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The paper trail on the nationality certificate issued to Won Hong Kim

As we told you Friday, News Five has obtained a copy of an internal report compiled on the Won Hong Kim immigration scandal. Kim, A South Korean national imprisoned in [...]

Penner personally presented and signed the certificate and recommended the passport

The surfacing of the report is a somewhat public resurrection of former Minister of State Elvin Penner, who has gone to ground since the scandal broke in September. As we [...]

PSU says process is being followed in case of suspended immigration officers

Following confirmation by Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse that Director Maria Marin had indeed recommended the termination of three passport officers suspended since September, the Public Service Union has come [...]

PSU seeking to implement whistle-blowers clause to protect public officers

And to show that they might not be loud, but they are getting the job done, the PSU stated today that it is working to get the public officers reinstated, [...]

Ministry of Health advices public to be cautious for any influenza

At least one person, a twenty-seven year old woman Shahera Bodden, has died of complications of H1N1. But with the flu season in full swing, the Ministry of Health today [...]

Belize City resident, released from jail on Friday, is murdered on Sunday

A Belize City man was detained on Wednesday for a robbery and released from prison on Friday but by Sunday night, Eaton Eamon Carr was a dead man. Carr was [...]

A suspect in the murder of a Canadian Missionary is found dead

There is a second murder to report tonight.  The body of Marlon Balona was found under shrubs off a feeder road in an isolated area by a resident of the [...]

Would-be-robber in San Pedro is stopped dead in his tracks by his victim

The third death of the weekend was reported as a burglary/attempted robbery in San Pedro Town. The victim, Michael Wallace, was allegedly one of a trio who tried to rob [...]

Wanted man, Kevin Manzanero, caught by police; another remain at large

On Christmas Eve, a man was gunned down during an attempted robbery in the Kontiki Area in the Cayo District. The death of Fredy Lopez launched an intensive manhunt for [...]

Attorney Antoinette Moore sworn in as temporary Supreme Court judge

Attorney Antoinette Moore was sworn in on Friday as a temporary judge of the Supreme Court. Moore is assigned to the Belmopan criminal session which deals with cases from Belmopan, [...]

Alrick Lamb sentenced to fifteen years for possession of firearm and ammo

An eighteen year old youth, Alrick Lamb, is serving his first night of a fifteen-year jail term after he pleaded guilty to possession of prohibited firearm, ammunition and an extended [...]

Uncle arraigned for attempted murder of his nephew

Also appearing in court was a man who was remanded to prison this morning after he was charged for attacking his own nephew on January twelfth.  He is fifty-four year [...]

The long legal process of Rhett Fuller’s extradition request and release from prison

After fighting extradition and exhausting every legal option at his disposal for more than fifteen years, Rhett Fuller is a free man. Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington decided on [...]

A Regional TVET Marketing Strategy

Institutes of Technical and Vocational Education and Training have been set up strategically across the country, but enrollment numbers do not reflect the investment in those centers. There is a [...]

K.H.M.H. now offering full range of cardiology services

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital will now be offering a full range of cardiology services. The K.H.M.H. partnered with the Carolina Healthcare System’s International Medical Outreach to establish its first [...]

Football, softball and cycling updates in Sports with James Adderley

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The Belikin Cup Post Season blasted off over the weekend with all 4 playoff teams seeing action over the [...]