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At risk youths get conflict resolution training courtesy of U.S. Embassy

While police cooled temperatures in the hot spots, a conflict resolution training was taking place at the IT-VET with the US State Department and Restore Belize. A team of instructors [...]

Healthy Living cleanses the facts about Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

The Ministry of Health says that about a hundred cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease have been confirmed among young children in Belize. The disease is contagious and viral [...]

Smiling Meats raided by GSU for drugs. Is ‘old beef’ the cause?

The search started after three and lasted for four long hours until Tuesday night. The Gang Suppression Unit cordoned off the area and rained down on the house and business [...]

Victim fingers shooter before he died, but girlfriend claims to be alibi

The latest murder in Belize City took place on Sunday morning when twenty year old Myrick Crispin Gladden was gunned down in the Lake Independence Area. police have swiftly arrested [...]

S.S.B. letter to businesses about Benque Town Council Debt

In the west, the sluggish economy is not only affecting the business community but also some town councils. The Benque Viejo Town Council has received a copy of an embarrassing [...]

GSU’s most wanted, Brian Brown, denied bail

Thirty-five year old Brian Brown, the reputed George Street don whose residence was raided by GSU personnel on May sixteenth, remains on lockdown at the Belize Central Prison tonight after [...]

K-9 and trainers to combat crime in Belize

They say man’s best friend is his dog and recently members of the Belize Defense Force, the Police Department and the Customs Department were assigned to their best friends and [...]

Facebook Education; a book written by Frank Palacio

An estimated one billion people have a facebook account, that staggering statistic probably includes you or someone you know. The utility that was launched in 2004 has become one of [...]

Machaca Summer Camp gets international coverage

Primary school children are winding down classes so it means that summer camps are springing up and this year there will be many options for kids to choose from. But [...]

Police honor the best in the ranks

An increasing number of law enforcement officers found on the wrong side of the law have caused the Police Department to come under fire from the public. But there are [...]

Sunny days, particularly camps signal the beginning of summer

For the last eight years, Peter Lacey has been working with students at his annual summer programme in Belize City but this year, he is also heading north to Orange [...]

Businesses prepare for the worst at the B.T.I.A. Disaster Workshop

The Belize Tourism Industry Association is having two days of events, starting today with a Disaster Preparedness Workshop at the Radisson. Its aim is to prepare stakeholders to mitigate the [...]

The Jones’; Al and Patrick in morning shootout with police

A high speed chase through the streets of Belize City this morning has resulted in the capture of two men found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.  The [...]

Tourists get a scare at sea

The fear felt by the pedestrians in Belize City this morning was also equally felt by a group who faced a different danger at sea. Over a hundred tourists got [...]

6 year old killed in fatal highway accident

While the members of that voyage were lucky, the occupants of a vehicle traveling on the highway this morning did not experience the same fate. A six year old boy [...]

Villager arrested for Rape and Robbery of U.S. National

An arrest has been made regarding the robbery and rape of a US national, which occurred on Sunday morning in Dangriga. According to police, nineteen year old Placido Sho, a [...]

K-9 Dogs, police and customs department to sniff out ammunition and drugs

The police department has taken a battering from the public not only to arrest, charge and convict, but also to prevent crime. Belize City has also taken an international hit [...]

Should child molesters receive bail?

In the past week, over a thousand persons participated in our e-poll on the question: Do you believe that the penalty for murder convictions should be death by hanging or [...]

Chamber requests no tax increase at budget hearing

The Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry says that it welcomes the Government’s assurance that there will not be any tax increases in the presentation of the upcoming budge, notwithstanding, [...]

8 million to take part in Guatemala’s ICJ Referendum

Guatemala has begun preparations to organize the referendum on the territorial dispute with Belize. The simultaneous referenda are scheduled for October sixth, 2013 when residents in both countries will vote [...]

Critical role of Court in CSME

The ICJ is not the only judicial system to which Belize has ties.  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), since its inauguration in April 2005 is the final Court of [...]

More people seeking justice at CCJ

While a number of high-ranking, seasoned attorneys have appeared before the bench in recent years, statistically senior counsels have been outnumbered by their lesser peers.  There has also been a [...]

Evan Bruhier’s case of sticky fingers

The third court, the one most familiar with Belizeans, the Magistrate Court continues to see a long list of burglary and robbery related charges. The son of a policeman was [...]

With friends like these; victim robbed by his buddy

Robbery is despicable as it is, but robbing a friend is inexplicable. Another case of robbery came up before Magistrate Hurl Hamilton; it was a man accused of jacking his [...]

Senior Counsel Courtenay in UK Hip Hop Debate

A first of its kind global debate was held in London today, the hip-hop genre of music and whether it’s an art form that gives the street a voice or [...]