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Outspoken San Ignacio O.C. Puts His Foot In His Mouth

It’s been four days since Danny Conorquie was murdered at the Caracol Mayan Site; on Sunday, he was laid to rest after an emotional funeral service. We have that story [...]

Supt. Dinsdale Thompson Forced to Retract Statements on Conorquie’s Murder

All that talk about rising up and taking a stance…about protecting our land, possessions and lives against Guatemalans…was good for a round of applause at the funeral of Danny Conorquie. [...]

P.M. Barrow Sends Condolences to Conorquie’s Family and Condemns His Murder

But late this afternoon, there was another statement. In the face of mounting public outrage at Conorquie’s murder, the Prime Minister issued a release today. While stopping short of confirming [...]

Are Conorquie’s Killers Indeed Guatemalans?

The fact is that unless one of the murderers dropped a notarized confession complete with finger-print, blood-sample, picture and proof of Guatemalan birth…it is unlikely that there will be any [...]

Friends of Conservation Advises G.O.B. to Crack Down on Incursions

According to Manzanero, all the entities that are regularly on the ground have gotten the wake-up call a long time ago, and the murder of Danny Conorquie is their worst [...]

Tour Guide Recounts Shooting Death of Special Constable

Following the murder of Conorquie, Caracol has been closed indefinitely by the National Institute of Culture and History. The site is one of the most visited in the country, but [...]

Conorquie’s Death a Wake-up Call for Tour Operators at Caracol

While the murder of Conorquie is a tragedy, it is also a wake-up call. News Five has learned that only two tourism police officers are stationed at Caracol for two [...]

Danny Conorquie Buried with Honor in Georgeville

While the repercussions of last Thursday’s murder play out in local and, hopefully international circles, all that is of no concern to Tourism Police Special Constable Danny Conorquie. He was [...]

Bahamian Stockbrokers Out on Hundred Thousand Dollars Bail

Bahamians Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach, both legally embattled financial advisers, are tonight with their families after posting a hefty sum to secure their freedom.  The duo had been in [...]

SolGen’s Office’s Haste to Honor Extradition Request Leads to Procedural Errors

According to Courtenay, the rush to incarcerate Knowles and Leach led to procedural errors being committed by government’s attorneys.  For his part, Smith also confirmed that the extradition request has [...]

Protest Planned for Belize/Guatemala Border

The execution-style murder of Special Constable Denny Conorquie, by bandits believed to be of Guatemalan extraction, has resulted in outrage. Masses of Belizeans are very much disheartened and are up [...]

Audrey Says Government’s Response to Caracol Tragedy is Sluggish

According to Matura-Shepherd, the apparent lethargic response by the government gives the impression that the matter is being taken lightly.   Isani Cayetano “In your opinion, do you believe that [...]

B.D.F. Volunteer Shot Near Democracia Junction

A twenty-one year old B.D.F. volunteer is tonight at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital awaiting surgery after he was shot multiple times on Friday night in La Democracia Village. Joshua [...]

Weekend Shooting Incidents in Belize City

There were at least three other shootings over the weekend; one on Neal’s Penn Road, another in the vicinity of B.T.L. Park on Newtown Barracks, and a third on Curassow [...]

GSU Under Attack, Claims of Police Brutality Resurface Yet Again

Intimidation, violence, brutality, excessive force – it seems that almost every week these words are used where the Police Department’s most elite unit is concerned. The Gang Suppression Unit is [...]

Was GSU Boss Mark Flowers Involved

According to McCoy after Flowers hit him a regular Police Officer arrived on thescene and that’s when things immediately quieted down. That officer allegedly verified his claim that he was [...]

Legal Victory for Cotton Tree Resident, Land Returned and Compensated for Damages

In September 2013, forty-nine-year-old Rudolph Tucker returned home to hisCotton Tree property only to discover that it was no longer his.  The home, trees, and all his equipment had been [...]

PC David Griffith Arraigned for Manslaughter of Rasheed Elijio

Eighteen-year-old Rasheed Elijio was shot and killed in Punta Gorda Town in May 2013 while attempting to escape police custody.  He was reportedly shot to the left side of the [...]

Marlboro Shop Robbed

In addition to the shootings, there was other crime over the weekend. Just before one o’clock on Saturday afternoon, the proprietor of Malboro Shop located on Freetown Road, was robbed [...]

Ocean Heroes Awards 2014

OCEANA’s Ocean Hero Awards were presented to two exceptional persons over the weekend. One of the awardees has spent years on the protection of the endangered manatee population and the [...]