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Flood waters rise to alarming levels in Cayo

There is plenty news to report tonight but we start first with the persistent rains over the weekend. There is severe flooding in the west and it looks like few [...]

Chalillo and Mollejon continue to overflow

With the system moving slowly, the west was the hardest hit and there was water everywhere—in some areas the highest to be seen in years—paralyzing businesses and interrupting the daily [...]

And the north prepares for the deluge

Waters are slowly receding in western Belize and the deluge is now moving north. Residents along the Belize River Valley and other areas are in full preparation for what can [...]

Agriculture and tourism sector hit hard by floods

It is still too early to determine costs in damages to residents and businesses, primarily in the agricultural sector, in the short and long term. But it is known that [...]

2 to be charged in Belize Bank heist; over$100,000 recovered

It was business as usual this morning at the Belize Bank Corozal Branch, but that was not the case Sunday night when the bank, that is located within eyeshot of [...]

Telemedia takes G.O.B. in suits and countersuits

If you thought that the legal tangles between the Government and Telemedia were on hold, well think again, because early this morning before the Magistrates’ Court had ordered Telemedia to [...]

Lester Young freed of murder charge

Lester Young, one of two men changed with murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the fatal shooting of twenty-two year old Alpheus Smith junior, was freed of the charges [...]

Mechanic charged with car accessories theft

An auto mechanic has expanded his skills from fixing cars to breaking into them. Alton Lodge apparently broke into a 1991 Honda accord early this past Saturday morning while the [...]

Ex income tax clerk faces charge of theft of G.O.B. funds

A former clerk of the Income Tax Department is in plenty trouble tonight following charges brought against her for Theft of government funds. Twenty-six year old Natasha Kingston of Police [...]

Michaelee Flowers in court for false accounting

Police have charged one of their own, an ex-employee, with false accounting. The former firearms clerk, thirty-nine year old, Michaelee Flowers of Maxboro, was charged with three counts of False [...]

Inmate gets three years for drug trafficking

A prison inmate serving time for burglary has been sentenced to an additional three years in prisons for drug trafficking. The inmate, thirty-six year old Emerito Reyes, got lucky in [...]

Customs officers on 3-day environmental training

In recent days, news from the Customs Department has been about containers and illegal drugs. But today Senior Officers of the Customs and Excise Department shifted gears to focus on [...]

Weekend rains get in the way of sporting activities

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re most welcome to this delivery of Sports Monday. The recent deluge of rain has been unforgiving to the nation and indeed most out-door [...]