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Afternoon robbery at Senor Coconuts; 1 suspect is injured

There was a shooting at Senor Coconuts on Eve Street in Belize City just before three this afternoon; a suspected robber was injured in a foiled robbery attempt by armed [...]

3 die in early morning collision on the Northern Highway

A police officer and two others are dead tonight after a horrible traffic accident on the Northern Highway in the wee hours of this morning. Police Constable Dion Makin Junior [...]

Reaction from across the border on Guatemalan killed by B.D.F.

On Wednesday evening, a Guatemalan logger was killed in a shootout with the Belize Defence Force. It is second such incident this year and it is being vehemently protested by [...]

OAS observing investigation into death of illegal logger

The Guatemalan Foreign Ministry posted an official release on its website. It condemns the killing of Martinez and puts the incident in the area of Machaquila near El Carrizal, Peten, [...]

Mother of accused murderer cries self-defense

On Thursday night we told you about the fatal stabbing incident on George Street that claimed the life of eighteen year old Raheem Smith. Sometime around two in the afternoon, [...]

Chris Lowe to be arraigned for wounding Bert Vasquez

This coming Tuesday, Christopher Lowe will be arraigned on a charge of wounding. Lowe is the father of thirteen year old Jasmine, whose murder in June triggered a massive community [...]

List of new butane prices released after $30 decrease

It was announced on Thursday that butane prices would take a huge dip of thirty dollars per hundred pound cylinder. The higher prices are for the LPG Imported from Mexico [...]

Kenrick Williams gets life in prison for strangling 16 year old girl

Thirty-four year old Kenrick Williams, convicted of strangling sixteen year old Elia Gonzalez to death in 2004, has been sentenced to life in prison.  Gonzalez, a student who was heading [...]

Trio accused of stealing 125 tons of sugar granted $30,000 bail

Two weeks ago, Belize City fishermen, thirty year old Ernel Brooks, thirty five year old Alex O’Brien and sixty eight year old, Oscar Mena,  appeared before the Magistrate court to [...]

Seine Bight bandits arrested after Thursday night burglary

In Seine Bight, quick police work led to the detention of three men for a burglary at the house of BWEL salesman Andy Williams, between eight and eleven o’clock on [...]

San Ignacio Police gets upgrades to fight increasing crime

Through the U.S. Embassy, the San Ignacio Police Department has received an automated fingerprint identification system. The Aphis system will be linked to Belize City and Belmopan data bases. The [...]

Fun and First Aid at the Red Cross’ 1st Summer Camp

The Belize Red Cross today held its closing ceremony for its first ever summer camp that catered for school age children from the south side. The students were engaged in [...]

Football stars in Smart Summer Camp take home trophies and certificates

Outstanding campers received certificates this morning in the Stars Summer Camp. The football camp drew a large number of participants that honed their skills on the various techniques of the [...]