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New poll by SPEAR shows government in trouble

The society for the promotion of Education and Research has released the findings of its latest public opinion poll … and, just like the results of the March municipal elections, [...]

Suspect arrested in Ladyville murder

Police have made an identification and arrest in the weekend murder in Ladyville. According to police press officer, G. Michael Reid, this morning friends of the deceased identified the corpse [...]

Adventist headquarters break-in yields plenty of cash

Belize City police still do not know who stole over sixty-four thousand dollars from the Belize Seventh day Adventist Mission’s office on A Street in Kings Park. Sometime between one [...]

Robbers in Halloween masks jack watchman

Tonight many children will don their Halloween costumes for trick or treat … but early Monday morning three robbers put a real scare into a Belize City watchman. Police say [...]

Victims decline to testify, rape suspects go free

The victims in two separate cases of rape in the Supreme Court have requested no further action against their accused assailants. The first case involves thirty-four year old Aris Cacho. [...]

Audits showed that all not well at D.F.C.

Things were relatively quiet at today’s public hearings as members of the Commission of Inquiry sought to find out exactly what the D.F.C.’s outside auditors knew about the inner workings [...]

Is Milt at the end of his career in the N.B.A.?

For the first time in eight years Belizeans will not be following the N.B.A. career of Milt Palacio. The journeyman point guard, who has played seven seasons with six different [...]

Survivors remember harrowing night of Hattie

As we near the end of a hurricane season that will hopefully be recorded as one of the quietest in memory, it behoves us to recall a time when we [...]

Court rules against Narda on judicial review

Chief Justice of Belize Abdulai Conteh has dismissed an application for judicial review from former Social Security Board general manager Narda Garcia to quash the report of the Senate Special [...]

Citrus growers accept committee report

With the first fruits of what should be Belize’s most profitable crop now being processed, the biggest question in the Stann Creek Valley is: who will own the Citrus Company? [...]

Murder victim remains unidentified

Tonight police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a murder victim. According to the police, on Sunday night officers in Ladyville received reports of a body lying on [...]

Accused Cayo bandit jumps bail

A Guatemalan accused in a number of attacks against Cayo resorts, tour guides and tourists in the Cayo district has skipped bail. In July thirty year old Henry Gonzalez was [...]

School burglar sentenced to eight years

A Belize City man caught red handed breaking into a school has been sentenced to spend the next eight years behind bars. According to police, around ten on Saturday morning [...]

Taiwan helps feeding programme with dried fruits

It’s a sad reality that many of our nation’s students go to school with empty bellies. To combat that fact a number of institutions have established feeding programmes and a [...]

Fire destroys warehouses in Corozal Free Zone

Over the weekend, Belizean and Mexican fire officials pooled resources to combat a fire that raged for several hours in the Corozal Free Zone. This morning I travelled to the [...]

F.C. Belize, Hankook Verdes fight to draw

Good evening. I?m James Adderley, and we welcome you to this issue of Sports Monday. The Regent Cup four team play-offs took off this weekend, which brought together two contenders [...]

C.P.B.L. employees support Caribbean investment deal

Fireworks are expected to fly at Saturday’s special annual general meeting of the Citrus Growers Association as growers vote on a proposed investment agreement with Eastern Caribbean interests. Following criticisms [...]

Cops busted for sneaking Red Bull out of C.F.Z.

Two Corozal cops are in big trouble tonight after they were busted trying to sneak goods out of the Commercial Free Zone. According to the authorities, around eleven thirty Thursday [...]

Police officers fined for beating detainee

Meanwhile, two other police officers have been fined, in a case where they beat a man so badly, his spleen had to be removed. In May 2005, twenty-two year old [...]

Belize City man convicted of child rape

A Belize City man has been found guilty of rape. According to court reports, this morning forty-eight year old Edward Negron, accused of sexually assaulting a female relative was convicted [...]

Indian community celebrates Diwali

For most of us, Christmas is still two months away but for one group of Belizeans this weekend will be filled with glad tidings, religious reverence and of course a [...]

WIN to hold public awareness fair on Saturday

Also this weekend, two social service organizations are teaming up to promote healthier lifestyles for Belizeans. The event is an all day fair on Saturday coordinated by WIN-Belize and Youth [...]

Doctors and Dentists meet for annual conference

They are among the busiest professionals in the country but for two days, doctors and nurses from across the nation are in the old capital as part of the twenty-fourth [...]

Pharmacists Assoc.: We need more professionals

Earlier in this newscast, we reported on the efforts of the Belize Medical and Dental Association to improve service to the public. This week, another similar organization is marking an [...]

Appeals Court refuses to stay decision in B.T.L. case

The Court of Appeal has denied the application by the Government of Belize for a stay of execution of the Supreme Court ruling that restores Jeffrey Prosser’s position on the [...]