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Police raid hauls in illegal ammunition

Belize City police have arrested and charged three people in connection with the discovery of a large amount of ammunition, including explosives. It’s not the biggest cache to be taken [...]

All-points bulletin issued for murder suspect

Police are still trying to identify and locate the suspect in last Friday’s brutal slaying of a young mother and her unborn child in the village of La Democracia. The [...]

Privy Council spares death row inmate

There’s one less person on death row tonight. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council today upheld the appeal of Pascual Bull against his 1994 murder conviction and subsequent mandatory [...]

Fire leaves Belize City family homeless

An early afternoon fire in Belize City has left a number of people homeless. Sherlyn Young had just left her house to go and buy at a nearby shop when [...]

Baby manatee dies

In a follow up to the story we ran in yesterday’s newscast about a baby manatee stranded near the Deep Water Pier in Belize City, researchers say their efforts at [...]

Old Swing Bridge to undergo rehabilitation

While efforts to save the life of the stranded manatee calf may have come too late to make a difference, the Ministry of Works is hoping the same will not [...]

Belize City youth allege police brutality

It sounded just like a scene from one of those movies you see on TV, two young men dumped in the trunk of a car and taken on a ride [...]

Female prisoners stage drama for school children

It is often said that “haad aze pikni go da maakit two times.” But some grown-up women who find themselves on the wrong side of that Creole proverb are using [...]

Police try to I.D. murder suspect from home video

The number of people on Belize’s list of most wanted fugitives is again up to three, the latest addition being the person who brutally stabbed to death Geneive Robinson in [...]

Prime Minister appoints Commission of Inquiry

In news from politics, the office of the Prime Minister has announced the appointment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate alleged irregularities and improprieties in the Economic Citizenship Program [...]

Bicentennial song competition launched

The National September Celebrations Committee today announced the launch of a competition to choose a patriotic song to be used in the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the [...]

Stranded manatee calf rescued near Deep Water Pier

Conservation officials were called out to Deep Water Pier at the Port Authority today to rescue a young manatee stranded in the area. The calf, believed to be about a [...]

Visiting dentists hold free clinic for children

Primary School children from the village of Hattieville and surrounding areas have reason to wear broad smiles these days. A team of visiting dentists from the U.S.A. today wrapped up [...]

Pregnant woman murdered in La Democracia

It’s the kind of senseless crime that is no stranger to this newscast. And this latest incident has left an entire community in shock. Residents of La Democracia Village in [...]

Five charged in murder of Alden Quilter

In other crime news, police have charged five people, including three minors in connection with the shooting death of twenty one year old Alden Quilter. Initially police reported that last [...]

Three charged for kidnapping Alfonso Williams

And in a follow up to another big story we reported last week, police have charged three men in connection with the disappearance of Alfonso Williams earlier this month. The [...]

Automatic weather station to be built in Belize City

The Belize Weather Bureau today announced it is going to set up a state of the art observation platform in Belize City. The Bureau used the occasion of the forty [...]

Belize and Guatemala hold technical meeting in Miami

In news from the diplomatic front, a technical level meeting between Belize and Guatemala took place last Friday in Miami. A government press release says both sides ratified positions arrived [...]

Belize attends regional trade conference

Belize was represented at a two day trade conference last week in San Jose, Costa Rica. Over a thousand delegates from throughout Central America and the Caribbean gathered to discuss [...]

Belize loses international soccer

Good evening. I’m James Adderley and step up to this version of Sports Monday. For a second week in a row we headed west to the Norman Broaster Stadium for [...]

Brooks reaffirms that police killed Mangar in self defense

It was a press conference that members of the press had expected to attend on Monday, in the wake of the Sunday killing of Wensworth Mangar, perhaps the most wanted [...]

Police now say Quilter shooting was accidental

In other crime news police are now saying that Thursday’s shooting of Alden “Jam” Quilter is not related to the kidnapping and suspected murder of his best friend, Alfonso “Cat” [...]

Hospital Auxiliary donates supplies

The Child Care Centre on St. Thomas Street was today the beneficiary of a donation courtesy the Belize City Hospital Auxiliary. The gift comprised twenty two sets of sheets valued [...]

YWCA celebrates anniversary

For the past five days the staff and members of the Young Women’s Christian Association, the YWCA, have been holding activities in commemoration of the organization’s forty two years of [...]

S.J.C. Open Day entertains and educates

It is among the nation’s premier institutions of secondary education… and today St. John’s College let it be known that it’s looking for more than a few good men. Jacqueline [...]