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Mahogany Heights resident, 16 years, murdered near home

The community of Mahogany Heights is reeling over the brutal murder of one of its own, a minor. Sixteen year old Austin Tillett was found dead approximately two hundred yards [...]

Economist’s pocket book says Belize is world murder capital

Investigations into the murder of Austin Tillett continue: this latest homicide comes at a time when the world is taking stock of crime in the Jewel. In 2008, there were [...]

Dangriga construction workers protest for jobs

When you approach Dangriga and hear the familiar Garifuna drums, it is usually motivated by a party or celebration. But for the group, the Concerned Builders of Dangriga, who gathered [...]

Fatal traffic accident on Southern Highway

Also in the south, the highway turned out to be dangerous and deadly for an eighteen year old cyclist of Maya Mopan. Gonzalo Gabino was hit by a delivery truck [...]

Employees Trust shares in Telemedia worth over $100 Million

It is two weeks since the government compulsorily acquired ninety four percent of Belize Telemedia through legislation that was passed through the House and Senate with indecent haste on August [...]

Ex-cop charged for string of offences

He is an ex-cop who finds himself in plenty trouble with the law. Last week, the ex-cop turned businessman was slapped with theft charges, but tonight there are fresh allegations [...]

Robbers shoot Friendly Restaurant employee

In other crimes, a frightening armed robbery occurred this afternoon in the Belama Phase One area of Belize City. An employee was injured and had to be hospitalized for a [...]

Pedestrian shot on Sibun Street

Earlier in the day, there was another shooting in the city. The victim this time was Elsworth Augustine, who reported to police that he was heading to catch a taxi [...]

Hirian Good: One case of political appointments

Hirian Good, the woman who lost her lost her job as a school warden has been a fixture with her husband at the foot of the Supreme Court in Belize [...]

Over five thousand persons living with HIV in Belize

There are over five thousand persons in the country that are living with HIV. This statistic is revealed in the National Health Information and Surveillance Unit in the Ministry of [...]

B.N.T.U. supports Teachers Services Commission

The Ministry of Education continues its countrywide consultations about the proposed Teaching Services Commission. The Church remains conflicted on a unified standpoint. The Council of Churches issued a statement in [...]

Serving Saints International adopts St. Michael’s College

Saint Michael’s College re-opened its doors in 2000. But with the economic downturn the high school has been facing hard times. But the school has gotten a lucky break that [...]

New primary school opens in the city

A new primary school has opened its doors in Belize City. Horizon Academy is a private institution that is located at mile three and a half on the Northern Highway. [...]

Former government accountant homeless and ill

Seventy-six year old Rupert “Jack” Frost is a former accountant for the government. But these days, Frost has fallen victim to hard times and needs urgent help. He is penniless, [...]

Soca Sensation, Alison Hinds, to give concert performance

There’s nothing like soca music to bring the September celebrations to life. And this year Allison Hinds is in Belize to bring in the tenth day activities with a massive [...]

Reena Usher wins Queen of the Bay 2009

This past Saturday night, the annual Queen of the Bay designate was chosen. Ten delegates from across the country competed to win the title as the sixty-fourth Queen of the [...]

James Adderley has the latest sporting news

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re very welcome to this delivery of Sports Monday. Week five of the Belize Bank Super League brought San Felipe Barcelona to Belize City [...]