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Prime Minister sits down with gangsters for ceasefire of violence

A wave of shootings and murders over the past month culminated with a grenade explosion that killed a minor just before the New Year. Most of the violence is believed [...]

BATSUB still investigating missing grenades

While the gangs have agreed to a truce, there is still the lingering fear that grenades will continue to pop up in the city streets. Police have arrested and charged [...]

PM says he won’t reprimand Foreign Minister for his comment

While the British Forces do their best to secure their weapons cache in Belize, the shockwaves from a verbal explosion by Foreign Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington while at the Organization [...]

Sedi Elrington clarifies his “artificial border” comment…

Prime Minister Dean Barrow said today that his Foreign Minister is safe at home and that he did not intend to remove Wilfred Elrington from Cabinet for his use of [...]

…And gives his views on Belize and Guatemala going to the ICJ

Still on the issue of the border dispute, Senator and former Foreign Minister, Eamon Courtenay, on Tuesday outlined a best case scenario of seven years before the Belize/Guatemala dispute would [...]

Minister defends decision to waive visa requirements with Israel

Another hot button issue which has provoked the ire of the public was the decision to grant visa waivers to Israeli nationals. Israel is known is to be a top [...]

Maxboro residents overrun by thefts and burglaries

Maxboro is a small but growing community located off the Northern Highway near mile sixteen. But the two hundred residents or so are all but at peace. For the past [...]

Homeless man sentenced to 6 years for stealing M&M’s

Forty six year old Floyd Budd, who says he is homeless and cannot feed himself, was sentenced to six years in prison for burglarizing the Valumed Phamacy. When he appeared [...]

Marlon Moya remanded for assaulting minor during break-in

The long arms of the law finally caught up with thirty-one year old Marlon Moya after almost a month on the lam. Police detained Moya because he allegedly broke into [...]

Horse trainer gets 2 years in jail for stealing 2 doors

Thirty-eight year old Garrison Nicholson is known in Burrell Boom as a horse trainer. And it might sound like “rake” for Boledo, but the father of two children is going [...]

Bomb scare shakes the resolve of workers at Ready Call

Two teenagers were killed in separate incidents when grenades exploded on Mayflower Street and more recently on Kraal Road. It is known that eighteen of twenty-four grenades have not been [...]