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Half million dollars ransom, but kidnapped baby found

There are more details tonight about the kidnapping of a Corozal toddler who was abducted within days of celebrating her second birthday. The child is the daughter of a well-to-do [...]

Shooting victim Wallace Donald Matura dies

Belize City police are tonight resuming their investigation into the shooting death of forty-eight year old Wallace Donald Matura, who was the target of a pair of armed assailants on [...]

2 charged for Chan Chen/Patchakan murder

The naked body of Israel Matu was found on March twenty third in cane field off the Chan Chen/Patchakan road. The tell tale signs of murder included a swollen left [...]

Woman alleges cop raped her

A woman from Bullet Tree village in Cayo has accused two police officers of rape. The alleged incident occurred on March twenty-third after she and her partner were having a [...]

Pakistani and Guatemalan nationals escaped police custody

During this morning’s now rare police press conference, the media took the opportunity to ask the ComPol about two recent incidents of perpetrators escaping from within the confines of police [...]

P.M. out of the country for Easter holidays

  Thousands of Belizeans have begun the annual migration to coastal communities within the country to enjoy their Easter vacation near the waterfront.  Others will await the results of the [...]

Are the unions and G.O.B. at a statemate?

The Joint Unions Negotiating Team is currently making the media rounds as they prepare for a meeting with Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the government team on April fifth. They [...]

Senator Shoman says P.M. closed-mouthed on BIL

The Government of Belize’s Special Purpose Vehicle, Belize Infrastructure Limited, or BIL, has been receiving a lot of attention and little of it is good. The company, a private/public mix [...]

Senator Montejo says Belizeans are living a nightmare

Today the Senate met in Belmopan to ratify the 2013/2014 budget. It is a forum which traditionally gets little attention, and more often than not the galleries are absolutely empty, [...]

…But U.D.P. Senators say country is now better off

The Opposition Senator Collet Montejo says we are living in a nightmare, the U.D.P. appointed senators say that we are living in a good country and yes, they are both [...]

$23,000 for life taken in traffic accident

After a week-long trial, an Orange Walk man was sentenced today for Causing Death by Negligence. Sixty-three year old Orlando Ramirez appeared before Justice Herbert Lord in the Orange Walk [...]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Guats have not backed out yet

The government is writing to Jose Miguel Insulza, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, formally rejecting two proposals by Guatemala.  Firstly, Guatemala proposed that Belize amend the [...]

Cops reach out to communities

With the Easter holidays upon us, the Police Department embarked today on a community outreach program in the City’s hot spots to keep criminals at bay. The department hopes that [...]