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Killer leads police to murder victim’s corpse

The year’s thirty-fifth murder was committed over the weekend in the Stann Creek Valley. Today police say the perpetrator took them to the scene of the crime, which is where [...]

Mom and granny accused of pimping daughter

In other criminal news from the south, a Dangriga mother and grandmother are both behind bars tonight, accused of pimping out a ten year old girl. According to police, the [...]

Residents say drunk cop shot up the neighbourhood

Meanwhile, police investigations continue into a shooting involving an off-duty cop and a fisherman early this morning. The official version of events is that Corporal Gavin Sanchez was heading to [...]

Driver says gunmen jacked his container truck

The theft of cargo trucks is common along Guatemalan highways but tonight a Belizean driver has reported that’s exactly what happened to him Monday night on the Coastal Road. Twenty-one [...]

Trail of paint leads to arrest of thief

He didn’t do it deliberately like the fabled Hansel and Gretel, but a Belize City man who stole a bunch of paint was apprehended after his victim followed the trail [...]

Car rear ends bus, student seriously injured

It’s the scene of many fender benders but this afternoon the Western Highway’s intersection with Western Avenue was the site of a serious accident. According to Tillett’s Bus driver Emelio [...]

Reports say Guatemala willing to go to World Court

The Guatemalan claim to Belize: Although often left to simmer on the public’s back burner, it remains the number one issue on our foreign policy plate. Foreign media reports say [...]

Rotary receives grant for education

The Rotary Club of San Ignacio has received funding to promote teacher education nationwide. The project, which builds on a successful pilot programme initiated in 2003, aims to train three [...]

Is Belizean headed for career in N.F.L.?

Viewers of this newscast are no strangers to the exploits of Belizeans who make it big in international professional sports. The name Milt Palacio immediately comes to mind in N.B.A. [...]

City Council receives donation for Battlefield Park

The present focus of the Belize City Council’s downtown rehabilitation efforts may be on paving Albert and Regent Streets but in the no-too-distant future Battlefield Park—which sits between those thoroughfares—will [...]

Question to viewers: How to transcribe Kriol

Over the years we have consistently received comments from viewers/readers expressing their difficulty with our transcriptions of certain quotes in stories in which the speakers use Kriol. The common complaint [...]