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Channel 5 goes inside illegal logging of rosewood operation

The illegal extraction of rosewood in seven Maya communities in the Toledo District has become too rampant to ignore. The Maya Leaders Alliance is taking on the fight to stop [...]

George Street Gang will fight Government in Court; not with grenades

The gangs are not known to issue statements; in fact they are known not to want to appear on camera. So we found a release they purportedly sent out today [...]

A Belize City mother shot in presence of her 2 children

There were two shooting incidents on Wednesday night. A Belize City woman was shot in the presence of her children.  According to reports, thirty-one year old Tiffany Cadle was standing [...]

Shot fired into house behind police station

Earlier in the night another shooting incident occurred but luckily no one was injured. It happened on Iguana Street at a home behind the Raccoon Street Police Station. According to [...]

9th Amendment Road Show meets opposition in Orange Walk

The public hearings for the Ninth Amendment were held on Wednesday night in Orange Walk Town.  Of the three held so far, it was the biggest and lengthiest going well [...]

14 and 16 year old in Court for gun possession charges

Two minors appeared in the Belize City Family Court on Wednesday to face charges for gun possession. The first to be arraigned was a fourteen year old student who police [...]

Common-law couple charged for machete wielding incident

Meanwhile, in the Magistrates Court, a construction worker and his common-law-wife were charged with Aggravated Burglary and Threat of Death in connection with a confrontation that occurred on August second. [...]

Fabers Road Youths give free back to school haircuts, braiding and supplies

The Bak to Skool trimming program was started last year by two enterprising young men who wanted to do something positive in their community. It was an immediate hit among [...]

Mega Bingo is the Game that has 2 Lucky Jackpot Winners

One week ago, Mega Bingo paid out over a hundred and thirty-eight thousand dollars to its progressive jackpot winner. On Wednesday night two regular players hit the one hundred and [...]

It’s bacchanal time again; Carnival mas Camps in swing

Earlier we told you about the statement issued by gangs, saying they do not intend to disrupt the celebrations. The largest mass event for the celebration is this Saturday when [...]

Who will be the next Queen of the Bay?

With a long and rich history, the sixty sixth annual Queen of the Bay Pageant is set to take place this weekend. Every year young women across the country vie [...]

WAMI: Writers, Artists, Musicians and Intellectuals September Conference

The month in which we celebrate our independence is not only about the festivities.  Some persons in entertainment and education are congregating on a number of issues. Writers, Artists, Musicians [...]

BERT and Healthy Living respond to an emergency

BERT is a familiar service for medical emergencies. In the  first  six months of  2011, BERT made an average  of three hundred and ten runs per month, and that figure [...]