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Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou arrives in Belize

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is on Belizean soil for his first state visit to Belize. On arrival on a private jet, he was given an impressive ceremonial welcome by a [...]

Stevedores protest over working conditions at Port

The Port of Belize employs more than two hundred stevedores to load and unload ships arriving and leaving our shores. But this morning instead, a small group lifted placards as [...]

Christian Workers Union says Labor Dept. is dragging its feet

But the Christian Workers’ Union’s problems do not end with the Port of Belize; they also contend that the Labour Department has not been responding to their requests in a [...]

Anti-violence protest casts black eye on San Pedro police…

The number of demonstrators was lower than anticipated, but the energy was high among protestors in San Pedro AC, where two primary schools and others took to the streets today. [...]

…And the island’s top cop says the Wilsons exaggerated

The march today was not a bright spot for the police department. In our story aired last week, the Wilson’s also alleged that Officer Mark Martinez attacked them when they [...]

B.N.T.U. upset about potential transfer of 70 teachers

Earlier in the newscast, we reported on protests in Belize City and San Pedro and it appears that there’s trouble brewing in the south for another union, the B.N.T.U. Teachers [...]

18yr old entrepreneur wins “Growing up C.E.O.” trip

Youth Business Trust Belize is a program which offers assistance to entrepreneurs in areas of loan financing, training and mentoring. Among the many that have participated, one was chosen for [...]

Jury finds Brian Herrera guilty of 2005 murder

The crime was committed almost four years ago and today, it took more than five hours of deliberation for a jury to find twenty-four year old Brian Herrera guilty of [...]

Jin Tian Chen pleads guilty to Handling Stolen Goods

Meanwhile, thirty year old businessman, Jin Tian Chen, pleaded guilty today to a charge of Handling Stolen Goods. Jin was found in possession of a laptop computer that was stolen [...]

Suspect detained for two robberies within 30 minutes

A man who is the suspect in two robberies is being detained tonight by police. According to twenty-two year old Christopher Carter, at about ten-thirty Tuesday night, a man with [...]

Driver involved in fatal hit and run faces 9 charges

Stephen Palacio has been on the run since this past Saturday evening when six year old Jose Garcia Junior was knocked down and killed at the intersection of Amara Avenue [...]

Influenza scares consumers away from pork

The H1N1 virus no longer seems to pose a threat but its initial name “Swine Flu” certainly caused a scare among pork lovers. The Ministry of Agriculture reports that since [...]

B.T.I.A.’s survey says recession effects not so bad

Members of the Belize Tourism Industry Association and other industry stakeholders gathered today at the Radisson for B.T.I.A.’s Bi-Annual General Meeting. The event usually serves the dual purpose of bringing [...]

Reports say Red Bull cola gives more than just wings

And this news, there are startling reports about the well known energy drink, Red Bull Cola. Since last Friday, six states in Germany have banned and removed the energy drink [...]