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Valley of Peace interrupted by death caused by lightning

A young man from the Valley of Peace was killed in a freak accident on Thursday afternoon. Jose Alberto Cab was struck by lightning and electrocuted when he was returning [...]

Cuban man’s Oil Refinery in Belmopan?

Also in the west, we reported on Thursday that authorities stumbled on an illegal oil refinery about a mile from the Western Highway in the vicinity of the Belize Christian [...]

B.T.B. gets new director

Last Friday, Seleni Matus abruptly resigned as Director of the Belize Tourism Board, a job she held for less than two years. Matus says political interference was getting in the [...]

Mark Seawell one of 3 brothers to be extradited

Since October 2006, the US government requested the extradition of Mark Seawell. The case has been in the lower courts for close to five years, but today Chief Magistrate Margaret [...]

Amateur Athletics Association president refutes allegations

On Monday, the managing committee of the Belize Amateur Athletics Association issued a stern release criticizing the presidency of Ian Gray as head of the organization.  The committee charges that [...]

B.S.I. says agreement provides breathing space for finance

We’ve reported that ING and FirstCaribbean International Banks have extended the term of their loans to Belize Sugar Industries Limited by one year, giving B.S.I. up until September thirtieth, 2012 [...]

Middle Island Caye watchman in jail for weapon

A watchman of Middle Island Caye has been behind bars for the past three days for guns and ammunition that he claims belong to his employer. Fifty-seven year old Sebastian [...]

Belize Audubon takes to the skies for migrant birds

The Belize Audubon Society is one NGO whose calendar is filled with activities all year round. And this time of year is strictly for the birds. According to the Audubon’s [...]

Book launch and photo exhibit at Image Factory

If you would like to join one of the bird watching sessions, you can call 223-5004 for dates and the districts that the Audubon will be visiting. And next Tuesday [...]

Seven Seas Campaign to donate to the Cancer Society

Seven Seas in partnership with the San Cas Group this afternoon launched the “Seven Seas Think Pink” Campaign. The new initiative, which will run through-out the month of October, will [...]

Ugundani Dance Group at the Bliss this Saturday

Fans of Garifuna music are in for an audiovisual treat this weekend at the Bliss where the Ugundani Dance Group is scheduled to perform a series of songs and dances [...]

The General, Supa G, unleashes Faiyahaat Album

The general stopped by our studios with a compilation that will shock and awe the country. No, we’re not talking about the B.D.F.’s Brigadier General, but the artist known as [...]

Valley of Peace resident electrocuted

This afternoon, a resident of Valley of Peace, was reportedly electrocuted at the entrance of the village. The resident died instantly. It is reported that two other family members are [...]

Barrow and Briceño on the economy

On Independence Day the leader of the opposition, John Briceño dedicated his speech to the memory of the Right Honorable George Price, who had passed away two days earlier. While [...]

Ministry of Works Employees busted with gun

Ministry of Works Employees have been busted with a trove of unlicensed firearm and ammunition.  At midnight on Wednesday, police intercepted a red Rodeo SUV at a checkpoint near mile [...]

Pseudo ephedrine case in Court

Back in 2008, customs officers Karl Augustine, Aruny Perez and Michael McKenzie, were jointly charged with forgery following the disappearance of a shipping container loaded with pseudo ephedrine tablets and [...]

F.F.B., FIFA and Sports Ministry meet

Belize has so far accumulated one loss and three wins on the road to World Cup 2014 in Brazil. But before you can say Obrigado to the national team, there [...]

Investigation into F.F.B. complete; executive troubles

And though there is a cordial relationship among the F.F.B., the Ministry of Sports and FIFA, there is still the issue of an investigation into the affairs of the F.F.B. [...]

BNTU Orange Walk says no to the 9th Amendment

At about this time, a constitution expert from the Caribbean, Dr. Hamid Ghany from the UWI, is making a presentation on the Ninth amendment. For all intents and purposes it [...]

Consultation heard on the 9th Amendment in Cayo

In the Cayo District, the Ninth Amendment got unequivocal thumbs up. The Novelo’s Convention Centre was overflowing with party supporters on Wednesday evening. The line snaked through the building and [...]

P.U.P. turns 61

On September twenty-ninth, 1950 the late Right Honorable George Price, along with other nationalists, formed the People’s United Party, the oldest political organization in Belize’s history.  The P.U.P. would go [...]

B.S.I. gets extension from ING on large debt

This Saturday would have been the deadline for the Belize Sugar Industries Limited to pay thirty million dollars in debts to ING and FirstCaribbean International Banks. But B.S.I. got a [...]

Can B.S.C.F.A. find the cash for B.S.I.?

According to Ortega, now that B.S.I. has a one year extension, there is less pressure to accept the Banco Atlantida proposal, which means that the B.S.C.F.A. and the other interested [...]

Cuban national made his own refinery

Roberto Igarza Velasquez, a Cuban national and a mechanic of Calle de Las Americas, Belmopan, is in police custody following the discovery of what is described as an illegal oil [...]

Youth Business trust launches new initiatives

A big hurdle in creating a business is putting together the start up funds. Karon Crawford was able to win the confidence of the Youth Business Trust to obtain the [...]