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Shooting victim Steven Buckley on the road to recovery

Remember Stephen Buckley? He is the Belize City man who was shot on Farber’s Road by the police on the night of April twenty-eighth. His prognosis did not look good [...]

Mayas celebrate courtroom decision despite GOB’s plan to appeal

Thirty-eight Mayan communities in the south are still reeling from a third legal victory, which affirms their rights to customary land tenure. That ruling was on Monday in the Supreme [...]

Union and credit union employees victorious after a day of protest

While the Mayas were victorious on Monday, the Christian Workers Union also made headway following a one-day strike. The staff of St. Martins Credit Union, a member of the CWU, [...]

False alarm: no riot at the prison

Word of an uprising among inmates at the Hattieville Prison this morning spread like wildfire this morning.  There were reports that prisoners were revolting inside the facility and that shots [...]

Majority of viewers don’t think hurricane shelters are up to par

The first test for this active hurricane season was last weekend when the then Tropical Storm Alex breezed through Belize. In anticipation of rising water levels, shelters were opened in [...]

BP Deep Horizon oil spill threatens the safety of whale sharks

The latest hope for a clean-up of the British petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was announced today. A humongous oil skimming vessel is heading to the gulf [...]

La Cafeteria burglar gets three years in prison

In the courts, a second person was convicted of attempted burglary this week. On Tuesday Rueben Galdamez got six years for the attempted burglary at Edita’s Fast Food located near [...]

Six years in jail for theft of 23 empty bottles

A man who was caught stealing twenty-three empty bottles worth eleven dollars and fifty cents, will be spending a long time behind bars. Fifty-two year old Eli Kerr today pleaded [...]

Bella Vista Lots committee treasurer is short over $20,000

Thousands of dollars have been reported stolen from Bella Vista Community.  The Bella Vista Lots Committee reported the theft of over twenty thousand dollars after an internal audit was conducted.  [...]

Scotiabank gives grants to students

Primary school students across the country are enjoying the first week of the summer holidays but parents and members of the business community are already making plans for the upcoming [...]

Digging up the facts on Status and Power in Ancient Maya Society

This past Monday, the Supreme Court affirmed communal land tenure to the Mayas living in southern Belize. That settles the issue of property rights, but how did the Mayas really [...]

NICH gets ready for summer 2010 with art camp

For most parents, the closing of schools often means having to find ways of keeping young children out of trouble and safe until school reopens. The National Institute of Culture [...]

Red Cross tests the SPHERE of its disaster readiness

Tropical Storm Alex tested Belize’s preparedness for the 2010 hurricane season. The Belize Red Cross is the organization that we mostly depend on in times of disaster, which is why [...]

Julio and Vanesa decide on wedding music

Julio and Vanesa are planning a perfect wedding so choosing the right music is no easy task. So who will perform? You’ll find out tonight but we can promise you [...]

Mayas celebrate Supreme Court Victory on communal land

The Maya Leaders who brought a suit against the government over property rights, headed back to the south on Monday to celebrate victory. Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh took over two [...]

Charges soon to be withdrawn against P.C. Mangar

It was big news on April first when the police top brass, flanked by Prime Minister Dean Barrow, called a news conference and dropped a bombshell saying that rogue cops [...]

Attorney Dickie Bradley says cops never had evidence against Mangar

The policeman that was detained and subsequently charged was Police Constable Jermaine Mangar.  But his attorney Dickie Bradley says the police really have no evidence against Mangar because the more [...]

Are hurricane shelters adequate for families during natural disasters?

Tropical Storm Alex is expected to gain strength and upgrade to a hurricane by the end of the day. Alex is now located in the Gulf of Mexico and moving [...]

Blood found in car allegedly linked to murder of Neisa Pipersburgh

Pallotti graduate, Neisa Pipersburgh was found dead on June nineteenth at Burdon Canal at Mile Six on the Western Highway; three days after she had gone missing. Police detained a [...]

Two freed of drug charges and plan to sue police and GOB

It was a sensational case when Tasha Herrera and Alwyn Gonzalez were charged for drug trafficking that is over two kilos of suspected cocaine. Well, the tone was different this [...]

Slow burglar gets six years for breaking into fast food joint

Six years behind bars, that’s the sentence forty-six year old Rueben Galdamez got today for the attempted burglary of Edita’s Fast Food located near the Farmer’s Market. The Benque Viejo [...]

Shooting victim Collin Lord may soon be on his way home

Colin Lord had a close brush with death after he was shot to the head on June eighteenth. He underwent emergency surgery at the K.H.M.H. and was transferred to the [...]

National Basketball Team ready to bounce Venezuela then the D.R.

In other news, all players for the Belize National Basketball Team are in the country tonight.  The full roster of the team participated in workouts this morning and late this [...]

Doctor Pike donates to K.H.M.H. a state of the art lounge

The K.H.M.H, it’s been under fire corruption, lack of equipment and more; but today, medical staff at the nation’s largest public hospital is the beneficiary of a state-of-the-art lounge courtesy [...]

UB facilitating training for teachers from the south

It is widely known, though not acceptable, that more than fifty percent of Belize’s teachers are untrained and uncertified. In 2009, the Ministry of Education started a teachers’ training program [...]