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FirstCaribbean Intl. Bank faces 113 charges of money laundering

It is big news in financial circles and today Glen Smith, Country Manager of FirstCaribbean International Bank, appeared before Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie to answer to one hundred and thirteen [...]

Youth critical after Monday night shooting

The relatively short lull in gun violence in Belize City’s streets was broken Monday morning with the murder of twenty-four year old Robert Jones. Add to that the last night’s [...]

PG man commits suicide

In a crime of a different nature, a Punta Gorda man took his own life over the weekend after he was literally caught with his pants down. The man, Pablo [...]

Bus driver busted with $11,960 of uncustomed vegetables

A bus driver from the village of Cristo Rey in the Corozal District, appeared in Magistrates’ Court this morning and was charged with Uncustomed Goods for vegetables found in his [...]

Woman accused of torching ex-common law’s house

In other news from Magistrates’ Court, a woman is facing a charge of Arson after allegedly setting fire to a plywood house. Thirty-two year old Hilda Locario, a resident of [...]

Police arrest home invader

Thirty-five year old Calvin Bailey appeared in the Magistrates’ court this morning to answer a lesser charge of burglary. He is accused as one of two culprits involved in a [...]


In a clarification to a news report last night involving Jiovanni Lauriano, the photograph shown as Lauriano was in fact Giovanni Saldano.

Belize-Cuba Joint Commission holds 11th session

They are recognised for their excellent health care system and education in this hemisphere and true to this, in Belize their doctors and nurses have been toiling in villages, towns [...]

Kolbe C.E.O. resigns

There is a changing of the guard at the Belize Central Prison in Hattieville. Kolbe Foundation, which has been administering the prison, announced today that Chief Executive Officer, Marlon Skeen, [...]

Belizean musicians to perform in U.S. concert

A major music concert is soon to take place in Pasadena, California that will be televised on CBS and two Belizean artists have been invited to take part in the [...]

Edgar Gegg recognized for contributions to Salvation Army

The Salvation Army today honored one of its most dedicated members for his years of good service to the organisation and for his positive contributions to the community. He is [...]

CitCo: Albert & Regent Streets closed to traffic

Last week we reported of disruptions to traffic on certain sections of Albert Street, while there is little sign of improvement, the Belize City Council today informs of further closures [...]