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Recently charged for firearm assault, now shot nine times

The body of twenty-seven year old Englebert Reynolds remains at the morgue at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital tonight following a vicious slaying at the start of the weekend.  On [...]

Xiabe resident murdered near home

The other murder victim was twenty-nine year old Mauricio Cawich, a father of six children in Xaibe Village, Corozal. Initially his passing was recorded as a possible accident, however, Cawich [...]

Motorcycle rider killed in accident; robbers looted his body

And though there are two murders since Friday, there is a third person that lost his life during the weekend. Shortly before nine-thirty on Friday night, twenty-three year old Giovanni [...]

Belize Medical Associates robbed of more than $10,000

A daring, mid-afternoon heist at the Belize Medical Associates on Saturday has netted a pair of robbers over eleven thousand dollars in cash and checks.  The robbery also landed an [...]

Fortis says G.O.B. hasn’t sent any offer to buy B.E.L.

Fortis, the parent company of Belize Electricity Limited has issued a release today on the current state of B.E.L.  Fortis, which is headquartered in Canada, pointed out that it has [...]

Prime Minister says 21 days countdown for B.E.L. starts on Wednesday

The press release from Canada also said, “Fortis owns Belize Electric Company Limited (BECOL), a non-regulated hydroelectric generation business that operates three hydroelectric generating facilities in Belize.” That description of [...]

150 samples of grouper and snapper fillet, is anything but

The next news item is not about the power for your home, but more purchasing power for the seafood prepared in your kitchen. The price of fillet averages about ten [...]

S.O.S.; Korean missile ship flies the Belize Flag

There is other seaworthy news regarding Belize, but instead of the Caribbean Sea, it’s in Asia.  Belize has been in international news over the weekend; unfortunately, not for positive reasons. [...]

Over 500 City residents got up and ran

Last Friday we told you about a walk and run campaign that intended to take foot in the old capital over the weekend. Well, apparently it did.  Over five hundred [...]

Bus owners’ motorcade of protest

The issue of bus runs which operators are facing within the transportation industry, according to officials from the Belizean Bus Association, is far from being resolved.  On Friday, a press [...]

Firearms marking cooperation between government of Belize and OAS

The Gang Suppression Unit has taken numerous weapons off the streets, but the movement of illegal firearms extends far beyond our borders.  A Firearms Marking Cooperation Agreement signed between the [...]

Pregnant woman and accused rapist among 6 charged with burglary

Six persons, including a pregnant woman and an accused rapist, were remanded to prison today for a series of burglaries in the Lake Independence and Belama areas. On Friday, police [...]

Elderly man sentenced for manslaughter

A seventy-four four year old retiree was also in court today, but for sentencing. Orlando Espejo, also known as “Landy”, was convicted on Friday of Manslaughter by Negligence and Negligent [...]

Patty Arceo wins P.U.P. Convention

She’s a former area representative and come 2013 Ana Patricia Arceo, better known as Patty Arceo, will have another shot at Belize Rural South. On Sunday, Arceo was elected P.U.P. [...]

The political future of Zenaida Moya Flowers

In other news on the political front, Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers as you are aware, is not running for a third term at the municipal level. Since her [...]

New face on the panel of judges at the Court of Appeal

There’s a new face on the panel of judges at the Court of Appeal and he hails from Trinidad and Tobago.  Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes was today sworn in as [...]

Groundbreaking of KHMH Children’s Intensive Care Unit

With over fifty percent of Belize’s population under twenty and child mortality continuing to plague Belize, the ground breaking for the Children’s Intensive Care Unit couldn’t have been held at [...]

Mystery winner collect Mega Bingo’s jackpot

On Thursday, June ninth, we told you that someone hit the Mega-Bingo progressive jackpot of two hundred and nineteen thousand five hundred and seventy-three dollars. Well today, the lucky winner [...]

FFB’s International Game on Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week two of the Belize Bank Super League playoffs saw the red hot Orange Walk United roll into Placencia yesterday [...]