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Chinese shop robbed, owner almost killed

A Chinese businessman is lucky to be alive tonight after a robber’s gun jammed. The incident at nine this morning at Wan Si Grocery Shop on Central American Boulevard is [...]

Police dog discovers drugs in vehicle

A police dog is responsible for the arrest of a man on Hummingbird Street after the canine sniffed out a supply of marijuana in his vehicle. Police say on Tuesday [...]

Police officers suspended for drug use

Two police officers have been interdicted from duty after testing positive for drugs. The constables, Austin Tillett of Ladyville and Clifford Augustine from the Hattieville Police Station, were tested by [...]

Teenage girl convicted for stabbing friend to death

A fifteen year old girl has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty of manslaughter. Shernell Morris was fourteen when she stabbed sixteen year old Ashante [...]

Colombian Charge D’ Affairs asks for earthquake relief

The Embassy of Columbia is asking Belizeans to help the people of Colombia recover from an earthquake two days ago. The Embassy says that a total of eight hundred people [...]

International Red Cross opens earthquake appeal

In related news, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has launched an initial appeal of eleven million Swiss Francs or about sixteen point five million U.S. dollars to [...]

“Your baby and AIDS” seminar held by PAHO

The Pan-American Health Organization is holding a seminar entitled, “Your Baby and AIDS” tonight. The objective is to enlighten young women who arepregnant or considering getting pregnant about the many [...]

Police find weapons at primary schools

Parents are being advised to check their children’s school bags before they go off to school. Not to see if they have done their homework, but to see whether they [...]