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Economy on the decline according to Statistical Institute

“I have no doubt that the overflow problems presented by a world in crisis cannot defeat, or even too long detain, the Belizean people,” Prime Minister Barrow asserted in the [...]

President Ma leaves behind multi-million dollar promise

According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow to the National Assembly this past Thursday – he came, the earth shook… and now he’s gone. The PM was referring to the President [...]

Placencia begins recovery from earthquake…

The massive seven point one earthquake which shook the country early Thursday morning left damaged streets, homes and businesses, and wrecked water reservoirs in Placencia, Independence and Monkey River. Classes [...]

…And Independence residents have water

And while the Placencia water board continues to look for leaks, the neighboring community of Independence has sorted its water problem. And though faucets in the area are pouring, Independence’s [...]

NEMO says 27 houses damaged in Monkey River

The early morning earthquake lasted just over a minute and by today the National Emergency Management Organisation says it has responded to the needs of those affected. NEMO C.E.O., Colonel [...]

Geology Director explains the nature of Earthquakes

We reported earlier about the impact of the quake in southern Belize caused by the strong seven point one quake. But for a better understanding of what causes the actual [...]

Health Minister responds to queries about infant’s death

In tonight’s newscast, we revisit last week’s tragic death of an infant who was delivered by his own mother at the Punta Gorda Hospital and died days later at the [...]

Child dies at Agric show grounds

The Agricultural Trade Show opened this evening after a delay due to the Influenza A H1N1 scare. And while there were no fatalities associated with the flu, a traffic accident [...]

Falling house seriously injures 10yr old girl

We reported Thursday night that a ten year old girl suffered serious injuries when her house toppled on her. The incident occurred at around five-thirty when the child’s mother, Bernadine [...]

Arson suspected in George Street fire

A fire that broke on George Street near downtown Belize City this afternoon threatened to spread to other wooden houses in the area. But a quick call to the fire [...]

Case of S.E.L. versus City Council ends in stalemate

The case of Sanitation Enterprises Limited versus the Belize City Council of over a one point seven million dollar debt ended in court today. Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram delivered her seven [...]

US priest implicated in sexual scandal

Allegations of sexual misconduct have rocked the Catholic Church especially in the United States. Tonight there is one more case to report, but this time it is close to home. [...]

Faith Nazarene School wins Social Studies Quiz

Students from all districts competed today in the Belize Tourism Board’s fifth annual Social Studies Quiz. The competition started at the district level in September 2008, but only twelve students [...]

‘Coming into Focus’ exhibit launched at Image Factory

Coming into Focus – that’s the theme of the latest display of digital photography at the Image Factory. It features the work of twenty-eight new photographers, all students of the [...]

Weekend entertainment includes Mr. Vegas concert

There’s much more happening this weekend aside from the National Agricultural and Trade Show. Safiyyah has the details of these events. Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is what’s happening Belize, [...]