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Lunar eclipse over the Jewel

If you were looking at the skies last night you would have seen the full moon disappear into the shadow of the earth. The bright glow which was emitted marked [...]

Will Belize be exporting livestock to neighboring Mexico?

In September Prime Minister Dean Barrow told the nation in his Independence Day speech, that Belize’s thriving livestock industry would begin exporting cattle to neighboring Mexico by the end of [...]

Half baked marijuana in loaf of inmate’s bread

Visitors of the Belize Central Prison have over the years grown creative in smuggling drugs into the facility.  We’re certain you’ve heard of pastries spiked with marijuana but corrections officers [...]

Student robbed of jewelry and high school ring

Twenty year old Scott Usher, a laborer of Mahogany Heights, will be spending the holidays inside the Hattieville Prison after he was arrested and charged for the crime of robbery.  [...]

6 environmental NGOs get half a million dollars in grants for Christmas

Six environmental Non Government Organizations will be benefiting from grants provided by the Oak Foundation and the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT).  The grant of more than half a million [...]

PUP’s Oscar Rosado throws in the towel

On Monday, we reported that Oscar Rosado, had already submitted his name to contest the Port Loyola constituency in Port Loyola when he made the surprise announcement that he was [...]

Francel y Chami-ka featured on Shadowyze’s new video and song

Musicians, Francel Y Chami-ka, have made several appearances on this station, and most recently on Gimme Five. The rap duo from Belmopan previously collaborated with a Grammy nominated artist from [...]

Belize’s Tourism package promoted by Tom Brokaw and Michael Keaton

Belize’s tourism package will be getting an additional boost in the United States.  The Outdoor Channel recently recorded a series about fishing in the Jewel.  And come January Buccaneers and [...]

Middlesex gets a new bridge

Middlesex is a small rural community located about twenty one miles from Belmopan on the Hummingbird Highway.  The bridge that connects two sides of that community dates back to 1907 [...]

U.S. issues statements on Freedom of the Press

There was a lot of violence over the weekend, including three homicides and we’ll have coverage of that. But we go first to an issue that is of great importance [...]

Citrus Growers Association’s Financial Controller murdered

Turning to crime, there’s been turmoil in the Citrus Industry for months and tonight the industry is beset by a heinous murder. Herman Morris, financial controller for the Citrus Growers [...]

‘Break Dance’ murdered, and the motive unknown

The other murder was in the city. ‘Break Dance’ as he was known, was killed on Sunday night. There are no motives at this time but the news of the [...]

U.S. national found dead in Sittee

Police are investigating yet another death and the victim is a US national who lived in the Stann Creek District. Police say that the body of fifty-six year old Miriam [...]

Shot 5 times this time and still alive

But prior to Sunday night’s murder another Belize City man was shot. Although Break Dance died from one gunshot, the second victim was shot about five times on Saturday night.  [...]

Canton says he’s still C.E.O. of CPBL

Henry Canton was fired as CEO of CPBL last Friday, but that doesn’t mean that the dust has settled in the industry. The resolution for his termination was passed at [...]

Football Federation President ready for new term in office

It has been an extremely chaotic and controversial week for football and this past Saturday Dr. Bertie Chimilio re-emerged triumphant after yet another attempt to oust him from his seat [...]

$62.3 million for poverty, roads and sugar industry

The European Union is providing twenty-four point nine million Euros, the equivalent of over sixty-two point three million dollars for aid in rural development and for the sugar industry.  According [...]

Honduras and Guatemala Presidents speak about SICA

Presidents Alvaro Colom of Guatemala and Porfirio Lobo Sosa of Honduras were both in Belize on Friday for the Central American Summit of the Integration Movement. While in San Pedro [...]

Jesse James found not guilty of murder

Four hours and fourteen minutes was the time it took a jury to find twenty-two year old Jesse James Ochoa not guilty of Murder. Ochoa was also initially charged with [...]

Family of three and a friend busted for weed

A family of three along with a close friend, all residents of Corozal Town, were arrested and charged today for drug trafficking.  They are thirty-four year old mechanic Lionel Tillett, [...]

Security Guard charged with Aggravated Assault of fellow guard

A security guard who showed up late for work and appeared under the influence of alcohol is behind bars tonight after he allegedly pulled his point twenty-two service pistol and [...]

PUP’s Oscar Rosado quits over death threats

So far, the United Democratic Party has held two very hotly contested conventions which all lead to the national elections. Well, one PUP aspirant, Oscar Rosado, has bowed out and [...]

Will Income and Business Tax Act be burdensome to poor?

In our newscast on Friday we did not go into full details of the bills that got House approval and others that were introduced. One of the Bills that was [...]

Tax relief goes to Telemedia

But the big bulk of tax relief in the amended Income and Business Tax Bill will go to Telemedia which the government nationalized in August, 2009. Prior to that, in [...]

“To the victor goes the spoils;” James Adderley with winners in sports

Good evening I am James Adderley with this week’s dish of Sports Monday. On Saturday at Belmopan, the Football Federation of Belize endorsed Dr. Bertie Chimilio as President of this [...]