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Pair of Alleged Bulgarian Cyber Thieves Arraigned in Magistrates Court

Two nationals from Bulgaria appeared late in court this evening and were charged for theft from the Belize Bank.  There was a delay in their arraignment because the court was [...]

Bulgarian Duo Implicated in International Credit Card Scam

Aptula’s attorney says that they are in communication with the Belize Bank to settle the matter. The two Bulgarians allegedly visited the Albert and North Front Streets ATMs of the [...]

111 Credit Cards Found Inside Their Apartment

During arraignment today, the police claimed that the scam begun on September seventh, 2015. The men were detained on Saturday and taken to their room at Easy Inn on the [...]

Andy Bustillos Arraigned for Double Murder of Ex-common-Law and Sister-In-Law

After spending just over a week recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, on Monday afternoon, thirty-one year old Andy Bustillos was arrested and charged for the double [...]

Still No Arrests in Double Murder of Guatemalan Men

Meanwhile an investigation is ongoing in the double murder of two Guatemalan nationals in the San Francisco area of San Ignacio. Fifty-two-year-old Santos Ramon Gomez and thirty-seven-year-old Orlando Antonio Garcia [...]

Reuben Price Walks From 2014 Murder Charge

Another murder trial by judge ended with an acquittal today for the accused. In a no case submission, Reuben Price’s attorney, Simeon Sampson submitted that the only evidence the prosecution [...]

Dionicio Salazar is Convicted of Killing Marlon Rivera

The prosecution, however, secured a conviction in the murder trial against Dionicio Salazar. On Friday in the Belmopan Supreme Court, Salazar was found guilty of the murder of Marlon Rivera.  He [...]

Question: Will Guatemala Withdraw its Troops from the Belize Side of the Sarstoon?

And tonight’s question is: Do you believe Guatemala will withdraw its troops from the Belize side of the Sarstoon? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

What’s the Latest on Belize and Guatemala on the Sarstoon?

At news time it is still not certain if there are any planned meetings between Belize and Guatemala in respect of the Sarstoon even though government says it is cautiously [...]

Trade Union Congress Weighs in on Refugee Eligibility Committee

The present refugee situation in Belize is another hot-button issue making headlines tonight.  News of an amnesty program for irregular migrants and for persons with illegal immigration status was initially [...]

Sarstoon Law Fiercely Opposed by N.T.U.C.B.

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize remains vocal in demanding that government rescind the Sarstoon Prohibition Regulation.  The N.T.U.C.B. is in strident opposition of the law, despite a release [...]

B.N.T.U. Rally is Fully Endorsed by Umbrella Organization

The Belize National Teachers Union, which falls under the umbrella organization, is coordinating a rally in Belize City on Friday.  The public demonstration, part of the recently launched Stand Up [...]

Gwen Liz Receives Computer Donation from CitCo

There was good news today for students at a high school in the south side of the city. At the request of the Gwen Lizarraga High School, a number of [...]

Belize City Mayor Comments on Citywide Crackdown on Liquor Licenses

A citywide crackdown on all local businesses selling liquor after hours without the requisite license remains in effect and police officers are wasting no time enforcing the law.  The ongoing [...]

A New Roundabout with a Controversial Flag

A newly constructed monument at the roundabout near the Phillip Goldson Highway and Chetumal Street is receiving mixed reviews from residents of Belize City.  The marker, which was built by [...]

B.N.T.U. President Shares Perspective on BTV’s Thwarted Sarstoon Expedition

B.N.T.U. President Luke Palacio, during a press conference on Monday, shared a rather interesting perspective on recent events in the south, following the passage of the Sarstoon Law.  Palacio told [...]

An Awareness and Education Campaign on Going to ICJ

As we told you, the B.N.T.U. is marching on Friday, to Stand Up for Belize. The union is also embarking upon a series of sensitization forums for teachers.  Those discussions [...]

Belize Music Week is a Few Days Away!

Fresh from successful presentations at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, artists will keep the pace with a series of events to promote the local music industry. Belize Music Week starts [...]

Music Ambassador Speaks on Upcoming Music Seminar

The week-long activities will be held at the Memorial Park in Belize City and will feature live performances on a daily basis by some of Belize’s finest artists. But according [...]