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Special Olympics Sports & Training Camp winds down

Special Olympics Belize hosts an annual Sports and Fitness Training Camp and this year’s session is winding down. And while the official closing activity will be a field trip to [...]

Healthy Living gets first aid treatment

An emergency by definition is unexpected and urgent but when it comes to life, it can turn out deadly. Many do not plan ahead for such scares but there is [...]

Official funeral for Oscar Ayuso Jr.

In life, he was a well-respected businessman, a former senator and deputy party leader of the ruling party. And more recently he added to his credentials, his appointment as Ambassador [...]

PM denounces N.T.U.C.B. dissent on Essential Services

The settlement of disputes Essential Services Amendment Bill was introduced at the last house meeting in the capital and it is causing a firestorm. The National Trade Union Congress indicated [...]

Water problems in Valley of Peace, Cotton Tree Villages

It is said that water is life. But in modern day Belize, two rural communities water is a scarce commodity and there seems to be no solution on the horizon [...]

Victim is no show in court; duo freed of attempted murder

While Justice Michelle Arana handed down a twelve year sentence to Marlon Taylor for Attempted Murder, two men were freed of similar charges this morning. The Director of Public Prosecutions [...]

Family of ten gets a new home

It seems that almost every week a house in Belize City falls off is pillars. A week ago, Arlene Banner left her nine children at home and when she returned [...]

Official funeral for Oscar Ayuso Jr.…

In life, he was a well-respected businessman, a former senator and deputy party leader of the ruling party. And more recently he added to his credentials, his appointment as Ambassador [...]

…And country’s leaders pay their respects

But before the funeral service, Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Minister of Housing, Michael Finnegan, shared fond memories of Ayuso’s work in politics and his younger years. Prime Minister Dean [...]

PM denounces N.T.U.C.B. dissent on Essential Services

The settlement of disputes Essential Services Amendment Bill was introduced at the last house meeting in the capital and it is causing a firestorm. The National Trade Union Congress indicated [...]

What’s next for Belize City’s Krooman Lagoon?

Portions of the Krooman Lagoon Reserve were parceled off and granted to a Belize City Businessman. The Lagoon is one point five kilometers square and five hundred meters wide at [...]

Water problems in Valley of Peace, Cotton Tree Villages

It is said that water is life. But in modern day Belize, two rural communities water is a scarce commodity and there seems to be no solution on the horizon [...]

Government minister involved in road accident

But turning north, Minister Nemencio Acosta and his wife Esther are home safe after a scare on Northern Highway on Tuesday night. Acosta was driving the government’s Isuzu D-Max when [...]

Murder over Ramen noodles leads to life in prison

A young woman who was accused of killing her brother over a pack of Ramen noodles and a ten dollar bill will have a long time to think about her [...]

Man gets 12yrs and psych evaluation for attempted murder

At least three cases of Attempted Murder were dealt with in the Supreme Court today. In the first, a sentence of twelve years was handed down to twenty-four year old [...]

Victim is no show in court; duo freed of attempted murder

While Justice Michelle Arana handed down a twelve year sentence to Marlon Taylor for Attempted Murder, two men were freed of similar charges this morning. The Director of Public Prosecutions [...]

Victim stabbed 3 times and accused acquitted in 3hrs

And in a third hearing, a jury of nine acquitted twenty-nine year old Dorita Wallace of an Attempted Murder charge after less than three hours of deliberation. The decision was [...]

Family of ten gets a new home

It seems that almost every week a house in Belize City falls off is pillars. A week ago, Arlene Banner left her nine children at home and when she returned [...]

Mexico helps to swat Belize dengue problem

The dengue outbreak in the Cayo District has sparked concern countrywide and precautionary measures were implemented to control the illness. And our neighbours to the north have now stepped in [...]

Spawn and Black Dynamite actor attends local film festival

The Belize International Film Festival is still showing at the Bliss. Last week, it was Jamaican actor Paul Campbell who arrived for the festival and this week it’s Michael Jai [...]

Cabinet takes back 9.3 of Belize City lagoon

The Krooman Lagoon; it made the news since July fifteenth because it is a reserve that provides drainage for the old capital and it had been parceled off, leased and [...]

Audubon speaks of lagoon’s importance

While Cabinet has decided on the Krooman Lagoon, the Belize Audubon Society has also agreed with the ecological importance of it as a reserve for species. But more importantly, the [...]

Family believes youth was murdered

The family of sixteen year old Kevin Francis is making strong allegations against the police department in the death of the St Michael’s College student. Francis’ body was discovered behind [...]

Dangriga resident killed during hit and run accident

While the pathologist says the sixteen year old student died from hanging, the family of Jackie Bernardez want answers as to who is responsible for the loss of her life. [...]

Police pathologist says businessman died quickly

Businessman and ambassador, Oscar Ayuso Junior, died of an apparent suicide last Saturday evening. And while the Ayuso family is grieving his death, the Police Pathologist, Dr. Mario Estradabran says [...]