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3 dead and 3 shot including 10 year old girl

Belize City’s relationship with violence has shown that society’s dysfunction has plummeted further. Gun violence, which once only left bodies of gang members on the streets, now regularly includes the [...]

Stephan Flowers succumbs to gunshot injury

The second murder victim on Friday night was eighteen year old Stephan Flowers, who succumbed to injuries at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Flowers was shot two weeks ago as [...]

Identity of homeless and murdered man unknown

A homeless man, known only as Speedy, was the third victim to succumb to gun violence over the weekend.  The shooting incident took place near the corner of George and [...]

The Friday night shooting victims lucky to be alive

To add to the spate of crime over the weekend, there were two separate shootings on Friday night. The first incident took place at the corner of Vernon and Santa [...]

Cane Farmers Association actively seeks funding for B.S.I. buyout

Details are emerging on the proposal by the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (B.S.C.F.A.) to purchase majority interests in the Belize Sugar Industries (B.S.I.). Currently, executives of the B.S.C.F.A. are [...]

Chamber of Commerce adds to B.S.I. Buyout discussion

Weighing in today on the Banco Atlantida proposal for a buyout of Belize Sugar Industries Limited was the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). It issued a press release [...]

Orange Walk East Representative Marcel Cardona on the 9th Amendment

The proposed ninth amendment to the Belize Constitution has been debated by the two main political parties, the Council of Churches, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Bar [...]

U.D.P. elects slate for City Council Elections

The 2012 Municipal elections are about seven months away and the political parties are about to put their campaign into full throttle. The first rumblings of political fervor were felt [...]

Did the GSU use excessive force on neighborhood residents?

Earlier we told you about the explosion of violence over the past weekend. On Friday evening, mayhem erupted on the corner of George and Dean Streets. It was the first [...]

Lionel Wade wading through sentence for Handling Stolen Goods

Twenty-six year old Lionel Wade started serving an eighteen month prison term today after pleading to Handling Stolen Goods. Wade and an unidentified accomplice are accused of robbing Jose Caballeros [...]

Prime Minister attends installation of CCJ President

In news from Belmopan, the office of the Prime Minister announced today that PM Dean Barrow will be attending the inauguration of the new president of the Caribbean Court of [...]

Carnival Committee selects its King and Queen

The battle for this year’s carnival King and Queen was fierce among thirty-two carnival revelers. The mas bands showcased elaborate costumes depicting their carnival themes. But in the end it [...]

National Song Competition and the winners are…

And from the carnival bands to the national song competition. That major event in the September celebrations took place on Friday night at the Memorial Park. A long list of [...]

Cuenta Conmigo? Si! And it’s live on Five

The launch of the Latino Five, Cuenta Conmigo CD/DVD combo was a live event on Sunday night on this station. The new release features former KTV Latino stars who composed [...]

James “Jah Overall” Adderley’s Sports Monday Update

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this issue of Sports Monday. The 21st Women’s national Softball Championship raged inside Roger’s Stadium over the weekend as 6 teams battled [...]