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Taxi driver kidnapped and robbed by his fares

Also from the police blotter, a Belize City taxi driver had a close call on Thursday. Two men requested Elmer Martinez to take them to Neal’s Pen Road from his [...]

P.M. concerned that litigation against B.N.E.’s parent company could affect revenues

Tony Quinn is the fitness guru and a director of Belize Natural Energy’s parent company, International Natural Energy. Quinn has been in and out of the courts because I.N.E. has [...]

Belize High School attracts potential students with tech savvy programs

The Belize High School opened its doors at the University of the West Indies Campus last September and has had a successful first year. The novelty is that the private [...]

Something for the kids and grown-ups in What’s Happening Belize

In this week’s What’s Happening Belize, Arielle is mixing things up and has some fun activities for the kids and the adults. So get in the mood to relax and [...]

Belize City criminals go international; busted in México on weapons charge

Two Belizeans are being held tonight in northern Mexico for possession of firearms used exclusively by the army. The two are Errol Cuthbert Haynes and Anthony Wilfred Barrow. Haynes, viewers [...]

There was mad cow and now sore mouth disease among cattle

There are two major vesicular diseases that can affect cattle; the deadly foot and mouth disease and the vesicular stomatitis. The two viruses display similar symptoms among cattle, horses and [...]

Details of Jamelia taken by relatives into bondage

We have been following the story of a young woman named Jamelia, a victim of human trafficking. She was born in Belize City but was sold off to an American [...]

Minor shot by police constable in the City

A twelve year old school girl was shot last night in Belize City.  The incident happened when a policeman shot at a pitbull that he claimed attacked him.  But the [...]

N.T.U.C.B. President concerned about Telemedia Union busting

Late last week, Paul Perriott, threw in the towel from his job at Telemedia.  Perriott, who is a ranking member of the Belize Communications Workers Union and a union senator, [...]

Dissension within the ranks of Telemedia Union

Among other issues plaguing the Communications Workers Union is dissension within the ranks of its executive.  Since Perriott’s resignation last Friday, Mark Gladden has stepped up as the union’s president.  [...]

Who will replace Santi at B.T.B.?

Since the firing of Santino Castillo Junior from his position as deputy chairman of the Belize Tourism Board on February ninth, several professionals within the tourism industry have been sought [...]

Gas Station to offer Sunday Special on fuel price

The price of fuel has shot up so high that some drivers have parked their private vehicles and started to commute on buses.  The days of paying five or even [...]

Head of Scenes of Crime leaves trail of incriminating evidence

The police department is looking for one of its own tonight. The officer was recently suspended and now there is mounting evidence against him for an alleged theft. He is [...]

Seawell Brothers back in Court; but media blocked from entering court

In court news, the fate of the Seawell brothers, Gary and Mark, is still undecided.  The Seawell brothers made an appearance this morning before Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie in respect [...]

Prison officer charged with incest of daughter

There is a heinous crime of sexual molestation to report.  A father is being accused by his twelve year old daughter of having sex with her. The alleged crime, according [...]

Three times and she’s out; Corozal woman acquitted of the murder of her brother

A Corozal woman who had been tried three times for the murder of her brother was acquitted today. Twenty-two year old Tiffara Smith was only seventeen when she allegedly stabbed [...]

Peace Corps calls on teens to cleanup Old Capital

The Peace Corps was initiated in 1971 in the United States to help Americans understand the world better, share their culture and to transfer needed skills and knowledge. The Peace [...]

Tumaka’t means family entertainment at the Bliss

Our friends north of the border are touring Belize with a spectacular show of contemporary dance. The show which hails from Merida in Mexico is called Tumaka’t and will involve [...]

Healthy Living for Teens means a healthy diet

There is an abundance of food on every corner and on every shelf of your grocery store. But while you may think that you have an enormous selection to pick [...]

Citrus growers petition for resignation of board member, Denzil Jenkins

At the end of last month Denzil Jenkins, a board member of the Citrus Growers Association, threw his hat into the ring for electoral politics. And that’s causing unrest in [...]

Thieves break into Queen Square Anglican School; this is its third break in for 2011

Break-ins at schools are becoming common practice and for Queen’s Square Anglican School, they have become all too frequent. On Tuesday night, the school was targeted for the third time [...]

Biological father of Belizean woman & victim of human trafficking comes forward

On Monday we reported on the sad story of a Belizean woman living in the United States who is a victim of human trafficking. The report from ABC News showed [...]

Senator Paul Perriot says he was disrespected by Telemedia

As we reported in Tuesday’s newscast Senator Paul Perriott of the Belize Communications Workers Union, has resigned from his post as senior technician at Telemedia.  He calls it a forced [...]

Fierce opposition of Yum Balisi development in World Heritage Site

Earlier today the National Environmental Appraisal Committee (NEAC) met to discuss an Environmental Impact Assessment plan that could result in the development of a resort on an island within the [...]

Viewers say Sadie Vernon High’s Board of Management needs to go

Two teachers were fired last week from Sadie Vernon High School; it caused uproar at the school between the teachers, administration and board of management. Things have simmered down but [...]