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City Council salaries deducted, but where did payments go?

The Belize City Council has been mired in numerous controversies of a financial nature. The latest to surface involves employee salary deductions intended for banks, business houses and even the [...]

Belize City Councillors’ portfolios shuffled

The non-payment of employee deductions isn’t the only concern for councilors; the other hot button issue at Monday evening’s caucus was a proposed salary cut. This was first floated publicly [...]

Doctors testify at K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry

The City Council is not the only body plagued by controversy. The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has also been making the news with its own share of scandals. When the [...]

Whistleblower has his say at inquiry

Dr. Jose Guerra was followed by the President of the Belize Medical and Dental Union, Dr. John Sosa. Sosa led the charge back in June against the alleged misspending at [...]

Doctor Ricardo Fabro responds to allegations against him

Earlier in the newscast we reported on the testimonies of Doctors Jose Guerra and John Sosa in the ongoing Commission of Inquiry. The last to testify today was Dr. Ricardo [...]

Foul play suspected in death of San Pedrano

San Ignacio police suspect foul play in the death of a man whose corpse was retrieved from near the banks of the Mopan River on Monday. The discovery was made [...]

Cop first convicted of Robbery; now of Grievous Harm

In Magistrates’ Court, a cop who was convicted in July of this year for a string of robberies in Orange Walk, was convicted for other charges relating to a traffic [...]

Woman freed of gun and ammunition charges

While Griffith is going back behind bars, a young mother walked away from Keeping Unlicensed Ammunition charges and a possible jail term today. Twenty-three year old Lattiana Choc was detained [...]

Researchers look into male participation in violence

It is a well known that the number of murders have spiraled. In 2008, the turbulence in the streets of Belize was aggravated by the introduction of fragment grenades. After [...]

Carlos Perrote releases “Omolewa Osain”

Carlos Perrote is an accomplished musician, composer and arranger. He has been making music for at least thirty years and for the past ten he has lived in Belize. He [...]

Customers win big at Belize Bank

And there were four lucky winners today in the Belize Bank’s second of three raffles at its Market Square office downtown. They scored big, taking home a variety of household [...]

Annual B.D.F. luncheon; top brass serve soldiers

The Belize Defense Force was in a celebratory mood today; the occasion was the traditional Christmas lunch at which the soldiers are served by their superiors to show appreciation for [...]