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Decomposing Body Found Inside Maxboro Residence; Mechanic Massacred

There is a gruesome murder to report in the community of Maxboro on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Sometime late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, thirty-one year old mechanic Leon [...]

2 Cayo Men Charged for Murder of Coastguard

Two men have been charged in connection with the latest homicide in San Ignacio.  Twenty-one-year-old Wendell Ovando, a construction worker of Kontiki area in San Ignacio, Cayo, and a fifteen-year-old [...]

Cocaine Bust in San Pedro, Belize City Residents to be Arraigned for Drug Trafficking

Police are reporting a significant cocaine bust in San Pedro Town involving known members of the Victoria Street gang. It happened at around 12:30pm today in an apartment in the [...]

Labor Department Meets With Santander Employees, Is Salary Issue Resolved?

On Monday night, we told you about the employees who had gathered at the grounds of Santander because they had issues about salaries. Workers were complaining about payments they received [...]

Squatters Disgruntled Over Omission of Names from Relocation List

On Monday, Lake Independence Area Representative Mark King announced that a total of eleven families that have been settling illegally on a six-acre parcel near the Chetumal Street Bridge will [...]

Lake-I Area Rep Explains His Intervention in Relocation Effort

According to the area representative, the expedited process should be completed by the end of this week.  That was, of course, for the initial list of squatters who needed to [...]

Did Law Enforcement Officers in Sugar City Physically Abuse O.W. Man?

On Monday evening, a video was uploaded to Facebook showing a police officer and two special constables attempting to handcuff a man and hitting him in the process, resulting in [...]

Darrington Lauriano Junior Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison

Twenty-two-year-old Darrington Lauriano Jr. has been sentenced to sixteen years in prison after being busted with a nine millimeter pistol loaded with eight live rounds of ammunition.  During the swoop, [...]

Murder Trial of Raymond Myers Aborted

A man who has been on remand for almost five years will have to wait even longer after the jury in his trial for murder was dismissed by Justice Troadio [...]

Will Petrocaribe Be Affected by U.S. Interest in Regional Energy Investment?

As we reported in Monday’s newscast, an energy summit was held in Washington earlier this year and the U.S. is trying to move its energy influence back into the Caribbean. [...]

CitCo Proposes Business Improvement Area

CARILED, the Caribbean Local Economic Development Project is working in collaboration with the Belize City Council and the Canadian Municipal Association to develop a Business Improvement Area concept. It seeks [...]

…Will It Work in Belize City?

But the implementation of the BIA into the city’s framework comes with its compromises. Particularly for the business owners; while businesses will be given the opportunity to develop a collective [...]

Yasser Musa’s Criticism of Colonial Museum Revisited, Mayor Bradley Responds

But the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project, following its launch last week, was blasted by the former President of National Institute of Culture and History, Yasser [...]

F.F.B. Installs New Financial Management Team

As we reported on Monday, the Football Federation of Belize met in congress over the weekend to discuss a number of issues, including preparations for round two of the 2018 [...]