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Ryan Rhaburn Arraigned, Makes Bail on Friesen Kidnapping Charge

Another of William Mason’s alleged henchmen has been brought before the court where he was indicted on charges of kidnapping.  After previous issues stymied attempts to charge ranch manager Ryan [...]

BELCOGEN Mechanic Crushed to Death at Tower Hill

Forty-one-year-old Ismael Jimenez Junior, a mechanic employed at BELCOGEN, lost his life this afternoon after being pinned between two vehicles at the energy plant on Tower Hill.  It is unclear [...]

16 Year Old Arraigned for Sexual Assault of Younger Brother

Earlier this week, we reported on the shocking news coming out of the Cayo District; that an eleven-year-old boy of Santa Elena had been sodomized, allegedly by his sixteen-year-old brother [...]

B.P.P. Treasurer Has a “William Mason Story”

Weeks after he first made headlines, the threads continue to unravel in the story of accused con man turned alleged kidnapper and murderer, William “Danny” Mason. And the staggering scale [...]

Put Hurricane Relief Funds into Productive Sector, B.P.P. Tells Government

The Government has collected millions of dollars in hurricane relief funds since the passage of Hurricane Earl. Much of it will go to rebuilding efforts for the hardest-hit communities. But [...]

U.S. Ambassador: Section 53 Ruling is “Victory for All Belizeans”

Earlier this week, the Government of Belize announced that it will not be appealing Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin’s decision that Section Fifty-Three of the Criminal Code was unconstitutional. The landmark [...]

Carlos Moreno Calls for Ventilation of Decision in Local Forum

According to Ambassador Moreno, the decision sets a precedent that is being observed by Caribbean and Latin America.  The legal system and the people of Belize, Moreno says, should be [...]

Ambassador Moreno Advises Churches to Seek Permission to Appeal

Today, a closed meeting among church leaders with an attorney took place to discuss the way forward and a possible appeal of the decision by the Chief Justice that decriminalized [...]

V.I.P. Maintains Support for Section 53 Despite Court Decision

The political party Vision Inspired by the People says it stands in full support of Section Fifty-three of Belize’s Criminal Code and still wants the Government of Belize to appeal [...]

Gay Man Accuses Partner of Violence in Lovers’ Quarrel

In court news, twenty-three-year-old Justin Arnold of Sandhill village has been accused of domestic assault on his partner.  Interestingly, the accuser is a male, sixteen years older than him, and [...]

B.T.L. Awards 25 Scholarships in 25th Anniversary of Scholarship Program

The country’s largest telecommunications provider also runs one of its biggest scholarship programs. Established in 1991, Belize Telemedia Limited’s scholarship program has helped hundreds of Belizeans gain access to secondary [...]

U.N.D.P. Hands Over Construction Material

Relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Earl are ongoing.  Contributions in the form of cash and other resources needed for victims to repair homes and properties continue to be [...]

How Will Assistance Be Given to Hurricane Victims?

According to Councilor Phillip Willoughby, who also heads the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, there is a strict process in place to assist disaster victims.   Phillip Willoughby, CEMO “What [...]

Chetumal Chamber of Commerce Chips in with Hurricane Donation

The Chetumal Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism, CANACO Servytur Chetumal, has also stepped up to assist victims of Hurricane Earl.  At midday, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry [...]

Firefighters Train to Respond to Major Disasters

There was a fire and an accident in Ladyville and firefighters had to be called in to out the blaze, rescue victims trapped in the fire and extricate a critically [...]

New School Year, New Haircuts Offered to City Kids

The annual drive to prepare primary school students for the start of the academic calendar by grooming and offering haircuts is just around the corner.  On September third and fourth, [...]

Haircut Drive is Giving Back to Local Community

Another of the event’s organizer, Edmond Staine says that it is their humble way of giving back to the Fabers Road community. Staine says that this year, they are doing [...]

Mexican Embassy Hosts Exhibit on Yucatan Art

An art exhibit has been launched at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. Entitled “Three Generations of Graphic Art in Yucatan,” the exhibit will showcase the work of three talented [...]

Channel Five’s Summer Fest 2016 Was Better Than Ever!

Music, song, dance and poetry – it all took place this morning on Channel Five’s annual Summer Fest. Children from across the country converged on our outdoor stage here on [...]