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Slovak Mello almost freed then rearrested

Forty-two year old Karol Mello, an alleged Slovakian gangster wanted in his home country for a string of murders, was ordered to be released from the Belize Central Prison this [...]

Murder of businessman in Ladyville

Ladyville Police are tonight continuing their investigation into the murder of thirty-two year old businessman Peixan Tan, who was gunned down inside E-Buy Supermarket on Crab Catcher Street on Thursday [...]

Rape and home invasion in quiet village

While Belize City was spared its daily dose of violence, another community much like Ladyville, is reeling from violence that has disturbed the peace normally associated with the area. A [...]

What caused 14 year old to die suddenly?

Fourteen year old Marcella Smith, a promising Edward P. Yorke High School student died mysteriously at her home in Belize City on Tuesday. Smith was found motionless on the sofa [...]

Mysterious fish death in the river

Hundreds of fish have been dying in the Haulover Creek in the past few days. It is not known if toxins have been leaked in the river; however, it has [...]

Resort torched in Toledo

The Indian Creek Lodge in Toledo has been under fire by former employees. First there was the issue of an under fed jaguar that was pining away in a cage. [...]

Bowen said he recently met man with the M4 carbine

Steven Bowen Junior was shot by law enforcement officers in San Pedro on Tuesday. He was with Elias Hernandez and Lucio Salazar; all three were accused of being part of [...]

Bowen says police didn’t have to shoot him

As for the actual shooting incident, Bowen says the officers had no reason to fire at him. He told us that they were at Salazar’s house and as he was [...]

So called serial rapist gets 15 years

He has beaten numerous charges for sexual offences, but on July thirty-first, the so-called serial rapist, Leroy Gomez, was convicted of the Rape and Robbery of a twenty-six year old [...]

B.T.B. launching new initiatives to improve tourism

The recent figures issued by the Belize Tourism Board on visitor arrivals to the Jewel are promising. With an overall increase of nine percent in arrivals in the first half [...]

Will bondholders take the new options?

A few bond restructuring options have been posted on the Central Bank of Belize’s website. And according to a research analyst, there are default concerns. The yield on the bond [...]

House fell on boy, but bills also weighing family down

While the bond is a billion dollar issue, a local family is facing financial difficulty of their own. And while it won’t cost anywhere near the Superbond, raising a few [...]