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Philip Swift shot dead

The past weekend claimed four lives and tonight there’s a fifth murder in as many days. It happened just after five this evening when many were heading home from work [...]

Disharmony in Harmonyville; residents meet at police station

Representatives of the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association and squatters from Harmonyville descended on the capital today. The discord between them has been brewing for some time over who gets [...]

Skyrocketing fuel prices, but cash to gas ratio is low

Debate on the budget 2011-2012 starts this Thursday and you can expect fiery opposition from one side of the house. One issue that is surely to get its share of [...]

MegaBingo’s Joe, a victim of arson

There was a fire in Belize City early this morning in the heart of the entertainment section of the old capital.   A jeep belonging to the president of JD Financial [...]

Women protest political tabloid’s publication of private photo

The Women in Politics Project by the National Women’s Commission has attracted women from all walks of life, encouraging them to join the political process. It’s a new project but [...]

3 Cuban nationals believe to be lost at sea

Three Cuban nationals have been missing since the cargo vessel, Helga, encountered bad weather and rough waters, which caused it to capsize on Saturday night. Eight others were found floating [...]

Wife of detained Mexican national says cops are lying

Jose Luis Robles Beltran, a former Mexican soldier who was charged for counterfeit currency and having an unlicensed weapon while he was at the Commercial Free Zone, is still detained [...]

West Canal vendors move inside Finnegan Market

Vendors along West Canal, situated adjacent to the newly opened Michael Finnegan Market, were up in arms recently over relocation from their usual place of business.  That created a heap [...]

Friend of shooting victim speaks about incident

Earlier we told you about the latest murder in the old capital, but on Tuesday night a mother of four survived a shooting at her home in Hattieville.  Thirty-seven year [...]

Will you read? Campaign launched

The Belize National Library Service and Information System held a series of events to mark its seventy-fifth anniversary. All the activities were focused on promoting reading, especially among children and [...]

School to be connected to village’s water system

Following our report last Thursday night that the Good Start Pre-School in Camalote was without water for six months, Principal Carol Banner, told us today that the Camalote Football team [...]

National Heritage Library Meets the Author, Historian, and Poet

The National Heritage Library (NHL) is the depository arm of the Belize National Library Service and Information System; NHL maintains a vast non-circulating collection of materials published by and about [...]

Women’s Photo and Film Exhibition

Our friends from Mexico are joining in the celebration of Women’s Month. An exhibition is underway at the Mexican Institute in which women depict their own struggles with gender issues [...]

Guinea Grass villager is Lotto winner!

Angel Perez, a resident of Guinea Grass Village, is the latest Lotto winner. He’s been regular player for years and on Saturday night he finally hit the jackpot, which stood [...]

Parent says his son was beaten by the cops

A Taxi driver who earns his living in front of Save-U Plaza is fuming mad tonight. In these hard times, the cab driver was working far from his regular spot [...]