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11 girls say Bert Vasquez tried to get them in his car

A massive emotional crowd spilled into the streets in front of the San Ignacio police station on Wednesday, for the arraignment of Bert Vasquez. The Belize City businessman was charged [...]

Accused murderer says cops beat him prior to confession

On Wednesday, police arrested thirty-one year old Dwayne Albert Davis for the murder of Guatemalan Dr. Ivan Gomez Garcia. At the time of the arrest, Davis was a maintenance worker [...]

Byron James charged for murder of pedestrian

Police have also made an arrest for a previous murder. Twenty-nine year old Frank Vasquez was shot on May ninth and died four days later while undergoing treatment at the [...]

7 year old dies after choking on seed

In the south, a seven year old student died under unusual circumstances following a sudden ingestion of a seed. At around three p.m. on Wednesday, Denia Rodriguez of Bella Vista [...]

Bloomberg unsuccessfully tries to get answers from bond team

Last week, the Prime Minister informed the nation that the government was seeking to restructure its five hundred and forty-seven million US Dollar super bond because it simply cannot afford [...]

B.E.L. AGM announces $2 Million in profits

June makes one year since the government assumed control of Belize Electricity Limited (B.E.L.) from Fortis. On Wednesday, B.E.L. held its annual general meeting at the Best Western Belize Biltmore [...]

Dividends mounting to over $3 Million from 2007 to be disbursed

Twenty-six point nine percent of shares are held by the Social Security Board, seventy point two percent are held by the Government and the balance by one thousand five hundred [...]

‘Faada’ Henry says Traffic Department wrongfully took his taxi plates

Philip ‘Faada’ Henry is a self-styled philanthropist, politician, and entrepreneur. Henry came to fame as a Belize City Council employee who spoke proudly of former Mayor Zenaida Moya while she [...]

State of the Region Report looks at competitiveness for investment

The State of the Region report on sustainable human development is a document being analyzed throughout Central America. This week the architects of the findings were in Belize to speak [...]

Rotary Club builds home for single parent

A single mother of seven children was ecstatic today when she received the keys to a new three bedroom house. Stephanie Moriera lived in a crammed small house with her [...]

Gender Info database launched

The National Women’s Commission in collaboration with UNICEF, Belize today launched the first phase of the desktop online database designed to facilitate access to gender-related information. For the past year [...]

Last of the election petitions die of natural causes

Due to the volume of news in the past few days, we had missed the following in court on election petitions. Of five petitions originally filed in court following the [...]

B.T.B. trains the trainers at the training workshop

The Belize Tourism Board is attempting to improve the service industry, starting with the curriculum being taught to students taking Tourism and Hospitality courses. To that end, B.T.B.’s Quality Assurance [...]

Healthy Living gets counselor advice and self defense training

The recent murder of Jasmine Lowe and the numerous cases of abductions of minors has put parents and guardians on high alert. This week, Healthy Living gets advice from a [...]