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Shot on moving day; murdered over a year later at new home

Last year January, Edmund Castillo moved from Baracat to Curl Thompson Street. On that occasion he was shot on the cheek and survived but that was not the case today [...]

Channel 7 journalist, Keith Swift, laid to rest

Funeral services were held in Belmopan today for Keith Swift, our media colleague who was found dead at his home on Monday evening.  The veteran thirty year old journalist had [...]

Is B.T.L. Park about to be made into parking lot?

There is some disturbing information to our newsroom tonight and that is that the BTL park which is snug between the Princess Hotel and Casino and Marina Towers might be [...]

Online poll shows that residence feel their safety is at risk

We have reported on the police figures which say that crime is down by thirty percent. Residents complain that those numbers, however, are not translating to any sense of security. [...]

Students protest for land to be returned to school

A portion of the land on which a school sits in the village of San Antonio has been taken over by the Area Representative, and Minister Rene Montero. On it [...]

Family of slain canero wants justice

It is fourteen months since Atanacio Gutierrez, a cane farmer from the village of San Victor in the Corozal District, was shot dead during a protest at the Tower Hill [...]

K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry report passed on to PM

The Commission of Inquiry into questionable purchasing practices at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital was completed on December eighteenth, 2009 and today the report from the panel reached the prime [...]

Woman and four kids unscathed during hail of gunfire

There was more violence in the city last night with two shootings on West Canal. The first incident happened at six-thirty p.m. at the corner of West Canal and Berkley [...]

Woman leaves city for good after being injured by stray bullet

The second shooting occurred less than two hours later and only two blocks away from the first one.  Unlike the first incident, a woman inside her apartment was shot.  At [...]

Police budget cuts were in ‘not too critical areas’?

In the Prime Minister’s budget for this financial year, numerous programs were served on the chopping block to balance the budget.  The operation of one ministry which is considered critical [...]

Ministry of National Security talks about listening on phone calls

Big Brother, as George Orwell called it in his novel 1984, is looking over your shoulder. He was referring to a society where the authority is always near listening, watching, [...]

Security guard busted for aggravated assault

Two men have been remanded to the Hattieville Prison for aggravated assault in separate altercations in Belize City.  The first report was made against twenty three year old Noel Alamilla, [...]

Budran and Tasher caught with stolen items on Cockburn Lane

Notorious burglars Marlon Budran and Denfield Tasher Sr. have been remanded to the Hattieville Prison following the break-in of a residence in Belize City.  The men are accused of stealing [...]

National Sports Council welcomes home athletes

They brought back the medals from Panama over the past week after competing at the Central American Games.  The Belize delegation was not huge in numbers but the groups that [...]

According to the CYDP, Micah Goodin did the right thing

A student from Sadie Vernon Technical High School was recognized for making drastic changes to his lifestyle. Earlier this week Micah Goodin received the monthly certificate of recognition from Do [...]