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Compol expects cops to be charged

In less than two weeks, separate incidents involving police officers have resulted in the shooting deaths of two civilians. In the wake of such jarring blows to the image of [...]

Unions and Finance Minister talk about S.S.B.

In the continuing saga of those proposed changes in Social Security, a meeting was held on Monday between union representatives and Finance Minister Ralph Fonseca. According to a government press [...]

Pickup driver charged in cyclist’s death

In crime news, the driver of a car involved in the death of a motorcyclist has been arrested and charged. Rogel Cal has been charged with manslaughter by negligence, causing [...]

15-year-old charged in school arson

And in that fire, which occurred at Biscayne Government School, police have arrested a fifteen year old who has been charged with arson. The suspected motive for the act has [...]

O.W. woman charged, challenges police account

In Orange Walk, Elvira Grant, the woman who we satirically referred to as Annie Oakley in last night’s newscast, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one [...]

Lobster season opens with big catch

In the avalanche of weekend crime that was reported on Monday’s newscast we somehow managed to neglect one of the favourite events on our calendar…that is the opening of lobster [...]

New election commissioners sworn in

It’s a big job and today the people who will be responsible for keeping our elections free and fair were given their official appointments. This afternoon the press got a [...]

Drivers urged to trade in old license for new

It’s an important document and now the Belize driver’s license is going high tech. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods brought in her old beat up ID and–just like magic–emerged with a [...]