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Fisherman murdered on high seas, one charged

Thirty-three year old Kirk Smith, a fisherman by profession and father of three girls, became Belize’s seventy-seventh murder victim on the high seas. Smith’s body was brought in by skiff [...]

4 Mexican soldiers released with undeclared weapons

Four Mexican soldiers are on their way back across the border after they were released by police. The four were apprehended just before ten on Monday night on the Northern [...]

High profile trial of Brannon brothers murder adjourned

The high profile Brannon brothers murder trial has been adjourned until next Tuesday. The case against Taejdron Bennett and Joseph Kee was set to commence in Belmopan this morning in [...]

Step-father of 11 month old baby charged with neglect

And in the Magistrates’ Court in Belize City today, twenty-nine year old Edward Sandoval, the stepfather of an eleven month old baby boy was charged with Child Neglect after the [...]

Vasquez charged with Harm/Driving under the Influence

Ramon Vasquez, the owner of the Channel Nine television station, is out on a two thousand five hundred dollar bail tonight. Vasquez was taken to court this morning and was [...]

Man fined $150 for counterfeit blue note

A man who was found with a hundred dollar counterfeit note, has been fined a little more, one hundred and fifty dollars. And twenty-two year old Roger Pott also lost [...]

Traffic accident leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

One man is dead tonight after he succumbed to injuries he received in a traffic accident on the western Highway. Forty-three year old Daniel Douglas died at the K.H.M.H. after [...]

Ice Cream parlor jacked by three armed men in San Pedro

It wasn’t the ice cream but the cash that was too sweet to resist in an early morning hold up in downtown San Pedro. Manelly’s Ice Cream parlor, located only [...]

Step-father charged with carnal knowledge of 14yr old

There are new reports of cases involving carnal knowledge. On Sunday, a fifteen year old girl reported to police that she visited a friend at his workplace in Orange Walk [...]

Tropical depression threatening southern Belize

Since the beginning of October, Belizeans have been keeping their fingers crossed hoping that the month would pass quickly without any threats from natural disasters. Today it appears it’s not [...]

Kevin Herrera leaves Chamber of Commerce after 11 years

He has been at the helm of the Chamber of Commerce for eleven years and now Kevin Herrera is calling it quits. During his tenure, Herrera was the driving force [...]

Bureau of Standards launches code of standards

World Standards Day dates back to 1946 when it was first established in London. But Belize didn’t join until 2003 when CARICOM, as a regional body, signed on. And while [...]

Police team up with Red Cross for training on social issues

In collaboration with the Belize Red Cross’ “Together We Can” project, the Belize Police Department’s Community Policing Unit is conducting a three-day training session with thirty-six police officers. The training [...]

30 special constables join police force in fight against crime

While some were offering training, a group of thirty Special Constables were sworn in during a ceremony at the Raccoon Street Police Station in Belize City. The ceremony on Sunday [...]

Chiquibul faces massive deforestation

Encompassing two hundred and forty-six thousand acres of land, the Chiquibul National Park is the largest protected area in Belize. But most of the reports on this newscast about the [...]

James Adderley has weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re glad you could join us for this portion of Sports Monday. The B.P.F.L. rolled out its opening schedule in the 2008 RF&G playoffs [...]