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U.S. Coast Guard, Bz. police seize 1.5 tons of coke

The Belize Police Anti-Drug Unit earned a share in a major drug seizure when a U.S. Coast Guard operation netted over one thousand, five hundred pounds of cocaine. According to [...]

U.S. Embassy wants hot cars impounded

The Belize Government is under some serious pressure tonight from a familiar place over some familiar faces. According to Public Relations Officer for the United States Embassy in Belize, Edgar [...]

Newspaper says Carnival will build cruise port

His new vehicle may have a suspicious pedigree, but that has not stopped Belize City businessman Luke Espat from pulling off what appears to be a major financial coup. Tonight, [...]

Deposed C.E.O. finds new job at U.B.

He was one of those people who dropped out of sight following the March fifth elections, a casualty of highly publicized scandals in the Ministry of Education. But tonight, Dr. [...]

Nine exposed to SARS are from P.R.C., not Taiwan

Nine Chinese-Belizeans remain quarantined at home tonight as medical authorities continue to monitor them for symptoms of the deadly SARS virus. Contrary to what we reported on our newscast last [...]

Motorcyclist injured in traffic mishap

Tonight, a Belize City man is in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital suffering from head and body injuries sustained in a traffic accident around five this evening. According to twenty-year-old [...]

Blind pedestrians appeal to motorists

If you were driving in Belize City Thursday morning, you may have noticed a special group of pedestrians trying to compete with the cell phone, radio and traffic jams for [...]

Exhibition highlights Afro-Mexican culture

It opened last night to a capacity crowd evenly divided between visiting scholars and local aficionados. But the video and photographic exhibition was not the usual artistic fare presented at [...]

9 Chinese-Belizeans quarantined as SARS precaution

Belize’s rapid reaction to the global outbreak of the deadly SARS virus was, at the time, considered by many to be overly aggressive. Today, with the announcement that nine Belizeans, [...]

Caribbean credit unionists meet in Belize

Somewhere between the banks and…under the mattress, the credit unions of Belize are one of the most popular places to safeguard your money. This week members of the Caribbean Confederation [...]

Guardian Life moves into new home

Three years after setting up shop in Belize, Jamaica based Guardian Life has moved into a new home. On hand for the occasion was company C.E.O. Earl Moore, who told [...]

Jamaican entertainers invade Belize

Their parents know them as Craig, Rashaun, Xavier and Alistair along with their good friend Wallace Wilson. But to me, you and the rest of the Caribbean, they are the [...]

Hearing impaired hold spelling bee

We recently reported on the crowning of this year’s national spelling champion…but it turns out we may have been a bit premature. Patrick Jones has more. Patrick Jones, Reporting It [...]

New eye surgery now available in Belize

One of the most radical changes in Belizean life over the last decade has come in the field of medical care. While there are many advanced procedures, which remain unavailable [...]

Ground broken on Chalillo hydro project

It was a low-key affair, organised with little fanfare and even less advance notice. But make no mistake: what took place today in a remote corner of the Mountain Pine [...]

Slick highway trouble for motorists

Those people driving to the Chalillo site today can testify that the first rains signalling the end of the dry season made the Western Highway even more treacherous than normal. [...]

Suspects arrested in recent murders

Police may have been powerless to prevent the recent spate of shootings in Belize City, but they have worked quickly to arrest those they believe are responsible for the crimes. [...]

Pair charged in wounding of bystander

It did not take long for Belize City police to arrest Leonard Myers a.k.a. “Ghost” and Brandon Tillett for the shooting incident that occurred around two on Tuesday afternoon. According [...]

Thief caught red handed

It’s not everyday that the police catch a thief in the act of backing away his booty, but that’s what happened this morning in Belize City. The television, V.C.R. and [...]

Church donates books to govt.

They are not a high profile organisation, but today the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, better known as the Mormons, went public with a donation of books [...]

Gracie Rock man tops week 9 karaoke

There wasn’t an empty seat at the Club Calypso on Tuesday night as week nine of Channel 5′s Karaoke Television saw five contestants trying their best to win the hearts [...]

Talent and persistence overcome disability

This week is being observed as disability week and while there are many activities highlighting the situation of the disabled, the following story by Jacqueline Woods says a lot. Jacqueline [...]

P.M. welcomes Caribbean scholars

It was an affair that spoke volumes for the Caribbean, as more than four hundred scholars from across the region gathered for the official opening ceremonies of the twenty-eighth annual [...]

Four receive national honours

The highlight of last night’s ceremonies was the presentation of special national awards to four people who have made extraordinary efforts to improve the life of Belizeans and their peers [...]

Woman wounded in city shooting

Tonight twenty-six year old Ingrid Williams of a Trench Alley address in Belize City is recovering from a gunshot wound she sustained to her left hand. Witnesses, who did not [...]