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Boy, 13, Shot after Allegedly Pulling Weapon on Police

There are two versions about the police shooting of a minor over the weekend.  The thirteen-year old remains hospitalized tonight after being shot multiple times on Saturday evening. The Pitter [...]

Another Suspected Drug Plane Makes Wet Drop in the North

Just before news time last Thursday, our newsroom received reports of a suspected drug plane being tracked by local authorities heading north. Despite checks made in Corozal and Orange Walk, [...]

Courts Corozal Sacked by Thieves for $5,000

Just before news time on Friday, there was an armed robbery at a popular business establishment.  Police are looking for two persons of interest in connection with the brazen robbery [...]

4, including Police Man, Caught in Heavy Weed Bust

A sizeable drug bust over the weekend has resulted in the arrest of a police officer in the Orange Walk District.  Twenty-two-year-old Braiden Robateau is assigned to the San Ignacio [...]

In Dangriga, Man Ends Life after Pursuit by Cops

It is our policy not to report on suicides, however, an incident this afternoon in Dangriga has left the community in shock.  Maurrice Serrano, identified as the driver for Mayor [...]

A First-hand Account of Surviving Deadly Guatemala Volcano Eruption

As many as sixty-two persons have lost their lives since the eruption of the Fuego volcano in El Rodeo Village near Antigua, Guatemala on Sunday.  A river of lava discharged [...]

Authorities Say Nearly 2 million Affected; Aid Requests Coming

According to reports from Guatemala’s Institute of Forensic Sciences, volcanic ash has already blanketed a twelve-mile radius and winds could carry the dark gray cloud even farther.  Authorities have called [...]

Opposition Calls On Belizeans to Help

The death toll continues to rise from Sunday’s eruption of Volcan de Fuego near Antigua, Guatemala, with more than sixty persons confirmed dead and many more feared lost under the [...]

Albert Getting Hot; Police Called in to Calm Voting Dispute

Earlier we heard about the P.U.P. statement on the deadly volcano that erupted in Guatemala killing as many as sixty persons so far. But the party has been going through [...]

Gov’t Hails Step Toward De-Listing Barrier Reef

A final decision is pending but after nine years, Belize’s Barrier Reef could no longer be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Danger. A preliminary decision by the [...]

Taiwanese Businessman Gets Home Invaded

A pair of thieves dressed as police officers got away with a serious amount of cash during a home invasion in Ladyville on Thursday night.  Taiwanese businessman Laing Gee Fong [...]

City Youth Stabbed Outside Civic Center

Since opening its doors to the public several weeks ago, the Belize City Center has been the venue of choice for various sporting and other entertainment activities.  The facility has [...]

Another Application of Bail for Murder

Could yet another accused murderer be out on bail by the end of this week? In the last fifteen months, no less than ten men accused of murder that have [...]

Altercation Leads City Men to Court

A city resident is accused of harm and damage to property following an altercation with his neighbor. It is not clear what led to the dispute between thirty-seven-year-old Jose Guzman [...]

Managing International Patent Cooperation

The Belize Intellectual Property Office hosted a seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty.  Belize acceded to the treaty in June 2000 and today, two intellectual property rights experts, including a [...]

Got an Invention? Get it Patented!

And on the topic of patents, BELIPO says that only a few Belizeans file applications for patents. According to the Deputy Registrar, if you have an invention, you can go [...]

HRCU Provides Grants to Deserving Youngsters

As any parent will tell you, it’s never too early to start thinking about back to school even with the current school year in its final weeks. Costs of education [...]

A Training in Mediation and Conciliation

The Ministry of Labour invited the International Labour Organisation to train about thirty persons in mediation and conciliation for this week. The training workshop which opened this morning includes senior [...]

Labour Reaches Out to Unions, Business

Labour Commissioner Ivan Williams tells us that his office believes that the mediation and conciliation training will be useful to ongoing and future labour dialogue. He says he believes that [...]

The Championship of Microsoft Excel

It’s perhaps the most recognized and used suite of software in the world, but how well do you really know Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the like? A [...]

Jaguars Held by Barbados; Tridents to Visit Belize in August

The national selection football team, the Belize Jaguars, is heading back home after playing a friendly match on Sunday in Barbados against that country’s national team, known as the Tridents. [...]

Sports Monday Covers Basketball Final

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of weekend sporting activities…]