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Ministry of Works Employee Murdered in Alleged Drug Deal Gone Wrong

An employee of the Ministry of Works was gunned down in Orange Walk Town on Wednesday night.  Darren Gentle was inside a vehicle when he met his death.  The vehicle [...]

One Suspect Being Sought for Darren Gentle’s Murder

While persons in the area have provided account of what they saw, Investigators say that Darren Gentle was in the presence of another individual and that the pair drove up [...]

Another Murder in O.W.: John Doe is Bludgeoned to Death in Cemetery

Even as investigations continue on the murder of Darren Gentle, this afternoon the body of another murdered man was found at the Orange Walk cemetery.  At this time, he is [...]

Jaime Marin is Charged for Deadly Attack on His Cousins

This morning, Jaime Marin, was escorted to court for arraignment for the murder of his cousin, Isaac Marin and a slew of other charges. Seventeen-year-old Isaac was stabbed on Tuesday [...]

Closing Arguments Continue in Danny Mason Trial

The murder trial of William Danny Mason and the other four men accused of killing Pastor Llewellyn Lucas continued today with closing arguments inside the Belmopan Supreme Court.  The trial [...]

Dexter Todd: No Compelling Evidence Against Danny Mason

You have heard about the D.P.P.’s closing arguments on how Pastor Lucas was killed as a joint enterprise between Mason and the other accused men.  Late on Wednesday, Mason’s attorney, [...]

Faber Congratulates Women Candidates Panton and Williams

The U.D.P. is gearing up for its national convention in February 2020 so this week there was a buzz of activity to met deadlines. . Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton [...]

Where is Faber’s Slate?

While a few area representatives and standard bearers have come forward in support of John Saldivar’s candidacy for Deputy Party Leader, Faber has remained fairly quiet about his support base.  [...]

Was Philloughby Being Duplicitous with John and Patrick?

It is no secret that Patrick Faber and John Saldivar joined forces in November of last year to ensure that Phillip Willoughby won his seat as standard bearer for the [...]

Peyre is the Man for the Job – Patrick Faber

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte is also running for the position of chairman of the United Democratic Party.  He is being backed by incumbent presiding officer Alberto August.  Both Saldivar and [...]

Faber Says Mark King’s Application for Chairman is a Joke

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has submitted his application for U.D.P. Party Chairman to succeed Alberto August, who has served in that post since 2013 and is going down a notch [...]

Medical Congress in Belize Focuses on Emergency Care

This year’s medical congress is being held here in Belize City for two days and is focusing on emergency medicine. “Multidisciplinary Approach to Emergency Medicine” is the theme of the [...]

M.O.H. Monitoring Dengue Epidemic as Rainy Season in Full Swing

The dengue epidemic has fortunately been on a downward trend over the past few weeks. Last week, the lowest number of new clinically-confirmed cases since the start of the year, [...]

Transforming the Traditional Way of Socializing Young Men

Traditionally, young men are expected not to show emotions and be tough. But is this having a negative effect and is it contributing to violence? The CARICOM secretariat is holding [...]

It’s Harvest Season; the YWCA Gives Thanks

It is the time of the year to give thanks for the harvest; over at the YWCA, the preschool children and everyone else were today offering gifts in many forms, [...]

Healthy Living: Best Time for the Flu Shot

Did you know that this is the best time of year to get your flu shot? As the rains have poured down the past few days and the expected cooler [...]