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Police finally catch up with notorious criminal

He had been on the run evading the long arms of the law for some time and has had the dubious reputation as one of Belize’s most notorious criminals. Most [...]

Brawl ends in murder of Leslie Gentle

The month of July ends with a record breaking number of murders in one night. Police have been unable to solve the four murders of the weekend and now they [...]

Printer shot dead at girlfriend’s house

The second deadly incident occurred around eight-thirty last night while the victim was at his girlfriend’s house on Lavender Street in the Saint Martin de Porres area. Twenty-one year old [...]

Twenty-two year old shot dead off his bike

Wednesday night was deadly. A third victim was murdered as he rode his bicycle on Holy Emmanuel Street. For the family of twenty-three year old Kenton Lewis, it is difficult [...]

Mother calls off funeral, baffled over remains

Her son went missing and the remains of twenty-four year old Pedro Guzman, were found on Saturday, July twenty-sixth. On Monday his mother, Lorraine Guzman, thought that the body retrieved [...]

Three arrests in drug busts

Three persons are detained for separate drugs busts on the island of San Pedro. Around one this morning police conducted a search at the home of twenty-three year old Jermaine [...]

Americans, Belizean arrested for unlicensed ammunition

Two Americans and a Belizean have been arrested for ammunition-related charges. Sixty-seven year old Marion Cunningham Jr., twenty-three year old Simon Sisco and a fifteen year old minor of Benque [...]

Police nab robber of Chinese grocer

A twenty-two year old was remanded to Hattieville prison today after holding up a Chinese grocer twice. Delroy Chaplin of West Collet Canal was charged with six counts of Burglary [...]

Sting operation cracks sale of illegal lottery

A sting operation by the police to bring control to the sale of illegal lottery has yielded five arrests in the course of this week of persons who sold the [...]

C.Y.D.P. launches Mayflower People’s Coalition

With crime out of control, authorities and concerned residents are looking for ways to fight back. The revitalisation of the Conscious Youth Development Program earlier this year is one initiative [...]

Maya Papaya/Eagle Produce restart operations

Tonight there is good news to report on a story we aired last week on the closure of Maya Papaya. According to Co-owner Abe Dyck, the company was able to [...]

Regional beauties in Belize for Miss Costa Maya

This week’s revelation of a living room Miss Belize pageant left a bitter taste in your mouth, but there is a pageant coming up that you are invited to and [...]

Nollywood movies are big hit in Belize

If you have heard about Hollywood and Bollywood, well now there’s Nollywood! It’s the buzz around town and it has to do with a different selection of movies; so get [...]

ComPol tackles case of missing evidence

A police prosecutor is in the hot seat for missing evidence in the sensational case involving businessman, Jose Shoman. The Belize City businessman was freed of charges on July eleventh [...]

Sergeant demoted for Neglect of Duty

Meanwhile in Dangriga, a police sergeant felt the full brunt of the law and has been demoted to the rank of corporal. The officer was additionally fined three hundred dollars [...]

Police intercept robbery in process

And in Belize City, this morning police stopped a robber dead in his tracks as he struggled with the owner of a Chinese store on Meighan Avenue in the King’s [...]

Delivery man held up at gunpoint, son beaten up

And in another part of the city a delivery man was not so lucky. Just before noon Tuesday, forty-three year old Cirilo Ical was robbed at gunpoint while making a [...]

U.B. student behind bars for unlicensed firearms/ammo

And in news from the Magistrate Court, a U.B. student is behind bars today for keeping an unlicensed firearm and ammunition. He is twenty-seven year old Giovanni Remijio Duran. Police [...]

Eighteen year old faces charge of Attempted Murder

And a charge of Attempted Murder and six other offences were placed on eighteen year old Cameron Blease when he appeared in Court today. The other charges include Dangerous Harm, [...]

Two freed after complainant withdraws charges

But two men had charges dismissed in court today. The two, twenty-one year old Keith Middleton and nineteen year old Marlon Foreman, were charged with aggravated assault for an incident [...]

“Do the Right Thing” award goes to Dangriga student

Not all news from the police is bad. And today they put up a brave and generous face as the men in uniform “did the right thing” with young people [...]

Stabbing incident at Pound Yard Bridge leaves two injured

Just before this newscast, a stabbing was reported at the Pound Yard Bridge, in front of a hotdog vendor and in an area in close proximity of the Pound Yard [...]

Scouts prepare for first regional encounter in Belize

Next April over six hundred children aged seven to eleven will converge on Camp Oakley for the fifth Central American Cub Scout Encounter. It is the first time that Belize [...]

Kolbe Board to approve new C.E.O.

When prison C.E.O., Marlon Skeen, handed in his resignation two weeks ago, the Kolbe Foundation appointed Mel Auil Junior as acting Chief Executive Officer. On Friday, the board will meet [...]

Garbage controversy ends with fire

Exactly two weeks ago, a Belize City man was crying for help to solve health hazards caused by garbage trucks parked at his home near the Pound Yard Bridge. Today [...]