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Anthony “King” Major condition deteriorates

On Monday night, Anthony “King” Major spoke to News Five from his hospital bed. Major was gunned down last Friday night in the vicinity of Hyde’s Lane. He told us [...]

Mayflower Street woman robs again

A resident of Mayflower Street, thirty-one year old Shemika Trapp, is fast becoming one of the few well known female crooks. Today she was in court charged with Robbery, her [...]

Two adults and two minors charged for Burglary

Two adults and two minors were charged with Burglary today after police allegedly caught them in the act. But the Ladyville residents, twenty-five year old Lionel Brigal and twenty-four year [...]

Belize observes World Aids Day

HIV/AIDS will be the primary focus of activities taking place on Wednesday, as Belize observes World AIDS Day. But the churches got a head start on the discussions with a [...]

The end of the 2010 Hurricane Season

The 2010 hurricane season officially ends today. During the months of June to November, there were three scares but the category one hurricane called Richard hit Belize hard when it [...]

Murder on La Isla Bonita

As the high tourism season cranks up, one of the top destinations recorded its third murder in the past month. A laborer met his death on Sunday morning in San [...]

Paralyzed from shooting, Anthony “King” Major relives incident

The violence was not confined to San Pedro, in the city a man who is no stranger to the courts, was violently shot on Friday night. In June of 2009, [...]

Vision Inspired by the People wants Edmund Castro Investigated

Since Edmund Castro was fired from Cabinet last week Thursday, several organizations have been calling for more to be done to clear the air about Castro’s wrongdoing.  One argument put [...]

Caribbean Court of Justice considers case of two former ministers

The Caribbean Court of Justice has reserved ruling in a case that could determine whether the government can take action against two ministers for financial losses suffered by the state. [...]

No farewell songs for heavily criticized former BTB Chairman, Michael Singh

Major changes were announced today in the tourism industry with the formal announcement that the Chief Executive Officer of the Belize Tourism Board is moving on to the investment arm [...]

APAMO offers to help Gov’t to save World Heritage Site

The Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage along with the Association of Protected Management Organization (APAMO) received a boost when UNESCO shared its sentiments against offshore drilling for oil. Belize’s [...]

Tourism Minister in talks with UNESCO on Barrier Reef

The Ministry of Tourism also weighed in its formal position on the possible delisting of Belize’s Barrier Reef as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO at its press conference today.  [...]

Popular medication recalled from store shelves

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has initiated a voluntary recall of all product lots of Children’s BENADRYL, and Allergy FASTMELT Tablets, in cherry and grape flavors, that were distributed [...]

Bragging rights! Benque Viejo is the cleanest town in the country

While Belize City has been in the news recently for its mounting garbage problems and littered streets, in the western region of the country, a community is becoming well known [...]

470 cops sit in classrooms for promotional exams

There was a flood of uniformed officers at Gwen Lizarraga High School compound this past Saturday. But the cops weren’t chasing violence; the school was one of several locations countrywide [...]

No Aps. to save man who did not return Apple iPhone

In the courts, an employee of Old Belize, thirty year old Michael Usher, was arraigned this morning on a single count of Theft for allegedly stealing a four hundred dollar [...]

Where will the dead sleep?

We have reported that the Lord Ridge Cemetery is running out of burial plots to bury the City’s dead. At last count, there were only seven spaces left. The City [...]

It’s a jungle out there, Zoo animals ready for human visitors

Since Hurricane Richard’s fury left many of the animals at the Belize Zoo without their habitats, staff members at the facility, with the help of volunteers, have been feverishly trying [...]

And the winner is Annlyn Apolonio, Queen of the Jewel 2010-2011

In the world of pageantry, the first ever Queen of the Jewel was held on Saturday night at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts.  Ten young ladies representing different [...]

Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The softball community converged on Roger’s Stadium yesterday to pay respect to a fallen hero of the sport, Charles Solis, [...]

Barrier Reef in Danger and may be delisted as World Heritage Site

Probably the most influential international organization has come out against oil drilling in the barrier reef. The Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage has found a powerful ally in the [...]

B.S.I. gets blamed, but is the factory at fault for Sugar Industry woes?

A bailout loan for the sugar industry crossed one more hurdle today.  The ten million dollar loan passed through the House of Representatives on Thursday.  Although the vote was unanimous, [...]

Senator Godwin Hulse projects path to a successful 2011 cane season

The sustainability of the sugar industry, because of its mountain of debt, as high as a hundred and twenty-four million,  and the role of farmers as well as the functioning [...]

Guatemalan man gets the push of death

In other news, a forty-nine year old Guatemalan National, who was living in Dangriga is dead tonight. According to police, on Thursday morning Henry Enriquez Petillo, was drinking and got [...]

Many contenders for Ambassador of Music

There are strong sentiments on whether or not Moshe Levi Ben David, also known as Shyne, should continue as the music ambassador of Belize. In response to that question, one [...]