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Accident Kills Pioneering Female Mechanic

Nitaya Locke was the first female auto-mechanic in a male dominated industry. She has a level-two mechanical engineering degree, was certified by Isuzu and was employed at Bravo Motors in [...]

Coast Guard Officer Fights Off Attempted Rape by 2 Men

Police in Rural Eastern Division have a thorny case of alleged attempted rape to investigate tonight. The case involves a Coast Guard officer, a manager for a major import and [...]

Police Pick Up 31 Pounds of Marijuana and a Firearm in Hattieville

In Hattieville over the weekend, Rural Eastern Division police made a major seizure of drugs and a firearm. Two persons, including a minor, were arrested and charged and police have [...]

Woman Stole Security Guard’s Wallet After Proposing Oral Sex

Thirty-two-year old Sarita Ash, an unemployed single mother of three children, now has a conviction on her record for theft. But the circumstances are somewhat unusual. According to security guard [...]

Escapee Captured After Eleven Years on the Run

Elwin Vanegas managed to successfully avoid capture by evading authorities for eleven years, after fleeing a prison bus in 2005. But we can report that he has been captured and [...]

Michael Young is Laid to Rest in Belize City

A somber moment today, as hundreds gathered to bid Senior Counsel Michael Young farewell at Wesley Methodist Church in Belize City.  Of the many in attendance at the funeral service, [...]

Environmentalists Defend Position After Seismic Survey Company Speaks Out

Since raising the alarm on a pair of offshore studies, including a proposed seismic survey, the local environmental community has been frank in objecting to government’s approval of such maritime [...]

Audubon Society Maintains E.I.A. Needed for Seismic Survey

Notwithstanding assurances that the survey would not be conducted within areas of the Caribbean Sea, including atolls and lagoons, the Belize Audubon Society maintains that it requires an Environmental Impact [...]

“Clear The Land” Edmond Castro Elevated to Full Minister

Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro was sworn in today by Governor General Sir Colville Young, as Minister of Transport and National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO.  [...]

Minors Tangle Over Female; Stabbing Victim Critical in Hospital

A love triangle among teenagers in the city turns sour and leaves a seventeen-year-old hospitalized in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. tonight. Kenroy Daly was badly beaten and stabbed [...]

Woman Mugged Near Home in Downtown Belize City

Well-known Breastfeeding Counselor Penny Casasola was robbed on Friday night around seven-thirty, just outside her home on Rectory Lane. The elderly woman was attacked and robbed by a man on [...]

More Guns Off the Streets

In other news out of Eastern Division South; tonight, police say there are two fewer guns on the street. With assistance from the public, they were able to recover two [...]

San Pedro Man Charged Over Unlicensed Nine-Millimeter Weapon

While Eastern Division South officers were able to remove two guns from the city streets; over on La Isla Bonita, San Pedro police were able to seize a nine millimeter [...]

Police “Sure” Allen Martinez Behind Faber Vehicle Arson

Last week, Allen Martinez was charged for the alleged arson of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Patrick Faber’s vehicle at his Lords’ Bank residence. The key piece of [...]

Belize Electricity Limited Says No One Should Suffer Without Electricity

On Friday, we reported on a fire on the George Price Highway which destroyed a family home. While National Fire Service personnel are still investigating, a probe of the site [...]

Best in Tourism Honoured in National Awards

The fourteenth National Tourism Awards were held on Saturday night. The annual show put off by the Belize Tourism Board is to recognize the best in the tourism industry. The [...]

Monday Sports: Football, Cycling, Bodybuilding and Basketball

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   PLB Football found Police United FC hosting its bitter rival Belmopan Bandits inside the Norman Broaster Stadium yesterday in [...]