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In San Pedro, In-Laws’ Argument Turns Deadly

A San Pedro resident remains in police custody tonight, pending charges for the murder of his father-in-law in the San Mateo area of the island town. Gaspar Vargas was ran [...]

Owen McFoy Gunned Down in Hattieville

Shortly after nine p.m. on Tuesday, a succession of gunshots rang out in the Windmill neighborhood of Hattieville.  When the shooting subsided, Owen McFoy would lay mortally wounded inside a [...]

Dangriga Man Shot while Socializing

There was also a non-fatal shooting on Labour Day in Dangriga. Around seven-thirty p.m., police responded to a report of gun violence on Isla Road and found thirty-two-year-old Jason Williams [...]

Family Asks Perpetrator of ‘Lelo’ Knockdown to Come Forward

Sixty-five-year-old Aurelio Gonzalez, known to all as ‘Lelo,’ remains in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital with injuries sustained in a late-night traffic accident on the Old Northern Highway between Maskall [...]

Morales, Jovel, Almagro Gives Thumbs Up to Referendum Plan

As expected, Belize’s announcement on Monday of the date for our referendum on the taking of the unfounded Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice was good news for [...]

COLA Says Belizeans Will Vote No

But don’t expect Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA) to pop any champagne. It issued a strong blast at both sides via press release this morning, pointing out that [...]

COLA President Brackett Urges ‘Get Tough’ Measures with Guats

COLA also noted in its press release that of those Guatemalans interviewed by Belizean reporters, including our News Five team which covered the recent referendum, the majority only want their [...]

Belmopan Squatters Moved on by City Council

For the past two weeks, we have been reporting extensively on the squatters’ situation in the Mount Pleasant Creek Reserve area of Belmopan. Well, today that situation came to a [...]

Mayor Bernard, Councilor Carballo Head-to-Head for O.W. East

In the run-up to the March seventh municipal elections, mayoral candidate Kevin Bernard and councilor candidate Josue Carballo campaigned collectively with other members of the People’s United Party slate to [...]

Mayor Denies Tension in Council and Says He Has Not Abandoned Sugar City

Since commencing his campaign a few weeks ago, Mayor Bernard has been soundly criticized for his decision to run for standard bearer for Orange Walk East.  This is considering the [...]

Light Bill Going Up!

At the beginning of April, just after the Easter break, we told you about a request made by Belize Electricity Limited to take up electricity rates. At the time, B.E.L. [...]

Turning Abandoned Lots to Football Fields and Healing Hearts in Mayflower

There were inmates of the Belize Central Prison in the city today, but they were being kept out of trouble. Region One Commander Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett employed them to [...]

A Draw on the Field, But a Victory for Region One Police

On the occasion of Labour Day, police from Region One, Eastern Division, brought out thirty-two kids from Region One area of Eastern Division to play football against Roaring Creek and [...]

Belize Talks Competitiveness in Trade

BELTRAIDE, in partnership with public and private sector partners, are celebrating National Competitiveness Month. The month of May is being used to showcase how competitiveness is being strengthened in firms, [...]

Entrepreneurs Share Success Stories

All month long, there will be a series of activities and events to highlight national competitiveness month.  The activities kicked off today with a roundtable discussion on export within CARICOM. [...]