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Police Inspector, Dennis Lopez, charged with attempted murder

Steven Buckley, the Belize City man who was brutally shot back in April will finally have his day in court. His near fatal shooting made headlines amidst public outcry over [...]

Police shooting victim, Steven Buckley, back from throes of death

Inspector Dennis Lopez was charged for Buckley’s shooting, more than a month after that fateful night in April.  The thirty-seven year old construction worker was comatose for a week before [...]

Motive not established for shooting of Rodwell Williams

Prime Minister Dean Barrow left the country this morning on an American Airline’s flight bound for Miami, Florida.  He didn’t go on official business, but he is there to attend [...]

Will Restore Belize be effective in ensuring safer neighborhoods?

Restore Belize, a government initiative to deal with the pervasive crime and violence that is now spilling from Belize City into the rest of the country, was launched this past [...]

Gov’t may contemplate moratorium on further offshore oil concessions

Other than Belize Natural Energy, no other company has struck oil in commercial quantities. There is a veritable chase similar to that of the California Gold Rush and prospectors have [...]

Emerson Eaghan recharged for murder of Dennis Nembhard

Freedom for nineteen year old Emerson Eaghan, was short lived for a murder that happened last year. He was on remand accused in the shooting death of Dennis Nembhard in [...]

Nancy Gomez is freed of 14 pounds of weed charge

One of four persons that were jointly charged with Drug Trafficking and possession of two smoking pipes was today freed of the offense. She is Nancy Gomez, a Belizean student [...]

What happened between women and pregnant police officer?

The case against Kimara Card and Vanessa Williams, both accused of grievous harm upon a police sergeant, continued today before Magistrate Aretha Ford.  The women allegedly assaulted Sergeant Araceli Petillo [...]

Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh will be replaced

2010 is a year that has had significant changes in the judiciary. On June first there was a transition from the Privy Council in the U.K. to the Caribbean Court [...]

11,000 school-aged youths out of school

When we report on violence in Belize City, many times we don’t reveal the names of all the persons apprehended by the police for the crime. That is because the [...]

Doctors say healthcare system needs Apheresis machine

Earlier we reported on the prognosis of Rodwell Williams, who is now hospitalized in Miami. Before he was transported to the Jackson Memorial, his medical treatment locally required certain equipment [...]

Rodwell’s last televised interview

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is in Miami tonight to lend support to his law partner Rodwell Williams who was gravely injured on Monday night outside his law firm. As reported [...]

Cowboy complains of unfair treatment to Ombudsman

He has been in the news several times before for allegations as a rogue cop and then he was charged for the murder of an Orange Walk businessman, thirty-six year [...]

Mother of accused inmate wants justice

While we were at the Ombudsman’s office we met the mother of the prison inmate who allegedly provided the knife used to stab Alvarez.  Daisy McKenzie is the mother of [...]

WORTH bringing cheaper dialysis treatment to Belize

Only twenty-one persons are currently receiving dialysis treatment subsidized by the government. It’s a small group in the number of patients that are suffering from renal pathologies. But this may [...]

Healthy Living consumes fiber while losing weight

Losing weight is a constant challenge for many people.  There are many quick fixes, but a sustained program to manage your weight is not as difficult as you may think. [...]