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Thanksgiving Day Execution in Ladyville

Another Belize City man was gunned down on Thursday.  This time the targeted assassination took place in Ladyville, in an area known as Japan.  Kevin Peters, alias Breast, was an [...]

Will Kevin ‘Breast’ Peters’ Murder be Avenged by Taylor’s Alley Associates?

But will there be retaliation for the coldblooded murder of Peters? Regional Rural Commander Senior Superintendent Edward Broaster told the media today that there have been several threats made against [...]

Duo Arrested for the Murder of Belize City Businessman

There was also another murder on Thursday in Belize City in which a well-known businessman was killed at his establishment on Vernon Street. As we reported, two gunmen on bicycle [...]

Caneros Meet with Minister of Agriculture and B.S.I. Officials in Sugar City

This morning stakeholders in the sugar industry met at SICB headquarters in Orange Walk. For the first time in three years, the crop season is set to start when it [...]

What Does the Agriculture Minister Have to Say on Sugar Cane Quotas?

There has also had to be some tweaking where deliveries to the factory are concerned. A most recent survey estimates that farmers have one point seven million tons of cane [...]

More on the Shrimp Crisis in the Aquaculture Industry

It went mostly under the radar until very recently, but the shrimp industry has taken a major hit and it hasn’t recovered. We’re talking all shrimp farms in the country [...]

Whose Office is it—Gapi’s or Godwin’s?

And from agriculture to straight politics…Minister of Agriculture Gaspar Vega and Minister of Natural Resources Godwin Hulse have been at loggerheads since elections, over office space. Vega is a senior [...]

Belize City Businessman Executed on Vernon Street

  Belize City Businessman and owner of Perez Construction, Ruben Perez was murdered in cold blood sometime after three this afternoon. Perez was killed at his Sand and Cement Distribution [...]

What Does ISIL Have to do with Offshore Banking in Belize?

Following the news of the amazing catch and release of prize fish and fugitive millionaire David Nanes, Belize certainly got a black eye on the international scene. And tonight there [...]

Trio Acquitted of Murder Charge in Shooting Death of Boxer

Three men who have been on remand for murder just over a year were today told that they could leave the courtroom free men. Daniel Caine, Bart Lucas and Oscar [...]

Minor Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession, Associates Remanded to Custody

A trio of men is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being busted with an unlicensed firearm, as well as a stash of marijuana.  Twenty-year-old Shakedi Baizar, [...]

More Men Employed in 2015 Say SIB Statisticians

The latest unemployment figures released by the Statistical Institute of Belize indicate that there are presently more men who are unemployed than there are women without jobs.  Over the past [...]

Cruise Tourism Arrivals Down Ten Percent

The tourism industry which is among the top revenue generators for the country has also experienced a slight decline in the number of cruise passengers disembarking in Belize City.  That [...]

Dance X Celebrates Seven Years with Show Series at the Bliss

Dance X Belize 2015 started on Monday of this week with master classes being held with local dance groups throughout the country. following a Forum and Barefoot Belize production on [...]

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Former BWS Employees

In February of 2013, six Belize Water Services employees were terminated for redundancy, or at least that was the official company story. Those employees claimed that it was victimization, though, [...]

…Will Utility Company Appeal Decision?

It was a triumphant moment for the six employees who have faced real hardship following and based on their termination from the utility company. Today, they told us that against [...]

Chester Williams is Called to the Bar

The hierarchy and rank and file of the Belize Police Department were out in force at the Supreme Court this morning. The occasion wasn’t a high profile case, but to [...]

Top Cop is Seventh Officer-Turned-Lawyer

Williams says that he has no intention to leave the Police Department at this time and plans are in place to recognize his achievement through a promotion and salary adjustment. [...]

Ibrahim Smith Gets 7 Years for Possession of Stolen Shotgun

While Senior Superintendent Chester Williams was being called to the bar this morning, twenty-three-year-old Ibrahim Smith was being put away behind bars after being sentenced to seven years in prison.  [...]

SIB Releases Consumer Price Index for October 2015

The Consumer Price Index for the month of October 2015 has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize.  Those figures, as well as data pertaining to inflation rates by [...]

…Imports are Up, Exports are Down

The External Trade Bulletin for October reflects a three and a half percent increase in goods imported into the country, while domestic exports are down by as much as sixteen [...]

Wesley College Vice Principal is an Alleged Crack Peddler

What’s next for embattled vice-principal and teacher of Wesley College, Melvin Hewlett? He is accused with drug related charges after he was allegedly caught throwing suspected crack cocaine wrapped in [...]

Has He Been Sacked from Post at High School?

Melvin Hewlett is out on seven-thousand-dollar bail bond after appearing before Magistrate Deborah Rogers and pleading not guilty to the charge of drug trafficking. The school board did not wish [...]

Ministry of Education Issues Release on Melvin Hewlett

Late this evening, the Ministry of Education issued a statement on the developments with respect to the arrest and charge of Melvin Hewlett for drug trafficking. The ministry cites sections [...]

P.U.P. Criticizes Government Over David Nanes Schnitzer Debacle

International fugitive David Nanes Schnitzer, alias David Banes, remains at large tonight after skipping a mandatory check-in at the San Pedro Police Substation on Monday.  There is no confirmation, but [...]