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Maya triumphant!

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Apr. 22, 2015–The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) made major progress this week in brokering a resolution of a decade-old legal struggle between the Maya of Toledo and the Government of Belize when [...]

Bank of America severs relations with Belize Bank

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 23, 2015–Bank of America, the second largest bank in the US, has severed its correspondent banking relations with the Belize Bank, our largest commercial bank, which means that unless the Belize Bank [...]

Frank Castro, 38, shot dead in PG

PUNTA GORDA TOWN, Thurs. Apr. 23, 2015–Since being released from prison in early 2013 after spending 21 years behind bars, Frank Castro, 38, had been leading a virtually low-key life in his native hometown known as [...]

“Beaten like an animal” by fellow cops!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 23, 2015–Varied accounts of police abuse against civilians make the news on a regular basis, but this week, the peculiar news is that police officers allegedly violently abused one of their own. [...]

Tragic murder-suicide in Ladyville!

LADYVILLE, Mon. Apr. 20, 2015–Several friends stopped by the white 3-storey mansion on the Old Airport Road in Ladyville to visit their friends, the businessman Michael Estell, 54, and his common-law wife Coleen Michelle Sharp, 30, [...]

Mark King goes after Cordel Hyde!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 20, 2015–It caused a scene this morning when a group of police officers gathered on the basketball court that is located behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde building in the Lake Independence area [...]

Trial Farm pastor remanded for child pornography

TRIAL FARM, Orange Walk District, Mon. Apr. 20, 2015–Pastor Gerard Lopez, 60, a self-styled “pastor” who was to have headed the prospective Trial Farm Roca Del Poder Evangelical Church, but who did not have a license [...]

Catamaran captain executed in front of teen niece

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Apr. 20, 2015–A weekend of violence has claimed the life of one man, who was one of five persons who were shot in the city between Friday and Saturday nights. Vern Magdaleno, 35, [...]

$500,000 stolen from Treasury!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Apr. 16, 2015–Prime Minister Dean Barrow confirmed to the local media today that as much as $500,000 has been siphoned from the Government’s Treasury Department in Belize City. The alarming incident came to [...]

“Santi” surrenders Caribbean Shores!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. April 16, 2015–The much-anticipated political face-off between Belize City Mayor, Darrell Bradley and Caribbean Shores area representative, Hon. Santiago “Santino” Castillo, Jr., will never see the light of day, since Castillo announced today [...]