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Prisoner at Ladyville Police Station Tries to Commit Suicide in Cell

The home invasion at the house of Lebanese Honorary Consul in Burrel Boom is back in the news tonight.  A total of eighteen persons have been charged but the last [...]

Woman Detained at San Ignacio Station Says Policeman Raped Her

There is a serious allegation tonight coming out of San Ignacio but details are sketchy. A twenty-five year old woman from the village of Bullet Tree was in police custody [...]

FM Elrington Says Cuban Migrant Situation Regretful

As many as six thousand Cubans are stuck in Costa Rica since November, unable to make their way to the United States. Once they set foot on American soil they [...]

Elrington Says Costa Rican President Trying to Shame Countries Into Allowing Transit

According to Elrington, there has been some indication that Mexico would be prepared to facilitate the passage of the Cubans, but nothing in writing. Belize is not prepared to budge [...]

Costa Rica Suspends Political Participation in SICA

There is now some action by Mexico. This Tuesday, technical teams will be meeting in Mexico City, to discuss a way forward for the Cuban crisis. The meeting was set [...]

Ladyville Resident Knocked Down

The number of deaths on the highways continues to be a cause for concern. The latest victim is a construction worker from Ladyville who died Saturday night when he allegedly [...]

Foreign Trade Director Says RC Imports Didn’t Follow Proper Protocol

At news time tonight, there is no movement on the three containers of Guyanese rice at the Big Creek Port in the south and likely there will not be any [...]

Guyana Rice Still Confiscated at Big Creek Port

With three more days before the Christmas, the containers with three million pounds of rice will not be discharged. Jose Alpuche, the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Agriculture maintains that [...]

Hunting Caye F.O.B. on Indefinite Standstill

Fourteen months ago construction of a Coast Guard Forward Operating Base was abruptly halted after public outcry. The base, funded by the US, was contracted out to a Guatemalan firm [...]

Convicted Murderer Receives Sentence After 13 Years on Death Row

Sentencing for Glenford Baptist took place this morning in the courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. Baptist is the inmate who languished in prison for thirteen years on death row [...]

32-year-old Remanded for Sexual Abuse of 12-year-old

A Belize City man who is almost three times the age of his alleged victim was arraigned today on a charge of unlawful sexual intercourse.  The accused is thirty-two year [...]

3 Persons busted With Weed at OW Checkpoint

Three men were busted at a checkpoint in the area of the toll bridge on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Just before midnight on Friday, a vehicle with license plates BZ-C-34105 [...]

Thieves Net 145 Cases of Beer from Warehouse Heist

Thieves burglarized a warehouse on the Philip Goldson Highway and made away with a sizeable amount of beers sometime in the past week. Forty-two year old businessman Jignesh Paintar of [...]

Stevedores given a Christmas Bukut, Says CWU President

On Friday, in the wake of a four-day strike by stevedores at the Port of Belize in the Old Capital which brought operations at a standstill, the Ministry of Labor [...]

Matura-Shepherd Says Stevedores Backs Are Against the Wall

Matura-Shepherd says that the government’s action is on the side of big people and against working Belizeans. Furthermore, it strips stevedores from a fundamental pool to bargain for better terms [...]

What’s Next for Stevedores at the Port of Belize?

With the signing of the SI, stevedores will only be able to strike after a twenty-one day notice to the government. So what is the next step for the CBA? [...]

Investigation Into Missing Monies at Post Office

An internal investigation is taking place at the Post Office following a report of missing monies. As many as ten thousand dollars was allegedly misappropriated by a second grade clerk [...]

Pickstock Area Rep Says There Was Christmas Cheer This Year

In recent years the Government’s Christmas Cheer program has become a staple of the season – as welcome in some political quarters as ham and turkey. How it’s worked in [...]

Group Hug Hosts Christmas Party for Disadvantaged Kids

Group Hug – it’s a newly established organization dedicated to assisting disenfranchised youths and families. Today, they hosted one hundred and fifty primary school children from the city and Hattieville [...]

Football News in Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The pressure filled home and away series for the 2015 PLB Tournament title kicked off inside the Norman Broaster  [...]