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2 Guatemalans believed killed in fight with BDF

This report just arrived by fax and I will read it verbatim. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports that three of four Guatemalan Nationals who attacked a Belize Defence Force [...]

3 Haitian stowaways returned to ship

Desperate circumstances sometimes drive people to take desperate action, and this afternoon officials at the Belize City Port saw first hand what has become routine in places like South Florida [...]

10 vehicles seized from Mayan King Farm

Police have impounded ten late model vehicles found in a Stann Creek warehouse on the suspicion that they were stolen and illegally imported. The vehicles: four Toyota Hi-Lux pickups, two [...]

Another shopkeeper shot in Dangriga

In more crime news from the south, a Dangriga bar owner lies in serious condition after he was shot last night in a robbery attempt. Police report that thirty-six year [...]

Two wounded in Sandhill robbery

Two men are hospitalised tonight after they were attacked in Sandhill just after midnight this morning. According to police, sixty-four year old U.S. citizen John Craver and forty-one year old [...]

Xtra House shut down for health violations

The sign may read, “Closed for Renovations”, but the management and staff at Xtra House are rearranging more than just the furniture. The store’s owner, Rajesh Chawla, was ordered to [...]

NGOs donate housing materials

Big businesses and foreign governments are not the only entities contributing to hurricane relief. On Wednesday, forty thousand dollars worth of zinc roofing was delivered to the hard hit banana [...]

Footballers confidently head to Guatemala

On Monday, the National Under-21 Male Football Team and the National Women’s Team departed for Guatemala to compete in the Central American Games. Tonight the men will play their first [...]

First solo CD released by punta rocker

Government has tried to help the local music industry by passing copyright legislation and allowing musicians to bring in their recorded CDs duty free. But now it’s time for Belizean [...]

Conservationists discuss funding of protected areas

In Belize we have no shortage of protected areas, both on land and sea. But while parks and reserves have proliferated like termites, their financing has not necessarily kept pace. [...]

Legal community debates issues

With Justice Meerabux removed from the bench and a new crop of high calibre judges manning the Supreme Court, there is for the first time in years a sense of [...]