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Robbery turns to murder at Lily’s store in San Ignacio

2009 is only five days old and already the murder trend is matching last year’s record high. On January third, tragedy visited a family in San Ignacio Town just as [...]

Four shot during family’s moving day

And in Belize City, crime continued unabated. The Castillo family’s moving day last week Friday was expected to be a happy and uneventful occasion, but it was everything that it [...]

Teen shot by notorious criminal

The shooting incident on Curl Thompson Street was not the only one that occurred on January second. After seven p.m. Friday night, a seventeen year old young man was shot [...]

James Gerou in custody for money laundering

James Gerou is back in police custody. The thirty-seven year old American baseball player allegedly got away from the Queen Street station on Friday before police could charge him in [...]

Man charged for pulling gun on stepdaughter

A domestic squabble has landed a man to the remand section of the Central Prison. Thirty-five year old Ralph Sherlock Martinez a.k.a. “Miniman” who allegedly pulled a gun on his [...]

Accused: firearm charge is for a special constable’s gun

A businessman busted for a firearm offence is tonight claiming he is being victimized. Around six on Friday police on patrol in Belama Phase two stopped and searched thirty-three year [...]

San Ignacio/Santa Elena crime statistics for 2008

And while the crime statistics for 2008 are not yet available since the December numbers are still being tallied, we can share the figures for the San Ignacio/Santa Elena Twin [...]

Minister lobbies colleagues support against Diane Haylock

NICH President, Diane Haylock, returned to work today and as we reported last week, she found herself in the middle of a war waged with clear battle lines. Haylock’s boss, [...]

New Contractor General and Ombudsman sworn in

There are two appointments in government to report tonight that had become vacant with the change of government. A release from the Office of the Clerk of the National Assembly, [...]

B.W.C. protest CitCo for 7 weeks of payment owed…

It was déjà vu for the Belize City Council this morning as workers from the Belize Waste Control showed up at their North Front headquarters wielding placards. The issue once [...]

…And CitCo admits to cash-flow problems

At seven weeks in arrears the City Council owes B.W.C. two hundred and seventeen thousand dollars. Today it was revealed that CitCo also has five weeks of outstanding bills with [...]

Pregnant woman and toddler hit by bus

Traffic accidents are unfortunate whenever they occur and the story that follows has left a pregnant woman with constant nightmares and unable to walk. The expectant mother and her one [...]

P.G. man takes home $25,000 from Courts

A Punta Gorda man found a great way to start the New Year, by going home with a lot of extra cash. Gilroy Selgado was one of seven participants in [...]

Counsellors discuss depression on “Open Your Eyes”

The topic of this morning’s Open Your Eyes was mental health. Speaking on the issue was recurring Channel Five judge, Jennifer Lovell who has a master’s degree in counseling and [...]

Team Alberts loses 1st basketball game in 3 years

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and in our first delivery of Sports Monday for 2009 we take this opportunity to wish all Belizeans much betterment in the new year. Speaking [...]