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Murder on island but body is missing

Twenty-five year old Jeremy Baptist went missing on Sunday night. He had been socializing at a party and never returned to this family. Something went awfully wrong on that night [...]

Are all sepsis deaths at hospital related to killer bacteria?

Twelve deaths occurred inside the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital’s Neo Natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in one week. It has been confirmed that the enterobacter cloacae bacteria killed seven of [...]

COLA blasts K.H.M.H. and ministry for infant deaths

There is indignation over the deaths of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, and the public is calling for an independent investigation.  One local non-governmental organization today did [...]

Businesswoman gets prison time for unpaid Income Tax

A well-known Belize City businesswoman will spend the next six weeks behind bars at the Belize Central Prison. When the Income Tax Department ran its ad campaign warning that non-payment [...]

Fifty Cents tried to kill Animal

Belize City may lack paint, but its citizens that wind up before the courts normally have creative nicknames. Inside the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith, Fifty Cent, not [...]

N.T.U.C.B. turns a green eye; unions against destruction of resources

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has issued one of its angriest statements. It relates primarily to the malpractices to the use and management of our natural resources and [...]

Visually impaired youth to swim the blue hole

In March 2011, Rowan Garel became the first visually impaired person to make it to the summit of Victoria Peak.  It was an exhausting two-day climb that challenged the twelve [...]

Public Service Day travels to Belmopan

The public service of Belize is in the news tonight, and it has nothing to do with salary adjustments or protests. It’s actually that time of the year when the [...]

Doctor hopes K.H.M.H. does the right thing

The ongoing crisis at the national referral hospital due to the unusually high number of baby deaths in the first two weeks of the month of May has sparked the [...]

Expanding Coney Drive, the new business district

There is a massive project underway at the junction of Coney Drive and Princess Margaret Drive and chances are that if you ask passersby exactly what the plan is, like [...]

Mayor Bradley is back from East Africa

Mayor Darrell Bradley is just back from a ten day trip to Uganda, Africa where he participated in a local government conference hosted by the Commonwealth Local Government Forum. That [...]