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Dangrigans protest hospital conditions

They took to the streets in the mid-morning sun, determined to have their say, even though they had more complaints than protestors. That was the scene this morning as angry [...]

Minor to be charged for murder

Following the brazen murder on Wagner’s Lane on Thursday evening, police say they now have the gunman in custody. According to police, three hours after the shooting, the prime suspect, [...]

Man stabbed in neck during fight

On Thursday night another argument ended in blood, this time across town. Twenty-nine year old Henry Gaynair told police that he and his brother, Clinton Robateau, were near Castle Street [...]

Guat. Ambassador: border dispute must be settled

In mid-July of this year, delegations from both Belize and Guatemala met in Washington as part of the negotiating process aimed primarily at settling the border dispute between the two [...]

P.S.U. condemns I.M.F. policies

Tomorrow, the Belize Public Service Union will join other public sector unions both regionally and internationally in condemning certain policies of the International Monetary Fund. September twenty-ninth is being observed [...]

Belize celebrates “Older Persons Week”

Over the next week, “wiser” men and women throughout Belize will be honoured with a series of activities as part of “Older Persons Week.” According to Santos Diaz, second vice-president [...]

A traditional healer’s story

Growing old is a fact of life, but with the years come the wisdom of experience. Tonight, we air the first of five documentaries on older Belizeans whose life stories [...]

Daylight shooting kills young father

It’s been hard not to notice that the Belize City crime scene has been uncharacteristically quiet lately. But late this evening another gunshot echoed through the streets, claiming one more [...]

Police in high speed chase with car jacker

For months now, Toyota Camrys and Corollas have been staples for car jackers. It’s been suspected that there was a set master key changing hands for quite some time and [...]

Dangrigans to protest Southern Regional

In August, the actions of officials of the Southern Regional Hospital were called into question when it was revealed that a baby’s corpse had been left in the hospital’s morgue [...]

Body and bag searches routine at P.G.I.A.

Three weeks after the terrorist attacks in the United States, airport security officers all over the world continues to impose stringent security checks. In Belize, it’s the same story. The [...]

Fifty families get CUBEL houses in Burrell Boom

On Sunday, there will be a boom in pride in the Belize District when fifty families get the keys for new homes. Project “Fresh Pond” in the village of Burrell [...]

Hostel residents dine in style

On Wednesday, living conditions at the youth hostel in the Belize District improved significantly as a new dining facility was officially opened. The building, located at mile twenty-one and a [...]

No hurricanes so far, but are we ready?

In mid-August when Tropical Storm Chantal came calling, the islands of Caye Caulker and San Pedro became ghost towns in a matter of hours and sheets of plywood were selling [...]

Three charged in credit union theft

Three high level employees of Mount Carmel Credit Union in Benque Viejo were today arrested and charged in what may be the biggest embezzlement case in the nation’s history. The [...]

Bz. City man charged in rape of 3-year-old stepson

The rape of a man or a woman is a horrible crime but when an innocent child becomes the victim, we see just how much evil exists in our society. [...]

Handbook launched to make schools friendly

When home isn’t a safe place for children, hopefully school is. Today, the Ministry of Education and UNICEF joined forces to create a guide to help teachers create a friendly [...]

New clinic for Pickstock

Today the people of Pickstock welcomed a new addition to their division…a health clinic. The clinic is the brainchild of PUP standard bearer Godfrey Smith and will provide basic health [...]

Attorney General says Meerabux appeal will fail

The Attorney General also took the opportunity to offer his comments on the Meerabux case. According to Smith, the Supreme Court justice who was recently removed from office by the [...]

Apartment building opens for Kelly St. residents

Providing shelter for citizens who need it is not an unusual occurrence but it’s still nice to get a look at the grateful tenants. Today, the keys were distributed in [...]

City students compete in nutrition quiz

With the spelling bee, drug awareness quiz, story telling and elocution contests, there is no shortage in Belize of student competitions. But today we witnessed another academic encounter that seems [...]

Employee held in credit union embezzlement

Employees helping themselves to company cash is not a particularly unusual occurrence, but when someone walks away with more than half a million dollars, something is wrong, very wrong. That’s [...]

Meerabux lawyer cancels press conference

Earlier this month Governor General Sir Colville Young informed Supreme Court Justice George Meerabux that he has been removed from office based on several allegations of misconduct during his tenure [...]

BTL shareholders meeting set for Friday

On Friday evening Belize’s largest and most profitable publicly held company holds its annual general meeting. This one may spark some fireworks as BTL’s directors are considering withholding a portion [...]

Cyclist injured, truck driver charged

Four vehicles were involved in an accident that has left one man hospitalised in the K.H.M.H. The accident took place around 10:00 this morning near Nargusta Street on Central American [...]