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Marcel Cardona not P.U.P. or U.D.P.; where will he sit at House Meeting?

On Wednesday, Marcel Cardona’s resignation from his own party was accepted, even thought he had not offered one. The Orange Walk East Representative was told that by his actions he [...]

Leader of Opposition speaks on the Marcel meltdown and truth

In an interview with News Five late Wednesday evening, Minister Faber said that the U.D.P. did not wish for Cardona to sit on the government side.  But neither can he [...]

Cab driver murdered in his car

Murder victim number twenty-seven for this year, was found inside his taxi on Prince Street not far from his station at the downtown taxi stand. The gunman sought Luis Ramos’ [...]

U.S. Sex offender questioned for murder of Lebanese national

Police are questioning a US sex offender, David McLain from Oklahoma, in connection with last week’s murder in Orange Walk of a Lebanese born artist Isis Nassar. She was killed [...]

Squatters instant eviction from Western Highway homes

An entire community of squatters was evicted earlier today. They had set up shop at an area near the Faber’s Road junction with the Western Highway where a road is [...]

…but droves of families allowed back in homes by nightfall

We told you about this morning’s mayhem when police blocked access to houses squatters had set up in a new area on the Western Highway. Marion Ali was at the [...]

Belizeans for Justice and COLA fight for 13th Senator

The United Democratic Party in its 2008 manifesto promised a senate that would be comprised of thirteen members, one more seat than the current that would include a representative from [...]

Senior Counsel Dickie Bradley says U.D.P. broke promise to the electorate

According to Senior Counsel Dickie Bradley, the U.D.P. has broken a promise it made to the electorate prior to taking office. Richard ‘Dickie’ Bradley, Attorney for COLA “The important matter [...]

Teens charged for robbing teen

A foiled robbery attempt earlier this week landed a pair of teenagers before the Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday evening. Eighteen year old Akeem Requeña, a resident of Morter’s Alley, was [...]

Cadets get free care packages

Twenty-nine cadets today received care packages from a US national who had earlier conducted a health clinic for them. Dr. Stephanie Sweet was touched by the lack of personal items [...]

Youth arm of P.U.P. talks about national budget shortfalls

And while the topic of the week has got to be Marcel Cardona’s condemnation of his own party and his subsequent removal, the matter of the budget is still not [...]

Smart Customers win during Telecom 6 years anniversary

Smart is celebrating six years of success and for the past few weeks the company has been giving back to customers. It has had the usual promotions like triple up [...]

Healthy Living gets off the couch and into the gym

The clock is ticking away and today the first quarter of the year is up, it also means that Easter is only a few weeks ahead. And if you haven’t, [...]

Marcel Cardona’s truth in the Capital

Marcel Cardona went ballistic against his own government last Friday in the House during the budget debate. While he did not support the budget, he abstained in the vote. His [...]

After Marcel’s meltdown, U.D.P. kicks Cardona to the curve and calls it resignation

In a letter sent to him and signed by the Minister Patrick Faber, the party chairman, the fate of Cardona’s party politics was sealed. While he has not tendered any [...]

Shots fired on Freetown; was it attempted robbery of guns?

Shots rang out in the night a little after eight-thirty on Tuesday.  It happened on a very busy Belize City Street. Police officers blocked one end of Freetown Road at [...]

Independence Villager mad about land issue

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Well, that’s how one angry woman from Independence Village is feeling tonight. She has a scorching land issue with the Ministry of [...]

The weight of the Coalition lies heavily on Maranco’s Oil Concession

On Tuesday the government said it had awarded Maranco Ltd. a production sharing agreement, giving the green light for oil exploration in northwestern Orange Walk District which includes the Rio [...]

$3,500 for a life

Forty-one year old Mark Conorquie, a resident of Carmelita Village who was found guilty of causing death by careless conduct after knocking down Maurice Sedacey in 2009 was today fined [...]

Robbery suspect’s family and friends persistent threats to victim

There have been constant reports of harassment of witnesses to crimes. As recent as a week ago, the police asked the media not to report that a murder witness had [...]

Attempted murder because of TV; cousin sets cousin ablaze

No one will dispute that there is an abundance of violence on television and it is debated that the programs are influential to rogue behavior. But a nineteen year old [...]

Say Coca Cola, but spell B-E-E

In speech you can get away without crossing I’s and dotting T’s. However, you can’t get away with improper choices during a spelling bee.  The Coca Cola Spelling Bee is [...]

Awards Ceremony to close Women’s Month

Since the beginning of March there have been a series of activities held in commemoration of Women’s Month.  The events of the past few weeks have highlighted the role of [...]

Mega Bingo is still the game

The news spread through the grapevine on Tuesday that Joseph Marinan, the President of JD Financials, had said goodbye to his friends and Belize for good. Today a release was [...]

University of Belize’s Culture Fair

Culture by definition is the knowledge and values shared by a society.  But in Belize, you don’t need a dictionary to know what it is; you simply have to look [...]