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Woman’s life partner detained after her murder

A Santa Elena woman is in police custody for the murder of her partner, Pamela Perez, a Honduran national who was once married and is the mother of three children. [...]

City man was murdered while taking daughter to school

The weekend violence began as early as Friday. In fact a violent and brazen murder was committed on December seventh at midday. The victim, twenty-nine year old Marvin Nunez, was [...]

4 year old child killed in Teakettle Traffic Accident

Tragedy hit the family of four year old Sherica Gentle from Ontario Village in the Cayo District. Sherica and her family had gone over to Teakettle when on Sunday she [...]

Police Officer lost life in motorcycle accident

The four year old child was not the only person who died tragically on the highway.  A police officer lost his life after receiving a blowout on his motorcycle tire [...]

Crime down, but murder up; Cops need public help

Believe it or not, police statistics say that crime is going down, but murders are on the rise. The police currently have on record one hundred and thirty-three murders for [...]

Patrick Faber says campaign for Deputy Party Leader picking up steam

The second highest post in the country is that of the Deputy Prime Minister, which is currently held by Gaspar Vega. The post is usually held by the Deputy Party [...]

Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize; women far behind

Also in the political arena, a report on gender and politics was released this morning by the National Women’s Commission and the scale is heavily tipped in favor of men. [...]

U.D.P. Chairman says McAfee crazy

Faber also responded to the allegations by John McAfee whose creative barbs had cast a bad eye on the U.D.P. and the country. McAfee is fighting deportation to Belize for [...]

Can the government service the superbond?

After five months of negotiations, both the government and the bondholders are miles apart in reaching any agreement on the restructuring of the five hundred and fifty-four million US dollar [...]

They robbed a cop and get time to think about it

Twenty-eight year old Ernie Miranda and thirty-one year old Edward Burns were both found guilty of robbery and abetment to commit robbery in the Magistrate’s Court today, following an incident [...]

Cecil Castillo’s homemade gun in prison

On Friday, twenty-seven year-old Cecil Castillo, better known as Sadiki, was found guilty of attempting to assemble a makeshift firearm whilst on remand at the Belize Central Prison.  Castillo was [...]

2 San Pedro transfers including Officer in Charge

The sudden transfer of Sharmane Young, the Officer formerly in charge of the San Pedro Police Tourism unit, following her arrest of an unruly U.S. National Liza Mertz, had evoked [...]

Pat the Cat; 10,000 copies and lesson plans delivered

Pat the Cat, written in English and Spanish by children of Belize and Milwaukee, will be used as part of school curriculums. The book, which is a beautifully illustrated story [...]

Not a lifetime movie; NICH suing Indiana Jones

Dr. Jaime Awe, the Director of the Institute of Archaeology, is suing the makers of the 2008 Steven Spielberg film “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”. The [...]

Venezuela’s Chavez returns to Cuba for medical treatment

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba for emergency surgery after his doctors revealed that a tumor that had been removed, has surfaced again in his battle against cancer. [...]

Sports Monday: James Adderley with the weekend equalizer

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The 1st post season in the PLB Football Competition got off to a roaring start as 4 semifinalists made [...]