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19-Year Jail Term for Accused in Immigration Fraud

In the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court, Corozal Town resident Mark Antonio Rosales was on Monday ordered to serve nineteen years’ imprisonment. He was unable to pay fines of forty-six thousand dollars [...]

Trio Nabbed in Seventh Avenue, Corozal robbery

There was an armed robbery last Thursday in Corozal Town on the Seventh Avenue, which was caught on surveillance camera. The masked armed men are seen attacking the owner of [...]

Get Your Education Letters, says P.U.P.

Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber last week insisted that Government could not find any money to pay school fees and for vehicles because of the Financial [...]

Taxes Going Up? P.U.P. to Consult Chamber

Opposition Leader John Briceño says he expects that there will be some unpleasant consequences for alleged Government misspending in the forthcoming budget. But as to the specific question of raising [...]

Opposition Full of Energy in Last Lap of Campaign

Briceño has been working just as hard as his municipal candidates in the last few weeks. Just this past weekend alone he has been to municipalities in the South and [...]

Why P.U.P. Doesn’t Need Lord Ashcroft’s Money

The party leader also addressed questions of campaign financing. The P.U.P. continues to be dogged by accusations of obtaining funds from Lord Michael Ashcroft, but Briceño insists it is not [...]

Dion Leslie and U.D.P. Walking the Old Capital

One of the hardest political battles will be waged in Belize City on March seventh. It is the biggest municipality with as many as forty-five thousand voters. The departing Mayor [...]

Corozaleños Meet Mayoral Candidates Rigo Vellos & Richard Quan

A team also headed to Corozal Town and found the political parties on the ground in the last leg of the campaign before the elections. The town is swamped with [...]

PUMA Promises Steady Supply Despite Issues

The Government of Belize has insisted that it is not in debt for fuel shipments from Venezuela through Curacao as part of the Petrocaribe agreement. But a Mexican online media [...]

B.E.L. Enters Stronger Relationship with Mexico’s C.F.E.

Belize Electricity Limited, one week ago, signed a new power purchase agreement which continues B.E.L.’s ability to buy more from Mexico and create new opportunities for energy trade. With stable [...]

G.S.U., G.O.B. Parodied in Episode of NBC’s “Taken”

We end the news broadcast tonight with a story close to home. Local fans of NBC’s crime drama Taken were astonished by the plot of a recent episode titled Hammurabi, [...]

8 to Court for Murder, Attempted Murder in O.W. Beating

Tonight, eight lawmen are behind bars on charges of murder and attempted murder. Seven are members of the Belize Special Assignment Group and the other is a cop, assigned to [...]

Did Humphrey Mitchell Have to Die in Dangriga?

Police have another incident on their hands that is giving them a black eye. A forty-four-year-old resident of Sarawee in the south died on Saturday while in custody. Police picked [...]

Drug Plane Goes Down in Western Orange Walk

A suspected drug plane was discovered partially burnt this morning in an area between Indian Church and Hill Bank villages in Orange Walk District. Police say they were tipped by [...]

Shooting Near the Exit of Belize City

Just after six p.m. on Sunday when shots rang out near the six-mile bridge on the George Price Highway. Eighteen-year-old Darnell Domingo, a student of Western Paradise Village, and twenty-nine-year-old [...]

One Held for Cayo Shooting

Meanwhile in the Cayo District, police have one person detained in connection with a shooting incident that occurred just before midnight on Saturday. It occurred in the Arizona area of [...]

Reporters Stand Up to Guats in Sarstoon; Who Will Stand Up for Belize?

Over the weekend, there was yet another confrontation in the Sarstoon River. Members of the Guatemalan Armed Forces aggressed a group of Guatemalan and Belizean journalists traveling with the Belize [...]

Gov’t Defends Finance Woes but P.U.P. Unconvinced

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight sent a blistering communication to chief executive officers some days ago asking that their finance officers stop searching for additional funds as there is no money [...]

Don’t Touch the Diesel!

The Government has also hit out at suggestions that it owes for previous shipments of diesel oil from Venezuela and that a tanker cannot be discharged because G.O.B. hasn’t paid [...]

BSAG, ComPol, Aragon Must Go, Says Opposition Leader

The People’s United Party has called for the dismantling of the Belize Defence Force’s Belize Special Assignment Group, in the wake of the murder of Ariel Audinette. Seven members of [...]

Many Suspects, No Arrests in Double Murder

The gunman who ended the lives of twelve-year-old David Morrison and twenty-six-year-old Lloyd Valentine in a deadly shooting on Wednesday evening in Pregnant Alley remains at large tonight.  It has [...]

Eighth Street Murders Linked, but Not Solved

Clinton Fitzgibbon and Luis Dominguez, both former employees of the Belize City Council, were killed within days of each other on Eight Street, in the city’s quiet King’s Park neighbourhood. [...]

Police, Family Stumped in Disappearance of Alaine Garcia

Police say the search continues for missing thirty-five-year-old Alaine Garcia of Hattieville. The six-foot-five-inch tall man was last seen alive around five a.m. on Thursday, as he dropped off his [...]

Trinidad C.J. Archie Challenges Law Association, Media in Court

Trinidad and Tobago’s Law Association and some media houses have found themselves facing legal action from the country’s Chief Justice, Ivor Archie. Archie has been accused of various instances of [...]

Cycling Clear for Elections According to Sports Council

In sporting news, elections for the Belize Cycling Federation have been called for a few weeks from now. The federation said it was waiting for the National Sports Council to [...]