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9 shootings between Friday night and Monday; two murdered

A shooting spree has left two persons dead and seven injured in the past three days. It seemed that the madness was over with the end of the weekend, but [...]

Black Orchid Street Murder and 3 shooting victims

The violence started on Friday night around seven-thirty. The first fatality of the weekend was Donavan Bailey. He was killed instantly from among a group of friends hanging out on [...]

Security Guard shot on the way home

About six hours later, following the murder on Black Orchid Street, there was another shooting close to the Vernon Street home of a twenty- two year old security guard.  Estevan [...]

Fireman shot while sleeping in firehouse

And an hour after the senseless shooting of the security guard, another shooting with apparently no known motive occurred. This time an innocent man was shot while he was sleeping [...]

Wildfire in Mountain Pine Ridge wreaking havoc

Thousands of acres of forests have been consumed by wild fires, and much more are at risk before the rains come pouring down. Hot weather conditions are the fuel to [...]

Family believes arsonist burnt their home

While the forest fires are rampant, in the old capital, a thick cloud of smoke spread from a property near the Haulover Bridge and drifted into parts of the City [...]

Primary School students, 6,492 of them sit PSE

The second half of the annual Primary School Examinations was sat on various campuses across the country today.  A total of six thousand, four hundred and ninety-two students registered to [...]

Cop vindicated of Abetment to Murder charge

From the classroom to the courts, where a cop got off for Abetment to Murder. PC Manuel Hill, was stationed in Belmopan and has been off the job since March [...]

Kareem Barona charged for stabbing Elvis Rhamdas to death

After a weeklong battle for his life, forty-one year old Elvis Rhamdas, succumbed to stab wounds on May first. Today, twenty-eight year old Kareem Barona, a well known criminal figure, [...]

Family charged for 6 sacks of stolen beans

Also in court, a Belize City woman, her common-law-husband and son were all charged for Theft and Handling Stolen Goods. They were accused of stealing seven sacks of beans from [...]

Fuel Prices at the pump take a welcomed dip

But there’s some positive news; consumers can look forward to some relief at the gas pump, because fuel prices took a dip at midnight on Sunday.  Premium went down by [...]

Drinking water scarce in Lemonal Village

The dry season is causing a water shortage in the Belize River Valley where communities have been without drinking water for weeks. The problem is particularly acute in the village [...]

Nothing but harmony in Harmonyville

At last, there is some good news coming out of Harmonyville. When we last heard from the Belize Grass Roots Empowerment Association (BGYEA), there were disputes with the adjacent community [...]

Conventional wisdom for some party poles

Both political parties held divisional conventions over the weekend. On Sunday May eighth, supporters of the United Democratic Party returned Arturo Roches as the standard bearer of the Dangriga Constituency [...]

Sports Guru James Adderley’s Winning Comments

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week 11 of the Belize Bank Super league Tournament took us to Sugar City Saturday night where Orange Walk United, [...]