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2 Chinese women brutally murdered

The government is in crisis mode, there were four murders in Belize City over the weekend. Statistically, since the beginning of the year, there are a total of thirty-three murders; [...]

Possible suspect detained for questioning

Before five o’clock this afternoon, when the protest had subsided, a suspect was taken to court in connection with the murders of the Chinese grocers as they stood inside their [...]

Asian Businesses close doors for 2 days in protest of murders

As we said earlier, the Chinese community held an unprecedented protest following the murder of two female Chinese grocers. To cement their message that they are sorely fed up of [...]

Wagner’s Lane resident gunned down near his home

The old Capital’s murder spree started on Saturday morning when a resident of Wagner’s Lane was brutally riddled with a barrage of bullets. Forty-four year old Joe Hamilton was murdered [...]

Abner Rodriguez, a family man, murdered

A father of two was the weekend’s fourth murder victim in the lawlessness that engulfed the streets over the weekend. Abner Rodriguez last saw his family on Saturday evening after [...]

Police charge suspect for previous murders

While four murders were added to the rapidly growing list that now stands at a staggering thirty-three, charges have now been levied the murder of a Lebanese born woman. On [...]

Upsurge in homicides; now P.M. plans to bring back preventative detention bill

As we said earlier, the four weekend murders sent the government scurrying for solutions. The police met in emergency over the weekend and this afternoon Prime Minister Barrow along with [...]

Death penalty still part of the law; but Barrow to revisit preventative detention

In the public outcry on the escalating crime situation, there is a plea to implement capital punishment. According to P.M. Barrow, the death penalty is still very much part of [...]

P.M. and Police Minister agree to institute preventative detention

Back to the prime minister’s press conference this afternoon. Undoubtedly the issue of preventative detention was initially met with protest from the Belizean public when the matter arose in 2010.  [...]

G.O.B. will seek additional funding to assist in fight against crime

Another measure that the government is contemplating to fight crime, is to seek funding for equipment and training. Dean Barrow “I am committed to finding now additional money for the [...]

Placencia resident killed during highway accident, several persons injured

There’s one more tragedy to report that occurred during the weekend of bloodshed, but the death of thirty-year old Ionie Westby was not the result of street violence. Ionie was [...]

Fuel goes up!

The price of fuel is consistently erratic. The pump prices have been anything but stable and last week Thursday’s changes were not the last. Sunday night the prices changed once [...]

A step forward in trade & investment between Belize and México

Prime Minister Dean Barrow went on an official visit to Mexico last October when he met with President Felipe Calderon. They agreed to expand the facilitation of trade and investment [...]

Regional Fisheries Management $6 Million budget; How much will Belize get?

One of six workshops among African, Caribbean and Pacific countries is taking place at the Biltmore Plaza. Personnel involved in fisheries management from the ACP are reviewing the progress of [...]

Sportscaster James Adderley has the winners

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and here’s this week’s rush of Sports Monday. Thirty-three of the rising stars in Belizean Cycling suited up for the 12th Annual Junior Cross Country [...]