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Grenade explosion blasts the south side of Belize City

The New Year is eleven days old and there are no deaths by bloodshed as yet. But there was a grenade explosion that rocked the morning quiet, and while it [...]

ComPol blames struggle among criminal elements for violence

So what’s behind the recent blast? Commissioner Jeffries says it’s anybody’s guess. He says it appears there’s a power struggle between rival groups in the streets. Jeffries assures that while [...]

M4 rifle missing from Belize Defense Force

While the grenades that have ended up in the wrong hands were stolen from the British forces, another high powered weapon now on the streets is a deadly M-4 carbine [...]

Opposition Leader calls crime wave “urban terrorism”

With the streets becoming more dangerous every day, the People’s United Party issued a release today about the alarming crime situation. The Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño, in an [...]

Horrific traffic accident on Northern Highway

An accident on Northern Highway on Friday night caused traffic congestion on that main artery, but fortunately there was no loss of life. It involved thirty-seven year old Colin Mejia, [...]

Minor drowns in creek in Guinea Grass Village

There were no fatalities in Friday’s traffic incident, but a twelve year old boy reportedly drowned over the weekend. Officer Commanding the National Crimes Investigations Branch, Assistant Commissioner Miguel Segura, [...]

Police corporal charged with bigamy for the second time

It is not a charge that makes it too often before the courts, but a police officer appeared in Magistrates’ Court on a charge of Bigamy for the second time. [...]

Step-parent charged with harm after hospitalizing child

And a young step-father learned in court today that there is a thin line between discipline and abuse of children. Twenty-one year old Cornel Gomez was charged for badly beating [...]

3rd quarter stats for 2009 show modest improvement in economy

Last week the Prime Minister expressed a degree of optimism saying that the economic outlook will improve in the first quarter of this year. And according to the latest figures [...]

Florida freeze expected to boost Belize citrus export prices

Still on the economy, the freeze has been bad news for the citrus industry in the US where temperatures dropped to as low as twenty-five degrees causing orange groves in [...]

CGA says there was deception in the distribution of shares

According to the Citrus Growers Association, there was deception in the distribution of shares when C.P.B.L. was purchased. According to Director for the Committee of Managers at C.G.A., Denzil Jenkins, [...]

C.G.A. still unable to remove rogue C.P.B.L. board members

Another irritant in the citrus industry is the appointment of Henry Canton, Frank Redmond and Mike Duncker to the CPBL board. According to the CGA, Banks Holdings has prevented their [...]

Good evening. I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.

The Belize City over thirty-five football competition continues to roll inside the M.C.C. Grounds as the battle for the lead in the standings between Ebony Lake and Kulture Yabra rages. [...]