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Contract signed for $40 million airport expansion

Yesterday’s top story involved the signing of an agreement to construct a hundred million dollar cruise terminal in Belize City. One day later, we lead with news that contracts have [...]

Belizean drowns in Rio Hondo

Authorities in Mexico have confirmed that a Belizean who died in the Rio Hondo on Monday was a victim of drowning. According to reports, eighteen-year-old Jorge Cantun of Santa Clara [...]

San Pedro watchman died of suffocation

Another post-mortem, this one conducted in Belize, has revealed that San Pedro security guard Francisco Almendarez suffocated to death. It is recalled that Almendarez, watchman at Fido’s Bar and Restaurant, [...]

Police look closely at Heineken heist

Today Belize City police are investigating a report made by a deliveryman who claims he was held up and robbed of several thousand dollars. The incident occurred around eleven-thirty on [...]

Defendant beats murder and manslaughter raps

On Last night’s newscast we reported that Brenton Lewis, on trial in connection with the 2003 killing of Marlon Budd, had been acquitted on the murder charge, but the jury [...]

Browns? court date postponed; did cops fear trouble?

And while one defendant walked, two others had their day in court postponed. Brothers Andrew and Floyd Brown, although scheduled to appear today before Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord in connection [...]

Prosecutors leave court for a week of training

This week Magistrate’s Courts nationwide have been quiet as the Chief Justice agreed to suspend all trials to allow police and civilian prosecutors to undergo special training. Those sessions, sponsored [...]

Seminar looks at biodiversity accords

Because Belize is so blessed with an abundance of animal and marine life and has an extensive network of national parks and reserves, Belizeans might sometimes take it all for [...]

Lake I pageant helps kids with school fees

It may not have the cachet of Rossy War at the Princess or the practicality of the car show at Old Belize… but if you and the family attend this [...]

Photo competition has winners smiling

And while children happily practiced for Little Miss Lake I this afternoon, on the other side of town, other Belizean kids were also capturing the spotlight. The theme for this [...]