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Francis Fonseca denies bribery allegation

On Wednesday, Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin granted leave for the United Democratic Party’s Lee Mark Chang to file an election petition against Francis Fonseca, leader of the People’s United Party [...]

San Pedro Town Council Good Friday Controversy with Police

There is a standoff tonight between the San Pedro Police Department and the San Pedro Town Council over the sale of alcohol on Good Friday. The Town Council has advised [...]

Is it an inside job? Murder of employee with cash

There was a murder shortly before four o’clock this afternoon on Custard Apple Street, off Fabers Road extension. The deceased, twenty-two year old Leron Johnson, was killed during a cold [...]

Police looking for suspect for Albert Street Murder

Albert Street in downtown Belize City was the scene of a ruthless murder on Wednesday afternoon and tonight the gunman that shot twenty-three year old Michael Garbutt is still on [...]

Early morning robbery of Paula’s Store

The brazen afternoon murder on Albert Street and this evening’s murder are only two recent examples of the callous nature of criminals in the old capital. Another incident involving gun [...]

Viewers strongly oppose cost of incomplete stadium fence

Should the government have spent two point six million dollars on the perimeter fence at the Marion Jones stadium that is still not completed? That was the question of the [...]

A car so sweet, it was taken twice

An eighteen year old is going to prison for three years because of a stolen car. That decision was handed down on Wednesday afternoon by Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith [...]

2 men charged for brawl, woman’s affection heart of issue

Also in court, two men appeared before separate magistrates this morning to be charged in connection with a brawl that took place near the Belcan Bridge on the morning of [...]

Easter is Christmas for Conch Shell Bay Fishermen

The national holidays on April sixth and ninth, are a testament to the dominance of Christianity in Belize. The mores that accompany Good Friday signify that fasting and eliminating red [...]

Mass exodus to cayes and beyond for long weekend

Belize has its unique Easter traditions. If residents don’t implement holiday plans by Thursday evening, they remain at home through Good Friday and observe the launch of the Cross Country [...]

To avoid driving tragedies, heed safety tips

Judging by the number of closed businesses, it is clear that some people are on their way to their holiday destination. But too often people are carefree and careless which [...]

Ministry of Security advice for home protection

And to beat the heat during the Easter holidays, just about everyone will be flocking to the beaches, rivers and other watering holes across the country. Martinez also has some [...]

The right documents and knowledge for Mexico travel

Now that you have every safety tip for every possible occasion that may occur in Belize, one embassy also has a few words of advice for those who intend to [...]

Jesuit of St. Martin De Porres shares Easter Message

Much has been said about safety in the departure from urban centers to vacation hotspots in the country and across the border. But the celebration of Easter is rooted in [...]

The Choto Brothers; all five riding for the garland

The staging of the eighty-fourth Annual Cross Country Cycling Classic is set for Holy Saturday. With big cash prizes, and the country awaiting a Belizean to take the garland this [...]

Healthy Living takes the sun out of heat related illnesses

The next four days will be filled with fun in the sun as most people spend a lot of time outdoors during Easter. But it’s important to avoid excessive sun [...]