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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 [...]

Police Say Special Constable Conorquie Was Executed

Tonight, there is national outrage over the murder of Tourism Police Officer, Danny Conorquie.  In this newscast, we look at his callous slaying from all angles starting with the ongoing [...]

Slain Officer’s Family Speaks Out

Twenty-four hours after they received the news of his murder, the family of twenty year old Conorquie are reeling from the grief. The vibrant young man known as ‘Bobotch’ lived [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington Says Murder is not a Foreign Affairs Matter

The brazen midday execution of Special Constable Conorquie at the Caracol Archaeological Site on Thursday, by persons believed to be Guatemalan nationals, has caused public outrage.  And as you heard [...]

Family Condemns Elrington’s Comments

Minister Elrington’s comments, considering his decidedly nonchalant demeanour whenever Guatemala is involved, are not surprising, but they are disturbing. And while he refuses to say the killers are Guatemalan for [...]

Elrington Says Compensation Not Considered At This Point

Following the shooting death of a Guatemalan encroacher three point five kilometers within Belizean territory on March twenty-ninth 2014, the government compensated the family of Tomas Ramirez.  When asked about [...]

Is the Foreign Minister being soft with Guatemala over the murder of cop at Caracol?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe that the Minister of Foreign Affairs is being soft with Guatemala over the murder of the Belizean officer at Caracol? Send [...]

P.U.P. Leader Demands Full Investigation

P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca today offered the official position of his party on the murder of Tourism Police Officer Danny Conorquie. According to Fonseca, the party is saddened and troubled…but [...]

Godwin Hulse Speaks About Conorquie Murder

Earlier today, we also got a comment from Minister of Immigration, Godwin Hulse, at an event for Child Friendly Municipalities. Hulse gave his views of the Conorquie murder and was [...]

Murder at Mayan Site is A Security Wake-Up Call

There is unity in outrage over the senseless execution of Danny Conorquie. But there are also questions about the rationale behind having only two Special Constables providing security at such [...]

B.T.L. Announces Decline in Profits

The annual general meeting of the Belize Telemedia Limited was held in Belize City on Thursday night. Shareholders as well as company executives were on hand for the fifth annual [...]

Elrington Says Courtenay’s Comments Were Incomprehensible

On Wednesday, President of the Bar Association, Eamon Courtenay, excoriated Attorney General Wilfred Elrington and panned the government for introducing a bill that seeks to amend the existing composition of [...]

Father Charged With Rape & Incest

There is also a report of a heinous act.  A twelve year old girl is claiming that she was sexually abused by her own father. The alleged rape, according to [...]

Actyl Wins Case Involving Employment of Belizeans

A ruling in the Canadian courts will ensure that four Belizeans retain their jobs with McDonald’s Canada. The four Belizeans were recruited to work in the fast food franchise by [...]