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Briceño, Espat, Fonseca to contest P.U.P. leadership

After weeks of speculation, three candidates have been nominated to succeed Said Musa as leader of the People’s United Party. They are deputy leader Johnny Briceño, party chairman Francis Fonseca [...]

Finnegan says Venezuela grant was US $20 million, not US $10 million

And while the P.U.P. gets its house in order, tonight there are new accusations against the Musa administration regarding those housing loans. When the program was launched in January, Belizeans [...]

Prohibited ammo, drugs seized in Corozal home raid

A police raid at a Corozal home has resulted in the seizure of drugs and prohibited ammunition. According to police, around seven-thirty on Thursday night their search of the home [...]

Police have new suspect in O.W. double murder …

Orange Walk police have made some inroads into last week’s double murder of Jose Ricalde and Nazim Romero. Investigators had initially fingered eighteen year old Luis Cardenas as a prime [...]

… While Belize City man arrested for Corozal killing

Meanwhile, Corozal police have charged a Belize City man with that district’s first murder for the year. Nineteen year old Ian Haylock of Water Lane in Belize City is accused [...]

14 year old accuses police corporal of rape

Sexual crimes against the country’s children continue unabated and tonight a police officer has been added to the list of accused offenders. According to investigators in San Ignacio, on Wednesday [...]

Belizeans head to Taiwanese medical school

On Saturday, two Belizean officer cadets of the Belize Defence Force will leave the country bound for Taiwan. Twenty-one year old Chantel Castillo and twenty year old Hugo Rosa received [...]

New National Security minister tours Calabash base

In December of last year, the Belize National Coast Guard broke ground for the construction of a forward operational base on Calabash Caye. According to Commandant of the Coast Guard, [...]

CitCo postpones paving Albert/Regent Streets

In news from the City Council, plans to pave Albert and Regents have been postponed until further notice. According to a press release issued this afternoon, the delay is to [...]

Chess competition set Saturday at City Centre

On Saturday, chess players will participate in the first ever international tournament. Chief Tournament Director of the Belize Chess Federation, Glen Reneau says “Candidate Games” is designed to take the [...]

Mennonites celebrate fifty years in Belize

As parades go it will never be confused with the ones on September tenth or the twenty-first, let alone the big jump up of carnival. But this morning the village [...]