Prime Minister’s September Celebrations speech highlights

Independence Day Celebrations were held across the country yesterday, though in certain areas, including Belize City,  the weather dramatically affected the activities. While the rains cancelled the Formal part of the parade in Belize City, herein the Capital City, both the...

Opposition Leader’s 2015 Independence speech highlights

Earlier in our newscast, we brought you highlights of the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech. We now look at the Leader of  the opposition’s speech. Hon. Francis Fonseca mentioned the need to work in unity and gave the illustration of the BTV and commended them for their...

Third Parties amalgamate

Today it was announced that some members of the three “third parties”, mainly People’s National Party, Vision Inspired by the People, and We the People Reform Movement, will be coming together to form ONE National third party, whose  name and color is yet to be...

Concocaf Champions League 2015 ; Belize vs Panama

The stage is set for the second leg of the Scotia Bank Concocaf Champions League 2015 which will be held at the FFB Football Stadium in Belmopan tonight between Belize’s Verdes FC and Panama’s San Francisco FC. Last month, Verdes held their own against mighty...

Disturbing Rat Video Goes International

The Western Regional hospital has been getting a lot of bad publicity since news of a rat infestation at the hospital grounds first broke in the local media. The bad reputation only increased when a video that was leaked to the media captured the moment when nurses desperately...

Measures being taken at WRH to curb infestation problems

Now with all this bad publicity coming not only from the local media but from international media, how is the hospital responding?  In several interviews conducted over the week,  the Ministry of health authorities effectively divorced themselves from the Western Regional...

PUP rally sees thousands in the North

On Saturday, September 19,  the PUP held another in a series of rallies titled, “Power to the People” in the, San Narciso , Corozal District.  It is the fifth of such rallies and has been the biggest one so far, with an estimated five thousand persons in attendance.  This is the...

Neighborhood wary of possible child molestor

There are some serious allegations of child molestation being made against a 43 year old black American National residing in Belize City. According to the neighbours of the person in question, on Friday evening last week, they reportedly saw a child coming out of  the man’s...

Traffic accident claims life of an 8 year old

A traffic accident on the Benque Viejo road claimed the life of an eight year old child. On Monday, the 21st of September at about  2:40 p.m, 31-year-old Evelyn Kuylen of Benque Viejo Town was driving her Mazda Tribute from San Ignacio Town towards Benque Viejo Town when she lost...

Minor Escapes Would be Rapists

A 15-year-old student avoided a potential rape. On Friday the 18th of September at 8:50 p.m., the minor was walking on a path which led to an unnamed street in front of the football field in San Roman Village Corozal, when she was grabbed from behind by a male person. While she...

Husband and wife held up in their yard

A married couple of San Ignacio Town was assaulted and robbed in their backyard. On Monday the 21st of September in Santiago Juan Layout, San Ignacio Town, 46-year-old Ismael Pulido and his wife, Judith Pulido,  were at home feeding their dogs. While Ismael was feeding the dogs,...

Suspected arson in the Cayo District

Over $32,000.00 in items were lost due to a fire in the Cayo District over the weekend. Brenda Nicholas, the owner of Matras Bar located in Billy White Village, Cayo District, reported that on Friday the 18th of September at midnight,  she left her bar properly secured. When she...

Cannabis and Crack Cocaine found in an abandoned lot

Police found Cannabis and Crack Cocaine during an anti drug operation. On Friday the 18th of September, the anti drug operation was conducted by the San Ignacio Police and the K-9 unit. They went to an overgrown lot behind some houses where they found a black plastic bag...

Christian Parade in Belmopan

Taking back the land parade was a success! Rounding off the September celebrations was the annual Taking Back of the Land parade which was held in the Capital City on Sunday September 20. This was the 25th anniversary of the Taking Back the Land parade which also featured...