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U.D.P.’s Michael Peyrefitte heads Ralph Fonseca’s defense

He is a former Minister of Finance, Budget Management, Public Utilities, Police, B.D.F., Housing and a long list of other portfolios and many agree that in the height of his [...]

B.D.F. soldier charged with Manslaughter

Also in court, a B.D.F. soldier from Big Falls, Toledo who was on duty providing security to flood victims tonight finds himself charged with Manslaughter for causing the death of [...]

N.T.U.C.B. wants compromis details before signing

In other news, there are only two more days until the Belize-Guatemala compromis for the I.C.J. is signed in Washington D.C., but tonight the National Trade Union Congress is making [...]

28 civilians become the eyes and ears of the police

Some may say that there aren’t enough policemen on the streets or that people aren’t trusting of officers to share vital information needed to keep the peace and solve crime. [...]

Sergeant Diane Brown is Police Officer of the Month

While twenty-eight men and women were inducted as special constables, today’s ceremony at the Raccoon Street Police Station was also used to honour the police officer of the month. The [...]

Accused claims to be innocent shooting victim; not robber

The shooting at the foot of the swing bridge on November twenty-eighth appeared at first glance to be a clear cut case of attempted robbery of a former police officer [...]

Fudge vendor charged with Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

In other news, forty-two year old fudge vendor, Bernard Pratt was charged with Unlawful Carnal Knowledge of a twelve year old girl. Today, Pratt appeared in front of Magistrate Aretha [...]

Three armed men rob Fuhua Restaurant

And a Chinese businesswoman of the Western Highway was robbed at gunpoint at her restaurant. At around seven last night, forty-eight year old Kun Mei Hung reported that she and [...]

U.B. Belmopan hosts crime symposium

No one seems to have the right recipe to curb crime. And today, students from Belize’s foremost tertiary level institutions gathered at the University of Belize Belmopan campus to attend [...]

Social Interest Organizations hold 1st NGO Fair

In Belize City meanwhile, the Constitution Park was not only a place for playing and relaxing… it was also a place for learning. From nine in the morning until four [...]

Civil Aviation Day celebrated with display, aeronautic show

Civil Aviation Day is celebrated annually to establish and reinforce worldwide awareness of the importance of international civil aviation in the social and economic development of states. Hoping to encourage [...]

B.F.L.A. presents monologue from award winning playwright

In Belize talking about sex, much less genitalia, is a taboo topic. But tonight at the Bliss the subject will take centre stage in an adult only show hosted by [...]

Safiyyah has the rundown of weekend activities

If you are a jazz aficionado, there is an upcoming event this weekend that you just can’t miss, particularly since the proceeds will go to help persons afflicted with HIV/AIDS. [...]