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Drowning near Iguana Creek

On Sunday at around two-thirty, twenty-eight year old Jamie Lizama of Lower Barton Creek went swimming in Unitedville along with six others, mostly minors, but Lizama never returned from that [...]

Is GSU force on gangs justified?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think the use of force on the gangs by the GSU is justified? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or [...]

Tracy Taegar Panton, new C.E.O., Ministry of Tourism

There’s word tonight that Tracy Taegar Panton has taken up the job as C.E.O. in the Ministry of Tourism. Panton, who was with the Belize Natural Energy Trust Fund, has [...]

Over $60,000 siphoned from City Hall

An employee of the Belize City Council has allegedly misappropriated and siphoned funds in a scheme that involved employee overtime. The pay mistress, Shirlene Sabal, has been suspended from work [...]

Robbery at YWCA

The Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) is celebrating fifty-six years of service to the country.  But tonight there is not good news coming out of the Y. On Monday, a [...]

Michael Foreman Not Guilty of Murder

Twenty-four year old Michael Foreman was this afternoon acquitted of the October 2009 murder of Eddie Neal.  Neal, popularly known as Eddie Mac, was gunned down near the corner of [...]

Accused of stabbing pregnant ex; unborn child dies

There was public outrage following the vicious stabbing of a pregnant woman and an elderly man on August second, 2010. Twenty-eight year old Valerie Sheran and seventy year old Ernesto [...]

Ladyville resident charged with Human Trafficking

A Guatemalan national is tonight behind bars after a sixteen year old minor accused him of attempted human trafficking. The teenager alleges that between February twenty-second and March sixteenth, fifty-three [...]

Maya Women’s Expo in Belize City

There are only a few days left in March, which is being celebrated as Women’s Month. But there are still several activities coming up, including a Maya Women’s Expo in [...]

Youth Ambassador Program will send youths to U.S.A.

High school students from across Belize City gathered at EP Yorke High School this afternoon for the launch of the Youth Ambassador Program 2012.  In the weeks ahead, thirteen adolescent [...]

15 year old San Pedrana is missing

A family on Ambergris Caye is asking for public assistance to locate a missing teenager. Fifteen year old Stephanie Mejia of the Boca del Rio area in San Pedro Town [...]

Legalize it! Regional Security Meeting discusses Drugs

A regional security meeting was held over the weekend in Guatemala. It was billed as a summit but only two heads of government attended. Panama’s president Ricardo Martinelli and Costa [...]

Pope in Cuba with President Raul Castro

Pope Benedict is on a historic two day visit to Cuba; it is first to the island of some twelve million people, of which only about ten percent is estimated [...]

House Hunters International Cayo Adventure

Belize is not just a travel destination for overnight tourists or cruise ship tourists. It is becoming a home for some of those individuals who are adventurous to leave the [...]

Hottest Show in the Land; KTV is Live on Five

Do you have tickets for tonight’s KTV Latino? Well there’s still time to be a part of the live audience at the Bliss and enjoy a night of caliente performances. [...]

Yolanda Schakron in Supreme Court for bye-election battle

Last Friday, P.U.P. Attorney Lisa Shoman was in the Supreme Court to file an application for leave to present an Election Petition by Yolanda Schakron. The P.U.P. and Schakron were [...]

Attorney Denys Barrow believes election petition will fail

And while Attorney Shoman maintains that this application is apart and separate from what Justice Legal had ruled in February, Attorney Denys Barrow says that Schakron  may have some grounds,  [...]

Brother shoots and kills sister with father’s unlicensed gun

Though anti-crime measures have targeted gang murders and shootings, there are some deaths that can be avoided. Tragedy has struck a community in the western region of the country as [...]

Stabbed to death while robbing hot dog vendor

Battlefield Park, aside from being among the oldest public spaces in the city, is a refuge for loiterers.  The venue is also littered with fast food vendors around the clock [...]

Man charged for murder at Scotia Bank acquitted

Twenty-three year old Frank Edwards, the only accused culprit detained for the March 2010 robbery of Scotia Bank in Spanish Lookout which ended in the fatal shooting of security guard [...]

Banks convicted for almost 27lbs of weed

One man who has seen a litany of charges and always manages to walk away clean is Darien Banks. The thirty three year old is tonight behind bars where he [...]

Seaplane flips over, but pilot unharmed

An airplane flipped over when it made contact with the sea. The seaplane is designed to take off and alight on water. However, some models of these floatplanes can’t handle [...]

Loggers meet in the South to discuss Rosewood

Since she took office only about two weeks ago, Lisel Alamilla had hit the ground running. Government confirmed this morning, that the portfolio responsibility of Indigenous People has been dropped [...]

Over 7,000 students sit P.S.E.

Today marks day one of the annual Primary School Examination. All across the country, thirty six high schools y are being used to host students from two hundred and seventy [...]

Blind and able, Rowan Garel, takes P.S.E.

Of the seven thousand one hundred and seventy six students who sat the exam, one hundred and forty were registered as special needs candidates. One of those individuals, Rowan Garel, [...]