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Palacio arrives to kick off youth initiative

Although he has been described in the local media as an “NBA superstar” Milton Palacio would be the first to disagree with the hype. In three years of professional basketball, [...]

Youth detained in drive-by shooting

That initiative cannot get underway too soon as Belizean youths continue to attack each other on a daily basis. This morning in Belize City a driveby shooting left one man [...]

Security guard loses pistol to gunmen

As long as there are guns, there will be shootings…and today one more firearm is in criminal circulation. According to police reports, twenty-year-old security guard David Baptist was on duty [...]

Murder suspect taken into custody

Mayflower Street is back in the news tonight…and not because of a politician’s visit or community cleanup campaign. It’s the vicinity where police this morning apprehended one of their most [...]

Corection on names of drug defendants

And a correction to a story we ran last night… The names of the four defendants in last year’s three thousand pound cocaine bust, the biggest drug trafficking case in [...]

Orange Walk man wins record lotto jackpot

They say that all good things must come to an end, but this ending was a happy one–at least for one man who this afternoon cashed in a record lotto [...]

Fiddlers return for tenth tour

Their first concert here was ten years ago, and a decade later the group known a Fiddlers on the Reef is still going strong. The classical musicians from several California [...]

Accident victim makes miraculous recovery

There are days when the evening news seems like nothing more than a long litany of shootings, stabbings and horrific automobile accidents. And while most of these events end sadly [...]

Strong performances continue at festival

The fun at the Festival of Arts continued last night at Belize City’s Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. Judging from the stylish moves on stage, the local entertainment industry is poised [...]