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3 charged for the murder of Nigerian taxi man

Police believe they have the man who pulled the trigger on Francis Chukwu, a Nigerian taxi driver, who had moved to Belize with his kids to better his life. Kendale [...]

Vendors voice more complaints about Michael Finnegan Market

It was the last shopping day for the outgoing year at the new Michael Finnegan Market, formerly known as Queen Square Market. And it did not go down smoothly. The [...]

CitCo says market solutions are in the pipeline

But according to City Council Market Clerk, Michael Theus, the kinks can be worked out it will take some time. Theus also says the vendors need to abide by the [...]

GOB applies to buy power from Mexico and sell to B.E.L.

The Belize Electricity Limited has for years been purchasing power directly from Mexico’s Comision Federal Electricidad. But that can now change since the Government has applied to the Public Utilities [...]

Will electricity rates increase in 2011?

But what can Belizeans expect in terms of electricity rates for 2011?  Well, that is still up in the air, according to Young, because there are many factors that have [...]

Guatemalan woman has 15 year sentence for manslaughter reduced to 6 years

Yanira Escobar, is a Guatemalan national also known as Dominga Fernandez, who has been in jail since July 2005. Hers is one of the rare cases of a woman being [...]

U.S. students complete greenhouse project at liberty Children’s Home

Cilantro, cabbage, tomato and even pumpkins are usually bought at the West Collet Canal market. But because of a greenhouse project, the Liberty Children’s Home in Ladyville will have the [...]

New Year wishes from Belize City residents

It’s New Year ’s Eve and in Belize City many are preparing to say goodbye to the economic woes of the past year.  We took to the streets to find [...]

2 cops get bail at Magistrates and Supreme Court

We told you earlier Yanira Escobar’s fifteen year sentence has been reduced to six years for manslaughter. While she will still start the New Year behind bars, two cops who [...]

13 year old girl among 4 persons arrested for weed

Four persons were taken into police custody on Thursday night after a police search led to the discovery of almost a quarter pound of suspected cannabis at a house on [...]

The New Year’s parties happening this weekend

It’s the countdown to 2011 and most people are looking for the hottest party spot to greet the New Year. Our usual entertainment host, Safiyyah is under the weather, but [...]

The New Year revelry in foreign countries

It’s one of the busiest days in the entertainment calendar. The minutes are ticking away to usher in the New Year. In the City, many will be heading to the [...]