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An Accused Murderer is Granted Supreme Court Bail of $40,000

An unusual hearing took place today in the Supreme Court in which an accused murderer, waiting for a decision for two years, got bail.  Curtis Lamb will be out on [...]

Court of Appeal Sets Gareth Hemmans Free After Quashing his Sentence

At the Court of Appeal, thirty-three-year-old Gareth Hemmans Junior walked out a free man after the bench quashed his conviction this murder.  He had been sentenced to eight years in [...]

Corozal Town Council Employee is Flung from Garbage Truck to his Death

A father of a two-year-old girl lost his life in a freak accident while at work in Corozal. Thirty-two-year-old Jose Gomez was a sanitation worker for the Corozal Town Council [...]

Vital Stats Unit Has No Record of Belizean Born Educator

Complaints against the Vital Statistics Unit on Hyde’s Lane have been raging for years. We’ve heard horror stories of frustrated individuals who have waited for hours in long lines to [...]

No Proof of Citizenship? Re-registration Application Denied!

And while Joseph Bennett’s cannot re-register, the application for naturalized Belizean Jason Guerrero was rejected. Guerrero is also well known in Belize in the music industry and for his founding [...]

The I.C.J. Vote and the Elderly

Meet Anne Olivera; we found her and her peers, including a resident who is one hundred and five years old, at HelpAge on Wilson Street. They were attentively listening to [...]

DOE Steps Up Safe Management of Used Lead Acid Batteries

How much do you do know about the battery that powers up your car? Once it no longer works, you’re likely to discard of it. But the way you discard [...]

Venezuelan Ambassador says Opposition Leader Staging Coup D’etat

Political and economic pressures continue to mount on Nicolas Maduro, the embattled President of Venezuela. The South American country has been thrown into chaos and crisis over the past few [...]

Venezuelan Ambassador Reacts to European Position

Opposition politician Juan Guaido shot to fame on January twenty-third when he declared himself Venezuela’s interim president. Since then, Guaido has been getting the support of many powerful and influential [...]

Belize and Venezuela are ‘Close Friends’

We also asked the Venezuelan Ambassador about the diplomatic relations between Belize and Venezuela. The two countries have always enjoyed friendly and bilateral relations. But in a strange twist of [...]

No Arrests in Michael Gladden’s Murder Attempt

Thirty-year-old Michael Gladden needs public assistance in receiving as many as thirteen pints of blood if he is to survive a near-fatal ordeal that befell him on Wednesday night.  The [...]

Robbery at UNO Gas Service Station in Tower Hill

The newly installed UNO Gas Service Station in Tower Hill was targeted by thieves in the wee hours of today. Just before two a.m., security guards, Teodoro Jimenez and Francisco [...]

90 year-old Woman Tied and Gagged in Corozal Home Invasion

Two persons remain in police custody tonight in Corozal; they were caught shortly after a brazen broad daylight home invasion in the Santa Rita community of Corozal Town. The men [...]

Mexicans Freed for ATM Theft in Corozal

Up north in the Corozal Magistrate Court, three Mexicans were freed of theft charges by Magistrate Lionel Olivera.  The case against Belen Hernandez, Joscan Jafet Hernandez and Lionel Isaac Rodriguez [...]

6.6 Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico; Tremors Felt in Belize

A strong earthquake hit southern Mexico this morning. Fortunately, there is no reported loss of life or major injuries and infrastructural damage. The quake scared people, some evacuated their homes [...]

A Political Battle in Belama Phase Four

Tonight we have more from Belama Phase Four where several families were officially notified that they need to vacate from land sold to a Chinese businessman.  They were told that [...]