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Sooknandan is D.P.P. but contract not yet final

The government today announced the appointment of a new Director of Public Prosecutions. He is attorney Lutchman Sooknandan. The only problem with the announcement is that it may be premature, [...]

Tax Dept., not police initiated Anderson incident

And while we should have a new top prosecutor by mid-week, the dust has yet to settle on the unusual exit of the old one. Today Assistant Commissioner of Income [...]


Like champagne at midnight, it’s a New Year’s tradition. What I’m talking about is the first baby born for 2007. News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports from the Karl Heusner Memorial [...]

Three murders mar holiday weekend

The time of death is not certain, but for administrative purposes we’ll call it the first murder of 2007. Early Monday morning police discovered the body of a Salvadoran national [...]

O.W. cop wounds man to quell domestic dispute

In Orange Walk the only shot fired in anger over the weekend was loosed by a police officer after his partner was assaulted trying to quell a domestic dispute. Twenty-eight [...]

Youths charged in Cayo murder

Four youths have been arrested in connection with a Christmas Day tragedy in San Ignacio that left one dead and two injured. Police have arrested and charged sixteen year old [...]

Repeat offender charged with rape

In other court news, a Belize City youth has been remanded to prison for rape. This morning twenty-one year old Deon Neal was formally arraigned for the indictable offence before [...]

Police say patrols, public, helped curb holiday crime

While there was no shortage of murders over the New Year’s weekend on a whole the holiday season seemed largely free of traditional crimes against property … and the law [...]

Shane Vasquez wins KREM Cycling Classic

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