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George Street Figure Shot in Rival Territory

A well-known George Street boss, Carlos ‘Zimbab’ Abraham, is listed in stable condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot down this morning in rival territory. Police [...]

Apartment Complex in Lord’s Bank Up in Smoke

In the Lord’s Bank community, an apartment complex owned by Bert Ramos, the vice chairman of the village, who is also the owner of Ramos Bus Lines, went up in [...]

Chamber Issues Release on Sugar Cane Industry

Late this evening, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued a release in respect of the impasse in the sugar industry involving a proposal by B.S.I./A.S.R. to bypass the [...]

PM Barrow Explains Petrocaribe Loan Motion

Tuesday’s Special Sitting of the House of Representatives was crafted for the presentation and passage of what Prime Minister Dean Barrow is calling a validation motion relating to the Petrocaribe [...]

P.U.P. Leader Blasts Barrow in the House

Leader of the Opposition Francis Fonseca wasn’t buying the PM’s take on the matter, including G.O.B.’s assertion that the P.U.P. in its own time used and abused the Petrocaribe funds [...]

Petrocaribe Money Dominates House Meeting

It was a day for spirited repartee, and the Opposition was able to hold its own inside the House, even as thousands cheered and sang and danced in fine political [...]

Cricel Returns Home Victorious

Bodybuilder Cricel Castillo returned to Belize this morning from Miami, Florida where she rose to international stardom in bodybuilding, clinching the Pro Card Diva Fitness Model Short and Best Costume [...]

Butane Prices Down

Following an increase at the end of October, the prices for butane gas are going down tonight at depots across the country. According to a release, the Supplies Control Unit [...]

Father & Sons Charged for Grievous Harm

Fifty-nine-year-old Agustin Carlos, a Belizean cane farmer of Progresso Village, Corozal District, reported that on Saturday at about six p.m. he visited a cool spot across from his house where [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Convicted of Harm

A B.D.F. soldier was this afternoon convicted of harming his common-law-wife after a misunderstanding ensued at their home this past Tuesday. Thirty-two year old Rodney Menzies is accused of causing [...]

Mexican National Remanded for Illegal Entry

A Mexican national, who says he is from Playa Del Carmen, Quintano Roo, was caught at the Belize side of the border just minutes after he reportedly paid one hundred [...]

Cisco Employee Still Missing

Joeth ‘Chyna’ Pratt has been reported missing since November fourth when she disappeared from work at Cisco Construction Ltd. earlier that afternoon.  A dedicated team of colleagues has scoured Medina [...]

Miss Honduras Laid To Rest After Brutal Murder

  Honduran beauty queen Maria Jose Alvarado and her sister Sofia were laid to rest near their hometown of Santa Barbara today. The tragic story of jealousy and murder has [...]

Briceño on Petrocaribe Funded Projects

Earlier we told you about the House debate in which both sides think the Petrocaribe program is a good thing – hundreds of millions worth of a good thing since [...]

Espat Debates Validity of Petrocaribe Loan Motion

Member for Cayo South Julius Espat has been a particular thorn in the side of the government. It is his name, as Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee that is [...]

Third Eye Launched at Image Factory

A new art exhibition is being launched at the Image Factory Art Foundation. Entitled the Third Eye, the exhibit is featuring three female artists: eLise Arelie Craig, her daughter, Alyssa [...]

A Look Back at Garifuna Settlement Day

Garifuna Settlement Day festivities were held across the country on Wednesday, the largest celebration taking place in Culture Capital, Dangriga.  In Belize City, the annual re-enactment of the arrival of [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Dieting for Diabetics

One of the most common misconceptions about diabetes is that it is caused by eating too much sugary foods. The truth is that it isn’t easy to predict who will [...]