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Explosive Expert Says Quarry Blast Result of Human Error or Negligence

Within forty-eight hours of a deadly explosion at a quarry at the Santa Cruz Layout, Santa Elena, Cayo District, experts have put together a preliminary assessment of what possible went [...]

Residents Begin Picking Up the Pieces

While details are being provided as to what may have caused the deadly explosion at the quarry in Santa Elena, residents in the nearby area are attempting to get back [...]

Cross-Border Cocaine Chaos: one Sought for Questioning after Parcels Found in Crashed SUV

Local authorities are trying to locate the driver of a full-size luxury SUV which was abandoned on Wednesday evening at the northern border with Mexico.  Corozal police were summoned to [...]

No Cover-Up of Prison Rape, C.E.O. Claims

We’ve been reporting on a case of alleged sodomy inside the Belize Central Prison. An inmate, who is now out on bail, claims he was sodomized twice last month while [...]

Guard is Terminated, Prison Policies Outlined

What about claims that the guard on duty ignored the plea for help after the first incident happened?  We asked him if there was negligence on the part of the [...]

Murderers of Baltazar Sarmiento Remain At Large

Baltazar Sarmiento, an elderly watchman, was killed at his place of work last Saturday by a pair of thieves who broke onto the Buca Shell compound on the Phillip Goldson [...]

Attempted Robbery at Monica’s Pawn Shop

A pawn shop manager had to employ his licensed weapon to defend himself against a robbery of his establishment today. Tonight, one of the three men who tried to rob [...]

P.S.U. Comes Out Swinging Against ‘Dastardly’ Auditor General

The Public Service Union has come out strongly against Auditor General Dorothy Bradley and what it calls her “dastardly administrative practices.” On Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed that he [...]

Plumbing at Civic ‘Most Engineered’

The spanking new Belize City Center is yet to officially open its doors to the Belizean public.  Amid controversy over the cost of the colossal structure is its plumbing.  Over [...]

Warning Over Rise in Respiratory Infections

The Ministry of Health says that its epidemiology unit is carrying out an investigation into a reported increase of severe acute respiratory infections cases at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

A Review of the B.T.L. and U.H.S. Saga

2017 has been a case of the chickens coming home to roost for the Barrow government in two particular cases. In the span of two weeks in November, the Caribbean [...]

Coalition Applauds Moratorium Passage

The Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage is leading the congratulations for the National Assembly, whose members have adopted the Petroleum Operations (Maritime Zone Moratorium) Bill 2017. It now [...]

Coalition Says New Law Impervious to Court Challenge

As noted on Wednesday, both Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte and Leader of Government Business and former Natural Resources Minister Godwin Hulse indicate that no offshore oil licenses exist, and the [...]

Gwendolyn Sanchez Recognized as HelpAge Career Caregiver

HelpAge Belize, in partnership with B.E.L., recognized eighty-nine-year-old Gwendolyn Sanchez of Benbow Street with the first ever “Caregiver Achievement Award.”  The senior citizen and her husband raised her children, including [...]

CitCo Xmas Cheer Moves to St. John’s Vianney

The Belize City Council was out and about the City spreading some more Christmas cheer. The twelve days of Christmas continued at Saint John Vianney Primary School. The Public Relations [...]

Healthy Living: Avoiding the Stomach Flu

No one wants to be sick during the holidays. Unfortunately, influenzas and stomach viruses are especially typical around this time of year. Tonight in Healthy Living, we look at why [...]