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Orange Walk man killed following contraband bust…

We lead tonight with the death of a nineteen year old following a shootout in a contraband bust early Thursday morning in the San Victor Village. The Customs Department was [...]

…And father of deceased says son was innocent

The department is alleging that Oba was hit by mistake in the warning shots. Oba’s father, Marcelino, says his son was not part of the pack and that the family [...]

PM responds to rising cost of fuel

Fuel prices at the pump have been steadily rising and they recently reached a new upward mark. On Sunday regular gas rose to eight dollars and one cent, premium rose [...]

Investigation reveals “gaps” in care of babies that died

In a one month period three young babies have died and the allegations have been hospital negligence. The first two cases were reported at the PG Hospital and the third [...]

Archaeologist speaks on behalf of Mayas in court…

The courtroom today did not have the drama it did on Wednesday when the land rights case of the Mayas versus the government began. Hundreds packed the courtroom then, spilling [...]

…And government’s attorney putting up a fight

When Court resumes on Tuesday morning, Young will also use an affidavit from the Lands Commissioner, Manuel Rodriguez, to substantiate her case. And while Professor Wilk says the Mayans are [...]

PM expects Maya land case to result in appeals

When we caught up with him at the National Teachers’ Day celebration in Belmopan, the prime minister also spoke about the ongoing Maya land rights case and on the decision [...]

Judges age at time of hearing might affect many rulings

Meanwhile at the Appellate Court, arguments were presented in the appeal of the murder conviction of Elvis Myers. This case has been drawing much attention because it can have a [...]

Guyanese attorney appointed as new Solicitor General

Since the resignation of Tanya Herwanger in June of 2008, the country has been without a Solicitor General. A year later, the Barrow Administration has finally found a replacement. His [...]

U.S. president nominates ambassador to Belize

There’s another appointment but in diplomatic circles. Press reports from the U.S. say that the White House has put forward the nomination of a new envoy to Belize. President Obama [...]

Min. of Health contracts investigated by Contractor General

Over twenty six contracts worth one point six million dollars are currently under investigation by the Contractor General. The contracts were awarded by the Ministry of Health to the tune [...]

4 SUVs pile-up on Northern Highway

A four vehicle pile-up occurred this evening in Belize City at approximately four-thirty this evening interrupting the flow of traffic at the entrance of Belize City. The four sport utility [...]

Belize’s top ten most wanted criminals

It’s the list of the top ten; not in the musical charts, but of hardened and most wanted criminals in the country. The list, released by the Police Department includes [...]

Teachers’ Day celebrated in Belmopan

Teachers’ Day was originally scheduled for May fifteenth but because of the flu scare and the warnings about mass gatherings it was postponed for today. Teachers from throughout the country [...]

Safiyyah’s got hot spots for weekend entertainment

The weekend is upon us and there is a whole lot to look out for. Saffiyah has a new look and she has been scouting around and has a list [...]