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Well-known cyclist, Ernest “Dangalang” Thurton, gunned down off Cumberbatch Street

A man was killed late this afternoon in Lake Independence, behind the Complex building off Cumberbatch Street. It is the sixth murder in four days and the seventh for the [...]

Homeless man perishes on Albert Street in the height of the lunch hour

A homeless man, who was a fixture in the downtown area, died today at around midday, in the height of the rush hour. The unidentified amputee would continuously hang out [...]

Should G.O.B. extend license to US Capital Energy for drilling in the National Park?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think that despite a court ruling government should extend the license to US Capital Energy for drilling in the National Park? Send your [...]

Pharmacists’ Association lashes back at Minister of Health for his unqualified comments

Government’s hiring of the daughter of Minister Erwin Contreras to a high level post in the Ministry of Health is meeting sustained resistance from the Pharmacists Association of Belize. The [...]

Pharmacists’ Association threatens with industrial action

The Pharmacists’ Association currently has approximately one hundred and fifty members. Even as the situation heats up, the association says that under the Essential Services Act, they are prevented from [...]

Minister of Labor comments on pharmacists’ issue

According to Public Service Regulations, for the appointment of Contreras to be rescinded, the association will have to make a formal request to the Ministry of Labor. In a brief [...]

Belize Waste Control settles with Mayor Darrell Bradley

After several weeks of litigation in the Supreme Court to settle outstanding arrears of some three hundred thousand dollars owed to Belize Waste Control, Mayor Darrell Bradley can rest easy [...]

Mayor Bradley says present agreement with BWC needs to be discussed

While there won’t be any further court action, Mayor Bradley says they still need to sit down to iron out the kinks of the present agreement, particularly where it concerns [...]

Santa Barbara resident gets bail following shootout with the police

Attorney Bryan Neal was able to secure Supreme Court bail for Marquin Drury, a resident of Santa Barbara Street in Belize City, who police alleged fired shots at them back [...]

Enfield Reyes charged for allegedly shooting at his wife

A domestic dispute between a business man and his wife turned ugly on Sunday night at their home in the King’s Park area.  Enfield Reyes is now being accused by [...]

Businessman taken to court for outstanding GST debt

Another businessman was before the court today. Darrell Carter of Carter’s Upholstery located on Cemetery Road was taken to court by the GST in respect of an outstanding bill amounting [...]

A time-share deal in Cancun that went bad for a Belize City businessman

Time-sharing is an increasingly popular option for regular vacation goers, especially in Cancun and other parts of Mexico. It’s sort of a club, where you can buy into future vacation [...]

Suspected human remains unearth on Iguana Street

On Monday morning, Belize Water Services Limited employees working near Iguana Street made a discovery of suspected human remains. The bones were unearthed as the employees were digging a trench [...]

N.G.O.s support SATIIM’s application for yet another injunction to stop oil drilling

Across the environmental community, organizations are lending full support to the Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. SATIIM, as well as the five Mayan communities, has proceeded to file an application [...]

Belize to enjoy visa free privileges to enter the Philippines

There isn’t any local official report on it, but the Department of Foreign Affairs of Philippines says that Belize is among a group of countries that will enjoy visa free [...]

Cayo police prepare for the Easter Holidays

The Easter weekend is just days away. For some, it is a time of Christian symbolism, for spiritual reflection. For others, it is a time to party…non-stop drinking and revelry. [...]