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Girlfriend shot and watched 20 year old boyfriend murdered

The weekend street violence started on Friday when Edmond Panton was shot and killed on Mex Avenue shortly after four o’clock. That murder was followed by another just after midnight [...]

Shooting at the basketball court

Hours later, at around four-forty-five on Saturday morning, shots rang out once again on the South Side of Belize City, injuring nineteen year old Nigel Augustine. Augustine was on the [...]

Teachers and students protest against crime in Benque

The anti-crime protests that started in San Ignacio last week sparked another further west and in the City. In Benque Viejo Del Carmen, the B.N.T.U. joined students from seven schools [...]

Was another child molested in the West?

There is another allegation of sexual abuse of minors in the west. Residents in Benque Viejo are angry that an alleged child predator is free after he was detained for [...]

1st round of negotiations of Superbond with bondholders to be held next week

On the financial front, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, will be presenting the national budget to the House of Representatives this Friday. The PM says we can expect an austerity budget; [...]

Belize City Primary Schools protest against crime

Last week residents of the twin-towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena came out in full force to protest on the eve of the arraignment of alleged predator of young [...]

Bicyclists rob gas station attendant and supervisor

Just before four p.m. on Sunday two masked bandits targeted Esso Superstation on Cemetery Road near the Pound Yard Bridge. Twenty-six year old Supervisor Anorio Coc says that while inside [...]

Rape and Robbery of U.S. Citizen in Dangriga

An aggravated burglary turned into a case of rape of a U.S. National in Dangriga Town. The fifty-four year old U.S. citizen reported that sometime around three Saturday morning, she [...]

Bailey won’t get bail for Attempted Murder

A Raccoon Street resident has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred two months ago. Forty-one year old Larry Sutherland was shot on April twenty-first and the suspected [...]

Residents carrying illegal weapons taken to prison

Two illegal firearms were taken off the streets on Sunday and so were the men carrying them. Thirty year Kareem Bennett and twenty-seven year old Chris Reynolds were both remanded [...]

UB Professor says sex predators never caught on 1st offence

Last Wednesday, the long arms of the law caught up with twenty-eight year old Bert Vasquez, the Belize City man who faces a murder charge for Jasmine Lowe and eleven [...]

Swift action by GSU leads to arrest of gun toting robbers

On Saturday shortly after two o’clock in the morning, a team of GSU officers were conducting an operation when they came across two men who reported that they had just [...]

Cops clean up streets during Police Week

The Community Policing Unit has embarked on a project that entails the Broken Windows Theory which is a concept in which the upkeep of the environments may stop vandalism and [...]

Lord’s Bank resident wins September Celebrations Theme Competition

A winner has been selected in the annual Theme Competition for the September celebrations. In 2011, the competition had record participation with a hundred and sixty entries, but there’s a [...]

James Adderley captivating weekend moments in Sports

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley. Welcome, this to this portion of Sports Monday. Twenty-eight of Belize’s Elite cyclists congregated at La Democracia on the Western Highway yesterday for the start [...]