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Attempted robbery and shooting at Atlantic Bank

A daring mid-afternoon robbery by two thieves who stole a service weapon from an Atlantic Bank security officer was thwarted when one of the assailants got shot on the left [...]

Prosecution ordered to give full disclosure of evidence against mayor

And in court today, the case against Belize City Mayor, Zenaida Moya Flowers inched one step further when a date was set for a preliminary inquiry.  The prosecution presented some [...]

Two suspects sought for murder of Glenford Matura

Glenford Matura was gunned down on Wednesday morning just before eight and tonight Belize City police are seeking two suspects in connection with his murder. It is reported that twenty-nine [...]

Who will purchase government’s treasury bills?

There is a sixty million dollar hole in the 2010-2011 budget and the government is expected to announce on Monday how it will raise the cash to balance the shortfall. [...]

Mark Espat believes taxes are about to go way up!

As part of the Treasury Amendment, the government is increasing the duration of treasury notes from five to ten years.  Espat says that the U.D.P. criticized the PUP for extending [...]

Central Bank of Belize Amendment Act an optical illusion

The next bill that is expected to be passed by the U.D.P.’s majority in the House is the Central Bank of Belize Amendment Act. The Barrow administration hopes that it [...]

Guatemalan squatters ordered to move from land

Thirty-seven families, most of whom are Guatemalans, are being ordered to move from land which they now occupy at Mile forty on the Western Highway.  Today officials from the Ministry [...]

No Lotto or Bel 3 draws; contract still being negotiated

As of February twenty-fourth, sales of Lotto, Bel Three and Scratch tickets have been suspended because Tropical Gaming Company’s contract expired. Since then the company has been in negotiations with [...]

Amalia stabbed to the throat in Pink’s Alley

A twenty-three year old woman of the Pink’s Alley has been remanded to the Hattieville Prison after she was found guilty of Grievous Harm for stabbing a woman. On July [...]

Jose Sanchez charged for attacking supervisor with crowbar

Drinking on the job is sufficient grounds for termination. So what does getting intoxicated and attacking a supervisor get you? Twenty-three year old Jose Alfredo Sanchez found out the hard [...]

Witness says he saw accused kill Tyrone Castillo

A Belize City murder case, two and a half years in the making, got underway today.  Trenton Smith is accused of gunning down twenty-nine year old Tyrone Castillo on the [...]

OAS to implement convention against corruption

OAS officials and stakeholders within various government ministries today met in Belize City to develop a draft policy to address corruption.  The national workshop will assist in preparing a course [...]

Marion Jones joins Tusla Shock in WNBA

This past Wednesday, Marion Jones sealed a major contract to play professional basketball. Marion made Belize proud at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 when she flew past her competitors to [...]

Kolbe Foundation gets commendation for management of prison

The Kolbe Foundation has been running the Hattieville Prison for some eight years. In that time it has faced many challenges and crossed many hurdles, but the fruits of its [...]

Guatemala mired with corruption: minster resigns and police chief jails

Prime Minister Dean Barrow was in Guatemala last Friday for a summit of SICA presidents.  Barrow and the Central American leaders met with United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton.  [...]