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Arson and theft at boatyard

Late this afternoon, both the Fire and Police Departments headed to West Landivar where a boat was on fire.  The signs all point to arson and according to boat owners, [...]

Men charged 3 times for Randy Coye’s murder

Once, twice, and now for the third time, Brandon Smith and Edwin Flowers are facing charges for Randy Coye’s murder. Smith and Flowers were initially charged along with Leon Gray, [...]

Prime Minister meets with Carnival representatives

The future of boat tenders hangs in the balance. As we mentioned on Thursday Prime Minister Dean Barrow is heading a delegation of four including Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia Jr., [...]

Institute of maritime Studies supports local tenders in Cruise Industry

As we said, talks are going on in to stem a proposal that could affect the livelihood of over one hundred seafarers. The Carnival Cruise Line’s new proposal can be [...]

Viewers blog about tenders and cruise tourism industry

Tonight the PM and a delegation from the Tourism Ministry are in Miami hoping to broker a deal with cruise lines to avert loss of jobs for boat tenders, who [...]

National Transport employees officially out of a job

Tonight the unemployment line is getting longer. Employees of National Transport are officially out of jobs.  The announcement came today through the Labour Commissioner, Ivan Williams, who said that the [...]

Widow of dialysis activist threatened with eviction

She lost her husband less than a month ago and now Mileni Cruz, the widow of kidney patient and activist, Jose Cruz, is facing the possibility of being left without [...]

Ward at K.H.M.H. gets renovated

There is some good news coming from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Earlier today a ceremony was held to show off the newly renovated medical ward. The work started six [...]

Search for a new Chief Justice continues

As we reported early this week, Justice Manuel Sosa has been sworn in as the first Belizean president to the Court of Appeal. In the meantime, the search for a [...]

Ibrahim Smith pleads guilty to theft and wounding charges

Eighteen year old Ibrahim Smith who was recently remanded to the Belize Central Prison for the shooting death of Shenelle Reyes on November sixteenth, 2010 appeared before Magistrate Emerson Banner [...]

How to lose weight in 2011

We’re fresh into the New Year and if you take a poll, one of the most popular resolutions is to lose weight. Keeping that commitment is not easy and in [...]

Young man from San Ignacio battles brain tumor

As the economic pinch bears down, many are finding it impossible to meet the prohibitively expensive medical costs. Tonight we revisit the story of a young man from San Ignacio [...]

Safiyyah’s take on how to improve your lifestyle

Your entertainment host Safiyyah has been doing some reflection about the year ahead. So this week instead of recommending the party spots, Safiyyah has a take on how to improve [...]

P.M. flies to Miami to quell unrest in Cruise Tourism Industry

Three cruise ships called on port today: Carnival’s Valor and Legend and Aida Luna, a German outfit. Several thousand visitors were transported to shore and back to the cruise lines [...]

P.M. says oil exploration contracts are legitimate

As we told you on Wednesday night, the one dollar tax on fuel imposed in March 2009 by the government is not about to be removed any time soon even [...]