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Habet vs. Penner; another election petition is struck out

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court struck out a third election petition from the March seventh general elections. The Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin found that there was no evidence against opposition [...]

Good news at the fuel pumps as prices take a dip

Fuel prices have gone down internationally which means that with the arrival on Wednesday of the latest fuel tanker in Belize, there’s a change in fuel prices at the pump [...]

Belize City woman is charged for murder of B.D.F. corporal

We reported on Wednesday that Marsha Reid, the common-law-wife of murdered B.D.F. corporal Donovan Castillo, was released after forty-eight hours in custody. Well, her freedom was short-lived as today she [...]

Accused gunman in Brian Welch murder arrested and charged

Charges have also been levied in connection with a previous murder in the city almost a month ago. Today, Henry Jacobs, a fisherman and resident of Fabers Road Extension was [...]

The Matura Family’s tormented history with crime and violence

Eleven year old Daniel Matura will be laid to rest on Friday, following services at the church of the Muslim Community Primary School where he was enrolled. For the family, [...]

Orange Walk man tries to blow himself up

There was a mini explosion in Orange Walk triggered by a domestic dispute. Reports from Orange Walk are that Marcelino Mendez, who is estranged from his wife, cut the hose [...]

Hundreds of Belize City youths get a message of Hope

A pep rally of sorts was held this afternoon at the Queen’s room of the Princess Hotel. Organized by Restore Belize, six hundred students from primary and secondary schools gave [...]

A Belmopan minor is shot while assisting friends

But on Wednesday, a minor was shot after he and a group of friends were attacked on Panama Street in the Salvapan Area of Belmopan. Sixteen year old student, Yasmani [...]

3 men who posed as cops in home invasion are taken to court

While the Supreme Court was dealing with election petitions, in the Magistrate’s Court, a trio of thieves, including a sixteen year old minor, was indicted on criminal charges ranging from [...]

36 pounds of weed; a city woman says she didn’t know it was in her house

A resident of Pelican Street Extension was taken to court late Wednesday evening after police found almost thirty-seven pounds of marijuana inside her house. There was an early morning raid [...]

Burglars escape with over $20,000 in loot from Belmopan business

A burglary in the capital has netted thieves over twenty thousand dollars.  Between Tuesday and Wednesday, Bismillah Furniture store located on Forest Drive in Belmopan was burglarized of an assortment [...]

ITVET students show off their trades in Annual Open House

At the ITVET on Freetown Road, over two hundred students showed off their expertise and products at the annual Open Day. The participants are hoping that their new skills will [...]

John McAfee’s story makes it to the Gizmodo Blog

About three weeks ago, the GSU raided the property of Anti-Virus Founder John McAfee near the toll bridge in Orange Walk. The incident was widely reported in Belize and the [...]

Barton Creek is one of nine best caves in the world

But not all that is published internationally is bad news. Barton Creek is being featured on the Mother Nature’s Network website as one of ‘nine of the world’s most beautiful [...]

Carcass of adult manatee retrieved from the sea

A recent aerial survey shows that the manatee population is increasing and that the number of calves signals successful reproduction. Conservationist, Jamal Galves recently won two regional awards for his [...]

Belize Cancer Society working on creating a Cancer Registry

It’s not difficult to find someone who will share with you a story about cancer. Whether, it’s their personal battle to overcome the disease, a relative or friend recently diagnosed [...]