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Who Shot Strike Team Cop at Church Street Home?

Another cop goes down in the city and is tonight fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. But there are more questions than answers [...]

Cops Mull Safety Measures at Police Stations

The daring mid-afternoon murder of Police Constable Marvin Locke, while on duty at the Raccoon Street Precinct on Sunday, has left the department badly shaken up and reeling from the [...]

Was Kenzle Hulse Properly Charged?

Twenty-seven-year-old Kenzle Hulse was quietly arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court last Wednesday, after being arrested and charged for the lesser crime of harm.  The young businessman’s indictment comes several [...]

Fisheries Department and Others Raid Lighthouse Reef for Violators

The Fisheries Department is tightening up on persons who violate fisheries regulations. A group of fishermen from Ranchito, Copper Bank and San Joaquin villages up north were taken to court [...]

8 Murders in Wild Weekend; Cop Stabbed to Death at Police Headquarters in Belize City

A series of murders over the weekend has shocked a nation long since used to hearing about wanton, senseless violence. The past weekend was grim with bloodshed in the Belize, [...]

A Double Murder on Kelly Street

The senseless string of murders in the city, however, started early on Saturday morning in an area heavily-trafficked.  Just after two o’clock, an elderly resident accompanied by a thirty-six-year-old were [...]

Randy Green, Formerly Accused of Joshua Abraham Murder, is Shot Dead

Kelly Street is located off a busy intersection in the city; it was the venue of yet another murder in broad daylight on Saturday afternoon.  Randy Green, who was recently [...]

Selvin Bahadur Gunned Down on Jones Street

As the weekend came to a close, the fifth murder for the Old Capital occurred on Jones Street where a forty-year-old was gunned down in front of his gate. Selvin [...]

3 Murders in Santa Cruz, Stann Creek & Cristo Rey, Cayo

Aside from the five murders in Belize City, there were two others in Santa Cruz, Stann Creek and one in Cristo Rey, Cayo District. In the south, Guatemalan farmer Roberto [...]

Police Stuck on Stabbed, Dismembered Blackman Eddy Torso

The dismembered body of a woman found in a crocus sack last week near the Iguana Creek Bridge in Black Man Eddy Village remains unidentified.  The gruesome discovery of the [...]

Business Senator Asks Belizeans to Reflect on “Urban Terrorism”

The first matter discussed in the Senate this morning was not the Budget or even the Superbond – those came later. Business Senator Mark Lizarraga opened the sitting with a [...]

Overnight Shooting Leaves Man Hospitalized

Overnight gun violence in the south side of Belize City has left one man hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Just minutes before eight p.m. on Thursday shots rang [...]

Blackman Eddy Remains are of a Woman Who Died Horribly

The recent murder of Keonia Ara was particularly gruesome, but body parts found in the river behind Blackman Eddy this week, tell the tale of a most gory murder.  On [...]

In Blackman Eddy, More Body Parts Found; Who Do They Belong To?

More body parts were found this morning in the Belize River in Blackman Eddy, Cayo District.  On Tuesday afternoon, the hands and feet of a man were found stuffed in [...]

Human Remains Found near Blackman Eddy

Tonight, villages in central Cayo District are on edge after another gruesome discovery was made around two this afternoon. A group of boys hunting iguana on the banks of the [...]

Police Catch Up with Accused Sister-Killer Elijah Burke

In the case of another gruesome murder, Elijah Burke, a Belize City resident, is in police hands awaiting arraignment in court for the hacking of his sister. It is not [...]

Toledo Construction Worker Tells of Police Beating for Intervening in Arrest

Thirty-year-old Mario Makin of San Marcus, Toledo, says that four cops beat him and left him for dead in August 2016 and nothing has been done about it. The construction [...]

Woman chopped to death in Belize City; did her brother do it?

Tonight there is a most disturbing case of fratricide to report involving a pair of siblings in the King’s Park community. A brother reportedly hacked his sister with a machete [...]

Out west, family grieves after father and brother is shot multiple times, fatally

The second murder over the weekend took place on Friday night in the West.  A father of three lost his life at Champon at the adjacency zone area when he [...]

Minister of Home and Foreign Affairs says Police will take charge

The hit on the well-known bus driver, as well as the vicinity of the deadly spray of bullets on Belize’s side of the Adjacency Zone, has raised serious concerns about [...]

No need for diplomatic note on murder, says F.M.

We asked Foreign Minister Elrington if there will be a protest note sent to the Guatemalan government in the wake of the fatal shooting. According to the F.M., it is [...]

Human skull found in Orange Walk dumpsite

Investigations are ongoing in the case of a human skull found at a dump site over the weekend in the Orange Walk District. Police are providing only the minimal details [...]

Stabbing reported in Caye Caulker

A minor was stabbed in Caye Caulker over the weekend. Police report that the seventeen-year-old boy Ryan Saldivar was wounded in the shoulder on Sunday sometime after seven. Investigations revealed [...]

Shop lifter promises not to steal again, spared jail

A shop lifter who was caught in Public’s Supermarket on Saturday stealing a ball of Dutch cheese was charged with theft and was luckily sentenced to a three-month suspended sentence. [...]

Shopkeeper pleads not guilty to attacking boy in Ladyville

A nine-year-old boy who was harmed late last week was back in school today despite injuries he sustained allegedly inflicted by a Chinese businessman.  The child’s mother, Darlene Morris alleges [...]