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Problems prevent play Centro Basket Games in D.R.

Thousands of viewers were glued to their television sets this afternoon in anticipation of Belize’s third match in the Centro Basket games in Santo Domingo. But the game did not [...]

From Yes to I Do’s groom badly injured in traffic accident

Across the country and abroad, viewers have grown to love Julio Escalante, the groom-to-be of our From Yes to I do reality wedding show. The soft spoken and humble Julio [...]

Murder charged dropped to manslaughter and then to acquittal

In 2007, Keon ‘’Williams’’ Myvette was charged with the murder of Michael Gladden. In 2009 his first trial ended with a hung jury and a retrial was ordered. Three weeks [...]

Jervis Valencia says police continue to harass him

‘The Usual Suspects’ is the term given to the group of street persons who police round up and detain after a crime, any crime,  has been committed.  A detention doesn’t [...]

95% of viewers think sexual predators should get harsher penalties

The cases of sexual abuse of minors prompted our question on Tuesday. We asked: Should penalties be increased for predators found guilty of sexually abusing minors, regardless of the age [...]

Bowen and Bowen freight spills onto highway

Traffic was backed up on the Hummingbird Highway since Tuesday night, when a freight container loaded with eighteen hundred cases of Bowen and Bowen products over turned. The cargo vehicle [...]

Deputy Mayor Philip Willoughby talks about garbage

It’s a perennial problem in the city, the lack of garbage collection, and this morning it raised the ire of vendors at the temporary market at Pound Yard. The stench [...]

Central American & Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico cancelled

Earlier we told you that the Centro Basket games had been postponed today due to the poor conditions due the sporting facilities in the Dominican Republic. According to the reports [...]

Orange Walk resident acquitted of charges for fatal accident

Alberto Chan, the man charged in connection with the traffic accident that claimed the life of Ralph Fonseca Junior and Ralph Balderamos was acquitted of the charges today.  Chan, a [...]

Eighteen year old charged for sexually abusing young boy

On Tuesday we reported on two cases of abuse against minors.  Wilhelm Leslie was charged with sexual abuse of a young girl on Tuesday, and today, eighteen year old Andres [...]

Accused robbers get their day in court

It may not be the most original robbery plan, but two gas deliverymen were allegedly conned by a would-be customer from the Mahogany Heights area. The armed robbery occurred on [...]

Counterfeit Belizean currency spreading in Cayo

Two businesses in the Cayo District were scammed with counterfeit Belizean currency in the past few days. The first report came from George Devassy, the owner of South Indian Restaurant [...]

Grass Roots movement urges GOB to adopt Arms Trade Treaty

The Belize Grass Roots Youth Empowerment Association (BIGYEA) is planning a community at mile forty one on the Western Highway called Harmonyville. It recently ran into problems when it was [...]