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13 year old Jasmine Lowe murdered

All hopes were dashed aside shortly after noon today for the family of thirteen year old Jasmine Lowe. The young girl went missing on Monday after she left her father’s [...]

Twin Towns residents say it’s time to take action against crime

Galvanized by the tragedy that struck the communities of San Ignacio and Santa Elena, residents addressed the media on the scene where Jasmine Lowe’s body was found. They say that [...]

Developer cuts through Biological Corridor without permission

Minister Lisel Alamilla has issued a stop order on a development in a protected area in the Belize District. The developer, a Guatemalan company named Green Tropics Limited, was dredging [...]

U.S. donates police vehicles with cameras and crime scene equipment

The violent crime statistics has placed Belize among the five most violent countries globally. The US government today stepped in with a major donation that will hopefully assist to improve [...]

Borders and airport to get electronic passport systems by October

Although Belize has designated border crossings, the processing of visitors and nationals can sometimes lag. To speed up the process and to make it efficient, the western and northern border [...]

Asst. Commissioner says Police will rid department of rogue cops

On Monday June fourth, robbers armed with high powered rifles stormed the Toledo Teachers Credit Union.  While having their weapons pointed at the credit union employees, they raided the facility [...]

Shandoy Jeffords sentenced to 10 years in prison for Manslaughter

Twenty-seven year-old Shandoy Jeffords of Belize City was convicted of manslaughter last Thursday in the death of fifty year old Antonio Almendarez, a Security Guard of Fido’s restaurant on San [...]

Meighan back in court for Aggravated Assault against cop

An eighteen year old was remanded to prison on Tuesday for Aggravated Assault and Discharging a Firearm in Public. Today, Tyrone Meighan was back in court on additional charges following [...]

Heavy rains caused flooding in Belize Rural Central

On Tuesday we reported on the loss of crops in the Belize River Valley caused by flooding from recent torrential rains. Closer to the old capital, it is just beginning [...]

Basketball Tour begins

Three by three games; it’s a popular form of basketball but you’ll mostly find it played in backyards. But the perception of this variation of basketball is changing internationally and [...]

Keeping protected areas secured

Earlier in the newscast we reported that an order has been issued to stop dredging in a protected area. We caught up with Minister Lisel Alamilla at the opening of [...]