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“Raindrops” Swan gets bail

James “Raindrops” Swan Senior, the highly connected man whose house was raided on Monday morning, has been granted bail due to a health condition. Members of the Belize Police Department [...]

Freak accident on highway leaves one dead

A family who lives on the Hummingbird Highway is grieving the death of one of their own. Thirty-nine year old Edgar Otoniel Guerra, a laborer of Armenia Village and a [...]

Price of fish at the market goes up

This Good Friday, fish will be the preferred dish on many tables among Catholic families. It is a tradition that is related to the day when Catholics typically abstain from [...]

Should foreigners ride? Viewers answer in online poll

Turning to Tuesday’s question; in past years, foreign riders have been taking away the coveted title of Cross Country Champ and the prestigious garland of the nation’s biggest sporting event. [...]

Riders prepare for historic Cycling Classic

Just before news time, riders of the eighty-third Cross Country paraded through the City streets. It’s the traditional pre-race that provides fans with the opportunity to get acquainted with the [...]

AK-47 amongst other items recovered during police raids

This morning the police department conducted a city wide raid long before the crack of dawn.  From four o’clock until ten this morning, personnel from Special Branch, Crimes Investigation Branch, [...]

OCEANA buys trawlers, but boats netted in litigation

This morning in the Supreme Court, Attorney Fred Lumor appeared on behalf of the Development Finance Cooperation (D.F.C.) before Justice Michelle Arana seeking an injunction against Northern Fishermen Cooperative. On [...]

The art of making cross buns for Easter

Easter isn’t complete without the usual goodies, some of which are age old traditions. One such delight is the Cross Bun; an Easter treat that we look forward to every [...]

An Easter Message from Canon Flowers

Where will you be going to spend your Easter holiday? While many will use the time to delve into the beaches and bask in the sun with umbrella garnished drinks, [...]

Police give safety tips for those traveling this holiday

While Canon Flowers spoke about the true meaning of the holiday, Easter is also a time that unsavory criminals take advantage of unattended homes.  Police Press Officer Fitzroy Yearwood also [...]

Umalali singers leaving Belize to go on tour

Earlier today, the Garifuna Collective and the Umalali Women’s Choir left for the U.S on tour. The group of more than thirty powerful voices from Guatemala, Honduras and Belize, have [...]