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Another brazen daylight robbery, this time at Courts superstore

At about three-thirty this afternoon, three armed masked robbers walked separately into Courts on the Northern Highway.  The first headed directly upstairs where the cashiers are stationed and asked a [...]

Suspects in Scotia Bank heist and murder captured!

It is about thirty hours since the murder and daring robbery at the Scotiabank Branch in Spanish Lookout and police have already made some progress in cracking the case. Five [...]

Shot in the head but still alive

Also in the city this morning, a young man was shot in the head on Prince Street.    Tyler Garbutt was reportedly going to visit his girlfriend when someone on a [...]

Do viewers support budget cuts in the police department?

On Tuesday night we asked the question: Do you at this time support the cuts in the budget of the police department? The question relates to the spate of murders [...]

Water Rates shoot up like geyser

Just a week after Prime Minister Dean Barrow painted a grim picture about the economic prospects for the new fiscal year, the Public Utilities Commission made that picture even bleaker [...]

Water Taxi Associations work together to keep industry afloat

It’s been a while since we heard about the battle between Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association and the new kid on the block, the San Pedro Express.  Initially questions were [...]

Cotton Tree Village Chairman says they have land problems also

But Cotton Tree Village has another land problem its residents are battling.  Chairman Florentino Baeza and one of the villagers visited our studios to complain about the issue. They are [...]

Citizens stake their claim in HarmonyVille, privately owned land

Thirteen hundred acres of land in the vicinity of Cotton Tree Village has been up for grabs ever since the government realized that the Taiwanese owners have not been paying [...]

Well known UDP and PUP attorneys say real solutions to crime needed

Well known U.D.P. and PUP attorneys say real solutions to crime needed The brazen daylight shootings in front of Holy Redeemer Primary School in Belize City and at the Scotia [...]

Italy’s Minister of Economic Development visits Belize

He is the highest Italian government official to visit. The government announced today that Claudio Scajola, the Minister of Economic Development, was on a brief official visit. Scajola arrived this [...]

Former Commissioner of Police guilty of driving without due care

In the courts, Former Commissioner of Police, Carmen Zetina, was found guilty this afternoon of Driving without Due Care and Attention.  The verdict followed an incident which occurred on November [...]

Jermaine Belgrave charged with attempted murder of a cop

Last Friday, well-known police figure, Corporal Harold Grinage, was shot at numerous times. The bullets did not find their mark and the officer was able to identify the gunmen. Police [...]

Two brothers and a wife charged for attempted murder

A trio including two men and a woman appeared before Magistrate Albert Hoare today to answer charges of attempted murder.  They are twenty-four year-old Sheryl Arnold, a domestic of West [...]

Gary Seawell wins one of this many legal battles

Since his capture in February Gary Seawell joined his brother Mark behind prison bars.  Both Seawell brothers are being sought by the U.S. government face drug trafficking charges.  The U.S. [...]

Who will be crowned the next KTV Latino?

The house was overflowing Tuesday night with fans from all around the country who converged at the Bliss for KTV Latino. As the cameras rolled, six contenders took the spotlight [...]

Opposition Senator critical of budget

  Senator Lisa Shoman joined the choir in denouncing the budget and the cuts. But she felt security is the main issue close to the hearts of most Belizeans. According [...]

Murder and Robbery of Scotia Bank, Spanish Lookout branch

Five thieves hit a bank in Spanish Lookout today in one of the biggest and deadliest bank heists in recent times. They got away with a large sum of money [...]

Shooting on Central American Boulevard

And in the City, the area of Central American Boulevard near its intersection with Fabers Road has long been the scene of a number of shooting incidents. That area is [...]

Viewers get they say in Channel 5’s poll

And turning to our first question for this week. Given the level of crime, Do you at this time support the cuts made to the budget of the police department? [...]

Who can move the Chief Justice before he’s ready?

There was rampant speculation today that Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh had been placed on pre-retirement leave of seventy days. But when we checked the courts we found him sitting on [...]

Seven in favour and five senators vote against budget

In Spanish Lookout today, a bank heist, ended with the murder of a security officer. The thirty-two year old was killed on the spot when five thieves jacked the Scotiabank. [...]

Unions say no but church says yes to increased taxes

The two groups which represent most Belizeans outside of party colors are the National Trade Union Congress of Henry and the Churches.  Representatives on the behalf of both groups spoke [...]

Senator Hulse says Business tax will see increased electricity costs

As we told you earlier Senator Godwin Hulse did not support the budget in line with the position taken by the Belize Chamber of Commerce. When he took the floor [...]

Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act, 2010

The senate today also debated the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Act, 2010 which was first tabled in the House last week and was lost in the budget debate. Senators [...]

Krooman Lagoon back in government coffers

A decision in the case against Belize City businessman Jitendra Chawla, proprietor of Xtra House, and the Government of Belize was handed down this morning by Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh.  [...]