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CitCo Reveals Heavy Misspending by Previous Administration

For the past three weeks, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner has been hinting at the gross wastage of public funds at City Hall, during the time of the previous city [...]

Contractor Paid Within Hours of P.U.P. Election Victory

Perhaps equally as astounding was the processing of payment to one Belize City contractor in the immediate aftermath of the March seventh municipal elections.  An invoice in the sum of [...]

Administrator’s Contract a “Reward” for Management

Of particular interest is that the expenses incurred by the Public Relations Department, as well as the office responsible for parks and playgrounds, kept mounting annually, with little or no [...]

Kemmar Wade is Latest City murder Victim

A twenty-seven-year-old customer service representative was ambushed and killed on Wednesday night in Belize City.  Kemmar Edgar Wade was shot to the back of his head, rib cage, and left [...]

Trio Still on the Run for Oscar Rosado Murder

Businessman Oscar Rosado Senior was laid to rest today following funeral services in Belize City. But according to police, the hunt for his killers goes on. Three persons are sought [...]

Cops Also Seeking Killer of Patrick Crossdale

Fifty-five-year-old Patrick Crossdale, a Jamaican national residing in the Monument Site area of Dangriga Town, was ambushed on his way home on Tuesday near the Gulisi Primary School. A single [...]

Police Say Sample Taken from Downed Jet

The suspected drug plane that was found on the San Estevan/Progresso Road early on Tuesday morning has been removed and flown to the B.D.F. Air Wing across from the Phillip [...]

No Word on Fate of City Administrator; Councilors Restricted to Policy

Embattled City Administrator Candice Miller remains on suspension until early May when she is to return to office at City Hall.  The revelations of extravagance under her watch makes for [...]

Belizeans First for City Concerts

Last Friday, the cost of the February tenth concert at B.T.L. Park, billed as a free entertainment event for the public, made headlines when it was disclosed that a whopping [...]

Brandon Cattouse Handed Provisional Suspension after Failed Drug Test

Cycling has been big in the news this week as the upcoming elections for the Cycling Federation were announced to be postponed. Tonight, there is more news to report from [...]

1 of 3 Corozal Prisoners Recaptured; Policeman also Charged

Nineteen-year-old Johnito Matus, one of three charged for burglary offenses, managed to hack his way out of the Corozal Police Station holding cell two weeks ago. Also going at large [...]

New Charges for ATM Theft Trio

In January a trio of Mexican nationals, including a husband and wife, were arraigned in the courts for theft of tens of thousands of dollars from two of several Atlantic [...]

Westar Cheque Cashers Sought

A Roaring Creek businessman has been robbed of over seventeen thousand dollars. According to the owner of Westar Gas Station in Roaring Creek, fifty-six-year-old Nelson Gallardo, sometime between March twenty-ninth [...]

2 Acquitted in Robbery

Two Belize City men, accused of robbery and wounding, were set free of the charges today after the complainant did not show up to the Magistrate’s Court. Twenty-six-year-old Matthew Smith, [...]

Fishermen Deny Violations in Court

When we report on court cases involving fisheries violations, it usually ends with a guilty plea and heavy fines. But two fishermen today chose to challenge the department on their [...]

Youths Recognized at ‘Resiliency Awards’

About a hundred at-risk youths were recognized today for staying the course despite their exposure to crime and other societal ills. Many had been caught up in the cycle of [...]

Another New House Handed Out by Hand in Hand Ministries

A Southside family of four received a brand new home from the Hand in Hand Ministries this afternoon. The mother of three children was approved for her new home on [...]

Money is Here for Caracol Road

Belize now has some eighty million dollars to work with from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for the Caracol Road Upgrading Project. Following approval from both chambers of [...]

Stella Maris Marks 60 Years

It stands alone as Belize’s all-purpose center for special education. But sixty years on from its humble beginnings, Stella Maris School still has many struggles and challenges. While it has [...]

Blue Balloons in the Air for Autism Awareness

Blue is a color in Belize mostly associated with the People’s United Party. But it also represents children living with the development condition known as autism. It affects how a [...]

ITVET Hosts Open Day

Today, visitors at the ITVET, Belize City, got the opportunity to experience the products and services made by students enrolled in the vocational and technical programs. Over four hundred students [...]

Healthy Living: Be Good to Your Liver

It’s an organ that we don’t typically think about. In fact, we only know something is wrong with it when it is severely damaged and usually it’s at its last [...]