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Cop accused of extorting money at checkpoint

Not too long after Prime Minister Dean Barrow introduced Operation Restore Belize—designed to re-establish confidence in the Police and a sense of order to Belize City streets—yet another police constable [...]

Omar Woodye gets 12 charges for conning businessman

A Camalote Villager finds himself in all kinds of trouble with the law after he was formally arraigned on several indictable charges.  Omar Woodye is charged with ten counts of [...]

Arturo Eck convicted of murder

A man who allegedly confessed to killing a man because of a sexual act was yesterday convicted of murder. Twenty-two year old Arturo Eck faces a maximum sentence of life [...]

Pot lender, borrower, and owner dish it out in court

There was a strange case of a kitchen utensil in Magistrate’s court today.  There was the woman who lent the pot, the woman who borrowed it, the claim that it [...]

Do you think the Chief Justice is being treated fairly by the government?

Yesterday we reported that following a meeting with Prime Minister Dean Barrow  on June seventh, 2010, Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh urgently convened back-to-back meetings with his judges and then with [...]

Dogs best friend; owners defend pit bulls after mauling

The savage attack of an elderly resident of Tropical Park a few weeks ago, but only reported this week, has stirred controversy between dog owners and advocates who insist on [...]

Mother pleas for missing daughter to return home

The prevalence of crime in the country, particularly in Belize City has caused many to panic whenever a booming sound is heard in neighborhoods. But it is not the noise, [...]

Potential players for the National Basketball team hit the court

Marques Johnson, the Former NBA player and current Head Coach for the National Basketball team met with potential players last night.  This afternoon at four thirty, more basketball players arrived [...]

Rep. of China on Taiwan donating 200 computers and martial art equipment

Restore Belize, the strategy launched by the Barrow administration to tackle the pressing issue of urban crime was launched two weeks ago, to much fanfare from the public and private [...]

New discoveries at Cahal Pech reveal plenty about Mayas

Cahal Pech is one of the oldest Maya sites in western Belize.  Thirty four structures of the site were home to an elite Mayan family and most of its construction, [...]

Local entrepreneurs make a movie about “Chino”

The harsh reality of life is visible every day on the streets of Belize City.  One man’s struggle, including his trial, imprisonment, and subsequent release has reached the ears of [...]

Breaking news: woman shot, body found

We’ve just received news of a late shooting on Lakeview Street in Belize City. Details are still sketchy but unconfirmed reports indicate that a young woman suffered head injuries and [...]

Healthy Living looks at living with anemia

It is a condition that is commonly known in Belize as “poor-a-blood” and affects a significant number of persons even though the symptoms are not specific. The condition—known scientifically as [...]