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U.D.P. kicks off campaign with “21 pledges”

The party’s manifesto isn’t ready yet, but Opposition Leader Dean Barrow took the offensive this morning following yesterday’s election announcement by the Prime Minister. While his twenty-one pledges broke little [...]

New citizens descend on Belmopan for swearing in

With elections less than a month away politicians are trying to get as many voters registered as possible. Today the scene at the Immigration Department in Belmopan was one of [...]

Two detained in Dangriga robbery

Two men await charges in Dangriga following a robbery and stabbing that left a deliveryman for Belize Western Energy injured. Fifty-one year old Marino Lucas reported to police that around [...]

Burglar caught red handed sawing through bars

An eighteen year old Orange Walk man finds himself in trouble after police caught him red-handed cutting through the burglar bars of a building early this morning. Police say that [...]

Convicted break-in artist sentenced to five years

A Lord’s Bank man will spend five years in prison for Burglary. On January fourth, twenty-four year old David Castellanos broke into the home of Alvan Haynes at Mile Twelve [...]

A year later, driver charged in traffic death

The accident occurred almost a year ago, but that did not stop police from slapping a driver with some serious charges. Today thirty-one year old David Vasquez appeared in Magistrates’ [...]

Detained city resident says he is victim of profiling

It’s not uncommon for citizens to complain to the media of unnecessary force by members of the police department, but tonight a young man is claiming he was the victim [...]

Victim of Hurricane Dean wins latest Lotto

While most Belizeans find themselves trying to catch up on post Christmas loan payments, one couple from the Corozal District is celebrating their good luck after they hit all five [...]

Seven days into new year and no murders yet

We ended last year with an overall drop in crime but a record number of ninety-seven murders. This year it is a real pleasure to report that the first week [...]

Caye Caulker will get first ever water system

The timing may be politically convenient but Government’s plans to open a new water treatment plant in Caye Caulker will significantly improve life on the island for its fifteen hundred [...]

Group of Three propose detailed set of political reforms

The reform of our system of government is a topic that has periodically grabbed the attention of citizens and on several occasions has prompted the nation’s political directorate to make [...]