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Charges Re-Considered after Death of Demetrio Pott

Police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions are in a pickle tonight because they are revisiting manslaughter charges slapped against three men in Orange Walk. Last Thursday, [...]

Trio Sought in Murder of “Monty” Lipka

There is some progress in the investigation into the brazen killing of American national Lamont Lipka in San Pedro. On Sunday night, the forty-nine-year-old restaurateur, better known as “Monty”, was [...]

Arson Confirmed, but Bruce Davidson Still Missing

There is another case that police are trying to crack and they are not getting any help from the results of an autopsy conducted on charred remains of a human [...]

Deputy PM Goes Down to Georgia; Police Hold Him over ‘Prank’ 911 Call

For weeks, there have been speculations about an incident in the State of Georgia involving Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber.  It happened on April twentieth, while he was on vacation [...]

Once a Guatemalan, Always a Guatemalan – Never a Belizean?

With the re-registration process due to start in July, some Guatemalans find themselves in an absurd situation, particularly those who acquired Belizean citizenship by way of renouncing their Guatemala citizenship. [...]

P.M. Issues Support for Belmopan Chief

A criminal investigation into an attack on the residence of Mayor Khalid Belisle in the Cohune Walk area of Belmopan is still open.  The split-level, two storey abode came under [...]

Police Chase Leads in Shooting at Mayor’s House

Police today gave an update on the shooting at the Valencia Street residence of Mayor Belisle. Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvett confirmed today that the department is exploring a [...]

Territorial Volunteers Hit Back at P.M.

This afternoon, the leader of the Belize Territorial Volunteers, Wil Maheia, issued a video response to the pronouncements of Prime Minister Dean Barrow on the I.C.J. issue. Maheia also spoke [...]

Accountant Targeted in Palmar

A thirty-two-year-old accountant from San Jose Palmar Village in Orange Walk District was the victim of a shooting on Wednesday night.  Jose Oscar Santana says he was inside his yard [...]

Austin Williams in Gunman’s Crosshairs in Seine Bight

Austin Williams is tonight recovering at the Southern Regional Hospital, reportedly under police guard, following a shooting incident that occurred overnight in Seine Bight Village on the peninsula. Williams was [...]

Mistaken for Someone Else; Benjamin Reid Charged for Daniel Guardado Murder

As we reported on Wednesday, police arrested and charged Benjamin Reid for the murder of Daniel Guardado who was shot and killed on May fifth on Partridge Street Extension. Today, [...]

Will Sunshine Ask Again to Come In?

On Friday, Supreme Court Justice Courtney Abel crushed the hopes of Sunshine Holdings Limited to receive a share, or at the outside, all of the more than one hundred and [...]

P.M. Concedes Settlement Agreement Could Have Been Tighter

As has been noted, Sunshine Holdings did not get an exception in the 2015 settlement agreement for its debt as it was government-owned. The agreement explicitly obliged Government to take [...]

P.M. Does Not Support Embassy Moves but Cabinet Will Decide

On Monday, the United States inaugurated its embassy in Jerusalem, as the first country to relocate its headquarters from Tel Aviv, in the State of Israel.  On Wednesday, Guatemala followed [...]

Border Management Agency ‘Dragged Heels’ on Western Border Fence

Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, traveled to the western border on Wednesday to view firsthand security improvements that are taking place at the Benque/Melchor crossing point.  The infrastructure work [...]

In Honor of a Teacher

In light of teacher’s day celebration on Friday, we bring you a feature story of a young teacher described as an outstanding member of the Queen Square Anglican School teaching [...]

Belizeans Show Solidarity with Cuba

The average Belizean doesn’t know that much about the island nation of Cuba – perhaps that it is a socialist state in a mostly capitalist region of the world, or [...]

A Plan for the Old Capital

Over the years we have seen many instances of disruption to life in Belize City, as a result of mutually exclusive activities being forced to co-exist with each other – [...]

Work Starts ‘Soon’ on Dredging Yabra Canal

When last we left the situation of the Collet Canal, specifically the tributary that empties into the Caribbean Sea, the Belize City Council was beginning the process of draining out [...]

Picking Your Favorite Fisherman

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partner agencies want to recognize fisherfollks who are doing good work in the fishing industry. Two outstanding fishers will be awarded along with [...]

To Your Good Health

The Gateway Youth Center held its annual health fair today at the Constitution Park in Belize City. A number of the organizations shared informational pamphlets, interactive games, as well as [...]

Healthy Living: the Link between ‘Pressure’ and Salt

Reducing the use of salt is a priority for health officials in Belize to prevent and contain the risk of heart diseases. The focus this year on the occasion of [...]