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Christmas crime begins; two murders in Belize City

This week has been a deadly one so far. There have been three murders and the latest two were recorded this morning when shots rang out in separate incidents, but [...]

Dean Tillett killed during ride-by shooting

This morning’s second murder was around seven-twenty at the corner of Kraal and Faber’s Road. The victim was shot several times at close range by someone on a bicycle. The [...]

Monday’s shooting victim still in critical condition

Meanwhile, a man who was shot on Monday evening remains in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Dwane Lopez of Supal Street was shot in the back at [...]

Rainforest Seafoods wants 15 year tax holiday in Belize

Over the weekend the vessels of a Jamaican fishing company came ashore in Punta Gorda. It bore the name PG Fishing Company Limited which was born out of an agreement [...]

Prime Minister explains why he nationalized Telemedia loan

Turning to the hot button issue of the forty-five million dollar loan, last Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the Minister of Public Utilities signed off a statutory instrument nationalizing [...]

PM Barrow says City Councillors should take pay cut

We also asked the Prime Minister about the cash strapped City Council which has been unable to pay for the city’s garbage collection. Suggestions on how to curb expenses and [...]

Min. of Works gives update on south side rejuvenation project

There is not much hope that streets on the south side of Belize City will be repaired before the Christmas holiday. That was one of the resounding messages coming out [...]

Woman beats up senior citizen; charged in court

It is unusual to hear of senior citizens on the receiving end of a beating. But that’s what happened to sixty-nine year old Sonia Garnett, who claims she was at [...]

Two freed, one convicted of Drug Trafficking

Also in court, three persons were charged with Drug Trafficking of two and a half pounds of marijuana after they were busted by police with the weed in a vehicle [...]

Belizean delegation headed to climate change summit in Denmark

Leaders of many countries are gathering in Copenhagen, Denmark to come up with viable solutions to the problem of climate change. But as soon as the talks started, they broke [...]

Protected Areas Conservation Trust boldly moving forward

Lack of funding is also affecting one organization that deals with the issue of the environment. That’s the Protected Areas Conservation Trust which today launched a new initiative called Boldly [...]

Coffee table book has eagle’s eye view of Belize

If you want to keep your Christmas gifts local, check out a new publication of landscapes and unique sceneries that became available today. Photographer Marius Jovaisa along with several Belizean [...]