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Ammonia leak at shrimp farm causes scare

It was the kind of industrial accident that could have turned out much worse. And although this morning’s leak of deadly ammonia gas at the Nova Shrimp Farm did not [...]

Man wounded in Belize City shooting

The epidemic of violent shootings continues to rage across Belize City. On Thursday night twenty-two year old Dennis Gladden became the latest casualty when he took a bullet in the [...]

U.S. couple robbed in Hopkins

In other crime news, a U.S. couple residing in the beautiful seaside village of Hopkins has discovered that paradise is not without problems. Sixty-eight year old Katherine Cormier told police [...]

New investigators for immigration scandal

While police have received well deserved praise for their quick arrests in the Paslow fire and several recent shootings, their record is much less impressive when it comes to non [...]

35 officers graduate from police course

A graduation ceremony held today in Belize City may not signal a speed-up in the immigration investigation, but it just may help decrease the crime rate in the future. News [...]

Nutrition quiz seeks to improve diet

In the States there’s a growing debate about the eating habits of teenagers, most of whom seem to be addicted to a diet of Big Macs, fries and a super [...]

New private ward opens at K.H.M.H.

A few short years ago it seemed like a decent hospital room was hard to find. But today a host of new medical facilities are actually advertising their quality care. [...]

Children feel effects of violent crime

As we reported last night, the theme of this year’s Mental Health Day involves the effect of violence on young people. In February of this year, on the occasion of [...]