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3 brothers and a friend shot by cop in Alta Vista

In the south, three brothers and a friend were injured in a stand-off with the police in Alta Vista on the Hummingbird Highway on Thursday night. It started on the [...]

Ride by shooting of Isaiah Williams on Banak Street

Thursday evening was particularly violent; in a span of less than five hours, there were three shootings in the city and in southern Belize. There were two shootings in the [...]

Girl, 14 years old shot in Belize’s bullet city

Fourteen year old Desiree Aranda, the high school student who was shot in the lower back by a stray bullet is now at home recuperating. On Thursday evening around five-forty [...]

Church meets with Central Bank over “spouse” definition

The Domestic Banks and Financial Institution Act has sparked the ire of the churches because of the definition of the word spouse. On Thursday night, we told you that the [...]

Belize National Teachers Union rejects marijuana legalization

The Belize National Teacher’s Union has joined the discourse about the decriminalization of marijuana. It was one of the main topics at the B.N.T.U.’s Special Meeting of the Council of [...]

Belize Sugar Industry sale close to completion

The sale of the Belize Sugar Industries (B.S.I.) to American Sugar Refining (A.S.R.) is about to materialize. In an update to that story, B.S.I. reports that meetings were held in [...]

Bacchanal…It’s Carnival time again with mass camp fever

Judging of mas camps concluded on Thursday night with a marathon of six camps in both senior and junior categories. Safiyyah moved from camp to camp to get a feel [...]

Meet the delegates for 67th Queen of the Bay

The historic Queen of the Bay Pageant takes place this weekend at Bird’s Isle. Now, pageants of all types have sprung up over the years, but the local Queen of [...]

House of Shotokan’s Karate Camp in Orange Walk

Students between the ages of five to thirteen in Orange Walk District can learn some basic Karate skills before they head off to a new school year on Monday. The [...]

Breaking News: female minor injured in late evening shooting in the City

Just before six o’clock this evening, there was another shooting on Lacroix Boulevard in the Lake Independence area. Early unconfirmed reports are that a school aged girl was injured in [...]

Same sex spouse definition in Banking Legislation?

The senate met on Tuesday in Belmopan; a number of bills were passed, but there is one that having gone through the House and debate; landed on the Senate and [...]

Murder charge after she drove over her baby’s daddy

This afternoon, a twenty-five year mother and bank proof teller, was charged with murder and attempted murder. Calaney Flowers is accused of slamming her car into the father of her [...]

Million dollar cocaine drop, but devil in untold details

As the US Southern Command visited the Coastguard Headquarters on Wednesday, a bail of cocaine weighing over a hundred pounds was retrieved from the Turneffe Atoll. It was a major [...]

U.S. Southern Command and Embassy gives $4.5 Million in equipment

As the US Southern Command visited the Coastguard on Wednesday, a bale of cocaine was retrieved from the Turneffe Atolls. The visit by the Southern Command, however, had to do [...]

CEMO Councilor trains for disaster management

While the coast guard and B.D.F. are beefing up resources, CEMO is strengthening its capacity to deal with natural disasters. Belize City was spared when Hurricane Ernesto moved north and [...]

P.U.P. memo on frog hoppers in the north

The sale of majority shares in the Belize Sugar Industries to American Sugar Refineries is expected to be completed by the start of the next crop. But on the ground, [...]

Revelry continues on the road to Carnival 2012

The road march for Carnival 2012 takes place on September eighth; we will have full coverage of the spectacular event with William Neal and entertainment reporter, Safiyyah. But before that, [...]

Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China

The Guangzhou Acrobatic Troupe of China has been perfecting traditional Chinese acrobatic skills and merging them with modern dance, artistic gymnastics, theatre and other forms. The group has created its [...]

Healthy Living packs a lunch kit for kids

Whether, it’s Pre K or Infant two, the beginning of every school year brings a lot of anxiety for parents who want provide the very best for their children during [...]

35 parcels of cocaine, 1.8 million fished in sea near Turneffe

Close to two million Belize dollars worth of cocaine was found this morning in the area of the Turneffe Atoll. The drugs were taken in by the Belize Coast Guard [...]

Driven to murder; ex drives over baby daddy and his girlfriend

An Atlantic bank employee is in police custody tonight. She is being detained for killing twenty-nine year old Lyndon Morrison, the father of her child. Calaney Flowers is likely to [...]

Santa Elena resident, 16 years, stabbed to the chest

A sixteen year old Santa Elena resident is under observation at the K.H.M.H. after he was stabbed to the chest early this morning at his house. Roni Baños was in [...]

Principal Willacey won’t face charges

Norman Willacey, the former Pastor of the Belmopan Baptist Church, will not face any charges before the courts for carrying on a sexual relationship with a sixteen year old student. [...]

Pan Caribbean partnership’s Study on HIV/Aids

The number of new infections of persons affected with HIV/AIDS has been on the decrease, but for those affected, stigma and discrimination remain the number one hurdle. A conference is [...]

PG man; accident or murder victim?

The investigation continues into the death of eighteen year old Santiago Bol. On Monday, we told you how the body of the PG resident was discovered on the road in [...]