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Arguments wrap up in openly gay case

Arguments in the case of Caleb Orozco versus the Attorney General of Belize wrapped up today in the chambers of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. The trial started on Tuesday and [...]

UNIBAM says it wants same sex activity legalized

But even as the case wraps up, there is still confusion in many quarters on what exactly the claimant wants done to section fifty-three which penalizes persons who engage in [...]

Clifton Hyde charged for human trafficking of Indian nationals

The arraignment of a group of eleven Indian nationals, who entered Belize illegally from Guatemala on Wednesday night, has been deferred to Monday in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court.  The men [...]

Poll generates more votes than possible in elections

At news time tonight, there have been more votes cast in this week’s online poll than were cast in the last general elections in Belize. The question which was asked [...]

If found guilty, Belizean faces 38 years in Guatemalan prison

According to a report coming from Guatemala, a Belizean may face thirty-eight years in prison if he is found guilty of kidnapping. Thirty-three year old Joseph Budna was charged along [...]

Shooting death of young escapee charged with carnal knowledge

A young man has been shot and killed in Punta Gorda by the police.  The cop who pulled the trigger has been named in a previous shooting death, but was [...]

UB students robbed by Hispanic gang in facility leased by Chinese

On Wednesday night, a gang of six armed robbers hit the University of Belize dormitory in Belmopan, stealing an array of personal items, including laptops, cell phones, cash and jewelry, [...]

$43 million BCB and Belize Bank case at Caribbean Court

It might appear that national matters have come to a standstill as all eyes and ears focused this week on Caleb Orozco versus the Attorney-General. But the wheels of state [...]

Gideon charged with burglary at Victoria Street home

Eighteen year old Jonathan Gideon, accused of breaking into a residence on Victoria Street, appeared in court today, where he was charged with burglary.  Reports are that on March twenty-third, [...]

Court fixes a mechanic and his marijuana

Twenty-three year old Victor Seaman, a mechanic of McKay Boulevard in Belize City, appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer on Thursday evening, where he was arraigned on two drug-related [...]

Medical Tourism between Belize and Mexico

Medical Tourism is in its development stage in Belize. In August 2012, a workshop was executed to create awareness of the industry and to gauge the receptiveness of stakeholders in [...]

Amalgamated schools functioning as Rural Primary

Earlier in the week, the official launch of the South-side School Feeding program was held at the Skills Training Center on Magazine Road. The project does not only feed needy [...]

Former Guatemalan president gets 80 years in prison for crimes against humanity

While the case of Caleb Orozco was being argued all week in court, across the border, the courts in Guatemala were also hearing the case against Efrain Rios Montt, the [...]

World Red Cross Day celebrated downtown

May eighth is celebrated worldwide as World Red Cross Day. In Belize, the Red Cross organized a fair at the Bliss Parking Lot in downtown Belize City to highlight the [...]

Norman Rodriguez’s poetic “Expressions” launched

Earlier this week, two books; Moments in Time Volumes one and two, penned by Doctor Corinth Morter Lewis were officially launched. There is another book to add to your collection [...]