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Resignation and suspensions at City Hall

When we aired a story two weeks ago on the suspension of city administrator Englebert Perrera, little did we know that his was only the tip of the iceberg. Reports [...]

Justice Gonzalez reappointed to ease work load

At yesterday’s sitting of the Senate, sixty-six year old Supreme Court Judge John Troadio Gonzalez was reappointed to the bench for a one year term. Gonzalez retired earlier this year [...]

Three men accused in San Pedro murder walk free

In other news from the courts, three men walked down the steps of the Supreme Court free of charges of Murder earlier today. The reason, the chief witness could not [...]

Denvo Banner also freed of murder charges

Another murder case fell through for the prosecution today in the Supreme Court due to insufficient evidence. This time it is twenty-two year old Denvo Banner, charged with the murder [...]

U.S. national charged with unlawful carnal knowledge

In more news from the courts, a U.S. national resident of Burrell Boom will spend the end of year holidays behind bars. Twenty-eight year old Brian Tillett was today charged [...]

Michael Gladden facing more charges for attacking taxi drivers

Michael Gladden, who appeared in court on Monday for Attempted Murder, was back in Court today, this time for the robbery of another taxi driver, sixty three year old Hipolito [...]

“Mente” sent off to prison for theft

Two convictions were secured in court; in the first case, a fifty-one year old man was today sentenced to a year and five months in prison. On October third, Alrick [...]

Charles Bradley pleads guilty to illegal gun, ammo charges

In the other case, in court today thirty-three year old Charles Bradley pleaded guilty and was sent to prison. The fisherman was busted by police on Thursday with a nine [...]

New president elected to B.T.I.A.

It is the beginning of the peak season in the tourism industry and with tourist arrivals slightly down and a financial crisis gripping the U.S., which is where most of [...]

S.J.C. produces top scorers in CAPE, CSEC…

It’s that time of the year when students from secondary and tertiary level schools are recognized for their performance in the Caribbean Advance Proficiency and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. [...]

…But results show decrease in English grades

The results of the exams, however, show a mixed bag. While results indicated performance increases in passes in sixteen of the thirty-three subject areas, English showed a decrease by twenty-two [...]

S.S.B.’s “Ride across the Country” coming up

Four years ago, the employees of the Social Security Board started the Ride across Belize as an initiative to uplift the image of the organization and at the same time [...]

The Volleyball winners are …

The culmination of the Primary School Volleyball competition was staged at the Belize City Centre today. Students from primary schools countrywide convened to battle for the titles of Female and [...]

“Art Everywhere” opens at S.J.C.

Earlier in the newscast we reported that S.J.C. had topped the CAPE and CSEC exams. That’s quite an academic accomplishment and to show that its students are well rounded, the [...]

Gazebo in downtown Belize City causing a stir

When residents drove over the Swing Bridge on Thursday morning, they were surprised and probably perplexed to see a gazebo smack in the middle of the junction with North Front [...]

Safiyyah’s weekend activities and the best fried chicken

It is finally here, Tek it or Leave, the new game show on Channel Five. Saffiyah has the details of the show and more on what’s happening around Belize… Hey [...]