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Mayas from 38 Villages appear in Appeals Court over land rights

Representatives from Maya communities converged at the Battlefield Park in downtown Belize today for day one of an appeal by the Government on a Supreme Court ruling handed down last [...]

Cops busted near Colombian Cocaine under heavily armed guards

The men implicated in one of the biggest drug seizures ever in the country were taken to court this morning. Four police officers and a Customs boatman were hauled to [...]

Report about proposed Cruise Facility says NO to new port in Placencia

The report on cruise ship tourism in the south is in. Last October the Belize Tourism Board held public consultations with residents of Placencia, Dangriga and Punta Gorda to discuss [...]

Mahogany Street Vendors want to parley with B.E.L., P.U.C. and City Council

The headline on Wednesday was that twenty-three vendors and their families may soon have to close down their businesses on Mahogany Street if they can’t find a suitable relocation area. [...]

Unusual late night prison transfer of detained Mexican National

It’s common for prisoners to be transferred from the districts to Belize City or the Central Prison, but when it happens in the dead of night, well that’s a different [...]

Jet skiing American airlifted to hospital

An American visitor, who went jet skiing with her husband and a group of friends had to be rescued out of the waters near Ambergris Caye. Police are collecting statements [...]

Cops to stand trial for manslaughter

Also in court news, two interdicted officers attached to the Ladyville Police Formation will stand trial at the Supreme Court for a shooting death in Lord’s Bank Village last year.  [...]

Asst. Supt. of Police, Jeffrey Martinez, Guilty of Manslaughter

The trial of Assistant Superintendent of Police Jeffery Martinez, who was accused of causing the death of a fifteen year old Camalote resident concluded in the Belmopan Supreme Court today. [...]

Camalote Villager alleges rape by her ex

A nineteen year old domestic worker from Camalote Village in the Cayo District was allegedly raped by her ex-common-law husband. The woman told police that she went to her ex’s [...]

Have you seen 14 year old Shadira Dyer?

A fourteen year old high school student left her home on Rivero Street early Monday morning to start the school week, but she hasn’t returned home since. Her family now [...]

Good Start Preschool needs clean running water

Access to potable water is often taken for granted in urban areas. But in many rural communities the provision of adequate water systems remains a challenge.  We traveled west today [...]

Preschool Festival of Arts, Cayo District, focuses on public speaking

And though Good Start Preschool doesn’t have access to potable water, the Camalote School was among the shining stars at this week’s Preschool Festival of Arts for the Cayo District.  [...]

Gender Power and Equality at 6th Women’s Summit

Throughout this month activities are taking place to celebrate women and their achievements. The sixth Women’s Summit was held today, but it was not only about women and women’s rights, [...]

‘Ah win di lotto!’ Stphen Canto takes home $44,625

A Belize City man has deep pockets tonight after he won Saturday night’s Lotto Jackpot.  Forty-nine year old Stephen Canto collected his cheque at the Tropical Gaming Office this afternoon [...]

Get to the needlepoint! Healthy Living goes skin deep with acupuncture

The use of acupuncture is becoming more prevalent around the globe. Started by the Chinese it is a way to relieve pain or simply to promote well being through the [...]