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Murdered because a friend wanted a baby to rekindle a relationship

There has been a rise in horrific crimes, but the following story is horrendous beyond belief.  It is the first case that we know of locally and the details sound [...]

One detained for Stuart Murder; family says Maria was well-loved

At news time tonight, a Guatemalan national is in custody for the brutal murders of Richard and Maria Stuart, who were viciously killed at around midnight on Saturday. While the [...]

Steadfast Masonic Lodge Number 683 condemns murder of Stuarts

The Bar Association on Monday issued a release, mourning the death of their colleague Richard Stuart and his wife Maria and announcing a reward of fifty thousand dollars for anyone [...]

Is there political interference with the independence of the judiciary?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think that there is political interference with the independence of the judiciary? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post [...]

British Caribbean Bank wants U.S. $22.5 Million it loaned to Telemedia

One in the myriad of cases before the courts in the nationalization of Telemedia is by the British Caribbean Bank that is seeking to recover millions of dollars on loan [...]

Environmental fund being depleted by non-environmental projects

The Association of Protected Areas Management Organizations (APAMO) has written a very distressing letter to the Ministry of Natural Resources regarding what can only be seen as alleged misuse of [...]

Robbers caught in high speed chase

The next story started out as just another burglary but turned out to be a comically botched up jacking.  It happened, or should we say, started in Lord’s Bank Village [...]

Body of murdered prison warden robbed at crime scene

Miriam Gillett was one of three prison officers who were ambushed and caught in a hail of bullets as they headed home from work at the Hattieville Prison on Friday [...]

Missing case file may predict a usual end to murder trial

The trial started on Monday and could fall apart because of a missing file. Justice Adolph Lucas has ordered a full investigation into the missing case file for two murder [...]

Charges withdrawn against murder suspect

And while one murder trial is up in the air, one suspect was freed in another case today. The directive came from the Director of Public Prosecutions to withdraw the [...]

American fugitive gets a tan and handcuffs on La Isla Bonita

An American fugitive was arrested in San Pedro on October eighteenth. According to our friends at, Ricardo Caveras was arrested during a joint operation between the San Pedro Police [...]

Postmortem performed on men who died during tower accident

Post mortems have been completed on Twenty-one year old Michael Pandy and twenty-nine year old Keith Nicholas, the two riggers who died in a freak accident last Thursday. The men [...]

PM visits Mexico

The Prime Minister’s office has been releasing details about the official visit of PM Dean Barrow in Mexico.  Barrow is accompanied by his wife Kim as well as Minister of [...]

Grace Kennedy & the Belize Hospital Auxiliary create a recipe

The partnership between Grace Kennedy Belize and the Belize Hospital Auxiliary was formed in November 2009 for the production and distribution of the fifth edition of the Hospital Auxiliary’s cookbook. [...]

And the winner is…$10,000 to be handed out at Duets!

It’s the grand finale so tonight’s Duets is a show you can’t afford to miss. The top three couples will make their final appearances on stage for performances that won’t [...]

Attorney Richard Stuart and wife, Maria, murdered in home

The news spread like wildfire, attorney Richard Stuart and his wife Maria were repeatedly stabbed at his home just before midnight on Saturday after a Bar Association dinner. Their murder [...]

Bar Association offers $50,000 reward for conviction of Stuarts’ Killer

This evening the Bar Association issued a release expressing its outrage and dismay over the brutal murder of Richard Stuart and his wife, Maria. As they mourn, his colleagues remember [...]

Card carrying prison guards ambushed; Miriam Gillett murdered

Less than twenty-four hours before, there was a deadly assault on three prison employees while on their way home from work on Friday night.  They were ambushed in a taxi [...]

Raylene Dyer, mother of newborn, murdered

There’s another murder to report. Police have now confirmed that eighteen year old Raylene Dyer was murdered in the Cayo District. Dyer was killed on October eighth when she went [...]

Keron Card shot 5 times and lives to tell the tale

There was other violence over the weekend. Even before the Stuart and Gillette Murders, a shooting occurred at six-thirty p.m. on Friday. The victim was hit by a volley of [...]

3 shot in PICAME Bar robbery, including one robber

Friday night’s third shooting incident occurred at nine-fifty-five on Mosul Street in Belize City. In less than five minutes three persons were shot during a botched robbery of PICAME Bar. [...]

Bar Association to honor Justice Mottley on his resignation

In other news, the government issued a press release saying (quote) “The President of the Belize Court of Appeal, Justice Elliot Mottley, will be retiring from the Court effective thirty-first [...]

Thousands attend PUP Unity Convention

The blue machine kicked into full gear over the weekend, a sea of blue swamped the south as the People’s United Party met in convention. Despite the public spats and [...]