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Spaniard Murdered on San Pedro Ambergris Caye

Thirty-seven year old Maria Plaza, a Spanish flight attendant, was reported missing in San Pedro Town since Sunday. The tragic news tonight is that shortly before three this afternoon, her [...]

Scandal; more Chinese visas and Ministry of National Security knew

Remember the recent immigration scandal? So far only six immigration officers have been charged in a human smuggling ring that was busted on October third at the Phillip Goldson International [...]

Matura home burns to the ground

Tragedy struck today for five families on Central American Boulevard. They were just beginning to recover from hurricane Richard when a midday fire spread quickly to destroy the landmark house [...]

Should unions hold off Telemedia investments until all litigations are resolved?

Tonight’s question is: Should the unions hold off any investment in Telemedia shares until all litigation relating to the company are concluded in the courts? Send your comments and responses [...]

SSB votes to buy shares in Telemedia

At news time tonight, a vote has been taken by the Social Security Board on the fifty million dollars in Telemedia shares. According to the reports, the social partners comprising [...]

Questionable circumstances surround death of a 4 yr. old

There are lingering questions about the tragic death of a four year old girl from Roaring Creek Village. It was first reported as an accidental death but following the post [...]

Alleged Guatemalan drug lord taken to the Big Apple

Alleged Guatemalan drug lord, Otoniel Turcios Marroquin was captured in Belize last Monday. He was escorted to the Philip Goldson International Airport by the Commander of the Anti Drug Unit, [...]

Video captures horrifying images of robbery

There hasn’t been a murder in the city in a few days but the criminals are still at work. An armed robbery at a Taiwanese store was reported on Monday [...]

APAMO speaks out against cruise tourism in Placencia

A proposal to introduce cruise tourism in the south should have been a done deal instead it has been stopped in its tracks. In Placencia, residents are dead set against [...]

Shocking details revealed about 2008 murder of Sandra Ruiz

Shocking details were revealed in court today about the brutal murder of Sandra Ruiz, who was bludgeoned to death at her King’s Park home on August tenth, 2008. Darrel Grant [...]

2 accused in attempted murder of Rodwell Williams out on bail

Also in the courts, the two men accused of the attempted murder of attorney, Rodwell Williams, were set free after spending ninety days in jail. Ricky Valencia met bail of [...]

Senior citizen says he was disrespected by cops

In other news, an elderly citizen of Flowers Bank Road in the Belize District feels aggrieved tonight after he claims elements of the Ladyville Police Unit and a Justice of [...]

U.S. Embassy hands over $900,000 to groups targeting at-risk youths

This morning, the U.S. Embassy handed four hundred and fifty thousand U.S. dollars in grants to deserving local community outreach groups.  The grants came via the Central America Regional Security [...]

Attorney says alleged Guatemalan Drug Lord was kidnapped

Alleged Guatemalan drug lord, Otoniel Turcios Marroquin, was busted in Belize last week by the police. As we reported on Friday, Otto, as he is commonly known, was wanted in [...]

How will NTUCB vote on Govt’s push for SSB to buy Telemedia Shares?

Government was halted by the Unions last Friday in its headlong rush to get the Social Security Board to buy twenty percent shares in Telemedia. Under the SSB Act, a [...]

Ladyville also hammered by Hurricane Richard

Hurricane Richard has come and gone. So far the devastation is more than fifty million dollars and its blast was fatal for at least two persons. For the category one [...]

Clean up begins on Cesar Ridge

While the Ladyville residents struggle to rebuild a cleanup campaign is taking place in the city. Over the weekend members of the Police Department and Belizeans for Justice literally lent [...]

Spaniard disappears on San Pedro

Unconfirmed and late reports to our newsroom are that a flight attendant from Spain has gone missing on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. She has been identified as Maria Antonia Plaza [...]

Widow of Gavin Sanchez (slain cop) gives birth

It was recently determined by the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions that there is not sufficient evidence to charge Sergeant Paulino Reyes for fatally shooting Corporal Gavin Sanchez [...]

Police bust men who stole weapons from home

In the courts, six Ladyville residents were today charged with a number of offences including burglary, drug trafficking and possession of unlicensed ammunition.  While Hurricane Richard made landfall in central [...]

Teenage thief really sad when sentenced

Eighteen year old Francisco Rodriguez, a laborer of Belize City, today began serving a one year prison sentence for the theft of a cell phone last Thursday.  Rodriguez, who appeared [...]