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Help is on the Way; Caye Caulker streets to be repaired says area rep

Last Thursday, residents of Caye Caulker voiced their discontentment with the ferrying of sand dredged off the coast of the island for use in neighboring San Pedro.  A group of [...]

ASR/B.S.I. representatives meet with BSCFA; bagasse on the discussion table

Our news team is just back from Orange Walk, where they were awaiting the decision out of a meeting between B.S.I. and the BSCFA. The session started at two and [...]

But no decision on the start of the Sugar Cane Season

There seems to be some confusion. As you’ve heard, B.S.I. is waiting for indication from the BSCFA on what it needs to move forward, while the BSCFA is waiting for [...]

Football and cycling on Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good evening I’m James Adderly welcome to Sports Monday. Week eleven in the Belikin Cup found the Belmopan Bandits hosting a struggling Police United inside the Isidoro Beaton Stadium Saturday [...]

George Street resident receive first half of settlement in GSU brutality case

A little over a hundred thousand dollars has been paid out to residents of George Street who were savagely attacked by members of the Gang Suppression Unit over two years [...]

Murder in Chan Chen; ex-convict killed one week after release from prison

The fifth murder for 2013, in the Corozal District, was recorded this morning in the village of Chan Chen. The lifeless remains of twenty-eight year old Darwin Salazar was found [...]

A fight in Cayo has gone viral

Facebook aficionados are probably old hands at checking out videos of street-fights posted from all over the world, and even from our own little piece of the world. In this [...]

Fire in Orange Walk Town guts a home

A cement bungalow located on Dr. George Street in Orange Walk Town was totally destroyed by fire on Thursday night. The Orange Walk Fire Department got the call shortly after [...]

Rhett Fuller goes before Attorney General yet again in the fight against his extradition

Rhett Fuller has been fighting extradition to the US for fifteen years. He is wanted there for his alleged involvement in a 1998 murder in North Miami Beach. On July [...]

Gregory Knox remanded for aggravated assault

A tearful Gregory Knox sobbed before the Senior Magistrate on Monday when he was accused of pulling a gun at a woman. But that did not spare him from being [...]

Belize City tour guide charged for handling stolen goods

Also in court, a Belize City Tour guide was today charged for handling stolen goods after police allege that they found him in possession of stolen items belonging to Raymond [...]

Acting ComPol Miguel Segura shares Christmas Message

Police officers have come under serious scrutiny recently after criminal allegations were made against them. This week, PC Dayton Sacasa was arraigned on charges of extortion. Days before three officers [...]

A Christmas Party for guests at the Resource Center

Some one hundred and ninety-two persons are registered to the Resource Center here in Belize City. They include those that are mentally ill, the homeless and others. On a daily [...]

Ham, ham, ham…..what’s on your plate this Christmas?

Ham, like turkey, is an essential part of the Christmas cuisine. But there is little known about its preparation and curing. The following feature takes you to Southside Meats where [...]

Uproar in Caye Caulker; sand from the island being shipped to San Pedro

The recent rains have wreaked havoc on the streets in Caye Caulker, but that problem aside, the situation has been aggravated by another issue which is not being caused by [...]

Customs Bust at a dumpsite

Customs officers at the Northern Border made a huge bust early this morning. It happened at around six-thirty and involved a dump truck. Acting on a tip, the truck was [...]

Bagasse crisis reloaded

There is danger of a breakdown in the very tentative goodwill between the Belize Sugar Industry and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association. Last week, following a meeting with Prime [...]

Sickout at the Ministry of Immigration

On Wednesday, Minister Godwin Hulse sat with media in an eighteen minute interview on a variety of immigration related topics. But tonight there are still more questions and more speculation. [...]

A deeper look at extensive interview by Minister of Immigration

Turning to the scandal that won’t go away…Rafael Alexander Vasquez Sanchez Medina, or whatever his real name is, is a Salvadoran national who was given nationality in one day, on [...]

V.I.P. says it’s heading to court to get to the bottom of the immigration scandal

While a number of procedural changes have been implemented by the Immigration Department in light of the recent passport and visa scandals, an update on subsequent investigations, led by the [...]

Body of 53 year old missing man fished out of river

A resident of San Ignacio went missing since last Friday but tonight his family has put him to rest. John Albert Tillett was last seen alive at a restaurant on [...]

CWU Office Assistant fined $25,000 for 10 counts of forgery

An office assistant with the Christian Workers Union has been ordered to pay the court twenty-five thousand dollars after he took a guilty plea for ten counts of forgery which [...]

PC Dayton Sacasa arraigned for allegedly extorting monies from prisoners

Shortly before five o’clock on Wednesday evening, Dayton Sacasa, a police constable who is originally from the Benguche Area of Dangriga, but assigned to Belize City,  was escorted to the [...]

New offshore seismic testing for oil in the south

In 2007, the Providence Energy Group was awarded a five hundred and thirty-one square mile concession area for oil exploration and production rights in southern Belize.  The drilling rights cover [...]

Director of Petroleum explains process

The process for offshore exploration, says Cho, involves the use of sound being bounced off the seafloor.  The information gathered will then be used to determine if there is a [...]