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Mission Cruise in Belize

While the major cruise lines are working out the kinks for a new tendering policy, one cruise ship sailed smoothly into our waters today. Belize is one of the regular [...]

Lyrical Poets, Youth Voices to a fresh start

On Tuesday’s newscast we showcased some of the talent that will be honed with Youth Voices. The participants came forward in what was clearly a rebirth of the poetry movement [...]

Boss of Kraal Road, Raymond ‘Killa’ Gentle murdered

There are two murders to report tonight and both of them are leaving more unease because of who they are. The body of a missing twelve year old girl was [...]

12 year old Jannessa Jones murdered

The other homicide involves a twelve year old girl whose mother appeared on our newscast on Tuesday night. Janessa Jones went missing on Monday and today her body was retrieved [...]

Mother of youth who fell from cruise ship pleads for help

A Puerto Rican National who went missing while on a cruise ship in Belizean waters on January fifth has still not been found. Jose Miguel Pietri Tello was on board [...]

Tender association will do business with cruise lines

Tender owners who recently came together to form an association to ferry cruise tourists exclusively to the Fort Street Tourism Village are tonight putting final touches to the structure of [...]

Should visitors who commit offences be treated differently?

In light of a story about a US national who has had to extend her stay in Belize because of traffic infractions and whose family has been making allegations on [...]

Belizeans for Justice ask Courts for Promised 13th Senator

There are currently twelve members appointed to the Senate. But there was a promise of a thirteenth senator to represent non-governmental organizations. NGO’s had already nominated Greg Choc as their [...]

Loop in firearm act; no mention of homemade gun

Three adults and a minor were charged last Friday for Keeping a Prohibited Firearm after police found a suspected homemade gun in a yard at Curl Thompson Street. The sixteen [...]

Matura charged for rape of mother of 3

A week ago a woman was raped at her house in the northern Belize District. Her three children were also at home when the heinous incident allegedly occurred.  Tonight there [...]

Police substation closed due to a faulty roof

Residents of Belama have reported an increase in crime within their community over the past two months.  The spike is being attributed to the unannounced closure of the police substation [...]

Restore Belize workshop; strategy to curb crime underway

Restore Belize was established in June 2010 as a crime reduction initiative to operate from the Office of the Prime Minister.  The program became necessary since violent crime has been [...]

One year anniversary of Earthquake in Haiti

It has been one year since an earthquake measuring seven point one on the Richter Scale shook the lives of residents of Haiti. The National Palace, one of the strongest [...]