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Crime / Social

Shot in the eye… Victim accuses Biscayne siblings

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter Thursday April 22. The Supreme Court trial of Alpheus Gillett and his sister, Velda, for shooting their Biscayne Village neighbour in the eye is expected to go to the jury today, Friday. The jury, six women and three men, will determine if it was […]

General / Social

Two families homeless after Pickstock fire

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Two families were left homeless but fortunately no one was injured by a fire which completely destroyed two buildings at #33 and #35 Pickstock Street around 7:15 A.M. Monday, April 18. The fire reportedly began in the kitchen of the lower flat of a […]

FrontPage / General

N.T.U.C.B. wants Musa to resign


Belizeans revolt!

By William Ysaguiire & Ann-Marie Williams Ninety-eight people were arrested, four hospitalised, of whom three were shot and one stabbed. Eight police officers were wounded and a soldier, in what will go down in history as the biggest revolt against the Belize government since the Heads of Agreement in 1981. […]

Crime / Editorial / FrontPage

Musa blames Barrow

By Ann-Marie Williams – News Editor One of the many acts of blame Prime Minister Musa administered on Opposition Leader Dean Barrow during his 80-minute press conference Thursday morning in Belize City. He started out by condemning the looting, vandalism and rioting that took place on Wednesday around 7:35P.M. in […]

Editorial / FrontPage / Sports


By Harry Lawrence – Publisher The violence of Wednesday night, the looting and rock-throwing only serve to distract from the focus of what the Trade Union Congress of Belize and other civil organisations have set out to do – obtain the resignation of Prime Minister Said Musa. The violence is […]

Crime / Social / Sports

Police killed with his own revolver, partner charged with murder

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter A 26-year-old, Belizean mother, Josepha Choc, was on Tuesday arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate Reports say Choc allegedly shot her common-law-husband, P.C.# 879, Benedicto Salam to death. Police were called to the couple

FrontPage / General

Diagnostic Centre upgrades with open MRI system

The Belize Diagnostic Centre has acquired the first and only MRI system in Belize. The addition of the GE Signa Profile Open MRI complements and extends the range of high quality diagnostic services to their imaging base of CAT scan, Ultrasound, Mammogram and X-Ray machines. The Belize Diagnostic Centre is […]

FrontPage / Social

Dry spell prompts drive to save water

Weather Bureau officials are reporting record low water levels in rivers and ground water tables and farmers and tourist resort operators have been told to conserve water. The National Meteorology Service reports the lowest river levels for Belize since 1998. Most areas of Belize can expect to be affected by […]

FrontPage / Social

U.B. signs research agreement with the Smithsonian Centre

The University of Belize has formalised a co-operation pact with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Centre with the signing of a Memorandum of understanding on Thursday last, March 31. The MOU provides for co-operation through such activities as exchange of faculty and staff, joint research activities and publications, participation in seminars […]