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Arguments presented in S.E.L. vs CitCo case

Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram heard submissions today in a case brought against the Belize City Council and Attorney General by Sanitation Enterprises Limited (S.E.L.). Although S.E.L. went out of business and [...]

City residents share their experiences in quake

May twenty-eighth, 2009 will be remembered as the day the earth shook Belize. In earlier reports, we showed the impact of the quake in the southern districts. There might have [...]

Sink hole forms on San Pedro during tremors

The effects of the earthquake was also felt on the islands. The news coming from Ambergris Caye is not about a building collapsing but of the formation of a natural [...]

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou arrives in Belize

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is on Belizean soil for his first state visit to Belize. On arrival on a private jet, he was given an impressive ceremonial welcome by a [...]

Stevedores protest over working conditions at Port

The Port of Belize employs more than two hundred stevedores to load and unload ships arriving and leaving our shores. But this morning instead, a small group lifted placards as [...]

Christian Workers Union says Labor Dept. is dragging its feet

But the Christian Workers’ Union’s problems do not end with the Port of Belize; they also contend that the Labour Department has not been responding to their requests in a [...]

Anti-violence protest casts black eye on San Pedro police…

The number of demonstrators was lower than anticipated, but the energy was high among protestors in San Pedro AC, where two primary schools and others took to the streets today. [...]

…And the island’s top cop says the Wilsons exaggerated

The march today was not a bright spot for the police department. In our story aired last week, the Wilson’s also alleged that Officer Mark Martinez attacked them when they [...]

B.N.T.U. upset about potential transfer of 70 teachers

Earlier in the newscast, we reported on protests in Belize City and San Pedro and it appears that there’s trouble brewing in the south for another union, the B.N.T.U. Teachers [...]

18yr old entrepreneur wins “Growing up C.E.O.” trip

Youth Business Trust Belize is a program which offers assistance to entrepreneurs in areas of loan financing, training and mentoring. Among the many that have participated, one was chosen for [...]

Jury finds Brian Herrera guilty of 2005 murder

The crime was committed almost four years ago and today, it took more than five hours of deliberation for a jury to find twenty-four year old Brian Herrera guilty of [...]

Jin Tian Chen pleads guilty to Handling Stolen Goods

Meanwhile, thirty year old businessman, Jin Tian Chen, pleaded guilty today to a charge of Handling Stolen Goods. Jin was found in possession of a laptop computer that was stolen [...]

Suspect detained for two robberies within 30 minutes

A man who is the suspect in two robberies is being detained tonight by police. According to twenty-two year old Christopher Carter, at about ten-thirty Tuesday night, a man with [...]

Driver involved in fatal hit and run faces 9 charges

Stephen Palacio has been on the run since this past Saturday evening when six year old Jose Garcia Junior was knocked down and killed at the intersection of Amara Avenue [...]

Influenza scares consumers away from pork

The H1N1 virus no longer seems to pose a threat but its initial name “Swine Flu” certainly caused a scare among pork lovers. The Ministry of Agriculture reports that since [...]

B.T.I.A.’s survey says recession effects not so bad

Members of the Belize Tourism Industry Association and other industry stakeholders gathered today at the Radisson for B.T.I.A.’s Bi-Annual General Meeting. The event usually serves the dual purpose of bringing [...]

Reports say Red Bull cola gives more than just wings

And this news, there are startling reports about the well known energy drink, Red Bull Cola. Since last Friday, six states in Germany have banned and removed the energy drink [...]

Dumpsite Fire in Belize City extinguished…

The fire at Belize City’s garbage dump site is extinguished. Last week Friday, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) promised the fire would be out by today, Tuesday. Well NEMO [...]

… And City Council’s new garbage collection fees

The city council might have another fire to put out, but this time it won’t be at the dumpsite. The flames may come from businessmen who have been dodging garbage [...]

Senior citizen murdered in his home at eight miles

Two notorious residents of the West Lake Community—mile eight on the Western Highway—are currently detained for the murder of a seventy-three year old resident. Reports are that an act of [...]

Hit and run accident claims life of 6yr old

A six year old boy is dead after he was knocked down on Saturday evening in Belize City. But what makes the situation sadder is that the driver did not [...]

Car collides into pickup in front of Old Belize

Meanwhile a Sunday morning accident near Old Belize has left one man hospitalized with serious injuries. According to reports, a red Pontiac car, heading west from Belize City around eight [...]

San Pedranos to march against violence

Last week we reported the alleged abuse of a Holy Cross Anglican Primary School teacher in San Pedro by her ex-common law husband, police officer Mark Martinez. Reports at the [...]

Hattieville youth shot for ignoring police orders

A sixteen year old youth from Hattieville was shot during a joint police BDF mobile patrol in Belize City over the weekend. Police say they came across the youth lying [...]

Minor charged for attempted murder

A fourteen year old student from Anglican Cathedral College appeared in Family Court today to answer charges of Attempted Murder, Wounding and Use of Deadly Means of Harm. However, because [...]