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Fatal stabbing behind Commercial Centre

The country’s three-week respite from murder ended today when two men stabbed each other early this morning in Belize City. And while the police say it was not the first [...]

Youth convicted of murdering elderly vendor

A jury has convicted a twenty-one year old man from Corozal of murdering a seventy-six year old orange vendor. The twelve member jury deliberated for four hours and found Harvey [...]

Jury acquits woman of 2001 manslaughter

Also in the Supreme Court today, a young woman was acquitted of manslaughter charges in a case dating back four years. A jury found Emelia Roberts-Armstrong not guilty of the [...]

Tour guide and carver charged with incest

A tour guide from the Belize District and his wood carver cousin were charged with incest today following allegations that they both had sexual relations with a fourteen year old [...]

National Transport buses to be impounded

It’s official: National Transport buses will not be allowed to continue operating. But the Novelo brothers aren’t taking the decision by the Transport Board lying down. Today there were two [...]

New tax will be introduced in the House on Friday

It is sure be one of the highlights at tomorrow’s meeting of the House of Representatives at the National Assembly in Belmopan: the G.S.T. or Goods and Services Tax. By [...]

Citrus prices up

There is no doubt that Belize has been lucky this year avoiding all the devastating hurricanes that raged around us. Now, in addition to that narrow escape we also find [...]

PACT awards 11 grants for conservation projects

Today the Protected Areas Conservation Trust gave out a record eleven grants for projects designed to help conserve, protect, and sustain Belize’s natural resources. Almost three hundred and sixty-five thousand [...]

Climate change media handbook released

Today, The Belize National Meteorological Service and the Mainstreaming Adaptation to Climate Change Project officially launched “Concepts and Issues in Climate Change: A Handbook for Caribbean Journalists.” The publication is [...]

Pen Cayetano exhibition opens at Mexican Institute

Belizean artist and Punta rock musician Pen Cayetano may live in Germany, but every year he makes the pilgrimage home to Belize to join in the Garifuna Settlement Day celebrations. [...]