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Prayer Service for Kim Simplis Barrow

At this time, a healing service is taking place at St John’s Cathedral for the wife of the Prime Minister, Kim Simplis Barrow, who is in Intensive Care Unit at [...]

San Pedro resident talks his way to Guilty of Manslaughter charge

The trial concluded today against a witness turned suspect, twenty-two year old Shandoy Jeffords. Jeffords is one of four men who were accused of killing fifty year old Antonio Almendarez [...]

Hand in window gets you 3 separate counts in prison

Also at court, a man who was allegedly caught inappropriately touching a woman through her window is tonight behind bars and facing three criminal charges. Forty-four year old Ladyville resident, [...]

Health Symposium garners awareness for cancer month

Cancer Awareness has become part of the national dialogue since the diagnosis of Kim Simplis Barrow. Throughout this month, a number of activities have been held to build awareness of [...]

2 weeks after being lit on fire, Joseph Usher dies while receiving treatment

For two weeks, fifty-nine year old Joseph Usher was fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Earlier this morning, he lost that battle and succumbed to severe [...]

Renowned musician and artist, Bob Reneau, passes away

A legend in Belizean arts also passed away on Wednesday in Chicago. Bob Reneau was truly the definition of an artist; he was a talented singer, dancer, painter, playwright and [...]

Belize River Valley resident wins the Lotto!

A thirty-four year old mother of one from the Belize River Valley is the happy winner of the latest Lotto draw. Betty Rowland was listening to the live draw as [...]

Blackout in the Belize District

If you experienced loss of power on Wednesday night, then you were in the Belize District.    It wasn’t industrial action caused by tensions between the electricity company and its union; [...]

Do you know the Flowers Bank fourteen (14)?

Elsewhere in the valley, a grand festival is held annually in Flowers Bank Village to celebrate fourteen men who changed the course of Belize’s history. On June first 1797, the [...]

Flowers Bank Festival will be awesome

The festival promises to be fun for the entire family; but it is also an educational event. Rhaburn is especially inviting students to attend and win prizes for answering questions [...]

Put your lights out for World No Tobacco Day

Statistics show that over thirty-five percent of deaths in Belize are attributed to tobacco and use of the substance also ranks high among the youth population. These statistics have since [...]

The Year of the Maya in Caracol

Earlier this year Channel Five’s William Neal and Alex Ellis headed west to the Caracol Mayan site to witness the splendor of the spring equinox of the astrological Mayan calendar, [...]

Highlights of the Festival of Arts

The National Festival Arts, which celebrates the creativity of primary and high school students, started on Wednesday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Decked out in colorful and [...]

Healthy Living explores Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is incurable and can affect people of all ages. Although the causes of rheumatoid arthritis are not known; the options for treatment have improved. Early intervention can minimize [...]

Sale of Sugar factory slated for June 30th

On Tuesday, it was officially announced that American Sugar Refining Company will be acquiring the eighty-one percent shares held by the employees of the Belize Sugar Industries. It is a [...]

Not Guilty! Men free of San Pedro Double Murder charge

At about five thirty this evening, a verdict was delivered in the case of four men charged for the double murder of James Swan Junior and Edwardo Gutierrez back in [...]

Teen charged for Murder of Mobile Hardware owner

A teenager has been charged for the murder of businessman, Jerminie McNab. The forty-eight year old man was gunned down inside his store, Mobile Hardware, at the corner of Curassow Street [...]

Businessman charged for assaulting cousin, but wife is jailed

Twenty-seven year old Lauren Rosalez is also tonight behind bars following an incident during which she, along with her common-law husband, forty-nine year old businessman Ryan Swift, assaulted his cousin [...]

Morgue gets upgraded and increases spaces for bodies

The morgue at the nation’s referral hospital has gone through a major renovation. In a onetime deal, the media was allowed in this morning to view the improvements made to [...]

More students needed to study pathology

Medicine is a hot career path in which the competition is brutal. But the pathology profession in Belize is not meeting the demand. Doctor Hugh Sanchez, whose schedule is always [...]

Is the K.H.M.H. whistleblower case D.O.A.?

In late December of 2011, a former employee of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital collected over ten thousand files that contained potentially damaging information about procurement practices and purchases made [...]

“Snakey” and “Monkey-man” busted for Placencia burglaries

In the south, a trio of suspected burglars is in police custody tonight. The three men were nabbed by residents of thePlacenciaPeninsulaafter word went out that a well known couple [...]

Marion Jones speaks candidly on Piers Morgan Show

Former Olympic champion, Marion Jones is the first and only Belizean to win Olympic medals, not one but five. She gained international prominence after winning the medals at the Sydney [...]

Marion Jones talks about prison and family

Prison life was not easy, but Jones says the hardest part was being away from her family, particularly her sons, who were toddlers at the time of her imprisonment.   [...]

Saving the manatee population

From time to time we have reported on the threats to manatees. The Sea to Shore Alliance has been monitoring the gentle mammals and has found out that their increased [...]