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Road accident claims two B.D.F. soldiers

There is controversy surrounding the death of two B.D.F. soldiers allegedly killed when a car plowed into them over the weekend. According to the Belize Defence Force, the car, driven [...]

Guatemalan killed at the border

A shootout at the Western Border has left a Guatemalan man dead. Police say nineteen year old Gustavo Adolpho Gonzalez a laborer from Barrio Los Flores, Melchor was shot and [...]

Mark Stuart charged with brutal prison death

Mark Stuart, the man accused of killing his Hattieville Prison cellmate, was today formally charged with murder. Police have apparently cut a deal with the two other residents of cell [...]

Belize to sell rice to Mexico

The way has been cleared for Belize to export rice to Mexico. According to a government press release, a three day meeting in Mexico City between Belizean and Mexican officials [...]

Changes ahead for police, B.D.F. and immigration

In his wrap up of Police Week last Friday, Minister of National Security Jorge Espat announced a number of changes and improvements to the Police, B.D.F. and Immigration Departments to [...]

Lotto has a new winner

A resident of Nurse Findley Crescent, thirty-seven year old housewife Sharon Franklin never thought when she purchased four quick pick tickets she would be making her way to the bank [...]

Little girl wins trip to U.S. in Gimme 5

It was as dramatic a finish as this station’s annual “Gimme Five” promotion has ever witnessed. After several tries without success American Airlines manager Luis Alpuche and host William Neal [...]

B.C.B. goes off the air

The Broadcasting Corporation of Belize officially went off the air at noon today. Two other stations, LOVE FM and KREM Radio have signed contracts to purchase the transmitters and transmitting [...]

James Adderley with Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and here’s a fresh serving of Sports Monday. We take you out immediately to the Ring Road at capitol city Belmopan where the Alphius Williams [...]

Cellmates say Mark Stuart was murderer

The code of silence for three prisoners suspected of murdering their cellmate Tuesday night did not last long as police report that two of the inmates have fingered the third [...]

Two charged in rape and robbery in Placencia

Crimes of uncommon brutality were not confined to Hattieville Prison, as police report that once again the Placencia Peninsula was the scene of violent armed robbery. Two Belize City men, [...]

Police investigate rape/arson in Ladyville

Details are sketchy but police in Ladyville report that early this morning they were called to a home on Marage Road where they found a twenty year old woman lying [...]

D-Revelation presents “Payday” on Saturday

Tomorrow the seventh annual Barefoot Music Festival gets underway at the City Centre. This year’s show is entitled Payday. Public Relations Officer for the D-Revelation band, Paul Flowers tells us [...]

Volunteers plant trees on C.A. Boulevard

The recent rains may have played havoc with the streets and the lives of Belize City residents but one positive result is that the trees and shrubbery planted in public [...]

G. Michael Reid on too many vehicles

For many drivers in Belize City the last few months have been something of a shock, as due to the closing of the Swing Bridge they have been forced to [...]

Suspects in prison killing still silent

Police and prison officials continue to investigate the murder of a locked down inmate at Hattieville prison Tuesday night. Today a postmortem revealed that twenty-five year old convict Osmani Guerra [...]

New law enforcement initiatives to be announced

The big news is supposed to come Friday night at the annual banquet marking the end of police week, but today’s Belize Times offered a general preview of what National [...]

Espat and Musa tour British military facility

While matters of internal security weigh heavily these days on the shoulders of Minister Espat, this morning he took time out, along with the Prime Minister, to tour the facilities [...]

Housing Department targets derelict buildings

The Belize City infrastructure project may have given a facelift to some parts of the old capital, but the sight of abandoned and decaying buildings, both large and small, continues [...]

Belize hosts British jungle training base

While this morning the Prime Minister and his Minister of National Security toured the headquarters of the British Army training facility near the airport, the real work of BATSUB takes [...]

Prisoner at Hattieville murdered in cell

It was not a pleasant way to die. At around 9:45 Tuesday night a warden making his rounds at Hattieville prison came across the severed arm of a man lying [...]

Police do volunteer clean-up at shelter

While there is no shortage of crimes that need both solving and preventing, the police force is entitled to put in some time on projects that are not considered classic [...]

Children campaign against violence

While the police were making a civic minded at the shelter, not far away a group of Belize City children were making a statement of their own. Belize City students [...]

Canada helps out after Mitch

Outside of the cayes and exposed coastal areas, the greatest damage caused by Hurricane Mitch in Belize was the wear and tear on public shelters. Today, the government of Canada [...]

UCB to expand to full university

In its weekly cabinet briefing government today reported that there will soon be some changes in store for the University College of Belize. An inter-ministerial task force has been charged [...]