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Deportee charged with assaulting officer

Despite allegations from area residents that George Murphy was unarmed and severely beaten by police on Sunday night in King’s Park, today he was taken across to Magistrate’s Court to [...]

Teachers to demonstrate against crime

Police have yet to make any arrests for the murder of a teacher from the Toledo District and the wounding of his companion earlier this month, but Pio Coc’s colleagues [...]

Belize City boy reports rape

An 18 year old from Teakettle Village in the Cayo District has been arrested for the indecent assault of a 12 year old. The girl’s mother told police she had [...]

Cabinet reviews hurricane improvements

Hurricane shelter upgrading was discussed in today’s Cabinet meeting in Belmopan. The retrofitting of the shelters is being financed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank. It [...]

Fisheries rededicates patrol vessel

This evening ceremonies officially rededicating the Lutjanus, a fifty-two foot vessel, to the Fisheries Department marine fleet, took place at the compound. The boat was refurbished through a grant from [...]

U.D.P. maintains it has title to headquarters land

On August 7th the United Democratic Party headquarters was the scene of a confrontation between party members and representatives of the Ministry of Housing who arrived to unload construction materials. [...]

Motorcade launches Miss Cultural Heritage

It’s not proclaiming itself as the pageant of distinction, but the Cultural Heritage Carnival Band is looking for one woman to best represent Belizean culture. The contestants will present themselves [...]

Costa Maya Pageant contestants presented

In other pageant news, although the Costa Maya Festival does not officially begin until next week in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, on Monday the contestants for the festival’s pageant were [...]