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Succotz resident dies after being beaten on San Pedro

Last Wednesday, Emerito Itza, a former teacher and B.D.F. soldier from Succotz was attacked on the beach in San Pedro where he had moved to earn a living. The paper [...]

Police officer shot while averting a robbery in Esperanza

A police officer was wounded in Esperanza, Cayo District, over the weekend. He was trying to avert a robbery when he was shot by one of three robbers. His belt [...]

Cooler heads prevail; tensions with Guatemala die down

Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington left the country today; we caught up with him at the airport just before he boarded his flight.  Going into the weekend, it was reported [...]

“Sedi” Elrington says OAS always monitoring situation

Belize will have to complete a report on the incident in a twenty-one day period and as far as we know, the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, is [...]

The State of Preparedness for the Referendum

The long-standing territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala will be the subject of simultaneous referenda to be held on October sixth, 2013. The question of whether or not the matter [...]

Ellis Meighan charged for Attempted Murder of Y.F.F. Employee

A Youth For the Future employee, thirty year old Delone Vernon was shot just before six a.m. last Friday while on his way to work. According to reports, as Vernon [...]

Another Aggravated Burglary; guise now a police officer?

Last week we reported on a suspicious aggravated burglary at the home of Central Bank Governor, Glen Ysaguirre on Coney Drive.  That has been followed by another similar incident. Silbia [...]

Over $15,000 stolen from Caye Caulker Water Taxi

There’s more news on the crime blotter. A security guard at the Caye Caulker Water Taxi Terminal is tonight in custody following the robbery of over fifteen thousand dollars worth [...]

Cotton Tree Resident charged with Attempted Robbery and more…

Thirty-four year old Owen Parham, a resident of Cotton Tree Village, appeared before Magistrate Aretha Ford today in excruciating pain following an incident involving a police officer on Friday when [...]

Over $26 Million lost in Guatemalan Excursions; FCD makes recommendations

Three Guatemalans have been killed this year in Belizean territory. The most recent was on October fifth when Francisco Quim Cab was killed in the Chiquibul. After a two year [...]

Belize in danger of being a Failed Pariah State

Some small Caribbean countries are in danger of acquiring the reputation as failed pariah states, according to an editorial in Sunday’s Jamaican Observer. Belize and Grenada are being placed in [...]

Superstar! Who will win the $10,000 Cash Prize?

After the long weekend, it’s time to get back in the groove and head to the Bliss as the semi finals of the Next Superstar, gets going. Tonight the top [...]

Sports Tuesday: Football and Basketball across the Jewel

Week 8 of the PLB Football Competition saw Police united play host to FC San Felipe Barcelona inside the Isidorio Beaton Stadium Saturday night as teams intensify their bid to [...]