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A Courier Survives a Bullet to the Head During Friday Evening Jacking

A law firm messenger was shot to the head on Friday evening on Saint Thomas Street in Belize City by a gunman who was monitoring his movements. The twenty-three-year-old was [...]

Crime, Featured | Jul 16, 2018 | 0Comments

 

Fire in the ‘Co-op’

Fire in the ‘Co-op’

A fire destroyed a part of the storage room at the Northern Fisherman Co-operative in Belize City over the weekend. The early morning fire was quickly contained from spreading to [...]...

A Pilot Escapes Grave Injury After Crash Landing Crop Duster in More Tomorrow

A Pilot Escapes Grave Injury After Crash Landing Crop Duster in More Tomorrow

There was a report of a downed aircraft this morning in the vicinity of More Tomorrow in the Cayo District.  On arrival at the scene of the crash, police discovered [...]...

A Motorcyclist Loses His Life on the Hummingbird Highway

A Motorcyclist Loses His Life on the Hummingbird Highway

Twenty-three-year-old Alberto Adelfonso lost his live on Sunday in a fatal road traffic accident along the Hummingbird Highway.  The Dangriga resident was a riding a motorcycle and upon nearing miles [...]...

A Wife is Questioned and Released Following Stabbing of a San Pedro Resident

A Wife is Questioned and Released Following Stabbing of a San Pedro Resident

A criminal investigation into the violent stabbing of Adrian Suarez remains ongoing even as his common-law wife has been released from detention.  Police say their investigation led to a search [...]...

A Minor is Detained for Tony’s Store Robbery, Police Are Seeking Two More

A Minor is Detained for Tony’s Store Robbery, Police Are Seeking Two More

Belize City police have made an arrest in the robbery of Tony’s Store on Daly Street in late-June.  A seventeen-year-old has been taken before the lower court after being busted [...]...

San Pedro Police Make Quick Arrest in Portofino Burglary

San Pedro Police Make Quick Arrest in Portofino Burglary

The Portofino Resort on north Ambergris Caye was burglarized in the early hours of Sunday morning by someone who broke into the main office and made off with a pair [...]...

Team Butler Wears the Garland in 2018 Cycling Federation Elections

Team Butler Wears the Garland in 2018 Cycling Federation Elections

The anticipated elections at the Cycling Federation took place over the weekend. It was long overdue because of legal challenges over who qualified to run. That out of the way, [...]...

Members of Integrity and Elections & Boundaries Commissions Sworn In

Members of Integrity and Elections & Boundaries Commissions Sworn In

Earlier this month, the Senate gave its nod to the appointment of the members of the Elections and Boundaries Commission as well as the new chair of the Integrity Commission. [...]...

Philip Willoughby is Appointed to the NICH Board

Philip Willoughby is Appointed to the NICH Board

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber confirmed two appointments within his ministries while at an event held today at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. Phillip Willoughby will be [...]...

Sapna Budhrani Appointed as President of NICH

Sapna Budhrani Appointed as President of NICH

The second appointment is also at NICH where there have been mounting concerns about the naming of Sapna Budhrani as the acting president even as she holds the position of [...]...

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Conferred with Order of Distinction

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Conferred with Order of Distinction

Immediately on his arrival today, the Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu was conferred with the Order of Distinction.  Wu, who is in country on a two-day visit [...]...

IMPACT Justice: 70 Cops Learn Conflict Resolution Techniques

IMPACT Justice: 70 Cops Learn Conflict Resolution Techniques

A five-day training course on conflict resolution for police officers began today in Belize City. The training is part of the Impact Justice project, a regional initiative in the Caribbean [...]...

Limited Funds Available for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

Limited Funds Available for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

Belize recently received a two hundred and fifty thousand U.S.-dollar donation from the U.S. Government for its referendum campaign on taking Guatemala’s territorial claim to the International Court of Justice. [...]...

G.O.B. Says Yes to I.C.J., But DPM Says Belizeans Not Crazy if They Vote No

G.O.B. Says Yes to I.C.J., But DPM Says Belizeans Not Crazy if They Vote No

Still on the issue of the referendum, Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington recently told the media that Belizeans have to be crazy if they vote NO in the I.C.J. referendum, scheduled [...]...

Political Spar Over Palapa Space in Buena Vista, Cayo

Political Spar Over Palapa Space in Buena Vista, Cayo

Tensions rose quickly today in Buena Vista Village, Cayo as police officers were called out to remove a group of P.U.P. officials from under a shed at Buena Vista Government [...]...

G.O.B. Recognizes Stakeholders for Their Help in Getting Barrier Reef off UNESCO In Danger List

G.O.B. Recognizes Stakeholders for Their Help in Getting Barrier Reef off UNESCO In Danger List

Public and private sector representatives were recognized today for their contributions towards the removal of the Belize Barrier Reef from the UNESCO list of world heritage sites in danger. It [...]...

Tropic Air to Fly to Caye Caulker Once More

Tropic Air to Fly to Caye Caulker Once More

Tropic Air announced the resumption of its flights to Caye Caulker.  In a statement today, President of the local airline John Grief the third said that “now that the renovations [...]...

National Sports Council Hands Over Cheque for Participation in CODICADER 2019

National Sports Council Hands Over Cheque for Participation in CODICADER 2019

A twenty-five thousand-dollar cheque was this morning handed over to the National Secondary Schools Sports Association and the Belize Association of Principals of Secondary Schools. It is the first half [...]...

Highlights of the Weekend in Sport

Highlights of the Weekend in Sport

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities…]...

Messenger Injured During Robbery on Saint Thomas Street

Messenger Injured During Robbery on Saint Thomas Street

Reports were received of a shooting incident this evening in Belize City for which one man, believed to be a messenger, was injured. Sometime around five o’clock rush hour, the [...]...

An Underground Oil Spill at Belize Natural Energy

An Underground Oil Spill at Belize Natural Energy

Personnel from Belize Natural Energy worked around the clock to avert any damage to the environment in Spanish Lookout where an oil spill occurred. The spill was caused by a [...]...

Civil Suit Against P.U.P. Area Rep Traversed to September Session of Supreme Court

Civil Suit Against P.U.P. Area Rep Traversed to September Session of Supreme Court

The civil suit against P.U.P. Orange Walk South Area Representative, Jose Abelardo Mai, was back before Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel today. Oral submissions were to be heard, however, there [...]...

CCJ Welcomes New President with Special Sitting

CCJ Welcomes New President with Special Sitting

The Caribbean Court of Justice held a special sitting today at its headquarters in Trinidad and Tobago. The solemn occasion, the first of two, was held to honour the court’s [...]...

Ministry of National Security Says Major Crimes on Downward Trend

Ministry of National Security Says Major Crimes on Downward Trend

The month of June saw the lowest number of murders; a fact that the Ministry of Police is recognizing in a release. But overall for the first six months of [...]...