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First guns turned in for amnesty

Twenty-four hours after the gun amnesty was launched…the first weapons are in. This afternoon a twelve-gauge shotgun and a thirty-eight special revolver were handed in to the office of Ombudsman [...]

Ladyville residents charged for firearms

And just because there’s an amnesty in effect it doesn’t mean the cops won’t be enforcing gun laws. A police press release today announced that as the result of a [...]

Cops catch car theft suspects

Police have also been successful in solving a type of crime that not long ago was virtually unknown in Belize: that is car theft. On Saturday night Michael Congers of [...]

Residents of hostel felled by fumes

On Wednesday night twenty children residing at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel, situated at mile twenty-one on the Western Highway, were overcome by fumes after a truck from the Public [...]

NOPCAN faces uncertain future

Since its inception in 1992, the National Organization for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect has been the nation’s most forceful advocate for the well-being of the our youngest [...]

Council formulates policy on ageing

The National Council on Ageing is meeting this week in Belize City to formulate a National Plan of Action for the Elderly. Chairperson of the Council, Kamela Palma, says that [...]

Girls vie for Miss Teen title

This weekend the stage at the Belize City Centre will be taken over by a bevy of beauties competing for the title of Miss Teen Belize. Each of the seven [...]

Belize canoeists do well in U.S.

Our female softball champions placed a disappointing fourth last week in San Salvador and reports from Santo Domingo indicate that our athletes in the Pan American Games are finishing well [...]

Photographic exhibition opens at Image Factory

It’s a form of art that requires a sharp eye, a steady hand and plenty of patience. And few Belizeans have mastered those requirements better than the subject of this [...]