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Visually Impaired Youth reaches the pinnacle of mountain

As we reported on Friday, twelve year old Rowan Garel completed his grueling two-day campaign to the summit of Victoria Peak in an effort to raise funds for the annual [...]

Shyne promised, but left not even a glimmer, says concert promoter

A lot of hype went into Saturday night’s concert billed as a pre-release album show for Shyne’s post-prison compilations. The advertisements said that there would be two Def Jam platinum [...]

Prime Minister ends debate with last minute whipping of Opposition

But Shyne’s father, the prime minister, was in the House of Representatives on Thursday and Friday for the 2011-2012 budget debate. Much of what was debated was not the expenses [...]

Courtroom takes murder trial to Bowen & Bowen Crime Scene

The prosecution in the murder re-trial of Francis Robateau and Leslie Pipersburgh closed its case today after calling twenty-one witnesses. The jurors, judge, the accused as well as their attorneys [...]

3 more shootings; 2 in the Old Capital and 1 in down south

Earlier we reported on two murders and a shooting over the past weekend in the city. There was more violence, including the shooting of a mechanic of Vernon Street. Fifty-one [...]

Sports Monday analyzed by skilled Sportscaster, James Adderley

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. We immediately head north to the People’s Stadium where Orange Walk United hosted Cayo South United yesterday week 5 of [...]

Marcel’s Meltdown; U.D.P. Area Rep’s kamikaze on government

The debate on the 2011-2012 budget began on Thursday with a rousing presentation by the Leader of the Opposition; in fact it was inarguably one of his finest moments in [...]

O.W. East Rep. blames Deputy P.M. for neglected constituents

Marcel’s meltdown during the 2011-2012 budget debate is surely one that political pundits will ponder for a while. Cardona, it seems will be a one hit wonder in the United [...]

Said Musa words resonated, reverberated in Cardona’s being

On the government’s side, most of the two day debate was spent arguing over ten years of past P.U.P. budgets.  There was also a protest, ejection of party supporters from [...]

Opposition Leader says Marcel Cardona spoke the truth about U.D.P.

The Leader of the Opposition John Briceño along with Florencio Marin and Francis Fonseca left the chamber after the Marcel meltdown. After giving his speech, the Orange Walk East Representative [...]

Viewers say government in not doing enough to bring relief to fuel consumers

The prices of fuel keep going up and there’s no stopping. The government has removed the GST but has added an additional dollar on import duties that is not refundable [...]

Sexual harassment and torched vehicle; 2 sides of game show

MegaBingo took Belize by storm earlier this year and raised the fever among gamers. It became so popular that the competition, Lotto, had to bounce back with new advertisements to [...]

Aunt of former game show host says sexual harassment is real

Rachel’s mother, Lizette Armstrong, told us that Marinan has also disrespected her.  Yolanda Schakron, whose ex-husband owns majority shares in Mega Bingo, also says she has a major problem with [...]

Education Minister tells newspaper he is not soft

While Marcel Cardona clearly stole the show at the House Meeting today, there were others who spoke either for or against the budget or some who didn’t speak about the [...]

Helga’s hell will be oil spill in Belizean waters

Captain Arturo Edrei Garcia and crew members, Nelson Perez Ardao and Alexis Gonzalez Cune of the cargo ship, Helga, have been missing for a week. It doesn’t look good for [...]

Visually impaired minor climbs Victoria Peak, 2nd highest point in Belize

We’ve been following amazing twelve year old Rowan Garel. He’s the visually impaired student who took on the grueling climb to the summit of Victoria Peak. The trek started on [...]

Shyne back in Belize and ready for Concert

The buzz in town is that Moshe Levi Ben will be staging a concert at the MCC grounds this Saturday night. Since his release from prison and deportation from the [...]

Holy Redeemer Primary School’s Culture Day

The various cultures that make up the Belizean society were in full display at the Holy Redeemer Primary School today. Whether you love rice and beans, chow mein or if [...]

Teaching women to be successful entrepreneurs

Numerous activities specially tailored for the ladies have been held in the past few weeks in observation of Women’s month. Today the Embassy of Mexico joined in and is collaborating [...]

Arielle and What’s Happening around Belize

It’s the start of another eventful weekend which promises something for everyone in your household.  Sure there’s the much advertised Shyne concert for fans of hip hop and dancehall music [...]

P.U.P. Protest Government’s Budget; supporters ejected from House

The debate on the budget 2011-2012 got underway today in Belmopan. The leader of the Opposition, John Briceño, was first to deliver his presentation; it was a punchy speech with [...]

En Espanol; Gabby and Johnny debate in Spanish

Back inside the National Assembly, the Leader of the Opposition tackled the government and its supporters in English and Creole. But when it came to the portion of his speech [...]

P.U.P. Leader gets mathematical with P.M. on fuel prices

The cost of fuel, which is directly linked to the spiraling world market prices, was also discussed by the Opposition Party.  John Briceño reminded the Prime Minister about his no [...]

Where is the solution to crime?

While the P.U.P. protest continued below the stairs of the parliament in the sweltering heat, the leader of the opposition continued his assault on the administration’s budget. With over twenty [...]

Promises, Promises! But opposition says U.D.P. promises empty

When the United Democratic Party won in 2008, the twenty-one pledges in the party’s manifesto played an important role in the landslide victory. Briceño punched many holes in that manifesto [...]