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Uncle of deceased teen alleges police cover up

The sudden death of sixteen year old Kevin Francis was ruled a suicide on July twenty-sixth. His family, however, is not convinced and says that the fourth form student was [...]

Investigation into death of toddler almost complete

The investigation into the death of twenty-one month old Jaydan Guy is almost completed. When we spoke with the Director of Health Services, Dr Michael Pitts, today he said the [...]

Benque Mayor confirms employee theft of council funds

There is another case of missing monies in the west. Last month, Julio Santos was fired and then charged for the Theft of thirteen thousand dollars plus from the Border [...]

N.T.U.C.B.’s Jackie Willoughby calls out PM

We reported in our newscast on Thursday that the National Trade Union Congress was kicking up dust with three issues: the K.H.M.H. Inquiry, the Venezuelan Housing money and the Amendment [...]

Shake-up of Citrus Growers Assn Directors

There is conflict in the Citrus Valley and it has nothing to do with the price of oranges. It has to do with the proposed removal of three directors by [...]

Home invasion in Belize City

Turning to crime, home invasions: it’s the term for armed attacks on families in the confines of their homes. And these types of crimes seem to be getting more frequent [...]

Man found guilty of burlgarizing his mother’s home

In the courts, forty year old Orlando Diaz, a construction worker of Banak Street was found guilty of Burglary this morning, that is, the burglary of his mother’s house in [...]

Woman pleads guilty for her tenants’ crime

Also in the court, a babysitter claimed she rented her house in 2003 to some Honduran nationals while she worked on a ship. Since that time, her tenants were reportedly [...]

Man charged after shooting to protect grandson…

The family of Crooked Tree resident, fifty-eight year old Mervin Bood, gathered at the Magistrates’ Court on Thursday as he was arraigned on a number of charges. And they were [...]

…And family blames top cop for charges

But there was more trouble for Mervin Bood when the cops showed up. Since Mervin was trying to protect his family, he wasn’t expecting to be charged for any wrongdoing. [...]

Belize Natl Basketball Team and OYE head to Cancun

The Belize National team heads to Cancun this Sunday for COCABA, the Central American Basketball Competition and as you will know by now, Channel Five will be broadcasting the games [...]

PAHO’s Risk and Outbreak Communication workshop

A two day workshop sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization about Risk and Outbreak Communication ended Thursday afternoon. The Influenza A-H1N1 outbreak is a real life example that the [...]

Boy needs surgery and donation for bone tumour

Good healthcare is necessary to everyone. But while essential services are available in the country, it is the cost of healing the sick that keeps many from receiving proper treatment. [...]

Passing out ceremony for art summer camp

One of the telltale signs that summer is coming to an end, is the awards ceremony at summer camps. Today, the Eder Alamilla Summer Camp 2009 concluded its session. Ian [...]

Audubon has gone to the Birds this weekend

This story is strictly for the birds. The Belize Audubon Society has several camps planned over the summer. But their next upcoming camp is on Sunday. In it, Birders will [...]

Miss Nicaragua is La Reina De La Costa Maya 2009

The Annual Costa Maya Festival which pulls in the most visitors on San Pedro Ambergris Caye during any single event has always been a success. This year is no different. [...]

Safiyyah explores Blancaneaux Lodge

It’s the weekend and coming up next Safiyyah tells us where’s the party and why the Blancaneux Lodge is world class. Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is what’s happening Belize? [...]