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Mario Huezo – prime suspect in his parents’ murder – is captured in southern Belize

A husband and wife were savagely stabbed to death inside their house in Orange Walk Town. The bodies of Rafael and Mario Huezo were found on Monday morning sending shock [...]

Three-year-old Isaias Lobos Perishes in Silk Grass Fire

Tragedy struck a family in Silk Grass, Stann Creek District, on Monday afternoon. Omar and Efijenia Lobos lost their three-year old son in a fire that totally gutted their small [...]

Attempted Murder Caught on Camera; Christopher Guild Remains Critical

There was a shooting in the dead of the night in Belize City on Monday.  A thirty-six year old resident, Christopher Guild, was heading to Freetown Road when he came [...]

Densmore Bowman was Chopped to Death

A post mortem examination conducted on the remains of thirty-four year old Densmore Bowman show he died a horrible death; he was hacked to death. The death certificate states that [...]

Police Officer Charged with Theft

A police constable is in plenty trouble with the law. Twenty-two-year-old constable of Esperanza Village, Nadir Rayon Mendoza, was charged for theft when he appeared in court today. He was [...]

License Gillnet Users Support Ban of ‘Destructive’ Gear

There are some in-roads being made in respect of the eventual ban of gillnets. As you know, the government has endorsed the continued use of the fish gear on the [...]

Banana Enterprises Take Island Holdings to Court Over Dredging Contract

Banana Enterprises Limited, a subsidiary of the Big Creek Group, is taking Island Holdings Limited, the parent company for Harvest Caye, to court for non-payment, following a business deal turned [...]

Banana Enterprises Loses Major Money on Dredge

According to Flores, Banana Enterprises lost significant money on the deal since the dredge has failed to serve the purpose that it was initially purchased for.   Zaid Flores, Managing [...]

Fuel Prices to go up at midnight

At midnight tonight, consumers will be spending more on three types of fuels. The price for regular gasoline, kerosene and diesel will be going up. Regular gasoline will increase slightly [...]

Drought woes for Sugar Cane Industry

A few months ago we told you about the drought that has hit the north. It has affected several different crops, and one of the hardest hit, is the sugarcane. [...]

BCCI writes to CEO in requesting documents for the contract of the Coastal Road

Since the signing of a huge contract of one hundred and thirty-three point two million dollars for the Coastal Road between Government and Imer Hernandez, serious concerns have been raised. [...]

BCCI is Concerned that Momentum has been lost in Implementation of UNCAC

Another thorny issue is the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. The Chamber along with the unions and NGOs were critical in the push to its signing three years ago but [...]

Fire Guts House in Belize City

A house was gutted by fire on Monday night in Belize City. The fire broke out after eleven o’clock in the CET Site area of Saint Martin’s in the Old [...]

A BDF is injured in a freak accident as he cleans an M16

A B.D.F. soldier had to be rushed for medical treatment to the Southern Regional  Hospital  after sustaining injuries in a freak and dangerous accident. Twenty -one year old soldier, Macario [...]

Businessman busted with contraband on Coney Drive

There was a bust of contraband goods here on Coney Drive. The list of items includes wines, vodka, whiskey and cigars, popular goodies especially at this time of the year. [...]