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Fatal accident between motorcycle and B.D.F. truck

Around four this evening a B.D.F. truck filled with people collided with a motorcycle. The result was predictably disastrous, with several dead and others being sent to the hospital for [...]

Fire destroys O.W. furniture factory

It’s not clear what started a fire at Loskot’s Hardware Furniture Company in Orange Walk this morning, but the blaze kept staff and fire-fighters busy for several hours. Our media [...]

Brutality complaints to be directed to Ombudsman

It’s not an uncommon practice for victims of alleged police brutality to make the media rounds to show their bruises and vent their frustration. But now there is a new, [...]

3 charged for woman’s murder

Three men from San Narciso Village in the Corozal District have been arrested for the murder of a young Guatemalan woman. Vivien Ysenia Mendez Cruz, age thirty-four, was last seen [...]

Shopkeeper shot in Stann Creek

A Stann Creek businessman is in the Southern Regional Hospital tonight after being shot during a hold-up. Mathem Kallukalam of Sagitun Farm reported that three Hispanic men entered his store, [...]

Laundromat robber gets 6 years

A man who mistakenly thought the owner of a Belize City laundromat was an easy target for robbery was given six years in jail by Magistrate Margaret Gabb on Thursday. [...]

U.S. team holds malaria vector training

Personnel from an American military medicine university held a workshop this week on malaria vectors, namely mosquitoes, for the Ministry of Health. The sessions covered a range of topics including [...]

No request to freeze offshore assets from Spain says Keith Arnold

The Reuters news agency is reporting that police in Spain are dismantling a money-laundering ring and has frozen bank accounts in a number of countries including Belize. Thirteen suspected gang [...]

S.S.B. staff bikes for charity

With so much negative attention focused on the Social Security Board, it’s easy to lose sight of the staff which serves the public when we go their offices to make [...]

U.D.P. Port Loyola convention this weekend

There has been no announcement of early General Elections, but that is not stopping the United Democratic Party from getting their machinery in shape, just in case. This weekend, the [...]