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Nigerian security guard shot in robbery attempt

A security guard on duty at a Belize City meat shop clings to life after thwarting a robbery on Saturday afternoon. Thirty-six year old Nigerian, Daniel Akigoyoubi, an employee of [...]

Mom tries to poison 2 kids, then herself

Over the weekend a mother of five attempted to kill two of her children and then take her own life. Police report that on Saturday morning, twenty-four year old Kathleen [...]

Thieves loot Turton Library

Over the weekend a thief or thieves broke into the Turton Library on North Front Street and made off with a good portion of the facility’s audio visual equipment. According [...]

Chiste is UDP nominee in Dangriga

In political news the UDP has nominated a familiar face to contest the Dangriga constituency in the next general election. Russell “Chiste” Garcia, who held the seat from 1993 to [...]

Video presentation looks at Guatemalan claim

One issue that has been put above party politics is the Guatemalan claim to Belize. With the recent OAS sponsored negotiating process about to culminate later this month in Washington, [...]

Delegation heads to CARICOM Summit in Bahamas

A delegation led by Prime Minister Said Musa left the country today en route to the Bahamas for the twenty-second CARICOM Summit. The meeting, which opens on Tuesday, will deal [...]

Health inspectors hit Albert Street

In Belize the term “nine days wonder” has come to signify an effort that starts off with much fanfare but soon fades off into the oblivion of official inaction. Some [...]

$65,000 lotto jackpot unclaimed

It may not have quite the same impact as the recent one hundred and forty-one million U.S. dollar lottery jackpot in California, but Saturday’s lotto draw here in Belize has [...]

Six Courts contestants chosen

Six lucky customers were selected today to compete in the second “Catch the Cash” promotion at Courts. They are Gustavo Turcios representing the Dangriga store, Solomon Mas from Belmopan, Julio [...]

Dr. Avila moves to post at CARICOM

The chief executive officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Marcelino Avila, will be leaving his post to take up a position with the CARICOM Secretariat in Guyana. Avila, who [...]

Belmopan receives master plan from Mexico

The City of Belmopan, after a quarter century of sluggish growth, is experiencing something of a population boom. In order to cope with the rapid expansion the Mayor and City [...]

Officials get help dealing with teens

A course designed to teach adults how to understand and work with teenagers is being held at the University of West Indies School of Continuing Studies. The course was first [...]

Yabra and Belmopan will meet for football title

Good evening I’m James and we thank you for climbing aboard this journey on Sports Monday. The final week of the B.F.L. playoff schedule found Builders Hardware Bandits of Belmopan [...]