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Court of Appeal orders a retrial for Viola Pook accused of setting husband on fire

  But earlier today, a number of decisions were handed down by the Court of Appeal to conclude its first session for this year. It ended with good news for [...]

Date for Pook’s retrial has not been set

    While Pook remains on remand at the Belize Central Prison, a date for her retrial has not been set.  According to Sampson, the overwhelming backlog at the Supreme [...]

Graphic evidence presented in Belmopan court on the murder of Raylene Dyer

  While Viola Pook will get a retrial, Aracely Cahueque is on trial in the Belmopan Supreme Court. In October 2010 Cahueque and three men were accused of the horrific [...]

Attorney explains acquittal of 3 men charged in murder case

As we’ve told you, the tragedy of Raylene’s cruel death has been compounded by another travesty – the matter never even reached full trial, and the three men walked. On [...]

Light the Night for Kids

As we said, hundreds are preparing now to start a march from memorial park to downtown Belize City in what is known as the “Light the Night…for the kids” of [...]

Plane crash lands in Punta Gorda

A private aircraft with U.S. registration crash landed this afternoon at the Punta Gorda airstrip. The pilot was fifty-two year old Michael Bogacz and his partner, Jennifer Sobre…both American nationals. [...]

Still no evidence in investigation into the Won Hong Kim/Elvin Penner passport scandal

Tonight there is very little new information on the criminal investigation into the Won Hong Kim/Elvin Penner passport scandal. Penner, the former Minister of State with responsibility for immigration, has [...]

Court of Appeal reserves decision in the case of Gregory August

The Court of Appeal on Thursday also reserved its decision in the case of twenty-six year old Gregory August. August was convicted of the May 2009 death of seventy-three year [...]

Hit & Run in Corozal

There is another traffic accident to report tonight. It is a hit and run that happened just after eight o’clock on Thursday night. Police found eighteen year old student Victor [...]

2 San Pedro men missing; family fears the worst

In San Pedro, two men have disappeared from the island without a trace and their families are bracing for the worst. Dean Nassad Joseph, a resident of the San Mateo [...]

Japan provides US $120,000 for Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the K.H.M.H.

Today at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital the signing of a grant agreement between the national referral hospital, the Offices of the Special Envoy for Women and Children and the [...]

Cultural Day for preschoolers of St. Mary’s School

As part of their activities for child stimulation month, the Preschool at Saint Mary’s Primary School held its annual cultural day. The preschoolers dressed up in different cultural attires for [...]

Supt. Dezerie Phillips, Woman of the Year

Senior Superintendent Dezerie Phillips has been named Belize’s Woman of the Year 2014.  Phillips becomes the fifth woman selected by the United States Embassy for the prestigious title.  She joined [...]

Special Olympics Belize yearly fun run goes countrywide

Every year at this time, Special Olympics Belize stages its Fun Run to promote awareness of special needs children. The event has been growing exponentially and this year, Fun Runs [...]

3 men walk and a woman still on trial for the sensational murder of Raylene Dyer

Three men – Roaring Creek construction workers twenty-one year old Darren Banner, twenty year old Jason Anderson and twenty-four year old UB student Brandon Budna are free after being incarcerated [...]