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Cab driver’s assassination leads to more questions

Two persons were murdered on Wednesday; one in the City and the other miles away in the village of Teakettle in the west.  Firstly, when we left you on Wednesday, [...]

1 man shot and chopped to death while another is hospitalized

Earlier we told you about a murder in the city. Hours later, in the western village of Teakettle, a twenty-four year old man was shot in the chest and chopped [...]

Not Guilty for murder and manslaughter

A jury of seven women and five men went into deliberation ten minutes after midday to decide the fate of twenty-nine year old Harrison Smith, who is charged with the [...]

Gang Suppression Unit video and version of raid on home

The pre-dawn swoop on the premises of businessman Miguel Menjivar by the Police Department’s Gang Suppression Unit on May twentieth has been the subject of controversy in the aftermath of [...]

Will México cut Belize Electricity Limited for non-payment?

In mid-May at its Annual General Meeting, the Belize Electricity Limited declared that its profits had plunged by five million dollars for the 2010 financial year and that it made [...]

Judge keeps Henry Canton in the citrus industry

A twenty-one page decision was handed down this morning by Justice Minnet Hafiz on the ongoing feud in the citrus industry over strongman Henry Canton. The Citrus Growers Association has [...]

Convicted of burglary on fingerprint evidence

And in the Magistrates Court, twenty year old Elroy McKay, a Ladyville resident, was found guilty this evening for a burglary at the home of Crown Counsel Andrew Bennett. McKay [...]

Bus operators to demonstrate in Belize City

At midday today a deadline given to the Minister of Transport expired. It has been five days since West Line took over several bus runs to the north and despite [...]

U.S. Embassy gives the cops guns, armor and more

The US government stepped up to the plate today to assist in the fight against crime. Through a regional initiative which benefits Central American countries and Mexico, it today made [...]

Feeding Program for Primary School students burglarized

The Yabra Police Community Center has been a fixture for programs designed by grass roots as well as established N.G.O.’s.  Across from the center is a police booth and on [...]

Laru Beya, Aurelio’s album recorded by the beach of Africa and Belize

This weekend Aurelio Martinez will be performing at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Aurelio is also in Belize to launch his most recent CD, which is dedicated to [...]

Belize under 17 National Basketball Team doing great at COCABA

The recent performance of Belize’s Under Seventeen National Basketball Team can only be described as impressive.  During its first two games in the COCABA Championship tournament that’s underway in Costa [...]

Healthy Living gets palliative care

A terminal illness essentially puts an expiration date on the diagnosed person’s life and for some patients; it’s a rough ride to the end. But there is a way to [...]