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Mata Chica Resort employee dies during altercation at staff party

Early Monday night, a staff party ended fatally for an employee of a resort in San Pedro. Fifty-seven year old Gregorio Conejo, a father of two, was hit in the [...]

Unidentified body found in the Mopan River

In the west, the body of an unidentified man was found floating in the Mopan River.  According to officers attached to the Benque Police Formation, the deceased was shirtless but [...]

Flooding in the south of the country

A severe weather system caused flooding in several areas across the southernmost districts on Monday.  Some reports from the south say that on the Santana and Barranco roads, children on [...]

Should the government make it less onerous for private citizens to license firearms for their own self defense?

At the last sitting of the House of Representatives, the government proposed a Criminal Code and Firearms Bill which seeks to impose stiffer penalties for unlicensed firearms as a measure [...]

September celebrations go on without Belize City Center

The City Center will be off limits for this year’s September celebrations.  It is the first time that we can recall that the biggest multipurpose facility in the city will [...]

Levaughan Morgan steals twice from her friend

The cops and the courts are looking for Levaughan Morgan, who was convicted of Theft in abscencia since she has been missing in action from the start of her trial. [...]

Freed of charges for molesting minor; a friend told the child to lie

A Belize City father was today freed of a charge of Aggravated Assault of an Indecent Nature which brought his reputation in disrepute. As it turned out, the malicious ploy [...]

Women busted trying to smuggle weed into prison

There are several measures in place at the Central Prison to deter visitors from introducing illegal items into the prison. But that did not stop twenty-four year old Elisa Chan [...]

Bus operators and Transport Department meet over service problems

There’s no end in sight for the nightmares that commuters face with public transportation. After mounting complaints, the Department of Transport met late last week with operators from the Western [...]

Trinidad and Belize gearing up for football match

Aside from the official ceremonies on September tenth, a friendly match will be played with a renowned international football team in the nation’s capital.  The stage has been set for [...]

Crime wave hits Cancun; eight killed in bombing

The violence by the drug cartels continues to move dangerously close to home. Earlier this week seventy-two immigrants were slaughtered in Tamaulipas, an area in Mexico trafficked by thousands of [...]