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UN Says Belize is Third Deadliest Country In the World

Belize and four other countries in the region continue to take the lead with the highest murder rates in the world. The other hotspots for murders are Honduras, El Salvador [...]

Marleny Castellanos and Alfredo Marcos Walk Off Immigration Charges

For several months, we have reported on an alleged immigration scam which was suspected to be masterminded by Marleny Castellanos, aided by her husband Alfredo Marcos, both Guatemalan nationals residing [...]

Gwen Liz Student Busted with Sawed-Off Shotgun

On Monday, a team of police officers on mobile patrol in the area of the Novelo’s Bus Terminal in Belize City set chase behind a group of men who had [...]

Roger Anthony Suffers Relapse: Criminal Charges on the Way

Thirteen days ago, reputed gang leader Roger Anthony, bolstered by the Gang Suppression Unit chief, Mark Flowers, gave a televised statement renouncing gang life, in this case the Ghost Town [...]

Caracol Reopens to Visitors Following Danny Conorquie Murder

The largest archaeological site in Belize was reopened this morning. Caracol was closed down by National Institute of Culture and History on September twenty-fifth after Special Constable Danny Conorquie was [...]

Roads to Caracol Remain Deplorable

The Caracol Archaeological site is located approximately fifty miles from Georgeville in the Cayo District. But due to the condition of the road, the journey can take anywhere from two [...]

Stephen Buckley Back In Court, Case Against Dennis Lopez Adjourned

Steven Buckley was wounded by police back on April twenty-eight 2010. Buckley was hit in the head by multiple pellets fired from a service weapon.  The construction worker and two [...]

Chetumal Street Bridge Set for Completion by Mid-December

Millions upon millions of dollars are being spent on infrastructure works in the city. One such project is ongoing at Chetumal Street where a bridge is under construction and nearing [...]

FIU versus Titan International Securities Adjourned

The case against Titans International Services Limited came up again in the Supreme Court this coming. The Financial Intelligence Unit wants to freeze assets of various persons and companies linked [...]

Ron Haylock Pleads Guilty to Forgery

A Ladyville resident who went on a spending spree at someone else’s expense, was before the court today. Ron Haylock reportedly found John Hun’s visa credit card sometime between October [...]

No Official Assistance for Benque Accident Victim

On August sixteenth, Benque resident Yanie Cu was driving Yolanda Valencia to the market in San Ignacio when they collided into a vehicle driven by Deputy Commission of Police Miguel [...]

Yanie Cu Needs Your Help

Yanie Cu left a bill of eleven thousand quetzales in Guatemalan and he will need to return there for therapy and more treatment. So far, with a complete lack of [...]

P.U.P. Did Not Sign Hunting Caye Contract

The political jousting between Dangriga Mayor Gilbert Swaso and Junior Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Santiago Castillo, during the opening of the Dangriga market on Thursday was a fiery [...]

The General Remembers the Consummate Parandero

The passing of extraordinary Parandero, Paul Nabor, earlier this week continues to resonate across the country.  His death has undoubtedly created a vacuum within the ranks of esteemed Belizean musicians.  [...]

Reflecting on a Musical Legend

Well-known music promoter, Barbara Noralez, also shared past experiences with Paul Nabor, her fondest being a visit to the late buyei’s temple in Punta Gorda Town.  According to Noralez, they [...]

Belizeans Prepare to Say Goodbye to Paul Nabor

Paul Nabor’s daughter, Marie, arrived in Punta Gorda today via Guatemala so funeral arrangements for the Paranda great will be finalized over the weekend when a delegation led by representatives [...]

Caracol Reopens on Monday

It has been a month since the horrible execution of Danny Conorquie at the Caracol Archaeological Site. The murder triggered the closing of the site to visitors, both local and [...]

Murdered Guatemalan Found in the Mopan River

The body of a Guatemalan male was found floating in the Mopan River near Calla Creek at around eleven Thursday morning. It has since been identified as that of twenty-two [...]

Paranda King Paul Nabor Passes

Belize has lost one of its greatest musicians.  Paul Nabor passed away quietly on Wednesday night in Punta Gorda after suffering from three strokes. The eighty-six-year-old legend had been ailing [...]

Benque Police Find Body of Guatemalan in Mopan River

Tonight, there are unconfirmed reports of a confrontation between a Police Patrol and Guatemalan nationals in the community of Calla Creek in western Belize. That altercation allegedly occurred when Police [...]

Political Swords Drawn Over Dangriga Market

The long awaited inauguration of the Dangriga market was to be a happy occasion; after all, its completion was delayed for thirty months. Its construction became mired in controversy when [...]

Still No Confirmation of CHIK-V in Belize

Tonight, officials from the Ministry of Health are still anxiously awaiting the results of testing on four samples which were sent to Trinidad. The persons tested, all from the Las [...]

Teacher Who Visited Belize Pleads Guilty to Enticing Minors

There is new tonight out of Tampa, Florida where a former school teacher has pleaded guilty in the federal Court to enticing two minors for sex. Forty-nine year old David [...]

B.T.B. Says Cruise Schedules Back to Normal

A new measure put in place by local authorities in the wake of an Ebola scare a week ago forced the cancellation of Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas from [...]

More Than 1 Million Visitors Expected this Season

According to Andrade, the various cruise lines are now following a similar protocol as that being followed by Belize.   Valdemar Andrade, Director of Cruise, B.T.B. “It comes in the [...]