity to get better acquainted with natural beauty of [...]

Price on regular gasoline up 60 cents

And there’s some bad news at the fuel pumps. The price of regular gasoline will increase by sixty cents on Monday, bringing it to seven dollars and ninety cents. The [...]

Saffiyah scopes out where to be entertained this weekend

It’s Friday night and if you’re in a party mood, Safiyyah has some ideas for you. Listen up to find out What’s Happening around in the Jewel this weekend. Hey [...]