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Double murderers for life

A week ago, after a month long trial, a jury found thirty-six year old Leslie Pipersburgh and thirty-four year old Patrick Robateau guilty of double murder. This morning about six [...]

Court settles argument within Citrus Growers Association

There is never a dull moment or even a quiet one in the citrus valley. This Saturday, all is set for another special general meeting which is expected to be [...]

Explosions near Shipsterm Nature Reserve

At the crack of dawn on Thursday, the Belize Defence Force and media headed north for the destruction of a clandestine airstrip; in its vicinity illegal logging was also taking [...]

Police search nets anti-personnel mine

The Police Department has made a major find of a high powered weapon used by the US military. Police conducted several searches throughout hot zones and netted several items that [...]

Viewers get their say about crime initiatives in online poll

The murder count is at thirty-seven and it’s only mid-April. Everyone desperately wants something to be done to rein in crime. But how far can the government go with legislative [...]

Who will win the Cross Country Cycling Classic?

Next Saturday, the bugle will sound at the starting line of this year’s Cross Country Cycling Classic. It’s the biggest sporting event locally that takes cyclists from Belize City, up [...]

Excessive force in San Ignacio; Family claims police brutality

A family from the west is alleging that police used excessive force on them. It’s not an unusual claim, but it involves an elderly woman, who says that she was [...]

Suspect pulls machete; cop pulls trigger

Also in the west, nineteen year old Hubert Pandy was shot by police in his home on Eve Street in Santa Elena Town on Tuesday April fifteenth. According to police, [...]

The road to Arenal littered with robberies

Further away the Village of Arenal, near the western border with Guatemala, has a history of armed robberies and violent attacks, believed to be carried out by a group of [...]

Fisherman dies on the sea

A Honduran fisherman of Independence Village headed out to the Placencia Lagoon at around eight o’clock on Wednesday morning. Fifty-seven year old Arsenio Reyes did not return home and exactly [...]

Man suffering from tumor on the way to U.S. to receive surgery

Earlier today, Christopher Bowman departed Belize to the United States.  It’s been a difficult eleven years for the young man who has been featured regularly in our newscasts.  But despite [...]

Boots boosts qualifications of unskilled residents with training

With the economic crunch bearing down hard and many businesses folding, chances are that landing a job may be more difficult than ever. Earlier today unemployed and unskilled residents of [...]

Rotaract writing competition for Primary School students

The century that started the new millennium, is bound to be etched by technology and development. So in an age where games and social settings are being redefined in electronics [...]

What’s Happening the Weekend before Easter with Arielle

It’s the countdown for the Easter and this weekend Arielle has a long list of activities to put you in the frame of mind for the upcoming holidays. Across the [...]