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Death Visited Philmore King at Residence in Hattieville

A Hattieville man was executed at his house in the village over the weekend. Before eight o’clock on Saturday morning, twenty-six-year-old Philmore King was shot to the back of his [...]

Father Accidentally Turns Pellet Gun on Baby Son; Will Charges Be Filed?

A most troubling report came out of the quiet village of Gales Point Manatee this weekend when it was discovered that a newborn had been injured in the lower back [...]

1 Held for Brazen Home Invasion, Shooting of Eugene Henderson Jr.

A third shooting on Saturday involved twenty-three-year-old Eugene Henderson Junior who has been transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The Burrell Boom resident was in Roaring Creek with family [...]

Di Creole Wagans Latest Target of Thieves

There has been a surge in dangerous daylight robberies of various stores in the downtown area of the City. In the past two weeks, Hofius, Nacho World, and M and [...]

¼ Million Dollars for Brenae Timmons, Victim of Iron Gate

Brenae Timmons, now five years old, was crushed by a heavy iron gate on the compound of the Pickstock Development Association, steps away from the Lake Independence Public Library where [...]

Pickstock Development Assn. and Contractor to Blame, But Will They Pay?

But it will not be as easy to collect the funds, as according to Musa, the Association, led by executive director Barbara Elrington, and Espat have made no overtures of [...]

Mek Mi Rich Litigants Back in Court

The Court of Appeal kicked off its June session this morning with the long-awaited appeal of Belize Telemedia Limited against Curtis Swasey. It concerns Swasey’s charge, made in 2015, that [...]

Did B.T.L. Illegally Share Confidential Information?

B.T.L.’s attorney Magalie Perdomo tried to persuade the Court of Appeal panel, as they had failed to do in the lower court, that Swasey’s idea was never truly his own. [...]

Mayor Tops Councilor to Join P.U.P. Ticket in Orange Walk East

Tonight we have news from both major political. The race to represent Orange Walk East in 2020 was a hotly contested campaign between P.U.P. Mayor Kevin Bernard and Councilor Josue [...]

Boots, Castro Confirm Others Want to Stand for U.D.P. Leader

Within the United Democratic Party, there is news that Corozal North’s Hugo Patt is offering himself for leadership of the party, but Patt says he has made no decision.  While, [...]

Boots Vows Third Time Will Not Be Charm for Gilroy Usher in Port

Long-time U.D.P. area rep for Port Loyola Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez thinks the P.U.P. made a mistake in endorsing Gilroy Usher for the Port. Martinez is retiring from electoral politics, but [...]

Off-Duty Policeman Shot; Shooters Evaded 3 Police Checkpoints

A police officer was shot while off-duty on Saturday night in the Victoria Street neighborhood.  Sergeant Shawn Walton was seated inside his vehicle when multiple shots were fired within proximity [...]

Nimrod Fitzgibbon Laywaited by Gunman near School

Twenty-seven-year-old Nimrod Fitzgibbon is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg after coming under attack by a lone gunman on Sunday morning.  He was returning home on bicycle after [...]

Mennonite Teacher Trapped by Overturned Carriage, Drowns in New Land

A freak accident in the Corozal District has resulted in a teacher losing his life on Saturday morning.  Thirty-eight-year-old Isaac Nicholi, a Mennonite educator of New Land Community, was killed [...]

Life Sentences Times 4 for Brian Hyde

In April, a jury found him guilty of killing the family that took him in from Belize. Today, twenty-two-year-old Brian Omar Hyde learned that he will spend the rest of [...]

M.O.E. Begins Handouts of School Subsidy Countrywide

The Ministry of Education handed out close to three hundred thousand dollars in education subsidies for four-hundred and thirty-nine students in Rural Belize and four-hundred and ninety-six students in Belize [...]

Standard Accreditation for a Safer World

Saturday, June ninth is recognized as World Accreditation Day. It is a global initiative that was established by the International Accreditation Forum and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation to raise [...]

Citrus Growers Share Experience

One of the accredited organizations at today’s forum is the Citrus Growers Association.  Its Citrus Research and Education Institute’s plant pathology diagnostic lab is the first and only laboratory in [...]

P.M. Gets Award from OCEANA, Coalition

Prime Minister  on Saturday received a special award from Oceana in Belize and the Belize Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage at the Belize Biltmore Plaza. The sculpture of a [...]

Over-40 Football Tops Sports Monday

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