latest news headlines

US businessman with Caribbean offshore accounts jailed for conspiring to commit tax, bank fraud.

WASHINGTON, DC, USA , The United States Department of Justice says a Florida businessman with offshore accounts in Belize and the Cayman Islands has been sentenced to 57 months in prison for conspiring to commit tax and bank fraud.

- - JM

Salvadorans fleeing street gangs find safety in Belize village.

Set up to shelter civil war refugees during the turbulent 1980s, the Valley of Peace is now welcoming Central Americans fleeing violent crime.

- UN - INT