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New guides for CSEC and Cape students

CXC and Cape Students will now have the opportunity to use student friendly study guides in preparation for their exams.  In 2009, Nelson Thornes Limited, publisher of a number of [...]

Royalties for local artists? A dream coming true

And after students buy those books and continue with their education, perhaps they too will get paid for producing their own original material.  The Belizean Society of Composers, Authors and [...]

F.F.B. gets FIFA instructor to train coaches

The new administration that governs the Football Federation of Belize was installed three months ago on March fifteenth. The future of football was the primary concern of both the president [...]

Girlfriend shot and watched 20 year old boyfriend murdered

The weekend street violence started on Friday when Edmond Panton was shot and killed on Mex Avenue shortly after four o’clock. That murder was followed by another just after midnight [...]

Shooting at the basketball court

Hours later, at around four-forty-five on Saturday morning, shots rang out once again on the South Side of Belize City, injuring nineteen year old Nigel Augustine. Augustine was on the [...]

Teachers and students protest against crime in Benque

The anti-crime protests that started in San Ignacio last week sparked another further west and in the City. In Benque Viejo Del Carmen, the B.N.T.U. joined students from seven schools [...]

Was another child molested in the West?

There is another allegation of sexual abuse of minors in the west. Residents in Benque Viejo are angry that an alleged child predator is free after he was detained for [...]

1st round of negotiations of Superbond with bondholders to be held next week

On the financial front, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, will be presenting the national budget to the House of Representatives this Friday. The PM says we can expect an austerity budget; [...]

Belize City Primary Schools protest against crime

Last week residents of the twin-towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena came out in full force to protest on the eve of the arraignment of alleged predator of young [...]

Bicyclists rob gas station attendant and supervisor

Just before four p.m. on Sunday two masked bandits targeted Esso Superstation on Cemetery Road near the Pound Yard Bridge. Twenty-six year old Supervisor Anorio Coc says that while inside [...]

Rape and Robbery of U.S. Citizen in Dangriga

An aggravated burglary turned into a case of rape of a U.S. National in Dangriga Town. The fifty-four year old U.S. citizen reported that sometime around three Saturday morning, she [...]

Bailey won’t get bail for Attempted Murder

A Raccoon Street resident has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred two months ago. Forty-one year old Larry Sutherland was shot on April twenty-first and the suspected [...]

Residents carrying illegal weapons taken to prison

Two illegal firearms were taken off the streets on Sunday and so were the men carrying them. Thirty year Kareem Bennett and twenty-seven year old Chris Reynolds were both remanded [...]

UB Professor says sex predators never caught on 1st offence

Last Wednesday, the long arms of the law caught up with twenty-eight year old Bert Vasquez, the Belize City man who faces a murder charge for Jasmine Lowe and eleven [...]

Swift action by GSU leads to arrest of gun toting robbers

On Saturday shortly after two o’clock in the morning, a team of GSU officers were conducting an operation when they came across two men who reported that they had just [...]

Cops clean up streets during Police Week

The Community Policing Unit has embarked on a project that entails the Broken Windows Theory which is a concept in which the upkeep of the environments may stop vandalism and [...]

Lord’s Bank resident wins September Celebrations Theme Competition

A winner has been selected in the annual Theme Competition for the September celebrations. In 2011, the competition had record participation with a hundred and sixty entries, but there’s a [...]

James Adderley captivating weekend moments in Sports

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley. Welcome, this to this portion of Sports Monday. Twenty-eight of Belize’s Elite cyclists congregated at La Democracia on the Western Highway yesterday for the start [...]

Gunman kills 2nd brother in 2 weeks

There have been no murders in the City since Monday, but to start the weekend, a shooting on Mex Avenue after four o’clock this afternoon left one man dead. Thirty-six [...]

Nepalese catch and released; and more suspect visas

For months, we have been reporting on the unusual number of Chinese nationals that have been arriving in Belize with questionable visas. While a few come as genuine visitors, the [...]

Woman with undeclared US $45,000 cash in carry-on luggage

A Belizean businesswoman living in the United States was busted at the Philip Goldson International Airport with a substantive amount U.S. dollars. Jane Rose Cheung, a resident of Mississippi, arrived [...]

Witness tells how Felix brothers killed his friend

The murder trial of brothers, Maurice and Emory Felix continued today before Justice Herbert Lord in the Supreme Court. They are charged for the fatal shooting of twenty-nine year old [...]

Bert Haylock/Vasquez; his charges and all the girls

Another murder trial that the country is impatiently waiting on is that of Bert Vasquez also known as Bert Haylock. This past week, at least a thousand San Ignacio residents [...]

Clusters of hand, foot and mouth disease in schools

Fever, sore throat, blisters on the mouth, hands, feet and buttocks; are the symptoms of a contagious disease that is spreading among children. It is known as the Hand, Foot [...]

Mercury levels still high in Macal River fish

While the children have parents to look after their health, the same can’t be said for the fish in the Macal. The Ministry of Health, the Department of the Environment [...]