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Senators raise more questions about Attorney General

The Senate met for part of the day in Belmopan to consider the Seventh Amendment to the Constitution that went through its second and third reading in the House on [...]

Pellet gun injury leaves Ahmad Nah brain dead

A nineteen year old resident of Camalote Village is tonight clinging to life after being shot in the head by a minor.  The family of Ahmad Nah has reported that [...]

Landowner, Samuel Bruce, fights GOB for his acres

We have been following the legal battle between a civilian and the government over a property in Benque Viejo del Carmen. The trial inched one step closer to completion today [...]

Does Bruce want a war with the government?

The government’s attorney, Priscilla Banner, argued that the motive for acquiring the land is reasonable since it is for the improvement of education.  But Musa countered that Benque Viejo is [...]

‘To lash or not to lash?’ Senators discuss corporal punishment

Parliamentarians from both sides of the House got into feisty debate over corporal punishment last Friday. While the debate in the Senate was less emotional, Senators from across the aisle [...]

Task force appointed to find alternatives to corporal punishment

While the images of last Friday’s protest are still fresh in everyone’s mind, things have quickly swung around at the Ministry of Education, which has now appointed a task force [...]

Patrick Faber readily admits that he is ambitious

As we reported, the Education and Training Bill was passed by the Senate today. The man who steered the controversial Bill in the House last Friday, was the Minister of [...]

Education Minister says teachers were ignorant

But there is one constituency the Minister will need given his political ambitions. That’s the unions who are vex, in fact downright angry, with him. And that bad blood just [...]

Caye Caulker resident gets five years for stabbing teen

A farmer who stabbed a fourteen year old girl from Caye Caulker multiple times in 2004, today pleaded guilty to use of deadly means of harm with intent to cause [...]

Mark Usher Jr. charged for illegal ammunition

He was kicked out of high school in January after he was charged with Attempted Murder for a stabbing incident on Fabers Road that landed one man in the hospital. [...]

Sisters charged with beating up female minor

A distraught mother and her sixteen year old daughter reported to police that on February seventh two women stormed their home and beat the minor brutally. Two sisters, Shantel and [...]

Mexico and Guatemala rocked by earthquakes

There were two earthquakes today in the same general area in Central America.  And while they were not strong enough to cause any major damages, they moved the earth enough [...]

National Assessment of country’s response to HIV/AIDS

There is no shortage of information on the prevention of HIV/AIDS. Unfortunately, there is an abundance of new cases being diagnosed each year. A national assessment is being conducted that [...]

Mission Miracle of intends to open eyes

Back in April 2009, a large crowd gathered at the City Center for the launch of Mission Miracle or Operacion Milagros. But by the end of that month, the Influenza [...]