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So you think you can dance? ICA’s Dance Extravaganza is for you

To kick off the Christmas season, a dance extravaganza will take place this weekend at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. The annual event is being hosted by NICH [...]

Safiyyah has entertainment and gift shopping ideas

Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is what’s happening Belize. Tonight the Youth Hostel will be having a talent showcase inside the House of Culture. This will be held in order [...]

K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry; overpaid suppliers revealed

The anticipated public hearings of Commission of Inquiry into the procurement of medical and pharmaceutical supplies at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital began this morning in Belize City. The Commission [...]

Audit team confirm irregularities in K.H.M.H. supply purchases

The inquiry is seeking to determine whether any fraud or improprieties occurred in the procedures and processes for procurements during the eighteen month period. The audit team, which included Wayne [...]

Wastage and conflict of interests also revealed

But there was more stench to come. Simon said that the audit team found that there was general wastage and that they could not confirm that the medication purchased was [...]

Smart seeking legal options as Telemedia removes equipment

International services to the ninety thousand subscribers of Smart continues interrupted. Last Friday, Telemedia removed Smart’s access to the Americas Region Caribbean Ring System (ARCOS-1); a fiber optic submarine communications [...]

Telemedia says it removed equipment to avoid revenue loss

In response, Telemedia issued a release after six tonight in which it said that it terminated the unfiltered E1 service to SpeedNet in order to eliminate Telemedia’s significant losses of [...]

Fabers Road home gutted in blaze

While things heat up at Smart, a fire this afternoon gutted a two storey wooden home in the Fabers Road Area in Belize City belonging to Sheddrack Banner and Clarine [...]

Did negligent use of extension cords cause the fire?

And as to the cause of the fire, Training Officer of the National Fire Service, Kenneth Mortis, says that the negligent use of extension cords was once again deemed to [...]

Opposition senator speaks on Telemedia’s $45 million loan

The forty-five million dollar loan owed to British Caribbean Bank (BCB) became public only last week, but it has sparked heated debate. Prime Minister Dean Barrow is saying that Belize [...]

Accused rapist and murderer testifies against co-defendants

In crime news before the courts, the trial of three men accused for the rape and murder of Cruz Sho in Lord’s Bank over two years ago, began on Monday. [...]

Businessman robbed of twenty thousand dollars

In other crime related news, a businessman parked his vehicle on Woods Street near KBH Security Company and just as he was exiting it, he was held up at gun [...]

Queen Elizabeth to open Commonwealth Summit in Trinidad

The Commonwealth Summit is being held for the first time in this region. It opens Friday in Port of Spain, Trinidad where the Fifth Summit of the Americas was held [...]

Mexican and US Embassies bring classical music to Belize

Classical music is not often heard in Belize. But if you have an ear for the piano and the violin, there is an event this weekend that will give you [...]

Healthy Living cuts deep into Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a well known medical condition. It is considered an medical emergency and requires immediate removal, but like most other conditions discussed on Healthy Living, the earlier the diagnosis [...]

Telemedia still owes BCB forty-five million dollars

The dust appeared to have settled of late on the August nationalization of Telemedia, but the issue has surfaced head on again because of an outstanding debt of forty-five million [...]

Telecom fight gets dirty; B.T.L. removes Smart’s equipment

On Tuesday, Smart announced that it had fully restored its international and roaming services, through another source, and not through Telemedia which last Friday pulled the plug on the company [...]

Guatemalan widow freed of murder charge

Guatemalan national, twenty-two year old Glenda Montero of Succotz Village was on trial for the murder of her husband Cornelio; a crime police say she admitted to committing. But tonight [...]

Caribbean Shores land dispute settled

Another issue that has now been settled is the squabble between Ministers Michael Finnegan and Carlos Perdomo. That was over a parcel of land being purchased by one of Finnegan’s [...]

Education Commission going full steam ahead

Both the Corozal and Orange Walk teachers unions have publicly come out against the proposed amendments to the Education Act, primarily because of the terms of the Teaching Services Commission. [...]

US armed forces hands over supplies to NGOs

It’s the season for giving and six organizations are benefiting from a large supply of medical and educational material. The donation was made today by the U.S. armed forces to [...]

Students awarded for outstanding CSEC and CAPE scores

And in the city there was another group of happy recipients. Three hundred plus students scored top grades in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, formerly C.X.C., and one in the [...]

Four year old with rare skin disease needs your help

He was born four years ago with a rare skin condition and since then the brave young boy has been fighting the odds. But Tarell Sutherland needs your help and [...]

After deportation to Belize, Shyne goes to prison

Moses Leviy made a scheduled appearance at the Hattieville prison at the invitation of Youth for the Future as part of his rehabilitation that would hopefully land him back to [...]

Shoes that tell the plight of abused women

There were one thousand three hundred fifty-one cases of domestic violence reported in 2008. That is what the statistics show, but the National Women’s Commission, the Women’s Department and the [...]