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Construction magnate Oscar Rosado Senior killed in own shop

There was a brazen midday murder in the City today. A well-known elderly businessman who had been targeted twice before unfortunately did not survive the latest attack on his life. [...]

P.G. man meets death in early morning in Old Capital

A Punta Gorda resident also lost his life in an execution style murder just before midnight on Friday. Twenty-five-year-old Albert Johnson was attacked by a trio of men as he [...]

Body of Leonel Velasquez found at sea

The body of thirty-year-old mechanic Leonel Velasquez, from Paraiso Village, Corozal District, was found on Saturday. He had been reported missing at sea since last week Wednesday. Police have confirmed [...]

Danny Mason and others to Belmopan court for kidnapping P.I.

Already facing charges of murder in the Supreme Court, the notorious William “Danny” Mason and five co-accused could face a separate trial for kidnapping in two weeks. Mason; Ashton Vanegas [...]

Brian Hyde guilty of triple murder and baby’s death in Florida

On Friday a Belizean in the United States was found guilty of a most heinous crime after a re-trial. Six jurors in Lee County, Florida, needed three hours to find [...]

House driver charged in fatal accident

A young resident of Orange Walk lost his life in a road traffic accident around three o’clock on Saturday morning. Daniel Urbina, the son of Rosendo Urbina Junior and his [...]

Christian Charles dies; was it hit-and-run or something more?

Twenty-seven-year-old Christian Charles was knocked down a week ago and left for dead near the Burrell Boom Bridge in rural Belize District. Swanka, as he is affectionately known, valiantly fought [...]

How to Spend 130 Thousand Dollars on a “Free” Concert

Back in February, the Belize City Council, then controlled by the United Democratic Party, hosted a free concert at the B.T.L. Park marking the anniversary of its remodeling. The event [...]

The Woes of the Municipal Airstrip

Millions of dollars, as much as seventeen, were spent on the overhaul of the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airstrip which was launched with much fanfare in November 2016. But a [...]

Corozal Man Fell Out of Boat, Now Missing

A thirty-year-old mechanic from Paraiso Village in the Corozal District is missing at sea since Wednesday and his family fears the worst. This afternoon, Anna Leticia Revolorio came to News [...]

Search Continues with Eagle Eyes of Coast Guard

Efforts to locate him were immediately conducted by the captain to recover Velasquez, while a ‘man overboard’ distress signal was radioed in to the resort. According to a release issued [...]

Belizean Fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab Remains in Custody in Livingston

As of news time, Belizean fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab of Caledonia, Corozal District, remains in custody in Livingston, Guatemala, charged with illegal capture of lobster. His hearing is set for [...]

Economist Weighs in on Referendum Result

The popular magazine The Economist has weighed in on the results of Guatemala’s referendum on Sunday. Nearly ninety-six percent of participating voters agreed to filing a case at the International [...]

P.M. Barrow, O.A.S.’ Almagro Meet in Washington

The Organization of American States has had a central role in finding a solution to the territorial dispute. As we have been reporting, Guatemala held its referendum on Sunday and [...]

Trouble in the Judiciary? D.P.P. Is Thrown Out of JLSC Meeting

There is another issue to add to the mounting troubles in the judiciary.  Last February, the Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl-Lynn Vidal was elevated from vice president to President of [...]

City Administrator Suing the Belize City Council

City Administrator Candice Miller continues to serve a month-long suspension from managerial duties at City Hall.  Miller was temporarily removed from office following disclosure that former city council employee Joe [...]

P.U.P. Party Leader Weighs in on Wagner-Miller Differences

Leader of the Opposition John Briceño has also weighed in on the City Hall fiasco, chiding former Mayor Darrell Bradley for granting Miller a four-year contract extension, months prior to [...]

AG on U.S. Drug Report – “Unfair and Cowardly”

On April ninth, a U.S. Narcotics reports listed Belize as one of twenty-two major drug transit countries. The International Narcotics Control Strategy Report of the U.S. State Department designated Belize, [...]

Briceño Says PM’s Land Attacks Are Bogus

During the budget debate at the end of March, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called out Opposition Leader John Briceño accusing him of dubiously amassing huge acreages of land in the [...]

John Briceño Says Land Transactions Legal!

Briceño vehemently defended the lawful purchase of the properties, despite the fire sale prices at which they were bought.   John Briceño, Party Leader, P.U.P. “Those are lands that we [...]

AG Wants You to Register & Vote

During our coverage of the referendum in Guatemala, you’ve heard a number of voices weigh in on Guatemala’s “Yes” vote to go to the ICJ on the Belize-Guatemala territorial dispute.  [...]

C.G.A. Fighting to Save Plant World Nursery from Receivership

There is mounting trouble in the citrus industry in the south. Already facing a significant decline in production, down to three million boxes, the news tonight is that the Citrus [...]

Citrus Greening Takes Toll on Industry

Citrus production will see a sharp decline of almost seven hundred thousand boxes of oranges this year, down from three point two million in 2017.  That downturn is being attributed [...]

How Nursery Can Still Save Citrus

Despite its financial woes, all is not doom and gloom in the citrus industry.  There is optimism to report from the Plant World Nursery project.  C.E.O. Anderson believes that once [...]

Trio Including Belizeans Held for Out-of-Season Lobster in Guatemala

We regularly report on nationals of Guatemala and Honduras caught in Belizean waters with illegally captured produce, but rarely in the other direction. But according to Guatemalan media reports, on [...]