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Glenford Matura: the latest Belize City resident to be murdered

Eighteen-year old Elmore Neal was killed on Saturday afternoon in broad daylight. His death is still mired in controversy because it involved a police officer.  Neal was fatally shot a [...]

Eleven shootings in eight days

There have been eleven shootings in eight days in the City streets.  The latest was on Tuesday night when Elvis Bevans was shot twice to his left leg and foot. [...]

Video records robbery at Doony’s

The murder and shooting were followed by an armed hold up on Albert Street. The thieves in downtown Belize City were brazen enough to carry out their deeds just before [...]

Customs officer died from blow to the head

The post mortem examination on the body of a customs officer who died while in police custody in Orange Walk Town has concluded and it doesn’t offer much to the [...]

No referendum in sight for Guatemalans on going to ICJ

The dust has still not settled over the Foreign Minister’s recent comments about artificial borders in the many twists of Belize’s number one foreign policy and national issue. But this [...]

Guatemalans call Ya’axchѐ conservation post a military outpost

By the time the technocrats get through all the red tape, it’s going to be quite a while before the dispute reaches the ICJ, if it does.   But in the [...]

Guatemalans block B.D.F. from travelling on portion of Sarstoon River

The complaint from Guatemala about militarization of the border came shortly after the post was installed.  The political spin by Guatemala was that Belize installed the outpost as a political [...]

Belize Electricity Limited back in court

Judgment has been reserved in an appeal between the Public Utilities Commission and the Belize Electricity Limited.  In October, Court of Appeals’ Justice Denys Barrow was one of three judges [...]

Accused sex offender gets out on bail

He tried three times and tonight he is out on bail. That’s thirty two year-old Keon Williams aka Gambis, who made the news last November when he was accused of [...]

Former ICB cashier charged for stealing ten thousand dollars

Another man who is out on bail is thirty year old Abisai Canul, the former cashier for the Insurance Corporation of Belize. According to ICB Financial controller, Abel Samos, Canul [...]

Career burglar caught once again

A Belize City chef spent five years behind bars for crimes of dishonesty and he was released in February, 2009. But it seems that twenty-six year old Eugene Lanza hasn’t [...]

Hand in Hand to meet with St. John Vianney management over fence

Two entities of the Catholic Diocese clashed on Tuesday evening when Hand in Hand Ministries started breaking down a portion of Saint John Vianney School’s fence. But it wasn’t some [...]

The silent killer diabetes takes its toll on Belize

It is estimated that as many as thirteen point one percent of Belizeans over twenty years old are affected by diabetes and that puts Belize as the country with the [...]

Custom’s Officer dies after falling from police pick-up

Police were on alert over the past extended weekend but still the criminals ruled the streets. There were two murders, many shootings, one which ended fatally at the hands of [...]

Elmore Neal killed by officer who feared for his life

While the Duran family claims Matthias died due to police negligence, in Belize City another family is grieving the loss of a loved one who died after he was shot [...]

Wax House resident shot to death on Prince Street

Turning to the weekend’s homicide’s, Jeffery Martindale Kelly was shot at least seven times on Monday night while he stood at the corner of Prince Street and the canal side [...]

Cane farmer hacked to death

The long weekend also saw more violence erupting in the north where a group of youths allegedly took matters into their own hands in San Lazaro Village, eight miles away [...]

Minister’s son is a beneficiary of lucrative Xate contract

By now you have heard of the Xate operations that are being undertaken by Eco-Green in the Cayo District. It is a controversial business because primarily Guatemalans cross into the [...]

Hand in Hand Ministries destroys St. John Vianney’s fence

Ruckus erupted in the south side this afternoon when two entities of the catholic Diocese went head to head over and old land dispute. The staff and principal of Saint [...]

Doctor John Gough charged with Wounding

Back on February fifteenth, a sixth form student, Carlos Zelaya Junior reported to the police that he had been badly beaten by Dr. John Gough, a prominent cardiologist, and Egbert [...]