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Grenade found in Church

At news time tonight, George Street, one of the City’s most dangerous neighborhoods, is under increased vigilance by security forces. On Wednesday night a gun and ammunition were found on [...]

Major shakeup in police top brass

Just before news time, major changes were announced by the Ministry of National Security to the high command of the police force. Firstly, the ministry says this will bring about [...]

Mexican national on trial for arsenal in Corozal

A Mexican national is under trial in the Corozal Magistrate Court; but the serious drug related and ammunition charges he faces have faded into the background. Attorneys for Zurisday Villasenor [...]

Unbelievable! 5 year old a victim of aggravated assault?

There are allegations of a heinous crime against a five year old girl in the Capital. According to Belmopan Police, the five year old accompanied by her mother made the [...]

Lamb detained following botched B.T.B. robbery

Twenty-two year-old Clarence Lamb, one of two Belize City men involved in an unsuccessful attempt to rob the Belize Tourism Board’s main office on Wednesday afternoon, is expected to face [...]

Update on recent murder

A Belize City man is in police custody tonight in connection with the New Year’s Day murder of forty-five year old Orlando Williams.  Williams was gunned down a short distance [...]

Chamber says slew of increases has business community on the edge

Electricity rates are going up by sixteen point eight-seven percent; that is the latest in a slew of increases that the business community is facing. According to the Belize Chamber [...]

Government subsidy for UB comes to an end

Aside from the increase in rates hitting the business community, university students are also facing a fee increase. That has prompted action by the National Student Government of the University [...]

Nation Builders tell UB students not to register

In solidarity with the UB student government are other members of Nation Builders, including Micah Goodin of St. John’s College Junior College.  While not affected by the decision to terminate [...]

City Hall says its setting standards for the graveyards

The Belize City Council has announced that it will take over from undertakers the construction of graves at public sites such as the Lord Ridge Cemetery and Eternal Gardens. Deputy [...]

114 grams of marijuana in pocket; of course he is guilty

He is the first man to plead guilty to a serious offense this year; tonight fifty-two year old Ladyville resident, Michael Avilez is spending his first night of a three [...]

Runaway girls need to be found

On Wednesday we told you about three teenage girls, minors who fled from the Youth Hostel on the George Price Highway. They alleged that at least one girl was regularly [...]

Corozal man says he’s a victim of abuse

A Corozal man is also claiming that he was the victim of abuse, but at the hands of a police officer. Heraldo Lara says that he was inquiring about his [...]

George Street Gang under pressure from GSU

On Tuesday, the George Street Gang came under pressure from the GSU. The unit found two Molotov cocktail bombs in a plastic bag alongside a chain link fence. According to [...]