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Fatal shooting rocks North Creek

A twenty-three year old Belize City man was gunned down this afternoon as he sat in front of a house in the North Creek area. Police say Kareem Broaster, a [...]

Kraal Road holdup nets thief cash and cards

In other crime news, a shop on Kraal Road was the victim of an armed robbery on Wednesday. Forty year old proprietor Li Lian He told police that while she [...]

Use of speed guns upheld in court

And in case you were wondering how things were going with those new speed guns, traffic police report just fine, thank you. They have confirmed that two violators were successfully [...]

Late arriving raffle winner cries foul

His name was pulled from the barrel at last night’s big Princess Hotel and Casino anniversary raffle; but before George Davis could get his hands on the ten thousand dollar [...]

Tourism figures up, up, up

A few weeks ago we reported the preliminary figures but now the numbers are official. 2003 was by far Belize’s biggest year ever for tourism. Tourist arrivals at the Philip [...]

JP Association seeks higher standards

Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of the Supreme Court from all over the country will meet in Belize City on Saturday. It’s the third annual general meeting of the [...]

Old gang boys tell kids to cool it

We are all familiar with the Creole proverb: “when fish come from rivah battam and tell yuh halligata gat bellyache believe ahm.” Well yesterday students at St. Joseph’s Primary School [...]

P.M. holds first meeting with Guat. President

Prime Minister Said Musa has held his first meeting with Guatemalan President Oscar Berger. The two leaders exchange views this morning, a day after Berger’s inauguration in Guatemala City. Prior [...]

New Melchor Mayor has high level support

And while it may not have had all the pomp and circumstance of the Presidential gala, another Guatemalan public official was inaugurated today…and I had the privilege of attending. Janelle [...]