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Soldiers, Cop Under Scrutiny as O.W. Reels from Vicious Beating and Killing

Seven soldiers of an elite unit of the Belize Defence Force and a police officer are in custody tonight following the savage beating of an Orange Walk resident at his [...]

Victim of Gang of 8 Speaks Out

Noe Sanchez was the other person attacked by the group of eight soldiers and a police officer. He told his story to the media, saying that as they were being [...]

BSAG Soldiers, Policeman Had ‘No Authority’: Chester

As we said, eight law enforcement officers are now in custody and there is an ongoing criminal and internal investigation into Ariel Audinette Salazar’s death. There are also many unanswered [...]

P.S.B. Chief Says it May be Murder; D.P.P. Decides

ACP Chester Williams says that the men didn’t get a directive from the commanders of the Orange Walk Police Station to go to Sanchez’s house that morning. He says that [...]

Williams Says ‘Rogues’ Do Not Define Police, B.D.F.

And while the Police Department has had its fair share of a black eye, ACP Williams says that the actions of the men are not indicative of the mode of [...]

In Hattieville, Preacher/Businessman is Prey for Early Morning Thuggery

This morning, a most vicious act was visited on the former Regional Commander of the Salvation Army, Major Errol Robateau. The churchman now owns a bus service in Hattieville Village [...]

Where is Alaine Garcia and What Happened to Him?

Tonight, Alaine Garcia, a resident of Hattieville, remains missing, and his family believes something bad may have happened to him. The former Belize City resident was last seen on Tuesday [...]

12-year-old and Adult Latest Gun Victims of the City

There was a double murder on Wednesday night in the city in which the life of a twelve-year-old student was abruptly cut short on Pregnant Alley in the Mesopotamia Division. [...]

Shooting in Twilight of Nomination Day on Police Street

The gun violence was not contained to Pregnant Alley. Two more city residents were injured in a shooting in the Lake Independence area. Emerson Garnett and Houston Apolonio were on [...]

1 dead, 2 Injured in Mysterious Orange Walk Altercation

Police are tonight investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Orange Walk Town earlier today.  It is alleged that an individual identified as forty-six-year-old Ariel Audinette was [...]

Fire Claims 2 Houses in Frederick Street

Back to the city where even as police were processing the crime scene at Pregnant Alley, a fire broke just off Hyde’s Lane in the city. It started at a [...]

Area Rep and Sports Council Member Clash over Buttonwood Bay Park

Caribbean Shores area representative Kareem Musa, and fellow attorney and member of the National Sports Council Orson J. Elrington, are front and center of an odd dispute over the basketball [...]

Belize Protests as Guat Soldiers Nab Fellow Citizen in our Territory

More details of an arrest made by Guatemalan soldiers in Belizean territory are emerging, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that they were not approached for assistance. The [...]

Dr. Adrian Coye Resigns as K.H.M.H. C.E.O.

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority will be looking for a new C.E.O. due to the resignation of Doctor Adrian Coye. According to a release, Coye handed in his resignation [...]

Nominations in for Municipal Elections; P.U.P. First Off the Mark with Confidence in City

As of this Wednesday evening, there are no longer aspirants, but candidates for the March seventh municipal elections. The process of nomination took place under overcast skies countrywide, with rain [...]

Belize City P.U.P.’s Manifesto to be Launched

On Thursday, Belize City’s P.U.P. slate will gather at the Neal Pen Road basketball court to publicly launch their manifesto. But we got a bit of a preview from mayoral [...]

U.D.P. Take Over Streets in Afternoon

In the afternoon, it was the turn of the United Democratic Party’s supporters to show their muscle in Belize City where just a week ago, the People’s United Party held [...]

P.U.P. Wants Old Capital Scalp; U.D.P.’s Target Orange Walk

With just five seats to their name countrywide, any wins for the People’s United Party will be counted a success for party leader John Briceño. But the P.U.P. believes they [...]

Second Overnight Murder Claims Clinton Fitzgibbon in King’s Park

Forty-five-year-old Clinton Fitzgibbon of Eighth Street, Kings Park in the city was shot multiple times on Tuesday night. Fitzgibbon was along with his common-law-wife Dorita Wallace when a gunman walked [...]

In Santa Elena, Residents Puzzle over Vicious Murder of Gian Espat

In the west, a twenty-four year old caretaker was savagely chopped to death. Gian Espat was found dead on Wednesday but was likely murdered two days earlier. His body, already [...]

Co-Workers of Late Hermelinda Pinks Tell Story of Strained Marriage

Hermelinda Pinks, the slain wife of Jason Emmanuel, by all accounts was a woman of tremendous strength and fortitude. At the Coast Guard headquarters on the Western Highway where she [...]

Afternoon Murder in Twin Towns

There’s another murder to report tonight. Twenty-four-year-old Santa Elena caretaker Gian Espat was chopped to death in the west. Just before midday today, police found Espat’s body inside a wooden [...]

Co-workers Say No Warning Signs in Murder-Suicide

The families of Jason Emmanuel and Hermelinda Pinks continue to reel in the aftermath of the murder suicide of the pair on Saturday.  Pinks was found dead on her bed [...]

Toddler Drowns in Silk Grass

A three-year-old toddler from Silk Grass, Stann Creek District, lost his life by drowning in a well in the village. The boy, Keon Martinez, lived with his grandmother, fifty-one-year-old Francine [...]

Mexico’s Gain is Free Zone’s Loss

Business at the Commercial Free Zone continues to be affected by Mexican consumers purchasing goods and services in their homeland, instead of shopping in Belize.  The exclusive business location was [...]