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Corwin Bennett detained for murder of Raymond ‘Killa’ Gentle

An eighteen year old has turned himself in for the murder of the reputed Kraal Road leader Raymond “Killa” Gentle. So who killed Killa? Well, the man in police custody [...]

Prosser and employees robbed

There was a brazen robbery in broad daylight this afternoon in the old capital. Prosser Fertilizer Company, situated at the corner of Hydes Lane and North Front Street in Belize [...]

World Heritage Site Commission to assess Belize Barrier Reef

The threat of the delisting the Belize Barrier Reef is top on the agenda of the new Belize National Commission for UNESCO. This morning at the ITVET campus, members of [...]

Viewers say the benefits of cruise tourism do not outweigh the disadvantages

It has been a hellish two weeks for tender operators in the cruise tourism and there is still uncertainty on how a new policy by the major cruise lines that [...]

New cemetery, new rates; how will the dead sleep?

There’s has been controversy over the new cemetery since the site in Hattieville was first disclosed. The cemetery is run by the City Council and as things go there is [...]

Ride air-conditioned buses in the City for $2

On Thursday night we reported that the Novelo brothers are now running the Belize Diesel buses, formerly operated by Lopez Shuttle in Belize City.  The brothers have formed a new [...]

6 naturalized Belizeans busted for illegal gun and ammunition

Police hauled in six persons on Thursday morning to face charges for firearm and ammunition offences. They are naturalized Belizeans, Alba, Marvin and Esdras Lopez, Mexican national Mario Augustine, Honduran [...]

18 yr old laborer charged with rape of 15 yr old high school student

Adolfo Manzanilla, an eighteen year old laborer of Ranchito Village in the Corozal District has been charged with the rape of a fifteen year old high school student. The minor [...]

Bridging the gap in development; Belize’s Aid for Trade Strategy

Belize’s Aid for Trade Strategy was launched earlier today at the Radisson.  The Aid for Trade Strategy is designed to support the government in the identification of priorities for building [...]

Why isn’t Belize a part of major Central American projects?

Although the initiative will have positive results, Belize is handicapped in its competitiveness because it has higher labor, utility and telecommunication costs than other regional countries.  The Inter-American Development Bank [...]

A closer look at Escuela Secondaria Tecnica México

It started with a small enrollment but over the years, Escuela Secondaria Tecnica Mexico has become one of the top high schools in the north. The school is an Independence [...]

K.H.M.H. gets a facelift

The nation’s only referral hospital is getting a facelift. The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has embarked on a program to improve its aesthetics and it is turning to the private [...]

New guidebook finds adventure throughout Belize

Where in the World is Belize? That used to be the catch phrase over two decades ago to promote the location of the Jewel. But Belize’s location is no longer [...]

What’s Happening in Belize with Arielle

We promised you that What’s Happening Belize would be back this Friday … and it is with our new entertainment girl, Arielle, holding over for Safiyyah. She’s got the stats [...]