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Did Bakabush get preferential treatment from Carnival Cruise Line?

Controversy surrounding the manner in which Bakabush Tours was awarded a lucrative shore excursion contract by Carnival Cruise Line continued today during an annual general meeting held by the Federation [...]

Midmorning robbery and shooting at UFO Kenny’s Shop

A shop located around the corner from the Raccoon Street Police Formation in Belize City was robbed at gunpoint this morning.  UFO Kenny’s Shop, located on Fairweather Street near the [...]

Jewelry worth $15,600 stolen from tourist’s hotel room

Cayo is the district that is becoming known for crime as well as for its natural beauty. According to reports from San Ignacio, an American tourist visiting the area lost [...]

Mechanic charged for Carnal Knowledge of 13yr. old girl

A mechanic who was supposedly in hiding after being accused of carnal knowledge is in custody tonight.  Police caught the suspect on Monday and detained him. This morning, twenty year [...]

Police say possible links between Oleander Street murders

Belize City police are tonight still looking for suspects in the shooting deaths of thirty-five year old Shelmadine Sanchez and her neighbor Ivan Francis, both of Oleander Street in the [...]

No arrests yet for murder of Eyan Arnold

In an update to another weekend murder—the fatal shooting of Eyan Arnold—police have not yet made any arrests. When we last checked, however, we were told that the police are [...]

Flimsy charge follows stabbing death of Salvapan resident

On Monday we reported on the stabbing death of nineteen year old Efrein Ramirez, who was killed last Friday night not far from his home in the Salvapan area of [...]

NEMO says CAPRA will aid in disaster risk reduction

We’re halfway through the hurricane season and the message we constantly hear is to be prepared. And while national disaster response plans are in place, the National Emergency Management Organization [...]

Should Belize invest in a witness protection program?

This past weekend, two Belize City residents were shot and killed for allegedly being witnesses to homicide. One of the victims was scheduled to take the stand against an accused [...]

Blood brothers divided by sharp machete

A modern day story of Cane and Abel almost came to a deadly end when one brother pulled out a weapon on his older brother.  A family dispute last Sunday [...]

Multiple charges dropped in court

Two cases before Chief Magistrate Margaret Gabb McKenzie ended with charges being withdrawn today. The first individual who got a ruling in his favor is eighteen year old Leon Ebanks, [...]

Doctors get their day and charge in court

The case of the two fighting doctors marked the end of another chapter today as Doctors John Gough and Irvin Gabourel were finally charged in Belize City Magistrates’ Court. The [...]

Penalties can be levied if your equipment damages private property

It’s not a topic that makes it around most dinner tables, but this afternoon, representatives of the utility companies gathered at the City Hall’s Conference Room to discuss the possible [...]

ICA workshops close with premiere of Hip Hop documentary

It’s the second in the series by the Fantauzzi-Jacobs brothers of Clenched Fist Production. While last week at the Bliss Centre the focus was on hip-hop in Cuba, today’s feature [...]

4th Annual Natural Resources Mgmnt Research Symposium at UB

The fourth annual Natural Resources Management Research Symposium started today at the University of Belize Belmopan campus. Topics up for discussion in the two-day forum include deforestation, marine and terrestrial [...]

Two lucky individuals win the Lotto

The prize pot on Saturday’s lotto was a hundred and seventeen thousand five hundred dollars and when the numbers were announced, there was celebration, but not in only one household.  [...]

City Hall says property owners must clean the front of the drains

Utility equipment and satellite dishes are not all that City Hall is looking at, they are also working on ways to encourage property owners to keep not only their yards [...]