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Daughter Grazed During Gunfire in Belize City

Two females came under gunfire on Wednesday night in the south side of Belize City. The city has been silent of gunfire for days, but around seven-thirty p.m., up to [...]

Belizean Businessman Busted in Melchor Pulls Out His Guatemalan Documents During Court Appearance

A Belizean businessman who also holds Guatemalan citizenship is being held in Guatemala following an overnight raid in Melchor de Mencos on Tuesday. On Wednesday, we reported that thirty-three-year-old Francisco [...]

Minors Behind Belize City Home Invasion on Pitter Street

There were two robberies and a home invasion in less than twenty-four hours in the Old Capital, beginning late on Tuesday night and into Wednesday afternoon. As we’ve reported, armed [...]

Charged for Shocking Double Murder, Milton Maza and Eli Lopez Avila Stand Trial

At least twenty-nine persons are on a witness list in the trial against the two accused men in the bloody stabbing of Attorney Richard Stuart and his wife, Maria. This [...]

Cardenas’ Cotton Case Against Chad Settled

Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel did not have to make a ruling in a civil suit brought against businessman Chad Eckert. That’s because the parties managed to put their differences [...]

Chad Eckert Agrees to Drop Criminal Case Against Gustavo Cardenas

During the dispute between Gustavo Cardenas and Chad Eckert, Cardenas reportedly removed the cotton and seed to another location away from the farm. This prompted Eckert to file a criminal [...]

Improved Benque/Melchor Border Crossing is Inaugurated Out West

It took two months to clean up a long standing problem at the western border where pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as well as illegal activities, were posing persistent challenges to [...]

A B.D.F. Outpost to Overlook the Western Border is in the Offing

Today’s ceremony at the western border was twofold.  Not only was the Benque/Melchor facility inaugurated, ground was also broken for the construction of a Belize Defense Force outpost atop a [...]

Traffic Officer Busted with over 12 Pounds of Weed

A traffic officer was busted with weed on Wednesday on the George Price Highway. Police at the checkpoint at mile four detected the city council employee traveling on motorcycle carrying [...]

San Fa Construction Supplies in Corozal Town Hit by 4 Robbers

Since Monday, there have been two robberies in the Corozal District; and although they were miles apart, in both instances four armed men held up the proprietors of the Chinese-owned [...]

Convenience Store Struck by Armed Thieves in Corozal

Within the twenty-four hours, a group of four thieves would strike again, this time at a convenience store at mile sixty-nine on the Phillip Goldson Highway, also in the Corozal [...]

Tacos Vendor Robbed of Day’s Sales

Armed robbers also struck in the north side of the city. The first occurred around ten a.m. at mile two and a half on the Phillip Goldson Highway.  Tacos vendor [...]

Toy Gun Used to Rob Tortilla Factory in King’s Park, Belize City

Hours later, another robbery occurred at a popular tortilla factory in the King’s Park area; and fortunately, several persons have since been detained. Forty-seven-year-old Maureen Lainfiesta, the cashier at Cortez [...]

Marconi Leal Versus Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ Castro

An old charge that did not go to trial has come back to haunt a political aspirant in the Belize Rural North constituency.   Marconi Leal is a retired teacher and [...]

P.U.P. Standard Bearer Says Re-registration Process in BRN Sparked Political Attack

According to Marconi Leal, his trouble started when he intervened in the re-registration of Castro’s niece, who he claims lives in Los Angeles, California and therefore does not have the [...]

Prime Minister and Diasporans Discuss Re-registration, Naturalized Guatemalans

Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with representatives of the diaspora on Wednesday at his office at the Laing Building.  A group comprising Muriel Laing Arthurs, along with Hubert Pipersburgh, Joseph [...]

Belize Da Fi Wi – Now & Forever, 8867

A national theme for this year’s September Celebrations has been chosen and the winner of the annual competition hails from Corozal Town.  In commemoration of the two hundred and twentieth [...]

The Future of Football – a Summer Camp that Teaches the Sport

A football summer camp is underway in Belize City and wraps up on Friday. The camp started two weeks ago to engage children in sporting activity. This is the seventh [...]

Healthy Living: Biotin for Healthier Hair, Nails and Skin

It’s a supplement that has been growing in popularity. For many women, it carries their hopes for longer and healthier nails and hair and even better skin. It’s a tall [...]