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Toxic fumes send shrimp farm workers to KHMH

Employees of Nova Industries shrimp farm in Ladyville were rushed to the KHMH after an ammonia leak this morning. Reports to News Five are that several employees collapsed and others [...]

Cause of New River fish kill discovered

The Department of the Environment has solved the mystery behind a fish kill in the New River in the Orange Walk district last week. Their investigation revealed that hundreds of [...]

Girl reports being given sedative then raped

Several weeks ago the Ministry of National Security issued an alert about date rape drugs which could be administered in beverages. However, a young woman has reported to police that [...]

Government offers reward for info on child murders

The candlelight vigil this Monday night for the four murdered Belize City girls has been rescheduled to accommodate the children who want to attend. Myrtle Palacio, chairman for the National [...]

Prison promotes five, honors two

On July 14th, four inmates from the Hattieville Prison tried to escape. They were stopped before they even made it out of the cell whose lock they managed to break. [...]

Dead manatee found off Buttonwood Bay

Orange Walk residents may have had dead fish to deal with last week, but today a dead manatee was found near Buttonwood Bay in Belize City. It is still not [...]

BTL reports record profits

Since the beginning of its privatization in 1988 the corporate performance of Belize Telecommunications Limited has been nothing short of spectacular. This year has been no exception with B.T.L. posting [...]

Water taxis to service the South

Belize’s telecommunications monopoly is not the only business, which intends to respond to the changing needs of its customers. Water taxi operators are also making plans to cash in on [...]

Youths demand end to murders

Yesterday sixteen year old Kevin Forrester, a member of UNICEF’s Children’s Advisory Committee and thirteen year old Kendra Buller of NOPCA’s Children in Action sat down with a number of [...]