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Sherwin Yarwood is Belize’s 71st murder victim

Twenty days of peace on the streets of Belize City were shattered last night by a single gunshot, as shortly after dawn this morning police would discover the body of [...]

Police: There will be an inquest into Leslie Roger?s death

Tonight after much speculation regarding the status of the official investigation into the death of Leslie Rogers Jr., the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has commented on the [...]

Dangriga bus drivers strike; management says money is missing

Reports from Dangriga tonight are that bus drivers for the Novelo’s company have launched a two-day strike in protest of poor working conditions and malfunctioning equipment. According to a group [...]

Cab Sec appointed joint commissioner for Guat talks

In news from Cabinet, that executive body has appointed its secretary to serve as the Commissioner for Belize in the Belize Guatemala negotiations. Via a press release issued today, it [...]

Belize bids goodbye to hurricane season; but is it over?

Today marked the official end of what weather experts are calling an “incredibly active” hurricane season, with just about every record shattered. According to the National Meteorological Service, this year [...]

Educators: Many Bzean students are emotionally handicapped

ACE: Adult and Continuing Education, it’s not a new concept to Belize, but after an extended period of dormancy, the movement is being revived. According to administrators, the unit is [...]

Hostel students strive for better lives

Much of our coverage this week has focussed on women, but tonight we highlight the needs of some of our most vulnerable citizens, our children and their fight for a [...]

Fuel prices drop for second time this month

For the second time this month, fuel prices have actually gone down. The new prices at the pump are nine dollars and eight cents for premium, down eighteen cents from [...]

Tourists/police officer robbed at gunpoint on Caracol Road

A brazen hold up in the Cayo District on Monday ended with seven people being robbed at gunpoint, one of them a police officer. Tonight we understand that around nine [...]

4 men charged for robbery during Handyside fire

Police have made arrests in connection with Saturday’s destructive fire. According to court reports, today thirty-one year old Kevin Kelly, thirty-two year old Lincoln Allen, thirty year old Anthony Major, [...]

Arson suspect out on bail for stolen goods

Meanwhile, Ladyville police have arrested and charged a young woman after they found her neighbour?s stolen property in her living room. Twenty-one year old Elena Kerr appeared in Magistrate’s Court [...]

Zetina: Passport investigation stumped by crank calls

In August, it was the last thing the Immigration Department needed…a robbery within the very confines of it offices. Authorities would later discover some two hundred passports missing. In the [...]

Belize City man charged for shooting at police officers

A man accused of shooting in the direction of three police officers on Friday night near the Princess Hotel was charged today in Magistrate?s Court. Deshawn White was arraigned before [...]

CITCO: No one can fix traffic lights at Freetown intersection

For months, crossing the intersection at Cinderella Plaza has been a game of Russian roulette. The dangerous condition at one of the busiest parts of the city is attributed to [...]

Mother of nine pleads for public’s help to get surgery

In this next story, we introduce you to a woman who has endured more pain and suffering in the last twelve months than most will in a lifetime. Last November, [...]

Bzean author & students team up to promote reading

Exact figures for literacy rates in Belize are hard to come by, but experts agree that children today are reading far less than the generations before them. But one Belize [...]

Media workers gather to discuss HIV/AIDS coverage

With World AIDS Day just two days away, today the National AIDS Commission and Pan American Health Organization met with Belizean journalists to examine the reporting of HIV/AIDS in Belize. [...]

Activists focus on male role in gender based violence

In the fight to end gender based violence, it is clear that women have taken the lead, serving as primary advocates and publicly calling for an end to the suffering [...]

Northside fire leaves restaurant/guesthouse in ashes

In a city filled with wooden homes, the sight of thick black smoke rising above rooftops ignites fear in the hearts of many. Such was the case on Saturday afternoon [...]

Neighbour to be charged in Maxboro home fire

A young woman is in police custody tonight in connection with a home fire in the Maxboro community on the Northern Highway. According to police, one person has been detained [...]

Hummingbird Highway accident leaves one dead

In the west, a traffic accident on the Hummingbird Highway has claimed the life of a Belmopan resident. According to police reports, around eight on Saturday morning, twenty-eight year old [...]

Missing man?s family returns to U.S. after search ends

It has been two weeks since American citizen and retired teacher sixty-eight year old John Dresp went missing at sea during a snorkelling tour at Shark and Ray Alley just [...]

Police shooting victim’s family questions status of case

The family of the late twenty-one year old Leslie Rogers is in shock tonight following reports that the man accused of shooting their loved one will not be brought up [...]

Doctors and nurses discuss HIV/AIDS exposure

It’s a side of the war against HIV and AIDS that we don’t often hear about…the constant exposure doctors and nurses face by simply doing their jobs. Today, health care [...]

“Noh Matta Wat” is latest in local programming

Lack of local programming beyond the talk shows, news programmes and of course K.T.V., has always been a mark against Belizean broadcasting. But one group of enthusiastic young Belizeans are [...]