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Fire on North Front Street claims three houses

Fire broke out Thursday evening just before seven p.m. on North Front Street in Belize City, and as usual hundreds turned out to witness the spectacle and generally get in [...]

Arson suspected in Mahogany Street blaze

No sooner had the National Fire Service finished their work on the city’s northside, then they were off to the southside to battle the flames of another fire. This time [...]

Body of newborn found in Dangriga pit latrine

Dangriga police are looking for the woman who abandoned her baby in a latrine. On August twenty-fourth, Phyllis Palacio of Tenth Street reported that she had found the decomposed body [...]

Guatemalan to be charged with molesting five year old

On Tuesday concerned citizens of Benque Viejo del Carmen told police they suspected a Guatemalan mason was molesting a five year old girl. Tomorrow forty-year-old Edgar Rene Hernandez Diaz will [...]

Three hospitalized after collision with dump truck

On Tuesday an accident on the Western Highway claimed the life of Supreme Court Justice John Rivero. Earlier that day, however, there was another crash. Around eight o’clock in the [...]

P.U.P. to celebrate first year in office

To mark the one-year anniversary of their win in the general election, the People’s United Party has announced that Friday August twenty-seventh will be a National Day of Prayer and [...]

Poets invited to enter September contest

Need an extra thousand dollars? Well if you write poetry and aren’t afraid to get up on stage then the first annual National Poetry Contest might be one way of [...]

Ex boat captain now builds models

While many might love life on the sea, very few demonstrate their affinity like Alvero Vernon. The ex boat captain has become a shipbuilder but on a much smaller scale. [...]

Ombudsman opens Belize City office

Even though his office only officially opened today, Ombudsman Paul Rodriguez says he has already received an onslaught of complaints, mostly about land claims and police work. He says so [...]