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Guatemalan diplomats targeted in gangster style shooting

We don’t know whether to classify tonight’s lead story as crime, politics, or international relations… but whatever you call it, be sure that something very fishy went on Monday evening [...]

Gunmen rob bank in Dangriga

Details remain sketchy, but the buzz this afternoon was all about a big bank robbery in Dangriga. Between one-thirty and two, a group of armed thieves entered the Bank of [...]

Murder, wounding in San Ignacio linked to drugs

Cops in Cayo have their hands full with a murder and attempted murder that occurred Monday night in San Ignacio. The body of eighteen-year-old Quinn Waight of Santa Elena was [...]

Suspect arrested in Kraal Road shooting

He came in the same police car as Mark Jones, and like his seat-mate, twenty-one year old Russel Dougal is also charged in connection with a shooting; that of Cyril [...]

Well-known lawyer assaulted in sleep

He has successfully defended some of the baddest of Belize’s criminals, but early this morning well known attorney Simeon Sampson himself became a victim of crime. According to police, Sampson [...]

Mayor and taxi unions work out compromise

Following industry protests against the Belize City Council over parking fees for taxi drivers in the old capital, on Monday the unions, associations, and their attorney Michael Peyrefitte met with [...]

Caribbean sugar executives fight E.U. price cuts

The recent decision by the European Union to cut prices paid for sugar sold to E.U. member states by thirty-nine percent over four years will not only cause Belize to [...]

No progress in case of missing boy

This Sunday will mark one month since four year old Rudy Misael Lopez disappeared without a trace from his parent’s home at Trinidad Farm. Today Rosalina Lopez says while they [...]

Money changers negotiate new arrangement at border

Last week the government announced that as of Monday July eleventh, the money changing houses, known as casas de cambio, would close. The idea was to plug what was believed [...]