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Patrick Faber, next U.D.P. Party Leader?

The United Democratic Party is heading to its national convention next February. For months there have been signs that Party Chairman and Minister of Education, Patrick Faber would launch a [...]

$20 Million Municipal Bond launched

The Government has suffered a major setback in the re-structuring of the US five hundred and forty-four million dollar super bond now that the IDB will not be guaranteeing the [...]

European Union may ban Belize vessels for Illegal Fishing

There is trouble brewing for Belize in the international fisheries industry tonight, following decisive measures taken by the European Union (EU) against eight countries it shares trade relations with. The [...]

While receiving treatment for gunshot, victim’s home ransacked

There was a shooting on Neal’s Penn Road early on Wednesday night. The victims are a man and a woman who were injured as they sat on the sidewalk.  Nineteen [...]

“Robbery” waiting to be charged for foiled robbery

No charges have been levied in the foiled robbery attempt at Dits Restaurant on Wednesday afternoon. While the gunman, Aspinal Welch was shot and police have a second suspect detained, [...]

Top CSEC and CAPE students honored

The nation’s brightest minds were recognized today at the annual CSEC and CAPE awards. Proud parents, teachers and peers turned up for one of the most anticipated events on the [...]

Co-signing of park management with a few NGOs

A sustainable Development in Action Forum was held this morning. The occasion was two pronged: the signing of a declaration officially designating the Turneffe Atoll as a protected area and [...]

Fishers Act to be upgraded

There were several undertakings that were announced during the two hour press conference at the old Belize. Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia announced a tourism development plan for areas like [...]

Former Youth of the Cadet Corps, survives arson charge

Glenn Murrillo was only fifteen years old and was enlisted in the Youth Cadet Service Corp when he was accused of arson in February, 2009. The charges were in connection [...]

Smoked turkey for Thanksgiving? Tourist smoked marijuana instead

A nineteen year old student from Tampa, Florida missed his cruise ship that sailed to Mexico where he was to spend thanksgiving with his family today. It’s because on Wednesday, [...]

Minister Lisel Alamilla says NEAC questioned US Capital EIA

US Capital Energy’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) presentation in Sunday Wood Village did not have the desired result for the company, the villagers, the NGO’s or the Department of the [...]

Ishim survives 4 pound cancerous tumor and on the way home

Catarina Ishim; she’s the twelve year old girl from San Pablo, Toledo whose story touched many in Belize because for years she had struggled with a massive tumor on her [...]

Forestry Department will intervene in Crooked Tree Village argument

Crooked Tree Villagers have been up in arms with the Belize Audubon Society following the confiscation of some twenty logs from a villager sometime last week. Audubon’s action has led [...]

16 Days of Activism against Violence

The Women’s Department has a packed agenda planned for this year’s Sixteen Days of Activism, which officially begins on Sunday. But the activities will be launched on Friday with an [...]

One person’s drive to find toys for needy kids

Christmas is fast approaching and there are many families who don’t know where the gifts and food will come from. This year, a Belize City woman has taken it upon [...]

Nurse speaks of caring for HIV infected children

In Healthy Living tonight we get up close and personal with a caretaker of children infected with HIV/AIDS. Nurse Leah Jex works with Hand and Hand Ministries and she comes [...]