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Fleecing of the old capital: more revelations from CitCo audit

The result of an audit at City Hall was released some months ago, but few have seen a complete copy. That is because it contains highly damaging information about city [...]

Suspect charged for the year’s first murder

And in a development on the year’s first murder on January eighteenth: it has been two weeks since twenty-seven year old Salvador Martinez was fatally stabbed while trying to stop [...]

B.D.F. says claims of military incursions into Guatemala are false

The widely circulated Guatemalan newspaper, Prensa Libre, carried a provocative article this past Wednesday, claiming that members of the Belize Defence Force have been entering and raiding two villages on [...]

Villagers in the south lose crops during flooding

Also in the south, on our side of the border, there was a heavy downpour overnight and several farmers in at least two villages lost all their corn fields when [...]

A picture is worth a thousand words but PUC’s ride is worth a million dollars

Have you heard of the million dollar ride? It’s not decked out in with spinners on twenty inch titanium rims, but reports are that this clumsy looking white Toyota Land [...]

Belize City Emergency Management Organization plans for disaster

On Thursday in the Cayo district, a simulation exercise was held to test the preparedness of the National Emergency Management Organization. And in Belize City today, meetings began to discuss [...]

Lancelot caught three times attempting to burglarize Customs

They say try, try and one day you will succeed but it did not turn out quiet that way for a man who was adamant and determined to break into [...]

Former couple charged for having illegal ammunition

Following a house search on Goal Lane in Belize City, a tour guide, Xiomara Ceballos, along with her ex-common-law-husband, Trevor Henkis, a Bartender, were arrested for live rounds of prohibited [...]

Teachers team up and become better planners

Peer education is a popular learning technique that teacher’s employ by grouping students together who draw on each other’s strengths.  But have you heard of peer learning for teachers? If [...]

Belize Defence Force turns thirty-two

The B.D.F. soldiers turned out in numbers today to mark the force’s birthday. Now in its thirty-second year, the force has grown in numbers and skills and while it still [...]

Kidney dialysis patient, Jose Cruz, needs your help

He has been vocal on the quality of kidney dialysis treatment and now Jose Cruz is in need of your help.  Cruz is in danger of losing two of his [...]

Youths chop and kick their way to the top in karate competition

It’s not one of the dominant sports, but Karate is becoming increasingly popular among primary and secondary school students. It is being promoted, not only as an opportunity to learn [...]

Safiyyah finds animal magnetism at a moonlight concert

Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is What’s Happening Belize? If you wanna take a road trip this weekend then you can head down south to the Pelican Beach resort where [...]

Shian White found guilty of beating 2 year old child to death

It was a big story back in 2008 when a two year old girl was beaten to death by her own mother. Today, shortly before three o’clock this afternoon, the [...]

Seventeen year old shot to the back of his neck in front of his home

A Belize City youth was shot this afternoon.  The victim, a minor, was in his own neighborhood when he was gunned down just before two o’clock.  Seventeen year old Luis [...]

Murder victim’s family sent threats from deceased’s cell phone

There is more disturbing information coming from the family of twenty-three year old Christopher Galvez, who was murdered on the night of December twenty-second, 2009. It has been a messy [...]

City Council audits show high fuel bills for redundant departments

The special audit inspection into the affairs of the Belize City Council for the period of April 2003 to December 2008 looks specifically at the council’s maintenance of its accounting [...]

If Chalillo dam breaks, will NEMO be ready?

Two major rivers flow through the Cayo District and that makes the area prone to flooding. Today the National Emergency Management Organization tested its preparedness for such an eventuality. NEMO [...]

Ministry announces adjustments to education system

The Ministry of Education today announced a series of adjustments to the education system. The forum was a press conference presided by the Minister, Patrick Faber, to outline the changes [...]

Minister says scholarship recipients are playing ‘hocus-pocus’

Last week the Ministry came under fire from students who claimed that their scholarships were being taken away.  Today it was the Minister’s turn to respond – and according to [...]

Case falls apart and the first of three murder suspects freed

On February third of last year, the bodies of twenty-six year old James Swan and twenty-eight year old Eduardo Gutierrez were discovered in a shallow grave some seventeen miles north [...]

Bail granted to cop who allegedly released molester from custody

After spending two nights behind bars, the police officer believed to be responsible for the unlawful release of accused sex offender, Keon “Gambis” Williams, is out on bail. The thirty-five [...]

Shooting victim absent from trial; accused brothers freed

Two well-known brothers who have been in the news in a number of shooting incidents were today acquitted of the charge of use of deadly means of harm with the [...]

Minister of Education willing to help Tubal School

On Tuesday we reported that the Tubal Trade and Vocational school in Ladyville was contemplating sending home four teachers due to financial constraints.  The school’s founder, Lyndon Bailey, told the [...]

Grace Kennedy cooks up a creative calendar

Bringing good taste to life, that’s the slogan of Grace Kennedy Belize Limited. And that’s just what they did with their Creative Cooking Calendar that they launched today. It’s a [...]