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Stabbing of 2nd former at Sadie Vernon High

Sadie Vernon Technical High School is once again in the news tonight following a mid-morning stabbing incident on school grounds involving a second form student.  While details of the incident [...]

We wont move; Squatters, Cola and Belizeans for Justice

Evicted squatters, backed by Belizeans for Justice and COLA, staged a protest, blocking the Belcan Bridge after their houses were destroyed on Wednesday morning. On Thursday Yolanda Schakron, who was [...]

BEL owes millions to Mexico’s CFE; will there be blackouts in 12 days?

While the poverty stricken squatters are demanding alternative land or housing from the government, surprisingly, a large corporation is also calling on the government to help with its financial condition.  [...]

Prime Minister says the government won’t always bail out BEL

BEL’s CEO Lyn Young has made it clear that an increase in electricity rates would alleviate the cash flow problem of the company. The government has made advanced payments mounting [...]

Rotten deal? City Councilor says market vendors made the rules

Wholesalers operating along Hiccatee Street near the Michael Finnegan Market are up in arms over the enforcement of regulations by the Belize City Council to restrict the sale of produce [...]

Kenneth Dobson charged for murder in North Creek

Thirty-two year old Erwin Staine was murdered on Wednesday night and less than a day later the suspected gunman was arrested. According to police, twenty-seven year old Kenneth Dobson of [...]

Gas attendant, Seaford Miles, charged for carnal knowledge

A Ladyville gas attendant is behind bars tonight after he was arraigned before Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie on a charge of Carnal Knowledge. The report against twenty year old Seaford [...]

Manslaughter case into death of Gilbert “Ray” Lightburn concludes

Electrician, Nigel Tillett was behind the wheel of a Toyota Hilux pick-up that knocked down and killed the well known, Gilbert “Ray” Lightburn on October seventh, 2009. Today, Tillett was [...]

Alex Carcamo’s Basketball Camp

International basketball star, Alex Carcamo, is in Belize to tie the knot with his fiancé in Placencia and while he’s here, young athletes will get an opportunity to participate in [...]

P.M. says ministers will soon remove dark vehicle tints

The tinting law came into effect on June first; that is Wednesday of this week. However, it is very evident in the capital and on the road, that many government [...]

Price of butane goes up for 2 companies

Butane importers have been meeting with government officials over the past few days, demanding a massive hike in the controlled price. The importers say that acquisition costs have increased by [...]

…and price of fuel goes down at the pump

But there’s some good news for drivers because fuel prices at the pump decreased earlier this week. The cost of regular gasoline took the biggest dip, going down fifty-four cents [...]

Mega Bingo, Mega Plinko, Now Mega Scholarships for high school

Today ten students were awarded tuition scholarships to the institution of their choice by J.D Financial, the parent company of MegaBingo. The initiative which will be an annual event saw [...]

The passes and failures of the Primary School Examination

The results of the 2011 Primary School Examinations were released late this evening. It’s a nineteen page document and we’ll have the details on Monday, but a quick perusal shows [...]

BATSUB donates all-terrain vehicles to B.D.F.

Earlier this year we told you that the British Forces were reducing their number of troops in Belize and other countries due to cut backs in the British Ministry of [...]

Coca Cola Spelling bee Champs spell their way to victory

Today the buzz in Cayo was about the bee, the spelling bee that is. The finals for the annual contest sponsored by Coca Cola took place at the countryside park [...]