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Tropical Storm Karl visiting northern districts before dawn

When we closed our newscast on Monday night we reported that NEMO was on alert; it has now put into effect a tropical storm watch for northern Belize. Well brace [...]

Man seeking medical attention drops dead

The lifeless body of Denval Davis was discovered sometime around five-thirty this evening in front of Dr. Osbert Usher’s Dental Clinic on Magazine Road.  The body was lying face up [...]

John Doe was killed by a blow to the head

There is very little progress on the identity of a man whose decomposed remains were discovered in a creek off the Hummingbird Highway near Red Rose Farm at mile fourteen [...]

Do you support a shutdown of the business community?

A crime wave continues to grip the. The statistics are shocking, since the beginning of September there have been thirteen reported murders; in Belize City alone, seven persons have been [...]

Belizeans for Justice calls for countrywide shutdown

The lawlessness in the streets is unrelenting. This weekend alone, six murders were reported, but the one that touched many hearts was the slaying of an innocent eight year old [...]

Guatemala ready to seek referendum on ICJ

In December of 2008, Belize and Guatemala signed a special agreement called a compromis.  It heralded the possibility that the border dispute between the two countries could be settled at [...]

Corozal Mayor says they are prepared for TS Karl

As we told you, Tropical Storm Karl is fast approaching the north of Belize where heavy rains and gusts are expected and can cause flooding. We spoke a short while [...]

Who’s Who in the P.U.P.

There will be no challenges to any of the major posts in the new executive of the opposition party. The deadline for submission of names was this past Monday and [...]

Small group protest Northern Regional Hospital

In Belize City, the K.H.M.H. is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary, but in Orange Walk, we found the Northern regional hospital under attack. What they didn’t have in numbers they had [...]

Epileptic man drowns

There were no murders today, but sadly there was still loss of life. A resident of Rasta Street was trying to deal with the city’s heat by going to take [...]

Sixth burglar of law office busted

Police say they have the sixth suspected person who broke into the law offices of Godfrey Smith in the wee hours of last Thursday.  Today twenty-one year old Kareem Gladden, [...]

K.H.M.H. has a quince años

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has come under constant fire in the last year for allegations ranging from negligence to questionable purchases, mismanagement and a myriad of other wrongs. Recently, [...]

CARICOM, Caribbean Policy Center, E.U. and SPEAR collaborate

The alarming crime situation is top among the social ills that the government has to prioritize. The CARICOM Secretariat, the Caribbean Policy Development Center, the European Union and SPEAR are [...]

The Ultimate Duet, Watch them perform for $10,000 Live on Five

It started out with Groups A and B, each with seven duos fighting to keep their place on the country’s biggest talent competition, Duets. Eight couples have been eliminated from [...]

Six weekend murders: 8 yr. Old shot while sleeping in her bed

There is no bottom to the abyss to which crime has plunged. Six persons were murdered in the weekend’s wave of terror; four in the city and two in the [...]

Marlon Zelaya, 17 yrs., murdered

The second minor in the weekend’s blood bath is seventeen year old Marlon Zelaya of Moya Street. The unexplained circumstances surrounding his murder have baffled residents in the St. Martin [...]

Everett Davis, third murder in Old Capital

Shortly after Marlon Zelaya’s murder on Sunday morning, a man riding his bicycle was shot twice on Castle Street. Everett Lincoln Davis was reforming his life after doing time in [...]

Apolonio Salome, 59 yrs. old, murdered

A seventy-three year old man was murdered while visiting his children in Belize City last week. While his murder remains unsolved, a sixty year old citizen was gunned down after [...]

Lyndon Mangar, murdered in Teakettle

Aside from the four homicides in the City, two additional bodies were found in the west. In Teakettle, dogs alerted a villager to a body that was found off a [...]

John Doe murdered off Hummingbird Highway

The murder of Lyndon Mangar is not the only one that Belmopan police have to solve.  This morning another lifeless body was discovered in a creek about a mile off [...]

Lorenzo Garbutt shot in the jaw

There was more violence, but twenty year old Lorenzo Garbutt was fortunate and narrowly escaped death. Garbutt was shot at the corner of King and West Streets by one of [...]

Is arson the cause of the fire that burned home of Inspector Mai?

So far in the newscast we have reported on the shooting spree, but there was other mayhem in the City and elsewhere. Eleven persons were affected by fires over the [...]

Fire destroys home on Airport road

The damage was similar at a house on the Airport Road—all its contents were destroyed and just the frame of the house remained standing. But the cause of this fire [...]

Rash children still missing

It has been two weeks since the Rash siblings, Onelia and Benjamin, disappeared without a trace while selling lime and craboo near the village of Cattle Landing in the Toledo [...]