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2 murders in the south: a woman is hacked to death

There have been two murders reported in Belize for 2014. Both of them occurred in the south and both victims were viciously chopped to death. The first murder occurred on [...]

…And a Guatemalan is chopped to death outside of Trio Community

  The first murder of the year also occurred within the jurisdiction of the Intermediate Southern Formation. Like Maria Perez, the victim was savagely chopped to death and left bleeding [...]

Burrell Boom resident is ambushed as he headed home

  There was more violence over the weekend. In Burrell Boom, eight expended shells were found at the scene of a shooting just before midnight on Saturday. The victim, Adrian [...]

B.N.T.U. comes out swinging on long-awaited salary adjustments

The Belize National Teachers Union came out swinging this morning on a number of issues. The union took umbrage to the prime minister’s recent New Year’s address, in which he [...]

Palacio says pending increments and salary adjustments are 2 different things

According to Luke Palacio, the fixed date was set by government and the delay, he says, needs to be explained by the prime minister.  Furthermore, Palacio maintains that there is [...]

OCEANA names Janelle Chanona as its Belize Vice President

After several months without a country manager, following the resignation of Audrey Matura-Shepherd, OCEANA in Belize has a new vice president.  Former Channel Five reporter and freelancer Janelle Chanona assumed [...]

Chanona says she will advocate for the protection of Belize’s natural resources

Admittedly, the bar which has been set extremely high by Chanona’s predecessor is a hard act to follow. And Chanona says she does have the best interest of the country [...]

B.N.T.U. reaffirms its support for the Occupational Safety and Health Bill

Back to the Belize National Teachers’ Union…During the last house meeting on December twelfth, executives from the National Trade Union Congress of Belize were ejected from the gallery after vocally [...]

Minister Balderamos-Garcia steps in to assist Lake Gardens Community

On Friday, a group of irate residents living along the Old Northern Highway threatened to block access to the road if businessman Roque Matus did not address the issue of [...]

Car washer charged for theft

A car washer, who works at the parking lot located behind the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, was today in front of the court to answer to a single charge of [...]

Electrician arraigned for October 2013 fatal traffic accident

Also in the court, an electrician who was involved in a traffic accident back in October 2013 was today charged with several traffic offenses in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court. [...]

George Price Highway to get much needed facelift

Tonight, there is some extremely welcome news for motorists and commuters who frequent the George Price Highway between Belize City and the capital. That stretch of road has been responsible [...]

Body of Canadian Missionary brought back to Belize and cremated

Around one p.m. on Thursday, the body of sixty-four year old Brian Townsend, a former missionary living in Valley of Peace was exhumed in Flores, Peten. Townsend’s body was found [...]

E.P. Yorke teacher drives off in a spanking new 2014 Toyota Hilux

Samuel Nicholson, a high school teacher at E.P. Yorke, is the lucky winner of a 2014 Toyota Hilux.  He won the annual Rotary Christmas Raffle after purchasing a single ticket [...]

Football, softball and cycling in Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 13 in the Belikin Cup brought a pivotal showdown to the MCC Grounds yesterday as FC Belize in [...]