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Southern Belize braces for tropical depression #16

Southern Belize is bracing for heavy rains from an erratic weather pattern meandering on the northern tip of Honduras. While Tropical Depression number sixteen has already crossed over land, it [...]

NEMO on high alert

But while the residents were busy packing up, officials of the National Emergency Management Organisation were on alert, ready to spring into full action. Ramon Frutos, Acting Chief Met Officer [...]

Classes in southern Belize postponed

And as the tropical depression sits on Honduras and residents prepare school schedules are being affected. So will there be classes on Thursday? That is the question that students all [...]

P.M. stands by decision to release Mexican soldiers

Prime Minister Barrow tried hard to explain today, the release of four Mexican soldiers who were nabbed by police for an undeclared and unlicensed firearm. According to Barrow, the decision [...]

Negotiators finalizing agreement to take dispute to ICJ

Much time was devoted today to the ground work to take the Guatemalan claim to Belizean territory before the International Court of Justice. According to Barrow, members of the head [...]

P.M. reveals how Venezuelan millions will be spent

The Venezuela millions, this is another topic that has been dominating the headlines this year. And while the twenty million has been handed over to the government by the Belize [...]

Mayor’s salary reverts to $6,000 a month

Last week Central Government bailed out the financially strapped Belize City Council by giving them almost a quarter million dollars. The funds came with a stern warning to get its [...]

Novelo’s stage protest over zoning of bus routes

Not only did the Prime Minister have to answer questions about the Mayor’s salary, today he also had to respond to charges by Tony and David Novelo that the government [...]

Mayan leader elected as Senate rep for N.G.O.s …

The process was long coming for the N.G.O.s as it would be the first time they would have a seat in the senate. And this morning according to their plan, [...]

… But Barrow says election is premature

But this morning’s elections has run into plenty trouble and according to Barrow in a press conference at just about the same time the N.G.O.s were voting, not so fast. [...]

Cynthia Pitts is new Ombudswoman

And while the APAMO appointment is in trouble, the appointment of Cynthia Pitts as ombudswoman was confirmed today. Pitts, an attorney by profession, is attached to the law firm of [...]

Salvadoran charged for unnatural crime with a dog

In this newscast, varying degrees of unthinkable crimes are reported from time to time, but bestiality is one that is not often heard of, much less reported. Today we report [...]

Man questioned for robbery, hands over gun

The Gun Amnesty Program is scheduled to end on October thirty-first, but a Belize City man who did not hand in his, is facing eight years in jail for an [...]

West brothers, Shawn Edwards charged for robberies

And in other news from the courts, two robbers have been spared a five-year prison term and paid for their crime with cash. Today, twenty-three year old Charles West and [...]

Joseph and Delanni are 1st Duets champs

And the winner is … Last night’s grand finale of Duets was both intense and exciting after thirteen weeks of gruelling competition. The results of text voting placed the duo [...]