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Mother claims negligence in death of newborn

The tragic story of eighteen-year-old Cenaida Reymundo starts in Punta Gorda and leaves a trail of tears all the way to Belize City. The young mother is tonight mourning because [...]

…And investigation into baby’s death underway

At a press conference held this afternoon concerning the Influenza A (H1N1), Director of Health Services, Doctor Michael Pitts was urged to respond to the allegations of negligence that led [...]

Still no charge for recent Cayo murders

And there are still no arrests for the two latest homicides in the Cayo District and police continue to investigate the deaths of Mennonite farmer, Peter Guenther and Guatemalan national, [...]

I.M.F. report expects Belize’s economy to slow in 2009

There is some grim news to report tonight that spell hard days ahead due to a weakened fiscal position. The Report of the I.M.F. is hot off the press and [...]

Price of flour goes down but bread costs the same

If you are wondering whether the cost of bread will decrease now that the price of flour dropped by ten percent…don’t hold your breath because all indications are it won’t. [...]

Belize still free of Influenza A (H1N1)

The Ministry of Health held a press conference at the Central Regional Laboratory in Belize City this afternoon on the Influenza A (H1N1) outbreak that is affecting forty-one countries around [...]

UNICOMER signs onto HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy

Belize has the third highest rate of infection of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean and despite continued public education, the news is that the number of cases continues to escalate. Stigma [...]

Quinton “the Baddest” Hamilton tests positive for steriods

There is the first case of anti-doping to report in Belize. According to a press release from the Belize Cycling Association, results from the Belize National Anti-doping Agency show that [...]

Catamaran runs aground on the reef near San Pedro

There are confirmed reports that a vessel ran aground on the reef on Tuesday. It is a Catamaran, which was sailing off the coast of Ambergris Caye. Earlier today, the [...]

Independence villagers win case against government

A case brought against the government by the Independence Village Water Board wound up today in the court of Justice Samuel Awich… and it’s not good news for G.O.B. Justice [...]

Darrington Lauriano pleads guilty to wounding

We reported this past Monday that twenty-two year old Darrington Lauriano was acquitted of a charge of murder but Lauriano was back in Court today for the crime of wounding. [...]

Man freed of Use of Deadly Means of Harm charge on birthday.

Also in the courts, Haulze Street laborer Mark Gentle, turned twenty-nine today and got a good birthday present when he appeared in the court of Justice Oswell Legall. A nolle [...]

Morgan Heritage will return to give long awaited concert

The Morgan Heritage concert scheduled as part of the Labour Day Weekend Festivities was postponed due to the Influenza A (H1N1) threat. But it is back on the map. The [...]