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Guilty of Murder; 56 year old woman set husband on fire

A sensational murder trial ended today in the Supreme Court. A woman was tried for setting her common law husband on fire. She is fifty-four year old Veola Pook and [...]

National Sports Council to decide on F.F.B.

The Football Federation of Belize’s national selection is preparing to head to San Pedro Sula, Honduras for the return game against Montserrat but before it leaves, the National Sports Council [...]

Will INFRACOM buy 45% shares in Telemedia?

Government, for the most part, has been stuck with shares in Telemedia since the company was first acquired in August 2009. There was an initial investment of fifty million dollars [...]

BELPO concerned about mercury in Bay Snook and other fish

On Thursday night we told you about an advisory to consumers on the levels of mercury found in the Macal River Bay Snook. The release from the Ministry of Health [...]

Sugar so sweet; temporary scarcity due to cross-border trade

The Belize Sugar Industry has processed more sugar than it expected the local market to consume. But there are some consumers who insist that there is a sugar shortage and [...]

Government and B.E.L. delegation returns from CFE negotiation

Former Prime Minister and government advisor Manuel Esquivel and a delegation from Belize Electricity Limited have returned from Mexico after concluding a first round of discussions with the Comision Federal [...]

Smorgasbord of candidates for Belize City Mayor

The City Council and municipal elections are months away. The conventional wisdom is that the results will be a barometer of the 2013 general elections. Both parties are already gearing [...]

City Council puts up street signs and vandals take them down

It has been a little over five weeks since a number of streets in the former capital were renamed in honor of thirty-four distinguished citizens including several educators who spent [...]

B.D.F. volunteer hone skills at Battle Camp

Belize Defense Force volunteers assist the B.D.F on a daily basis with routine work and also provide an invaluable service alongside commissioned soldiers. The volunteers are called out to serve [...]

Nuevo Ambassador of Mexico in Belize

Mexico’s new Ambassador to Belize has received congressional approval. He is career diplomat Mario Velázquez Suárez, who previously served as the deputy chief of mission in Finland. Velázquez was confirmed [...]

Saturday Concert to raise spirits

In an age where the murder rate is spiraling out of control and violent crime occurs unabated, safe public events are hard to come by. But a dancehall singer and [...]

New housekeeper equals missing jewelry for Castillo family

A woman who was working for a few days in the home of Wendy Castillo, the wife of well known P.U.P. supporter, Linsford Castillo, was tried in court today after [...]

What’s Happening? Safiyyah gets SMART

In this week’s segment of What’s Happening Belize Safiyyah makes some incredible finds. It’s summertime and there are great deals to look forward to.  Safiyyah found that you don’t have [...]