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15 year old’s throat slashed in Cayo

Two men, one woman and a minor were all murdered over the past weekend. In the west, a minor’s life was cut short on Sunday night and it is suspected [...]

Bullets spray on Antelope Street: 5 persons shot, 2 dead

In the City, the gun violence broke out early with a double murder at the start of the weekend. Antelope Street looked like a war zone on Friday night. Two [...]

3 more shot; one woman murdered Monday morning on Antelope Street

The double murder of Eric Arana and Dwayne Tillett in the City was followed by another homicide on Antelope Street at the break of dawn on Monday morning. This time [...]

More shootings in the Old Capital

Aside from the murders, two other persons were injured in Belize City over the weekend. Twenty two year old Randy Allen and eighteen year old Brandon Vasquez were both shot [...]

Fuss about bus; who will run west and who will run north?

We reported last week on the complaints by the Belize Bus Owners’ Cooperative over new zoning being proposed by the Department of Transport that granted West Line Bus Company Limited [...]

Chocoholics enjoy Cacao Festival

The Toledo Cacao Festival took place over the weekend in southern Belize, the home of the organic cacao and of the prized Belizean chocolate. The festival attracted throngs of both [...]

More than 100 bullets fired at home of Cabana Owner

On Friday the Gang Suppression Unit carried out a predawn raid at Miguel Menjivar’s residence in the Las Flores community in Belmopan. Menjivar is the owner of La Cabana Bar [...]

Bert Vasquez back in Court; pleads to judge for damaged reputation

Also in court, twenty-seven year old Bert Vasquez was arraigned on three counts; Aggravated Assault, Abduction and Harm upon a sixteen year old minor. Late in the hearing, Vasquez requested [...]

Accused killer acquitted of charges

The accused gunman in a double murder was freed today due to inadmissible evidence. A Valentine’s Day ambush on Gill Street in 2008 left two men dead and one injured. [...]

Fabian Bain escapes prison

A prisoner, who is considered to be dangerous, is on the loose after escaping from custody this morning. The Belize Police Department and the Kolbe Foundation are now asking for [...]

Lord’s Bank resident missing in river

The search for eighty-one year old Dalton Franklin, a resident of Lord’s Bank, who went missing on Monday afternoon, continued along the Belize River today.  Franklin, who was accompanied by [...]

Carnal intercourse against the order of nature

The case against the Attorney General’s Office which is being brought by Caleb Orozco and the United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) challenging Section Fifty-Three of the Criminal Code is a [...]

Winners and losers of political conventions

A sea of blue flooded the west and the north of the country was covered in red on Sunday as both major political parties held divisional conventions. In San Ignacio, [...]

Chicago’s Garifuna Flavor on Food Channel

We told you last week that a Belizean cuisine restaurant in Chicago would be featured on the Food Network’s hit show, Diners Drive-ins and Dives. The episode aired on Monday [...]

Exhibit and lecture on human trafficking of children

Human Trafficking has become a global problem that rarely ends in convictions because victims are reluctant to go before the courts. Today the Embassy of Mexico hosted “A Day for [...]

Sports Guru, James Adderley, has the winning stats

Good Evening. I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. In week 13 of the Belize Bank Super League Tournament, the red hot Orange Walk United hosted the always dangerous [...]