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Robbery turns to murder on Southern Highway

Police have yet to make an arrest in the beating murder of a farmer from the Stann Creek District. The incident occurred on Friday afternoon at the home of thirty-seven [...]

Argument at gas station followed by shooting

A popular seaweed vendor escaped death when he was shot in the back of the head on Friday night. Police say Clement Palacio, also known as “Papa Roots”, was shot [...]

Accused robber shot by cops after drawing gun

A suspect who was wanted in connection with a string of robberies over the past few weeks is in stable condition after he was shot by cops after he drew [...]

Third suspect arrested in Santana home invasion

A third suspect has been arrested and charged in the home invasion that occurred in Santana Village earlier this month. Twenty-three year old Hubert “Kid” Velasquez was picked up by [...]

Escaped convict collared by Dangriga cops

Police also had good luck in Dangriga when they captured escaped prisoner Gilbert Requena. The thirty-two year old, who busted out of Hattieville in October with three other inmates, has [...]

Convicted burglar gets extra year for hiding identity

A man sentenced to two years in prison for burglary, has been given an extra year behind bars for lying to the magistrate about his name. When appearing before Magistrate [...]

B.E.L. paints lampposts, politician repaints with ads

The battle for the city’s lampposts continued today with a strange dance taking place in the Pickstock Division. Belize Electricity Limited, owner of the poles, is making good on its [...]

Amid crime, political conflict, some good works stand out

Criminals may continue to prey on law abiding Belizeans and politicians will not stop arguing about whether we live in the best or worst of times. But on Christmas Eve [...]

Young chess champs crowned in weekend tourney…

While their parents were shopping this weekend, the children were up to some less material pursuits. First up was the Children Chess Extravaganza which took place at the Belize Elementary [...]

… while “Masters of the Floor” wow the crowd

Next, on Saturday night a huge crowd gathered at the Brodie’s parking lot on the Northern Highway for the finale of the Masters of the Floor competition. All ten dancers [...]

Electrician is big winner in Benny’s raffle

There was plenty of cash and prizes floating around this year as businesses all over Belize held promotions in an effort to lure customers to their doors and reward them [...]

F.C. and Verdes share lead in RFG Cup competition

James Adderley Good evening, I’m James Adderley and here’s your Christmas dish of Sports Monday. Week thirteen of the RFG Cup Tournament brought the San Pedro Dolphins to the M.C.C. [...]