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Gangs meet with P.M. and commit to a truce

Prime Minister Dean Barrow rushed back to Belize last Friday to meet with gang leaders. They agreed to hold the peace until after the September celebrations; the carnival road march [...]

Well known to the Courts, Michael Young killed during robbery

While the gang truce held in the old capital, in the nation’s capital a notorious figure was killed in a robbery.  The body of twenty-seven year old Michael Young, a [...]

Sugar Cane Association get financial backing from Mexican Group

The Belize Sugar Industries (B.S.I.) has until the end of September to pay at least thirty million dollars in debt that matures with the ING and FirstCaribbean Banks. Time is [...]

But will shareholders sell B.S.I.?

According to Ortega, while financing can be secured the problem is that the owners of the shares are not willing to sell to them. The B.S.C.F.A. claims it still does [...]

Guatemalans practice at MCC for football match with Belize

Belize won three-nil over two-time World Cup qualifier Grenada in St. George on Friday. But the national team, which returned to the country over the weekend, had no time to [...]

Football Federation of Belize says stadium ready for showdown

The Football Federation of Belize (F.F.B.) has also been preparing for the Belize/Guatemala showdown. Even the Ministry of Sports is asking fans to root for the local boys. F.F.B.’s Senior [...]

Belize National Team ready to score against Guatemala

According to team captain Shane Orio, the Belize National Selection has been doing its best to remain above water despite previous obstacles at the start of the World Cup pre-qualifiers.  [...]

Wanted for murder in Guatemala; fugitive caught in P.G.

A Guatemalan National who was wanted for murder in his country, fled across the border to avoid the long arms of the Guatemalan police. But the suspect was busted over [...]

Granny busted allegedly smuggling weed into prison

It’s not the first time that women have been busted while attempting to smuggle marijuana into the Central Prison.  But on Sunday a grandmother was added to the growing list [...]

Slippery youth slips out of police custody but caught again

Police fired a single warning shot in the air in the Gwen Lizarraga High School compound on September second, while pursuing nineteen year old Ellis Meighan into the school grounds. [...]

Honduran national dies under suspicious circumstances

Down south, police investigations continue into the mysterious death of fifty-five year old Honduran national, Jose Efrain Alvarado Munguia. On Saturday, Independence police found Munguia lying face down apparently dead. [...]

Tourist raped on Stann Creek Valley Road

Last Friday, September second a thirty year old US national was accosted and raped on the Stann Creek Valley Road.  The woman told police that after one on Saturday as [...]

British national’s home burglarized of gun and electronics

In San Ignacio, police are investigating a report made by British National, fifty four year old Alan Gobie, that his San Ignacio house was burglarized on Saturday between the hours [...]

Health Care Providers trained to care for mental health patients

Stigma and discrimination are common barriers to mental health. The primary care providers for these individuals must take extra care when dealing with the fragility that comes with their poor [...]

Can’t find the right clothes? Plus Size Store opens up for you

A recent study shows that Belizeans are seriously overweight; in fact most women are obese. So an enterprising Belizean with assistance from the Youth Business Trust has made that statistic [...]

Fond memories of Carnival 2011

Saturday’s Carnival Road March was one of the shortest in recent memory, but it was a still a grand showing of vibrant costumes and the latest dance moves to Ernestine [...]

James Adderley’s Earth-Shattering Sports Roundup

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Tomorrow, Tuesday 6th September, the National A Team of Belize will host its Guatemalan counterparts inside the FFB Field at [...]