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Family, Friends Shocked, Hurt by Brutal Murder of Immigration’s Israel Perez

The body of a missing Immigration Officer was found today at Harmonyville, off the George Price Highway. Israel Perez, a resident of Saint Matthew’s Village and father of a young [...]

Fareed Ahmad’s Family Including Widow Clear His Name in Police Allegations

There is another murder for which a motive has still not been established. It is now six weeks since the popular barber, Fareed Ahmad, was murdered in his car on [...]

Belizean-American Suspect in Killing of Arizona Fire Captain

Twenty-one-year-old Hezron Parks is making the headlines in the U.S. where he shot and killed an Arizona fire captain. According to international media, Parks faces second-degree murder charge and was [...]

How Police Will Fight Crime in 2018

2017 ended as one of the most murderous years with one hundred and forty-four homicides. This January, there have been as many as fourteen murders, topping the statistics for the [...]

Operation ACT Continues; Cameras on the Watch

So what is the fate of Operation ACT now that a National Crime Fighting Strategy has been introduced which will remain in effect for the next two years?  The campaign [...]

Why Do We Have to Pay so Much for UHS?

The scandal that is the forty-million-dollar loan to the former Universal Health Services, compounded with interest of more than fifty million dollars, continues to reverberate in the public consciousness. The [...]

Chamber, Unions Shake Hands on OSH Working Committee

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry issued two separate statements this afternoon. The first concerns the launch of the first San Pedro Town chapter of the business organization. It [...]

The Green Engine Rumbles: B.P.P. Names 18 Candidates in 5 Municipalities

It’s definitely election season, but not much has been heard from the third party-alternative camps apart from Belize City’s mayoral candidate Ernesto Torres. That is until today, when the Belize [...]

We Still Need Re-Registration, Says B.P.P.

It has been legally due at least twice since it was first completed in 1997, but for various reasons was put off and postponed. We are talking about a complete [...]

How and Where Your Candidates Will Be Nominated

The Elections and Boundaries Department has released the particulars for the next pit-stop in the race to March seventh. In our previous newscasts, we have showed you most of the [...]

Deconstructing the Crime Problem

As many a weary Belize City resident can tell you, we have learned to appreciate the silences between the outbursts of gun and other violence we report nightly on the [...]

Anglican Bishop Says Don’t Give Up on Our Young People

On Monday, Anglican Bishop Philip Wright also addressed the crime issue on a general basis. He said we must all acknowledge that crime masks a number of societal problems that [...]

Altercation Has Big Costs for City Resident

Twenty-eight-year-old Jason Noralez admits to swinging a machete at Llewelyn Courtenay’s bicycle tire and tube valued at thirty-seven dollars. But he says he was acting in self-defence during an altercation. [...]

Love Hurts: City Man Must Stay Away from Partner for Valentine’s

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a Belize City couple may be back together. But it may be difficult to celebrate for Allison Cuthkelvin, who is accused of breaking into [...]

BTEC continues Training Housekeepers, Wait Staff

Over forty persons received job preparedness training housekeeping and wait staff. The Belize Training and Employment Center presented certificates to the trainees today after they completed three weeks of intense [...]