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Killing at football match shocks nation

Only last week I sat in this same spot speculating on the causes of what seemed to be an unusually long period of calm, in which the murder rate had [...]

Eleven bullets end life of city youth

On Tuesday police are expected to charge a suspect in connection with the murder of twenty-four year old Alfonso Vernon. Around 10:30 on Saturday morning, Vernon was on North Creek [...]

Hit and run kills Belmopan farmer

A farmer from Belmopan is dead tonight, the victim of a hit and run accident. According to police, late Sunday night motorists spotted the body of a man lying across [...]

Corozal man drowns while fishing

A fisherman from Corozal drowned over the weekend while out with friends. Reports are that fifty-two year old Thomas Narvaez of Santa Rita layout left Corozal Town on Saturday evening [...]

40 more vehicles arrive for police

In police news of a more promising nature, the department today took delivery of another forty new vehicles: nineteen cars and twenty-one pickups. The latest shipment brings the size of [...]

British donate books to law library

The Belizean legal community received a much-needed donation this morning, courtesy of the British Government. The U.K.’s High Commissioner to Belize, Phillip Priestly, officially handed over part of the shipment [...]

Crooked Tree inaugurates new library

It’s a long way from the cool carpeted confines of the law library in Belize City, but the latest addition to the nation’s educational infrastructure–opened this weekend in Crooked Tree–is [...]

Higher costs cited as bread goes to $1.25

It’s been part of the “dalla” division for decades…dalla bread, dalla chicken and even dalla beer; but this week, bread says goodbye to its buddies. According to local bakers, rising [...]

Latest Courts winner takes home $2,000

One man who should be able to handle the higher cost of bread is Adolfo Tush of Maya Mopan Village. Tush, a schoolteacher, is the latest winner in the Courts [...]

Sunrise tops Boom eleven in cricket

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this latest issue of Sports Monday. The Harrison Parks National Cricket Competition continues to roll and we caught up with Saturday’s showdown [...]