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Arson charges rekindled following hung jury

A man appearing in the Supreme Court today under police guard became enraged when he was informed there would be a second hearing of his arson charges after the first [...]

A few programmes help troubled parents, children

On last night’s newscast we told the story of a Belize City mother who confessed that she no longer has the ability to control her twelve year old son. It’s [...]

Peruvian songstress arrives for concerts

When Belize City hosts a visiting musical star, chances are it’s a dancehall artist from Jamaica. Well, this weekend the old capital goes Latin. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting It is the [...]

Car show is on for Sunday

Hurricane Emily may have been all bluster and no breeze for Belize, but she did succeed in keeping some fancy wheels off the highway that would have been rolling towards [...]

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” [...]

Belizean arrested in Miami as part of Brown drug case

The plot continues to thicken in efforts by U.S. authorities to break up an alleged major cocaine exporting operation based in Belize. The latest development involves the arrest of Belizean [...]

Thieves hit Princess Hotel for big money

Big bold daylight robberies seem to be very much in style this season, and this morning the third major jacking in three weeks took place, this time in the heart [...]

Video camera foils robbery at pizza parlour

Four young Belizeans are behind bars tonight after their Saturday afternoon robbery of a popular Belize City pizza parlour was foiled by a video camera. Twenty year old Shannon Avila; [...]

Belizeans head to Cuba for free eye surgery

Almost every Belizean has benefited either directly or indirectly from the health care provided in Belize by Cuban doctors stationed here. But a new program is giving Belizeans the opportunity [...]

Latest Courts winner spins for $4,000

Sunday at B.T.L. Park had a special attraction this weekend in the form of the Courts Spin to Win draw. The woman with her hand on the wheel was Jacqueline [...]

…while late Lotto ticket is good for $115,000

Since it was announced one month ago that someone had won the one hundred and fifteen thousand dollar lotto draw on June twenty-second, but no one showed up to claim [...]

Young musicians get a lesson in drumming

If you’re a parent who is growing tired of the sound of the television blaring all day, you now have a chance to exchange that audio for something more original: [...]

Art camp held in memory of Eder Alamilla

The Institute of Creative Arts has another activity on at the Bliss for the next two weeks: an art camp for children and teens. The programme is a collaboration between [...]

British soldier takes sprint triathlon

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly glad you’re able to join us for this issue of Sports Monday. Yesterday the Sunday afternoon exploded at the Sandlighters Promenade where [...]

Officer injured in shootout at Guatemalan border

Belizean and Guatemalan authorities are working together to try and capture four men, all believed to be Guatemalans, who opened fire on a team of officers from the Benque Viejo [...]

Mystery assailants sought in shooting and stabbing

Thirty-nine year old Gregory Harris claims he does not know who shot him or why, leaving police without much to go on in their investigation. Harris told police that around [...]

2 shop thieves, 1 bike thief caught red-handed

It was a case of good neighbourhood watching which led police to catch a thief in the act this afternoon. According to Belize City police, a call came in that [...]

Molester charged for rape of 5-year-old

In a follow-up to a story aired last night, twenty-three year old Israel Cant has been arrested and charged following the rape of a five-year-old girl from the Stann Creek [...]

Charges withdrawn in boating fatality

Criminal charges were dropped this week against a fisherman accused of causing the death of a swimmer in Caye Caulker. Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord freed Walter August, after the Director [...]