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Jalacte Resident Murdered near the Dump Site Area

Two murders were recorded in less than seventy-two hours in Toledo District. On Saturday morning, as Punta Gorda Police responded to a call of a burglary near the dump site [...]

Retired Teacher is Murdered in Eldridgeville

This afternoon, reports surfaced of yet another murder in the southernmost district of Toledo; this time, in Eldridgeville. Information to our newsroom is that police visited a house in that [...]

William Orellana is Crushed in a Freak Accident

There was also loss of life in the west over the weekend. In a freak accident, around nine-thirty p.m. on Friday, police were called to a work site just outside [...]

4 Men & a Minor are Arraigned for the Attempted Murder of Dorian August

Four men and a minor will be spending Christmas behind bars after they were arraigned late this afternoon for attempted murder. Delroy Flowers, Bernard Lynch, Oliver Solis, Clive Stanford and [...]

A Disturbing Report of the Rape of a Minor by a Taxi Driver

A most disturbing report of the rape of a minor was made over the weekend in Belize City.  The sixteen-year-old girl says she was beaten and raped by a taxi [...]

A Bill for an Act to Amend the International Banking Act

The upper house met this morning in a final session for 2019, to vote on the passage of legislation having to do with a slew of motions, including international banking.  [...]

A New Insurance Fund for Depositors is on the Horizon

The establishment of a Deposit Insurance Corporation, as well as a Deposit Insurance Fund, was also brought before parliament for second reading.  The purpose of that piece of legislation is [...]

“Borrowers Should Keep an Eye on Interest Rates” – Dr. Zab

The issue of its effect, if any, on existing domestic interest rates was also raised by the opposition.  Senator, Doctor Louis Zabaneh referred to interest rates from a decade ago [...]

Rear Admiral John Borland Eyed for Chief of Defense Staff

Since retiring from the Belize Coast Guard a few weeks ago, Rear Admiral John Borland has not returned to private life.  In fact, he is preparing for a new post [...]

Chief of Defense Staff to Serve at PM Barrow’s Pleasure

In his capacity as Chief of Defense Staff, Rear Admiral Borland will serve at the satisfaction of Prime Minister Barrow, but he will not have a working mandate to oversee [...]

Godwin Hulse Addresses Gender-based Violence in Senate

Senator Godwin Hulse, whose son was arrested and charged last week for an alleged domestic violence offense, addressed the upper chamber on adjournment today.  He spoke of the incident involving [...]

Law Enforcement Personnel Come under Gunfire by Alleged Contrabandistas

A police constable and a B.D.F. corporal were shot by suspected contrabandistas on the Rio Hondo River in Santa Cruz Village, Orange Walk District. Around eight-thirty p.m. on December twenty-second, [...]

U.S. Tourists are Targeted by Armed Robbers in North End of San Pedro

Two groups of U.S. nationals were robbed on the north end of San Pedro on Friday morning. Visitor Paul Maurl reported that around ten a.m., he and his family left [...]

A Security Guard is Mugged at his Worksite

In Belize City, security guard Denzel Halliday was also robbed of over a hundred and fifty dollars while on duty at the Belize District Education Centre on Mahogany Street Extension. [...]

What’s Up With UNCAC?

The ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption by Belize in 2016 was commemorated earlier this month, amid criticism that government hasn’t done much by moving the process forward.  [...]

Sean Arnold Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Drug

Sean Arnold, who recently became a father, will have to find money for more than just pampers after pleading guilty to possession of a controlled drug. Today, before Chief Magistrate [...]

Steven Mejia on Bail for Burglary

Also in court was Steven Mejia. He recently pleaded guilty to being a member of a gang, but today he was hauled before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser for a charge [...]

The Spirit of Christmas with B.E.L.

Throughout the year, Belize Electricity Limited contributes to several initiatives in which employees volunteer to assist schools, churches, and other organizations across the country. During the month of December, a [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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