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Mother & 2 Young Children Perish in Antelope Street Fire

Several persons lost their lives over the extended weekend and we’ll have these stories for you later. But we begin our newscast tonight with this morning’s inferno on Antelope Street [...]

Tehje Vaughn is Denied Bail in Shooting Death of Charles Canton

This morning in the lower courts, the daughter of a well-known city councilor was denied bail when she was brought up on a charge of manslaughter by negligence.  Tehje Vaughn [...]

Police: Adrian Pook was the Intended Target of Shooting, Despite Other Reports

A man was shot dead near his house by a gunman who hid under the victim’s back step.  While there are reports that the deceased was not the intended target, [...]

Anthony Carballo Junior Arraigned for Murder of Sylvian Swift

Today in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court, Anthony  Carballo Junior, was arraigned on a charge of murder for the killing last week Thursday of thirty-year-old Silvian Swift on Antelope Street.  [...]

Man Walks Free from Rape and Murder Charge of Infant Stepdaughter

Twenty-two-year-old Everald Martinez, who was charged with rape and murder of his seventeen-month-old stepdaughter, walked out of the courtroom a free man today.  Martinez had spent five years behind bars [...]

Belize Files I.C.J. Memorial Asserting Sovereignty Over Sapodilla Cayes

Belize has submitted a Memorial to the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) in The Hague, in the ongoing sovereignty dispute over the Sapodilla Cayes with Honduras. G.O.B. says that the [...]

Survey Reveals Half of King Charles’ Realms Would Choose Republic Status, Belize Split on Monarchy

A recent poll conducted by former Conservative deputy chairman Lord Michael Ashcroft, has revealed that almost half of the countries in King Charles’ realms, including Canada and Australia, would choose [...]

Brads Boledo License is Officially Cancelled

The lucrative contract to administer the nightly Boledo, as well as the Sunday Lottery Draw, has been cancelled.  The termination of that agreement which was granted to Brads Gaming Group [...]

How’s the LIU Faring Off?

The Leadership Intervention Unit, despite its effort at working closely with gang members to change their lives and circumstances, is going through a rough patch.  L.I.U. Chairman William Dawson passed [...]

Police Carry Out Interventions to Quell Intra-gang Rivalries

According to ComPol Williams, several interventions have been done in an attempt to quell recent flare ups among the gangs.  Efforts have also been made to prevent reprisals in the [...]

Jervis Valencia Claims Police are Bullying Him in Hospital

Jervis Valencia, also a member of the Leadership Intervention Unit, was shot a little over a week ago, as he was reportedly returning to his neighborhood following an L.I.U. activity.  [...]

ComPol Says Confiscated Weed Edibles were Properly Handed Over

Were the confiscated cannabis edibles that created chaos at Saint Luke’s Methodist last week properly handed over as evidence to the police department?  That’s the question that was put to [...]

Minister Requeña Details Sunday’s Traffic Mishap

Oscar Requeña, the Area Representative for Toledo West, was involved in a traffic mishap on Sunday night that left several villages in Toledo without electricity for a short period. Reports [...]

Haitian National Sets Himself on Fire, but Survives

While there was loss of lives in this morning’s fire on Antelope Street Extension, a Haitian national is in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital having survived a [...]

Two-Storey House Destroyed in Jane Usher Blvd Fire

There was also a fire in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City on Sunday; fortunately, no one was injured in that blaze. But the National Fire Service is [...]

Mayan Garden Resort Goes Up in Flames

There were several other fires reported over the extended weekend. In Orange Walk, the Mayan Garden Resort on the Philip Goldson Highway, popularly known for its buffalo burgers, went up [...]

Over 34,000 People Attended National Agriculture & Trade Show

The three-day trade show that Belizeans across the country look forward to in Belmopan is now history, but even under the sweltering heat, this year’s attendance surpassed last year’s. The [...]

UN Habitat’s New Urban Planning Agenda Launched in Belize

Belize is the first Central American country to adapt U.N. Habitat’s Our City Plans tool kit. This morning, the Ministry of Local Government, in collaboration with U.N. Habitat, launched a [...]

Pro Cyclist Kaya Cattouse Makes History in Cozumel, Mexico

Goodnight, and welcome to this special edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. Belize hosted the Eighth Central American Cricket Championship Tournament over the weekend. The four-day event saw [...]