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Hostel girls burn the roof over their heads

A fire at the Belize Youth Hostel at mile twenty-one on the Western Highway late Saturday evening totally destroyed the female dorm of the facility. One of the employees, Mary [...]

Herbalist, Mark Guy, killed in Bus Accident

Further west, eighteen year old herbalist, Mark Guy, was killed at the start of the past weekend. He did not make it back from the football game he attended because [...]

Finish Line cycling accident; who is to blame?

While Mark Guy was killed instantly on Friday night, sixteen year old Ethan Neal, was more fortunate. He made it to the finishing line of a cycling race on Saturday [...]

Benque teen suicides

We have not been keeping score on the number of suicides because the incidents are personal and extremely sensitive. But a spate of suicides over the past two years in [...]

Teen, who attempted suicide, speaks against taking one’s own life

We told you about the unusual spike in suicides in the western town of Benque Viejo. Well, the last person who attempted to take her own life is eighteen year [...]

6 year old dies after drinking salt and water solution

Tiffany Fortune, a grief-stricken mother of two, today waived the post mortem examination of six year old Ardel Reneau who died following an epileptic fit over the weekend.  According to [...]

Robbers go for the jugular

A robbery that occurred this afternoon could have turned fatal for the victim.  It took place cross from the Belize City Center on Jude Street after three-thirty and when we [...]

Murder conspirators of Shoman Family back in Court

The five men who are on trial for allegedly plotting to kill businessman, Jose Shoman, and his family were back in court for the umpteenth time.  This morning, Justice Adolph [...]

Soldier found with counterfeit bills

We reported last Friday that a Mexican soldier from the state of Tabasco had been picked up at the Corozal Free Zone with US currency, a point twenty five caliber [...]

Belizean American gets US $400,000 for wrongful imprisonment

A Belizean, who moved to the US, became a citizen and served in the army, was wrongfully imprisoned for seven months. While that’s time he won’t get back, Rennison Castillo’s [...]

Work on Sugar Industry turbines moving slowly but surely

There is still trouble in the sugar industry. After the 2011 cane crop got off to a late start, the Belize Sugar Industries factory had to be temporarily shut down [...]

Hector Silva resigns from P.U.P.

Last week, supporters of Leonard Chavarria came to Belize City to protest the leadership of John Briceño because Chavarria claimed he was disqualified from running against deputy party leader Mike [...]

PET Carts for over 100 physically challenged persons

It’s a gift that will dramatically change the life of many persons with physical disabilities. This morning, they received their personal energy transport, a hybrid wheelchair. The donation was facilitated [...]

Karate Kids and Adults win at event held in México

The House of Shotokan Karate Academy was victorious in a tournament against Mexico at the Belize Elementary School Auditorium last week. And this past weekend, there was a rematch but [...]

Sports Monday with football and cycling winners

Good evening I’m James Adderly and we welcome you to this jam packed serving of Sport’s Monday. We start off with the opening match of the Belize Bank Super League [...]