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Friction between Minister Juan Coy and his campaigner

Minister Juan Coy was suspended as a Minister of state for six months when he was accused of ordering the B.D.F. to allow contraband beer from Guatemala into Belize. That [...]

Another vessel grounds on the reef

A barge ran aground on the reef Thursday night.  This is the second vessel this year to have damaged a portion of the reef.  The barge, thirty feet by twenty [...]

Honduran National knocked down on the Northern Highway…

A Honduran national who was standing on the shoulder of the Northern Highway in the vicinity of Mile three, was killed during the lunch hour in the heavily trafficked area. [...]

…And Spanish Lookout mechanic dies in motorcycle mishap

While Ronaldo Petillo was hit by a vehicle as he waited for his brother, twenty-seven year old John Weibe died in a traffic mishap as headed to the home of [...]

Environmentalists oppose xate harvesting

Earlier in this newscast we heard from Bartolo Teul who was thrown out of a public meeting by heavily armed police at the orders of Minister of State, Juan Coy.  [...]

International conman charged for one of many offenses

An international conman who was caught in Belize last year February was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday.  Forty-four year old Milos Gaspar received his current sentence in [...]

Atlantic Bank robber faces the court

A shooting victim remains under police guard at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after Thursday’s botched robbery of an Atlantic Bank security guard. The brazen incident happened shortly before three [...]

Retrial ordered in Tyrone Castillo murder case

Tyrone Castillo was gunned down at a wake in September of 2007 and Trenton Smith was accused of the murder. After over two years a decision on Smith’s fate was [...]

Inmate gets extra time for robbing cop and resisting arrest

Twenty-one year old Dillon Diamonds, a resident of Taylor’s Alley, who is already serving time at the Hattieville prison for the charge of wounding, returned to court on Thursday for [...]

Crime Control Council looks at rogue cops and Crooks Report

There has been a spate of shootings over the past week and the cry of excessive force being used by officers has been tremendous.  O’Neil Anthony Jones was shot by [...]

Council chairman says spike in violence is nothing new

Despite the promises of implementation of the Harold Crooks report and recommendations coming from the police department, no tangible evidence of the success of any plan has been forthcoming and [...]

Collet residents get housing grants

Some residents of the Collet Division received housing grants today through their area representative and the Ministry of Housing.  Seventy-five recipients got purchase orders for material to repair and renovate [...]

Corporal punishment and other issues discussed at task force meeting

An education task force was recently set up to address specific issues within the Ministry of Education.  It will soon get down to the business of discussing alternative measures to [...]

Two-day workshop seeks to improve municipal governance

Do you want good governance and improvement in the way officials and their departments handle their relationship with the public? Most people are crying out for this and question the [...]

Find out where to have fun this weekend

If you haven’t had time to chart out your weekend Safiyyah has options for fun activities and relaxation.  Whether you want to remain in the city or are planning an [...]