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British schoolgirls allege rape by Cayo tour guide

It’s a report out of the Cayo District that is in the process of making the transition from local rumour to international news story. Here’s what we actually know. Three [...]

P.G. burglary suspect charged with 11 counts

A notorious burglary suspect has been nabbed by authorities in the southern town of Punta Gorda after police caught him red-handed with several stolen items. According to investigating officers, residents [...]

Driver in fatal crash arrested and charged

Police investigations into a hit and run incident on the Northern Highway have resulted in charges being levied against a Corozal man. According to authorities, forty-three year old Rafael Alonzo [...]

Shopkeeper chases gunman with machete

A Belize City businessman is lucky to be alive tonight after narrowly dodging a gunman’s bullet. According to fifty-four year old Modesto Madrill, he was manning the counter of his [...]

Thief hits gas station for 14 grand

Another businessman wasn’t so lucky though as an attack on his establishment has netted the culprits some fourteen thousand dollars in cash. According to reports, around one yesterday afternoon, seventy-four [...]

Ports Authority issues report on fatal boat crash

Six weeks after a fatal boat collision in the Placencia lagoon, the Belize Ports Authority has concluded its investigation. According to maritime officials, a team headed by Operations Manager Gilbert [...]

Cargo ship still stranded on Lighthouse Reef

In related news, local and international marine experts continue to scratch their heads trying to figure out how to remove the wayward vessel “Transfer” from its perch atop a section [...]

Kriol Festival to be held Sept. 8th

It may still be several weeks away, but the Kriol Council is now extending an open invitation to anyone who would like to be a part of this year’s Kriol [...]

B.T.L. awards high school scholarships

Once synonymous with efficiency, profitability and reliable service, the name B.T.L. is today more likely to elicit images of corporate controversy. But while Jeffrey Prosser, Michael Ashcroft, Said Musa and [...]