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Jamaican fugitive, ‘Dudus’ Coke, found near Kingston

There is breaking news tonight, and that is that the man at the center of a massive manhunt in Jamaica is now in police custody. Christopher “Dudus” Coke was arrested [...]

Mother of murder victim looks for a suspect

On the local front, there have been no charges brought so far in the abduction and brutal murder of Pallotti graduate Neisa Pipersburgh who disappeared from her residence in the [...]

Cause of death of Neisa Pipersburgh inconclusive

The advanced state of decomposition in which the body of nineteen-year-old Neisa Pipersburgh was found made it difficult for forensic pathologist Dr. Mario Estradabran to conclusively determine the cause of [...]

Murder victim received threats about his love interest

The other recent murder of thirty-eight year old Elbert Pope, a single parent and father of six, has also sent shockwaves through the cycling community. The veteran cyclist had no [...]

Do you think the penalty for murder should be death by hanging?

The vivacious Neisa Pipersburgh met a horrific death. Neisa was murdered within days after she had graduated from Pallotti High School.  Her murder has stunned the entire community because it [...]

Pit-bull owners charged with Manslaughter after death of senior citizen

A Tropical Park senior citizen was killed by two vicious pit bulls three weeks ago. Sixty-five year old Edmund Spain was attacked on May thirty-first while at his home in [...]

Cheryl-Lynn Vidal to be confirmed

She has been in office for almost two years as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions but with the state of the judiciary under the microscope in respect of appointments and [...]

B.D.F. soldiers show off skills at ‘Fuerzas Commando’

In July, the National Basketball Team is heading to the Dominican Republic to take part in the Centro Basket Tournament. But they won’t be the first delegation to get there.  [...]

Hope Creek Villagers hopeless about changes in school system

On Monday, we reported that Government intends to amalgamate the Hope Creek Catholic Primary School with the Hope Creek Methodist School. The Ministry of Education laid out its position on [...]

One man detained for questioning in relation to Placencia arsons

One person remains in police custody after a string of fires in Placencia over the weekend. Since the suspect has not yet been criminally charged, his identity is being withheld [...]

Students march against violence after beating death of Shaquille Bennett

On June fourth, a fifteen year old Independence Village schoolboy, Shaquille Bennett, was viciously attacked by a group of his own peers. One of them allegedly beat him to death [...]

Where is the forensic lab that will bring murder convictions?

The violence in Belize City Streets was controlled for a few weeks after the installation of Operation Jaguar. It seems that the quick fix measure would do exactly what it [...]

Two teenagers convicted of robbery

Two teenagers were late this evening convicted of robbing a BTL Technician in September 2009. Both Kyle Chaplin and Jamal Neal were each given five year sentences. According to our [...]

Continued incursions over the border by Guatemalans

The incursions into Belizean territory by Guatemalans have been going on for some time and have continued unabated. Over recent years Guatemalan farmers have been infiltrating not only our borders [...]

Shyne’s photo shoot for upcoming album

Moses Michael Leviy, the rapper better known as Shyne, is working on his first album since his release after nine years of incarceration in a U.S. Federal Prison.  The rapper, [...]

Get your bag of popcorn for Film Festival 2010

The Belize International Film Festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and the calendar of events is filling up. In fact the festival is being extended beyond Belize City [...]