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Cash For Guns programme starts strong

It has not been scientifically proven that the purchasing of illegal guns off the street will result in the reduction of violent crime, but authorities believe that it’s worth a [...]

Policeman shot by fellow cop as suspect escapes

Police and citizens were at odds Friday night over an incident in which one policeman was shot by another and a drug suspect escaped. An angry crowd gathered when police [...]

One dead, three injured in Caye Caulker brawl

A fight at a disco in Caye Caulker has left one man dead and three others with stab wounds. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Friday, Adolfo Cruz and a minor [...]

Man believed drowned after fall from skiff

Today, police and citizens of Caye Caulker were out on the sea looking for a young man who is feared dead after he fell off a boat late Saturday night. [...]

Footballers charged in barroom brawl

Two well-known football players did not spend the past weekend kicking ball, but were instead locked down at the Orange Walk Police Station. On Saturday, Norman “Tilliman” Nunez and Charlie [...]

New envoy presents credentials to OAS

Belize has a new ambassador to the Organisation of American States. On Thursday Lisa Shoman presented her credentials to Secretary General Cesar Gaviria at OAS headquarters in Washington D.C. Shoman [...]

Dangriga benefits from SSB purchase

A financial arrangement between the Social Security Board and the Government of Belize will result in some improvements to the town of Dangriga. A release from the Press Office reports [...]

Contingent returns from CARIFESTA

It received a little scare from Hurricane Debby, but the latest edition of the regional cultural extravaganza known as CARIFESTA rebounded strongly for participants and spectators alike. Today I went [...]

American wins “Tour de Santino”

Good evening I’m James Adderly and this is another serving of Sports Monday. The three-stage Tour de Santino took centre stage over the weekend with fifty-three riders, including six Americans [...]