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No summons, no witnesses; hearings postponed

After a four-month break, the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Tower Hill Riot had to be adjourned this morning. The reason was that the three [...]

Suspect in acid attack turns herself in

Doris “Munchie” Martinez, the woman being sought by police for throwing acid in the face of a group of Belize City domino players, has turned herself in to authorities. According [...]

No charges brought in death of unborn child

A man accused of beating his pregnant wife unconscious is tonight still in custody waiting to be charged. According to police, thirty-eight year old Clifton Davis will be charged tomorrow [...]

Mike Espat flown to Florida for treatment

In an update on another story, Toledo East Representative Mike Espat is in a Fort Lauderdale hospital tonight recovering from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Sunday. Espat was [...]

Elderly watchman killed in Toledo

A security guard has been found dead on the Southern Highway. According to police reports, seventy-seven year old Harwin White, a security guard for K and W sawmill, located near [...]

Ear biting diplomat transferred to avoid expulsion

In a story we ran last week on the appointment of Assad Shoman as Foreign Minister, we mentioned an incident in which an intoxicated Belizean diplomat based in London became [...]

PACT provides funds for Iris caye cleanup

In terms of strong winds and high water, the part of Belize hit hardest by Hurricane Iris was not the Placencia Peninsula, Monkey River, Independence or the villages of inland [...]

Tanker late, fuel supplies low

The most common complaint by Belizean drivers about fuel for their vehicles is invariably the price. But with gas prices comfortably down from their 2001 highs, the latest problem is [...]

Granny and grandson bond as she turns 99

With the media reciting a seemingly endless litany of crime and violence in their daily headlines, it’s always nice to find a story that bucks the trend. In this case [...]