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Cabbie’s Last Fare Leads to Murder

The extended Commonwealth Holiday weekend was an exceptionally violent and bloody one across the country, with murders, disappearances and road traffic accidents being reported as early as Saturday morning.  The [...]

Regulator would be “crazy” to shut off phones

With a permanent injunction now in force on the P.U.C. from collecting, might it decide to withdraw the approval and potentially cripple Speednet’s reach across Belize? The company has more [...]

On crazy night in the City, Jermaine Carr ambushed and shot dead; minor and woman injured

On Wednesday night, Belize City became a war zone. In a matter of hours five people were injured in gun violence and another lost his life. A minor, the third [...]

Andy Rhaburn Faces More Charges for Carmelita Terror

Additional charges of attempted murder and use of deadly means of harm have been brought against twenty-six-year-old Andy Rhaburn.  The Carmelita resident is accused of killing his mother, Braulia Pech, [...]

NWC’s Ann-Marie Williams Headed for CARICOM Post

Ann-Marie Williams is moving on up. She is leaving her Executive Director position with the National Women’s Commission (NWC) for a regional job. Williams is heading to the CARICOM Secretariat [...]

Why Did Joselin Dominguez, 21, Die?

On Friday evening, a young woman was discovered dead in a room in Bella Vista Village in the south. Police officers visited the location and observed the body of twenty-one-year-old [...]

Football Votes Saturday – Who Do the Ministers Want?

The Football Federation of Belize convenes this Saturday for the election of a new president.  With Acting President Marlon Kuylen having stepped aside, the race sees four candidates vying for [...]

Healthy Living: the Central Lab Shows Off New Technology

There is a significant upgrade in technology at the Central Laboratory in Belize City. The lab has acquired new equipment that will increase capacity and time for blood screening. Tonight [...]

Litigants in Mek Mi Rich Case Forced to Wait

‘Mek Mi Rich’ – it was the televised lottery game that Corozal businessman Curtis Swasey says he came up with and took to Belize Telemedia Limited a few years ago. [...]

No Conch Till October; Fisheries Seize Haul in Turneffe

The Fisheries Department and Belize Audubon Society carried out a joint operation Friday and Saturday which netted almost two thousand pounds of illegally harvested conch – of a market value [...]

Orange Walk Housewife Vanishes

Have you seen Miriam Vasquez Alcoser? The forty-five-year-old resident of San Lazaro Village in Orange Walk has been missing since last week. Last Friday, Juan Alcoser told police that his [...]

Police plan review of yet another Tower Hill incident

The police department says it has commenced an investigation into the tear-gassing of protestors and the roughing up of Marisol Amaya at the hands of the Special Patrol Unit.  According [...]

Leads Scarce in Gilroy Martinez Murder Investigation

On Monday, we reported on the murder of thirty two year old Gilroy Martinez of Curl Thompson Street in Belize City. Martinez was shot in the head around eight on [...]

CitCo Donates for Samuel Haynes Institute’s Beautification Program

For the past three to four years, the Samuel Haynes Institute of Excellence has been facilitating a landscaping and beautification program for single mothers and youths from the Pickstock constituency. [...]

Man Charged for Antelope Street Shooting

Twenty-four-year-old Kendall Green is back behind bars tonight following a shooting incident last week. This morning, Green who is no stranger to the police or to the court was arraigned [...]

Northern Fishermen Co-Op Workers Up in Arms Over Minimum Wage

Last week you heard Opposition member and Lake I Representative Cordel Hyde say that living on the minimum wage is killing the poor people in Belize. He spoke of the [...]

New North Side Commanders ‘Meet and Greet’

It’s been two weeks since a major shuffle within the Police Department came into effect. The move saw Southern Regional Commander Senior Superintendent Ralph Moody transferred to Belize City to [...]

Boots Concedes Low Conviction Rate for Trafficking in Persons, but Not Gov’t Complicity

As we told you on Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow does not accept the claims made in the U.S. State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report, which puts Belize in Tier [...]

Why Men Must Get Tested for HIV

On Friday in eight locations across the country and many more across the Caribbean, testing sites will be open for Regional Testing Day. This public/private sector regional collaboration is in [...]

Still no Guat ambassador in Belize; Guats break bank for referendum

Speaking on the occasion of the visit of the Secretary General of the O.A.S., Elrington told the media that contrary to information widely reported in the media in early March, [...]

Two Guatemalans picked up for illegal gold panning

Two Guatemalan men are serving eight months in jail for illegally entering Belize, specifically the Chiquibul National Park, to mine for gold. The joint work of Police, Belize Defence Force [...]

B.P.P./B.T.V.’s Wil Maheia Sounds Alarm on Guatemalan Aggression

The Belize Progressive Party is questioning B.D.F.’s Brigadier General David Jones over a most recent incident in the Sarstoon where a B.D.F. patrol was intercepted by a Guatemalan gunboat. They [...]

CitCo lifts moratorium on taxi licenses in Belize City

The Belize City Council has been tackling for the past two years the issue of an overflow of taxi licenses in the Old Capital. It issued a moratorium on issuing [...]

Driver charged in Unitedville hit and run accident

Fifty-four-year-old Roland Garcia was arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrates Court earlier today, following a hit and run accident over the weekend which claimed the life of a Unitedville resident.  [...]

Territorial Volunteers return to Sarstoon for first Eco-Challenge race

The Belize Territorial Volunteers are organizing a first-of-its-kind competition in which kayakers will paddle from Barranco Village to Sarstoon River, circle once around Sarstoon Island and then return to the [...]