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Coroner’s inquest held on Julian Cho’s death

In December Belizeans were shocked to hear that a young and vocal activist for Maya rights had died suddenly at his home in the Toledo District. Although it appeared as [...]

Suspect in Belize City stabbing arrested

A man wanted for allegedly stabbing his stepfather has been found and charged. According to police, Alvin Coleman, who had allegedly attacked Ivan Swazo on Reggae Street shortly after they [...]

Cocaine found in prison cells

Two inmates of the Hattieville Department of Corrections have been arrested and charged with drug trafficking. A search was conducted on the persons of Cecil Gill and Mark Diaz by [...]

Man gets three years for fondling child

In court news, a man was sentenced to three years in prison for fondling a five year old girl. Twenty-four year old Jorge Diaz was charged with indecent assault following [...]

Man accused of old prison fire to be tried in Supreme Court

A prisoner who escaped from the Raccoon Street Police Station at the end of last month was sentenced to a further five years in Hattieville on Friday. 24 year old [...]

Commission of Inquiry to investigate Guatemalan’s death

Following the controversy surrounding the shooting death of a Guatemalan by a B.D.F. soldier at Arenal earlier this month, Cabinet will appoint a Commission of Inquiry to investigate. The commission, [...]

B.T.L. introduces Caller ID

Today, B.T.L. launched its newest feature: Caller ID. The service allows you to find out who is calling you before you pick up the phone so you can screen your [...]

Fisheries pier rebuilt

Eight months ago the pier at the Fisheries Department collapsed due to the effects of Hurricane Mitch. Today the pier has been replaced and the structure was officially opened at [...]

New education center for Orange Walk

Orange Walk Town has a new district education headquarters. Luis Pook of CTV-3 in Orange Walk shows you the new building and speaks with Minister of Education Cordel Hyde about [...]