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At the Supreme Court, Deon Bruce gets permission to apply to the Court of Appeal

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:05
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– This morning, following submissions by his attorney, Anthony Sylvestre, in the Supreme Court of Justice Michelle Arana, Deon Bruce was granted permission by Justice Arana to appeal his case to the Belize Court of […]

NTUCB threatens Mayor Bernard Wagner

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:04
NTUCB/CWU’s Floyd Neal has some questions to answer; does     he have a hidden agenda with respect to City Hall? BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– The National Trade Union Congress of Belize (NTUCB) has written Belize City mayor, His Worship, […]

Diana Alford says NO to GAF on way to Sarstoon Island

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:04
2 First Place winners in 3rd Annual Sarstoon Eco Challenge BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– Reports from Toledo from Belize Territorial Volunteers leader Wil Meheia are that some 22 paddlers, 18 males (2 per kayak) and 4 females (1 […]

Anke Doehm, 56, seeking court’s permission to consult doctor in US

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:04
BELIZE CITY, Fri. Sept. 14, 2018– American national, Anke Doehm, 56, who has been indicted on a charge of cruelty to a child in connection with the death of her 13-year-old adopted daughter, Faye Lin Cannon, which occurred in July […]

Dean Russell Lindo, S.C., first UDP leader, dead at 86

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– Attorney Dean Russell Lindo, S.C., who was the first leader of the now ruling United Democratic Party (UDP), passed away at 3:25 p.m. today at his Buttonwood Bay home. He was 86. Lindo’s family […]

Three men caught after allegedly robbing Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Saturday afternoon, around 2:30, while the Expo was taking place at the ITVET compound, three masked men robbed Fantaxia Restaurant on Queen Charlotte Street, not far from where they live. The men:  Tyrone […]

Verdes take lead; Bandits still undefeated at Week 6 of PLB 2018-2019 Opening Season

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– It looks like a two-horse race at Week 6 of the Premier League of Belize (PLB) 2018-2019 Opening Season, as defending champions Belmopan Bandits SC are still undefeated, but after their contested draw with […]

15-year-old escapes rape attempt by kidnapper

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Saturday at about 3 p.m., a 15-year-old girl was walking on Holy Emmanuel Street, going towards La Croix Boulevard, when she was kidnapped and taken to Homeland Memorial Park on the George Price […]

Weekend Billiards Tournament in ‘Griga

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:02
DANGRIGA, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– This past weekend in Dangriga Town, the Hon. Frank “Papa” Mena Individual Pool Tournament at Aba Isieni Cool Spot had 22 players from across Stann Creek District partaking. The winners are:  Enfield Coleman in first […]

Breakdown of the re-registration process

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Sept. 17, 2018– On Friday, the Elections and Boundaries Department held a press conference at which they presented a breakdown of the data collected during the re-registration process. As of August 31, about 59.25%, or 121,496, of […]

US President Trump names Belize as a major drug transit point

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:05
Belize is named among 20 other countries BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 12, 2018– On the heels of last weekend’s capture of a plane that was loaded with an estimated US$7 million worth of cocaine which Belizean officials said originated in […]

Victor Hernandez, 18, charged for accidentally killing coworker

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:04
4 ½ MILES, GEORGE PRICE HIGHWAY, Tues. Sept. 11, 2018– On Monday of last week at about 10 p.m., Jeffrey Hernandez, 21, was cleaning the inside of a cement mixer at his worksite at AP Enterprise Cement Block Factory when […]

Drug plane lands

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:04
Senior Supt. David Chi, Corporal Norman Anthony and 3 others remanded on charges related to 556 kilos of cocaine, estimated at US$7 million BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 13, 2018– This morning, five men, including two police officers, were taken to […]

BzSA holds 8th Annual National Championship Regatta on September 8-9 in Caye Caulker

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:04
Adya Teck emerges as National Optimist Champ; Trent Hardwick dominates as National Laser Champ BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 12, 2018– The Belize Sailing Association (BzSA) held its 8th Annual National Championship Regatta on September 8-9, 2018, hosted by the Caye […]

Kortco Belize Ltd. jacked over $800,000

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:03
4 thieves cut through 3 steel doors to reach the money while the 2 security guards were patrolling the rest of the free zone compound BENQUE VIEJO DEL CARMEN, Cayo District, Thurs. Sept. 13, 2018-  At press time tonight, word […]

Sedi Elrington no longer cutting edge

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:03
Understand, it will happen to everyone if they live long enough. I don’t have a direct line to Claudia Cayetano, so I can’t ask her the pertinent questions. Kathy Esquivel has some knowledge of these things but I wouldn’t expect […]

Belize 4-0 over Bahamas in Nations League qualifier

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 12, 2018– In the Concacaf Nations League qualifier at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium on Friday night, September 7, Belize lived up to our higher Concacaf ranking (#24 to Bahamas #31), as the Jaguars posted a 4-0 […]

Premium Wines robbed of over $57,000

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:03
BELIZE CITY, Wed. Sept. 12, 2018– On Friday, September 7, Premium Wines, a well-known store at 166 Newtown Barracks that specializes in the sale of fine wines and other liquors, was raided by robbers who looted the store of an […]

Steven Gomez, 23, sentenced to 11 years for manslaughter

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:02
BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Sept. 13, 2018– A prison sentence of 11 years was imposed today by Justice Francis Cumberbatch on Steven Gomez, 23, a resident of Unitedville, who was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter in the […]

Musings by the Curious Non-conformist

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:02
I’m sure we all know that our beautiful Belize is about to celebrate its 37th year of Independence! We gained this status of independence peacefully, unlike any of our Central American neighbors, who have a history marred by full-blown civil […]