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Businessman Omero Campos Remains Missing After Being Abducted from San Narciso on Sunday

The family of a San Narciso businessman is with bated breath tonight following his kidnapping on Sunday. Omero Campos left his family and home in the village heading to his [...]

Community and Police Team Up to Arrest Fleeing Robber after DK Holdup

DK Supermarket is located at the entrance of the City where road works are ongoing. That location is heavily trafficked by commuters on foot as well as by vehicles. All [...]

Stepfather Shamir Myvett is Charged for the Accidental Shooting Death of Daisy Acevedo

The family of six-year-old Daisy Acevedo is still reeling from her shooting death on Monday morning in San Pedro, reportedly at the hands of her two-year-old sister.  Despite the family’s [...]

Andrew Willoughby is Convicted of the Murder of 11-year-old Daniel Matura

The shooting death of an eleven-year old boy shocked his family and the community back in May 2012. Six years later, the court has found that Andrew Willoughby is guilty [...]

PM Barrow Addresses Increases in Fuel Prices

Two weeks ago, in a press release G.O.B. promised that the prohibitively high fuel prices would go down at the next shipment. Well, that has shipment arrived. But over the [...]

The Cabinet Reshuffle Explained…

Since it is the first time today that the media had the ears of the Prime Minister in recent times, the issue of the cabinet reshuffle was raised. Up until [...]

…PM Barrow Responds to Opposition on Senator Barnett’s Re-assignment

Minister Hugo Patt takes over command at Natural Resources on June twenty-fifth, succeeding a string of four ministers in recent years in a Ministry that has been rife with corruption.  [...]

6-Year-Old Shot Death; Was the Shooting Self-Inflicted?

There is grim news from the island of San Pedro where residents are still recovering from a deadly fire last week.  A six-year old girl was killed at her house [...]

Jeweller Manuel Pacheco is Arraigned for Murder of his Neighbor

Fifty-six-year-old jeweller Manuel Pacheco, a resident of Cockburn Lane, Belize City, appeared in court today for arraignment. Pacheco, whose business is located on East Collet Canal near to Pound Yard [...]

Police Say Surveillance Evidence Secured Murder Charge

Police, however, contend that there is sufficient evidence to charge Pacheco, despite reports that he was defending himself and property following an altercation with Villanueva over a dog. At the [...]

San Narciso Businessman Kidnapped

Corozal police are investigating what appears to be a kidnapping in San Narciso Village.  Forty-three-year-old Homero Campos remains missing tonight, following an ominous phone call made to his family on [...]

Mother of 3 Perishes in Road Traffic Accident, 2 Others Hospitalized

A mother of three was killed in a road traffic accident on Sunday afternoon in western Belize. San Ignacio resident, Neidy Cifuentes was driving with a friend and her daughter [...]

PC Mitchell Cobb Found Dead Behind Corozal Police Station

By all accounts, the passing away of a police officer found unresponsive outside of the Corozal Police Station, appears to be of natural causes.  On Sunday night, while his colleagues [...]

Fuel Prices Increasing Yet Again

There are back to back changes to fuel prices announced within days of each other. The latest is a slight increase in the price of premium which goes from eleven [...]

Businessman Jose Villanueva is Executed by His Neighbor, Jeweler Manuel Pacheco

Just before news time on Thursday, shots rang out on East Collect Canal near the Pound Yard Bridge which resulted in the murder of a mechanic. Several shots were fired [...]

Area Rep Manuel Heredia Jr. Expresses Shock and Condolences After Deadly San Pedro Fire

The worst fire tragedy in San Pedro occurred early on the morning of June twelfth in the Escalante Subdivision on the island where four persons were killed in the blaze. [...]

Minister Heredia Will Lobby for Potable Water on La Isla Bonita

The fire has sparked outrage by residents who say that the tragic death of the family could have been averted if appropriate fire-fighting equipment was available on the prime tourism [...]

NEMO and Private Citizens Offer Assistance to Fire Victim’s

Samir Nunez and his father David survived the inferno since they were able to get out of the burning building.  While the sixteen-year-old is at home with his relatives, David [...]

News Five Treks to South Cebada in the Chiquibul Forest

South Cebada is one of the most remote areas of the Chiquibul National Park. While it is deep inside the protected area and difficult to reach, it is also located [...]

Government Commends the Actions of FCD in Arresting Guatemalan Poachers

As you heard, manning the Chiquibul National Park poses a huge challenge to the relevant agencies, including Friends for Conservation and Development.  FCD rangers on June sixth spotted a group [...]

G.O.B. to Donate $100,000 to Guatemala for Volcano Relief

Guatemala was recently hit by the Volcan de Fuego that has caused the deaths of as many as one hundred and fourteen persons and untold damages to property and infrastructure. [...]

Hugo Patt Speaks on Taking over the Ministry of Natural Resources

His promotion to the second most powerful government ministry is still making headlines, but since the announcement that on June twenty-fifth, he will become the new Minister of Natural Resources, [...]

Will Promotion Boost Patt’s Chances to Contest Upcoming Leadership Convention?

Hugo Patt’s ascension as well as the significance of the portfolio he has been assigned, leads many to question whether the U.D.P. Corozal North area rep is being primed for [...]

DPM Patrick Faber Comes Out in Support of New Lands Minister

As you heard, Minister Patt officially assumes direction of the Ministry of Natural Resources, in the next two week. The minister from the north has not held any of the [...]

Was Carla Barnett Pushed Out of Lands?

The announcement on Tuesday that Senator Carla Barnett was leaving the Ministry of Natural Resources took a lot of people by surprise because it is well known that the senator [...]