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Police Foil Planned Robbery in Ladyville, Find Powerful Firearm

A conspiracy to rob a business in Ladyville, Belize District has been thwarted and a very powerful submachine gun was recovered in the process. Police pursued fugitives in a high [...]

San Ignacio Police Charge One of Their Own for Rape

Twenty-one year old Police Constable Luke Moreira was charged late Monday evening with two counts of rape, and formally arraigned this afternoon at the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court. Moreira is [...]

PC Luke Moreira Denied Bail, Remanded to Belize Central Prison

While there was no question that Moreira would be charged today, there was some question as to whether he would be granted bail. This afternoon, the young police constable appeared [...]

Noralez Charged For Brutal Attack on Elderly Man

Ninety-three-year-old Patrick Grant is recovering tonight, following a brutal attack over the weekend in which he was badly beaten by his neighbor during a home invasion.  The elderly man regained [...]

Student Remanded for Boxing Day Murder

A sixth form student is on remand tonight at the Belize Central Prison, following an arraignment for the weekend murder of eighteen-year-old Lennox Pierez Flowers.  The fatal stabbing incident occurred [...]

Flowers Family Says His Murder Not Gang Related

The issue of gang involvement was raised yet again, despite Flowers’ mother vehemently denying any affiliation between her son and any of the various rival groups in Belize City.   [...]

Should G.O.B. Allow Consumers to Benefit from Low Fuel Prices Worldwide?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think G.O.B. should have allowed consumers to benefit from low fuel prices worldwide? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones [...]

A Major Heroin Bust by the ADU on the BelChina Bridge

While police foiled a robbery in Ladyville on Monday night, the Anti Drug Unit also made a major bust in the city. There is a report tonight that around ten [...]

Minor Remains in Critical Condition after Shooting

A fifteen year old youth was shot on Monday afternoon on Pickstock Street in the City by two men who rode up to him and opened fire. The student remains [...]

Eliseo Larios Charged for Death of Baby Genesis in Fatal RTA

In San Estevan Village, Orange Walk, one year old Genesis Teresa Medina was killed in a fatal hit and run on Sunday afternoon. The alleged driver who knocked down the [...]

Uncle Accused in Sexual Assault of 5 Year Old Boy

Also on Monday, we reported that a five year old boy from Trial Farm Village, Orange Walk Town had been sexually abused over the weekend at his home. While we [...]

Mencias Gets 10 Years for Manslaughter

On December tenth, 2015, a jury of twelve deliberated for over five hours, found Rafael Mencias not guilty of murder but guilty of the manslaughter of Phillip Hall which occurred [...]

Council of Ageing Condemns Violence Against Elderly Persons

The vicious attack of ninety-three year old Patrick Grant over the Christmas holiday weekend has sparked outrage. Several organizations including HelpAge Belize along with its sister N.G.O.s under the National [...]

HelpAge Executive Director Says Elderly Person Must Be Protected

According to Bulwer, only a small percentage of the elderly population in Belize currently receives direct support services from organizations such as HelpAge; the others, in most cases, have been [...]

Deal Brokered In Cuban Migrant Crisis

There is tentatively good news for Cuban migrants stuck in Costa Rica following a SICA meeting held in Guatemala on Monday. According to reports, an agreement has been reached for [...]

6th Annual Habinahan Wanaragua Held in Dangriga

For years, there have been efforts to preserve all aspects of the Garifuna culture. In 2010, a trio of Garifuna activists, including Roy Cayetano, Canon Jerris Valentine and Cassian Nuñez, [...]