Hon. Gaspar Vega refutes allegations

On Wednesday earlier this week hundreds of residents of Orange Walk Town and the surrounding communities gathered solemnly at the Cervantes’ family farm where they expected to mourn for the slayed Orange Walk hero. Instead the Cervantes family dropped a huge bombshell when they...

Mexicans say Belizean police have not asked for cooperation in finding Manuel Castillo

Manuel Castillo has been on the run since then and police said at that time they believed that he had fled to Mexico. One would have expected that Belizean police would have touched base with their Mexican counterparts to be on the lookout for Manuel Castillo. However, according...

Cervantes Family hands over recorded conversation to police

On Friday, the Cervantes family officially handed over the recorded conversation to police. After they came out of the police station, they spoke to the media.   Vilma Cervantes – Wife of Deceased “Memories just come back.    Ramon Cervantes Jr. – Son of...

Appeal Court reduces damages for Christine Perriott

The Court of Appeal closed its final session for 2014 on Friday in Belize City. Judgment decisions were handed down in several already decided cases.   On the criminal appeal side, Lavern Longsworth’s substituted sentence of eight years for manslaughter from a life sentence...

Dangriga Fire Fighters and Leaking Hoses

An overnight fire in Dangriga gutted a small two story wooden structure and an eyewitness says they fire fighters need to upgrade their equipment. We hear more in this report from Dangriga Correspondent Harry Arzu.   Harry Arzu – Dangriga Correspondent “This is...

FECTAB rails against new tour operator contract and policies

The Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations of Belize (FECTAB) are silent no more, but not by their own choice, they say. They have come out with their usual fire and brimstone against Government authorities over the issue of a recently-published health and safety manual for...

Yohnny Rosado and Vitalino Reyes reconcile

As previously reported, rival operators Yohnny Rosado and Vitalino Reyes have been engaged in a long-standing feud that has landed them both afoul of the law. While 5 of Rosado’s workers face charges for allegedly mauling Vitalino Reyes Jr and a friend, the two agreed to settle...

Salvation Army kicks off Christmas Kettle Appeal

Each November the sound of bells and singing of Christmas carols heralds the beginning of one of the most significant annual fundraising efforts in Belize, the Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Appeal. The Salvation Army uses the monies collected from businesses and ordinary people...

Rise and Shine Telethon on November 15th

Here’s a reminder that on Saturday November 15th, Rise and Shine will be holding its annual fundraising telethon to keep the programme on the air. We thank all our viewers and supporters and look forward to hearing from you on or before the date. That is Saturday November 15th.