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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 Loyola area, popular cyclist and messenger for Santiago Castillo Limited Ernest “Dangalang” Thurton,…

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 with Belize Waste Control. This follows the…

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 the attempted murder of a female minor who was shot while watching a…

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 with aggravated assault and drugs and illegal fishing offences as a result of…

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,…

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 possession of unlicensed ammunition and controlled substances following a Police search of a…

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

SATIIM goes for injunction against Government

SATIIM goes for injunction against Government

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Following the April 3 ruling of Justice Michelle Arana that requires Government to consult the Maya people of Southern Toledo District…

Three traffic accidents, two fatal, in Belize District

Three traffic accidents, two fatal, in Belize District

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Two men died and several persons were injured as a result of three traffic accidents in the span of two days…

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 separate shooting incidents in a span of less than 48 hours, causing three…

Businessman targeted for unpaid GST

Businessman targeted for unpaid GST

Monday, April 14, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Darrell Carter, owner of Carter’s Custom Upholstery, is in trouble with the General Sales Tax Department tonight after he was brought…

Firearm discharges during fight; one man grazed

Firearm discharges during fight; one man grazed

Sunday, April 13, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: An early Sunday morning fight in San Ignacio town has left one man facing  criminal charges. Reports say that around…

Vehicles crash in Santa Elena town

Vehicles crash in Santa Elena town

Sunday, April 13, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: At least two people were hurt in an early Sunday morning crash in Santa Elena town, Cayo. Details of the…

Three shootings in Belize City leave two dead and one injured

Three shootings in Belize City leave two dead and one injured

Sunday, April 13, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Saturday in Belize City saw three separate shooting incidents in a span of less than 24 hours, causing two deaths and…

Belize Band Fest held in Corozal town

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 together…

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Crime

Two men die in shooting incident in Orange Walk

Two men die in shooting incident in Orange Walk

Saturday, April 12, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A shooting incident around 6 o’clock on…

Fatal shooting in Belize City

Fatal shooting in Belize City

Saturday, April 12, 2014.  AARON HUMES Reporting: A man was shot and killed this evening…

Jury deliberates after trial of accused in 2010 murder

Jury deliberates after trial of accused in 2010 murder

Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: A jury of five men and seven women…

Police capture man accused of chopping an officer in the head

Police capture man accused of chopping an officer in the head

Wednesday, April 9, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: Orange Walk Police have taken custody of…

Transgender man attacked and beaten in Belize City

Transgender man attacked and beaten in Belize City

Tuesday, April 8, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: An 18 year old man was set…

Milions of dollars worth of marijuana goes up in smoke

Milions of dollars worth of marijuana goes up in smoke

Monday, April 7, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The United States department of defence is…

Man shot near bar in Ladyville

Man shot near bar in Ladyville

Monday, April 7, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: An altercation inside the Blue House Bar on…

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Economy

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…

Toledo farmers discuss food security

Toledo farmers discuss food security

Monday, April 7, 2014. JUAN CAAL Reporting: The Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, IICA, is facilitating a discussion in Toledo on the issue of family farming…

How Big H Changed Belize’s Coconut Fortunes

How Big H Changed Belize’s Coconut Fortunes

Big H launched its fresh bottled natural coconut water at the Agricultural Show in 1998. Before this….coconut production in Belize was falling rapidly….especially since a disease called “lethal…

Politics

Dan Silva holds huge rally in Santa Elena town

Dan Silva holds huge rally in Santa Elena town

Sunday, April 13, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A huge rally was held on Sunday afternoon in Santa Elena town by…

Cayo Northeast recall petition challenge proceeds

Cayo Northeast recall petition challenge proceeds

Saturday, April 12, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: On Thursday in the Supreme Court, Justice Courtney Abel allowed three of the original…

PUP Cayo Central Committee issue clarification

PUP Cayo Central Committee issue clarification

Tuesday, April 8, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The convention to elect a Standard Bearer for the People’s United Party (PUP)…

Mayor missed deadline to run for second term

Mayor missed deadline to run for second term

Friday, April 4, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley has admitted he missed the Monday, March 31 deadline…

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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

Belizean wins University of South Florida international pageant

PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Belizean beauty queen Jacinta Gomez today won the annual University of South Florida Miss International Pageant. The event is held annually and according…

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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