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Inmates at Belize Central Prison Top National Online High School Program

Over the years, we have been covering a lot of what goes on behind the walls of the Belize Central Prison. Tonight we bring you an uplifting story of two [...]

Enrichment – what is it and how does it help the animals at the Belize Zoo?

Last week we showed you what it takes to feed the animals at the Belize Zoo. In our second part of the story – we give you a look at [...]

The Belize Zoo to host a soft re-opening this weekend!

The best little zoo in the world will re-open with a bang – for a soft launch this weekend. Three new educational ambassadors will make their debut this weekend. Today, [...]

A twenty-five year old dies when his motorcycle collided into a tractor

A horrible traffic accident early this morning claimed one life on a main thoroughfare. It happened in the village of Trinidad up north where a twenty-five year old resident on [...]

Heads of Government of CARICOM Meet in St. Lucia

The fortieth ordinary meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM is underway in Saint Lucia.  The CARICOM Single Market and Economy which aims to facilitate the free [...]

License Plates Fee to Increase

The Belize City Council will increase the cost of new license plates for vehicles. The new price will be thirty-five dollars and it’s scheduled to take effect on March fifteenth. [...]

A Chinese Proprietor is Robbed in Maya Center

Chinese businessman Jinhong Zhuang reported to police that he was robbed in Maya Center Village in South Stann Creek on Tuesday night by four male persons.  According to the thirty-one-year-old [...]

Woman Threatened by Another with Gun in Belama

The evening news is often littered with stories of gun violence, portraying males as the sole perpetrators of incidents where other males are victims of armed assaults.  Tonight, however, there [...]

Ministry of National Security puts out a release on the death of Etana Bennett

While the police on Monday did not confirm that the murder of three-year-old Etana Bennett was a result of gang rivalry, higher up in the Ministry of National Security, a [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Branch Chair Wants Dialogue with G.O.B. and the Millers

The projected prices for raw sugar sold to the European Union and on the world market have been on a downward trend. A decrease in profits was expected, despite the [...]

Shane Vellos says Cop Broke His Arm!

Shane Vellos says Placencia Police locked him up last Thursday evening because someone named him in a theft. The twenty-one-year-old says that he was wrongly accused and later released without [...]

A Caretaker is Charged for the Predawn Burglary of Portofino on Ambergris Caye

Portofino Resort on northern Ambergris Caye was burglarized in the predawn hours of Sunday, the thief making off with a pair of strong boxes containing sixteen thousand dollars in various [...]

Cabbie’s Last Fare Leads to Murder

The extended Commonwealth Holiday weekend was an exceptionally violent and bloody one across the country, with murders, disappearances and road traffic accidents being reported as early as Saturday morning.  The [...]

Regulator would be “crazy” to shut off phones

With a permanent injunction now in force on the P.U.C. from collecting, might it decide to withdraw the approval and potentially cripple Speednet’s reach across Belize? The company has more [...]

On crazy night in the City, Jermaine Carr ambushed and shot dead; minor and woman injured

On Wednesday night, Belize City became a war zone. In a matter of hours five people were injured in gun violence and another lost his life. A minor, the third [...]

Andy Rhaburn Faces More Charges for Carmelita Terror

Additional charges of attempted murder and use of deadly means of harm have been brought against twenty-six-year-old Andy Rhaburn.  The Carmelita resident is accused of killing his mother, Braulia Pech, [...]

NWC’s Ann-Marie Williams Headed for CARICOM Post

Ann-Marie Williams is moving on up. She is leaving her Executive Director position with the National Women’s Commission (NWC) for a regional job. Williams is heading to the CARICOM Secretariat [...]

Why Did Joselin Dominguez, 21, Die?

On Friday evening, a young woman was discovered dead in a room in Bella Vista Village in the south. Police officers visited the location and observed the body of twenty-one-year-old [...]

Football Votes Saturday – Who Do the Ministers Want?

The Football Federation of Belize convenes this Saturday for the election of a new president.  With Acting President Marlon Kuylen having stepped aside, the race sees four candidates vying for [...]

Healthy Living: the Central Lab Shows Off New Technology

There is a significant upgrade in technology at the Central Laboratory in Belize City. The lab has acquired new equipment that will increase capacity and time for blood screening. Tonight [...]

Litigants in Mek Mi Rich Case Forced to Wait

‘Mek Mi Rich’ – it was the televised lottery game that Corozal businessman Curtis Swasey says he came up with and took to Belize Telemedia Limited a few years ago. [...]

No Conch Till October; Fisheries Seize Haul in Turneffe

The Fisheries Department and Belize Audubon Society carried out a joint operation Friday and Saturday which netted almost two thousand pounds of illegally harvested conch – of a market value [...]

Orange Walk Housewife Vanishes

Have you seen Miriam Vasquez Alcoser? The forty-five-year-old resident of San Lazaro Village in Orange Walk has been missing since last week. Last Friday, Juan Alcoser told police that his [...]

Police plan review of yet another Tower Hill incident

The police department says it has commenced an investigation into the tear-gassing of protestors and the roughing up of Marisol Amaya at the hands of the Special Patrol Unit.  According [...]

Leads Scarce in Gilroy Martinez Murder Investigation

On Monday, we reported on the murder of thirty two year old Gilroy Martinez of Curl Thompson Street in Belize City. Martinez was shot in the head around eight on [...]