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A Stevedore is Executed on His Way Home from Port

There was an execution in the city early on Tuesday night but stevedore, Raymond Arnold did not survive the second attempt on his life. At about seven-thirty after completing his [...]

Chief Justice dismisses PUP’s San Pedro Election Petition

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin today dismissed an election petition brought by the People’s United Party against the San Pedro Town Council, affirming the results of the March seventh elections results. [...]

Attorney Estevan Perrera: This Was Both a Moral and Legal Win

Mayor Daniel Guerrero and his team were represented by Attorney Estevan Perrera. Following the C.J.’s ruling, Perrera told the press that the law recognizes that errors and minor miscalculations would [...]

Lost at Sea for 25 days – Three Jamaicans drifted into Belizean Waters

Three Jamaicans who drifted for twenty-five days at sea were lucky to dock in Ambergris Caye on Thursday morning. The men, twenty-three-year-old Romeo Lewis, forty-four-year-old Karma Beckford and fifty-year-old Noel [...]

No New Concession for Auto Rental Business Says Tracy Taegar-Panton

The auto rental business qualifies for fiscal incentives; that’s according to the Ministry of Trade and Economic Development. An article in another sector of the media reported today that the [...]

National Sports Council Wants $5K from OWTC to Use People’s Stadium for Fiestarama

For residents of Orange Walk and others, Fiestarama is one of the most anticipated and biggest event in the municipality. This year, the municipal fair has been scheduled to take [...]

Will Fiestarama Be Cancelled?

According to Deputy Mayor Ian Cal, the revenues generated from Fiestarama are used to fund a summer program for youth in the municipality. He says that if the National Sports [...]

Daughter Grazed During Gunfire in Belize City

Two females came under gunfire on Wednesday night in the south side of Belize City. The city has been silent of gunfire for days, but around seven-thirty p.m., up to [...]

Belizean Businessman Busted in Melchor Pulls Out His Guatemalan Documents During Court Appearance

A Belizean businessman who also holds Guatemalan citizenship is being held in Guatemala following an overnight raid in Melchor de Mencos on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we reported that thirty-three-year-old Francisco [...]

Minors Behind Belize City Home Invasion on Pitter Street

There were two robberies and a home invasion in less than twenty-four hours in the Old Capital, beginning late on Tuesday night and into Wednesday afternoon. As we’ve reported, armed [...]

Charged for Shocking Double Murder, Milton Maza and Eli Lopez Avila Stand Trial

At least twenty-nine persons are on a witness list in the trial against the two accused men in the bloody stabbing of Attorney Richard Stuart and his wife, Maria. This [...]

Cardenas’ Cotton Case Against Chad Settled

Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel did not have to make a ruling in a civil suit brought against businessman Chad Eckert. That’s because the parties managed to put their differences [...]

Chad Eckert Agrees to Drop Criminal Case Against Gustavo Cardenas

During the dispute between Gustavo Cardenas and Chad Eckert, Cardenas reportedly removed the cotton and seed to another location away from the farm. This prompted Eckert to file a criminal [...]

Improved Benque/Melchor Border Crossing is Inaugurated Out West

It took two months to clean up a long standing problem at the western border where pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as well as illegal activities, were posing persistent challenges to [...]

Belizean Businessman Busted with AK-47 Rifles in Melchor de Mencos

A Belizean businessman was busted with an AK-47, ammunition, drugs and thousands of dollars in different currencies in Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala. Thirty-three-year-old Francisco Javier de la Ho Duarte along [...]

Home Invasion on Pitter Street

A couple endured a terrifying home invasion on Tuesday night on Pitter Street in Belize City. Fifty-eight-year-old Salvadoran national Vilma Ramirez and her husband Elias Ramirez were held up by [...]

Belmopan Car Dealer Caught with Contraband Goods

Thirty-one-year-old Ryan Lopez was caught with a cache of uncustomed goods on Tuesday night. At around eight-forty-five, police in Benque Viejo del Carmen intercepted Lopez who was driving a Suzuki [...]

A Million-Dollar Aircraft of the Tropic Air Fleet is Damaged at the Peten Airport

A Tropic Air seven-seater was toppled over by a freak storm at the Mundo Maya Airport in Flores, Peten, Guatemala on Tuesday evening.  The aircraft, a GA-eight Airvan, was parked [...]

John Saldivar Describes U.D.P. Dream Team for 2020

Since the beginning of the week, Minister of National Security and aspiring U.D.P. party leader, John Saldivar has been putting together an unofficial slate of the best possible combination of [...]

“My Work Will Show for Itself” – John Saldivar on Leadership Bid

While his fantasy league of standard bearers may not reflect his aspiration to someday lead the U.D.P., Saldivar says that his bid for leadership has been steady and will allow [...]

National Citizen Security Summit Tackles Public Safety, Crime and Violence

One of the biggest challenges facing the country has to do with citizen’s security which is being affected by a range of criminal activity; from petty incidents to a network [...]

Stake Bank Cruise Port to Break Ground in August

The Stake Bank Cruise Port is finally getting off almost a decade after it was first conceived and introduced by developer Michael Feinstein.  The proposal to construct a cruise ship [...]

Stake Bank to Proceed Without Controversial Causeway

The project will see the employment of hundreds of local laborers in erecting the twin piers, as well as the structures on the island.  Once completed, however, Stake Bank will [...]

Is the Proposed Cayo Rosario Development Massive?

In another tourism development, two months ago we reported on the proposed development at Cayo Rosario in San Pedro. Tourism stakeholders, fishermen and residents are opposed to the development of [...]

David Gegg’s GST Appeal Case Heard by the CCJ

A peculiar case was argued before the Caribbean Court of Justice today. It boils down to whether or not local tour operators must pay GST though cruise lines are exempted.  [...]