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One hundred fifty wheelchairs go to needy, physically challenged Belizeans

Mobility is a huge challenge for persons living with disabilities but this morning a number of them received devices that will make their lives easier and more comfortable. The Embassy [...]

14 year old accused stepfather of sexual abuse

There is a disturbing report from Crooked Tree tonight. A fourteen year old student is claiming that she has been carnally known by her stepfather. The young girl has reported [...]

3rd suspect is charged for robbery of Immigration Officer and businessman

A third man accused of the June 2012 robbery at gunpoint of Immigration Officer, Lindsay Wade was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on two counts of robbery. He [...]

A minor and Cruz Encalada are charged for Ladyville burglary

The house of Kenworth Tillett located in the Ladyville area was burglarized almost two weeks ago. Stolen were over ten thousand dollars worth of items including a wedding ring, a [...]

Gang Suppression Unit operations pull in drugs, guns and ammunition

The Gang Suppression Unit this afternoon conducted several operations aimed at specific drug infested areas. The first search took place early this morning at the house of an alleged drug [...]

Human Rights Commission wants crime control measures enforced properly

Early on Sunday afternoon, there was a murder on Mahogany Street. William Felix Francis was not only killed inside his house, he was murdered in a crime ridden area, which [...]

Dance X returns with Dallas Black and Belize’s Jamie Thompson among performers

For the second time, NICH will be hosting Dance X and this year, it is dedicated to the Mayas. One of the big attractions will be performances by Jamie Thompson, [...]

Clarification to statement made on the Dickie Bradley Special

For the record and as a matter of clarification, our phones have been ringing off the hook from persons who tuned in to the Dickie Bradley Show on Monday night. [...]

Looking back at the late Karen Skeen, cancer activist

Karen Skeen, her husband Robert Vellos and daughter Teena were savagely executed before the break of dawn as they slept at their Ladyville house on Sunday morning. The heinous murder [...]

Husband, wife and daughter murdered inside home

It was a weekend of carnage; six persons were executed between Friday night and Sunday afternoon. The most heinous was in the wee hours of Sunday morning, when a husband, [...]

Brother killed as gunman enters home

A fourth person was executed on Sunday afternoon in a Crime Ridden Area which was under B.D.F. and police presence. Twenty-two year old William Felix Francis, a resident of Mahogany [...]

Close to home, Norales murdered on Fabers Road

The bloodbath started early on Friday night. James Noralez, a former B.D.F. officer, was gunned down in the Fabers Road Extension. His bullet riddled body was retrieved from the bloody [...]

Sister of murder victim questions motive for murder

The death of Norales has come as a shock to his family. Norales’ mother recently returned from the U.S. and has not yet received all the facts. The only known [...]

Yabra resident Steero murdered near home

Within two hours, police had their hands full with another homicide. Deon Waight also known as Steero was shot and killed not far from his house in the Yarborough area. [...]

Cycling Association election postponed because of 2 constitutions

There was a lot of hype leading up to planned elections for a new president of the Belize cycling Association on Saturday. Hundreds of cyclists turned up at the Aguada [...]

Belize Times makes a comeback, but who calls the shots?

We note that the printed version of the opposition newspaper, Belize Times, is back on the streets. The newspaper re-surfaced this past weekend in full color and went on sale [...]

Taiwan says no visas needed to enter Belize, is it reciprocal?

Bearers of Taiwanese passports will no longer need visas to enter Belize. The announcement was made via the government of Taiwan which says that a visa waiver program has been [...]

Shooting of Salvapan woman was allegedly an attempted hit

A Salvapan woman is admitted at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital tonight, recovering from three gunshot injuries. According to police, just before eight o’clock on Friday night, two masked men [...]

Police say no evidence to charged woman accused of hiring hit men

Shortly after Varela’s sister made the allegations, Superintendent Aaron Guzman, the officer commanding Cayo Police, responded with the police side of the story. Guzman says there simply was not enough [...]

Independence Village rob the village

A string of robberies have occurred over the past two weeks in Independence and they may have been triggered by one burglar. On the thirteenth of November, a twelve gauge [...]

Warrior and Gentle charged for burglary of items valued $21,000

Thieves made away with a sizeable loot and cash of some twenty-one thousand dollars from the house of Sandra Young on Bride’s Alley. Today, two Belize City men were arraigned [...]

August to life; convicted murderer sentenced

Twenty-four year old Gregory August will be spending the rest of his life prison for the murder of seventy-three year old Alvin Robinson, who was stabbed to death in 2009. [...]

Mexican President bridging friendship at Chactemal

As we reported in Friday’s newscast, President Felipe Calderon will be leaving office in the next few days. One of the outstanding projects between Belize and Mexico is the international [...]

City Hall’s survey for disables Belama residents, an SJC success

A survey was conducted this morning in Belize City to identify residents who require help during disasters. The pilot phase of the project was in the Belama area where the [...]

Western Spirit Cycling Team gets support from Bowen & Bowen

While the executive of the Belize Cycling Association held an unsuccessful congress in Santa Elena earlier on Saturday, the homegrown team Western Spirit of Cayo District, hosted an event to [...]