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Robbers Hit FCIB; Undisclosed Amount of Cash

A group of armed bandits slipped pass a police officer on duty and bank security to pull off a daring heist at a bank in Belize City this morning. The [...]

Audrey Matura Must Pay $3,000 to Court

Attorney Audrey Matura-Shepherd was ordered today to pay three thousand dollars to Court after Justice Courtney Abel determined that she had breached the confidentiality of a court-connected mediation session held [...]

People’s Assembly in Cayo on Sunday; Will the G-10 Be There?

On Wednesday, twenty-one of thirty-one P.U.P. Standard Bearers and the executive of the party met at Independence Hall. It was to have been a showdown between the Fonseca faction and [...]

Heart Clinic in City

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in Belize according to recent figures from the Ministry of Health. The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has been providing treatment for [...]

Easy Glen in Court on Assault Charge

Well-known political mouthpiece Easy Glen, formally known as Goldburn Adolphus, was arraigned today before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith for attempting to assault a police officer with an empty bottle.  [...]

Corozal Man Remanded For Aggravated Assault

Twenty-six year old Oren Vaughan is tonight on remand for committing an aggravated assault with a firearm upon his ex-girlfriend, Sharon Wade.  Wade, a Corozal resident, reported to police that [...]

Territorial Volunteers Respond To Guatemala’s MFA

The last time the Belize Territorial Volunteers went near the Sarstoon River, thirty-seven of them in a skiff were detained by Guatemalan military and taken to Livingston. The incident happened [...]

Belizean Authorities Silent Says BTVS De la Fuente

De la Fuente says the silence from Belize’s authorities is frustrating because they were given a compilation of footage from the Livingston incident which clearly shows the thirty-seven Belizeans were [...]

Fairtrade Certifies The B.S.C.F.A.

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has received the acceptance of their proposed corrective measures to non-compliances cited by Fairtrade auditors last month. Last year the largest cane-farmer’s association was [...]

B.S.C.F.A.’s Cansino Says Measures To Be Put In Place

There is some measure of relief from the positive news coming out of Fairtrade. In December 2014, faced with terrible financial woes because of a crop delayed by hostile negotiations [...]

Heredia on the Status of Puerto Azul

What is the fate of the controversial Puerto Azul development project?  It’s a question that’s difficult even for Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia to answer directly.  That is because there [...]

Youth Services Commemorates Job Program for Youths

A closing ceremony was held today to commemorate a programme that helped over fifty young people to receive job training and summer employment. It is an initiative under the Department [...]

Basketball Tournament Underway In the City

Peace and Light Foundation, with support from the Belize Bank and other partners, is hosting a basketball tournament at the Bird’s Isle Basketball Court. Eight teams in two categories are [...]

Atlantic Bank International Booted by Bank of America

Even in the face of improved compliance to banking regulations set out by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, Atlantic International Bank Limited is the latest financial institution locally to [...]

New River Claims Life of OW Businessman

An early morning accident on a stretch of road just outside Orange Walk Town has claimed the life of businessman, Leonel Guerra. The young man was travelling home at around [...]

Whistleblower Says Minister Castro is Malpago…

Minister of State Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ Castro is hard pay.  That’s what whistleblower Alvarene Burgess seems to think.  After all, it has been almost a month since the junior [...]

…Threatens Further Legal Action

According to Burgess, further legal action against the disgraced politician will only expose more of his involvement in the visa hustle.   Isani Cayetano “Now, in terms of further legal [...]

Mayorga Sought for Suspicion of Murder

There is still no word on the whereabouts of Ulysis Mayorga. The Honduran national is wanted by police in connection with murder of his ex-wife, twenty-one year old Merlin Mejia. [...]

4 Former Foreign Ministers Dispute Guatemala Assertion

Did the Foreign Minister of Guatemala Carlos Raul Morales misspeak at a press conference at the Radisson on Tuesday? In his presentation, Morales told the media that there was an [...]

LICU Members Demand Answers

There is a volcanic situation at the La Inmaculada Credit Union in Orange Walk Town which is threatening to erupt. At one end of an ongoing dispute is the Board [...]

Inmate Busted With Weed Inside Courtroom

An inmate was busted with cannabis while he was inside a courtroom. Twenty-two old Kevin Bodden managed to beat a murder rap a year ago, but was recently convicted of [...]

Minor Raped by her Father

Reports of indescribable sexual abuse against minors are becoming more prevalent and repugnant. This week, a twelve year old girl reported to the Independence police in the south, that years [...]

Heredia Speaks on Crime on the Islands

The recent spate of violent crimes on San Pedro and Caye Caulker has prompted the command of the Belize Police Department to revisit its crime-fighting strategy. While additional personnel have [...]

SIB Releases Latest Statistics

The Consumer Price Index for the month of June has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize.  Recent figures indicate that plummeting fuel and international airfares have reduced consumer [...]

BPD Hosts Meet & Greet

For some time now, community policing is a strategy that has been advanced by the Eastern Division of the Belize Police Department throughout the city. On Sunday, the South Regional [...]