| Oct 26, 2010
| 7:45 AM
What was once Hurricane Richard is now a memory.
The system downgraded from a tropical depression into a "remnant low" as of 11 a.m. on Tuesday while it was in the Bay of Campeche, about 170 miles northwest of Campeche, Mexico.
Accordingly, the National...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 6:00 AM
The five-day "Jungle Love" package includes activities such as a zip-line canopy tour in the rain forest, guided nature hikes, visits to Maya archaeological and petroglyph sites and an inner-tube float down the Macal River.
Dates: Available through May...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 12:21 PM
Two magic words -- "on time" -- started appearing on some airport departure boards Tuesday as stranded passengers' patience and cash waned after a blizzard that brought transportation to a halt in the Northeast during one of the busiest travel times of...
| Feb 3, 2011
A Central American country, located between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize has a variety of Caribbean islands including St.George's Caye (the site of the 1798 battle during which the British defeated the Spanish and laid claim to Belize), Ambergris Caye and...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:55 PM
BELIZE (KTLA) -- FBI agents arrested a woman Wednesday in Belize wanted in connection with a 2010 killing in Palmdale, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Agents apprehended Larene Eleanor Austin, 29, on suspicion of her involvement the shooting death of...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:15 AM
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man from Belize vacationing in Southern California has been arrested, after he allegedly followed a teenage girl into her Hawthorne apartment and then tried to rape the girl's mother.
Lirisi Arzu, 22, was booked on suspicion...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:33 AM
A family from Denver is speaking out against American Airlines, after being stranded in Dallas for three days.
Kyle Gosnell says the airline forced him, his wife, and their four-year-old son to leave the airport because his passport was “mutilated....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 11:03 AM
As newly formed Tropical Storm Harvey moves over Central America, two tropical waves in the Atlantic are steadily gaining organization.
One, of immediate interest to the islands of the eastern Caribbean, is expected to approach the Lesser Antilles on...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 5:08 AM
CANCUN, Mexico -- A weakened Tropical Storm Rina whipped the Mexican resort communities of the Yucatan Peninsula early Friday as it lost more of its punch.
The storm was buffeting the Mayan Riviera area with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph),...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:06 AM
A Westmont man who came over to his estranged wife’s for a family movie night that ended with her strangulation confessed today to her murder.
In a partial plea with DuPage County prosecutors, Ian Alamilla pleaded guilty to the first-degree...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:18 PM
An up-and-down Tropical Storm Ernesto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane by Tuesday and take aim at Belize or Mexico’s Yucatan with sustained winds of 85 mph.
At 11 p.m. on Monday, the system was in the Caribbean about 365 miles east of...
| May 24, 2009
How to Cook a Tapir
A Memoir of Belize
University of Nebraska Press: 294 pp., $24.95
Back in 1962, Joan Fry, an English major, was hungry for adventure. She married an anthropologist and followed him to what is now Belize, to a village deep...