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Citrus Industry shake up; growers grow weary and prepare to protest

Trouble is brewing in the Citrus Industry. For several years there has been tension within the industry between its stakeholders. The Citrus Growers Association sent a press release saying, “Growers [...]

Elderly couple not quite bankrupt as millions of assets in offshore Belize

Belize is sometimes advertised as a hideaway and a getaway. And an elderly US couple, thought it would be a great place to hide millions of dollars. The couple got [...]

Another “Martinez scammed me” land fraud case

Several Belizean Americans, living in Los Angeles, have contacted this station alleging that they have been swindled out of thousands of dollars by Edward Martinez, the brother of Minister, Anthony [...]

Burglars have a busy week

While the victims in that scheme no doubt feel violated, several home owners share their pain as their physical property was also treated with irreverence. The spike in burglaries continues [...]

Passport Office in Belize City remained closed

A number of concerns have been raised by Belize City residents since the processing of passport applications was transferred to Belmopan a few weeks ago.  The move by the Immigration [...]

Heal the World says traditional healers

Traditional healers from across the country are meeting in Belmopan. They are discussing what is called traditional knowledge, specifically traditional healing and medicine. The topic is broad; it includes songs, [...]

Credit Union League award some youths

Credit Unions have been present in Belize for over sixty-eight years. And with a total of thirteen credit unions countrywide, twelve are members of the Belize Credit Union League. The [...]

24 countries join Belize in PANCAP’s mission to fight HIV/AIDS

Representatives from twenty-four countries of the Caribbean region have been in Belize since Wednesday for the twelfth Annual General Meeting of the Pan Caribbean Partnership. PANCAP is an alliance of [...]

National Aids Commission says time to focus on marginalized groups

While it is a regional discussion, Chairperson for the National AIDS Commission, Kathy Esquivel, says the meeting validates the work that is ongoing in Belize. Esquivel says there have been [...]

3 Indian nationals disappear and leave hefty bill at hotel. Human trafficking?

Three Indian students have managed to con the Belize Archives and Records Service with a plan that is as simple as ABC. The trio applied for an exchange program with [...]

Police say full investigations into murder of Lebanese businessmen

The ruthless executions of businessmen Abdul Aziz Mohammed Dib and Alfred Schakron in Belize City on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning have rocked the Lebanese community across the country.  Both [...]

Anthony Scott shot near City Hotspot

There was a shooting just before five this evening in the south side of Belize City. Another youth has fallen victim to the gun violence. Details are still coming in, [...]

Guatemalan Gallup Pollsters detained for posing as tourists

A group of Guatemalan nationals who entered Belize over the weekend as tourists were detained by police for suspicious activities. The group was reportedly conducting polls for the international Gallup [...]

Minors beat and kill 63 year old in Placencia

A group of minors, some of whom are students, is in police custody tonight following the death of a sixty-three year old Belize City resident employed as a marine and [...]

A.G. Ministry gets mas tiempo to respond to Dunkeld’s binders of arguments

There were two cases in the Court of Appeals today that concern the nationalization of Telemedia. In the morning session, the court heard Dunkeld International Investment Ltd versus the Attorney [...]

2 applications withdrawn by both sides in Telemedia case

While tensions were high in this morning’s session at the Appeals Court, it probably had to do with the fact that only one day remains for the close of the [...]

Nonlethal weapons and additional troops for the border

In the wake of the shooting death of Guatemalan national Francisco Quinn Yat inside the Chiquibul National Park recently, requests have been made by Guatemalan officials for members of the [...]

Teens busted and charged for stealing wood from a house

A thirteen year old school boy and nineteen year old Clive Geban were jointly charged with theft and handling stolen goods this morning in the Magistrate Court. Allegations are that [...]

Guatemalan National steals identity of Belizean living in Chicago

There was another case of theft before the courts today; but this time it’s identity theft. Sixty-one year old Carlos Mauricio Rossal Perez is a Guatemalan national from the Sapaka [...]

This is Belize! St. Joseph students beat 30,000 in art battle

Art students from St Joseph’s Primary School have distinguished themselves in an international competition. Adrian Bernard Junior and Nigel Juarez went up against thirty thousand students; they won bronze medals [...]

Healthy Living coughs up details about strep throat

How do you know if your sore throat is cold or flu related or if it is a more serious throat infection? That question will be answered tonight in Healthy [...]

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 [...]