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San Estevan Toddler Killed in Hit & Run Accident

There were several road traffic accidents over the weekend and there was loss of life in at least two instances.  The life of one-year-old Genesis Teresa Medina was cut short [...]

Alleged Drunken Driver Has License Revoked

Today in court, a B.T.L. employee, who pleaded guilty to crashing his SUV, had his license revoked for one year. The traffic accident happened within city limits on Sunday, December [...]

Elderly Statesman B.Q. Pitts Passes Away

Tonight, we record the death of a notable personality. Former Attorney General, Bernard Quentin Augustus Pitts, popularly known as B.Q. Pitts passed away over the holidays from complications due to cardiac [...]

Only U.D.P. Ministers Got Christmas Cheer

If you needed another indication that things are distinctly dread…Fin-Sec Joseph Waight confirmed that the much lauded Christmas Cheer program was handled very sparingly. In years past, U.D.P. Area Representatives [...]

San Pedro Mechanic Loses Everything in Fire

A San Pedro mechanic is tonight homeless after the wooden structure he once called home was gutted by fire. At about five o’clock on Sunday morning, thirty-four year old Ricardo [...]

Police United wins PLB Championship

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and here’s our closing show for the year 2015.   It was 2 days after Christmas and football was at its peak. The best 2 [...]

Mennonite Communities Join G.O.B. in Rice Litigation

On Christmas Eve, businessman Jack Charles was before the Supreme Court in a case he is bringing against the Government of Belize. The importer is seeking permission for a judicial [...]

Jack Charles Says Cost of Storage will be Recovered in Damages

While the shipment of seventy-five tons of prepackaged grain remains grounded in Big Creek, as of Christmas Day the importer will have to start covering the cost of storage.  That [...]

Sergio Garcia Asks C.E.O. Alpuche a Tough Question

Former Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Sergio Garcia is presently a technical advisor to Jack Charles.  As a regional trade specialist, Garcia is familiar with the provisions [...]

A Dangriga Fugitive is Recaptured in Lakeland

On December second a man considered a dangerous criminal escaped from Police custody while he and two others were being transported to the Belize Central Prison from Dangriga. According to [...]

Mum’s the Word on San Ignacio Police Station Rape Incident

As we get set to close up shop and head into the Christmas holidays, there is no significant update in the alleged rape at the San Ignacio Police Station. Four [...]

What’s the Pulse of the People this Christmas?

It’s Christmas Eve and around the city today, residents from across the country were hustling and bustling in the downtown Albert Street area doing last minute grocery and gift shopping. [...]

Post Office Cashier Embezzles $10,000

A report remains on the desk of the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Transport and NEMO today on the misappropriation of approximately ten thousand dollars from the Post Office in [...]

No Increase in Electricity Rates Says PUC

There’s good news tonight for consumers. The Public Utilities Commission has issued a statement in respect of a proposal for a rate increase in electricity. Following the submission from Belize [...]

Fatal RTA Claims Life of Elderly Motorist

A sixty-one year old vendor from the village of Armenia died yesterday afternoon from injuries sustained when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by an SUV. It happened between [...]

Rural Eastern Division Retooled for Policing in Belize District

There will be peace in the twenty-two thousand square miles of the Rural Eastern Division’s jurisdiction this Christmas, at least if the officers in that division have anything to do [...]

A Christmas Message from Father Matt

Every year we get the traditional messages of Christmas happy tidings and goodwill, of peace and all things holy and joyful. And that’s a good thing because Christmas is a [...]

Christ is the Reason for the Season

With the Christmas holiday weekend just a few hours away, downtown Belize City is alive with activity. While it is easy to get caught up in the commercialism of Christmas, [...]

Keisha Torres Wins Tropigas Raffle

Christmas will be a lot brighter this year for a Belize City resident. Tropigas officially handed over twelve thousand dollars cash to Keisha Torres this morning at its Belize City [...]

B.E.L.’s Annual Hamper Drive

The PUC has put the brakes on electricity rate increase, but the employees of Belize Electricity Limited are in the spirit of giving. The annual hamper drive where residents from [...]

Healthy Tips as 2015 Comes to an End

In this, our last Healthy Living segment for 2015, we compile some of the top health tips offered by our medical, mental health and fitness experts during the outgoing year. [...]

Jack Charles Takes Rice Dispute to Court!

The ongoing logjam between the Belize Agricultural Health Authority, BAHA, and businessman Jack Charles, proprietor of R.C. Imports, over the importation of Guyanese rice will be settled in court.  With [...]

Will Containers of Guyanese Rice be Released by BAHA for Christmas Season?

If granted, a judicial remedy in the form of an order from the superior court will succeed.  While Attorney Banner is optimistic that the matter will be heard in the [...]

Still No Charges in San Ignacio Police Station Rape Case

Three days after an outrageous allegation by a twenty-five year old woman that she was raped by a Police Constable while detained at the San Ignacio Police Station, an investigation [...]

Embattled Coast Guard Officer Keyren Tzib is Out on Bail

Keyren Tzib will be home for the holidays. After walking up and down the steps of the Supreme Court many times, the court today granted the coastguard officer bail. She [...]