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Belize’s Security Initiative at Western Border Irks Guatemala

Tensions flared up at the western border over the weekend when authorities sought to clear the area to allow for the discharge of construction material.  Government has decided to upgrade [...]

Taxis, Students Need Not Fear

Amid the chaos that ensued at the border on Sunday, the Guatemalan media also reported that students from neighboring Melchor who commute to Benque Viejo daily to attend school, would [...]

“Monty” Taken Out in San Pedro Restaurant

An American businessman was murdered in cold blood inside his restaurant in San Pedro Town on Sunday night.  Lamont Lipka of Texas, U.S.A was inside his bar and grill on [...]

Manslaughter Charges after O.W. Beating Victim Dies

More than two weeks after Demetrio Pott and his brother were badly beaten following a traffic accident in Trial Farm, Orange Walk on April twenty-seventh.  The forty-seven-year-old succumbed to his [...]

Charges for Accused Killer of Luis Monge

Richard Hyde is tonight in big trouble with the law after he was charged on Saturday and arraigned today for the murder of Luis Monge, who was killed on Friday [...]

Minor Charged for Shooting a Vehicle; Injuring 6-Year-Old

A seventeen-year-old minor from Mayflower Street in Belize City was remanded today following a shooting incident on Saturday morning, in which a minor was injured. According to police, just before [...]

San Pedro Election Petition to Court; Elections Chiefs Make Major Admissions

A first of its kind election petition was heard in the courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin today between the slates of the two major political parties, who contested the [...]

U.D.P. Says P.U.P. Witnesses Did Themselves No Favors

Representing the United Democratic Party seven, Estevan Perrera believes the case is going better for their side than for the P.U.P.’s and that the other side has not done enough [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Calls Case ‘Waste of Time’

At this morning’s break, U.D.P. Party Chairman Alberto August offered his guarded view of the proceedings. He felt the other side did not look good, but it was still too [...]

Protestor Calls for Justice

The occasion of the court case brought a handful of protestors from the island in blue shirts to the Battlefield Park. Like their political fellows they believe they were given [...]

Registry Clerks Caught Forging ID Papers

Former registry employees Alvan Alvarez and Benedict Pascascio are tonight without jobs having been charged for forgery at the Registry of the Supreme Court. The two clerks are accused of [...]

Robbers Get Away with Attack on Restaurant in Belmopan

Just before ten p.m. on Saturday, a robbery at a restaurant in Belmopan led to a vehicle chase involving police and the robbers. That pursuit quickly escalated to a shootout, [...]

1 Charged in Sand Hill Stabbing

Jude Joseph Moody of Sand Hill Village was arraigned for attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and dangerous harm before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford following a chopping incident [...]

Iginio Canto Released, But Still Faces Investigation for Out of Season Lobster

Corozal fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab is tonight at home with his family in Caledonia, after being held in detention in Livingston, Guatemala for illegally harvesting lobster in its waters.  Canto [...]

Ladyville Family of 9 Loses Home to Fire

Fires have been erupting everywhere; this weekend there were three fires in the Belize District.  In Ladyville on Friday afternoon, a fire swept through a wooden house where a family [...]

Another Ladyville Home Ablaze over Weekend

Less than twenty-four hours later, there was yet another fire in Ladyville, also on Manta Ray Boulevard for which a family of two has been displaced. A single mother and [...]

Abandoned House Afire in Western Paradise

The third fire occurred in the Eight Miles Community on the George Price Highway. What residents say was an abandoned wooden house, made from pimenta sticks, went up in flames [...]

Ex-Policeman Charged for Burning Household Goods

A former police officer is in trouble with the law again after apparently setting afire goods belonging to a Belize City woman last week. Six years ago the then-police constable, [...]

Pastor Held for Wounding Minors

Men and women of God are not usually known for violence, but a pastor of the Burrell Boom area is tonight charged with wounding and harm against two minors. The [...]

School Managers Say No Docking Salaries

Teachers’ salaries for March twenty-second will not be docked. That’s the word coming out of the Belize Association for General Managers of pre and primary schools. In a release issued [...]

The Best of Weekend Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities…]