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Neighbor gained access to minor through her window

In the lower court, twenty nine year old Ladyville resident, Kenroy Betancourt, a Security Guard was convicted of aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a fourteen year-old girl who [...]

Sentenced to 12 years for robbing and stabbing his friend

The overwhelming evidence before the court against forty-three year old Henry Lauriano, aka “Tyson”, ended in a conviction and he was sentenced to twelve years imprisonment for robbing and stabbing [...]

Teakettle man said he had nothing to do with rape

Four women reported they were raped over the celebrations weekend. Suspects have been identified in the cases and the police department has questioned them as well as potential witnesses. On [...]

Largest living reef battles coral bleaching

The Belize Barrier Reef and, by extension, Mesoamerica is under threat by coral bleaching. The event is normally triggered when warmer waters than usual enter the normal eco system and [...]

Conrad Jones still missing

It has been twelve days since sixty-four year old Conrad Jones disappeared without a trace and there are still no clues on his whereabouts or what could have happened to [...]

P.U.P. celebrates its 62nd Anniversary

It has been a month of celebrations to mark the anniversary of Independence and over on Queen Street, the People’s United Party is also gearing up to celebrate its sixty-second [...]

Pastor/Principal fired for sexual relations with student

Norman Willacey, the disgraced pastor named in a sex scandal, has been fired from the Belmopan Baptist High School with immediate effect and his teaching days may be over. The [...]

PM speaks to heroes during Independence Day Speech

Both Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the leader of the Opposition Francis Fonseca were effusive in remembering the Father of the Nation, George Price in their Independence Day messages.  Barrow [...]

Leader of the Opposition Independence Unity Speech

The prime minister was not alone in showering tribute to the late father of the nation, who died last year on September nineteenth and has been hailed as the greatest [...]

New owner gets big exemptions during B.S.I. buyout

We will have more on the American Sugar Refinery when a Bill called The Sugar Industry and Cogeneration Project is tabled in the House of Representatives for immediate passage later [...]

Belize stays on U.S. list of narco trafficking route

Soon after an alleged Hezbollah terrorist secured Belizean documents in a matter of days, there is more bad news for Belize. The country has once again been placed on the [...]

Dark clouds, but cops will get foreign advisor

Soon after the US black listed Belize, the Prime Minister spent some time addressing the most pressing concern of the country, and that is crime. His most poignant moment was [...]

Ladyville resident killed in accident, family believes foul play

Ladyville police are investigating the death of a woman in the early morning of Independence Day and are treating it as a hit and run accident. Thirty-six year old Sherlet [...]

What caused Budd to crash?

There was a second accident that claimed the life of another Ladyville resident. Just before dawn, also on the twenty-first of September, between miles five and six on the Northern [...]

Cop loses both feet in Punta Gorda motorcycle accident

While Longsworth and Budd lost their lives, a police officer underwent surgery earlier today after he lost both his legs in a traffic accident down south. On Sunday Police Sergeant [...]

Disturbing rapes in the south

There is disturbing news tonight that four women were allegedly raped in Belmopan and Punta Gorda. In the two incidents down south, the victims claim they were unconscious when they [...]

More rapes in the Capital

Meanwhile, the alleged victims in the Capital are nineteen and twenty year old females. According to the nineteen year old, she left Rain Drops Bar in Teakettle Village at around [...]

Went to his ex and new boyfriend stabs him

Two men were charged with Attempted Murder today after separate stabbing incidents that occurred on Saturday. First to be arraigned was twenty-seven year old Lionel Neal, who appeared before Magistrate [...]

2 women and a broken bottle; charge is attempted murder

A thirty-three year old woman was allegedly struck on the face with a glass bottle by an eighteen year old and they both had different versions of what transpired when [...]

$30 Million Marion Jones Stadium to be finished end of 2013

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex has been under construction from the era of a P.U.P. government. But now in its second term, the U.D.P. government is hoping that it will [...]

March with the uniform parade on September 21st

Earlier in the newscast, you saw the formalities of Independence Day in Belmopan. In the city, the event took a different form and following speeches at Memorial Park, the uniform [...]

Independence Sports Monday highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 5 of the PLB Season took us to Orange Walk yesterday where a struggling Juventus Ball Club played [...]

Belize makes good-faith partial payment on Superbond

Prime Minister Dean Barrow made some baffling statements on his arrival from the US on the superbond, but today there is some clarity. There were two releases issued this afternoon [...]

Fatal Accident on Northern Highway

A fatal accident occurred at around seven o’clock on Wednesday night on the Northern Highway in Belize City. A man was killed when he was hit by a pickup truck [...]

Hezbollah investigation continues; Belmopan City employee questioned

The police investigation into the Belizean passport, driver’s license and birth certificate, issued in late August to alleged Hezbollah associate Raffic Labboun continues. The Criminal Investigations Branch of the police [...]