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Tropical storm watch in effect for the coast of Belize

The first weather system for the 2010 Atlantic Hurricane season formed into a Tropical Depression this afternoon. What’s worse, it’s heading our way this weekend and the amount of rainfall [...]

Evacuation plans being reviewed in San Pedro Town

Because Tropical Depression number one is eerily close to Belize, it has prompted the National Emergency Management Organization to spring into action. Many residents are already stocking up for any [...]

Murder suspect, Dionicio Salazar, captured

Dionicio Salazar, the twenty five year old man, who had been named in the brutal murder of Marlon Rivera and shooting of Dean Dougal, has been captured.  Police caught up [...]

Was a red Volkswagen Jetta used to lure teen to her death?

In respect of another murder, a red Volkswagen Jetta remains impounded at the Queen Street Police Station pending the outcome of an investigation into the murder of a former Pallotti [...]

Poll shows that viewers believe independence of judiciary at risk

In Thursday’s newscast we posed the question: “Do you think that the independence of the Judiciary is at risk?”  Votes to our e-poll showed a total of eight-two percent of [...]

Manslaughter sentence reserved until July

Kenneth Garcia was convicted of manslaughter on June sixteenth in the death of his uncle, Sergio Garcia. He had originally been charged with murder but a jury of four men [...]

Chain snatcher goes to jail for five years

Twenty-one year old Michael Foreman, who is currently on remand at the Hattieville Prison for murder, was today sentenced to five years for the crime of attempted robbery.  The incident [...]

NTUCB and coalition ready to wield ‘big stick’ for ban on oil drilling

Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt once said that he would “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” That idea of negotiating peacefully has been one adopted by the Coalition to [...]

Ride Across Belize raises 66,383 for Gift of Life Program

The Social Security Board’s Ride Across Belize had a record breaking year. Today they handed over a cheque for sixty-six thousand three hundred and eighty-three dollars to the recipient, the [...]

Venezuela’s national basketball team vs. Belize in friendly match

In ten days the National Basketball team is expected to play its first game in the Centro Basket Tournament in the Dominican Republic. The games can land the Belize team [...]

Belize Defence Force soldiers helping Haiti

An earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this year on January twelfth. Since then, many countries have lent a helping hand in the reconstruction efforts. This week at the request of the [...]

Crimestoppers yard sale at Old Belize

There’s one activity that will not be postponed due to the heavy rains. That’s the annual Crimestoppers yard sale at Old Belize. When we headed to the venue today, we [...]

BCVI’s summer camp for visually impaired kids

Youths from all over Belize will converge at the Stella Maris School from July twelfth to the twenty-four for a two week summer camp that is unique. It’s the fourteenth [...]

Educational summer camp to start Monday at Lion’s Club

Summer camps are expected to continue next week despite the change in weather. According to the founder of one camp, one thousand two hundred kids have been a part of [...]

Making single and unskilled mothers employable

Single mothers in Belize City are being invited to attend a series of training workshops to develop and strengthen personal and professional skills that are necessary for the workforce.  The [...]

2010 Carnival and Patriotic song competitions ready for submissions

The September celebrations are two months away, but the search for the best carnival songs is already underway. Submissions are now being accepted for the 2010 Carnival and Patriotic song [...]

Safiyyah’s weekend entertainment and festivals for the family

Rains are expected over the weekend, but organizers are still going ahead with a number of events. Rain won’t stop the Crimestoppers Yard Sale but just in the case the [...]