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Double murder of Ian Martinez and Daniel Puerto; twin brother critical

The murder count continues to grow; there were seven murders in January. That number has now gone up to nine. At the close of our newscast on Friday, we reported [...]

Diesel, Premium and Kerosene go up in price

There were two hikes in the price of fuel in January; the second of which was only ten days ago. It is only a week into February, but on Sunday [...]

Fire destroys home of family of eight

While two were killed, there was more tragedy when a family of eight lost most of their belongings in a mid-morning inferno on Sunday. The family was not home when [...]

NICH’s Essay Competition analyses social and cultural cohesiveness

We often hear of secondary school competition on the courts, fields and playing grounds. But the Institute of Social and Cultural Research designed a competition of the mind that questions [...]

Wilfred Neal beat up student, but resigned rather than face school board

An incident that occurred at Gwen Lizarraga High School last week Wednesday has come to a close when the teacher and the school parted ways.  Sometime after two thirty p.m. [...]

Dog owner charged after unchained animal bit woman

Just last week three year old Lupita Padilla was bitten by a mixed breed dog in the Jerusalem area behind the Lord’s Ridge Cemetery. The toddler is said to have [...]

Watchman steals gun and police find it in his home

Daniel Silva, one of the Deputy Leaders of the P.U.P. and the owner of Cahal Pech Resort in San Ignacio, was reportedly robbed by his own watchman. Silva reported to [...]

Yankee remanded for throwing flaming bottle and shooting his neighbor

In the Magistrate’s Court, a resident of Wagner’s Lane in Belize City was remanded after he allegedly tried to kill his neighbor. Thirty-two year old Jermaine Arnold, also known as [...]

Convicted murderer and escapee believed to be fleeing with wife

Convicted murderer twenty-three year old Miguel Matus has been on the run since escaping from custody on Thursday of last week.  While there are indications that his flight was orchestrated [...]

Brutality victim says cops have selective amnesia

We reported three weeks ago that local musician, Damion “Weezy” August, is suing the police for damages after he was allegedly beaten on the face by a group of cops. [...]

Court allows Transport Department to make schedules for Northern Routes

In 2009 the now defunct National Transport bus company filed an injunction in the Supreme Court to stop the Transport Department from implementing bus schedules for the northern route similar [...]

Costa Rica’s Foreign Ministry signs M.O.U. with Belize

There was a ministerial visit late last week. Foreign Minister of Costa Rica touched down at the Philip Goldson International Airport last Friday and left on Saturday. Rene’ Castro Salazar [...]

Ramiro Ramirez wins P.U.P. Corozal Southwest Convention

The Opposition People’s United Party held a contested convention over the past weekend up north. Close to one thousand four hundred voters cast their ballot in the three-man race in [...]

Chinese celebrate Lunar New Year at the Princess Hotel

The Chinese community turned out in record numbers for their lunar New Year celebrations at the Princess Hotel in Belize City. The occasion was festive; there was the traditional dragon [...]

Sports Guru, James Adderley analyzes the stats from the weekend games

Good evening I’m James Adderley with this week’s portion of Sports Monday. Folks we’re in front of Leslie’s Imports as the Belize Cycling Association launched its 4th Saturday race in [...]