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B.D.F. sergeant missing for six days in Chiquibul

When someone in Belize is seriously missing, whether at sea or on land, the lead search and rescue agency is usually the Belize Defence Force. Well tonight one of the [...]

Zetina will leave Immigration Department

He was a popular police commissioner whose openness and candour set him apart from most of his predecessors … but as Director of Immigration, not even his extreme likeability could [...]

Fuel prices down again

Two years ago, if someone told you he was happy to see the price of premium gasoline at nine fifty-four a gallon you’d think he was smoking too much weed. [...]

U.S. Ambassador hands over cheques for AIDS, archaeology

Financial assistance from the United States government has diminished over the years, with the bulk of Uncle Sam’s grants to Belize going to drug interdiction efforts and his loans coming [...]

One man shot as drug deal goes sour

The drug trade is similar to many other high risk business ventures in that it is not unusual for arrangements to come unglued. But what makes narcotics trafficking different is [...]

Lopez charged for Gardiner’s murder

In Magistrate’s Court today, the accused killer of Mark Gardiner was formally arraigned on a charge of murder. Twenty year old Kareem Lopez of Faber’s Road turned himself in to [...]

Cop’s rape charge overturned on appeal

In an astonishing turn of events, a police officer convicted of rape and sentenced to twelve years behind bars, has had that verdict overturned and his sentence set aside. According [...]

Fourteen year old escapee wounded by police bullet

He’s only a boy but Belmopan police say he’s a prime suspect in a number of burglaries in the capital city. So when fourteen year old Ian Albert Tun tried [...]

Victim dies; charges upped to murder

Two men on remand for the September fourteenth attack on a sixty-five year old man in Dangriga have had their charges upgraded to murder after the victim died. Twenty-six year [...]

Woman bystander wounded as gunmen shoot at cops

A Belize City woman is lucky to be alive tonight after she was accidentally shot in the head. According to the police, around ten on Saturday night, a patrol spotted [...]

Gang takes bike, shoots owner in abdomen

Meanwhile, cops in the old capital are also on the lookout for a gang of men that shot a security guard in the stomach … for his bicycle. According to [...]

Mental Health Day looks at problem of suicide

Today countries around the world took time out to bring attention to an often neglected health issue: mental illness. In Belize, an official ceremony commemorating World Mental Health Day was [...]

Tournament hopes to revive women’s softball

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and here?s your dish of Sports Monday. If we lived in the desert people, the nine days of continuous heavy rain would have been a [...]