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Did Female Escort Butcher Oscar Grijalva Inside Hotel Bathroom?

Two men were murdered in a span of seven hours on Thursday. In the city, an Ontario resident was found dead in the bathroom of a small guesthouse. He is [...]

Camalote Resident Shot and Killed in Roaring Creek

The other homicide was in Roaring Creek in the west. Around eight-thirty on Thursday night, a man from the Young Bank Road in Camalote was shot and killed while he [...]

5 Year Old Viciously Attacked by German Shepherd in Orange Walk

But a five year old boy has survived a vicious attack by a German shepherd. Fernando Quixchan is recovering at the Northern Regional Hospital after he was bitten by the [...]

18th Annual La Ruta Maya Challenge Kicks Off in San Ignacio

The annual Belikin La Ruta Maya River Challenge kicked off this morning at seven a.m. on the banks of the Macal River in Cayo. When the bugle was sounded, fifty-seven [...]

Canoe Racer Averts Near-Drowning in the Belize River

While safety remains a paramount feature of the annual canoe race, this morning veteran paddler Armin Lopez averted tragedy in the waters of the Belize River when he dove to [...]

Shawn Vargas Fined $10,000 for Weed Tree

A cannabis tree cost a man ten thousand dollars. Thirty-four year old Shawn Vargas was found with a single weed tree growing on his verandah and he was charged with [...]

Phony Certificates for Sale on Facebook

Months ago, a B.T.B. employee was discovered to have presented fake university records to qualify for a promotion at the B.T.B.  When it came to light, he resigned and that [...]

Elections and Boundaries Releases Official Results for Municipal Elections

The Elections and Boundaries Commission has finally posted the results of Wednesday’s municipal elections. The official tally of certain candidates appearing on their website is, however, different from those officially [...]

How Did Candidates Fair Off at the Polls?

Tonight we look at the margins of victory in Wednesday’s municipal elections and we can say that the results show that the U.D.P. has gained significant ground with historic margins [...]

ASR Outlines Strategic Development Plan for Sugar Industry

In January cane-farmers, represented by three separate associations and B.S.I. signed onto a seven year cane purchase agreement. A critical component of the success of that agreement will be a [...]

ASR to Invest One Million Dollars to Improve Capacity of Tower Hill Plant

According to the ASR reps, since October of 2012 they have been trying to understand the issues and challenges particular to Belize, and have been meeting with all stakeholders to [...]

B.S.I. Receiving Sugar Cane Deliveries from Separate Entities

For the first time in history, B.S.I. has been receiving cane from three separate entities, which made for some logistics chaos at the start of crop. That all seems to [...]

PUC Shortlists Companies to Provide Alternative Energy to National Grid

In October 2013, the Public Utilities Commission requested proposals for electricity generation in order to secure additional energy generation and supply capacity to meet all reasonable demands in Belize for [...]

John Avery Explains PUC’s Recommendations

Avery would proceed to explain the methodology used in formulating the PUC’s recommendations.   John Avery, Chairman, Public Utilities Commission “Now, the way we need to look at these things [...]

Belize Catholic Science Fair, Meet the Young Scientists

Over at the Saint Catherine’s Academy in Belize City, budding scientists nervously awaited a panel of judges who would determine the most innovative science project. Defending champions from Bishop Martin’s [...]