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Lovers’ Tragic End: Husband Turned on Wife, then Himself

Early on Saturday morning, it is believed that a well-known Belize City resident took the life of his wife and then turned his licensed firearm on himself. The news of [...]

Murder Strikes Quiet North Side Neighborhood

There was another murder over the weekend that police have to crack. Just before midnight on Sunday, a City Council employee was shot and killed. Thirty-five-year-old Luis Dominguez, better known [...]

Out West, Humble Artisan Perishes on Roadside

There was further loss of life over the weekend. In the west, forty-six-year-old Arcenio Itza was knocked down and killed in a hit and run on Saturday night. But his [...]

Guyana Still Wants C.J. Benjamin, but Bar Says Be Careful What You Wish For

Pressure continues to mount on Guyanese President David Granger to indicate the way forward in the appointment of the top two judicial posts. He has offered the post of Chancellor [...]

C.C.J. Puts Pressure on Gov’t to Honor Consent Order

The Mayas of southern Belize continue their fight with the Government of Belize, represented by the Toledo Maya Land Rights Commission to enforce the historic consent order made on April [...]

The Memorial Move in Effect

Is turmoil brewing yet again within the already fickle Fort George Tourism Zone?  Independent tour operators, as well as small business owners and vendors, are up in arms over a [...]

P.U.P. Says Treatment of Tour Guides Wrong

The People’s United Party seized on the opportunity to provide support for the disaffected tour guides and support staff in the Zone. The party selected its Belize City mayoral aspirant, [...]

Confident Bernard Wagner Says Change is Coming

The People’s United Party continues to ride a tidal wave of goodwill from last week’s impressive national convention in Belize City. The P.U.P.’s Bernard Wagner is quietly confident going into [...]

The P.U.P.’s Path to Success in Old Capital Runs through Southside

The gap between Darrell Bradley and Yolanda Schakron in the last election was significant, and one reason has been the U.D.P.’s stranglehold in the Southside constituencies. Amid reports that Collet [...]

Reading Still Fundamental: MoE Makes Literacy ‘National Priority’

A major literacy strategy was launched this morning at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The program aims to strengthen the reading and writing skills of primary school [...]

Counting the Dollars to Fund Literacy Program

The literacy campaign among primary school children is a joint initiative between public and private agencies as well as non-profit organization and the Ministry of Education. At today’s launch, Scotia [...]

‘No Money No Deh’ for Fees nor Vehicles, Laments Education Minister

While with the Deputy Prime Minister today, he was asked about a report that his ministry will be spending two point one-three million dollars on school fees for selected persons [...]

Goodbye to Scotiabank in Placencia, Spanish Lookout

Scotiabank is closing two of its branches. In a release issued today, the Bank says that it will be closing the Spanish Lookout Branch effective April twentieth and the Placencia [...]

Southwest Airlines Plane Leaving Belize Forced to Re-Route for Mechanical Issues

Passengers traveling from Belize to Denver, Colorado on Sunday via Southwest Airlines found themselves in Houston, Texas instead after a problem developed with the aircraft. Reports say the plane lost [...]

Woman Suspect No Help, Tyrone Gibson Investigators Still Hunting Clues

Police had hoped that a young woman detained last Thursday in the murder investigation of twenty-year-old Tyrone Gibson could provide critical information to crack the case. She is believed to [...]

No Motive for Attempt on Edwin Williams at U.B.

A security guard at the campus of the University of Belize in West Landivar was the target of a gunman on Friday morning.  Edwin Williams is lucky to have escaped [...]

San Pedro Man Charged for Tourist Rape

Police in San Pedro have now charged a resident in connection with an alleged case of rape.  Thirty-seven year old John Cus, an electrician of San Pedro Town, was detained almost [...]

Police and International Partners to Build Abuse Portal

In the coming weeks an initiative sponsored by a British organization in conjunction with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime will establish a portal through which instances of [...]

James Adderley’s Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities...]