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Mother of Stabbing Victim Ezekiel McKoy Needs Assistance with Her Son

Ezekiel McKoy is on life support at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The Belize City resident was stabbed multiple times on the neck, back and arms and he was found [...]

Greg Lovell is Suspended from Cycling

The Results Management Authority of the Regional Anti-Doping Organisation has confirmed that well-known cyclist Gregory Lovell has tested positive for the In-competition prohibited substance Dexamethasone a Glucocorticoid steroid. The test [...]

Cinderella Plaza Finally Begins Its Transformation

After a significant delay, work is about to begin on the transformation of the Cinderella Plaza in Belize City. Mayor Darrell Bradley says that the contract for the four-million-dollar project [...]

Pastor Scott Stirm in Hot Water

Evangelical Pastor Scott Stirm has come under fire for remarks he purportedly made about the sacred “Dugu” ceremony of the Garifuna on a webcast beamed to the U.S. earlier this [...]

SIB Releases Quarterly Economic Indicators

Indicators of the performance of the economy for the last three months of 2015 and the first three months of 2016 were released today by the Statistical Institute of Belize. [...]

An Investigation into Allegations of Police Brutality in Ladyville

Following the arrests of Trevor McFoy and a seventeen-year-old student for allegedly robbing a gas station in Scotland Half Moon, officers attached to Rural Eastern Division have come under fire [...]

Belize Waste Control Employee Charged with Drug Trafficking

A Belize Waste Control employee picked up his first conviction for drug trafficking today in the court room of Magistrate Deborah Rogers. Deon Jex was slapped with the mandatory non-custodial [...]

Port Commander Wins International Women of Courage Award

But there is some good news to report and that is because Port Commander of Immigration and Nationality Department Debra Baptist-Estrada has won the International Women of Courage Award.  The award [...]

An Ecumenical Chapel is Inaugurated at K.H.M.H.

Built with Petrocaribe funds, a chapel was today inaugurated on the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital compound. It will be used by religious denominations across the board and according to hospital [...]

Rural Eastern Division Incentivizes Police Officers to be Professional

An initiative to incentivize officers attached to Rural Eastern Division was launched earlier today in Ladyville.  The top twenty-five men and women in law enforcement working within that jurisdiction will [...]

Is Micah Goodin Sour Grapes After Losing District Youth Council Elections?

Three weeks ago, the Department of Youth Services had its Youth Council Elections. Micah Goodin and Stafin Duncan vied for the top spot in the Belize District; the race ended [...]

A B.D.F. Staff Sergeant is Shot Near Valentin Camp in the Chiquibul Forest

In early March, there was an armed encounter between Belize Defense Force soldiers on foot patrol in the Chiquibul National Park and Guatemalan poachers. At the time, one of the [...]

COLA Speaks Out in Wake of Near Fatal Shooting

This afternoon, COLA issued a statement on the shooting of Lambey. COLA called on the government to undertake an aggressive internationalization of the territorial dispute by Guatemala. COLA’s President Geovanni [...]

BCVI Optician Alwayne Cherrington is Executed Inside His Home

Just after seven p.m. on Holy Saturday, shots rang out on Lopez Street off Mahogany Street Extension in Belize City. It would lead to the first of two murders over [...]

Predawn Murder Near La Cabana on Good Friday

In the capital, a man known to the law was found dead. The family claims Noe Cruz was found in a seated position, but the police point out that Cruz’s [...]

Do You Support a Curfew for Children?

And tonight’s question is: Do you support a curfew for children? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our e-poll at [...]

Senate Debates 2016/2017 Budget: No Stimulus for Business Community

The budget for fiscal year 2016/2017 was discussed at length by the Senate this morning, succeeding a two-day heated debate in the House of Representatives a week ago. Dubbed “Stability [...]

Opposition Says Barrow Budget is Uninspiring and Underwhelming

The Opposition, for its part, describes the budget as both uninspiring and insipid and therefore the party cannot lend its support to the budget that has ballooned into a massive [...]

Unions Say They Were Not Consulted in Drafting of Budget

With government and opposition senators weighing in on the budget in detail, one complimenting the financial plan and the other altogether condemning it, what is the union’s outlook for the [...]

2 Belize City Men Arraigned of Robbery of Gas Station in Scotland Half Moon

Six days after the robbery of Valley Supplies Gas Station, in Scotland Half Moon in the Belize District, an adult and a minor are facing charges. The armed robbery occurred [...]

Belizeans Busted in a Gang Sweep in the U.S.

There are reports tonight that U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than one thousand suspects and have charged them for attempted murder and witness tampering in an anti-gang sweep. The [...]

Who Stabbed Ezekiel McKoy on Easter Sunday?

There were two stabbing incidents in the city over the extended weekend…both on Easter Sunday. Sometime after two a.m., police found Ezekiel McKoy on Water Lane; he had been stabbed [...]

Supal Street Boss Arraigned for Stabbing Dean Warrior

Notorious street figure, Jason “Soup” Williams, is back in the news tonight for committing an aggravated assault with a deadly instrument and causing grievous harm during an incident at Old [...]

Juan Alvarado Loses His Life in Traffic Fatality on Bullet Tree Road

There are two traffic fatalities to report, one in the west and the other across the border. This morning on the Bullet Tree Road, Cayo, a Nissan pickup truck driven [...]

A Fatal Road Traffic Accident in Melchor Claims Life of Belmopan Resident

In the other fatality, reports are that sixty-eight year old Lloyd Andrews was killed as he drove to Melchor de Mencos, Peten. There were four passengers in his vehicle: Nora [...]