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Killed while drinking with friends in Orange Walk

There were two murders in Orange Walk last week and this week will end with two more bodies. In the wake of the shooting death of forty-four year old store [...]

Postmortem results on 2 murder victims released

While a postmortem examination is pending for the body of Javier Ack, police have issued the findings on the two murders of Keith Lewis and Sunil Punjabi on Monday and [...]

PIV member escapes 4 gunshots

Shortly before eleven this morning shots were fired on Mahogany Street but luckily no one was injured. According to eye witnesses, a small group of men were sitting under the [...]

Protest against violence in Cayo

The recent murder of thirteen year old Jasmine Lowe has struck a chord with Cayo residents, who are now standing up against the general increase in criminal activity in the [...]

Cayo’s top cop says crime is down

Even though, the residents say that violence in Cayo has escalated to the point where some don’t even report crimes because they have lost faith in the police, the Officer [...]

Reward for capture of Jasmine Lowe’s killer

A ten thousand dollar reward is being offered for information that can lead to a conviction for the murder of thirteen year old Jasmine Lowe. Several taxi drivers have been [...]

Fire in Taylor’s Alley

On Thursday night an old building in the Taylor’s Alley was burned down. Firefighters were quick on the scene to put out the blaze which was in the middle of [...]

Amateur Athletic Association dissolved

Earlier this year, the Belize Amateur Athletic Association came under fire by its own members. A discord with the president and members resulted in election that was not sanctioned by [...]

Another witness contracts amnesia

In January of this year Earl Claire was sent to jail for three years and fined ten thousand dollars on a drug trafficking charge of twenty-three thousand grams of Marijuana. [...]

Given another chance at trial for marijuana conviction

Lance Welch and Jermaine Matura were today acquitted of the 2009 Kraal Road attempted murders of Glenford Burgess and Keon Francis. The two men were acquitted of the attempt murder [...]

Cayo Family center of Jerry Springer type controversy and abuse

Our newsroom received a desperate call on Thursday evening from a Santa Elena woman, who was afraid to go home because her common-law-husband was threatening to kill her. Maria Vasquez [...]

Prime Minister rolls out new appointments

Prime Minister Dean Barrow held his first full press conference in months earlier this week. On Wednesday the PM did some house cleaning and announced the appointment of new members [...]

Who pays for those pimped out ministerial rides?

Barrow also faced a question that has faced every administration since Independence in 1981. How is it that even during austere times when ministries are expected to tighten the proverbial [...]

Years of manatee research in Belize and Cuba

While the streets and highways are populated with SUV’s and pose a minimal risk for pedestrians, our coastal waters also hold dangers for one large mammal.  Manatees face a distinct [...]

Waiting for your call at the Belize Red Cross telethon

The Belize Red Cross always comes to the rescue in times of disaster and is now branching out its program to include additional services to youth and vulnerable residents. But [...]

Matron Robert’s Health Fair and Free Testing

Another organization that is doing its fair share of work is the Matron Robert’s Polyclinic Two. The healthcare facility is located in Belize City and over the years it has [...]