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  • Digicell inches a step closer to regaining prestigious Belize City Softball Title

    The Digicell Senior Female Softball Team, moved a step closer in regaining the prestigious Belize City Senior Female softball title, that it lost four years ago when it defeated Beacon, in an extra inning game by the score of 13-12 to take game one in the...
  • Fatal Accident claims life of 19-year-old

    On Sunday, August 6, 2017, police responded to the scene of an accident at the Crooked Tree Village junction at Mile 31 on the Philip Goldson Highway. There they saw the body of a Creole female lying on the right side of the highway. The victim identifie...
  • 26 Belizean students receive Taiwanese Scholarships

    The Taiwanese-Belizean relationship has, for years, been one that aside from economic development, promotes educational advancement. A total of 334 Belizean students have been lucky enough to have been selected over the course of many years to study in va...
  • The Blue Concas pitches on the Civic Center

    The PUP Blue Concas Syndrome has started to flare up again. This time it is over the almost completed brand new Belize Civic Center, that has them all hot and flustered. In particular it is the plans for the management of the Civic Center that is causing ...
  • New outpost inaugurated in Chiquibul

    On Monday July 31st, the Forestry Department, Belize Defence Force and the Friends for Conservation and Developmment (FCD) inaugurated a new outpost in the Chiquibul to curb the various threats facing the forests. Coming at a value of 115 thousand dolla...
  • Market improvements at Show Grounds in Belmopan

    For the second weekend in a row, the Department of Agriculture has spearheaded a successful market day to the benefit of farmers and customers alike near the Belmopan area. The National Agriculture Show Grounds, with additional infrastructural improvement...
  • Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation Presents Draft Update to the National Tourism Policy

    Over 90 public, private and civil sector tourism stakeholders attended a presentation of the draft update to the National Tourism Policy held in Belize City on August 3, 2017. Dr. Richard Denman, the consultant contracted for the revision process, present...
  • Crime Stoppers training Belizean law enforcement personnel

    An international team of officers are now being trained in the Nation’s Capital to be proactive about crime. Some 20 Belize Police officers, 5 customs officers and 10 Guatemalans are being trained by a Crime Stoppers Regional initiative, with the help o...
  • Shyne in Sports and Music

    Most will agree that sports and music are two productive and safe ways to develop young people and Music Ambassador, Shyne Barrow, knows this all too well as he continues to promote both for the betterment of Belize’s youth. Most recently Shyne has bee...
  • UB President Assumes Leadership of the Council of Central American Universities - CSUCA

    Belmopan, University of Belize. President Clement Sankat of the University of Belize has assumed the Vice Presidency of Consejo Superior Universitario Centroamericano (CSUCA - Central American Higher Education Council in English) for this academic year (...
  • Adjournment in the case of Hard Rock’s murder

    On June 15, 2017, 3 weeks after the murder of 42-year-old Andrew Ian “Hard Rock” Bennett, police arrested and charged 26-year-old Belize City resident, David Richard Arnold, for his murder. Bennett, who was loved by many, was executed in cold blood o...
  • Attacker out on bail after fracturing a man’s jaw

    A Santa Barbara Street man, 29-year-old Jonathan Figueroa, has been accused of fracturing another man’s jaw after an incident ensued on Youth for the Future Drive. The incident that has left 22-year-old Alexander Vasquez hospitalized occurred on June 11...
  • Father crushes toddler with an SUV near Spanish Lookout

    A family near Spanish Lookout is still trying to come to terms with the loss of their youngest child. A fourteen month old toddler was crushed by an SUV at about 4:00 pm on the Iguana Creek Road in Spanish Lookout last Thursday. Stephen Hochstetler had ...
  • Bail for manslaughter charge

    At a Special bail hearing at the Supreme Court on Thursday, August 3, 2017 where he was represented by attorney Peta Gar Bradley, Justice Denis S. Hanomansingh granted bail to 29-year-old Cayo resident Errol Smith. Smith was accused of beating up his frie...
  • Burglar is set free in unsafe conviction

    Roger Bradley, previously convicted for several crimes of dishonesty, is a free man despite being convicted of a home burglary which occurred in 2014. On March 25, 2014, Bradley was convicted of burglarizing the home of Launa Sosa located on Freetown Roa...
  • Two women found with ammunition in Benque

    Police found a sizeable amount of bullets in the peaceful town of Benque Viejo del Carmen last Friday. An alert police officer observed two women, Shanice Monique Flowers, 25 years and her companion, Robin Tameka Whitaker, 18 years, acting suspiciously by...
  • Shooting on Cleghorn Street leaves minor and woman hospitalized

    Police visited the KHMH Emergency Room on Monday August 7, 2017 where they saw Fiona Spain, a 35-year-old Belizean domestic, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the right lower back and a 14-year old Belizean male student suffering from apparent g...
  • Chinese businesswoman injured during robbery

    Police visited Brother’s Store in Lords bank Village on August 7, 2017 where Chun Mie Lui, a Belizean Chinese businesswoman, reported that three men entered her store. One of the men, armed with a 9 mm firearm, demanded cash and hit her with the firearm...
  • Consultant on bail for a count of sexual assault

    A Consultant for James Brodie & Company Ltd. was granted Supreme Court bail for the offense of sexual assault allegedly committed against a 15-year-old girl from Western Belize. Fredy Espinosa, 32-years-old, appeared before Supreme Court judge Denis S. Ha...
  • Octogenarian killed in Orange Walk

    Police have found Gregorio De Leon, an 85 year-old retiree, dead inside his Orange Walk Town home. The cops believe at this time that he was killed when an assailant or assailants went to rob him in his own house. On Friday August 4, at around 8 a.m., hi...