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Well-known Couple Found Dead Inside Ladyville Home, Murder/Suicide Suspected

A well-known Ladyville couple was found dead inside their house in Ladyville, Belize District. When family members were unable to get in contact with them on Sunday, police were called. [...]

Tour Guide “Bird” Magdaleno Executed By Lone Gunman Inside His Vehicle

The spate of violence over the weekend extended to the City where six persons were injured and one man was killed. The gun violence started as early as seven-thirty on [...]

CCJ Sessions Commence in Belize, Gregory August Applies for Special Leave

The Caribbean Court of Justice this morning commenced hearings for the first time in Belize, since its establishment in 2001. There are currently three other members, Barbados, Guyana and Dominica, [...]

Attorney Eamon Courtenay Says Life Imprisonment Without Parole is Unconstitutional

The basis for the legal challenge, according to Courtenay, is the constitutionality of the court’s decision to incarcerate August for the remainder of his life.  Equally, the case against August [...]

Cordel Hyde Saves Decrepit Lake-I Building from Demolition

Just before ten this morning, political friction erupted in the Lake Independence area and police were called in to avert any violence.  Residents and P.U.P. Standard Bearer, Cordel Hyde gathered [...]

Orange Walk Pastor Arraigned for Child Pornography

An Orange Walk pastor has been arrested and charged on multiple counts of child pornography of two minors. Honduran national Gerardo Lopez of the Evangelical Church in Trial Farm was [...]

Brazen Shooting on Curl Thompson Street Leaves Two Persons Injured

As we reported earlier, there were six persons injured in three other shootings in the Old Capital, but are not linked. Prior to the murder of Vern Magdaleno at the [...]

Weekend Shooting Leaves Nissane Usher Injured

Within minutes of the shooting on Curl Thompson Street and even as the scene was being processed, another team of officers responded to a shooting; this time at the corner [...]

14 year old Girl Shot While Gunmen Pursue Target on Police Street

By Saturday, night, two other persons including a fourteen year old girl would be shot and taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Just after ten p.m., two gunmen approached [...]

Domestic Dispute in Corozal – Husband Stabbed and Wife Badly Beaten

And up north, a couple in Corozal Town remains hospitalized tonight, following a domestic altercation on Sunday.  Twenty-three-year-old Leandro Botes, a resident of Altamira, was stabbed in the left shoulder [...]

Is N.T.U.C.B. a House Divided?

The controversial Petrocaribe Bill has since been enacted and despite the N.T.U.C.B.’s seemingly lethargic response in criticizing that piece of legislation, a release by the umbrella organization was issued over [...]

Swedish Student Busted with Drug Paraphernalia in Caye Caulker

A Sweden student was before the court today after he was busted on Caye Caulker in possession of a pipe used for smoking drugs and one point three grams of [...]

Home Invasion in Esperanza, Ex-Common Law Hacks Woman and Man With Machete

We have reported on the violence in the Belize District and up north in Corozal. In the west, a domestic dispute landed a woman in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital [...]

Businessman Shalman Rahid Robbed in Santa Elena Town

A businessman was also robbed on Saturday night in Santa Elena Town. Robbers netted over two thousand dollars in cash and valuables. San Ignacio Police say they are investigating this [...]

Semi Pro Basketball at its Best in Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   As the PLB Closing Season continues to roll, we caught up with yesterday’s showdown in what could be a [...]