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Family bound during gas station robbery

Three employees of a gas station on the Northern Highway were terrorized today by a thief that made away with thousands of dollars in cash and valuables. It is the [...]

Video captures moments leading up to city murder

In other crime news, police still have not made any inroads on Wednesday afternoon’s murder of Peter Myvett.  The twenty-two year old was gunned down shortly after midday as he [...]

Police still have no suspects in Wednesday night shooting

And in relation to a shooting that took place on Wednesday night, police have no suspects. The incident happened on Antelope Street Extension in the Collet area around ten o’clock [...]

Teachers get ready to protest outside House of Representatives

Primary school students will be staying at home this Friday. Most of the week they ‘talked the talk’ and tomorrow teachers will ‘walk the walk’ on Independence Hill. The latest [...]

Students may be without teachers on Friday

While the B.N.T.U. says that it can’t close the schools, it warns that teachers will be away from the classrooms. Parents are advised to make a make an alternative plan [...]

What will replace corporal punishment in schools?

Panti’s response to the possibility of the B.N.T.U. proposing an alternative to corporal punishment was direct to the school management, who he believes should take up the challenge. Jaime Panti, [...]

Belize Hydroelectric worked halted by Ya’axchѐ judicial review

There is one more case to add to the mounting litigation against the government and it is coming from the environmentalists. This afternoon the Chief Justice, Dr. Abdulai Conteh, granted [...]

Smart granted judicial review

In the other case of judicial review, Speednet, the owner of Smart, went head to head in court with the Public Utilities Commission this past Wednesday.  It started when Telemedia, [...]

Foreigners issued visas without following protocols

It’s a lucrative business that is the subject of an investigation and it has to do with the issuance of visas to nationals who require clearance and approval from the [...]

Rivalry in citrus industry reaches acidic levels

It’s been months of back and forth between the Citrus Growers Association and its subsidiary, the C.P.B.L.  And if you thought you had heard enough, well there was one more [...]

Witnesses refuse to testify in attempted murder trial; accused acquitted

While the jury is still out on where the dispute in the citrus belt will end up, an attempted murder case ended today in the Supreme Court. The office of [...]

No license and alcohol: a perfect combination for an accident

A Pickstock Street resident also found himself in court today facing five traffic offenses after he took a joyride on his motorcycle while he had been drinking and did not [...]

Computer technician takes cash and pawn shop’s laptop

A Belize City couple is out of a laptop computer after being scammed by a technician.  Glenn Gordon and his common-law-wife Monica Usher of M&J’s Pawn Shop reported to police [...]

Drivers for bus companies go head to head in traffic

The perennial rivalry between two Belize City-based bus companies came to a head this morning at the roundabout near the Northern Highway leaving more than a few disgruntled passengers stuck [...]

Shyne signs multimillion dollar recording contract

Shyne Po, or Moses Michael Leviy, the rapper and son of Prime Minister Dean Barrow has been busy since his return to Belize.  Deportation has not kept him back, and [...]

Healthy Living gets to the heart of stomach problems

It is inflammation of the lining of the intestines caused by a virus, bacteria or parasites. It can affect anyone especially children. Gastroenteritis is not an acute health problem, but [...]