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Former prime minister charged with Theft in Belmopan …

Ending months of speculation of his arrest, this morning former prime minister Said Musa was brought before the courts to face charges of Theft in relation to ten million U.S. [...]

… But it’s not his first time in court

This is not the first time that Said Musa has been charged criminally while in opposition. Musa faced the music before under a U.D.P regime, and came out victorious. This [...]

Belize Bank: It acted in good faith to settle U.H.S. debt

The reaction to Musa’s arrest and arraignment was swift from the Belize Bank which says in a release that whether or not there is any substance to the charge is [...]

4 bullets made Steven James’ ride to the shop his last

His family says that his friends called him out to go and buy fonto but a few minutes later, the twenty-nine year old man was lying dead in a pool [...]

Instead of treasure, Polish divers find human remains

Police have confirmed to News Five that human remains were found yesterday in the Blue Hole at the Lighthouse Reef formation. Efforts to bring the body to surface are set [...]

“China” suffers a bullet to the shoulder

And a Belize City woman who has had various run-ins with the law fell victim to gunfire this past Wednesday evening. She is thirty-two year old Joeth Pratt, A.K.A. China. [...]

Messenger behind bars for stealing deposit

Sixty year old Rudolph Arnold, the messenger for Belize Industrial Agencies on the Western Highway is behind bars tonight for allegedly stealing thirty-seven thousand dollars from his boss. Manager of [...]

Stolen Atlantic Bank safe recovered by cops

There is an update to report tonight in the recent robbery of the Atlantic Bank Branch at the corner of Cemetery and Magazine Roads. Just after six p.m. Wednesday night [...]

Scotiabank receives 3rd recognition for 2008

And in news from another commercial bank, the local branch of Scotiabank has received a third recognition this year. On Saturday, the bank was identified as the “Bank of the [...]

S.I.B. says the economy rebounded by 8.2%

There is some good economic news to report. Third quarter G.D.P. figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize reveals that the economy rebounded by eight point two percent. Leading [...]

CARICOM/Cuba summit to be held in Santiago

And in news on the diplomatic front, on Monday, Caribbean heads of states will converge in Santiago de Cuba for the third Cuba-CARICOM Summit. The meeting is held every three [...]

Healthy Living dispels myths about HIV/AIDS

It’s a disease that is prevalent in Belize and statistics show the number of persons infected on an upward trend. But there are many myths about this virus and Healthy [...]