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Owners of cargo ship accept liability for damage to reef

It’s been ten months since the Westerhaven crashed into the reef, causing substantive damages. Since then two other ships, the CaribeMariner and the Azteca also ran into the reef. Azteca [...]

Home invasion and alleged rape suspect charged in court

On Pan American Day, October twelfth, a brutal home invasion occurred at Freetown Sibun, in Hattieville Village. An elderly Canadian couple that migrated to Belize were held up at gunpoint [...]

Man freed of carnal knowledge charge

In another criminal matter before the court, a Corozal man who was accused in 2008 by an eleven year old girl of carnal knowledge walked free on Monday when the [...]

Jamaican national flees after being busted with weed

And a Jamaican national who absconded in December of 2008 after he was busted with a stash of marijuana was today convicted and sentenced in absencia. Even though he is [...]

Family finds out the cause of newborn’s death

Marisol Elizabeth Perez died one hour after she was born on Sunday and her parents attribute the tragedy to hospital negligence. It is not an unfamiliar allegation and a check [...]

City residents give their take on Brads’ Boledo contract

The news broke on Monday that Cabinet has decided to privatize the nightly Boledo and Sunday lottery. A contract is being awarded to Brads, located at the Farmers Market, a [...]

City Councillors Usher and Espejo throw tantrum

It slipped under the radar but last Friday during a caucus at City Hall two Councilors went at each other in a heated confrontation. It happened after Councilor Roger Espejo [...]

B.E.L. purchases energy from local sources

The Comision Federal de Electricidad from Mexico, last week announced it was canceling its firm contract for electricity supply to the Belize Electricity Limited, one of the biggest utility companies [...]

B.E.L.’s CEO takes on Public Utilities Commission

In respect of its challenges with the Public Utilities Commission, Young explained that B.E.L. has not been able to sit down in the past year with the P.U.C. and that [...]

City residents complain from the crevices of potholed streets

There was a huge cry from City residents last year for the City Council to do something about the deplorable conditions of Albert and Regent Streets in downtown Belize City. [...]