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Xin Ni Uses Bogus Corozal Address to Purchase Hilltop

The sensational story involving the questionable sale of choice land between the Belmopan City Council and Chinese businessman Xin Ni continues to unravel.  Tonight, the plot thickened because the Vice [...]

Belmopan Mayor Circumspect on Who CitCo Negotiated Hilltop Land Deal With

On Tuesday, Mayor Khalid Belisle hosted a press conference during which he refuted claims made by the Public Service Union.  When asked who from Simplex Design brokered the deal with [...]

Teenage Minor Held for Deadly Shooting in San Pedrito

Police believe they have cracked the latest murder in San Pedro. Late this evening, a fourteen-year-old minor was charged for the execution of Cyril Jones, a thirty-seven-year-old BWS employee who [...]

Accused Murderer Found Not Guilty

Twenty-seven-year-old Warren Lewis became a free man on Wednesday night after he was found not guilty of murder. Lewis stood trial for the 2009 killing of twenty-two-year-old Albert Allen. After [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Loses Eye at Sarstoon F.O.B.

The Forward Operating Base at the mouth of the Sarstoon River is placed at a strategic location at Belize’s southernmost border with Guatemala.  The post is manned around the clock [...]

Francisco Sis is Knocked Down and Killed near Dump

The lifeless body of fifty-seven-year-old Francisco Sis, a farmer of San Marcus Village, was observed in the middle of the Southern Highway on Monday night.  He had been fatally struck [...]

Charges Pending for BAHA Inspector after Fatal RTA near Easy Inn

Well-known Belize City cabbie, Arthur Requeña, will be laid to rest on Friday.  The taxi driver was knocked down and killed on Monday morning while attempting to cross the Philip [...]

Murder in San Pedro; BWS Employee is Executed

A thirty-seven-year-old San Pedro resident was executed on the veranda of his home on the island town. Cyril Jones was shot in the face on Tuesday night around seven-thirty when [...]

Coastal Road Cocaine Haul is Incinerated

A convoy of vehicles book-ended by wailing sirens made its way along the George Price Highway this morning, en route to a location out west where a sizeable amount of drugs [...]

Who Landed Suspicious Aircraft in Sarteneja?

When a suspicious single-engine aircraft touched down at an airstrip in Sarteneja over the weekend, residents who are wary of constant drug activity taking place in the north believed that [...]

P.U.P. Licks Out at Belmopan Mayor Over Questionable Land Sale

The People’s United Party has weighed in on the land dispute involving the Belmopan City Council and the Public Service Union.  In a release issued earlier today, the opposition party [...]

A Course of Action to Recover Hilltop

On Monday, P.S.U. President Doreth Cayetano-Obermayer told the media during a press conference that they have always been under the impression, aside from supporting documents, that the land in question [...]

Department of Transport Denies City Shuttle’s Application for Belama Bus Run

Owner of City Shuttle, Philip Jones, is accusing the Department of Transport of unfair practices and discrimination of a political nature. Jones wants to provide transportation services to and from [...]

Philip Jones Threatens Court Action against Department of Transport

According to Musa, the decision of the Department of Transport will be appealed and based on the minister’s decision, it will be decided whether the matter will be taken before [...]

Belmopan City Council Defends Sale of Hilltop to Chinese Businessman

The Hilltop headquarters of the Public Service Union in Belmopan was sold off a month ago unknown to them. The new owner is a Chinese businessman from the north who [...]

Mayor Says P.S.U. Never Returned to Negotiating Table

According to Mayor Belisle, were the P.S.U. to have honored the agreement, a significant portion of what is outstanding would have been cleared.  The property, which was valued at no [...]

CitCo Open to Help Identify New Land for PSU Headquarters

Mayor Belisle did not confirm if the land was paid for in cash and neither could he provide details as to how Xin Ni was aware of that the land [...]

Atlantic International Bank Limited Denies Any Wrongdoing

Atlantic International Bank Limited denies any wrongdoing. The bank was named in a civil complained lodge in the U.S. courts after the Federal Trade Commission shut down the multimillion-dollar ‘Sanctuary [...]

Emerson Eaghan Freed of Murder Charge

He was charged with murder in 2009, but tonight, twenty-seven-year-old Emerson Eaghan is a free man. He walked free on Monday following a decision by Supreme Court Justice, Colin Williams.  [...]

Battle over Battle of the Drums Venue in PG

The annual Battle of the Drums Competition, aside from Garifuna Settlement Day, is one of the most anticipated events on the November calendar.  Every year, hundreds of spectators travel down [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail Over Battle of the Drums Controversy

Late this evening, Minister of Culture Patrick Faber intervened in the matter, giving verbal assurance to the secretariat that the fees being charged by the National Sports Council will be [...]

P.S.U. Headquarters is Sold Off to Asian Businessman by Belmopan CitCo

The Public Service Union is confirming that its headquarters and land in Belmopan have been secretly sold off on the cheap and the union is not taking it quietly. The [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail! B.N.T.U. and Minister of Education Meet

The Belize National Teachers Union, five days after marching on Belmopan in protest of the Ministry of Education, has met with Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and cooler heads seem [...]

Will Teachers’ Pay Get Docked After Demonstration?

Will protesting teachers be docked a day’s pay for last Wednesday’s demonstration?  Senator Elena Smith told the media that it is their hope that the respective managements will not deduct [...]

Patrick Faber Points Finger at Media for Ministry/B.N.T.U. Miscommunication

Interestingly, the Minister of Education blamed the media for, (Quote) “stirring the mud between the union and government.” (Unquote)  Faber also says that the meeting was amicable and cordial.  Both [...]