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Truck ambushed on Old Northern Highway, driver killed

This evening the mood at the Coca Cola Factory in Ladyville was somber, as one of the company’s longtime drivers was killed and a co-worker wounded during a holdup on [...]

Suspect arrested in Orange Walk murder

In other crime news police have arrested a suspect in the chopping death of an Orange Walk man on Saturday night. Thirty-two year old Guatemalan Rene Trochez has been charged [...]

More people detained in Corozal holdup

In other news from the north, the pool of detainees continues to increase as Corozal police have detained seven more people for questioning in connection with Friday’s hold-up of a [...]

Reptile dealer deported to face charges in U.S.

He fought as vigorously as he could, taking his case as far as the Court of Appeals but in the end U.S. citizen Tommy Edward Crutchfield lost the battle and [...]

Political workers clash in Collet

Things got a little bit out of hand on Wednesday evening in the often volatile world of politics. I had just finished presenting the evening newscast when I discovered that [...]

B.C.B. Vice Chairman asked to resign in political row

While the minor excitement in Collet left the participants unharmed, the political pressures being exerted at the government’s radio station have claimed their first casualty of the electoral season. Reliable [...]

Civil Society Committee declines to investigate immigration

In other political news the group of N.G.O.s known as the Civil Society Steering Committee has declined a challenge issued by the People’s United Party to investigate allegations of fraud [...]

Aragon vs. Burgos in Orange Walk East

In tonight’s edition of our continuing series on “Elections ’98,” News Five’s Patrick Jones spoke with the candidates from the Orange Walk East constituency: veteran politician Elodio Aragon and his [...]

BETEX ’98 shows off eco-cultural tourism

It’s the travel show’s third birthday and while this year’s edition is not as large as 1997, Arreini Palacio reports that BETEX ’98 is no less lovely than its predecessors. [...]