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Businessman murdered in Port Loyola

The first murder for the month of November occurred this evening in the Port Loyola area of the city. The victim is well known in the area and early reports [...]

Man who shot minister’s vehicle charged with aggravated assault

Late this evening, thirty-one year old Kevin Sutherland, a Stevedore of Caesar Ridge Road in Belize City was slapped with Aggravated Assault and Damage to Property charges. Sutherland is alleged [...]

Lesbian cruise docks in Belize

It is not a frequent occurrence, even though Belize is a top tourism destination. The previous gay cruise that visited the jewel was on February first 1998 when a group [...]

Reef experts testify at Westerhaven trial

The case of the Westerhaven continued in Supreme Court today. The ship ran aground on the reef near Caye Glory on January thirteenth. The defense team is invoking a 1976 [...]

Cane farmers battle it out in court

Also in the Supreme Court, the case of the breakaway cane farming group, United Cane Farmers Association (U.C.F.A) came up before Justice Oswald Legall. That association is still seeking to [...]

Residents of Cotton Tree Village charged with 2008 murder

Almost two years after a murder in early 2008, a second man has been charged. An armed robbery of the Sanabria family of Cotton Tree Village in the Cayo District [...]

Cops say additional investigation led to murder charge

Two months after the heinous crime, two residents of the same village: twenty year old Nelson Gibson and twenty-six year old Sherman Anderson, believed to have been monitoring the family, [...]

Orange Walk man chopped in the head

And in Belize City, a man is clinging to life tonight after he underwent surgery for injuries he sustained early this morning. Alex Goff of Carmelita Village, Orange Walk, was [...]

Carcamo charged for alleged shooting retaliation

Nineteen year old Alrick Carcamo was shot at last Friday morning on Caesar Ridge Road. On Monday, Patrick Bevans was charged with Aggravated Assault for the shooting. Today, six days [...]

Abraham family busted with eighteen pounds of cannabis

In an early morning search on the Southside of Belize City, police netted eighteen pounds of marijuana stashed away in three bags in a couple’s yard on Faber’s Road. Shortly [...]

UB Financial Controller and HR Director being replaced

Following the upheaval in October at the University of Belize, changes are apparently afoot in respect of two posts: the Financial Controller, held by Harry Lui and Human Resources Director, [...]

Crime stats show figures going down

The latest crime figures have been released. The good news is that in the month of October, hard crimes such as murders went down compared to the September numbers. The [...]

Police officers refresh their CSI skills

And before an arrest is made for a crime, a proper investigation must take place. That investigation normally includes taking interviews from possible witnesses. But by the time the witness [...]

New bus routes for the western zone

Turning to the highways, the zoning of bus routes was first introduced in October 2008. That solved some problems but created others like in the case of the northern zone, [...]

Belize Dance Company presents Dance Fusion

And the Belize National Dance Company has been in existence for over fifteen years under the artistic directorship of veteran classical and contemporary dancer, Althea Sealy. The company is known [...]

Bishop Wright marries “Misses Right”

In other news, Bishop Philip Wright wed Carla Suite of Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday. The announcement was made officially today by the Anglican Diocese that Bishop Wright and Suite [...]