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It’s Carnival Time and Mas Camps are heating up

The buzz about the carnival road march is heating up and the proof is in the Mas Camps where the hype and energy are at fever pitch. If the senior [...]

$10,000 at stake in KTV Duets

The Tuesday night KTV Duets musical showdown is just minutes away and the duos in Group B are preparing once again to rock the stage at the Bliss. There are [...]

3 dead and 3 shot including 10 year old girl

Belize City’s relationship with violence has shown that society’s dysfunction has plummeted further. Gun violence, which once only left bodies of gang members on the streets, now regularly includes the [...]

Stephan Flowers succumbs to gunshot injury

The second murder victim on Friday night was eighteen year old Stephan Flowers, who succumbed to injuries at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Flowers was shot two weeks ago as [...]

Identity of homeless and murdered man unknown

A homeless man, known only as Speedy, was the third victim to succumb to gun violence over the weekend.  The shooting incident took place near the corner of George and [...]

The Friday night shooting victims lucky to be alive

To add to the spate of crime over the weekend, there were two separate shootings on Friday night. The first incident took place at the corner of Vernon and Santa [...]

Cane Farmers Association actively seeks funding for B.S.I. buyout

Details are emerging on the proposal by the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (B.S.C.F.A.) to purchase majority interests in the Belize Sugar Industries (B.S.I.). Currently, executives of the B.S.C.F.A. are [...]

Chamber of Commerce adds to B.S.I. Buyout discussion

Weighing in today on the Banco Atlantida proposal for a buyout of Belize Sugar Industries Limited was the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). It issued a press release [...]

Orange Walk East Representative Marcel Cardona on the 9th Amendment

The proposed ninth amendment to the Belize Constitution has been debated by the two main political parties, the Council of Churches, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Bar [...]

U.D.P. elects slate for City Council Elections

The 2012 Municipal elections are about seven months away and the political parties are about to put their campaign into full throttle. The first rumblings of political fervor were felt [...]

Did the GSU use excessive force on neighborhood residents?

Earlier we told you about the explosion of violence over the past weekend. On Friday evening, mayhem erupted on the corner of George and Dean Streets. It was the first [...]

Lionel Wade wading through sentence for Handling Stolen Goods

Twenty-six year old Lionel Wade started serving an eighteen month prison term today after pleading to Handling Stolen Goods. Wade and an unidentified accomplice are accused of robbing Jose Caballeros [...]

Prime Minister attends installation of CCJ President

In news from Belmopan, the office of the Prime Minister announced today that PM Dean Barrow will be attending the inauguration of the new president of the Caribbean Court of [...]

Carnival Committee selects its King and Queen

The battle for this year’s carnival King and Queen was fierce among thirty-two carnival revelers. The mas bands showcased elaborate costumes depicting their carnival themes. But in the end it [...]

National Song Competition and the winners are…

And from the carnival bands to the national song competition. That major event in the September celebrations took place on Friday night at the Memorial Park. A long list of [...]

Cuenta Conmigo? Si! And it’s live on Five

The launch of the Latino Five, Cuenta Conmigo CD/DVD combo was a live event on Sunday night on this station. The new release features former KTV Latino stars who composed [...]

James “Jah Overall” Adderley’s Sports Monday Update

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this issue of Sports Monday. The 21st Women’s national Softball Championship raged inside Roger’s Stadium over the weekend as 6 teams battled [...]

One man dead in evening shooting; while a minor is hospitalized

Just before six this evening, a shooting took place at the corner of Berkeley Street and East Canal in the old capital. From what we have been able to gather, [...]

SMART and Telemedia sign interconnection agreement

SpeedNet and Belize Telemedia executives penned their signatures to a major accord this afternoon.  Last year in the height of a telecom war, B.T.L. removed Smart from its international circuits [...]

Investigation into B.D.F. and Guatemalan poacher shooting incident

All week we have been reporting on the shooting of a Guatemalan which the Belize Defence Force maintains happened on this side of the border and east of the Adjacency [...]

Attorney General wakes from deep sleep to chastise Bar Association

The Bar Association on Thursday issued a press release in which it maintained its firm opposition to the Ninth Amendment even after the government had agreed to certain concessions with [...]

Majority of poll swings towards removing 9th Amendment

The government has agreed with the churches to trim the language in the controversial ninth amendment bill that has to do with a bar on the courts. But there is [...]

Fire leaves man homeless

An early morning fire has left one man without a roof over his head and his sibling without his main source of income. The two men lost everything when the [...]

IMF sees better days for Belize

A ten day visit by the International Monetary Fund ended on Thursday and a statement has been released by the Mission Chief for Belize, Gerardo Peraza. It starts with the [...]

Mexico’s ADO ready to drive on Belize Roads

Mexican transportation giant ADO begins its long distance bus runs to Cancun and Merida from Belize City tonight.  Although the excursions are part of a marketing research being conducted by [...]