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Hispanic male body found in Mount Pleasant Heights

There is another murder to report tonight. On Monday police discovered the body of eighty-two year old taxi driver James Young in the area of Teakettle in the Cayo District [...]

Parents blame health system for death of infant

The parents of twenty-one month old Jaydan Guy are not only mourning his untimely passing, they are also blaming the weaknesses in the public health system for his death. The [...]

Mother says more could have been done to save toddler

Anna Guy said before doctors transferred the baby to Belize City, they made a superficial slit on his throat, but not on the trachea to create airspace. She added that [...]

Rigid Bronchoscope could have saved toddler’s life

The question of whether or not more could have been done to save the toddler has consistently been asked. Doctor Cecilio Eck, one of the pediatricians who helped to revive [...]

Belize’s exemplary but fictional medical school

The story began two years ago when a local businessman was approached for the use of his property along the Western Highway to establish an offshore medical university. That discussion [...]

Chinese national pleads guilty to Manslaughter

In news from the courts, he shot and killed his friend in March 2008 and today, forty-one year old Yong Sheng Zhang, a Chinese national and businessman, pleaded guilty to [...]

Herman Lanza gets a fine for stabbing man 6 times

Also in court, thirty-five year old Herman Lanza has been fined five thousand dollars after pleading guilty to a charge of Grievous Harm. Last Thursday, Lanza, who was being charged [...]

Adrian Bradley charged after being shot by cop

In more news from the courts, late this evening, thirty year old Adrian Bradley, son of Attorney Dickie Bradley, was slapped with three charges: the Aggravated Assault upon P.C. Mervin [...]

Mexico’s first International Shrimp Fair

Mexico is having its first international shrimp fair and it coincides with Shrimp Week celebrated from August eight to the fourteenth. The two-day event, which will be held in Chetumal, [...]

Hondurans speak about situation with ousted president

In other regional news, President Manuel Zelaya was forcibly removed from office for more than a month, on June twenty-eighth. And despite worldwide condemnation for the coup de etat in [...]

Open Your Eyes live from Cancun, Mexico

Belize’s national basketball team is heading to the regional qualifying games for the Olympics in 2012 and that journey starts in Cancun. And what better place to enjoy the games… [...]

Women’s Football team gets hammered in Venezuela

Basketball is not the only game that Belize is playing on an international level. While the male National Basketball team is headed to Mexico this weekend, the Women’s softball team [...]

Crowds attend Reina de La Costa Maya 2009

It started out as the Sea and Air Festival; that was eighteen years ago, and it has evolved into Costa Maya, the biggest annual festival hosted by the Jewel. The [...]