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Two suspects detained as details emerge of Coca-Cola murder

It was the kind of crime that, although no longer surprising, is no less disturbing. More details of Thursday’s cold blooded murder and robbery on the Old Northern Highway are [...]

Forgery suspect walks away from police in P.G.

There’s good news and then there’s not so good news to report tonight from the southern coastal town of Punta Gorda. The good news is that the quick actions of [...]

U.S. resident of P.G. dies at home

Still in Toledo, no foul play is suspected in the death of a U.S. national in the village of Hopeville. Forty nine-year old John Richard Marik’s lifeless body was discovered [...]

Off duty policeman arrested in shooting

In other crime news, Belize City police have arrested and charged one of their own in connection with a shooting incident late Thursday night at a popular night-club on the [...]

Teenage girl killed in Camalote traffic knockdown

And in news just in, we have received reports of a traffic accident in Camalote Village in the Cayo District. A vehicle travelling on the Western Highway apparently ran into [...]

Free textbooks program for needy students set to begin

It has been trumpeted from the U.D.P. rostrum for several weeks now, but today a B.I.S. press release officially announced government’s new policy for assisting needy primary school students with [...]

Two veteran politicians square off in Rural Central

Both major candidates are former ministers of past P.U.P. governments. Luis Sylvestre’s career spanned the transition from colony to independence and after a brief political retirement he re-emerged last year [...]

Midnight basketball tournament continues in Belize City

The National Male Basketball Team may have left for the Central American and Caribbean Games, but the championship fever has not died. The Belize Youth Development Department has been seeking [...]

A frustrated G. Michael Reid confronts the Family Court

The weekly commentaries of G. Michael Reid have usually combined an artist’s touch for language with a streetwise philosopher’s understanding of the human condition. Tonight he turns those abilities in [...]