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Elderly man found dead and tied in bed

It is not often that you hear of criminal activities happening in the village of Crooked Tree…but tonight there is a disturbing report of an elderly man found dead within [...]

NCL MOU signed and more jobs on ships and on island

Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Memorandum of Understanding has been signed. The MOU which was shared in the media was the sixth draft according to Godwin Hulse, who led the ministerial committee [...]

NCL gets larger share of tax and amends EIA for different development

The Norwegian Cruise Line press conference pulled out a surprise announcement from Colin Murphy, NCL’s Vice President of Destination and Strategic Development. NCL would not only hire a thousand Belizeans, [...]

B.T.B. to champion NCL’s opportunities to villages

Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia took a back seat to Minister Hulse, and Laura Esquivel Frampton, the Director of Tourism.  The Belize Tourism Industry Association often referred to the Belize [...]

Water everywhere, but not a drop to drink in Sarteneja

Sarteneja is a small village in the Corozal District, accessible by ferry from Corozal Town, or by dirt road from Orange Walk Town. With a population of about thirty-five hundred, [...]

Belize Bank gives 13 scholarships to match 2013

In 2012, the Belize Bank started a scholarship program to match the celebration of its twenty-fifth anniversary.  Twenty-five students across the country went home will full scholarships.  Now thirteen more [...]

Dude punched his ex girlfriend

Twenty-four year old Albert Wade junior, a construction worker of a Belize City address, pleaded guilty to a charge of common assault today, following an altercation during which he allegedly [...]

Politician’s fight with his wife taken to court

Former P.U.P. standard bearer, fifty-six year old Gilbert Usher Senior, has been in police custody since Monday, following a domestic dispute with his wife during which he allegedly hit her.  [...]

Imprisoned for two rounds, but wrong bullets appear at trial

Twenty-two year old Gilberto Welcome was acquitted of ammunition charges on Tuesday evening when he appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano.  Following the discovery of two live rounds of nine millimeter [...]

Artistic delegation heads to CARIFESTA in Suriname

A delegation of thirty-five Belizean performers, fashion designers, visual artists and writers, led by president of the National Institute of Culture and History Diane Haylock, left for Paramaribo, Suriname this [...]

UNICOMER’s Courts donates 10 high school scholarships

Earlier in the newscast we told you about the thirteen scholarships that the Belize Bank has given to well deserving students. UNICOMER, the parent company of Courts Belize also gave [...]

Who will be the next Superstar!

It’s coming down to the wire as season two of the hottest local entertainment show, Be The Next Superstars, is inching closer to its end. Three performers were eliminated on [...]