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Police Department goes “ballistic” with equipment from Canada

The Canadian government has stepped up to the plate to assist the jewel to solve crime, specifically gun violence, which is presenting a huge challenge to law enforcement. A sophisticated [...]

Youth For the Future employee shot on his way to work

When IBIS becomes operational it will be critical in assisting the police in the solving the following types of crime.  An office assistant from Youth For the Future was shot [...]

Consumer Price Index shows inflation on the rise

Price inflation is a rise in prices for goods and services. Even though, inflation may seem at first like an invisible cost, it is not; and like an invisible thief, [...]

PM Barrow heads to Jamaica to address Norman Manley graduates

Prime Minister Dean Barrow departed earlier today for Jamaica where he will be guest speaker at his alma mater, the Norman Manley Law School. Barrow will be addressing the graduating [...]

Crimestoppers Belize PSA wins international award

A public service announcement that got mixed reviews locally has landed an international award. Commissioned by Crimestoppers Belize, the PSA seeks to highlight the ripple effect of gun violence. The [...]

Belmopan teacher charged with carnal knowledge and resigns

On the heels of the sex scandal that resulted in Pastor Norman Willacey being fired from his post as Principal of Belmopan Baptist High School, another teacher has been arrested [...]

Rape and robbery charges dropped after 6 years on remand

Not Guilty! That’s the verdict handed down just after two this afternoon in the 2004 case of the rape of a seventeen year old female in Belize City. The victim, [...]

Accused vehicle battery thief faces the courts

Nineteen year old Stephen Flowers, a well known resident of Pinks Alley, avoided prison this evening by meeting bail for theft and damage to property.  Flowers, an employee of the [...]

Guinea Grass man’s small business gets big recognition

A resident from Guinea Grass Village has received regional recognition for uplifting himself and his family by starting a business. In 2008, Javier Basto started selling plantain chips to his [...]

Bert Open Day shows they’re more than just ambulance drivers

With gun violence and other crimes so prevalent on the streets, chances are you may have seen or heard BERT. That’s the Belize Emergency Response Team that responds instantly to [...]

18,000 visited the Expo, but which business had the best booth?

Expo Belize marketplace is a traditional feature in the September calendar. This year the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry reports that eighteen thousand visitors filed into the ITVET compound [...]

Harvest for Kids; 40 Acres of Success for Belize Camping Experience

It was a big week for the Belize Camping Experience. Aside from the recognition for having second best booth at the expo, its Harvest for Kids Project turned out to [...]

K.H.M.H. looking for a patient’s family

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is asking the public to assist in locating the family of Emmanuel Espinosa, the patient seen in this picture. Espinosa was admitted to ward this [...]

Belize promoted at the Central American Travel Market 2012

The Central America Travel Market is the largest tourism trade show in this region. It provides the opportunity for tourism service providers from the seven countries in Central America, including [...]