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Corpse on caye remains unidentified

Tonight, police are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man found dead on a caye off the coast of the Belize District. According to official reports, [...]

Two detained, money recovered in Ladyville heist

Meanwhile, police have detained two suspects in connection with Monday morning’s robbery of a gas station in Ladyville. Sources indicate that at least fifteen thousand of the forty thousand dollars [...]

Burglary suspect caught red handed in O.W.

An accused thief is sitting tight in Hattieville Prison tonight after he was busted trying to steal from an Orange Walk homeowner. Around eight-thirty Sunday night, forty-one year old Michael [...]

Three charged following assault on off-duty cops

A bar fight that resulted in bloodshed over the weekend has left a police officer in danger of losing one of his eyes. According to police reports, around two on [...]

Court accepts West Landivar case for judicial review

Opponents to the construction of a marina and office complex in Caribbean Shores continue their legal battle to derail the project. Following an in-chamber session before Justice John Muria this [...]

Park rangers honoured by Audubon Society

It may not be marked on your calendar but today is being observed as the first annual World Ranger Day. That’s ranger as in park ranger, and in Belize the [...]

New building houses Roe Group of Companies

With the exception of ancient Mayan temples and the even more scarce wooden houses of the colonial era, there are few buildings in Belize worth noting for their distinctive architecture. [...]

KTV gets down to business tonight

Tonight Channel Five’s Ultimate KTV gets down to the nitty-gritty. It’s the opener of eight first-round matchups featuring our returning finalists from the last five years and thirteen newcomers who [...]

Scouts enjoy a week of challenging fun

When it comes to summer activities for children the granddaddy of them all is the scouting movement. And with good reason…as I found out this morning at Camp Oakley. Jacqueline [...]

Shotgun ambush kills St. Margaret’s farmer

They say that if somebody really wants to kill you, at some point they are going to succeed. That’s what seems to have been the case over the weekend when [...]

Robbers take $40,000 from Ladyville gas station

Forty grand is a lot of cash… and right now two armed robbers who stole it are sweating. This morning I visited the scene of the crime. Martin Zuniga, Attendant, [...]

Weekend shootings hit San Pedro, Belize City

Two shooting incidents over the weekend have left victims under medical care. On Saturday night in San Pedro Town twenty-two year old Uwani Nunez was injured, apparently by a stray [...]

Cops arrested in macheting, theft of fuel

There’s good news and bad news coming out of the police department tonight. The bad news is that it appears that more cops are committing crimes. The good news is [...]

Driver dead in Northern Highway road accident

A young man died over the weekend as the result of a traffic accident. Around midnight Sunday, twenty-nine year old Enrique Martinez lost control of the Nissan Xterra he was [...]

P.M. makes official visit to Dominican Republic

Prime Minister Said Musa is in the Dominican Republic on a three day official visit. The trip, at the invitation of Dominican president Leonel Fernandez, will focus on the negotiation [...]

Four dive masters certified as instructors

Belize has gained a reputation as one of the top diving spots in the world, drawing an increasing number of tourists to our waters. That boom has spurred the need [...]

Thieves targeting utilities, broadcasters for copper wire

Like it or not, we live in a market economy, and while we all may be familiar with the fluctuating prices for oil, sugar and citrus, they are not the [...]

San Pedro Tigersharks take hoops title

James Adderley Good evening, I’m James Adderley bringing you this week’s dish of Sports Monday. The tension that met the decisive game three of the semi-pro basketball championships Friday night [...]

Belize Bank turns to London court for U.H.S. money…

The Government’s involvement in the financial affairs of Universal Health Services has provided ample fodder for the Opposition United Democratic Party to attack the administration of Prime Minister Said Musa. [...]

…While A.C.B case against loan hits a snag

Meanwhile back at home, the A.C.B.’s case against the Government of Belize regarding the legality of the loans and guarantees to Universal Health Services took a turn today that will [...]

Decision in West Landivar project set for Tuesday

And rounding out our Supreme Court coverage, this morning Justice John Muria heard submissions from attorneys arguing for and against a tourism project in West Landivar by Belize City businessman [...]

Cayo man convicted of attempted murder

Tonight the family of a teenager left paralyzed by a violent boyfriend is breathing a little easier following the conviction of the man accused of the crime. On Thursday, a [...]

Burglary victim’s girlfriend charged with theft

On Thursday night’s newscast we reported that forty-three year old Marlon Monsanto had been charged with burglarizing the home of San Pedro resident Andy Tillett. But in an ironic turn [...]

Store owner robbed of cash, gun

In Belize City, an armed robbery has netted thieves cash and a loaded weapon. Forty- four year old Chang Huant has reported to police that around one-fifteen on Thursday afternoon [...]

Local producer says contraband efforts not enough

While armed robbery is one downside of operating a business these days, across the country, companies are complaining about another reality: contraband. While customs officials have tried to cut down [...]