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Aikman returns home; yet to speak with the press

Derek Aikman has been released from the hospital and returned to his home. Aikman, who went missing for two days in what appears to be a bizarre kidnapping, was found [...]

Dates set for case against U.H.S. bailout

A new ruling by the Supreme Court means that the financial documents related to the government guaranteed Universal Health Services debt will be placed in the public domain within two [...]

Cayo man injures three in chopping spree

Police say it was a longstanding family dispute that led to the senseless and brutal stabbing of three family members in the Cayo District. Investigations reveal that for some time [...]

Suspects charged in fire, murder cases

Belize City police have arrested the thirty-five year old mother of three they detained following Tuesday’s fire on Collet Canal. The woman, Salvadoran Mirna Nunez, has been charged with child [...]

Dangriga cops search for murder suspect

Police have launched a countrywide manhunt for an accused killer following the death of a Stann Creek district resident on Monday. According to police, forty-one year old Floyd Ogaldez of [...]

Scotiabank customers win rewards in latest promotions

Fifty-three Belizeans are winners tonight, all because they do business with ScotiaBank. This morning officials of the financial institution handed out cheques and vouchers to the lucky customers selected during [...]

Increased Visa charges leave credit card holders hurting

And while some lucky ScotiaBank customers were feeling good about their winnings, all those Belizeans holding locally issued international Visa cards are feeling just the opposite. It seems that without [...]

PACT Challenge kicks off on Saturday

On Saturday, the much anticipated 2007 Pact Challenge gets underway. Fifteen challengers will be participating in what has been described as a gruelling but educational expedition. The event, organised by [...]

Health officials turn up heat on smokers

For years there has been irrefutable proof that smoking, aside from being a bad habit, is also a certain path to premature death and disability. Yet, every year billions of [...]

Deaf spelling bee is a hit with students

It’s called the National Spelling Bee for the Deaf and while as a media event it’s no match for its big brother sponsored by Coca-Cola, the competition held this morning [...]

Social Security sponsors Ride Across Belize

Cycling is among the most popular competitive sports in Belize, but as Janelle Chanona reports, the riders in this next story are peddling for neither fame nor fortune. Janelle Chanona, [...]

Aikman found on road bound and gagged; otherwise safe

First, the easy part: Derek Aikman is alive and well and reunited with his family. Now, the hard part: there is no discernable motive for the kidnapping so until Aikman [...]

Court orders disclosure of U.H.S. loan documents

Members of the Association of Concerned Belizeans are celebrating a legal victory tonight as Justice Michelle Arana has ordered the disclosure of the Universal Health Services loan note, settlement deed, [...]

Musa says he doesn’t fear Barrow; Barrow renounces violence

And while Dean Barrow will continue as an attorney in the A.C.B. claim, his comments earlier this week as Leader of the Opposition have prompted a response from Prime Minister [...]

Suspect detained in Collet Canal fire

Police believe they know what started yesterday’s fire on Collet Canal and have detained a thirty-five year old resident of one of the building’s apartments. Investigations reveal that the thirty-five [...]

Three charged in Stann Creek murder

Three men have been arrested and charged with the murder for the death of Adrian Cruz in Steadfast Village. The twenty-four year old Cruz died on Monday in Southern Regional [...]

Cop killer found guilty; will be sentenced July seventeenth

Three years after the cold-blooded killing of a police officer on Christmas Eve, the suspected shooter has been convicted of the crime. Chadrick Debride was twenty-three years old in December [...]

Construction to start on Vaca Hydro Plant

Construction has commenced on the Vaca Hydroelectric Facility. The eighteen megawatt run of the river plant will be located on the Macal River, two and a half miles downstream from [...]

Care Belize works with disabled countrywide

We are in the middle of Disability Awareness Week and today one organisation that deals with the subject at the grassroots level let the public know exactly what it does. [...]

Broaster’s latest literary effort: short stories

He’s a cop, a poet, and now Edward Broaster is a short story writer. His latest release, All About Lawful Affairs, was four years in the making and contains eighteen [...]

Nurse Goff honoured with highest Red Cross award

This evening the Belize Red Cross recognised thirteen graduates who successfully finished a Home Nurses Course. Twelve women and one man completed a fifty-hour syllabus that included theory, practical demonstrations [...]

Family appeals for release of Derek Aikman

There are no major breaks to announce the disappearance of Derek Aikman. Aikman, a former minister of government who was just beginning to reprise a role as a political activist, [...]

Barrow will put law practice on hold

He has come under fire from the P.U.P. for the alleged conflict between what he does as a politician and the cases he takes as a lawyer. Whether those criticisms [...]

Fire guts bar/apartment building

Today Belize City was once again the venue of a devastating fire. M.J.’s on West Collet Canal was extensively damaged by the flames, smoke, and water. The building contained a [...]

Arson suspect detained in Sunday Mesop fire

In an update to another fire, the one that occurred on Sunday in the Mesopotamia division, investigators say the cause of the blaze is arson. Cops do have a suspect [...]