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Week of peace ended by city murders

It was fun while it lasted–that is, almost a full week without a single murder, traffic fatality or even an accidental death. That short-lived period of relative peace ended over [...]

Bike rider gunned down on West Canal

Police are having no better luck in finding a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a man in Belize City Friday night. Sometime after 7:00, twenty-two year old [...]

Shot 3 times, man survives drive-by

Another weekend shooting victim was luckier than Chavarria and Gongora. Twenty-four year old Kernel Gibson was shot in the neck, shoulder and leg, but lived to tell the tale. Gibson [...]

Police confiscate more guns

We don’t usually report gun seizures, but police were unusually busy and successful over the weekend. On Friday evening they searched a Belize City hotel room and found three nine [...]

Ministry of Agriculture burglarised

In other weekend crime, the Ministry of Agriculture in Belmopan has become the latest victim of burglary. The thief or thieves broke into the West Block building and ransacked the [...]

Soldier dead in traffic accident

A traffic accident on the Stann Creek Valley Road has left a B.D.F. soldier dead and three others injured. Thirty-nine year old Donald Flowers died after the Ford pickup he [...]

Guatemalan drowns near Roaring Creek

A Guatemalan resident of Roaring Creek drowned Sunday in the Belize River. Twenty-eight year old Marcelino Mejia went swimming around 1:00 in the afternoon in the company of a nine [...]

Taiwanese Premier to visit next week

One week from today Belize will host a top-level delegation from the Republic of China on Taiwan. Leading the thirty-eight-member group, which includes four Cabinet ministers, is Premier Yu Shyi-kun. [...]

UDP calls for Max’s resignation

The United Democratic Party today followed the lead of several independent media houses in calling for the resignation of Minister of Home Affair Maxwell Samuels. In a release today the [...]

Central American labour ministers meet in Belize

According to the latest figures, the most dangerous job in Belize is to work on a construction site, with employment in the sugar industry a close second. Occupational hazards are [...]

Goff’s Caye gets help to cope with tourists

Goff’s Caye is one of the most beautiful of Belize’s barrier reef islands, but because it’s so close to Belize City it takes a beating from the large number of [...]

Raiders take 1-0 lead in playoffs

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for this super dish of Sports Monday. The Capital Life five-game basketball championship series kicked off at the City Centre [...]