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Mother of 4 is viciously stabbed in front of her children in San Pedro

A mother of four was transported from San Pedro to Belize City just after midday and is listed in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. Lorena Montes, the proprietor of [...]

Another hung jury in the 3rd murder trial of the Felix brothers

The sensational murder trial in which Maurice and Emory Felix stood accused, ended in a hung jury on Tuesday night after six hours of deliberations. The case was heard before [...]

Libertad resident clings to life at K.H.M.H. following chopping incident

On their long ride back to the Belize Central Prison today, the Felix brothers were accompanied by twenty-four year old Joseph West, charged for the chopping of Giovanni Borland. The [...]

Guatemalan couple pleads guilty to immigration offences

A Guatemalan couple who were caught with fraudulent Belizean documents has been nabbed following an ongoing investigation by the Belize Immigration Department. It started back in March of this year [...]

An immigration sweep in Caye Caulker nabs 10 persons

While Castellanos and Gonzalez have both pleaded guilty to immigration offenses, there is a report from Caye Caulker that Immigration Officials have rounded up at least ten persons for fake [...]

Where is the Penner file? ComPol says he doesn’t know…

The Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie has finally spoken about the investigation into the immigration scandal involving former Minister of State, Elvin Penner. A writ of mandamus instructing Whylie to [...]

ComPol Whylie says he is awaiting completed Auditor-General’s report

When asked if the police department would not have proceeded with an investigation had a writ of mandamus not been filed, ComPol Whylie told the media that they were simply [...]

Joseph Budna gets another 30 years for kidnapping

Former freelance reporter, Joseph Budna, is facing decades behind bars in neighboring Guatemala. Budna has amassed two convictions for kidnappings and back on April twenty-first, Budna escaped from the Zacapa [...]

Rodent infestation forces the closure of Ranchito Government school

Rodent infestations, unhealthy conditions and structural damages forced the closure of the Ranchito Government Primary School last week Monday. The institution reopened this Tuesday, but in a limited capacity. The [...]

SIF to provide new building to Ranchito Government school

While it is subtle, it is also apparent that the Ministry of Education is not willing to accept the blame for the situation at the Ranchito Government Primary School. But [...]

3 female minors still missing from Marla’s House of Hope

On Tuesday, we reported that three female minors are missing from Marla’s House of Hope in Belmopan.  The three missing girls have been identified as fifteen-year-old Selena Cal, fourteen-year-old Francesca [...]

Final report on drowned Escuela students still pending

On April fourth, two students of Escuela Secundaria Tecnica Mexico—Anahi Zepeda and Edgar Puck—drowned on a school trip. They were part of a group which had visited the Che Chem [...]

Man freed of murder

A man was set free today in court after his case file was not available for trial. Twenty-one year old Dion Brackett has been on remand since last year for [...]

US Embassy hands over a new fleet of vehicles to the police

The police department today received a hefty donation courtesy of the United States Embassy. It involves a brand new fleet of vehicles valued at more than two million dollars. The [...]

Another student honoured for doing the right thing

The police department has been honouring outstanding students from Belize City high schools this week. It is part of their program, Do Di Rait Ting, which seeks to motivate and [...]

ComPol says no promotions issued recently

Officers of varying ranks from across the police department are often invited to sit an annual exam to determine their eligibility for promotion.  In the past a majority of those [...]