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Cpl. Fitzroy Yearwood says he was deceived

There is widespread public indignation that two accused murderers are out on the streets tonight following yesterday’s decision in the Belmopan Supreme Court that the prosecution was unable to continue [...]

D.P.P. stands by her decision in Brannon trial

Her decision to drop the charges has caused outrage, but when we called Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Branker-Taitt, to respond, she explained that there is a logical reason for [...]

6th person charged in plot to rob Shoman family

And while it seems that, at least for now, the Brannon brothers’ case is hanging in the air, the D.P.P. has directed that additional charges be levied against those who [...]

Kimberly Brannon retracts jailhouse confession to murder

She claimed that two masked men killed Anthony “Antics” Herrera at their home in Burrell Boom on Saturday, but the police didn’t buy her story. And so Kimberly McLaughlin was [...]

Two brothers charged with maim of B.D.F. soldier

In other news from the courts, two brothers will spend the Christmas and greet the new year at the central prison. Armando and Angel Bolon, who were both involved in [...]

Sr. Supt. Robert Mariano suspended for contraband rum

He is the Deputy Officer in Charge of Eastern Division and tonight there is word that Senior Superintendent Robert Mariano has been suspended without pay from active duty in the [...]

Woman charged in gold chain theft

And in news from the police blotter, a woman has been detained in connection with the robbery of a teen. According to seventeen year old Edwina Logan, around one-ten on [...]

Tourism industry feeling the pinch from U.S. recession

It’s the beginning of the peak tourism season and for some in the industry it has gotten off to a rocky start. A picture is beginning to emerge on the [...]

National Transport quietly begins layoffs

Still on the layoffs, on Friday, National Transport Limited dropped a bombshell when they disclosed that they were going to lay off a hundred and sixty workers. Today Operations Manager [...]

Battlefield Park trees “limbed” for vendors, homeless relocation

The historic Battlefield Park has been a meeting place since 1638 and it is where Labour Activist Antonio Soberanis and several political parties gathered in the heart of downtown Belize [...]

U.S. donates $1.2 million to B.D.F., Coast Guard

The priority issue in the U.S. bilateral relations with Belize is in the war against drug trafficking. It is known that Belize is used as a transshipment point for illegal [...]

Lifeline gives out Christmas hampers to flood victims

Thousands were affected by recent floods in southern, western, central and northern Belize that wreaked havoc in communities, displacing families and causing millions of dollars in damages. Residents are still [...]

Tek It or Leave It jackpot surges to $10,000

A new episode of Channel Five’s game show, Tek It or Leave It, will be recorded at the Bliss, Wednesday night at eight-thirty. And with Christmas just around the corner, [...]