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Stabbed, castrated, then set on fire in a quiet village

We have covered stories about gruesome murders, but tonight the slaying of a forty-one year old man in the north is one of the most horrific to report. Philip Hall [...]

Mechanic, charged for murder in front of Korea Electronics

As we said, sixteen year old Alexander Murray, a mechanic, was killed on Saturday morning. He and his older brother Alton, along with two friends, Glenford Martinez and Michael Stevens, [...]

Fake cop gets a total of 8 real charges in court

The infamous fake cop, Aaron Wilson, who ran a scam on the Police Department for six months, was back in court today. On Wilson’s first appearance, he was charged with [...]

Do you think that the education system is antiquated?

Anthropologist in social violence, Dr. Herbert Gayle, revealed a summary of his research on Male Social Participation and Violence in Urban Belize this past Monday. The findings are not entirely [...]

American Bar Association considers rule of law in Belize

At the end of this week, the Supreme Court begins its summer recess.  As it heads into its six week break, uncertainty and instability are hanging over the Justice sector. [...]

Beatings, lung collapsing, peppering of eyes in police custody

Dr. Herbert Gayle, the social anthropologist finds that the police are at war with the youths and sixty percent of young people have witnessed police brutality. This was disclosed on [...]

Youths tell researcher they are at war with police

Herbert Gayle’s Research also discussed the implications of the rift between the judiciary and the police department. While both are in disagreement, Gayle pointed out that there needs to be [...]

Social Violence Anthropologist says leadership needed in Belize

Gayle did not stop with the police, the judiciary, or even the education system. He also knocked the government, which over decades had allowed people to squat, to expand in [...]

114 prisoners sick with symptoms resembling dengue

A substantial number of inmates at the Belize Central Prison have come down with what appears to be symptoms of dengue fever.  Newly appointed CEO Earl Jones today confirmed that [...]

Glenford Diego found guilty of attempting to kill a cab driver

Nineteen year old Glenford Diego, who has been on remand for attempted murder since November of 2007, is tonight facing a maximum of eighteen years to life in prison when [...]

Under-15 basketball players staying at substandard facility in Guatemala

A team of young basketball players are representing Belize in Guatemala at the Junior COCABA Under-15 games. So far the team has won a game against Mexico, but it is [...]

The dead are not welcome in Hattieville Village

The Belize City Council announced plans for a new cemetery near mile thirteen on the Western Highway about a week ago and it is already facing opposition from Hattieville residents. [...]

Deputy Mayor Philoughby says cemetery site is acceptable

But Deputy Mayor, Philip Willoughby says that the council and ministries collaborating on the project did their homework before deciding on the site. Willoughby also feels there is no need [...]