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Chopping Victim, Minor, Succumbs to Injuries

Thirty-one year old Yo Creek resident Larry Banner is spending his second night behind bars for aggravated burglary and maim following a crazy chopping incident in the northern village. Last [...]

Police Refuse to Reveal Source in Ahmad Family Mass Detention

On Monday evening, Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie, accompanied by Special Branch head Marco Vidal, called a press conference purportedly to brief the media on the detention of nineteen members [...]

Was the U.S. Involved in Ahmad Investigation?

Six homes raided in a coordinated sweep, a Muslim family detained by Police, all electronic items seized and surely scrutinized, a warrant presented based on probable cause of a Conspiracy [...]

Special Branch Head Marco Vidal Says Officers Acted Within the Law

Neither the Commissioner nor Special Branch Commander would provide any tangible information on the investigation which prompted the detention of the Ahmad family. But they were both adamant that it [...]

G.O.B. to Pay $350 Million as Arbitration Ruling is Handed Down

The decision of the three-member Permanent Court of Arbitration is in, and tonight we’ve got a first look at the figures contained in the hundred and thirty-nine page document. Just [...]

Do You Believe Government Will Increase or Introduce New Taxes?

And tonight’s question is: If G.O.B. is broke; do you believe it will increase or introduce new taxes? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or [...]

Cleanup Campaign Continues in San Pedro

A massive cleanup campaign to remove a substantial amount of debris in the wake of an overnight fire in San Pedro continued this morning.  The flames eviscerated eleven buildings after [...]

DEMO Works to Implement Plan to Restore Normalcy after Fire

On the ground in San Pedro, the District Emergency Management Organization continues its efforts to return a sense of normalcy to the area hardest hit by the fire.  Since Monday, [...]

2 Men Arraigned for San Benito Poite Murder

Two men have been arrested and charged for the murder of Francisco Ack, who was chopped to death in the remote southern village of San Benito Poite last Saturday.  Ack [...]

World Heritage Committee Releases Draft Decision on Barrier Reef System

What is the future of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System as a UNESCO World Heritage Site?  That’s the question conservationists are asking in light of international attention focused on [...]

WWF Says Government Must Act to Secure Protection of the Reef

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee will convene in Istanbul, Turkey in July to debate the status of some of the most extraordinary natural places on the planet.  This includes the [...]

COLA Demands Clarity in S.S.B. Deal with G.O.B.

As we told you earlier, the arbitration award is in and no matter how it’s spun, it’s bad news for G.O.B. – about three hundred and fifty million dollars-worth of [...]

Geovanni Brackett Calls for More Consultation Before Deal is Struck

Brackett today sent out a call to the S.S.B. to halt any transaction with G.O.B. where the shares are concerned, at least until there is much more consultation and much [...]

ComPol Says Police Resources are Scarce in Toledo

On Monday Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie also spoke about Police presence in Punta Gorda. There have been two murders recently and while Police have arraigned two persons for the [...]

Whylie Claims Police Cannot Stop Civilians from Taking Footage of Them

It’s a question that has been raised in the past – can civilians take photographs and video of Police Officers while they are conducting their duties? It was raised again [...]

Moses Sulph Claims Court Failed to Deliver Justice

In March of last year, Moses Sulph entered into an agreement with an individual to order a number of items which would later be purchased upon delivery.  When the products [...]

MoE Hosts Conference on Cyber Security

For the past two days, the Ministry of Education has been hosting a conference on Cyber Security. The awareness workshop opened dialogue with principals of secondary schools, IT teachers, parents, [...]

Experts Say Cyber-Bullying is a Real Concern in Belize

Cyber bullying, the release of nudes and sex tapes on social media platforms have become a concern in Belize, exposing the lack of personal securities.  But according to the professionals, [...]

Team Belize at the World Series of Poker Tournament in Las Vegas

We’re just back from Las Vegas, Nevada where over the weekend; Belize was represented by eighteen poker players in the World Series of Poker Monster Stack Event. It was the [...]