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The day after squatters’ houses torn down

It is more than twenty-four hours since seventy-five persons were left homeless when the police demolished houses from land they have squatted on in Lake Independence where construction is taking [...]

WIN Belize feeds squatters

After seeing the unfortunate conditions of squatters televised on Wednesday following a pre-dawn operation in the Fabers Road Extension that destroyed their homes, the Women’s Issues Network has stepped in [...]

Murder in North Creek, Belize City

The bus crisis and the eviction of squatters that led to civil unrest at the Belcan Bridge topped the news on Wednesday. But at night, shots rang out in the [...]

Is government justified in using force to evict the Chetumal Street squatters?

How do you rate the government’s handling of the bus crisis? That’s the question we asked after a nationwide shutdown of public transportation and a blockage of the Northern and [...]

Belizeans for Justice’s Yolanda Schakron taken to police station

Yolanda Schakron was at the frontline when squatters marched into the city and blocked the Belcan Bridge. Schakron is an outspoken member of Belizeans for Justice, who has been forthright [...]

What do the squatters and bus protestors have in common? Mexico!

While the support from the Belize Bus Association (BBA) appeared to have been based on solidarity with fellow protestors, there was also another motive.  One spokesperson for bus operators, Patrick [...]

COLA V.P. served with notice of possible protest prosecution

Belizeans for Justice’s, Yolanda Schakron, was not the only person on the Belcan Bridge who was informed about an arrest. The cops sent out letters to several activists about their [...]

Several accused murderers of Jessie Jones freed

Three of four persons accused in the murder of twenty-two year-old Jessie Jones were freed earlier this week. The Director of Public Prosecutions forwarded the directive to Belmopan Magistrate, Adolph [...]

$6000 fine for robbery

And while Sampson walked from a murder charge in Belmopan, he was convicted of Robbery in the Belize City Magistrates Court this morning. The father of three pleaded for lenience, [...]

PTA President calls the cops on Sadie Vernon teacher

Sadie Vernon, it’s the city’s high school that has been on the media one too many times either embroiled in the middle of a controversy or the teacher and administration [...]

No classes at Sadie Vernon; teachers show support at police station

But while that’s the President of the PTA’s side, Kendis Ferguson visited our studios to give his account of what transpired. Ferguson says that he was unable to submit the [...]

Belize Coast Guard receives $300,000 donation from the U.S.A.

With drug cartels operating dangerously close to our borders and crime out of control, the Belize Coast Guard today received a sizeable donation to fight narco-trafficking. The equipment came courtesy [...]

Grab a fork and dig in, Healthy Living means healthy eating

Poor nutrition is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in all age groups. This why the message is reiterated by every health official: the key to healthy [...]

Cano’s cannabis cornflakes adds fiber and trafficking charge to diet

Countless women have been caught trying to sneak drugs into prison but one Belize City woman was bolder and allegedly attempted to smuggle cannabis into the country. At around eleven [...]