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Crime Declaration: no warrant needed; area access restricted

Belize may not be a police state, but the implementation of some draconian laws may have that effect in certain neighborhoods in Belize City and possibly other parts of the [...]

Attorney weighs in on new anti-crime initiative

There is arguably no law-firm that has clocked more hours on crime related litigation in court than that of Defense Attorney, Richard ‘Dickie’ Bradley. Bradley, whose social voice is heard [...]

Weak areas such as prosecution branch and investigation to be bolstered

The new crime strategy will certainly bring more arrests, but will it bring more convictions? With only twenty-six arrests for the hundred plus murders that occurred last year, even if [...]

Haylock Bus Line suspended only for 1 week after child falls out of bus

The Transport Board has taken action against Haylock Bus Service in light of a near fatal accident on Wednesday in which nine year-old Martin Noble was flung from a jam-packed [...]

The P.M.’s Economic Summit with the private sector

Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be holding meetings in the next few days in Miami with financial advisors on the restructuring of the super bond. On the ground here, a [...]

BelAm kills in Texas

A Belizean is in big trouble in the Dallas, Texas. Juan Enrique Torres is accused of the stabbing death of fifteen year old high school student, Surie Baeza; who is [...]

Immigration and Nationality Department cracking down on illegal immigrants

The Immigration and Nationality Department is cracking down on illegal immigrants. A weeklong sting operation conducted by the department has led to the arrest of three women, accused of hiring [...]

36 year old jailed for carnally knowing 13 year old girl

Thirty-six year old Herman Williams is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison, following a charge of carnal knowledge.  A thirteen year-old girl reported to police on Tuesday that [...]

Orange Walk girl says at least 2 raped her at a party

There is a disturbing report coming out from the north where a fourteen year old girl claims that she was gang raped. Police are piecing together what actually transpired at [...]

Over $33,000 in valuables stolen from retired accountant

There is other crime news. A substantive amount of household goods, jewelry, liquor and personal items were stolen from the home of a Belize City resident. Retired Belizean accountant, Berta [...]

Getting more at-risk men tested for HIV

All men are not the same; but all are protected from HIV. That’s the theme of a campaign by the Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO), who in collaboration with [...]

Municipal Bond still floating

City Hall is still grappling with funding for the proposed twenty million-dollar municipal bond. The bond is to be floated by the Belize City Council for infrastructure development involving main [...]

Liberty and YMCA receive welcomed donations

Christmas is a seven weeks away, but two organizations got early presents this morning. The Liberty Children’s Home and the Young Men Christian both received care donations from two benefactors [...]

Getting to the root of dental week at St. Joseph Primary

Dental Health Week kicked off last Sunday and will wind down this Saturday with the theme: “Healthy Eating, Daily Brushing; Brighter Smiles for a Healthy Belize.” The dental profession is [...]

B.D.F. Sports Day with marathons and games for the family

The Belize Defense Force is having its annual sports day on Saturday morning. It’s not your typical sports day since it involves our trained soldiers in a fun family event [...]

Proudly representing Miss Garifuna Belize

November is the traditional culture month and a proud time of year for the Garifuna. Paul Nabor, Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective are all national treasures and their music [...]

3 minors off to court for Lord’s Bank arson

Three minors, the youngest age twelve, were taken to Family Court today for an arson in Lord’s Bank. The two others are fourteen year olds. The fire destroyed a structure [...]