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Bus conductor charged for slapping minor

A Bus Conductor of Benque was today in court to answer to a single charge of harm upon a seventeen year old female. Thirty-five year old Felipe Kotch is accused [...]

Two atrocious rapes in Corozal

Two females including a fifteen year old minor were raped in separate incidents in the Corozal district. The first involved a report made by a fifteen year old girl who [...]

Economist says opportunity for Belize as High Growth Country

In January we told you about an article printed in the Washington Times on a comparative look on Belize and the Cayman Islands. The writer, Dr. Richard Rahn, who is [...]

Road to Twin Towns get a facelift

The signing of a contract to begin work on a road construction project to restore a stretch of the Western Highway adjoining the twin towns of Santa Elena and San [...]

Road work will be labor intensive

According to Woods, the project will employ a number of residents living in the Cayo District.   John Woods, Cisco Construction Ltd. “The big thing about this job is it [...]

Date for Belize/Guatemala Referendum Set

Belize’s Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, along with a delegation of negotiators including Senator Lisa Shoman, left for Washington on Wednesday afternoon to meet with Guatemalan Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros at [...]

Shipment of Belize beans found contaminated

Belizeans love their rice and beans, but half of that equation is getting a bad rap in the Caribbean. According to the Jamaica Observer, their government has seized another imported [...]

National Primary School Basketball Champs

The annual National Primary Schools Basketball Championship was held today in Belize City. After several months of elimination games in the various districts, six primary school male and female teams, [...]

Special Olympic Athletes get full physical

Earlier today, two hundred special needs athletes received top notch treatment during a session that was focused exclusively on healthcare. The countrywide event is an annual program that came about [...]

Birthday bash for April, the Celebrity

Every local wannabe celebrity has a birthday bash at a paid for event at nightclubs. This particular birthday bash, had the presence of the Ugandani dancers, an elected area representative [...]

B.E.L. Union Protest firing of workers; C.E.O. must go

Signs that there is trouble between management and union members of the state owned Belize Electricity Limited, surfaced today. A representative number of members of the Belize Electricity Workers Union [...]

Dying man named suspects to his murder

Charges have been levied in connection with the murder of twenty-eight year old Luis Valladarez, which occurred in San Martin, Belmopan on Sunday. Valladarez was involved in an altercation with [...]

Massive hunt for 3 missing fishermen

It is now five days since the family of three Sarteneja fishermen last heard from them. Forty-nine year old Silverio Tepaz, his brother fifty year old Teobaldo Tepaz and nephew [...]

Arthur Young died from 3 accidental gunshots?

The funeral of Shelton “Pinky” Tillett took place this afternoon and in anticipation of any violence, police and B.D.F. are on full alert throughout the city and particularly in the [...]

New Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop

A new Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop will be ordained early next month. He is Father Christopher Glancy; originally from Illinois, U.S.A.   Father Glancy moved to Belize in 1998 and has [...]

Justice Samuel Awich elevated to Appeals Court

No formal announcement has been made, as is usual in the circumstances, in respect of the elevation of Justice Samuel Awich to the Court of Appeal. But from what we [...]

Millions of dollars in illegal extractions at Caracol

Two Guatemalans will be facing charges of illegal entry into the country and into a national park, illegal logging and resisting arrest. On Wednesday, a special patrol conducted in the [...]

Gunman’s mother busted for Firearm

South Side gangster, thirty year old Jermaine “Horse” Garnett Senior was shot on the left shoulder shortly before five o’clock on Tuesday evening. Within an hour, the suspected gunman, twenty-seven [...]

Police Corporal Vidal Cajun vindicated of weapon’s charge

Police Corporal, Vidal Cajun, who was charged for keeping an unlicensed firearm and ammunition in November 2010, was acquitted in the Stann Creek Magistrate’s Court late Wednesday evening.  Cajun was [...]

BETEX; Big Tourism Show of the Year

The Belize Tourism Industry Association is staging its biggest show for the year, hoping to grow tourism numbers. The event has attracted international travel agents and writers, who attended a [...]

PM joins wife in US for medical treatment

The Office of the Prime Minister announced today that PM Dean Barrow will be away for a week beginning this coming Sunday. He returns on May sixth from Miami where [...]

Her ex, a cop, won’t stop harassing her

A Belize City mother came to us in December 2011, desperately seeking assistance because her ex-boyfriend, a senior police officer, had been harassing her since they broke up. Following that [...]

Channel 5 to air fashion show featuring a Belizean

Mission Catwalk; it’s the fashion designer reality series that is taking the Caribbean by storm. Designers from the islands of Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Belize and Guyana are competing [...]

Free music for all, free food and clothes for homeless

Society has placed emphasis on the gang warfare, but the situation of the homeless has taken a back seat. One local musician has made the cause of the homeless his [...]

Healthy Living examines liver diseases

Poor lifestyle choices are continuously wreaking havoc on our bodies. Whether it is uncontrolled diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity or your vice is excessive alcohol drinking, your body may not show [...]