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Dean Barrow Swears Oath as New Prime Minister

Prime Minister Dean Barrow took the oath this morning for a second term of office. The ceremonies were brief at Belize House in Belmopan where the Governor General Sir Colville [...]

Political Mischief against newly elected Area Rep., Abelardo Mai

Abelardo Mai handsomely won the Orange Walk South division for the P.U.P. on March seventh. But in less than forty-eight hours, many reports, text messages and calls went across the [...]

International Report says Belize is Transit Point for Drugs

The 2012 International Control Strategy report has been released by the US State Department.  The US Department notes that the security situation is likely continue to deteriorate in Belize, which [...]

Effective and Amusing Election Advertisements

The elections are over. There was a relative short campaign on the ground, but the battle was fought fiercely on the television screens. Both major political parties relied on television [...]

Annual Canoe River Challenge begins

Hundreds of spectators turned out early this morning at the banks of the Macal River to witness the launch of the annual Ruta Maya River Challenge that has become a [...]

Wanted man shot by cop

A wanted man was shot on Thursday night while being detained by police in Belmopan. PC Godfrey Moreira reported that shortly before midnight, he was purchasing food near E&L Night [...]

Soldier threatened jurors; will he stay in jail?

A B.D.F. soldier who pleaded guilty to common assault of two counts of threat of death, was sentenced to six months in prison in May 2011. But thirty-eight year old [...]

19 year old charged for hitting cop with a bottle

A police constable was injured when he intervened in a fight at a polling station on Wednesday. And now, nineteen year old Willows Bank resident, Gian McFadzean, is facing charges [...]

A Month of Activities for Women

The first of March marked the start of Women’s Month. This year it is being celebrated under the theme, ‘Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures’. For the entire month, the Women’s Department [...]

Let’s go fly a kite!

The annual kite festival dates back as far as 1975, but support for the event has dwindled over the years. It’s a Belizean tradition that Bowen and Bowen is hoping [...]

Girl with facial tumor hospitalized

On Tuesday, we aired the story of twelve year old Catarina Ishim, who is fighting an enormous tumor, which was detected in October, 2010. Catarina has undergone two surgeries but [...]

Dolores Balderamos Garcia; only elected woman representative

There is finally a woman in the House. Three women: Dolores Balderamos Garcia, Patty Arceo and Carolyn Trench Sandiford, entered the race for the general elections. All were fielded by [...]