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Motive not yet known in Yabra murder

With official statistics either non-existent or a closely guarded secret, we cannot say with certainty whether crime in Belize is up or down. What we can say, however, is that [...]

Suspect charged in weekend killing

Police have arrested and charged a Belize City man in connection with the death of his roommate. According to the cops, twenty-three year old Israel Mendez Orellano is the machete [...]

Body found near Southern Highway

Meanwhile, police in the south are still searching for clues in their investigation into the death of a man who was also chopped to death. The authorities say that on [...]

Pou’s Meat Pie proprietor stabbed in robbery

Popular Belize City businessman Arturo Francisco, proprietor of Pou’s Meat Pies, today underwent surgery for knife wounds after a daylight jacking at his shop on New Road. According to his [...]

Day care centre cleaned out by thieves

And rounding out what can only be described as a victorious day for the forces of evil, is news of a burglary that has left one neighbourhood institution in major [...]

Commission clears police in Toledo shooting

Last September two Toledo villagers were killed and four wounded following a confrontation in which police and forestry officers squared off against an angry crowd of illegal loggers near Otoxha. [...]

Heat wave results in egg shortage

Whether you like them scrambled, boiled, or sunny side up, eggs are a staple in the Belizean diet. But you might have noticed that lately eggs are hard to come [...]

Belize copes with U.S. bioterror regulations

In June of last year the United States imposed strict new rules relating to the importation of food products in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 2001. And, [...]

Anaconda releases new CD

With the September celebrations right around the bend, Belizean artists are tuning up their vocals in preparation for the festivities. One such performer is Simeon Thompson popularly known as Anaconda [...]

San Pedro hosts Costa Maya Pageant

Promotion of the event has been low key this year, so in case you haven’t heard, this weekend is the annual Costa Maya festival in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Kicking [...]