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Police get equipment to destroy weapons

Last August, the Ministry of Police was gifted with a firearm marking machine as a part of the OAS program ‘Promoting Firearms Marking in Latin America and the Caribbean’. That [...]

GSU busts reputed George Street Gang member for gun and ammo

The Gang Suppression Unit made a significant arrest over the weekend. The Unit arrested a reputed George Street Gang member on Saturday night just before ten o’clock. The GSU approached [...]

Ball Bouncing Sports Update with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Game II of the National Female Football Championship travelled to the Carl Ramos Stadium on Saturday where the Dangriga [...]

Slain 11 year old laid to rest

The sixth child to be killed in the past two years as a result of street violence was laid to rest this afternoon. Eleven year old Daniel Matura, a standard [...]

US to help destroy Cuthkelvin’s Meth precursor containers

The Customs Department seized six containers measuring forty feet each in March.  They have been sitting at the Customs compound since then under close surveillance. The cargo in the containers [...]

American Sugar Refining to purchase Belize Sugar Industries

The sale of the Belize Sugar Industries is inching toward fruition. Negotiations for American Sugar Refining to purchase controlling shares of B.S.I. continued today at Tower Hill Factory where executives [...]

Premature Release of Sugar Industry called ambush, deceit and trickery

But prior to this morning’s meeting, the sale was running into trouble. A press release was issued to the media castigating BSI and the Board of Directors of B.S.I. Employee [...]

Bulletproof jacket not prison proof for Brian Brown

The infamous Brian Brown was on the run for a week, after the GSU spent hours raiding his Fabers Road property on May sixteenth and found a cache of illegal [...]

2011 Human Rights Report aims at Belize

The United States Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2011 has been released. Almost two hundred countries were evaluated for human rights issues. In respect of Belize, the report [...]

What kind of Hurricane Season is expected for 2012?

The 2012 hurricane season officially starts on June first, but there have already been two named storms. Tropical Storms Alberto formed more than a week early near South Carolina while [...]

Fire Service gets new recruits

After training for three months, two dozen recruits donned their well starched and crisp uniforms and received certificates as full-fledged firefighters at a ceremony held this morning at the Fire [...]

Trail begins after San Pedro security guard murdered

Trial began today against one four persons accused of killing San Pedro Security Guard, Antonio Almendarez during a burglary at Fido’s Restaurant on July twenty-sixth 2005. Shandoy Jeffords was charged, [...]

Humana People to People burglarized by inhumane

Humana People to People is an international movement that assists children and families in need. In Belize, one of its initiatives is a used clothing store on King Street, which [...]

How to tell if you are financially literate

Do you know how to pinch pennies and save wisely? Well, if you don’t you might learn some ‘money sense’ from Unity Presbyterian Primary on Antelope Street Extension. Since last [...]

B.T.B. gains new members to its ranks

We reported on May sixteenth that Laura Esquivel Frampton was moving up as Director of Tourism. The Belize Tourism Board today issued a release, officially announcing that Frampton, who was [...]

Have an awesome time with the Liberty Winds Quintet

The Liberty Winds, you might not have heard of them before but they are a renowned classical wind quintet. The five musicians are known for the flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon [...]

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 [...]