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Another Murder in the Old Capital

Gang warfare is intensifying in the Old Capital and bodies are piling up; there have been eight murders in five days; three of them in the city and four in [...]

Minor to Be Charged for Murder of Troy Cole

Less than twelve hours before the murder of Cocom, a well known street figure, Troy Cole, was gunned down near his home on Gibnut Street in south side Belize City. [...]

BHPL Responds to Allegations in Wake of Murder

The murder of Troy Cole on Wednesday morning in Belize City is mired in controversy, particularly because Cole’s family and the Belize Police Department are alleging that he was refused [...]

No Updates in Gambis Execution

But in the murder of Glen “Gambis” Williams, police say that they need the public’s assistance in finding a grey four-door Lincoln that was used by the shooter in the [...]

ACP Williams Speaks on Murder Spike

According to our records, to date, there have been fifty-three murders since the start of the year; thirteen of those homicides were in Belize City and all but on one [...]

Refused Medical Attention – Gunshot Victim Succumbs

The murder count went up by another two in the past twelve hours but since Saturday, a total of seven persons have been brutally murdered in the Belize and Cayo [...]

Ladyville Resident Ambushed and Executed

The second murder took place on Tuesday night in the Ladyville area where gunshot blasts were heard as early as nine o’clock in the night. A resident of the Japan [...]

Police Investigate Fetus Buried on Jane Usher Blvd.

An expecting mother whose pregnancy was terminated under dubious circumstances remains at the center of a police investigation tonight.  Police were notified late Tuesday that a fetus had been discarded [...]

Security Guard to Be Charged for Double Murder

Turning to the weekend murders….Today, postmortem examinations were conducted on the bodies of thirty-nine year old cosmetologist Miriam Mai and her sister-in-law, twenty-nine year old Daisy Miralda. The duo was [...]

Cayo Police Conduct Intensive investigation into Alleged Drug Killings

The double murder of Mai and Miralda in Santa Elena occurred two days after the bodies of two Guatemalan nationals were discovered off a feeder road between mile sixty-nine and [...]

Belmopan Police Seize Vehicle Used in Camalote Murders

Tonight, Belmopan Police are tentatively one step closer to a breakthrough in the weekend murders of Camalote youths, Akeem Thimbriel and Shawn Lopez. The friends were gunned down as they [...]

ACP Williams Ramps Up Outreach Following Increase in City Gang Violence

Since the shooting death of reputed George Street boss Gerald ‘Shiny’ Tillett several weeks ago in Dangriga, there has been a spate of gun violence in Belize City.  The series [...]

Police Head to Taylor’s Alley for Community Interaction

Officers from Eastern Division continued their weekly meet and great sessions in Belize City this afternoon.  Assistant ComPol Chester Williams led a team of policemen and women into Taylor’s Alley [...]

GSU Under Fire for an Aggressive Search

Over the past few days, a number of residents have come forward to complain about police brutality.  Martha Phillips and her sons claim that they were manhandled by police officers [...]

Police Clamping Down on Alcohol Supply in the City

There has been a sustained clampdown of businesses selling liquor after nine p.m. that are not restaurants or nightclubs.  For the past few weeks, the police department has been actively [...]

Double Murder in Santa Elena Claims the Life of 2 Women

There were as many as five murders over the weekend: two double murders in the west and another in the City where a Supal Street affiliate was murdered; all within [...]

Another Double Murder in the West; 2 Cousins are Gunned Down

The community of Camalote in the Cayo District is grieving and angry. They demand justice for the cold-blooded, brutal murders of Akeem Thimbriel and Shawn Lopez on Sunday night. Thimbriel [...]

Were Police Involved in the Shooting Death of 2 Camalote Youths

In addition to the already disturbing indication of an execution summoned to settle an altercation earlier Sunday, there is also the allegation that police officers may have been involved very [...]

Gambis Williams is Murdered in the City

A fifth person was murdered over the Labor Day weekend. It happened on Iguana Street where Glen “Gambis” Williams was gunned down after he had purchased barbecue. Williams is a [...]

2 Men Shot in the City

In the wake of the murder of Glen ‘Gambis’ Williams on Saturday evening, it is strongly believed that factions within the Supal Street Gang may have triggered a spate of [...]

Two Guatemalans Murdered in Belize, Police say it’s a Drug Deal Gone Wrong

Three men were killed in two separate incidents within hours of each other in the west. The first, a double murder, occurred on Thursday afternoon, in the San Francisco area [...]

A Camalote Resident is Chopped, Shot and Killed Near Cedar Hill Farm

There was also a murder in the wee hours of this morning in the village of Camalote. A father of four was killed near a farm off the George Price [...]

Double Murder in Cayo, Was it Drug-related?

There was a double murder today in the west off the cutoff to the garbage dump near Misty Meadow Farms. Two Guatemalan nationals were found murdered off a feeder road [...]

San Ignacio Salesman Robbed and Shot in Belize City

In the Old Capital last night, a salesman was shot, but survived the incident. Forty-one-year-old Zane Robinson, a resident of San Ignacio, was injured on Tuesday evening while conducting business [...]

A First-person Narrative from Father of Slain Guatemalan Minor

The incident in which a Guatemalan minor was shot in the Chiquibul has gone viral, pushed by the highest officials in Guatemala and fueled by the Guatemalan press. At his [...]