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Toddler Hannah Hochstetler Run Over by Dad’s SUV

Two persons lost their lives in separate road traffic accidents on Thursday. Perhaps the more heart-wrenching of the two occurred just after four p.m. on the Iguana Creek Road in [...]

Cop Killed after Losing Control of Motorbike in Camalote

There was another fatal accident overnight in the west. Sometime after nine p.m. on Thursday night, Police Constable Edgar Coh, who is attached to Roaring Creek Police Station, was on [...]

Family of 4 in Hospital after Accident on Hummingbird

A family of four is admitted to the Southern Regional Hospital in Dangriga in stable condition following a traffic mishap. Forty-seven-year-old Benjamin Paul, an American national, was driving a black [...]

Who Came for 85-Year-Old Gregorio de Leon in Orange Walk?

For the second time this week a murder has been reported in Orange Walk Town. While involving less drama than the sensational shooting between friends Daniel Sosa and Hilmar Alamilla [...]

O.W.’s Minister Aragon Says No Preferential Treatment for Comrade Hilmar Alamilla

The sensational story of the murder of Daniel Sosa in Orange Walk over the weekend has left many with questions – particularly as it relates to the alleged killer. Forty-two-year-old [...]

Nevis Betancourth Still Hospitalized as Charges Mulled

San Ignacio Police say that investigators continue to gather evidence in the shooting death of Jose Castellanos, as the shooter, Nevis Betancourth remains hospitalized in a stable condition after being [...]

Roger Bradley Free of Burglary Charge

Roger Bradley has several previous convictions for crimes of dishonesty, but tonight he is a free man, after Justice Denis Hanomansingh set him free on Thursday from a burglary charge. [...]

Foreign Affairs C.E.O. Commits to Working with People

Chief Executive Officer Patrick Andrews, who recently assumed that post with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, formally introduced himself to the media this morning during a brief press conference here [...]

Guatemala to Proceed with Referendum on I.C.J.

There have been new developments in Guatemala over the past two days in respect of referendum proceedings on whether its age-old territorial dispute with Belize should be taken to the [...]

If it’s a No, Guatemalan Claim Lives On

According to Ambassador Rosado, at the moment there is nothing on Belize’s table of events insofar as the pending referendum.  He says that while the Special Agreement contains a clause [...]

Can Taiwan-Funded Guatemala Road Help Belize?

Guatemala, with significant financial assistance from the government of Taiwan, is proceeding with the construction of a road that will span the length of that country all the way to [...]

Customs Builds Trust with Belizean Importers and Brokers

There was once a local political campaign slogan that read, “It’s all about trust.” But with a less-than-stellar reputation for corrupt practices and a poor record for ease of doing [...]

Ex-Gangsters Renounce Guns for Business

Twenty-five gang members received certificates for having attended a two-day course in introduction to entrepreneurship. The men joined seventy-five other apprentices to learn the basics of what is required to [...]

Police Help Out School Children on Southside

The Police Department’s Eastern Division South partnered with the Angelus Press to give three hundred school bags to deserving kids on the south side. The initiative stems from its community [...]

Panamanian Teaches Belizeans How to Act

A two-week acting workshop wrapped up today in the city. Panamanian actor and stage coach Jaime Newball teamed up with the Bliss to offer the training. The facilitator trained about [...]

San Pedrana Reigns over Costa Maya Festival

San Pedrana, twenty-six-year-old Michelle Nunez won the coveted title of La Reina De La Costa Maya 2017. Nunez also walked away with the title for Best Costume for the night, [...]