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Housekeeper Accused of Theft

A nineteen year old housekeeper cleaned out her boss’ jewelry box when she allegedly stole expensive pieces of jewelry from inside her Bella Vista home. Earlier today, Jessica Beeks was [...]

Caledonia Resident Wins Big With SMART

A resident from up north has reason to celebrate on the eve of the start of the New Year. Rogelio Alcoser went back to his home in Caledonia with ten [...]

Guatemalan Died from Asphyxiation

On Monday, we reported on the sudden death of a Guatemalan laborer at his Eve Street house. The decomposing body of thirty-nine year old Walter Humberto Melendez Ortiz was discovered [...]

Women Empowering Women

A group of women from Kentucky, U.S.A., has been in the Jewel since Monday…their mission – to empower women of all ages. The group, called Building the Sisterhood for Christ [...]

“Daughters of Virtue” Revival Planned for Friday

Although there are systems in place to empower women, for Wright, some disenfranchised women have slipped through the cracks. Friday’s women conference and revival entitled “Daughters of Virtue” will be [...]

A Century of Wisdom…

As the clock ticks away to welcome 2015, we caught up with a charming centenarian. Mary Tate has lived a century and will turn one hundred and one in February. [...]

Elderly Man Slashed in Dangriga

The constant story for this year remained about murder, which according to the statistics, continued on a constant upward trend in 2014. Tonight, there is one more to add and [...]

Body Found in Belize City

In Belize City, just after midday today, police visited a house on Eve Street in the vicinity of the Ice Cream Shoppe. In the upper flat of the concrete and [...]

S.C.F.A. Chairman Accused of Embezzlement

Tonight, the outspoken chairman of the Stann Creek Fishermen Association, Mark McKenzie, stands accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from an associate in what is being described as an unsuccessful [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Chairman Says All Set for Signing

The New Year may yet turn out to be a good one for cane-farmers in the north, as there is word tonight that the signing of the agreement is likely, [...]

Cane-Farmer Applies for Interim Injunction

Like we said, the industry and players are volatile. That interview with Chairman Cansino was done this afternoon, and about an hour after, we got word that parties had filed [...]

…Says Farmers Conceded Too Much

Four of the eighteen directors under the B.S.C.F.A. signed a petition last week to go back to the general assembly. They were outvoted by the majority. So now those directors, [...]

Farmers Call on S.I.C.B. to Decide Crop Start Date

That brings us to the industry bottom-line, which is that for all stake-holders from factory to field, the crop season needs to get underway. And it can, according to those [...]

2 Children Knocked Down

A pair of siblings, seven year Herber and ten year old Diana Yacab were the victims of a traffic accident on Boxing Day. The duo was hit by an SUV [...]

P.U.P. Questions Transfer of Cayo North Registering Officer

The by-election in Cayo North is scheduled for January fifth, 2014. On December twenty-second, 2014, three days before Christmas, the Registering Officer for that division, Jerrylyn Bruce, received a letter [...]

P.U.P. Chairman Says Cayo North Election Will be Close

Traditionally, by mid-December every year all attention is focused on things Christmas-related…and that lasts up to the day after New Year’s. That’s been pretty much the case this year, even [...]

Did Bones Found Belong to Marvin Bul?

On December eighteenth, Antonia Cal got the news that no mother wants to get. Police came to her workplace in Ladyville to ask her to identify the bones and clothing [...]

Student Charged for Attempted Murder

A twenty year old Belize City student has been charged for the December twenty-first attempted murder of twenty-eight year old Tyron Scott of Unity Street, who was stabbed twice to [...]

Trio Charged for Drug Trafficking

A Belize City businessman, Kevin Pandy, his girlfriend, Elmarose Cabral, and his cousin, Jomo Avila, were all jointly charged with one count each of drug trafficking for three point two [...]

Belize City Woman Raped at Knifepoint

There is also a report of an alleged rape which is under investigation by the cops. A twenty-two year Belize City woman claims she was raped around midnight on December [...]

The 2014 Premier League of Belize Playoffs

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The PLB season continued into Week 4 with a monster showdown at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium as the Belize [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Directors Call Emergency Meeting, Agreement Remains Unsigned

The final proposal for a purchasing agreement between the B.S.C.F.A. and B.S.I. remains to be endorsed, despite an amendment to a controversial term in a previous draft.  Earlier this week, [...]

B.S.I. Addresses N.T.U.C.B.’s Involvement in Negotiations

As we mentioned earlier, the N.T.U.C.B.’s role in the current process has been met with questions from B.S.I. concerning its agenda.  While he did not speak openly, Carballo alluded to [...]

G.O.B. to Receive an Additional Four Million in CARSI Funding

CARSI, the Central American Regional Security Initiative, is a program particularly designed to help create a more responsive police force, enhance public police cooperation, improve the judicial sector, modernize correctional [...]

Crime Stats 2014, Are the Numbers Up This Year?

The crime statistics for 2014 are out – well, not exactly because 2014 isn’t done yet and all those figures are subject to change. But at the request of the [...]