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How long will legislation allow people to be locked up without charges?

The murder count stands at thirty-three since the beginning of the year. That has put the government in emergency mode. On Monday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced tough but controversial [...]

The dawn of Crispin Jeffries; new Commissioner of Police to be named

Commissioner of Police Crispin Jeffries has been in the hot seat since April, 2009. Jeffries was given an extension last year, but his contract is now coming to an end [...]

Youth chopped in his head during attack in Georgeville

There is fortunately no murder to report in this newscast, but it doesn’t mean, there wasn’t any violence on Tuesday night. In Georgeville, a youth was critically wounded on the [...]

Heritage Bank robbers netted about $200,000

On Tuesday we reported that armed gunmen held up a local branch of Heritage Bank in Orange Walk Town.  While the actual figure the heist netted has not been disclosed, [...]

Extradition case of Rhett Fuller to be heard at Privy Council

Rhett Fuller will again mount a challenge to the request for his extradition made by the United States of America. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council will be the [...]

Online poll shows viewers support anti-crime legislation

With the rise of urban warfare, particularly in Belize City Streets, Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting dealt extensively on crime and security issues. It was agreed that three legislative changes will be [...]

Rowan Garel, 12, intelligent and blind, on his way to Victoria Peak

Tonight we premiere the first in a two part series on a young boy who embarked on a mission to raise funds for a charity. Rowan Garel’s face can be [...]

Salvador’s Foreign Minister signs agreement with Belize

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of El Salvador, Hugo Roger Martinez Bonilla, is on an official visit to Belize. During the two-day visit the minister held meetings [...]

Swindler takes water taxi operator for a $6,000 ride

A man who claims he is a private consultant with the government is in all kinds of trouble with the law after he was charged with two counts of Obtaining [...]

Neal’s Pen Road resident competes with traffic department licensing

A Neal’s Pen Road resident is suspected of running an illegal driver’s license operation inside his apartment. The police Gang Suppression Unit closed in on thirty-three year old Rayford Benguche [...]

11 year old alleges carnal knowledge by 14 year old

There have been numerous disturbing cases of carnal knowledge, where older men have taken advantage of female minors. Well the cops have one more of those incidents to investigate after [...]

First Caribbean International Bank looks for Unsung Heroes

Since the start of the week, the news has been dominated by the spiraling crime and proposed legislative changes to tackle the epidemic. But while the streets are infested with [...]

She spoke about 1st suicide attempt; now she’s dead

On February twenty-eighth of this year, nineteen year old Daisy Cerda, a promising fourth form student of Mopan Technical High School in the Cayo District, attempted to take her life. [...]

Crowds cheer for their favorite KTV Latino contestant

Tuesday night was KTV Latino night and the Bliss auditorium was jam packed with a lively audience; some of them came in from the cayes, some from the districts and [...]