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Marion Jones sentenced to six months in jail

Three months after Marion Jones admitted she took performance enhancing drugs, today a U.S. judge has ordered her to spend six months behind bars. Jones, with her husband Obadele Thompson [...]

Two charged for maim of Sandhill man

In news from Belize’s courtrooms, today two men appeared in the Magistrates’ Court to answer to charges of Grievous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm against a Sandhill [...]

Latest reported scam involves U.S. visas

Tonight another Belizean man is accused of conning gullible citizens out of their hard earned cash. According to police, two years ago, sixty-two year old Berisford Castillo was able to [...]

4 political supporters accused of defacing opponent’s sign

In December political parties and the police officially signed a code of ethics, promising among other things, to respect each other’s signs. But since then, billboards, posters and banners of [...]

New Supreme Court look to debut at Monday’s opening

Rounding out our courtroom reports is word that when the new legal year starts next week, Supreme Court Justices will look a little different. According to a press release from [...]

S.S.B. and private providers sign 2-year N.H.I. contracts

It was a busy day at the Social Security Board Belize City office as the fund officially signed a second set of contracts for healthcare under N.H.I. and responded to [...]

Election officials now verifying new registrations

Voter registration is officially over and after more than a week of long lines, tonight employees of the Elections and Boundaries Department are now processing and validating those applications. This [...]

New rule for conch products to affect locals/visitors

It’s the second largest income earner in terms of captured fisheries for Belize, but conch is also listed as an endangered species. And while Belize’s management plan for the marine [...]

Foundation offers lifeline to separate N.G.O.s

As we’ve often noted in this newscast, many organisations depend on charity contributions to make ends meet. Today two such groups received lifelines from a local foundation trying to make [...]