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Akeem Vargas Gunned Down in Belize City

Twenty-five-year-old Akeem Vargas was shot multiple times early on Thursday night as he headed to his Wagner Lane’s house. He is the first murder victim in the city in seven [...]

American Expat Shot in San Pedro is Flown to the U.S. for Medical Treatment

Sixty-year-old Clifford Kirk is on his way to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in the U.S. for medical attention following Thursday’s shooting in San Pedro. A local non-profit called [...]

A Freak Storm in Ladyville Tears off a Rooftop and Drenches a Bungalow

A system has strengthened to become the first hurricane for the 2018 season; Beryl is not heading this way and expected to weaken before landfall. But on Thursday evening, a [...]

UNCAC Experts from Tuvalu and Haiti to Arrive in Belize for Assessment

Belize signed on to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC, on December ninth, 2016, becoming the hundred and eighty-fourth signatory to that agreement.  Earlier this year, a scheduled visit [...]

AG to Excuse Himself from UNCAC Meetings

Despite the disparaging remarks made by the N.T.U.C.B. against the island nations of Tuvalu and Haiti back in March, a meeting with the UNCAC representatives has also been scheduled.  According [...]

Arthur Saldivar to Reapply for P.U.P. Belmopan Convention

Attorney Arthur Saldivar’s application for an injunction to stop the P.U.P.’s Belmopan convention was not heard today. In fact, the application has been withdrawn following the party’s announcement three days [...]

A New Elections and Boundaries Commission is Named

One of the matters on the agenda of the special senate meeting was the appointment of four commissioners to the Elections and Boundaries Commission, chaired by Doug Singh. It comes [...]

Family Offers 15K for Information Leading to Omero Campos

A reward of fifteen thousand dollars is being offered for any information that can lead police or the family of Omero Campos to his whereabouts. The family says that the [...]

Girl Raped by Ex-Boyfriend

Police in Cayo are investigating a case of unlawful sexual intercourse. Along with her mother, a fifteen-year-old girl reported to police on Thursday that she was sexually assaulted by her [...]

The Clavius Project Brings Robotics to SJC

Schools have closed so students are at loose ends. Over at Saint John’s College a first of its kind summer camp is capturing the attention of young high school students. [...]

Senate Says Yes to Doha Amendment of Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement related to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, so named after a city in Japan.  The treaty signed in 2012, commits [...]

“Keron Flies His Kite” – A New Belizean Children’s Book

A children’s book called ‘Keron Flies His Kite’ was launched today by its author, Harold Young.  The publication is described as an inspirational book to motivate children of all ages. [...]

Boulevard and Vernon Street Intersection Gets Brand New Traffic Lights

If you’ve been driving along the Central American Boulevard, by now you would have seen the bright, new traffic lights. It has been some years since the lights at the [...]

Mental Health Welcome Resource Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Mental Health Welcome Resource Center at the corner of Tibruce and Vernon Streets today celebrated its fifth anniversary, having opened its doors in July of 2013. The facility currently [...]

Triple R Rescue – Where It All Began

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about Triple R Rescue who assisted gunshot victim Clifford Kirk to go to the U.S. for further medical attention. Jodie Harnish is also [...]

At-Risk Youths Learn to be Entrepreneurs

More than sixty at risk youths of Belize City came together today for a one day session to learn how to do business. The collaborative effort between the Belize Police [...]