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Elderly woman perishes in fire; 15 year old boy tried to rescue her

A house fire broke out at G.S. Street off Jane Usher Boulevard; normally the story is about a family that needs a place to stay since beds and furniture are [...]

Gas strike was only hot air; butane producers reach an agreement

Cooler heads prevailed today and a scheduled shutdown of butane depots did not take place after all. Instead four major importers, Grupo Tomza, Z Gas, Western Gas Company and Belize [...]

Former City Councilor Mark King appeals to U.D.P. for Lake I

Mark King, the former Belize City Councilor who got into trouble with his own party, may be in the U.D.P.’s bad books once again. King was out of the spotlight [...]

Viewers poll suggests public would buy cheaper butane from B.N.E.

The debate on the retail of butane gas is raging. So does the public prefer to purchase butane directly from B.N.E. or the importers? The difference is over the price [...]

Special Sitting of Court hears cases from B.C.B. and former B.T.L. Chairman

Arguments in two appeal cases on the nationalization of Telemedia continued today. British Caribbean Bank and former BTL Chairman Dean Boyce filed suit against the Attorney General and the Minister [...]

Oceana Victory: Oil company gives up concession on sea

Oceana has scored a major victory in its battle to preserve the Barrier Reef. There have been about seventeen companies which have been granted concessions to explore for oil on [...]

Rare life in prison sentence for convicted murderer

Orlando Wade, a thirty-two year old Sandhill resident, was convicted of murder last Monday and reappeared in court today for sentencing. And it wasn’t good news for Wade because Justice [...]

Babysitter fined $10,000 for three marijuana plants

A Honduran babysitter has been fined ten thousand dollars for three marijuana plants. On September third last year, the eighteen year old baby sitter, Absternia Alvarez, was accused of cultivating [...]

Kareem Gillett pleads guilty to firearm offences

A twelve year old and four other occupants of a house on Castle Street were arraigned in court today. The minor, a standard six student was emotional throughout the proceedings. [...]

Stealing from the blind; visually impaired mad over burglary

The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired recently lost its Gabourel Lane Office in a fire that is suspected to have been arson and now they’ve suffered another hit. “Stealing [...]

American physician sues pastor for hundreds of thousands of dollars

A retired American physician Doctor Robert Wyckoff has been in the news in the past days in a case of fraud by no less than a pastor. When we caught [...]

American national also alleges of land scam

Doctor Wyckoff claims Mar also facilitated land purchases on his behalf, but when he checked with the Lands Department, all the properties were bought in Mar’s name. He told News [...]

K.H.M.H. introduces hemodialysis program for renal failure patients

Jose Cruz, the kidney patient and activist, had a dream for all who bore the same illness. He did not live to see that dream turn into a reality.  Cruz [...]

KTV Latino stellar live Audition Show a major hit

KTV Latino opened with a bang on Tuesday night at the Bliss Centre. The crowd began gathering from as early as seven o’clock for the opening of Season two of [...]