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New requirements for gun licenses

In the light of many discrepancies in the gun license policy or lack thereof in Belize, the Ministry of National Security and Immigration has formulated a new battle plan against [...]

P.M. attends summit in Rio

Prime Minister Said Musa is joining the leaders of 47 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean for the first joint summit with the European Union this week in Brazil. [...]

Courts Belize gives out cash

Five lucky people have won $2,000 each in the Courts Millennium Mania Raffle. Ticket stubs from all over the country were brought to the Courts Belize City Main Office where [...]

James Adderley looks at mountain bike race

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for this dish of Sports Monday. Let’s start with the Belize Amateur Basketball series as Christian Ambassadors and Mirab find [...]

P.M. defends Ombudsman appointee

Before they were elected to office almost a year ago, the People’s United Party pledged to appoint an Ombudsman to investigate complaints from citizens who felt they were being abused [...]

Barrow objects to Rodriguez appointment

As expected, the United Democratic Party voiced their objection to the appointment. Leader Dean Barrow says he was never consulted during the selection process, and that Paul Rodriguez is so [...]

Espat comments on Arenal shooting

Minister of National Security and Immigration, Jorge Espat today made a formal statement at the Meeting of the House of Representatives about the shooting death of Guatemalan Mateo Ramirez by [...]

Marital rape bill presented

Also in the House today Minister of Human Development, Women and Youth, Dolores Balderamos Garcia presented a bill seeking stricter and more consistent penalties for child molesters and another making [...]

Government to sell B.E.L. shares

Belize Electricity Limited Chairman Robert Usher gave B.E.L. shareholders the details of the upcoming sale of B.E.L. shares by the Government of Belize at the sixth annual general meeting Thursday [...]

Charges filed in bus accident death

A private investigator was arrested and charged today in connection with the death of a man who was run over by a bus. Kirk Yard is accused of pushing forty [...]

Mennonite commits suicide

San Ignacio police are looking into a possible suicide in Spanish Lookout in the Cayo District. On Thursday the partially decomposed body of forty four year old Cornelius Reimer was [...]

San Ignacio man sought for attempted rape

Tonight San Ignacio police are asking the public to help them find Melbert Guzman wanted for assault and attempted rape. According to the police on Thursday evening Guzman punched and [...]

Crafts displayed at St. John’s and Stella Maris

An arts and craft exhibition was held this week at the Bishop Sylvester Memorial Center to mark the end of St. John’s Cathedral Week. Primary school students showed off their [...]

G. Michael Reid looks at championship game

Tonight G. Michael Reid has what probably is the last word of the week on the final game of the semi-pro season. He also offers his congratulations to those who [...]

Guatemalan Embassy discovers stolen vehicles

The Guatemalan Embassy is warning Belizeans to be very careful when purchasing any 1999 vehicle from Guatemala since it may be stolen. Consular official to Belize Carlos Raul Morales told [...]

Benque police need help identifying body found in river

Benque Viejo del Carmen police are asking the public to help them identify the body of a Hispanic man who was found floating in the Mopan River on Wednesday. Police [...]

Dangriga girl raped by 2 youths

In other news from Dangriga a 13 year old girl reported she was raped by two 17 year old youths on Sunday. She said one of the boys asked her [...]

B.E.L. holds AGM

Shareholders of the Belize Electricity Limited will gather tonight in the Radisson Fort George Conference Room to review the fiscal year ending March 1998 in their annual general meeting. The [...]

International dance concert at Bliss

This weekend the Belize Arts Council has a special event you and your family may want to attend. The event is a dance exhibition featuring Cuban and American dancers including [...]

Parenting course holds graduation

As anyone who has children knows, it’s not easy to be a parent. But sometimes things get so out of hand the children are removed from the home. The Department [...]

Raiders receive semi-pro championship trophy

The controversy surrounding last Friday’s semi-pro championships ended yesterday with the Belize Basketball Association Appeals Board upholding Phoenix Footlocker Raiders’ win. The board ruled that although there had been a [...]

Protest Board rules in favor of Raiders

History will probably remember it as only a minor footnote to the most exciting finish in semi-pro basketball history. Today the three members of the B.B.A. appeals board made it [...]

Manuel Sosa sworn in as Court of Appeal Judge

Manuel Sosa was sworn in as a judge of the Court of Appeal this afternoon at the Belize House in Belmopan. Sosa had been appointed Chief Justice by the Esquivel [...]

Victim of bus accident dies of injuries

On Tuesday evening, forty year old Herman McKoy of Georgeville died at the Karl Heusner Memorial from injuries he sustained after being run over by a bus last Friday night. [...]

Mother protests sentence given to daughter’s assailant

A youth accused of shooting a sixteen year old girl in September of 1998 pleaded guilty to the use of deadly means of harm and was fined and ordered to [...]