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Almost half of remanded prisoners couldn’t afford bail

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 22. 2017–According to the Chief Executive Officer of the Belize Central Prison, Virgilio Murillo, almost half of the 474 persons who were remanded to prison during 2016 were there for bailable offences. [...]

Belizean woman knocked down and killed in Melchor

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 16, 2017 [...]

Economy shrank 0.8% in 2016, but 3% rebound forecast

BELMOPAN, Cayo, Mon. Mar. 13, 2017 [...]

“Ras Taka” Wade and “Paps” Panting executed: 11 children fatherless

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Tues. Mar. 8, 2017 [...]

Rise in gang-related incidents a concern, even as major crimes fall

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 1, 2017–Although preliminary crime data for the first two months of 2017 indicate that major crimes, including incidences of murder, are down, there is a troubling rise in gang-related crimes and particularly [...]

Spike in stomach flu grips hundreds in Stann Creek

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017 [...]