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O.W. family begs for blood as accident victim clings to life

It was a story that never made it into the police press reports … a mid-morning traffic accident on the Guinea Grass road that left a pregnant woman in critical [...]

Cayo knockdown leaves Esperanza woman brain dead

Meanwhile, police investigations into another traffic accident, this time on the Western Highway, continue; but tonight reports are that the victim has been certified as brain dead. Around five on [...]

Husband charged in Pomona murder case

In news from the south, police reports are that Dangriga cops have arrested and charged the prime suspect in the death of twenty-six year old Lydia Smith. According to authorities, [...]

Charges dropped against 2 defendants in Gallaty shooting

It was a crime that shocked the country … the brazen 2004 shooting of well-known Belize City businessman Phillip Gallaty as he drove over a speed bump in Ladyville. Tonight [...]

D.P.P. enters nolle prosequi motion in Treasury theft

Two people accused of ripping off the Treasury Department walked out of court as free citizens after the charges against them were withdrawn. The Office of the Director of Public [...]

Chainsnatcher sentenced to 5 years behind bars

A Belize City chain snatcher has been sentenced to five years behind bars. Forty-one year old Andy Avilez appeared before Magistrate Sharon Frazer today after the victim, Maria Sabala, testified [...]

13-year-old boy wounded in city shooting

Gunshots rang out on the Southside of Belize City last night and when it was over, two more young men lay wounded. But most troubling is that one of the [...]

Part 2 of football season kicks off this weekend

Football fans didn’t even have time to start missing their favourite players as this weekend turf action kicks off once again on fields across the country. Today we caught up [...]

Viola Myles: going strong at 103

When we last spoke to Viola Myles, the one hundred and two year old had just fought off an armed intruder at her home on Allenby Street. But tonight the [...]

Belmopan land project tackles illegal squatting

In the capital city today, residents participated in a new initiative designed to combat the negative effects of squatting. According to a press release issued by the Belmopan City Council, [...]

Mock Cayo elections puts pressure on politicians

It was designed as a creative way of teaching civics to young Belizeans … but today school officials in Cayo found themselves at the centre of a political scenario that [...]