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Development on San Pedro raises environmental concerns

There is more controversy coming out of La Isla Bonita – and you guessed it, it’s over real estate again! This time the story is that Canadian developer, David Mitchell, [...]

Education Ministry says Faith Mission in violation of Ed. Act

There is more to report on the ongoing troubles of the embattled Western Christian Academy. Today the teachers went on strike to have their principal reinstated. They went in masse [...]

Govt pulls the plug on Luke Espat’s Commerce Bight

There’s a breaking story tonight on the ongoing battle between the Government and businessman Luke Espat, and it has to do with the Commerce Bight Port. Late this evening News [...]

SATIIM and Forest Dept. at odds over park management

The government granted permission back in 2006 to U.S. Capital Energy to conduct seismic testing in the Sarstoon Temash National Park and the operations are well underway. But that decision [...]

3 post-earthquake sinkholes form near Caye Caulker

It was exactly one week ago today that a seven point one shaker rocked the Belize – Honduras region, sending many homes crashing to the ground and causing damage to [...]

CLICO policyholders advised to pay authorized agents only

It has long been in the news that the local branch of CLICO is in the liquidation process and the most recent step was placing it under Judicial Management. But [...]

Ride across Belize provides monetary relief to organizations

The Social Security Board’s sixth annual Ride across Belize kicked off today. It’s a four day event that takes participating riders from the northernmost district, Corozal, to Punta Gorda in [...]

Ministry of Education releases P.S.E. results

The Ministry of Education has released the 2009 P.S.E. results and they look dismal. A total of six thousand eight hundred and fifty eight students registered for the exam and [...]

Deportee detained for 2007 murder

Arthur Young has been on the run since November of 2007 for the stabbing murder of twenty-four year old Calvin Young and the attempted murder of a minor. But Young [...]

ComPol links crime to societal problems

On Wednesday, the new Commissioner of Police, Crispin Jefferies, spoke to News Five about the alarming situation in regards to crime and violence, in particular what seems to be a [...]

Police constable injured in early morning shooting

A police constable was shot early this morning in the line of duty. It happened when the twenty-four year old Mervin Polonio headed back home from New Town Barracks to [...]

Las Vegas Casino boss protests sentencing of son, workers

There are more details coming from the Mexican press in Chetumal on the sentencing of three Belizeans and one US national in connection with the July thirteenth, 2008 incident that [...]

Convicted man to be retried on manslaughter charge

And in the court of appeals today, Attorney Alifa Elrington made a successful case on behalf twenty year old Steven Manzanero, who was convicted of Manslaughter last May. Manzanero had [...]

Emmerson Eaghan charged for murder of Dennis Nembhard

Also in court, eighteen year old construction worker of Haulze Street has been charged for the murder of thirty-five year old Dennis Nembhard. Today, when Emmerson Eaghan appeared in Magistrates’ [...]

Mental Health Assn. hosts anger management conference

Have you wondered why youths in Belize are so angry and more willing to join gangs? The Mental Health Association says it has the answers. And today at the first [...]

Healthy Living discusses breast cancer

This week’s Healthy Living discusses breast cancer and has the story of a survivor whose family has a history of cancer. Interestingly there are many factors, other than genetic, that [...]