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Random violence takes life of Jaime Pelayo in Orange Walk

An Orange Walk resident is dead, following an early morning attack that left him mortally injured and a pair of women he was socializing with grazed by bullets.  Jaime Pelayo [...]

Accused shooter of Russell Hyde Jr. and alleged accomplice out on bail

Santa Elena Town resident and taxi driver Rasheed Hyde, accused of attempting to murder his relative Russell Hyde Junior on December third, is out on bail of ten thousand dollars [...]

Bail denied for one of two accused in home burglary

Despite no objection from prosecutors, Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas denied bail to one of two men accused of a home invasion in Belize City, who were previously denied in [...]

B.A.A. waits for funding for Caye Caulker airstrip; S.S.B. skeptical

The Caye Caulker Airstrip project, an initiative that was, to an extent, prompted by Tropic and Maya Island Air’s decision to suspend flights to the island because of a faulty [...]

Authority wants to get moving to minimize losses

The delay in commencing work on the Caye Caulker airstrip is having an impact on tourism on the island.  As the fifth most trafficked runway in the country, it is [...]

New airport in Ambergris will not upstage P.G.I.A.

Earlier this week, the Government of Belize signed a memorandum of understanding with developer International Airport Alliance Belize Limited to develop and manage a hundred-million U.S. dollar full service international [...]

NEMO races to help victims of Cayo quarry explosion

What may have been a rough Christmas for twenty families who suddenly lost or suffered damages to their homes, thanks to the quarry explosion in the Santa Cruz section of [...]

Top policemen, women and dog honored

It’s been a while since the Belize Police Department has issued certificates of recognition for high school students who do the right thing.  But while that program may be on [...]

Tips to stay safe this Christmas

This Yuletide season, Belizeans are taking to the streets en masse to complete their seasonal shopping ahead of Christmas Day.  While you will be out in the hustle and bustle [...]

Christmas from Canada; new flight touches down at P.G.I.A.

A landing as much as five years in the making happened this afternoon at the Philip Goldson International Airport. Canada’s flag-carrier, Air Canada, made the first of its twice-weekly flights [...]

Keep our manatees safe!

Safety for the manatees – that is what Sea to Shore Alliance and partners are asking for. The organization, along with the Forestry Department and the Port Authority, hosted the [...]

City Games takes over Central American Boulevard

If you don’t have plans for Sunday, the Belize City Council wants to spend the day with you. The Council has teamed up with the Gateway Youth Center, Youth Apprenticeship [...]

At Central American Games, hit and miss in karate, cycling

As the Central American Games wind down, Belize has another medal added to its tally while missing out on another in cycling. In karate, Leon Guild secured the bronze medal [...]

CitCo brings Christmas breakfast to Stella Maris

The Belize City Council is aiming for Santa’s job this year – they have been giving gifts and treats all across the city for their edition of ‘Twelve Days of [...]

Leonora Patnett, celebrating 104 years

Leonora Patnett is one hundred and four years old! The Wagner’s Lane resident celebrated her birthday on Wednesday. Over the years we’ve shared with you Patnett’s century worth of wisdom [...]