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The Brothers Meighan and Grinage Siblings Arraigned for Home Invasion

Police believe they have cracked an armed home invasion at a residence in Burrell Boom last Thursday night. Six of eight suspects have been arrested, charged and arraigned in court [...]

Shelly Meighan Says Murder Maybe, But Her Son Certainly Did Not Commit Rape

The group was expected in court this morning so family and friends were awaiting their arrival. They did not appear until the afternoon and it was under heavy police guard. [...]

Nine-year-old Gerardo Lopez Killed in Road Traffic Accident

One man has been arrested and charged after he knocked down a young student last Thursday on the Belize Corozal Road in Orange Walk Town. The student was crossing the [...]

Parent Teachers Association Clamor for Speed Bump on Busy Highway

Today as the school mourned, parents gathered to express their anger and frustration at the death of a student – a death they feel could have been avoided by the [...]

Stevedores Set Off Impromptu Strike Action at Port of Belize

The stevedores are once again on strike. This morning around eleven o’clock, Gang Seven staged a protest at the Port of Belize which disrupted operations and threatens the unloading of [...]

Freightliner Sets Sail Without Discharging Cargo

At this time, the Port of Belize is in discussions with the labor commissioner and reps from the CWU over the situation at the port. Earlier today, the shipping company [...]

2015/2016 Sugar Crop Kicks Off in the North

After two successive crop season delays underscored by tension and strife in the industry, the 2015/2016 crop season started right on schedule. But even with that start there is concern [...]

Cane Delivery Off to a Slow Start

Traditionally, on the first day of crop cane trucks and tractors-trailers are lined up to weigh in and deliver. Today was different, with trucks trickling in to the point where [...]

What’s the Formula for Reaching Sugar Quota?

Because the last survey estimated one point seven million tons of cane in the field, and the factory can only mill one point three, the Sugar Cane Production Committee had [...]

Maya Leaders Alliance Receive Equator Prize 2015

The Maya Leaders Alliance received the prestigious Equator Prize 2015 Award earlier today at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris.  The organization is being acknowledged on the world stage [...]

Conservation Group Questions G.O.B.’s Turneffe and PHMR Omissions

Cabinet’s recent approval of a policy to permanently prohibit offshore oil exploration in areas along the Belize Barrier Reef System and within seven World Heritage Sites in Belize, does not [...]

Civil Aviation Day Commemorated in Belize

December seventh, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly, is recognized globally as International Civil Aviation Day. The purpose of the celebration is to generate worldwide awareness of the [...]

Belize Bank and Stella Maris’ Annual Christmas Party

The joy of the holiday season was felt this morning by the children of Stella Maris School. Hosted by the Belize Bank, the children had an unforgettable party at the [...]

Pickstock Social Interaction Program Links Up with Police Department

Of late the Police Department has been big on community policing, and the statistics have indicated very positive results. But it isn’t all about the ‘meet and greet’ initiatives in [...]

Basketball Championships & PLB Playoffs in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The PLB playoffs got off with a band this weekend with all 4 teams seeing action. We caught up [...]