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Was 60 Year Old Alexander Trapp Murdered for Picking Mangoes?

Four persons lost their lives over the weekend. We start with the story of an elderly man from Ladyville, who was shot in his chest and perished over mangoes, which [...]

Another Roaring Creek Youth Gunned Down, Body Recovered in Camalote

The body of a Roaring Creek youth was discovered on Friday night in a remote location in the village of Camalote. Sixteen year old Glasford Thomas had been shot multiple [...]

Kjiel Young Meets Violent End on Vernon Street

The weekend violence continued on Saturday night.  In Belize City, Kjiel Young’s life was snuffed out of him and one knows for sure why he was executed as he sat [...]

Infamous Felix Brother Shot on Gill Street

The gun violence in the Old Capital continued today. Over fifteen shots fired and three injured this afternoon. That’s what happened on Gill Street around two today. Residents say they [...]

Escapee Dies While Eluding Belmopan Police

The fourth person to die over the weekend is from Belmopan where a freak accident claimed the life of thirty-two year old Zack Leonard August, who attempted to elude police [...]

Placencia Police Apprehend U.S. Fugitive Wanted for Child Sex Assault

A U.S. fugitive is back in the U.S. after being apprehended by the Placencia Police on Thursday. On the strength of a warrant issued by the United States Government, forty-three [...]

John Pascal Remains Comatosed After Alleged Police Brutality

An internal investigation by the Professional and Standards Branch of the Belize Police Department is currently underway in Dangriga following allegations of police brutality made by a family in that [...]

…Family Demands Justice

Mena would rush once again to the police station to find his brother on the ground between two vehicles parked on the compound of the Dangriga police station. Pascal, visibly [...]

Police Bust Placencia Resident with Weed

Also in the south….today Placencia Police’s Quick Response Team conducted a search at the residence of twenty-two year old Akeem Tejeda in Placencia Village where they discovered one hundred and [...]

B.E.L. Not Happy With Rate Reduction

But back in the city…When the Public Utilities Commission announced a week ago that electricity rates would be reduced from forty-one cents per kilowatt hour to thirty-five cents, consumers breathed [...]

Tracy Taegar-Panton is Officially U.D.P. Candidate for Albert Division

On Friday, the House of Culture in Belize City was the venue of the endorsement convention of Tracy Taegar-Panton. Whenever general elections are called, Panton will contest as the U.D.P. [...]

Tourism C.E.O. turned U.D.P. Politician Addresses Opposition Release

Since the announcement of her candidacy in the Alberts, Panton has drawn fire from the P.U.P.  Last week the Opposition issued a release after a former B.T.B. staffer, Jonelle Hemmans, [...]

Tour Operators Receive Training from B.T.B. and S.B.D.C.

The tourism industry has been growing leaps and bounds becoming one of the top foreigner exchange earners for the jewel.  But for the industry to continue to thrive, good customer [...]

Belize Luck Launches Big

Belizeans are you ready to win big with Belize Luck? If you haven’t heard about it, well the owners say that perhaps it’s time to jump onboard. With a number [...]

Women’s Department Signs M.O.U. with Ministry of Economic Development

Violence against women, human trafficking and femicide in Central America remain regional issues of concern for SICA member countries.  In Belize, as part of a related initiative, the Ministry of [...]

…Training Program to Provide Opportunity for Women to Share Experiences

According to Director of the Women’s Department, Ava Pennil, the program provides an opportunity to share experiences and compare progress across the Central American region.   Ava Pennil, Director, Women’s [...]

Renowned Educator and Trade Unionist Eloisa Trujeque Laid to Rest

Career public servant Eloisa Trujeque was laid to rest today, following a funeral service at Saint Ignatius Church this afternoon.  Trujeque’s vocation in education and unionism affected the lives many [...]

The Weekend Sporting Events with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The mad rush to make the payoffs saw the Belize Yellow Pages Hurricanes in a must win against the [...]