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Youth killed during gun battle with police

Criminals let loose over the weekend and in tonight’s newscast, we lead with reports of a fatal shooting, two murders and the latest on a grenade that exploded at the [...]

“Benji” murdered on Baron Bliss Day

And in a murder in Belize City, Brian Williams, also known as “Benji”, would have turned thirty-four on March seventeenth but will never get to see that day because his [...]

Carmelita villager found dead with shirt tied around neck

There was another murder over the weekend but that one occurred in the Orange Walk District. There are more questions than answers in this case and while details are sketchy, [...]

Bomb expert says latest grenade was deadliest

One of the issues that the media was persistent about at today’s police conference was the increasing incidents of grenade explosions; the fourth which occurred on March third at the [...]

Investigation into death of canero may fall short

One month and eight days after canero Antanacio Gutierrez was shot dead in the riot in Orange Walk the investigations are still ongoing. The wife of the fallen cane farmer, [...]

Marcel Cardona loses portfolio in Cabinet reshuffle

For weeks speculation had been rife that a Cabinet reshuffle would be imminent after the municipal elections. Well today, the first order of business, even before Cabinet met, was the [...]

CARICOM leaders meet in Belize

In other news from Belmopan, CARICOM leaders will meet in Belize for two days this week. Topics for the twentieth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government will [...]

Adult, 2 two minors charged with Bachelor Inn murder

Moving to the courts, in an update to the murder of a Chinese businessman at Bachelor Inn last Friday, one adult and two minors appeared in Magistrates’ Court on charges [...]

Conch Shell Bay Fisherman gets five years for Robbery

And a fisherman from Conch Shell Bay will spend the next five years in jail. In court this morning, Magistrate Aretha Ford found thirty-three year old Freddy Grant guilty of [...]

White Swan bar patrons robbed at gunpoint

In other crime news, around ten-thirty on Friday night, four masked bandits, armed with handguns, targeted the White Swan Bar at mile seven on the Stann Creek Valley Road. Bartender, [...]

Two shot during robbery of tacos vendor

An early morning robbery on Sunday left two persons wounded. Around eight-thirty a.m. two thieves targeted the tacos stand at the corner of Banak Street and Central American Boulevard and [...]

Three vehicles damaged in Northern Highway accident

A three car pile-up on the northern highway has left several persons with various degrees of injuries. At around eight-forty Sunday morning, fifty-one year old Julio Diaz of Belama Phase [...]

C.E.O. of B.E.L. discusses utility issues

For months Belize Electricity Limited C.E.O., Lynn Young, has remained silent on the company’s ongoing disagreements with the Public Utilities Commission. This morning, however, Young appeared as a guest on [...]

Women in Art celebrates female artists

The art world in Belize has been dominated traditionally by men, but trends over the past few years are showing that is changing. Women have often preserved tradition and culture [...]

Belize Bank back in top spot in La Ruta Maya

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and here’s this week’s look at Sports Monday. The final schedule in this week’s Belize Bank Super League post season was staged over the weekend [...]