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Men fleeing check point arrested for drug trafficking

A routine road check by customs officials in Orange Walk ended in a high-speed chase and the arrest of two Belize City men. According to Orange Walk police, around eight [...]

Government closes Refugee Department

Today the Ministry of National Security and Immigration closed the Refugee Department. According to the Ministry the traditional source of refugees to Belize, Latin America has progressed to democratically elected [...]

Reward offered for information on missing lighthouse keeper

The Belize Port Authority is offering a reward of five thousand dollars for any information which will help in locating Charles Garbutt and his family who disappeared at sea two [...]

Child returns after tumor surgery

Almost a month ago, on December fourth, four year old Neri Orellano left the country to undergo surgery to remove a tumor that was lodged in his spinal cord. The [...]

“Macho Camacho” welcomed by Belizean fans

It’s Thursday and you know what that means: cruise ship visitors wandering around town seeing the sites and looking for souvenirs. But while most visitors just blend into the hustle [...]

Viewers reflect on best/worst of ’98

Tonight at midnight we will toast the passing of 1998 and the arrival of 1999. For some ’98 was a great year, for others it was one they hope will [...]

G. Michael Reid looks at the past year

We end our last newscast of 1998 with the Last Word from G. Michael Reid. Tonight, like the rest of us, he looks back on a year that was filled [...]

Friday is holiday, next newscast night of Monday, Jan. 4th.

D.P.P. releases Hummingbird suspects

The May second murder of a B.D.F. volunteer and mass holdup of nearly two hundred Belizeans on the Hummingbird Highway by a band of heavily armed Guatemalans is probably the [...]

Police witnesses can’t make I.D.

It was obvious that Commissioner of Police Ornel Brooks either didn’t believe or didn’t want to believe the witnesses who came forward to support the two suspects’ alibis. He preferred [...]

Five year old dies in traffic accident

A five year old little boy Akim Gladden lost his life yesterday afternoon when he came out of a city bus on Raccoon Street and was hit by a jeep. [...]

U.D.P. says give the media police information

The United Democratic Party is asking the Ministry of National Security to reverse its decision to issue police reports to the media on a twice weekly basis. The U.D.P., led [...]

Cayo gets new ambulance

The San Ignacio Hospital has received an ambulance from the non-profit organization, Janus. On hand yesterday to accept the donation from Gabrielle Wollensak, Janus President was the area representative Minister [...]

Prime Minister says 1999 will be the year for work

While people in Barbados are looking forward to their elections, Belizeans are looking back at the changes and challenges of 1998. Today the Prime Minister Said Musa gave his New [...]

Witnesses say police ran down suspect with vehicle

A young man is hospitalized after being hit by a car on Monday night on Plues Street. Police say two officers, Assistant Inspector Eli Salazar and Corporal Fitzroy Yearwood observed [...]

Man being sought in death of Stann Creek woman

Stann Creek police are looking for a man they believe was involved in the murder of a Guatemalan woman in San Juan Village on Boxing Day. Luis Roches is wanted [...]

15 year old arrested for Christmas robberies

Police have made another arrest in connection with the series of robberies that occurred over the Christmas Holiday. According to A.I.P. Simeon Alvarez, Head of C.I.B., fifteen year old Anthony [...]

Belize City youth hospitalized with chop wounds

A youth from the King’s Park area is in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he received several chop wounds to his body. According to police Paul Anthony Jex was [...]

Guatemalan police meet with Belizean counterparts

Immigration and customs violations are not the only concerns for law enforcement officials at Belize’s borders, nor are they the sole focus of officials on the other side, in neighboring [...]

Music group releases CD with environmental theme

A new group of artists are in town… Jade. The six members of the band all hailing from San Ignacio and Benque Viejo have just brought out their first compact [...]

Mother wants daughter’s killer found

While police decline to report recent incidents of serious crime, except twice a week, at the same time they have little to say regarding a number of unsolved murders. Chief [...]

New police policy limits access to crime news

It is the Monday after a holiday weekend, a time when viewers like to catch up on three days worth of news, including reports on which of their friends and [...]

Belize City youth drowns near airstrip

A Sunday outing at the makeshift beach near the Municipal Airstrip has ended in tragedy. According to police, seventeen year old Gilroy Hilton of a Neal Pen Road address, had [...]

TV reporter mugged, suspect caught by police

A well-known journalist has been held up at gunpoint and robbed of her jewelry. Dawn Sampson, a television reporter for Channel Seven, was walking with her sister-in-law and brother down [...]

Family feud ends in shooting

All was not quiet on Christmas Day in Sandhill as a long running dispute between family members has left one hospitalized and another arrested. According to police, one Charles Canton [...]