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Storeowner kills machete wielding burglar

A burglary early on Sunday morning at Three Flags Supermarket at mile fifty nine on the Western Highway, ended in the death of the suspect. Paul Benjamin was a football [...]

Man collapses at river’s edge and loses life

There’s another death to report tonight; the body of fifty-nine year old Horace Reyes was retrieved from the Belize River in Burrell Boom Village around seven-thirty this morning by Ladyville [...]

Rare guilty verdict in Court for murder

There has not been a murder conviction for some time according to our records; that is until today when a jury handed down a guilty verdict. The jury, comprised of [...]

Rider’s tax imposed on domestic flights

A new fee called a rider’s tax was unexpectedly imposed on domestic flights since Saturday. The tax ostensibly will be used for the expansion of the Belize City municipal airstrip, [...]

SATIIM’s letter to Prime Minister about drilling in national park

SATIIM, which co-manages the Sarstoon Temash National Park in the south, is challenging the validity of comments recently made by the Prime Minister.  According to Greg Ch’oc, SATIIM’s Executive Director, [...]

Parents of murdered girl questioned twice by cops

Twelve year old Janessa Jones was the first minor to be murdered this year, and since her body was retrieved from the sea last Wednesday, police investigations have not resulted [...]

Weezy, the Musician, out of tune because cops busted his jaw

A local musician says he intends to sue for damages after a brutal run-in with police officers on the eighth of this month. Damion August, who goes by the stage [...]

Without a trace; two men missing and families want answers

There are two men reported to be missing.  Normally we don’t report on missing cases but because of the current climate of violence on the streets, prudence is necessary.  According [...]

Swedish tourist robbed of cash and passport

A Swedish visitor, staying at the Seaside Guest House in Belize City is tonight still shaken after she was robbed at gunpoint. Sofia Eva Hillstrom says she was approached by [...]

Bicycle thief fined $5000

A seventy-five dollar bicycle has turned out very expensive for twenty-one year old Enrique Alvarez, who admitted in court today that he stole it from Oscar Portillo. He pleaded guilty [...]

Justo Alberto Balam detained in México

There are reports in the Mexican press that Justo Alberto Balam was detained over the weekend in Chetumal. It is claimed that Balam is a Belizean who may be wanted [...]

Carnival Cruise lines dissatisfied with local tendering operations

We can report tonight that Carnival Cruise lines will not be calling on port this Tuesday. The reason is that the local tendering operations are not satisfactory to the cruise [...]

P.U.P. calls on government to lower fuel tax

The People’s United Party today weighed in on two issues, including the sky-rocketing prices of fuel. In a release, the PUP calls on Prime Minister Dean Barrow to lower taxes [...]

Chester Williams is still the O.C. of Cayo Police Formation

Earlier in the newscast, we interviewed Senior Superintendent Chester Williams, who we had reported on a previous occasion had gone off to study law in Barbados.  In case you were [...]

Attorney Norman Neal passes away

Attorney at Law, Norman Gilbert Neal Senior has passed away.  Neal was once a Magistrate, then later went into private practice as an attorney.  On Saturday, after months of battling [...]

James Adderley breaks down the weekend sporting news

Good evening I’m James Adderly bursting out another portion of Sport’s Monday. The foot community of Belize might be in disarray at this time but it certainly did not prevent [...]