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The Jones’; Al and Patrick in morning shootout with police

A high speed chase through the streets of Belize City this morning has resulted in the capture of two men found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.  The [...]

Tourists get a scare at sea

The fear felt by the pedestrians in Belize City this morning was also equally felt by a group who faced a different danger at sea. Over a hundred tourists got [...]

6 year old killed in fatal highway accident

While the members of that voyage were lucky, the occupants of a vehicle traveling on the highway this morning did not experience the same fate. A six year old boy [...]

Villager arrested for Rape and Robbery of U.S. National

An arrest has been made regarding the robbery and rape of a US national, which occurred on Sunday morning in Dangriga. According to police, nineteen year old Placido Sho, a [...]

K-9 Dogs, police and customs department to sniff out ammunition and drugs

The police department has taken a battering from the public not only to arrest, charge and convict, but also to prevent crime. Belize City has also taken an international hit [...]

Should child molesters receive bail?

In the past week, over a thousand persons participated in our e-poll on the question: Do you believe that the penalty for murder convictions should be death by hanging or [...]

Chamber requests no tax increase at budget hearing

The Belize Chamber of Commerce & Industry says that it welcomes the Government’s assurance that there will not be any tax increases in the presentation of the upcoming budge, notwithstanding, [...]

8 million to take part in Guatemala’s ICJ Referendum

Guatemala has begun preparations to organize the referendum on the territorial dispute with Belize. The simultaneous referenda are scheduled for October sixth, 2013 when residents in both countries will vote [...]

Critical role of Court in CSME

The ICJ is not the only judicial system to which Belize has ties.  The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), since its inauguration in April 2005 is the final Court of [...]

More people seeking justice at CCJ

While a number of high-ranking, seasoned attorneys have appeared before the bench in recent years, statistically senior counsels have been outnumbered by their lesser peers.  There has also been a [...]

Evan Bruhier’s case of sticky fingers

The third court, the one most familiar with Belizeans, the Magistrate Court continues to see a long list of burglary and robbery related charges. The son of a policeman was [...]

With friends like these; victim robbed by his buddy

Robbery is despicable as it is, but robbing a friend is inexplicable. Another case of robbery came up before Magistrate Hurl Hamilton; it was a man accused of jacking his [...]

Senior Counsel Courtenay in UK Hip Hop Debate

A first of its kind global debate was held in London today, the hip-hop genre of music and whether it’s an art form that gives the street a voice or [...]

New guides for CSEC and Cape students

CXC and Cape Students will now have the opportunity to use student friendly study guides in preparation for their exams.  In 2009, Nelson Thornes Limited, publisher of a number of [...]

Royalties for local artists? A dream coming true

And after students buy those books and continue with their education, perhaps they too will get paid for producing their own original material.  The Belizean Society of Composers, Authors and [...]

F.F.B. gets FIFA instructor to train coaches

The new administration that governs the Football Federation of Belize was installed three months ago on March fifteenth. The future of football was the primary concern of both the president [...]