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Hung jury in murder case; judge orders retrial

At news time, a jury has been unable to reach a verdict after deliberating twice in one day in the sensational murder trial of Keon “Duppy” Myvette. The jury in [...]

U.S. national rebooked for manslaughter by negligence

A U.S. national who was preparing to leave the country was picked up at the Phillip Goldson International Airport this afternoon, as he was about to board a flight to [...]

Percival Jones charged with double murder and more

And in the Magistrates’ Court in Dangriga, Percival Jones Lewis, who was wanted for the double murder of Chinese nationals, Liping Zhen and Yue Lian Liu, and Aggravated Burglary, was [...]

Infant dies of injuries from highway accident

An infant is the only casualty in a horrific traffic incident that occurred on last Thursday when a blue Isuzu Trooper and a White Ford Club Wagon carrying tourists collided [...]

Weapons on streets despite gun amnesty

Even when there is no amnesty program, police are always trying to get guns off the streets. On Friday, Belize City cops received some assistance securing a firearm and ammunition [...]

Police nabs alleged bike thief

Quick response by police has resulted in another bike thief being nabbed. Fifteen year old Wilfred Ramirez reported to police that around three-fifty Sunday afternoon he was riding his bike [...]

Three suspects wanted for alleged gang rape

And in Corozal police are investigating an allegation of rape. A sixteen year old girl accompanied by her mother, reported to police that on Saturday she was socializing at a [...]

Counterfeit USD$100 and BZ$50 bills in circulation

The Police Department is warning the public to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency. The press release places particular emphasis on fifty dollar bills in Belize currency and one [...]

Cops still seeking Jose Miranda in firearm bust

An investigation of firearms found in a barrel has intensified and elements of the Police Department’s Anti-drug Unit have taken over the probe into last Thursday’s bust at the Customs [...]

G.O.B. to gouge Telemedia with increased tax

On Friday it is expected that government will introduce a bill to amend the Income and Business Tax Act to increase the tax on telephone companies from nineteen percent to [...]

P.U.C. to serve B.E.L. with compliance order

Meanwhile, the Public Utilities Commission will serve its order of compliance on another utility company, Belize Electricity Limited, on Tuesday. The order was scheduled to be served on Friday, but [...]

Belize gets new equipment to chart its waters

The Gulf of Honduras Project is an initiative designed to update maritime charts and maps in the region. Though it may not sound like a big deal, it has its [...]

No potable water in Buena Vista Village

Three weeks ago there was just too much water when the flood swept through the western part of the country causing the death of three persons and millions of dollars [...]

Flood waters receding slowly

It is a little less than a month, since the persistent rains from tropical depression sixteen caused historic rises in water levels. In areas that are bound by rivers such [...]

Michael Gordon’s one of a kind art exhibit opens

His paintings can be seen in many art galleries in Belize, the rest of region, U.S.A., Asia and Europe. And while he is accomplished as an artist, Michael Gordon is [...]

Regent Cup semi-finals underway

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The Regent Cup Tournament playoffs rolled briskly into the semi-finals yesterday, Sunday, with F.C. Belize hosting Llagulei of Dangriga in [...]