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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 [...]