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New P.U.P. expels chairman, strips old guard

There was tough talk today coming from the Opposition People’s United Party in reaction to a convention called by the Corozal Southeast Representative, Florencio Marin, last Sunday and attended by [...]

Mayor and embattled councillors agree on salaries

On the other side of the political fence, the issue of the salary of the Mayor had become pretty contentious just before her re-election at the convention on October fifth. [...]

Accused murderer walks, spends night in jail

In the justice system meanwhile, there have been far too many cases of accused killers getting off murder charges when witnesses refuse to testify; this has the public and the [...]

Judge orders retrial of Rudolph Smith

In other court news, a retrial has been ordered for postman, forty-seven year old Rudolph Smith, a man charged with Causing Death by Careless Conduct. This evening the jury of [...]

Two of David Gabourel’s neighbours detained for his murder

And police have made some inroads into the stabbing murder on November fifteenth of taxi driver, thirty-six year old David Gabourel. This morning, based on eyewitness accounts, cops detained two [...]

Thief robs drugstore attendants of cash and jewelry

In crime news, a Belize City drug store was robbed after midday on Monday. Two workers of Community Sports and Nutrition Pharmacy, at the corner of Barrack Road and Hyde’s [...]

CBC’s $40,000 Mitsubishi truck stolen

In another case of theft, a 2006 model vehicle belonging to Channel Broadcasting Cable was stolen over the weekend. Thirty-eight year old Abelardo Olivera, a cable technician for CBC, parked [...]

14 year old sexually abused twice; one culprit charged

And in the island of San Pedro, one man has been arrested and police are looking for another regarding the sex abuse of a fourteen year old student of Las [...]

Belizeans top 13 countries in regional nutrition quiz

Belize topped the Caribbean in a nutrition competition. Four students representing Belize earned first place in the competition of the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute. The team competed against thirteen [...]

Red Cross receives $100,000 from U.S. Embassy

The Belize Red Cross also scored big today. It is the recipient of a new donation to assist flood victims of tropical depression sixteen. And this time the assistance came [...]

Dios Int’l Missionary Church donates to flood victims

While the U.S. Embassy was working out the details of handing over funds to the Red Cross, a group of missionaries from Los Angeles were crisscrossing Belize donating supplies to [...]

Hethelmae Richards is paralyzed and needs urgent help

While flood victims are getting assistance, there is one family in desperate need whose story we found touching and we felt compelled to include it in our newscast. When we [...]

Today is Int’l Day to Eliminate Violence against Women

Around the world today activities were held to commemorate International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women… local events included a candlelight vigil in San Ignacio, the WIN-Belize torch run in [...]

Yaoling’s Art Studio helps youths develop creativity

And turning to young people, developing a creative mind is a primary goal in art. And Yaoling’s Art Studio at mile two and a half on the Northern Highway, is [...]

Bus zoning: more problems than answers

The new bus system implemented on October nineteenth has some major wrinkles to iron out. While its objective was to improve the old system, it appears that some of the [...]