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Stann Creek family alleges torture by police

In the two weeks since the brazen one hundred and fifty-eight thousand dollar hold-up of the Dangriga branch of Scotia Bank, there have still been no arrests. But police have [...]

San Pedro watchman killed by robbers

Four men have been detained in San Pedro for what appears to be a burglary that degenerated into murder. Fifty-year-old Antonio Almendarez, a watchman at Fido’s Restaurant and Bar, was [...]

Bar owner wounded in robbery attempt

A Belize City businessman was shot in the shoulder on Monday night when two men unsuccessfully tried to steal his gun. George Ming told police he was outside his club [...]

Carnival deal will sign on Wednesday

The case for judicial review of the contract between Carnival Cruise Lines and Government brought by the Belize Tourism Industry Association was adjourned indefinitely several months ago…and the fifty million [...]

D.O.E. has Luke Espat in court

Speaking of Belize Ports Limited, the prime mover behind that company, Luke Espat, is having a busy week. In addition to salvaging the Carnival deal, Espat has had to defend [...]

Hostel residents compete in dorm decorating

For many troubled Belizean young people the Youth Hostel is either the place where you get your life back together or a brief interlude between primary school and prison. Today [...]

Mom can’t control child; seeks help

Earlier in this newscast we ran a story on activities at the Youth Hostel aimed at the rehabilitation of troubled young people. The following report could be called a “prequel” [...]