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Four charged for contraband liquors after early morning bust

It took a high speed chase on the highway in the north and a barb wire barrier for police and Customs officials to seize two vans containing a massive supply [...]

Jamelia’s biological mother says she was tricked by U.S. national

The story of human trafficking victim Jamelia has been in the news since we reported it on Monday of this week. Jamelia was reportedly sold off to a U.S. national [...]

New details revealed about oil concession to Paradise Energy Limited

The latest contract to surface for oil exploration in Belize was given to Kimano Barrow, the nephew of the Prime Minister Dean Barrow along with Alfredo Acosta as owners of [...]

Oceana says offshore drilling won’t pay G.O.B.’s super bond

The contract aside, Matura Shepherd says that contrary to government claims, offshore drilling cannot potentially bail the country out of the super bond debt. Audrey Matura Shepherd, VP, Oceana Belize [...]

Belize Bank seeks enforcement of $43 Million award from G.O.B.

In late December 2010 B.C.B. Holdings, through the Belize Bank, scored a legal victory when Justice John Muria ruled in favor of enforcement of a forty-three million dollar award from [...]

Lord’s Bank man stabbed multiple times but survives

A resident of Lord’s Bank Village is recovering from a surgery tonight after he suffered multiple stab wounds to his chest and abdomen on Thursday night.  The victim, thirty year-old [...]

Belizeans busted with illegal weapons in México may face additional charges

As we reported in Thursday’s newscast, Errol Haynes and Anthony Barrow, both Belizeans on the run from the law, were nabbed by authorities in northern Mexico for possession of an [...]

Christian Workers Union says S.S.B. is trying to divide and conquer employees

Time is running out on the Belize Social Security Board and the Christian Workers Union to work out the impasse over salaries and benefits for Social Security employees.  Since the [...]

Will S.S.B. employers walk the picket line on March 7th?

Gonzalez says that despite the S.S.B.’s decision to compensate the members of staff who reported to work with a day off, the Union still wants to flesh out the problem [...]

Mexican soldier charged in Corozal for weapon and counterfeit cash

A Mexican soldier is in custody tonight after he was found with a large amount of US currency on him. Jose Luis Beltran, who is from Tabasco, Mexico was picked [...]

Taxi driver kidnapped and robbed by his fares

Also from the police blotter, a Belize City taxi driver had a close call on Thursday. Two men requested Elmer Martinez to take them to Neal’s Pen Road from his [...]

P.M. concerned that litigation against B.N.E.’s parent company could affect revenues

Tony Quinn is the fitness guru and a director of Belize Natural Energy’s parent company, International Natural Energy. Quinn has been in and out of the courts because I.N.E. has [...]

Belize High School attracts potential students with tech savvy programs

The Belize High School opened its doors at the University of the West Indies Campus last September and has had a successful first year. The novelty is that the private [...]

Something for the kids and grown-ups in What’s Happening Belize

In this week’s What’s Happening Belize, Arielle is mixing things up and has some fun activities for the kids and the adults. So get in the mood to relax and [...]