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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 [...]