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Everything you didn’t know about Spatial Data

Spatial data; little is known of it but the Ministry of Natural Resources says it’s hoping to change that. The subject which looks at the size, area and position of [...]

99% of Employees vote for selling B.S.I.

The ownership of the Belize Sugar Industries is about to go to foreign hands. American Sugar Refinery, the world’s largest sugar refining company, is poised to seal a deal to [...]

Police and brother get bail for stolen vehicle

A policeman, his brother and friend were all granted bail today after being remanded last week in connection with a stolen government vehicle. The Toyota Hilux was taken by a [...]

Police following leads to solve recent murders

The two known suspects in the murder of a Belmopan teen are still on the run tonight. Eighteen year old Valentino Coc, a resident of Maya Mopan, was brutally hacked [...]

Has your cost of living in the past 4 years increased or decreased?

Close to a thousand votes were cast on the last question: Do you think that the government is clueless on how to solve crime? Eighty-one percent of voters were convinced [...]

2012 Hurricane Season will be average

The National Meteorological Service is predicting that the 2012 hurricane season will be average to a little bit above average. It forecasts that the average number of named systems would [...]

NEMO, CEMO and Channel 5 structurally sound

CEMO recently announced a major change for this hurricane season. And that is that this season our facilities here on Coney Drive are to be used to house CEMO operations. [...]

YWCA gets $1.7 Million for women projects

Close to two million dollars will be spent on women development projects in rural communities over the next thirty-four months.  With a good track record in project execution, the European [...]

Who will be held accountable for child’s death?

On May twenty-fourth in 2009, six year old Jose Garcia Jr., then an Infant two student of Wesley Lower Primary School, was crossing the street on his bike at on [...]

HIV cases go down, but male infections go up

A report has been compiled by the National TB, HIV/AIDS & other STIs Programme of the Ministry of Health.  The statistics offer good as well as bad news. It says [...]

Minimum wage increases minimally

Two statutory instruments signed earlier this month will put more money in the pockets of unskilled, domestic and manual workers. Senator Godwin Hulse, the Minister of Labour signed off on [...]

School rids itself of asbestos problem

For several years, families of students at the Saint Peter Claver School have been complaining about the health risks associated with asbestos roofing on a number of school buildings. In [...]

Oceana takes kids on educational tour

On June eighth, World’s Ocean day will be celebrated across the globe. With the oceans in trouble, the celebration is taking on new meaning. In Belize, Oceana is organizing various [...]

Prime Minister joins ailing wife for urgent medical treatment in U.S.

The Prime Minister left the country earlier today for Miami where his wife, Kim Simpliss Barrow is receiving treatment for breast cancer. Simpliss Barrow was re-admitted to the hospital on [...]

Tropicana style murder and shooting of Mayen brothers

By the time the weekend was over, three persons had been murdered. In the Old Capital, two were shot and killed. Car dealer Anthony Mayen and his two brothers left [...]

Mayflower visitor shot and killed

Just before eight o’clock on Sunday night, shots rang out in elsewhere in the Old Capital. A Dangriga man was shot and killed in one of the City’s most dangerous [...]

Belmopan resident hacked and killed

In the capital, the family of eighteen year old Valentino Coc believes he was lured to his death. Coc left home to play football on Saturday evening. He did not [...]

Sunday night fare leaves cab driver and minor as shooting victims

There was other violence over the weekend. A cab driver and his passenger almost lost their lives when several shots were fired at about eleven on Sunday night. They are [...]

Melchor resident claims to be owner of stolen vehicle

Police are providing details on a scuffle near the Belize/Guatemala Border around eleven o’clock on Friday morning.  There was an altercation between Benque Viejo Police and a group of Guatemalan [...]

Walk with Cancer Society to bring awareness

This year’s annual cancer walk was bigger than ever. Thousands woke up at the crack of dawn on Saturday to walk from Ladyville to Belize City to build awareness for [...]

Fisherman hooked for murder of Yanki

Another man has been charged in connection with the murder of forty-nine year old Brian Welch who was gunned down on Faber’s Road on April twenty-ninth of this year. Twenty-two [...]

Bail denied for Honduran convicted of human trafficking

Forty-one year old, Yolanda Garcia, owner of Serenita’s bar on Regent Street West was found guilty of human trafficking of a seventeen year old employee. In February of this year [...]

78 year old knocked down and killed at mile 69

An elderly Guatemalan national was the victim of a fatal traffic accident that occurred on the Western Highway on Sunday morning. Seventy-eight year old Celestino Perez Borando was hit by [...]

Disturbing acts of Vandalism at Sacred Heart

Over two hundred students from standards four and five at Sacred Heart Primary in San Ignacio were not in their classrooms today. A total of eight classrooms were hit by [...]

Take a juicy bite of Mango Festival

For a second year in a row, Hopkins held an all day Mango festival. Year round, this fruit is enjoyed by the villagers, but there is abundance in the mango [...]