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P.M. defends Ombudsman appointee

Before they were elected to office almost a year ago, the People’s United Party pledged to appoint an Ombudsman to investigate complaints from citizens who felt they were being abused [...]

Barrow objects to Rodriguez appointment

As expected, the United Democratic Party voiced their objection to the appointment. Leader Dean Barrow says he was never consulted during the selection process, and that Paul Rodriguez is so [...]

Espat comments on Arenal shooting

Minister of National Security and Immigration, Jorge Espat today made a formal statement at the Meeting of the House of Representatives about the shooting death of Guatemalan Mateo Ramirez by [...]

Marital rape bill presented

Also in the House today Minister of Human Development, Women and Youth, Dolores Balderamos Garcia presented a bill seeking stricter and more consistent penalties for child molesters and another making [...]

Government to sell B.E.L. shares

Belize Electricity Limited Chairman Robert Usher gave B.E.L. shareholders the details of the upcoming sale of B.E.L. shares by the Government of Belize at the sixth annual general meeting Thursday [...]

Charges filed in bus accident death

A private investigator was arrested and charged today in connection with the death of a man who was run over by a bus. Kirk Yard is accused of pushing forty [...]

Mennonite commits suicide

San Ignacio police are looking into a possible suicide in Spanish Lookout in the Cayo District. On Thursday the partially decomposed body of forty four year old Cornelius Reimer was [...]

San Ignacio man sought for attempted rape

Tonight San Ignacio police are asking the public to help them find Melbert Guzman wanted for assault and attempted rape. According to the police on Thursday evening Guzman punched and [...]

Crafts displayed at St. John’s and Stella Maris

An arts and craft exhibition was held this week at the Bishop Sylvester Memorial Center to mark the end of St. John’s Cathedral Week. Primary school students showed off their [...]

G. Michael Reid looks at championship game

Tonight G. Michael Reid has what probably is the last word of the week on the final game of the semi-pro season. He also offers his congratulations to those who [...]