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Belize City man shot and killed

Belize City man shot and killed

Wednesday, April 23, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A shooting incident this morning in Belize City has claimed the life of a 23 year old man. Police have confirmed…

Water Taxi company issues statement on dock collapse

Water Taxi company issues statement on dock collapse

Tuesday, April 22, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi today issued a statement regarding the partial collapse of its dock in Caye…

Teen driver knocks down 2 year old girl in Orange Walk

Teen driver knocks down 2 year old girl in Orange Walk

Tuesday, April 22, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: A two year old girl had to get 25 stitches and suffered three broken ribs after she was knocked down…

Decomposed body found in a lagoon in Corozal

Decomposed body found in a lagoon in Corozal

Tuesday, April 22, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: The decomposed body of a woman was recovered from the Quintal Lagoon in the Corozal district this afternoon. The name of…

Belizean convicted in Guatemala escapes from prison

Belizean convicted in Guatemala escapes from prison

Monday, April 21, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Guatemalan newspaper Prensa Libre is reporting that Belizean Joseph Budna who is serving a lengthy jail sentence in Guatemala…

Queen’s Baton arrives for Commonwealth Games relay

Queen’s Baton arrives for Commonwealth Games relay

Monday, April 21, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The Queen’s Baton, which heralds the launch of the twentieth Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland this summer, arrived this afternoon in…

Queen Elizabeth II gets new portrait for her birthday

Queen Elizabeth II gets new portrait for her birthday

Monday, April 21, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Today, Monday, April 21, is the 88th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  She was born in 1926 to King…

Girl dies in motorcycle crash

Girl dies in motorcycle crash

Sunday, April 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A 5 year old child perished on Holy Saturday when a motorcycle she was riding on with two other persons…

Cayo man drowns on Good Friday

Cayo man drowns on Good Friday

  Sunday, April 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A man from Santa Familia village, Cayo died on Good Friday, reportedly from drowning. 37 year old Arsenio Landero…

Partial collapse of a dock reported in Caye Caulker village

Partial collapse of a dock reported in Caye Caulker village

Sunday, April 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: No one was seriously hurt this afternoon when a portion of a dock in Caye Caulker village broke, throwing some…

Drowning reported in Stann Creek

Drowning reported in Stann Creek

Saturday, April 19, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: There are reports of a drowning in the Stann Creek district. The name of the victim has not yet been…

Belizean man killed in Guatemala

Belizean man killed in Guatemala

Saturday, April 19, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A Belizean man from Benque Viejo del Carmen was reportedly killed in Guatemala sometime on Good Friday. The victim has…

Fatal road traffic accident in Toledo district

Fatal road traffic accident in Toledo district

Friday, April 18, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A traffic accident on Thursday evening in the Toledo district has claimed the life of one man. The victim has…

Police and traffic officers conduct road checkpoints for Easter

Police and traffic officers conduct road checkpoints for Easter

Thursday, April 17, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: Authorities have stepped up their vigilance this long Easter holiday weekend to try and keep motorists safe on the highways. The…

Caretaker arrested for Hattieville shopping spree

Caretaker arrested for Hattieville shopping spree

Thursday, April 17, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Twenty-seven year old Sherman Hemmans, a resident of Gracie Rock Village, was charged with eight separate counts of theft when he…

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Crime

Police look for man accused of chopping a woman

Police look for man accused of chopping a woman

Thursday, April 17, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: Police in Corozal are looking for a man…

Robbers shot and killed; farm owner charged for murder

Robbers shot and killed; farm owner charged for murder

Tuesday, April 15, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: In a span of one week, opportunistic…

Cyclist Ernest Thurton shot and killed

Cyclist Ernest Thurton shot and killed

Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Around 4 o’clock this evening in the Port…

Charges for shooting at basketball game

Charges for shooting at basketball game

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A Belize City youth has been charged with…

Trio charged for high seas incident

Trio charged for high seas incident

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A trio of Belize City men were charged…

Five charged including minor for ammo and weed

Five charged including minor for ammo and weed

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Six persons were taken to court today for…

Three murders in 48 hours in Belize City

Three murders in 48 hours in Belize City

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: This past weekend in Belize City saw four…

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Economy

Entrepreneurship workshop focuses on helping small business develop

Entrepreneurship workshop focuses on helping small business develop

Monday, April 14, 2015. AARON HUMES Reporting: A two and a half-day workshop has opened at the Belize Institute of Management (BIM), focusing on developing entrepreneurship in Belize,…

BCWU wins pay increase for BTL workers

BCWU wins pay increase for BTL workers

Saturday, April 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: State-owned telecom company Belize Telemedia Limited has been involved in negotiations with the Belize Communications Workers’ Union (BCWU) over the latest…

BTL Employees Trust wants judgment

BTL Employees Trust wants judgment

Saturday, April 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: The Court of Appeal told attorneys fighting the second nationalization of Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL) that it would deliver judgment on…

Businesses complain of soft drink shortages

Businesses complain of soft drink shortages

Thursday, April 10, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Various business establishments in San Ignacio/Santa Elena have been reporting challenges obtaining soft drinks and in some cases bottled water…

SATIIM accuses US Capital of bullying attempt by US Capital

SATIIM accuses US Capital of bullying attempt by US Capital

Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Last Thursday, Justice Michelle Arana ordered US Capital Energy and the Government of Belize to enter negotiations with the Maya of…

Politics

Rabbit, Papa Doc, The PUDP

Rabbit, Papa Doc, The PUDP

  By Belizean Anthropologist Joe Awe There is a political acronym coined, I believe first, in the Amandala newspaper, that of…

City Council reaches agreement with Belize Waste Control

City Council reaches agreement with Belize Waste Control

Tuesday, April 15, 2013. AARON HUMES Reporting: This morning Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley and Belize Waste Control were back in…

CITCO and BWCL end litigation

CITCO and BWCL end litigation

Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley says the Belize City Council is working on settlement…

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Twenty-six health support vehicles were handed over to the Belize Ministry of Health by…

OP-ED

Disturbed, Disappointed

I am Kenny Jacobs, Executive Director of Teens Belize Organization and television host of Developing Toledo TV Show aired on PGTV. First of all, our education system…

Entertainment

Belize Band Fest held in Corozal town

Saturday, April 12, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting:  The Ricalde Stadium in Corozal town was the venue today for the annual Belize Band Fest. The event brought…

Education

Belize Botanic Gardens continues to train professional gardeners

Tuesday, April 8, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Belize Botanic Gardens continues to provide top-of-the-line training for persons interested in a career in gardening. According to…

Living

Article says Belize is 1 of 10 happiest countries of the world

PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Belize is one of the 10 happiest countries in the world.  That is according to the Wall Street Cheat Sheet, listed as one…

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