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SP Police Say Crime Down in that Municipality

The murder in San Pedro last week, followed so shortly after by another Tuesday night – both violent – may give the impression that La Isla Bonita is becoming a [...]

Four Arrested for Fake Drivers’ Licenses in San Pedro

San Pedro Police are also investigating a widespread forgery ring – specifically fake Orange Walk drivers’ licenses. From what we’ve been able to determine, these persons purchase forged licenses, with [...]

Decision in Keyren Tzib PI Reserved

Female coastguard officer, Keyren Tzib, went back to court this morning. She is accused of manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Thythis Blancaneaux on July eighteenth, 2015 in [...]

Velasquez Will Stand Trial for Rape of Minor

Another preliminary inquiry took place today. Thirty-five year old Jorge Velasquez who in September 2014 was accused of raping a twelve-year-old girl is back behind bars at the Belize Central [...]

Cameron Slusher alleged Fake Cop charged with Aggravated Assault

There have been at least three recent cases of fake cops on the loose.  Today, a case came up in court which seems to involve the fake cops. Security officer, [...]

CDB Holds 2016 Media Conference

The Caribbean Development Bank held its 2016 media conference today at its headquarters in Barbados. President William Warren Smith opened the conference outlining the major issues that the Caribbean region [...]

Observer Mission on Ground Preparing for Elections in Jamaica

This Thursday, Jamaicans go to the polls to decide where Prime Minister Portio Simpson known as Mama P will remains as the P.N.P. Prime Minister or whether Opposition Leader Andrew [...]

St. John Vianney Kids Get New Playground

Primary school students at St. John’s Vianney Primary School were ecstatic this morning when they were allowed onto a new playground.  The swings, seesaw and slide are a donation from [...]

Police Officers Complete GREAT Training

The GREAT program funded by the U.S. government has become an important element in the work of the police department.  It first started in the City and has now spread [...]

BTL & Mek Mi Rich Lose Landmark Case

Telecommunications giant B.T.L. colluded with registered game show company Mek Mi Rich to steal entrepreneur Curtis Swasey’s concept and use it as their own. That’s the bombshell handed down by [...]

Curtis Swasey Only Awarded $25,000

So why did the Justice refer to the victory as Pyrrhic? Well…probably because even though Swasey won a total vindication on all his claims, he was only awarded twenty-five thousand [...]

Will Companies Get Backlash from Justice’s Decision

That’s the financial bottom line – not exactly a hard hit for B.T.L. or M.M.R. But what about the moral low ground where Justice Abel claims both B.T.L. and M.M.R. [...]

One Man Still Missing in New River

Two men plunged into the crocodile infested waters of New River, which runs through Orange Walk Town, on a whim on Monday evening. They would never surface again and this [...]

Do You Believe the Government is Financially Bankrupt?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe the government is financially bankrupt? Yes or No? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post [...]

Brothel Madam Fined for Trafficking in Humans

On February tenth, sixty-four year old Estela Gonzalez of Temptation Bar, was convicted of Trafficking in Humans by a jury. The jury believed the sworn testimony of a fifteen year [...]

Belizean Woman Shot by Cops in Inglewood

A Belizean woman, identified as thirty one year old Kisha Michaels and a man were fatally shot early on Sunday morning in Inglewood, California. Michaels died instantly while the man [...]

Belize Game Fishing Association Speaks Out Against Shark Kill

Images of a recent shark kill near Lighthouse Reef have sparked public outrage about the continued use of gill nets.  While it is not believed that local fishermen are behind [...]

K9 Unit’s Basco Sniffs Out Weed from BDF Couple

This morning at the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, before Senior Magistrate, Sharon Fraser, a newlywed couple was read a single charge of possession of controlled drugs, being forty grams of cannabis [...]

Stiff Fines Imposed for Drug Trafficking

But another Belize City resident was imposed a stiffer fine of ten thousand dollars in the court room of Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith for drug trafficking. Ryan Cole was [...]

Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting his Niece is Charged

A twelve-year-old minor was sexually assaulted at her home in Benque Viejo del Carmen over the weekend. Her parents and other family members left her home with her three-year-old sister [...]

Is A City Council Employee on the Hot Seat for a Stolen Vehicle?

There is a report tonight that a stolen vehicle has been found in the possession of a local politician in Belmopan who is employed at the City Council through the [...]

Media Workshop on Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean gets underway in Barbados

This morning in Barbados, a two-day media law workshop got underway. The seminar brought together sixty-eight representatives of media houses and civil societies from thirteen countries across the region.  The [...]

Media Professionals Want a Definition for Citizen Journalists

One emerging concern expressed by media professionals at today’s seminar was the need to examine and define the role of the citizen journalist who are persons, who report, analyze and [...]

Belizean Jaguar Treated to a Birthday Party

Nine years ago Junior Buddy was born at the Belize Zoo on the George Price Highway. Today, he celebrated another milestone in the company of school children from the area. [...]

Traditional Mayan Culture Kept Alive in the North

The ancient Maya culture thrived primarily in parts of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras.   Originally considered primitive, the Mayas are now known to have had knowledge of science, art, architecture, [...]