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Brandon Hughes, 18, Charged with Murder of Oscar Rosado, 70

After spending a night in lock-down, eighteen-year-old Brandon Hughes was taken to court this morning and arraigned before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser for the murder of well-known businessman, Oscar Rosado [...]

Resolution Reached in Compre Standoff

Teachers and students were back inside their respective classrooms at Belmopan Comprehensive High School today, after a two-day sit-out effected by faculty and staff.  The protest was led by fourth [...]

Computer Glitch was Difference Between Pass and Fail

According to Smith, the disqualification of so many students was the result of a miscalculation in the school’s electronic tallying system.  Those discrepancies were compared with manual averages derived by [...]

Dwayne Davis Guilty of Manslaughter of Doctor

Back to the court…Thirty-seven-year-old Dwayne Davis on Thursday admitted to causing the death, though not intentionally, of fifty-two-year-old Doctor Ivan Enrique Garcia Gomez, a naturalized Belizean originally from Guatemala, in [...]

Windell Neal at it Again; Held for More Swindling

Twenty-three-year-old Windell Neal pleaded guilty to obtaining property by deception from the Belize Book Center. On April thirtieth, 2018, he’s accused of collecting one hundred dollars from manager Andrew Bennett [...]

Policeman Walks from Unlawful Sex Charge

Thirty-five-year-old Rupert Thomas was released from a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse dating back to 2013. The Seine Bight resident, a police officer for nine years, was accused of raping [...]

Mia Mottley for P.M. as Red Tide Sweeps Barbados

In historic regional news, following a sweep of the country’s thirty seats in the House of Assembly by her Barbados Labour Party, Mia Amor Mottley was this afternoon sworn in [...]

Sapna Budhrani Holds Over as NICH President

A change at the top of NICH went under the radar, but tonight we can confirm that there is a new acting president of the statutory body. For the past [...]

Festival of the Arts Goes National

On the heels of the successful district festivals of arts, the national event opened this morning at the Bliss Institute and continues until Thursday of next week. The theme “Pathway [...]

Chamber Attacks Fuel Taxes

Fuel prices went up again on Thursday for the umpteenth time this year, and the third in a month, with premium now selling at eleven dollars and sixty-seven cents per [...]

A Protest Against the High Cost of Living

Last year, Moses Sulph’s Belize Leaders for Social Justice carried out a protest on the high cost of gas prices. While results were mixed as prices have gone up and [...]

University of Belize Unveils 4-Year Vision Plan

The national university, the University of Belize, this week unveiled big plans for the growth of the institution in the next five years, including introduction of more Bachelor’s-level programmes and [...]

How to Get a Good Job and Career

Want a job? There were at least seven hundred and fifty available at different levels of experience and pay scale today at Swift Hall on the compound of St. Martin [...]

Cuba, Belize Doctors Meet

On Thursday at the Inspiration Center, healthcare professionals from across the public and private sectors participated in the second annual Cuba and Belize Medical Symposium.  Both countries share a unique [...]

Scotiabank Assist with Scholarships for South Side

The 2017 school year is winding down quickly, but the Belize Police Department and Scotia Bank are already thinking ahead to the next academic calendar.  That partnership has seen the [...]

Kids’ Outreach Program Continues With Ziplining Tour

Since his transfer to Belize City several weeks ago, Region One Commander Howell Gillett has been on a relentless outreach to at-risk youths across the south side of Belize City.  [...]

Youths Talk HIV/AIDS

The 2017 report on HIV by the Ministry of Health is pending, but the 2016 statistical data shows that there were two hundred and twenty-five new infections reported for that [...]