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Two brothers killed in a shootout with the police in the west

There is news tonight of a deadly shoot-out between police and two brothers in the west. The duo was shot dead following the robbery of Roses Store which is located [...]

Minister Sedi Elrington says compulsory membership in the Bar is unconstitutional

There is a proposal tonight for a monumental change in the Legal Profession Act. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Kenneth Benjamin, has been informed by the Solicitor General [...]

A.G. proposes to change formation of General Legal Counsel

The Attorney General is also proposing changes to the formation of the General Legal Counsel. Elrington says that contrary to reports, he is not trying to make the government take [...]

Official report released on partially submerged plane in Corozal

Last Friday we reported that a small plane had plunged into the Pueblo Nuevo Lagoon which is located on the outskirts of Corozal Town. The plane was belly-up and partially [...]

Elrington says it is nonsense to the maps that include Belize as part of Guatemala

Guatemala’s Vice-Minister of Education, Evelyn Amado de Segura, is taking the unfounded Guatemalan claim to the heart of that country, its children and youth. Segura has taken one of the [...]

Belizean busted in Petén with drugs

Still on Guatemala, a Belizean was busted with drugs in the neighboring province of Petén. According to TVN Noticia Petén, forty-one year old Patricio Antony Westby was stopped by police [...]

Monkey dies after being beaten by 4 third form students

A black howler monkey was allegedly savagely beaten by four third form students of the Belize High School of Agriculture in southern Orange Walk has not survived the attack. After [...]

Farrakhan sends message to political parties

Leader of the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan ended a six-day visit to Belize with an appearance at the Bird’s Isle in Belize City where he spoke on a [...]

Special Constable remanded for carnal knowledge

  A special constable is in trouble with the law following a report by a primary school girl alleging that he had sexual intercourse with her in March 2012, when [...]

Karl Reneau charged for attempted murder

  A teenager survived a stabbing over the weekend and police have nabbed a Belize City resident for the incident. The stabbing incident occurred on Saturday night on Antelope Street [...]

Special Olympic Athletes receive gear for Fun Run

On Thursday morning, hundreds of young athletes and supporters of the Special Olympics will take part in its annual Fun Run which is staged to bring awareness to the sporting [...]

Relations and production of Sugar Industry sweet

In October 2012, American Sugar Refining, ASR, acquired majority shares in the Belize Sugar Industry after a turbulent period including near bankruptcy and sustained factory/cane-farmer tension. Since then things have [...]

Butane prices go down

There is some good news for households and that is that the price of butane gas has gone down in every district. The reduced prices kicked in over the weekend [...]

The dust is yet to settle in the cycling community

This past weekend the Smart Belmopan Cycling Classic was held and in a few weeks cyclists will take to the road for the annual Holy Saturday Cross Country race. But [...]

Marion Jones Sporting Complex upgrade to be completed by end of 2013?

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex has been closed for construction since 2008, and apart from the erection of a fence around the grounds, not much seems to have been done [...]

Sports Monday: The Belikin Ruta Maya Challenge Winner and other sporting activities

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The 15th edition of the Belikin La Ruta Maya Canoe Race gripped the nation for 4 days as it [...]