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Midday execution of Trenton Smith on Johnson Street

There was murder before the lunch hour today in the City. Trenton Smith was released from prison in late July and this morning he was executed at a house on [...]

Car set on fire

Belize City police are tonight investigating what they believe is a case of arson.  Sometime around four o’clock this morning a red Toyota Camry belonging to Kylie Rivers was set [...]

78% of poll says no to the 9th Amendment

The controversial ninth amendment has stirred up emotions and there have been heated debates over the proposed bill. We asked our viewers this week if the government wants to nationalize [...]

More voices from first public consultation

There was more opposition than there was support to the Ninth Amendment at Wednesday night’s consultations at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. There was also plenty politics at play. Those [...]

Lack of evidence for 2 persons accused of murder

Two men, who have spent a year in prison awaiting trial for murder, were freed of the charge today but tonight they are still behind bars. Twenty-one year olds Akeem [...]

100 cases of miller draft beer confiscated in Corozal

Approximately one hundred cases of Miller Draft beer were confiscated by Customs officers in the north on Wednesday. Reports are that the officers were on patrol in Paraiso village in [...]

Maya Leaders Alliance allege corruption in rosewood extraction

The Maya Leaders Alliance has been investigating a situation of illegal logging in Toledo.  It has documented the incidences and has met with the Forest Department about putting an end [...]

Market wholesalers move their fruits and vegetables to new location

Over the last year the wholesalers and retail vendors at the Michael Finnegan Market have had their own share of woes with flooding, imposed fees, security issues, you name it. [...]

Cane Farmers Association concerned over Banco Atlantida Buyout

As we go into the weekend there is another critical issue on the front burner; one that can potentially change the livelihood of farmers in the north. The Belize Cane [...]

Cane Farmers say Banco Atlantida needs to minimize risks

When they appeared on OYE on Thursday, the BSCFA reps said Banco Atlantida also needs to get their perspective to minimize risks. Oscar Alonzo, C.E.O., BSCFA “The issue is I [...]

Hundreds of happy campers at the B.D.F.

The B.D.F. summer camp this year attracted more than the anticipated number of enthusiasts. For four weeks the six hundred youths engaged in a number of activities; one common thread [...]

50 women learn to make jewelry

Fifty Belize City women received two weeks training in jewelry-making as a part of a workshop carried out by the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence in collaboration with the OAS [...]

Summer comes alive with a concert for the kids

Every Tuesday night Channel Five showcases local talent from all over the country in the ongoing KTV Duets. Well, this morning Open Your Eyes brought you the younger generation of [...]

Safiyyah becomes an It Girl at the “It Boutique”

Looking for something new? Well you can head out to IT Boutique, which opens this Saturday morning at the corner of Queen and North Front Streets. Safiyyah has a peak [...]