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Heist of Heritage Bank and customers

A daring early afternoon heist inside Heritage Bank Ltd. in the heart of Orange Walk Town has netted armed robbers an undisclosed sum of money.  Sometime around one-thirty today a [...]

2 men charged for murders of Chinese women

There were four murders that occurred over the weekend. Two of the victims were women, who were shot at their grocery stores.  The Chinese Association has been vocal with a [...]

…But what about the investigation into other murders?

But what about the other two murders that occurred over the weekend? Well-known food vendor, Joe Hamilton, and a construction worker Abner Rodriguez were also slain. Police Press Officer Fitzroy [...]

Preventative Detention and Trial by Judge not Jury

While the Heritage Bank robbery was taking place, Cabinet was meeting in Belmopan on crime and security issues. Late this evening, Cabinet released a briefing on today’s sitting. Cabinet discussed [...]

Do you support the proposed draconian measures as a means to tackle crime?

Tonight’s question is: Do you support the proposed draconian measures, such as trial by judge alone, as a means to tackle crime? Send your comments and responses using your SMART [...]

The Blind Side: Telemedia pulls Int’l plug, but SMART still connected

On Thursday of last week Justice Oswell Legall ruled that Belize Telemedia was protecting its economic interest when it pulled the plug on Speednet’s international services. The justice also ruled [...]

Fake Cop Aaron Smith to portray attorney at his own trial

Aaron Wilson, who has been dubbed the “Fake Cop”, was back in court today for the start of trial on four of seven charges against him. But when twenty-two year [...]

Plastic Packaging Supply robbery suspect charged

A twenty year old Mahogany Heights Resident is accused of being one of three suspects that committed a broad daylight robbery at Plastic Packaging Supply Limited in Belize City. Inmar [...]

Chinese Community castoffs support given by Belizeans for Justice

Monday morning’s protest by the Chinese Association showed unity in the Asian community. And while it appeared that they were all alone, there was support offered by other groups.  Belizeans [...]

Government will subdivide Valle Nuevo, Harmonyville’s neighbor

Two weeks ago the Minister of Natural Resources, Gaspar Vega, promised to help the Belize Grass Roots Youth Empowerment Association (BGYEA) with survey costs and land distribution at Harmonyville. But [...]

WHO, PAHO and M.O.H. collaborate on mental illness workshop

A workshop is taking place on the topic of mental illness. It is an area that is the forte of psychiatrists, but because patients are more comfortable with their own [...]

Ranking Police Officers refine delivery of the ‘Gift of Gab’

Over the years the police department, amongst various charges, has also been accused of occasionally having foot in mouth disease. That is because officers sometimes fall short when sharing information [...]

The hottest show in the land, KTV Latino’s semi-finals underway

Tickets are going like hot Johnny cakes so hurry up and get yours so you can be a part of the live KTV Latino audience at the Bliss. One singer [...]