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First arrest made in passport scandal

It’s certainly not the arrest we were expecting…after all we had been led to believe that a big fish would be the first charged in what has been dubbed “the [...]

Deported Cuban causes turmoil during flight

They were given a one-way ride back to Havana on Thursday, but a group of Cubans who entered Belize illegally did not go without putting up a fight…even in the [...]

Shown on TV, accused robber faces new charges

Occasionally we receive comments from civil libertarians complaining that the practice of showing accused criminals on television is a violation of their constitutional right to be presumed innocent until proven [...]

Pair arrested for St. Matthew’s robbery

Two young men of St. Matthew’s Village on the Western Highway have been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and burglary. Police say that seventeen year old Rudolph Young and [...]

Benefit concert will help music school

This Sunday the Pallotti Music School invites you to two hours of relaxation at the Belize Biltmore Hotel. Former students will be playing several classical favourites while at the same [...]

Chalillo case reaches Privy Council

The case against the Chalillo project has finally reached the Privy Council in London. On Wednesday a three judge panel heard arguments on whether to grant the environmental group BACONGO [...]

Summer camp teaches football skills

It may not be the biggest of Belize’s many summer programmes for kids, but the children who assembled this week at the M.C.C. Grounds were not short-changed on fun. Jacqueline [...]

Is policing city a soldier’s job?

You see them everywhere on the streets of Belize City: young men with big guns. No, not gang boys; we’re talking about the B.D.F…and the concept of soldiers as policemen. [...]