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The price of rice!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2015–What does it have to do with the price of rice? It is an old adage which happens to be the center of an ongoing controversy that has arisen because an [...]

Police constable shot himself in the head

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2015–A number of residents of Olivera Street in the Lake Independence area came out of their homes tonight to watch as a number of police vehicles descended on their neighborhood. After [...]

Wife-beating man sentenced to 2 years in prison

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2015–A Ladyville man who was recently released from prison after serving a fourteen-month sentence was sentenced to two years in prison this morning when he appeared for sentencing before Chief Magistrate [...]

PUP will fight “scandalous” new PetroCaribe bill

BELMOPAN, Thurs. Mar. 26, 2015–Even before the budget debate got underway this morning, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dean Barrow tried to clear the air on a controversial new bill which had been circulated to [...]

Sugar City double murder; 2 teens die

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Mar. 23, 2015–A night of socializing quickly turned deadly for a pair of teenagers from Orange Walk Town, whose lives were cut short by a barrage of bullets that were fired in [...]

US Capital gets Big Creek tankers ready for oil export – but will it find oil in Sarstoon Temash?

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 23, 2015–Since last year, US Capital Energy has been exploring for oil inside the Sarstoon Temash National Park in Toledo, and although it has not yet declared a commercial oil find at [...]

Fraudsters target Placencia lands

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Mar. 20, 2015–Lands Commissioner Wilbert Vallejos and Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Natural Resources Sharon Ramclam told Amandala today that Lands authorities have calaled on the police to investigate five recently [...]

11-year-old dies after road accident in Ladyville

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 23, 2015 –The Olivera family of Ladyville is mourning the death of Austin Olivera, 12, a student of Stella Maris School in Belize City, who died last night at the Karl Heusner [...]

Jermaine Belgrave, 33, beats murder rap!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 19, 2015–Jermaine Belgrave, 33, a Taylor’s Alley resident, was acquitted of murder this afternoon after Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas, who heard the case without a jury, found that he could not [...]

Was child porn movie being filmed in Ladyville?

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Thurs. Mar. 19, 2015–Details concerning reports of the filming of a pornographic movie involving children that had allegedly been taking place at a house in Ladyville have been sketchy since the rumors surfaced [...]