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Police Association Leaders formally arraigned on disciplinary charges

It’s not a good day for cops; two have been arraigned before a police tribunal and the other is fighting for his life. At the Police Training School in Belmopan [...]

Police Corporal shot in the chest while responding to home invasion

A cop was shot in the line of duty on Tuesday night. Corporal Victor Lima is tonight in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Lima was injured in [...]

COLA protests at the office of the O.A.S. and calls Minister Sedi Elrington a traitor

The fiery executives of Citizens Organized for Liberty Through Action turned up the heat today on the Organization of American States and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. They headed this [...]

Oceana challenge over oil concessions pushed back to August

The case against the Ministry of Natural Resources & the Environment, in which Oceana is challenging oil concessions granted to six companies between 2005 and 2007, has been adjourned to [...]

More land grabs in the Ministry of Natural Resources

There has been an ongoing and scandalous land grab at the Ministry of Natural Resources. Last Wednesday, we reported on the huge parcels of land that had been acquired by [...]

A mother speaks out against alleged brutality at Hattieville Police Station

The following story is also about the cops, but this one is about alleged police brutality. Francelia Gillett of Hattieville says that her son, eighteen year old Richard Smith, was [...]

Feud between male/female taxi drivers escalates to court…and shooting?

An ongoing feud between a male and a female taxi driver has ended up before the courts with both of them facing charges. First, Darwin Lodge was charged on Tuesday [...]

Chain snatcher goes to jail for 6 years

Convicted prisoner, thirty-two year old Moses Conorquie, will spend at least six years behind bars for the robbery and wounding of Janice Leslie. Conorquie snatched Leslie’s chain from her neck [...]

Rescued jaguar, Lucky Boy, progressing in rehabilitation at the Zoo

Two weeks ago, the Belize Wildlife Conservation Network (BWCN) was alerted that a black jaguar was in distress at the Ballum Na Resort in Punta Gorda. The jaguar was frail [...]

The Y.W.C.A. launches a new training program for young men

The Y.W.C.A. today launched a special training programme at its headquarters on Saint Thomas Street in Belize City. It is called the Y’s Enterprise Creation and Extracurricular Development Project, which [...]