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Guatemala judge says investigation may lengthy

There’s good news and bad news coming out of Guatemala tonight. The good news is that after almost six days in captivity the four Belizeans being held in Peten jail [...]

President Portillo calls P.M. Musa

The press release was cryptically short but the news had to be viewed as positive. At around one this afternoon the phone rang in Belmopan and the caller on the [...]

Makeshift explosive found near Guatemalan Embassy

While efforts to free the prisoners continue on the diplomatic and legal fronts, a bizarre incident Monday Night has added a new dimension to an already complicated hostage crisis. Around [...]

Town Board elections on Wednesday

In case you haven’t noticed amidst the tensions with Guatemala and the murder of another child in Belize City, the Town Board Elections are on Wednesday. 31,026 people have registered [...]

Bicyclist killed in accident

A man on a bicycle was killed Monday on the Western Highway during a crash. However, 57 year old Martin Ortega wasn’t hit by a car or truck, but a [...]

Benque man drowns in Mopan

The body of a Benque man was found Monday morning in the Mopan River. It was identified as 67 year old Majin Cario of George Price Boulevard in Benque Viejo [...]

Arrests made in Orange Walk rapes

Police have charged a laborer from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Joseph Budna, with an unnatural crime and aggravated assault following reports a 14 year old boy that he was raped. [...]

Sister Cecilia dies after battling Cancer

With all the furor over Guatemala this weekend, few people knew that a woman dear to the hearts of many Belizeans had died. On Sunday night around 10:00pm. Sister Mary [...]

March being held to protest crimes against children

To protest the murder of another child, Noemi Hernandez, and continuing crimes against children the NCH/Belize Action for Children, the National Committee for Families and Children and the Young Women’s [...]