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House collapses while being raised

Just before news time tonight, a house collapsed in Belize City. The plywood and concrete building at Rivero Extension, off Kraal Road, was occupied by the Young family. The residents [...]

Valley Renaissance wins Super League

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with this week’s rush of Sport Monday and by now you must have heard that Valley Renaissance is the boss. So let’s head to the [...]

Justice turns down Rhett Fuller extradition appeal…

This afternoon businessman Rhett Fuller was escorted by his wife and authorities from the Appeals Court to a waiting police vehicle… to once again be remanded to custody, as a [...]

…And says no to government in referendum case

Fuller wasn’t the only one to get bad news from the Appeals Court. Today the Government of Belize’s constitutional amendments received the second blow when Justices Sosa, Mottley and Carey, [...]

Louie Ganzie appeal also denied

And while Alberto Vellos et al were celebrating their victory, Louis Gentle aka “Louie Ganzie” was being remanded to prison to serve out his life sentence. This morning, Ganzie’s appeal [...]

16 year old murdered; 4 gun shots to the head

In the deadly and dangerous streets of Belize City, another person’s life was cut short. This time, it is a minor who months ago had a quick brush in the [...]

…And the family of the accused says he’s innocent

The Plues Street youth who was detained after the murder of Sharife Smith was charged today for Keeping an Unlicensed Firearm Without a Gun License when he appeared in Family [...]

Seven year old killed in traffic accident

Sharife Smith was not the only youth to lose his life over the past twenty-four hours. A child was also tragically killed in an accident that occurred this afternoon. Seven [...]

Jealousy may be have been motive for cop’s murder

Two murders that happened earlier this week remain unresolved. Police have detained one person and are looking for other persons of interest in connection with the shooting death of Police [...]

Grandmother says she knows who killed 12 year old

In the other case, Belmopan police also have on their hands the mysterious death of twelve year old Saida Noemi Godoy Veliz of Frank’s Eddy Village that occurred on Tuesday [...]

Baby Joshua needs your help

But a Guinea Grass couple needs your help to save the life of their newborn son. Joshua Teck was born with an incomplete esophagus and is unable to be fed [...]

P.M. Barrow heads to Costa Rica to meet U.S. V.P. Biden

In news from G.O.B., it was announced today that Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be traveling to Costa Rica this Sunday where he will be joining Central American presidents for [...]

Turn off your light for earth hour this Saturday

But before the Central Americans huddle with the U.S., the world is being asked to turn off the lights this Saturday for one hour as a part of the annual [...]

Safiyyah has the weekend rundown for entertainment

If you’re single and you’re at loose ends, there’s one activity that could interest you this weekend, Saffiyah has the details and more tips for a weekend of fun … [...]

Off duty police officer killed in Belmopan

It has not been a good week for the Police Department; one officer has been charged with Abetment to Murder, three more may face charges in connection with the same [...]

Chinese Nationals from Cuba without visas detained

For years Chinese nationals have been coming to Belize from the island of Cuba and then making their way to greener pastures in the north. And it seems that business [...]

One Corozal man gets 7 years for incest and assault of minor…

A case in the Orange Walk Supreme Court ended today with a father of seven being sentenced to jail for Incest and Aggravated Assault. To protect the identity of the [...]

…And another fined $5,000 for an unnatural crime

In another disturbing case from the north, twenty year old Eder Pott of Corozal, appeared in the Orange Walk Supreme Court today to face charges of an Unnatural Crime against [...]

Security guard died from gun short at Tourist Village

Tourism-related operations at the Fort Street Tourism Village were on track this morning, despite news that a security guard lost his life there just before daybreak today. By the time [...]

Officer still under investigation for death of 12 year old

Belmopan police are about to detain and question once more, a volunteer special constable in connection with the unresolved death of a young girl. The twelve year old girl had [...]

Bus conflicts prompts action between Belize/Guatemala

We have reported from time to time about the war in the transport industry between local bus companies and now there is another battle developing, but this time with regional [...]

B.N.E. launches charitable trust fund

Belize Natural Energy is the only oil company to extract and export commercial quantities of petroleum from Belize’s soil. It is estimated that from 2005 to 2008 B.N.E. earned three [...]

Ambassadors present credentials to Governor General

In news on the diplomatic front, four ambassadors presented their credentials to the Governor General of Belize, Sir Colville Young today. This morning at the Belize House, Mohammed Al-Allaf of [...]

Belize Barrier Reef in danger of dying

Australia is known for having the largest barrier reef but in the Americas we like to point out that Belize has the largest living barrier reef. That has been the [...]

2nd CARICOM Climate Change conference ends

Still on environmental news, the Second Caribbean Community Conference on Climate Change ended this week in St. Lucia with Secretary General Edwin Carrington calling for the expedition of the Climate [...]