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City Council Director of Finance clinging to life

Dwain Davis, the Director of Finance for the Belize City Council, is clinging to life tonight at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Davis appeared in court today where his case [...]

San Pedro Columbia villagers upset about proposed dam

In the deep south, residents of San Pedro Columbia are vocal against the building of a hydro dam in their community. Research work has already begun by the company, Belize [...]

Tropical Storm Ida on the horizon

It’s the first storm to head this way for the 2009 Hurricane Season and the forecast is that Ida will bring a lot rain in the next few days. Ida [...]

Couple questions death of five day old newborn

The most memorable claim of hospital negligence this year came from Cenaida Reymundo, the woman who gave birth at the P.G. Polyclinic without the assistance of a doctor. Her baby [...]

Dorian Herrera knocked down and killed by senior citizen

Baby Alexander is not the only fatality that occurred today. At about ten o’ clock this morning a man from Double Head Cabbage was knocked down and killed. Late this [...]

SMART tells B.T.L. to tell the truth

Turning to the war among the two telephone companies, the smaller but more aggressive SMART challenged Telemedia this afternoon to disclose the true number of subscribers that have switched companies. [...]

Orange Walk union against Teaching Services Commission

Orange Walk Branch of the Belize National Teachers Union has taken a different position than its parent organization, the B.N.T.U. Late this evening it held a press conference at the [...]

Francis Eiley happy to be freed of murder charges

The Privy Council on Wednesday dismissed murder convictions on Ernest Savery, Lenton Polonio and Francis Eiley for the 2002 Murder of Justo Perez. Perez was killed at his home in [...]

Librarian pleads guilty to gun and ammo charges

And in an early morning bust in Belize City, police seized a point thirty-eight Smith and Wesson pistol loaded with four live rounds of ammunition along with fifteen live rounds [...]

Men arrested for six parcels of weed

Also in court, three persons were charged following a drug bust in the City that led police to the discovery of a bag containing sixty transparent plastic bags of marijuana [...]

Workplace policy to prevent HIV discrimination

The number of HIV/AIDS cases continues to rise in the Jewel and stands at over four thousand; it is estimated that between seven to eight persons die monthly from the [...]

Healthy Living looks at commercial sexual exploitation

HIV/AIDS is a disease that threatens humanity. The methods of transmission, treatment and prevention are frequently discussed but the contributory factors of the spread of the disease are not as [...]