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Langdon’s maid & security charged for his death

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter Two people have been charged for the brutal murder of 71-year-old Lester Langdon, real estate broker and long time resident of San Pedro Town. Langdon’s maid, 22-year-old Mar?a del Carmen Maaz and his security guard, 22-year-old Mauricio Chiac, were arraigned in the Belize City […]

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Retaliatory shooting paralyses mother, injures friend while baby may lose arm

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter ne man is remanded at the Hattieville Prison and two remain on the run while a 23-year-old mother, her four month old baby and a family friend are being treated for gunshot wounds in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Brandell Michael, 20, of West […]

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Cops catch Hamze robbers red-handed

Belize City businessman Samir Hamze of Blue Marlin Avenue has been discharged from the hospital. One of his two assailants is under police guard at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital while the other is detained pending charges for two robberies in the Coral Groves area of the city. The first […]

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Father and pregnant daughter crushed to death

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter An Orange Walk man, his daughter and her unborn child died instantly when a red 18-wheeler truck loaded with landfill slammed into their gray Honda Accord around 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 21. The accident occurred between miles 15 and 16 on the Northern […]

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Annual Force lunch honours Belize’s soldiers

By William Ysaguirre – Staff Reporter It’s a humbling experience to serve others and it’s always made more meaningful at the holidays. Wednesday, December 21 was the first time for Minister of Defence, Cordel Hyde to feed hundreds of his troops as the Belize Defence Force held its annual Force […]

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Drunk driving cop pays $11,000 for teen’s life

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter The Supreme Court has ordered Police Inspector Cardinal Smith to pay $6,000 in fine and $5,000 compensation to the family of a teenage boy he killed while driving his police vehicle drunk. The Supreme Court has ordered Police Inspector Cardinal Smith to pay $6,000 […]

Editorial

Editorial (25.12.05)

By Harry Lawrence – Publisher The power struggle taking place between supporters of the Musa government over the role of the country’s two main ports is threatening to further erode PUP support at a critical time – so close to country-wide municipal elections in March 2006. Luke Espat, Manager of […]

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Novelos’, on the road again!

At its regular meeting on Saturday, December 10, the Belize Transport Board completed review of 29 applications for new bus road service permits and approved 12 applications whilst agreeing to defer a final decision on three others pending further review. Included in these approvals were temporary permits to National Transportation […]

Crime

Postman Brian Luna held for mail tampering

By Angel Novelo – Staff Reporter A postman accused of tampering with five pieces of mail, is out on $6,000.00 bail after appearing in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on Friday last. Brian Luna He is charged with opening five postal packages and destroying five others. He is now facing […]

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B.D.F. soldiers declare war on HIV/AIDS

By Renee Trujillo – Staff Reporter Four women and eight men of the Belize Defence Force are taking part in an HIV/AIDS workshop at the Best Western Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. The five day workshop which began on Monday, December 12 is being sponsored and coordinated by the United […]