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Decriminalization of marijuana possession getting support

The government has rolled out a proposal for the decriminalization of the possession of certain quantities of marijuana. It is moving at the speed of light; and from the looks [...]

Police Association still waiting on response on transfers

The Police Association says the clock is ticking and it is losing patience with the Police Department on the last minute transfer of several officers. Official notice was served on [...]

Neil Grey is the 17th person to be acquitted of murder this year

Since the start of 2012, at least seventeen persons have been freed of murder charges in eleven separate cases. In most instances, the witnesses either develop amnesia or were in [...]

Expulsion order for Karol Mello granted on Monday, but not enforced

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted an order to stop the expulsion of a Slovakian national, Karol Mello, who was arrested without incident in San Pedro last Wednesday. Tonight, Mello [...]

Belize’s 1st successful open heart surgeries done at the K.H.M.H.

This week marks a milestone for the medical field in Belize; the first two successful open heart surgeries were carried out at the K.H.M.H. This medical procedure is available in [...]

Budget goes to the Senate; business senator says it offers nothing to the youth

Unemployment, which currently stands at roughly twenty-three percent of the adult population below the retirement age, remains a socioeconomic problem that only seems to compound with the annual entrance of [...]

P.U.P. Senator Karen Bodden explains the effects of budget cuts on education

The re-alignment of funds earmarked for secondary education has been the topic of discussion in the wake of the recent budget presentation for the current fiscal year.  In the Senate, [...]

P.U.P. senator Collet Montejo says Cayo has the highest unemployment rate

P.U.P. Senator Collet Montejo echoed similar sentiments regarding joblessness and the overall dismal state of Belize’s economy during his presentation.  The budget, Montejo says, offers nothing to the youth population, [...]

3 men committed to stand trial for attempted murder of a cop

Back to the courts; Magistrate Hettie Mae Stuart has committed three Belize City men to stand trial in the Supreme Court for the Attempted Murder of Police Constable Nigel White.  [...]

San Pedro man convicted of molesting 6 year old girl

Forty-seven year old Sergio Duarte a.k.a. ‘Diablo’, a Honduran national who resides in San Pedro Town, was found guilty of committing an aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a [...]

Land grab in the Ministry of Natural Resources exposed

Before the sitting of the senate to ratify the national budget, there was the debate in the House that lasted two days. We could not cover all the members of [...]

SMART sponsors football summer camp for kids

Youth summer camps are popping up all over and the disciplines are varied from creative arts programmes, to math, sports and other interesting activities. Today we caught with a three [...]

5-month old Marianni Run needs your help for life-saving surgery

First-time parents Rosita Barredo and Leovani Tun recently received devastating news; their five month old daughter, Marianni has been diagnosed with an extremely rare birth condition called biliary atresia. The [...]