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Guatemalans clear over 100 acres of land in Chiquibul

While diplomats on both sides concentrate on taking the Guatemalan dispute to the International Court of Justice, encroachments in Belizean territory by Guatemalans continue to grow by leaps and bounds [...]

International conman caught in Belize

An international conman who is wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States was caught in Belize on Monday. The police department took several days to release [...]

Illegal logging near Honey Camp Lagoon

There is information tonight that the Orange Walk Forest office on Liberty Avenue today seized logs from two trucks believed to have been illegally felled from a protected area near [...]

B.E.L. applies for six percent rate reduction

B.E.L. made a surprise announcement today that will be good news to consumers if agreed to by the P.U.C. This comes on the heels of an injunction granted by the [...]

Fisheries Department releases hicatees into the wild

The Hicatee is considered a delicacy and while it is not illegal to hunt the turtles for personal consumption, it is an offence to hunt them for commercial purposes. Today, [...]

Fire leaves minor with severe burns

A fire in the wee hours of this morning left a minor with first and second degree burns. Around three-thirty a.m., twenty-eight year old Kimberly Trapp and her eight year [...]

Accident trashes vehicles but drivers unharmed

After four this evening an accident occurred at mile four on the Northern Highway. It involved a Ford 250 pickup truck belonging to Bowen and Bowen Limited and Daihatsu Delta [...]

Eighty year old murdered; suspect escapes arrest

On March fourth, an elderly resident of Chan Pine Ridge in the Orange Walk District was brutally attacked outside his home. Eighty year old Jose Caal, a father of sixteen [...]

51 year old charged for carnal knowledge of minor

A mechanic of Hattieville is spending his first night behind bars at Hattieville tonight after he was remanded for having sexual intercourse with a thirteen year old girl. Fifty-one year [...]

2 years for unlicensed gun and ammo

Also in Magistrates’ Court, twenty-four year old Harold Mutrie pleaded guilty to Possession of Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition and was sentenced to two years in prison. Mutrie was one of [...]

Minor remanded and his mother lucks out of arrest

A mother almost joined her son at the Hattieville facilities as a prison inmate for using indecent words to a police constable. The woman, thirty-four year old Lavern Longsworth, appeared [...]

Rhett Fuller’s wife says 20 year trial has been rough

The highly publicized extradition appeal by Rhett Fuller has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal and Fuller is behind bars pending a bail application. His attorney, Eamon Courtenay, is [...]

Roots Life: Penn Cayetano’s latest art exhibit at the Bliss

Lola Delgado’s Art and Idiocy exhibition opened Wednesday night at the House of Culture, and tonight there is another exhibit that art connoisseurs can’t miss. It is entitled “Roots Life’’ [...]

A.C.C. holds annual fair to raise funds for school

It may be a work day but there’s no reason why you can’t pop in at the Anglican Cathedral College‘s fair on Friday. Organizers have been planning since the end [...]

Healthy Living examines the symptoms of hypertension

Available information indicates that hypertension is affecting a large segment of the population and most of time the causes are unknown. Healthy Living this week looks at the symptoms of [...]