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  • Medical Students Visit Belize

    International Service Learning (ISL) is a non-governmental organization from the US which focuses on enlisting medical and educational volunteer teams to provide services to rural areas in Central and South America, the Caribbean and Africa. Every year va...
  • OWTC Administrator Threatens to Resign

    It appears that at news time tonight, the affairs of the Orange Walk Town Council are going from bad to worse very fast. Last week when we interviewed Mayor Phillip de la Fuente, he told us that Town Hall was broke and that residents shouldn’t expect mu...
  • Thousands of Graduates but where are the Jobs says PUP Leader

    Proms, graduations and summer holidays – it’s a heady combination of celebration and freedom and what seems to be unlimited prospects, but is that really accurate? Some commencement exercises have already been held in the north and more are scheduled ...
  • Swimming Trip Leaves One Dead

    A swimming trip with three friends - Mario Castellanos, Rodrigo Cob and Omar Jorge Quinocte turned tragic on Saturday when Quinocte went underwater and never resurfaced. Mario Castellanos and Rodrigo Cob reported to Police that on Saturday afternoon a...
  • PSE Results show Decline in Overall Performance

    The results of the 2011 Primary School Examinations are in and from all indications they are not good. In fact preliminary indications are with the exception of Social Studies which remained more or less the same, performance on the three other papers was...
  • Belizean Students Participate in Leadership Training Program

    In March of this year the Mexican Embassy in collaboration with the University of Quintana Roo and Youth for the Future kicked off a Youth Leadership Development Training. The first sessions of the programme were carried out on March 22nd and 23rd of this...
  • New Hope High School Wins Competition

    In March of this year the National Drug Abuse Control Council NDACC along with HECOPAB joined in observing World Tobacco Day on March 24. As part of the activities both organizations invited secondary students to participate in a short competition where e...
  • OW Mayor to Contest Mayoral Seat

    Yesterday we spoke to Orange Walk Mayor Phillip de la Fuente about the financial state of the Council which, in a word, is BAD. De la Fuente was surprising frank about the dismal state of affairs at Town Hall, the fact that residents of town shouldn...
  • PUP Leader Expresses Disgust on Action taken by GOB

    By now the horrifying images of children standing in the rubble of their homes after government-ordered terrorists stormed them before dawn on Wednesday morning will never be forgotten by Belizeans, and especially by those who lost everything they owned. ...
  • OW Transport Department Speaks on Tinting Regulations

    The regulations prohibiting dark tinting went into effect yesterday, and the Traffic Department has announced that it will give a month’s grace for violators to remove the now illegal tint. That’s a nice gesture, especially since drivers will more tha...
  • LPG Importers Threaten to go on National Strike

    The last time that LPG Importers threaten to go on a national shutdown was in the month of January when they were in total disagreement with Belize Natural Energy Limited becoming a retailer of Liquid Petroleum Gas. After much dialogue an agreement was ma...
  • OW Womens' Group Produces Soy Sauce

    A few weeks ago we showed you the first steps in making Soy Sauce. Our story was based on the washing and steaming of the Soy Bean after which the product was placed in containers and left to sit for two days which is the time needed for the bacteria to a...
  • OW Mayor Speaks on TC's Financial Woes

    On Monday we broke the news that Town Council employees had not been paid their salaries because of a current cash crisis. We were unable to reach the Town Administrator who we understand handles all the financial matters of Town Hall, but we did reach Ma...
  • Still No Resolution on Bus Crisis

    Tonight there is no resolution to the problems affecting the bus industry, as all indications are that things in the north will erupt in the not too distant future. As we mentioned last night, bus operators in the north are divided, and accusations are th...
  • PUP Leader Calls on Dean Barrow to take Action

    This afternoon Party Leader John Briceno fired off a fiery letter at Prime Minister Dean Barrow, calling on him to do the right thing. The letter states, and I quote – “I am seriously concerned about the manner in which a number of Belizean families w...
  • Families Left Homeless After GOB Demolishes Their Home

    The following story is quite frankly one of the most disturbing we have ever carried. As we understand it this morning in a pre-dawn operation members of the Belize Police Department and a team of workers affiliated with Port Loyola Area Representative de...
  • OW Police Execute Drug Raid

    It’s just a short paragraph in the Police situation report this week, but in reality that doesn’t even begin to describe the work that goes into planning and carrying out anti-drug operations. From intelligence gathering to implementation, everything ...
  • MJC Holds Commencement Excercise

    On Sunday, May 29th, 148 students from Muffles Junior College proudly walked down the aisle to receive their Associate’s Degrees – 79 in business, 17 in computer science, 21 in law or sociology and 31 in science or mathematics. After an early mornin...
  • Body of Mexican Police Handed Over to his Family

    This morning the body of a man identified as Mexican Police Officer San Benito Mejia Tun was handed over to his family after a post mortem examination conducted yesterday was unable to determine the cause of death. Tun’s body was retrieved from the wa...
  • Two Detained for Sunday Night Murder

    On Sunday night Orange Walk was the scene of a vicious execution style murder as 26 year old Alberto Tutt was shot four times with what is believed to be a 9mm pistol. The brazen murder in a relatively peaceful neighbourhood would be more commonplace in B...