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A teenager from Shipyard is mangled to his death by a crusher

Tonight there is tragic news to report out of the Shipyard community in the Orange Walk District. A fourteen year old boy was mangled and killed after he fell into [...]

Unions say government is attempting to take control of their pension contributions

Aside from the passport scandal that has grabbed the attention of the nation, there is another matter that is like a time bomb waiting to explode before the government. Information [...]

Deputy Mayor, Eric Chang, does not return to Jewel as scheduled

Turning to the unremitting passport scandal…. Deputy Mayor Eric Chang, who has been away in Taiwan since early September, was expected to return to Belize today. A scheduled meeting was [...]

Who certified Kim Wonhong’s identity? Should Penner be criminally charged?

At a late evening interview between the Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the media on Wednesday, Barrow’s position that an investigation into the matter of the issuance of a falsified [...]

Senator Shoman says criminal investigation is up to D.P.P. and not the P.M.

There is public outcry for a criminal investigation into the issuance of the nationality certificate and Belizean passport obtained by South Korean national Kim Wonhong, while he was in detention. [...]

Minister Hulse says no need for a senatorial probe into passport scandal

At Wednesday’s Special Sitting of the Senate, opposition representative Lisa Shoman also proposed that the Barrow administration call upon the powers of the senate to launch a separate investigation into [...]

Landy Habet; he lost by 17 votes and says he is ready for a bye-election

P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca has given disgraced former Minister of State and Cayo Northeast Area Representative Elvin Penner five days to resign. If Penner does not do so, then the [...]

Man who confessed to killing and burning a trespasser charged for shooting at cops

On Wednesday’s newscast, we reported that police had found the body of a Teakettle resident who was shot, killed and buried. A caution statement was given by a resident of [...]

H1N1 (swine flu) reported in Belize

Since the beginning of the year, there has been a number of cases of the influenza A virus reported across the country.  Fortunately there have been no deaths attributed to [...]

Freelance writer, Roy Davis guilty of wounding

Justice was swift this morning for freelance writer, Roy Davis, who is spending the night behind bars. Davis was found guilty this afternoon for the offense of wounding and he [...]

Accident victim, Javier Moody, succumbs to his injuries

Biscayne resident, Javier Moody, died this morning at the K.H.M.H. The nineteen year old was admitted and on life support following a traffic mishap on Sunday afternoon at two p.m. [...]

Guatemala has strong words for Belize

Belize’s Foreign Ministry is preparing to receive the vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, Carlos Raul Morales Moscoso, who is scheduled to head a delegation to a meeting with his [...]

Another proposed amendment; increased powers to the FIU

One more story about Wednesday’s Senate Meeting. A proposed amendment to increase the powers of the director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, allowing for greater access to fiscal information on [...]

Restore Belize’s Peace in the Parks receives grant from UNESCO

Every two years, countries operating under the UNESCO banner have the opportunity to submit proposals for grant funding, up to fifty-two thousand Belize dollars per project. Only ten projects are [...]

Phone Scam; have you been receiving international calls and losing your credit?

If you’ve received a call from a strange international number in the last day or so, and didn’t answer or call back, good for you. Because if you did answer, [...]

Healthy Living looks at a condition that affects elderly citizens

This week is being celebrated as Seniors Week. October 1st was celebrated as International Day for Older Persons. October tenth is World Mental Health Day. This year’s both themes have [...]