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Megabingo & JEC owner, Alfred Schakron, murdered

Less than twenty-four hours after the execution of Lebanese car dealer Abdul Aziz Mohammed Dib, multi-millionaire businessman, Alfred Schakron was gunned down. Schakron returned to Belize on Tuesday and this [...]

Megabingo will not air on Wednesday in memoriam of owner’s murder

This piece of information for Mega Bingo clients. The game has been postponed tonight due to the murder of its owner Alfred Schakron. The company says it will go back [...]

Who paid cash for the shooting death of illegal Guatemalan gold panner?

A compassionate grant for the family of the Guatemalan national Francisco Quinn Yat has stirred up an ants nest. Social activists have condemned payment of the grant on the grounds [...]

Tourist arrivals go up at the PGIA

The Belize Tourism Board is reporting that tourism arrivals are on an upward trend. For the month of September, the B.T.B. says that tourist arrivals at the Philip Goldson International [...]

No love at One Love Store as 2 gunmen hold up clerk

While visitor numbers are up, crime is also escalating in the prime tourist destination, San Pedro. Before eleven o’clock this morning there was another broad daylight armed robbery. Two armed [...]

What’s that fuss; prisoners brawl on the prison bus

It was an unusual spectacle at the Magistrate’s Court this morning when a fight broke out on the prison bus. Prison officers could not diffuse the situation and police officers [...]

Anderson and Sosa committed to stand trial for murder in bathroom

Ashton Anderson and Christopher Sosa, who were in the prison bus fight, were committed to stand trial for the murder of Romel Palacio Senior. On Father’s Day on June nineteenth, [...]

Only grass safe; stealing lumber and plywood from the house

It has also been dangerous in the old capital where burglaries and thefts are on the rise and the perpetrators are getting younger. Burglars aren’t only targeting the items in [...]

Getting older, but with more health challenges

A report on the aging population was launched in Belize by UNFPA’s country office, HelpAge International and the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation. It serves as [...]

Belizeans get creative with Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Competition

Two Belizean students made it in the top three in the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s regional environmental poster awareness competition. Earlier this year, the B.T.B. teamed up with the F.C.C.A. [...]

Ride Across Belize for your favorite charities

Cyclists and enthusiasts of the sport, participating in the ninth annual Ride Across Belize, pedaled on the Philip Goldson Highway today. The event has two main objectives: one is to [...]

Customs Officers stop ozone depleting products from hitting the market

The Department of the Environment teamed up with the UN Environment Program for a workshop on a subject that is not the exciting but is vital in the monitoring of [...]