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Shot by off-duty cops 6 times, and Dennis Trapp lives to tell the tale

Brothers Dennis and Norman Trapp along with an Asian businessman, Lee Quan, known as Tommy, were involved in a crazy shooting incident at about midnight on February twenty-eighth down south [...]

Gilroy Garnett Junior shot at close range

The two murders over the weekend in the old capital were followed by a shooting on Tuesday. The brief reprieve from gang warfare was broken when twenty two-year old Gilroy [...]

Cops want public’s help in identifying gunman

Police were on the scene within minutes, but by then, the gunman, who pulled the trigger with what appeared to be a sawed off shotgun, had long run through a [...]

Son of slain businessman is a person of interest in investigation

Fifty-three year old naturalized Belizean, Bing Chang Zhao, was stabbed to death inside his business, Ming Ming Shop at the corner of Vernon Street and Magazine Road over the weekend. [...]

Cops say they didn’t knock down stabbing victim

Police also gave their version in respect of the murder of twenty-seven year old Jason Pott which occurred at the corner of Cleghorn Street and Slaughterhouse Road on Saturday evening.  [...]

Viewers get their say about oil exploration in protected areas

Should government continue to grant licenses for oil exploration in protected areas?  That’s the question we put to viewers on Tuesday night. Seventy nine percent thought no and according a [...]

St. John’s College wins Math Olympiad

After weeks of intense competition, the Math Olympiad came down to the wire at the U.B. gymnasium in Belmopan today. Three schools were returning champions while the remaining two got [...]

Environmentalists make a declaration at 2 Day Oil Summit in P.G.

A two-day oil summit held in Punta Gorda Town by a host of environmental N.G.O.s culminated today. After much debate on the benefits and drawbacks of oil exploration in protected [...]

Maranco Ltd wins a production sharing agreement in Orange Walk

Still on the question of oil exploration, we reported on Tuesday night that the environmental community is speaking out against new oil concessions in the north, which includes sections of [...]

Unoccupied house goes up in flames; Fire Service says it’s arson

There was fire in the old capital early this morning.  Flames gutted the small structure which belonged to Rudolph Anderson, better known as Sir Andie, the happy home builder. No [...]

Homeowner gets raided by Police; she wants an apology

A Belize City woman believed that if she and her husband moved as far as they could from the hot zones in the city, they would be safe from violence. [...]

Murder conviction to manslaughter translates from life in prison to 15 years

He was convicted in 2010 and sentenced to life imprisonment for the April twenty-fifth, 2008 murder of Mark Young who fell in a pit and was then hit with a [...]

Convicts say they are bread winners and get reduced sentences

There were two other convicts who received good news in the Court of Appeals today. Thirty-three year old Marcus Moh was initially charged with Murder and in trial, he pleaded [...]

Belize’s Heroes and Benefactors Exhibit

An art exhibition showcasing notable Belizeans and their many contributions to Belize was officially launched this morning at the House of Culture to coincide with Baron Bliss Day, now known [...]

KTV Latino stars amaze viewers at the Bliss

The Bliss Centre came to life on Tuesday night with spectacular performances by Group B of KTV Latino, the hottest television show of local talent. Six contenders sharpened their vocals [...]