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Oscar Williams Clings to Life After Vicious Assault by Gang of City Youths

Over the weekend, Oscar Williams was brutally attacked by a group of men when he tried to defend his daughter from a group of young men hurling disrespectful remarks at [...]

Couple Busted for Drugs in San Pedro

This morning, a team of law enforcement officers in San Pedro busted a couple in possession of a substantial quantity of marijuana.  Acting on information received the team visited and [...]

Weekend Violence Ends in Murder of Michael Welch

There were three murders over the weekend; two in Belize City and one in Corozal. In the city, we start with the most recent murder that occurred just after eleven [...]

Gunshots Near Gungulung Leaves Japhet Martinez Dead

Four hours before the cold-blooded murder of Michael Welch, shots rang out behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde building, better known as the Complex. Just before seven p.m. on Sunday, twenty-seven-year-old [...]

Mexican Murdered in Corozal

A Mexican national was hacked to death in the Corozal District over the weekend.  On Sunday night in San Victor Village, the mutilated body of Sergio Martinez was discovered inside [...]

Jaime Chavarria Shot on West Canal

At around midnight on Saturday, an attempt was made on the life of twenty-six-year-old Jaime Emmanuel Chavarria.  Just outside his house on West Canal, Chavarria had just exited his vehicle, [...]

Another Shooting in the City

There have been two murders in the past two days in the City and this morning, those homicides were followed by a shooting near the Wesley Church in the downtown [...]

One Man Detained for Cedar Street Shooting

As we said, two men murdered earlier this week. In the case of twenty-nine year old Herbert Bowden, who was gunned down on Cedar Street, one man is in police [...]

Belize City Man Gunned Down

The city has been relatively peaceful for some time as police beef up their presence on the streets. But in less than twenty-four hours, two persons have been murdered in [...]

Shooting Victim Succumbs

We say two murders in less than twenty-four hours because Wednesday morning’s shooting victim, twenty-one year old Ian Adolphus Jr., succumbed to his injuries just before five a.m. today. Adolphus [...]

Still No Arrests in Murder of San Pedro Infant

In the wake of the gruesome murder of baby Daniel Espat in San Pedro on Tuesday morning, police have detained several individuals for questioning.  Initially, in the hours immediately following [...]

“Uno” Shot on Freedom Street

This morning, at least six gunshots rang out on Freedom Street, Belize City and when the echoes died away, twenty-one year old Ian Adolphus lay on the ground bleeding. The [...]

2 Detained for San Pedro Murder

Two year old Daniel Espat was shot twice to the head at two o’clock on Tuesday morning as he slept in his small family apartment.  His mother, Aleyda Espat, who [...]

Taylor’s Alley Youth Claims Police Abuse

Allegations of police brutality in Belize City are commonplace.  Every so often victims would come to our studios to vent their frustration with the manner in which officers go about [...]

Police in Precinct 2 Increase Presence

Bloodshed in the area known as Precinct Two was not so long ago almost a daily occurrence. But as we told you, thing have calmed down in the city while [...]

San Pedro Shooting Leaves Toddler Dead

Family members and the community on San Pedro Ambergris Caye are tonight mourning the terrible loss of two year old Daniel Espat, who was shot and killed as he slept. [...]

Kareem Eagan Detained for Questioning in Deadly Shooting

Thirty-two-year-old Kareem Eagan, who is a person of interest in this morning’s bloodbath, was shot in the right foot in San Pedrito on February second, as he sat inside his [...]

Meighan Charged for S.S.B. Offences

A well-known Belize City businessman, Joseph Meighan of JB’s Security Firm, was hauled to court today for failure to pay three months of Social Security for his workers.  This morning, [...]

San Pedro Minor Molested by Father

There is very disturbing news tonight about a father who molested his twelve year old daughter. The minor who lives in San Pedro told police that while she was at [...]

OW Man Charged for Drug Trafficking

An Orange Walk man has been charged with drug trafficking after he was discovered with eight hundred and sixty four grams of cannabis. On Monday around six thirty in the [...]

Drug War Threatens Residents of San Pedro

A near-fatal shooting in San Pedrito on February eleventh preceded this morning’s deadly attack at the Espat apartment in which two year old Daniel was killed.  It is firmly believed [...]

Interpol Contacted in Stolen Artifacts Case

Still on the issue of stolen artifacts, which globally represents a billion-dollar industry in the parallel market. Over the weekend, the San Pedro House of Culture was burglarized and stolen [...]

San Pedro House of Culture Jacked

The San Pedro House of Culture, which was inaugurated last November, is reporting a break-in at the building located on Angel Coral Drive. Thieves made away with an assortment of [...]

Alarm Foils La Popular Robbery

In Orange Walk Town, a robbery was averted at La Popular Bakery and indications are it was an inside job and the watchman was reportedly held at gunpoint. Thirty year [...]

Cops Play Nice in the City

In its fresh approach to tackle crime, the top brass of eastern division was out in the city last Friday night. But instead of hauling in persons who were breaching [...]