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Teenager found murdered in Libertad

A brutal murder has taken place in the Corozal District. This evening, all hopes of finding sixteen year old Elia Gonzales alive were dashed as the teenager’s body was found [...]

Pipersburg and Robateau sentenced to hang

Convicted murderers Leslie Pipersburg and Patrick Robateau are tonight on death row. At approximately eleven-forty this morning Justice Troadio Gonzalez handed down sentences for the two men declaring that the [...]

O.W. men caught with 8 lbs of cocaine

In other crime news, two Orange Walk men have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking, following the discovery of almost eight pounds of cocaine. Twenty-nine year old Manuel Pelayo [...]

Police receive training aid…

Judging from the number of complaints about police behaviour, it’s clear that some additional training in public relations is not a bad idea. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police, Maureen [...]

…while Miami Belizeans help cadet corps

And while police officers get to sit through PowerPoint presentations, the Youth Cadet Corp will be receiving some much needed funds from an upcoming event in Miami. This morning the [...]

P.M. offers little new on B.T.L. deal

Days after it was confirmed that Jeffrey Prosser’s Innovative Communication Company has purchased seventy-eight percent of Belize Telecommunications Limited, details of the agreement are still hard to come by. Amidst [...]

Basketball Federation tries to reorganise

It’s been simmering just below the news radar for quite some time, but today the apparent collapse of Belize’s national basketball programme took on a very public face. The occasion [...]

Tuberculosis on the rise in Belize

It is not one of those diseases that get much publicity in Belize, primarily because of the successful containment and control programmes implemented by the Ministry of Health. But tuberculosis [...]

Civil society presents report to P.M.

There are too many workshops, planning committees and seminars, and not enough work being done in Belize. That’s just one of the latest findings from the civil society organisations of [...]

Conference promotes conflict resolution

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the Guatemalan claim to Belize, and while the O.A.S. sponsored facilitation process has disappeared into history, the dispute was very much [...]