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Bail for David and Anke Doehm; Court Unconvinced They are Flight Risks

This morning, the American couple accused of cruelty and neglect of thirteen-year-old Faye Lin Cannon appeared before Supreme Court Justice Denis Hanomansingh, seeking bail. David and Anke Doehm got it [...]

Attorney Reminds that Denial of Bail Should Not Be Used as Punishment

For those upset with the decision of the court, Bradley offered a timely reminder that bail is not a privilege, but a right, and that a person’s liberty cannot be [...]

San Pedranos/Belizeans Protest Outside Court

While the bail hearing was taking place before Judge Denis Hanomansingh, outside the Supreme Court, a group assembled to protest against David and Anke Doehm.  The group travelled to the [...]

Dickie Bradley Says Guilt of Clients Should not be Prejudged

Bradley also addressed the protestors outside the Court in Battlefield Park, saying he empathizes with the situation, but upholds the right of his client to be free while awaiting trial. [...]

Police Minister to Inquire About Alleged G.S.U. Funds Misappropriation

On Thursday, News Five broke the story of an ongoing investigation into missing monies from the Gang Suppression Unit’s headquarters on Newtown Barracks.  The funds were initially set aside for [...]

Discarded Baby in East Canal Suffered from Breathing Problems

The discovery of a dead baby, its umbilical cord still attached, found floating in East Canal on Thursday morning, has stunned residents of Belize City.  The baby boy, discarded inside [...]

P.M. Departs to U.S. for Personal Leave

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is on personal leave in the United States, according to a release from his office. The PM departed the country today and is scheduled to return [...]

City Center Will Double as Emergency Management Shelter

The most expensive public building in the country is located on Central American Boulevard, across from Belize Water Services.  On a tour on Wednesday, the media was shown the impressive [...]

Cecil Gill Charged for Murder of Philip Samuels

After two nights in police custody, Cecil Gill was finally arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court for the murder of his friend Phillip Samuels. Gill was taken to court [...]

Bert Vasquez Claims Innocence, but Will Be Sentenced Next Week on Abduction Charge

Also in court was Bert Vasquez, who was convicted by a jury on July tenth of forcible abduction, sexual assault, and harm against a sixteen-year-old minor, which occurred back in [...]

Threatening Words Case between City Councilor and Activist Tossed

Activist Raymond Rivers also appeared in court today for an incident that goes back to November 2016 involving U.D.P. Councillor Phillip Willoughby. Willoughby accused Rivers of using threatening words against [...]

Wilfred Elrington Baffled by Case of Missing Documents; C.C.J. Says He Must Return Them

Senior Counsel and Government Minister Wilfred Elrington has been taken to the Caribbean Court of Justice in respect to his personal handling of a case for a company, Progresso Heights [...]

The Army to Benefit from New Hospital Construction

The Belize Defense Force is getting a new hospital through collaboration with the United States.  A team from the U.S. Marine will be carrying the necessary construction to bring up [...]

Daniel Gutierrez is Belize’s Man in Washington

Former ambassador to CARICOM, Francisco Daniel Gutierrez has moved up to Washington D.C. where he presented credentials to President Donald Trump as ambassador before the State Department. Gutierrez replaces Patrick [...]

Ex-gangsters in Mayflower Hoping to Turn Over a New Leaf

South Side Commander Senior Superintendent Marco Vidal was in the Mayflower/Ghost Town area today on a walking tour, meeting with residents and gang networks in that area.  One of those [...]

Residents Clean Up Mayflower/Ghost-Town Neighborhood

The Ghost Town and Mayflower area usually makes the news – and most of the time, it is not for positive stories.  But the crime-ridden neighborhood was getting a good [...]

Philip Willoughby Addresses Mayoral Candidacy; Albert Rep Supports Opponent

Just now you heard Willoughby on the garbage in Ghost Town and the cleanup efforts.  Today while the City Councilor was out, he was questioned whether his appearance was a [...]

Smart Stars Football Summer Camp Culminates at the MCC Grounds

The Smart Stars Football Summer Camp culminated today at the MCC Grounds in Belize City. The annual football summer camp has been taking place for over ten years and this [...]

How to Help Children in Disasters Return to Happiness

A week-long workshop by the Ministry of Local Government in collaboration with UNICEF concluded today at the Biltmore Plaza. Representatives from both private and public sector agencies and organizations that [...]

A Disney Show to Raise a Thousand Smiles at Bliss

A first of its kind Disney show will be held this Saturday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts, featuring international and local artists. It is a fundraiser to [...]

Get Saved with Papa San and Company at Festival of Hope

Christian music fans and evangelicals are awaiting the climax of the week-long Festival of Hope on Saturday at B.T.L. Park in Belize City.  After several days of evangelism countrywide, the [...]

Belize Challenging for Medals at Youth Volleyball Tournament

The under twenty-one Central American Female Volleyball Championship is underway in Belize City at the SCA Gymnasium. Belize is hosting the regional competition which ends on Saturday night. Team Belize [...]