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The Earth Moved off Honduras on Tuesday Night; Tsunami Threat Causes Brief Panic

The tremors of a strong seven point six earthquake in Great Swan Island in Honduras were felt as far as Mexico and various areas of the country. Residents in Belize [...]

San Pedranos’ Response to Tsunami Threat

The tsunami threat caused a panic in the prime tourism island of San Pedro where residents took no chances and moved to safer buildings and shelters that were immediately opened [...]

Did Belizeans Confuse Tsunami Threat for ‘Spring Tide?’

Adding to the frenzy following the offshore tremor was the perceived recession of seawater ahead of a resulting tsunami.  As we said, it turns out that a phenomenon known as [...]

Barrier Reef Getting Healthier but Work Continues

The Mesoamerican Reef provides economic, social and cultural benefits to Belize. It is valued around a billion dollars and recent reports show that just four of Belize’s seven marine protected [...]

Krismar Espinosa Found Not Guilty of Keon Swasey Murder in Re-Trial

The fate of twenty-eight-year-old Krismar Espinosa of Orange Walk was today in the hands of a twelve-member jury. Espinosa was tried for the second time for the murder of fellow [...]

52-Year-Old Charged for Unlawful Sex with Minor, 15

A fifteen-year-old girl accuses a man more than three times her age of sexually abusing her for almost a year. Fifty-two-year-old Jose Ardon was initially charged with two counts of [...]

City Man Charged for Unexpected Chopping

A Belize City man was remanded on Tuesday for an assault that left one man injured. On December twenty-ninth, 2017, Edgar Richards was talking to a friend on Emma Street [...]

Jaguar Loses Head to Hunter’s Machete

In an almost unbelievable case of animal cruelty for personal gain, the owner of Belize River Lodge near Manatee Lookout on the Philip Goldson Highway this morning came upon the [...]

Why Was Big Cat Targeted?

Heusner believes that the jaguar killer appeared only to have wanted the head and not the rest of the body. The jaguar is a protected species and fines are prescribed [...]

Firefighters Taught Leadership and Emergency Response Skills

There has been an increase in fires, many of them cases of arson, occurring across the country.  It is causing the need for more firefighters to join the department. Today, [...]

How to Manage your Drone

Usage of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones, has exploded in recent years as the average man and woman experience the wonder of flight, not unlike kites or traveling [...]

What is the Future of Nursing in Belize?

About one hundred and fifty nurses are discussing the future of the nursing profession at the Radisson in Belize City. And even as they move forward, they are looking at [...]

Basketball is Back; City Defenders Will Not Play at New Civic

The 2018 season of the National Elite Basketball League is set to begin in the coming days.  A schedule of games to be played this year was released on January [...]

New Owners Ready to Challenge for Elite League Crown

Since acquiring the team a little over three months ago, Old Capital Sports, the organization which owns the Belize City Defenders, has been re-branded the team and has made it [...]