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Three arrested in prisoner death

Saying they will have zero tolerance for crime, the Ministry of National Security is investigating every officer who was on duty at the Belmopan Police Station on Independence Day following [...]

Fireworks and flagraising for Independence

The September Celebrations culminated this week in Independence Day celebrations. On Monday night there was the usual reception at the House of Culture, formerly the Government House, with entertainment by [...]

Jump-up held on Albert and Regent Streets

The official ceremonies may have been moved to Belmopan this year, but the jump-up remained at its traditional location on Albert and Regent Streets in Belize City. And as usual [...]

US gives over one million dollars to boost law enforcement

The United States government has made a sizable contribution towards law enforcement development and interdiction efforts. The fund will also cover narcotics prosecution, administration of justice, maritime law enforcement and [...]

Shrimp farm employee found dead

An employee of the Nova Shrimp Company’s Toledo branch was found dead in one of the ponds on Independence Day. Police report that the body of Catarino Sho was discovered [...]

Second man arrested for fisherman’s death

A second man has been apprehended for the shooting death of Paul Garbutt and the attempted murder of Paul Welsh on September eleventh. Twenty-two year old Michael Pau of Pinks [...]

Customs officer arrested for firing shots on the twenty-first

A customs officer who reportedly celebrated Independence Day by firing shots into the air has been arrested. Thirty-seven year old Thomas Young of Guadelupe Crescent was charged with discharging a [...]

British helicopter crashes in Chiquibul

Just before nine on the morning of September eleventh, a British Army Gazelle Helicopter went down in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. According to the British Army Training Support Unit, BATSUB, [...]

Family Court moves to Commercial Centre

The Family Court has been relocated to the third floor of the Commercial Centre in Belize City. The new offices were opened today. According to the staff, the new site [...]

Fernando Cruz’s oil paintings on exhibit

A Belizean artist living in Manchester, England is exhibiting his work at his hometown of San Ignacio in the Cayo District this month. Fernando Cruz, who paints in oil, chooses [...]

Taiwanese await word from Taipei

In the early morning hours of Monday, Belizeans joined a shocked world as news reports trickled in that a massive earthquake had rocked Taiwan’s capital Taipei. The magnitude was seven [...]