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Placencia Businessman Shot & Killed…By Accident

On Placencia, a gathering of family and friends turned tragic for the close-knit Cabral families.  From all accounts, Warren Cabral accidentally shot his cousin, Vance Cabral, while the two were [...]

FCIB Sale to Heritage Imminent

At least sixty employees of five First Caribbean International Bank branches in Belize today contracted some mysterious malady which caused them to call in sick. Actually, it’s more likely what [...]

Employees Stage Sickout at FCIB

And that brings us to the mysterious illness which resulted in the closure of three FCIB branches – Belize City BelCan, Orange Walk and Belmopan, while two more on Albert [...]

G.O.B. Prepares to Pass Vesting Act

So what’s the next move? That wasn’t spelled out in the clearest of terms but let’s just say that it doesn’t seem that the employees who were suddenly taken sick [...]

Coast Guard Was Surprised At Detention of Officers

Three fishermen from Belize City – Giovanni Murillo, Donovan Usher and Jerome Bowen – left to go on a one day fishing trip to Turneffe two weeks ago and never [...]

Commander Bennett Says Incidents Affect BNCG Morale

Bennett reiterates that they are assisting the Police in the investigation, and have also conducted their own internal investigation to parallel that by the Police. The five men have been [...]

Alleged Bank Robber Meets Bail

While employees of F.C.I.B. stage a sickout; in court this morning, one of five men linked to the July 2015 robbery of the bank received bail. Erwin Castillo now joins [...]

Security Guard Hurt During Placencia Burglary

There was a burglary in Placencia that could well be an inside job. On Tuesday night, in the span of an hour, between ten and eleven p.m., two men broke [...]

PG Minor Reports Sexual Assault

Deeper in the south…A fourteen year old girl high school student has been sexually abused in Punta Gorda. The young girl reported the matter to the police last week. She [...]

Butane Prices Drop

If you have been to the pump recently you would have noticed a drop in the prices of fuel. In the City since Wednesday, regular fuel has been selling at [...]

Guatemalan Presidential Frontrunner Has Eyes on Belize

The Guatemalan claim to fifty percent of Belizean territory has surfaced as an issue in the Guatemalan elections. On Thursday, an interview with Guatemalan presidential candidate, Jimmy Morales, spread like [...]

No Need for Alarm in Kraft Recall

On Wednesday, we reported about the voluntary recall on individually-wrapped American cheese slices, following a notice by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The Belize Agricultural Health Authority stated in [...]

At Look at September 10th in Belize

The historic Battle of St. George’s Caye was commemorated on Thursday with Tenth of September activities being held across the country. In Belize City, an official ceremony was held at [...]

City Prepares for Jouvert 2015

In the next nine hours or so, residents from Belize City and rural Belize District will converge on the Old Capital for the annual Jouvert.  It starts at four a.m., [...]