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Body of Nigerian resident washes up off Belize City

The corpse of a Nigerian resident of Belize was found floating in the sea this morning … and while his identity is no longer in question, the cause of his [...]

Exposed himself to little girls; pervert gets a yr. in jail

He is on his way to a seat on the Supreme Court in the new year and in his final days as Chief Magistrate, Herbert Lord is digging deep into [...]

Convicted murderer sentenced to life behind bars

A young man who was convicted of Murder earlier this month has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Twenty-one year old Dionicio Salazar was found guilty of the June twenty-eighth, 2004 [...]

Compol says he would have eventually charged Maroquin

On Tuesday’s newscast we quoted the pointed comments of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh as he criticized Commissioner of Police Gerald Westby, for his apparent disregard of a D.P.P. directive to [...]

Annual B.D.F. dinner features big time waiters

‘Tis the season for Christmas parties and dinners and the Belize Defence Force is not immune to the festive epidemic. But unlike other events, today the soldiers at Price Barracks [...]

P.M. looks ahead to a better 2007

And while we had the Prime Minister’s attention we took the opportunity to seek an update on the refinancing of our debt … along with some less urgent issues. Prime [...]

Health minister explains U.H.S. takeover

And while on the subject of taking care of our health … amid widespread criticisms of the government’s purchase of Universal Health Services and its proposed amalgamation with the Karl [...]

Ready Call moves to much improved offices

Since it opened in June 2005, Ready Call Centre has had its share of publicity, and not all of it has been good. But today, the company was in high [...]

Downtown city streets in a mess …

It seems that at least once every year–often around this same time–we do a story on the deplorable state of Belize City’s streets. Here we go again … and from [...]

… and Northern Highway no better

From downtown our cameras travelled north … only to find more broken pavement. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting The Northern Highway has not looked this bad in a while and why it [...]