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Embedded in Corozal, Journalist reports on Hurricane Ernesto

An all clear was declared this morning for the entire country. Tonight Ernesto has weakened to a tropical storm and is moving across the Bay of Campeche, Mexico. Ernesto made [...]

Coye Family sentenced to 3 years for money laundering

Sentencing in a major money laundering case involving Money Exchange International Ltd. was handed down today and it is bad news for sixty-five year old Michael Coye; his daughter, Melonie [...]

John/Dion Zabaneh assets to be frozen in U.S.

Belizean John Zabaneh, his nephew Dion and Daniel Moreno from Corozal Town have been linked to the most powerful and dangerous drug cartel in Mexico. The United States announced on [...]

Mayan King and John Zabaneh deny U.S. allegations

Mayan King Limited issued its own press release this evening saying that John Zabaneh and his companies, “categorically state that these wild and unsubstantiated accusations and any and all allegation [...]

Is a countrywide shutdown necessary for a category 1 hurricane?

Tonight’s question is: Is a countrywide shutdown necessary for a category one hurricane? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our [...]

Superbond due on August 20th

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has released what it calls the Indicative Restructuring Scenarios on the five hundred and fifty-seven million U.S. dollar super bond. The document is [...]

People spared, but agriculture suffers from Hurricane Ernesto

A little over twelve hours after Hurricane Ernesto made landfall near Mahahual in neighboring Mexico, the all clear was given. While there was no loss to life, there were damages [...]

Parts of Quintana Roo, Mexico damaged by Hurricane Ernesto

In Mahahual, Ernesto dumped heavy rains and knocked downed power lines and trees, causing outages in some areas as it passed through the state of Quintana Roo. Quintana Roo Governor, [...]

Tourism to Belize on the rise; by 9%

While the economic impact of Ernesto is being measured, tourism figures are looking up. That’s because the overall growth shows a thirteen point eight percent increase in overall arrivals through [...]

Bert Vasquez, accused killer, adjourned due to inclement weather

On July nineteenth Bert Vasquez was arraigned on charges of common assault in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court. Vasquez, who appeared without the presence of his attorney Simeon Sampson, was [...]

Chop now; ask questions later in Independence Village

Two men were injured following separate incidents in Independence Village on Monday. Police say that forty-seven year old Aurelio Menjivar invited Jorge Humberto Hernandez to his office at around eight-thirty [...]

Medical student charged for manslaughter of classmate

A twenty-one year old medical student was killed in a traffic accident in Santa Clara, Corozal on Saturday and the driver now faces several charges. Jayandra Jahhar was one of [...]

The tooth about UNIBAM founder’s beating now a UN matter?

From our research, it appears to be the first such case on human rights; but the beating of Caleb Orozco, the president of UNIBAM, has been elevated to the United [...]

Celebrating life of Benjamin Nicholas in acrylic paints

The iconic Belizean artist, Benjamin Nicholas, passed away in Dangriga on April ninth. This past Monday, would have been his eighty-second birthday, and the Embassy of Mexico is honoring him [...]