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Grenade thrown in front of women and children; it did not explode

The St. Martin’s community was thrown into panic early on Tuesday night as the urban warfare intensified in the Old Capital. The area was cordoned off, residents were evacuated, the [...]

Legislation as well as equipment on the way to combat crime

At news time, Police continue to look for suspects in connection with the hurling of the fragment grenade. If there would have been an explosion, the bloody aftermath of murdered [...]

Is the high unemployment rate, 23%, hampering economic recovery?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think that the high unemployment rate that is hovering at close to twenty three percent will hamper economic recovery? Send your comments and responses using [...]

Regional Security Conference with Central American Armed Forces and U.S.

Our headline news tonight is about a grenade that was launched at a group of women and children. It didn’t go off but it threw the community into panic. In [...]

Espat and Hyde now senior Deputy Leaders of P.U.P.

As we reported on Tuesday, the national executive of the People’s United Party met today at Independence Hall. Except or a few sparks that flew across the room, the executive [...]

Shooting death of Corporal Gavin Sanchez still unresolved

Corporal Gavin Sanchez was shot several times and died at the San Pedro Police Barracks on March eighteenth, 2010. More than a year later, it is still not known whether [...]

Manuel Hill back in court for Abetment to murder

In the Belmopan Supreme Court, arguments concluded today in the case of against interdicted police constable, thirty-six year old Manuel Hill for Abetment to Murder. Hill, who was stationed at [...]

No shortage of sugar despite dwindling cane supply

Up north, Sugar production at Tower Hill came to a grinding halt in mid-February.  The shutdown came when a pair of turbines at the BELCOGEN plant was rendered inoperable.  The [...]

Census shows less believers in the church state system

The results of the 2010 census are revealing on a number of issues. More people live in the village of Ladyville than in the town of Punta Gorda, there are [...]

New Educational Facility to target at risk youths

The Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, made no comments on the developments in the church-state system when we caught up with him at the inauguration of a new education center, [...]

Weather Forecast; cloudy night and sunny day

Our friends at BelCaribe won’t provide the usual weather report today, but according to the twenty-four hour forecast from the Belize Weather Bureau, there were cloudy spells this afternoon and [...]

After charges dropped against Principal, he still can’t resume his post

In November of 2010 we told you the story of thirty-six year old Denroy Tillett, then acting Principal of the Belmopan Comprehensive High School, who was accused of sexual assault [...]

The other side of the highway accident; driver’s children injured

On Sunday afternoon shortly after one, thirty-nine year old Louise Bailey was driving from Hattieville en route to the Agric Show in Belmopan when her mini-van suffered a blow-out and [...]