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Police recount kidnapped victim’s details of attack

Police investigations continue tonight into the brazen kidnapping of a Belize City businessman and his subsequent escape. Thirty-year-old George Herbert, a boat builder from Faber’s Road Extension told police that [...]

Facilitators ask for more time in Bz./Guat. talks

The talks in D.C. are over, but the Belizean delegation will return home without recommendations to the resolution of the territorial claim. According to a government press release, this morning [...]

B.E.L. responds to concerns about gas turbines

Blackouts are something Belizeans have had to grow accustomed to, but the inconvenience of it continues to be bothersome. On Thursday, Belize Electricity Limited and General Electric Package Power Incorporated [...]

Carnival posse celebrate mass camp style

It’s one of the most anticipated activities of the September celebrations: Carnival. The music, the dancing and especially those bright and daring costumes captivate Belizean spectators year after year. This [...]

Politics in Bz.: Candidates for the 2003 elections

In the coming months, Belizeans across the country can expect a deluge of political propaganda as the various parties herald their candidates. But in the sea of faces, it would [...]

Belize City man kidnapped; escapes unhurt

All over Belize City tonight, residents are mulling over possible motives behind the latest crime to shock the community to the core. While we are used to seeing the bloodshed [...]

Toledo woman charged with murder of baby

In other police news, a mother from the Toledo District has been arrested and charged with the murder of her own child. In April of this year, Punta Gorda police [...]

Yo Creek resident charged with attempted murder

Meanwhile, Orange Walk police have arrested and charged a villager from Orange Walk with attempted murder. According to police, on June twenty-second, Rene Miranda, a resident of Yo Creek Village [...]

Commission of inquiry to review Immigration Dept.

The ongoing investigation into the latest scandal to emerge from the Immigration Department has taken an unexpected turn. This morning, a government issued press release announced that Prime Minister Said [...]

Belizean students awarded for academic excellence

School is still out, but that doesn’t mean Belizean students aren’t making their mark. This morning, Aimee Flores of Holy Redeemer Primary School received a new desktop computer from Intelco, [...]

PACT writes big cheques to Belizean NGOs

Belize’s natural resources have been a constant source of pride and joy, but as more entrepreneurs dive into the tourism sector, there is a need to make sure that protection [...]

Conch Shell Bay resident latest murder victim

The echo of gunshots on the streets of Belize City has sadly become a fact-of-life, forcing many Belizeans to become unwilling witnesses to one murder after another. In the wee [...]

No proposals package yet in Bz/Guat talks

Tonight both Belizeans and Guatemalans are patiently waiting for the outcome of negotiations regarding the settlement of the centuries old territorial dispute. Delegations from both sides of the border remain [...]

UDP campaign launched with a bang

If your lamppost isn’t covered with political paraphernalia yet, wait, it will come. Election season is now in full swing, marked by the official launch of the UDP campaign on [...]

St. John’s Cathedral promotes annual food fest

For the past six years, the parishioners of St. John’s Anglican Cathedral have worked hard to restore their beloved building to its former glory. Progress has been constant, albeit slow, [...]

G.O.B. opens section five of Southern Highway

With new tourist destinations opening up in the south, the factor of getting visitors there as comfortably as possible is a huge consideration. But improvements to the Southern Highway are [...]

Parents: School expenses burdensome

For more than a few parents, the start of the new school year will come as a reprieve from the long months of summer. But alas, there is a downside. [...]

St. Michael’s students to stay home; no classrooms

But in Belize City, some students have an extra week of freedom because they’ve got their desks, their chairs but whoops, no classrooms. Approximately, one hundred and eight, second and [...]

Traffic accident leaves 6 prisoners injured

In the movies, a traffic accident involving a prison detail is usually part of an elaborate escape plan. But in real life, things play out a little differently. Around midday [...]

American Airlines steps up to help sick baby

On Monday night’s newscast, we featured the story of thirteen month old Jaesha Daly, who needs to get to the United States for urgent medical treatment. And tonight there is [...]

UDP launches campaign to march on Belmopan

Exactly four years ago today Belizeans went to the polls to vote in the general elections. After the ballots were tallied, the People’s United Party won twenty-six of twenty-nine seats. [...]

O.W. College changes address to expand campus

All around the country educators are working hard, cleaning classrooms, painting buildings and dusting off textbooks, all in an effort to get ready for the kids. But every year, there [...]

B.T.B. promotes September celebrations

With September only days away, the heat is on for the celebrations committee to get their act together and make last minute preparations for a month of festivities. But as [...]

Resource book on Belize published

The Belize Tourism Board has also been busy working on another project. Their latest publication, Belize Today: Its History, Culture and Ecosystems is an adaptation of the National Tour Guide [...]

Papa San returns in September for gospel concert

Whether you’re a fan of dancehall or into spiritual vibes, chances are you’ve heard the music of Papa San. The artist will be performing in Belize for a second time [...]