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Ladyville homeowner sends burglar to morgue

According to police reports, it was a classic case of self defense. A man returns to his house late at night, only to find a burglar who attacks him. Following [...]

Bank denies charges of irregularities by F.I.U.

The Belize Bank today denied allegations that it violated the law in relation to a 2004 transaction that the Financial Intelligence Unit says it should have reported. In a press [...]

Guilty plea rejected; defendant will be tried for murder

He was accused in the heinous killing of a young woman three years ago and following an unusual turn of events, the Supreme Court today decided that eighteen year old [...]

Arsonist sentenced to 5 years in prison

In other court news, an American accused of arson has been found guilty and sentenced to spend five years in jail. Thirty-eight old Mauricio Banaza pleaded guilty to setting fire [...]

Taxes on fuel going down, but still significant

You don’t have to be a taxi driver to know that whatever you’re driving, the price to fill up the tank has never been higher. Ten fifty-nine for a gallon [...]

CitCo promotes healthy life styles with fair

If you’re not feeling well you go see the doctor, right? Well, in a narrow sense, yes, but these days health is viewed in a much broader way … and [...]

New book profiles governor general

For some people, Sir Colville Young is the Governor General of Belize but to a great many others Sir Colville is a teacher, a poet, an author and musician, not [...]

Student poetry contest focuses on child abuse

Competitions for students are a growing trend in Belize and today one local organisation rewarded another set of winners. But what made this ceremony different was the issue promoted by [...]