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Courts Belize gives 5 more scholarships

Courts Belize, the giant furniture store has added five more students to its annual scholarship program. For fourteen years, Courts has been awarding bright students from across the country with [...]

It’s Bacchanal Time as revelers gear up for Carnival

The energy was flowing on Thursday night on Dolphin Street as Southside Masqueraders displayed their colorful water-themed costumes and gyrated to soca beats. The band is one of the biggest [...]

Murder charges dropped, but formerly accused paralyzed while detained

A warden was killed and two inmates were left paralyzed after a prison bus overturned on the northern highway on May twenty-seventh. Twenty-four year old Dean Davis and twenty-nine year [...]

Patrick Menzies gets bail after major altercation with GSU

Belize City contractor, twenty-six year old Patrick Menzies, also filed a bail application in the Supreme Court today. Menzies was charged on August second with Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm, Use [...]

Vacationer says she was terrorized by GSU

Sonia Harris is in Belize on vacation but her holiday became terrifying after two encounters with the Gang Suppression Unit (GSU). Harris says that on Sunday she was on Supaul [...]

Safiyyah joins the stars at Celebrity Restaurant

If you haven’t made your weekend plans as yet, and if you’re looking for good food and great ambience, Safiyyah features a favorite dining sport where all the potential stars [...]

Bar Association says remove 3rd offensive clause from 9th Amendment

The Council of Churches has played a major role in the government’s removal of certain ouster clauses that bars access to the courts in the proposed ninth amendment. But the [...]

Corozal BNTU says no to 9th Amendment

Another group that came out today against the ninth, is the northern rural branch of the Belize National Teachers Union.  The union, in its entirety, discussed the revised ninth amendment [...]

B.T.L. Employees Trust explains mistrust of 9th Amendment

For the B.T.L. Employees Trust, the dangers in the ninth concern the issue of parliamentary supremacy. The Trust has written to Canon Leroy Flowers as president of the Council of [...]

GOB gives their version of shooting incident near Chiquibul National Park

Earlier this week we reported on the most recent armed confrontation between members of the Belize Defence Force on routine border patrol near the Chiquibul National Park during which a [...]

Ambassador of Mexico talks about ADO Bus Line and electricity

Relations with Mexico have significant importance to Belize. That country’s new Ambassador presented his credentials this past Tuesday and this morning Ambassador Mario Velazquez hosted a breakfast with members of [...]

Husband and wife shot inside their Gungulung Area home

Four persons were injured in a space of twenty-four hours in Belize City. A couple was shot before midnight as they watched television at home. Hours earlier in the same [...]

Senator Lisa Shoman comments on the amended 9th Amendment

Turning back to the proposed ninth amendment to the constitution; since the modifications have been made to the bill, reaction is beginning to flow. Attorney and Senator Lisa Shoman appeared [...]

Consultations on 9th Amendment road trip to Corozal

The Bar Association and the Corozal Rural BNTU today said no to the ninth. Up north, one Wednesday night the Government held public hearings on the revised Ninth Amendment. And [...]

Mas Camps underway for Carnival Road March

It’s a little over a week away from Carnival on September third. Mas bands are busy practicing and putting the final touches to the elaborate costumes for the spectacular road [...]

Mega Bingo is the Game that has Big Winner from Mango Creek

Sharon Muschamp, a housewife and mother of two in Mango Creek is the latest winner of Mega Bingo’s one hundred thirty eight thousand six hundred and eighty six dollars progressive [...]

The fire is in the hearth

Good old fashion fire hearth cooking is still preferred by many Belizeans. But in the era of butane stoves, fire hearths are now limited to villages and rural areas. This [...]

Healthy Living goes bone deep with Osteoporosis

There are many myths about the medical condition, osteoporosis, including that it only affects elderly women and it is only caused by a lack of calcium. But in this week’s [...]

Belize National Teachers’ Union consultations on 9th Amendment

The views of the Belize National Teachers Union (BNTU) have always been a litmus test of the people’s views on issues. The BNTU has not given any comment on the [...]

Shooting incident occurs at home where previous murders occurred

Just before news time, Lawrence Elijio was shot on Jasmine Street, which intersects with Marigold Lane. We’ll have more details on that shooting later, but it is in the area [...]

B.D.F. shoots Guatemalan with high powered rifle

The Belize Defence Force, the Guatemalan military and OAS representatives convened today in Santa Elena, Petén.  The meeting is taking place on the heels of an incident along the border [...]

Frank’s Eddy needs potable water

Frank’s Eddy is a growing community on the Western Highway and the gateway to some of Belize’s many wonders. Thousands of tourists trek through the village and visit businesses along [...]

UNICEF Report says school success hindered by lack of school supplies

UNICEF released a study on the status of women and children’s development today. Women and children are lagging behind in education and according to the report school success is hindered [...]

Government says findings of UNICEF Report need to be taken seriously

After receiving the full report, the Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega and Minister of Social Transformation Eden Martinez acknowledged the need to take the findings seriously, while the Leader of [...]

2 year old drowns in P.G.

A family in the south of the country is mourning the loss of a loved one. A two year old drowned in Punta Gorda on Tuesday, when the child went [...]