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Two charged with murder of Bruce Cocom

Two men have been arrested and charged for the killing of Bruce Cocom on Saturday night in Belize City. Seventeen year old Alfred Tillett and twenty year old Albert Allen [...]

Killer cops a plea; gets 15 years in prison…

It was a killing of remarkable savagery, but instead of dangling at the end of a rope, the man who strangled his girlfriend to death will spend the next fifteen [...]

…While rapist goes behind bars for 12

In other court news, twenty-four year old Honduran Lauriano Ramirez was sentenced to twelve years in prison for rape and another ten for aggravated burglary. On February twenty-sixth, 2004 Ramirez [...]

Charges withdrawn against defendant in murder attempt

This afternoon charges were dropped against a man arrested in connection with an attack against a well-known businessman. Twenty-seven year old Giovanni Lauriano appeared today before Magistrate Sharon Fraser where [...]

Tourists robbed by macheteman in Guanacaste Park

It’s Tourism Week and whether we like it or not, one of the biggest problems for the nation’s major industry is crime. The latest incident occurred on January seventh when [...]

Fugitive bagged in Belize convicted in Ohio

His discovery in Belize by a number of alert viewers, subsequent arrest by local police, and expulsion into the arms of U.S. law enforcement authorities was amply chronicled on this [...]

Cops find body off Northern Highway

And in news just in, police report that they have found a body near mile thirty-eight on the Northern Highway. The unidentified corpse, believed to be an adult male, was [...]

Policy presented for protected areas

This morning local environmentalists, government representatives and members of Belize’s tourism industry gathered in the old capital for the official presentation of the National Protected Areas Policy and System Plan. [...]

Corozal student wins BTB social studies quiz

For a while it seemed like the contest that would never end, but with a fully loaded DELL computer on the line, there was a reason for the cutthroat competition. [...]

Central Farm open day shows agricultural diversity

With tourism leading Belize’s economic charge and the prospect of oil riches on the minds of many Belizeans, we often lose sight of the fact that agriculture is still the [...]