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Underwood freed of Faber’s Murder

Another man was freed of a murder charge today in Belize City Supreme Court.  He is twenty-two year old Alexander Underwood, who has been in prison since the June, 2009 [...]

Middlesex Villagers gets 3

Kings Village, an offshoot of Middlesex in the Stann Creek District, has never made it into any newscast. It’s a predominantly safe and quiet Mayan Village with an estimated population [...]

COLA’s New President and Vice

On Saturday, a new president was elected for the Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action. The organization, which has about five hundred registered members, now has a new President and [...]

James Adderley’s World of Sports

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Folks let’s jump into the 2nd Annual Senior Karate Championships which was staged at the St. Mary’s Parish Hall yesterday. [...]

Belize City man is shot in the face during dominoes game

A single shotgun blast rang out in an alley behind Amara Avenue late Thursday night disrupting a friendly game of dominoes and sending a group of friends scrambling for cover.  [...]

P.U.P. Caribbean Shores standard bearer is out of the race

People’s United Party candidate for the Caribbean Shores constituency, Anthony Mahler, has stepped down as standard bearer with immediate effect.  Mahler won decisively over his opponent Joe Coye in a [...]

UNIBAM launches “We are one” wristband campaign

United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) came to prominence in mid 2011 when, under the leadership of Caleb Orosco, it launched a constitutional challenge against the Government of Belize. Through its [...]

Viewers support reduced government term and fixed general elections date

In its last National Party Council meeting on Saturday, the People’s United Party approved a resolution to reduce the term of government to four years and set a fixed date [...]

Dr. Jaime Awe speaks on major archaeological find in San Ignacio

It made national headlines at the start of the week when contractors working on Burns Avenue unearthed an array of Mayan artifacts in the heart of downtown San Ignacio. On [...]

Fabers Road resident charged for burglarizing her neighbor’s home

A Fabers Road woman was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court this morning for an alleged burglary at the home of her neighbor. Twenty-four year old Janine Lord appeared [...]

Cop outsmarted by medical technician and caught in extortion attempt

A sting operation on Thursday has resulted in charges being brought against a police officer. Twenty-eight year old Police Constable Amir Moh, a resident of San Jose Palmar in Orange [...]

Man in need of heart surgery passes away at K.H.M.H.

On Thursday night, we aired a plea from Belize City resident, James Elijio, who was seeking financial assistance to send his son to the US for heart surgery. But tonight, [...]

Hundreds receive free wheelchairs from Rotary Clubs of Belize and New Mexico

The local Rotary Club was the lucky recipient of a much needed donation of wheelchairs this morning. The Club started its wheelchair project some four to five years ago and, [...]

Belizeans wear black in support of referendum on oil exploration

Did you notice an unusual number of persons wearing black on a hot day like today? Well, it’s all a part of the Black Friday event organized by the Belize [...]

2nd Annual Senior National Karate championships this Sunday

Sport Karate is becoming increasingly popular in Belize, especially with athletes bringing back numerous medals from international competitions. This weekend the local karatekas will be challenging each other in the [...]

Elderly Belize City woman receives a new house

It’s almost a month into the New Year, but it’s not too late for a fresh start. That’s what an elderly Belize City resident received today when the Customs Department [...]

From the Archives: A look back at the Camel Trophy of 1995

2012 is the year of the Maya and as Belize observes the Mayan Calendar, we went digging in our archives for a feature story first aired in 1995. It is [...]

CCJ rules Supreme Court to hear case over re-nationalization of Telemedia

A decision was delivered this morning in respect of the ongoing legal battles over the acquisition of Telemedia. Justice Michelle Arana’s court room, was packed with attorneys from both sides [...]

Fortis application to join as interested party is dismissed

The decision of the CCJ is to stay the appeal until the challenge of the second nationalization and the eighth amendment is determined by the Belize court; that trial is [...]

America’s Most Wanted fugitive captured in Punta Gorda

Another of America’s Most Wanted fugitives has been captured in Belize. This time the suspect is a woman wanted for a murder that occurred in Palmdale, Los Angeles in 2010. [...]

U.S. Capital Energy moving into Conejo Village

Seismic testing in protected areas in the south is in full swing despite strong objections from residents and non-government organizations, including the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. Tonight there [...]

Barranco Villagers say NO to Rosewood Extraction

Another hot button issue in the south is over rosewood extraction. On Tuesday Cabinet finally took some measures in respect of the illegal harvesting of Rosewood for the export market. [...]

Primary School student get unwanted haircut from his principal

Far west in the village of San Jose, Succotz, a mother is irate and looking for answers after a bizarre incident involving school officials. The parent, Maria Barrera, says that [...]

Karim Berges: Political poll number two is underway

Former U.D.P. Campaign Manager, Karim Berges, with technical assistance from Yasmine Andrews, recently released the results of a poll in respect of the upcoming elections.  In that survey several key [...]

New bus regulations and increased entry fees at Mexican Border

There are new concerns tonight in the transport industry. The Ministry of Transport issued a release today saying that it is in contact with the Mexican Embassy following the circulation [...]