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Wrong place, wrong time scenario turns fatal for Burton Young

Two Belize City residents were shot last night during a hail of gunfire on Orange Street. It happened before the end of last night’s newscast. Both men were quickly rushed [...]

Asian community unites against crime on the occasion of Hellen Yu’s funeral

Funeral services for fourteen year old Hellen Yu were held today in Belize City.  Yu, a second form student of Edward P Yorke, was shot dead last Thursday inside her [...]

Central American Regional project agreement signed

The Central American Regional Security Initiative formerly known as the Merida Initiative, a joint effort between countries in North and Central America to combat the flow of illegal drugs and [...]

GOB will adhere to Auditor General’s recommendations

Since the release of the 2008-2009 Audit Report earlier this month there has been public disquiet regarding government expenditures.  The report—tabled during the last sitting of the House of Representatives—recognizes [...]

PM speaks on the replacement of CJ Abdulai Conteh

Chief Justice Dr. Abdulai Conteh is less than a month and a half away from relinquishing his post as the highest judge in Belize’s Supreme Court.  His departure in September [...]

Tourism controversy on the way to amicable solution

The Belize Tourism Board on Wednesday afternoon called a special meeting with stakeholders in the cruise tourism industry to discuss the current state of affairs.  In light of public disagreement [...]

Should preference be given to Belizean-owned companies for tourism services?

The exclusive contract between Carnival Cruise Lines and Chukka/Backabush Tours has left the Federation of Cruise Associations of Belize (FECTAB) crying foul. FECTAB says that Chukka/Backabush should not be allowed [...]

Taiwanese government grants 26 scholarships to Belizean students

Twenty-six Belizean students have been awarded full scholarships to pursue higher education in the Republic of China on Taiwan. Twenty of the recipients are successful applicants of the International Cooperation [...]

One suspect acquitted while the other goes to PI for murder

Rasheed Woods Two men were charged with Murder after eighteen year old Stephen Grant was killed in a drive-by shooting in 2009. But on Wednesday, one of the accused men [...]

Troublesome neighbor gets charged with Harm

A dispute between two tenants renting rooms in the same yard led to one man being charged for allegedly attacking his neighbor. This morning, Gabriel Tzac, of Alexander Street was [...]

One freed of murder; one convicted of manslaughter

Today Marlon Contreras is celebrating his twenty-first birthday but when he appeared in the Supreme Court, his gift was a guilty verdict for Manslaughter. Contreras was charged along with Abraham [...]

Kidney patient/activist falls on hard times and needs your help

Kidney patient and activist, Jose Cruz, has been in the public eye since he took a stand to get better treatment for his fellow renal failure patients. We have seen [...]

Rotary Club brings the “Class of 1973” to the Bliss

The Rotary Club of Belize completed its final Gift of Life Clinic for 2010 on Wednesday and tonight they’re giving the gift of laughter with their annual fundraising play. This [...]

OCEANA’s lead scientist looks at long term effects of oil spill

OCEANA has hired the vessel, Latitude, for a three month period to take scientists along the areas of the gulf coast affected by the Deep Horizon oil spill. So far [...]

Ras Indio to spread positive vibes at Irie Music Festival in LA

Belize’s music ambassador may be Moses Michael Leviy, but there is one musician who has been quite a diplomat for the country at reggae festivals in Europe, Canada and the [...]

Belama Phase Four gets electricity

The Belama Phase four area is a fast-growing community in Belize City.  Made up of a combination of locals and immigrants from neighbouring countries, Belama Phase four has been without [...]

The causes and possible cures for body odor

Body odor, often abbreviated and called B.O., is not an easy topic of discussion even among close friends and relatives especially when it is bad. What causes B.O?  Tonight on [...]