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Incumbent Belmopan mayor defeats two hopefuls

Municipal elections are not due until 2009, but with heavy in-fighting and public quarrels, the U.D.P. has begun early mayoral conventions in districts and the cities. There are plenty candidates [...]

Arson suspected in string of fires

And from politics in the capital city we go south to Punta Gorda where police and the Fire Department are investigating a series of fires that completely gutted four houses [...]

Sister and girlfriend of accused murderer behind bars

Two women were taken to court this morning in connection with the ongoing investigation into the rape and brutal murder of a Belize City single mother Sandra Ruiz, on August [...]

Wife drops assault charges against husband

Domestic abuse is often reported to the police and then regularly dismissed in Court. And today at Magistrate Court number one, twenty-eight year old Claudia Saunders told Chief Magistrate Margaret [...]

Two injured in Belize City shootings

There is no end to reports of crime and violence, and over the weekend, two more persons were injured in separate shootings, one of them critically. Police investigations reveal that [...]

Belize City man survives gunshot to the head

Not too often, victims survive bullets, in particularly when the gunshots penetrate the skull and brain. And while the majority of the cases we’ve reported have ended in loss of [...]

Waitress accuses customer of rape

A Guatemalan waitress has reported to police that she was raped at around one o’clock on Sunday morning. According to the thirty-three year old woman, she left her workplace with [...]

Car dealer’s house jacked in his absence

Robbers took advantage of the absence of a car dealer and emptied the man’s house presumably between July twenty-fourth and August seventeenth. On his return from a trip abroad yesterday, [...]

Man charged with Suppression of Evidence

A twenty year old man has been charged with Suppression of Evidence, not a charge we hear of often. Police arrested and charged Michael ‘Quacky’ Foreman of Louise Bevans Street [...]

Chamber and Rotary announce Employer of the Year

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club have announced the recipients of its first ever Employer of the Year awards. At a ceremony on Friday night Scotiabank walked [...]

Kidney Association has new faces at the top

The Belize Kidney Association has a new president and executive. The organisation held its Annual General Meeting at the Belize Institute of Management on Saturday and elected Andrea Cox as [...]

Gentle Touch grabs 3rd consecutive championship

Gentle Touch grabs 3rd consecutive championship Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into this version of Sports Monday. Week four of the RF&G Cup Tournament brought Benque DC [...]