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Rose Classic International, an alternative to crime

Four years ago Belizean-American Cleon Hyde, while on vacation in the country decided on an initiative that would deter city youths on school break from crime and violence.  He pitched [...]

Tourist acquitted of charges he assaulted a cop

Remember Woodrow Gabourel? He is the sixty-one year whose visit to Belize turned nightmarish. On March twenty-second, we shared with you Gabourel’s unfortunate run-in with the law when he was [...]

Convicted U.S. Child Molester gets sentenced

Robert Snyder, the convicted child molester who was caught in Belize, was sentenced today in Fort Collins Colorado.  Snyder was on probation for abusing young boys when he fled to [...]

The heat is turning up on KTV Latino!

KTV Latino … One performer will bow out, the remaining six will be revealed when the show kicks off tonight. They are already prepped and eager to get on stage [...]

Two men perish over the weekend in the murder capital

The budget for the police department is being slashed in the upcoming financial year which begins April first and law and order is expected to come under more strain. March [...]

Cayo accident claims the life of a mother and wife

Meanwhile, a woman lost her life on the highway also over the weekend. Forty-six year old Leticia Marva Garcia, a resident of Unitedville in the Cayo District, was in a [...]

Toddler drowns in River

There is another fatality to report. The lifeless body of two-year old Kelisha Kelly was found floating in the Belize River on Sunday morning by a Belize City resident traveling [...]

Draconian Legislation introduced

The budget debate took up the largest part of the proceedings in the House of Representatives last week so few persons noted that an alarming piece of legislation was sneaked [...]

Chamber of Commerce concerned about tax increases

A slew of taxes to be imposed to bridge the sixty million dollar plus financial gap in the budget for the upcoming fiscal year will prove to have far-flung effects [...]

Mark Espat tells UDP stop blaming PUP administration

Since taking office in 2008 the Barrow administration has made numerous references to what is known as the Super Bond which was negotiated by the previous administration. During the Budget [...]

More confusion about Cotton Tree Lands

The land controversy at mile forty one on the Western Highway continues to garner attention. For the second Sunday in row, a group of Belizeans who either have interests or [...]

Prison and officers benefit from CARSI

It was once known as the Merida Initiative but that has now changed and the US sponsored project is now known as the Central American Regional Initiative. Belize today received [...]

Budget slices away cash into police department

During the budget debate last week in the capital, it was revealed that the Ministry of National Security would not be spared from a budget cut and will be facing [...]

Cordel says why fence before the stadium?

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex has been in a dilapidated state for quite a while and is in desperate need of an overhaul. In recent times, both the Carnival road [...]

Works Minister says works underway for Marion Jones Sporting Complex

Though Elvin Penner, the Minister of Sports, was silent on the ongoing construction at the site on Princess Margaret Drive, Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez, the Minister of Works, says other works [...]

Harold Crooks absconds to Bermuda

We have reported that Harold Crooks, the Jamaican consultant, who was commissioned to evaluate the police force and make recommendations for its improvement, is wanted by Jamaica for sex related [...]

Pedro Cal acquitted of murder charges

The murder trial of Pedro Cal fell apart today in the Supreme Court when crucial witnesses could not be located. A jury of five women and seven men had already [...]

Veteran Court Reporter, Roy Davis, robbed at gunpoint

With the increase of crime in the city streets, anyone can become a victim at any time.  This weekend, well-known freelance writer, fifty-six year-old Roy Davis, was the victim of [...]

James Adderly with the latest sporting statistics

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday. We take you immediately to the Succotz Ferry in Cayo for the start  of the eleventh annual Junior Cross Country Cycle [...]

Primary school students traumatized by nearby shooting

On Thursday we showed you riveting images caught by our cameraman George Tillett of a shooting underway at North Front Street. Police have not yet levied any charges against the [...]

National Security Minister supports budget that cuts police finances

The budget for the new financial year was approved this afternoon just before four o’clock when Prime Minister Dean Barrow wrapped up the two day debate. The ayes came only [...]

Natural Resources Minister takes apart the budget

Petroleum has been one of the largest income earners for the government over the 2009 to 2010 financial year. According to the prime minister, there was an inflow of approximately [...]

Viewers say two point five percent GST increase not affordable

The increase in the GST was fully ventilated in the House of Representatives by parliamentarians. We asked the question to our viewers if they thought the two point five percent [...]

Auditor General wants to question Rufus X about housing deal

When the Housing Minister, Michael Finnegan made his contribution to the budget debate, he began by by giving thanks to Cuba and Venezuela on behalf of the people of Mesopotamia. [...]

Former Prime Minister takes apart the budget

In the first day of the budget debate on Thursday, members from sides of the House rose to have their say; whether it was to condemn the budget or to [...]