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Gov’t disperses million dollars to cane farmers

Under pressure, the government announced today that it has disbursed a million dollar grant to the Belize Sugar Control Board to assist farmers with urgent financial obligations. The government, via [...]

Belizeans for Justice attend SICA meeting in San Salvador

Belizeans for Justice, the organization formed by relatives of murder victims, has been at the forefront of social causes while pointing to corruption in the police department.  The organization was [...]

Children of Belizeans For Justice’s Founder harassed by police

While Belizeans for Justice’s founding member Yolanda Schakron was in San Salvador, her children faced a harrowing experience at the hands of police officers. Her seventeen year old son and [...]

Caught in Belize; American Fugitive back on U.S. soil

The American fugitive who was hiding out in Belize during his birthday was sent back on Wednesday.  After being told he might spend twenty-five years behind bars for manslaughter back [...]

Victim fails to show up and accused throat slasher freed

Twenty-seven year old Marlon Contreras was ambushed in 2008 by an assailant who cut his throat. Contreras was lucky to survive, but when he didn’t show up in the Belmopan [...]

2 cops get their day in Court; one happy and the other jailed

A police officer, who beat serious criminal charges in 2008, won a countersuit for damages against the Attorney General today. Police Constable Gilbert Hyde was charged with Conspiracy to Commit [...]

The Poetry of Carrie Fairweather-Belgrave

Renowned Belizean personality Carrie Fairweather-Belgrave is tonight launching a book of poems at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts.  Fairweather, better known for her role as Gran Tomasa in [...]

Plans to develop Belize’s growing fisheries industry

Fishing is one of our smaller but growing industries and plans are in the works for its development. Ideas on how to move the industry forward were shared and discussed [...]

Reckless’s new CD is a ‘Different Thing’

If you’re into Punta music, you know the name “Reckless” and you know his music. His real name is Felix Flores and he’s a veteran in the music business, going [...]

Where will the dead sleep?

For months City Council advised that there were only a few spaces available at the Lord Ridge Cemetery. Following Tuesday night’s double murder, there will be even less if any [...]

Healthy Living looks at the blindness of 3 yr old Alyssa Fisher

Without eyesight, the simplest things can be the biggest challenges to overcome.  Many take such things as crossing the street or avoiding an uncovered manhole for granted, but for the [...]