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Escaped prisoners recaptured

Two inmates who escaped from the Youth Enhancement Academy are tonight back behind bars at the Hattieville Prison. The prisoners, twenty-one year old John Elijio and twenty-two year old Fredrick [...]

Transport Minister testifies in Tower Hill Inquiry

The fourth day of the Commission of Inquiry into the Tower Hill riot was anything but dull. Transport Commissioner Glen Arthurs took the stand along with a ballistics expert, Albert [...]

Minister of Health meets with doctors

Doctors from the Northern Regional Hospital will resume normal duties as of Monday, September third. At a meeting today in Orange Walk between Minister of Health Jose Coye and the [...]

Organisations meet to protect marine resources

In 1996, The Belize Barrier Reef along with seven other marine protected areas was declared World Heritage Sites. But as Belize develops, these sites have come under increased pressure, threatening [...]

Int’l food fest scheduled for Saturday

It will cost the restoration committee over half a million dollars to finish repairing the St. John’s Cathedral. So far, approximately one hundred and twenty thousand dollars have been spent [...]

Environmental assessment on Chalillo concluded

Now that the Environmental Impact Assessment on the Macal River Upstream Storage Facility Project, better known as Chalillo, has been completed, BECOL is hoping to get the green light from [...]

Fire victims appeal for help

On Wednesday, the Guardado family lost all their possessions after a fire destroyed the house they were renting at number eleven Plues Street. It’s not the first time they have [...]

Capt. Borland testifies at Tower Hill inquiry

When a commission of inquiry was established to investigate the incident at Tower Hill, there were a few of us who believed the truth would be revealed. But as News [...]

Docs in O.W., Belize City and Cayo “go slow”

Long waits to see any doctor at a public hospital are a fact of Belizean life. But it is a big deal when doctors say they won’t show up to [...]

Police constable arrested for drugs

Tonight, a police officer is spending the night in “lock down” after he was caught with drugs. According to reports, earlier today, police searched the home of thirty-one year old [...]

Two escape from Y.E.A.

If you’re in the habit of picking up hitchhikers, be warned: two young men convicted of burglary are out on the loose. Sometime around 8:30 Wednesday night, the men, identified [...]

Goldson to receive Order of Belize

Today it was announced that Belizean icon Phillip Goldson is to be honoured with the Order of Belize. Goldson has been recognised as a significant contributor to the life and [...]

Minimum wage to go up?

In the midst of this week’s labour disputes, it seems ironic that today the Ministry of Labour hosted a seminar aimed at improving employee-employer relationships in an efficient business environment. [...]

San Cas U.B. take game two

The people in the stands varied from die hard b-ball fans to first timers, but they were all there to witness the game that would make or break the B.T.L. [...]

Wish Willy recipe of the week

The Caye Caulker chef is back on the beach tonight and he’s got another recipe for you to try. Armed with a red snapper and other local seasonings, Maurice is [...]

Nurses in the north threaten strike

The nursing staff at the Northern Regional Hospital is so frustrated with their working conditions, they have threatened to take industrial action if things do not improve. At an emergency [...]

Riot act read wrong at Tower Hill?

Proceedings of the commission charged to investigate the incident at the Tower Hill Bridge took a surprising twist today. Chairman of the commission, Justice Christopher Blackman, told those present that [...]

Man’s body found on Albert Street

If you use Albert Street to get to work in the morning, no doubt you’ve seen your fair share of strewn bodies trying to sleep off hangovers. But this morning [...]

CARICOM: Meddling Gov’ts scare investors

The public education campaign hosted by CARICOM regarding the Caribbean Court of Justice and Single Market continued today in Belize City. But while the audience might have been small, the [...]

Man at Work exhibit

Artist Terryl Godoy is the Man at Work. This week he’s working hard to make sure everyone knows about his latest exhibition called “Have This, Have That.” Godoy says he [...]

China donates $700,000 to Min. of Foreign Affairs

The Republic of China has donated close to a million dollars to the Belize Government. On Tuesday, Ambassador Charles Tsai presented a check for just over seven hundred thousand dollars [...]

Foot and Mouth workshop launched

The images on television illustrating the impact of the Foot and Mouth disease in Europe are still vivid in the minds of livestock producers here in Belize. Despite the fact [...]

HMS Coventry anchors in Belize

If you’ve got really good eyes, on a clear day you might have noticed a big boat on the horizon. That’s the HMS Coventry, anchored four miles outside Belize City. [...]

13 go for Queen of the Bay crown

One highlight of the National Celebrations has always been the Queen of the Bay Pageant. This year there is no shortage of contestants, with thirteen young women dying to walk [...]

Baby’s body in morgue freezer ten months

The horrors confined to hospital corridors are seemingly endless but just when you think you’ve heard it all, a story like this one comes along. The body of a baby [...]