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Marlon Bonner Gunned Down in Belize City

Belize City Police are currently looking for the gunman who brazenly walked onto the basketball court at the corner of Faber’s Road and Central American Boulevard and gunned down Marlon [...]

Gunman Was Identified but Witnesses Are Scarce

The situation facing Police in the Bonner murder is nothing new. In fact, there are many instances in which broad daylight murders have gone unpunished because witnesses are afraid to [...]

Ministry of Health Responds to Video of Sexual Exploitation

Today, the Ministry of Health issued an urgent and scathing release condemning the exploitation of vulnerable persons. It’s a very specific condemnation, referring to a disturbing video which has been [...]

ACP Chester Williams Says Legislation Needed to Address Cyber-crimes

ACP Williams claims that not only because of that video, but because of a general culture of sexual exploitation on social media and the internet, legislators need to be more [...]

Joint Patrol Locates Guatemalan Settlement within Belize

There is another illegal Guatemalan settlement in Belizean territory near the border between the countries. That news came via release from the Ministry of National Security in the wake of [...]

B.D.F. Operation Yields Marijuana Seizure in Patchakan

In addition to operations on the border, the B.D.F. also conducted a more localized exercise in which eighty-five pounds of processed and parceled marijuana was found on three persons in [...]

Angelina Urbina Tied for Top Scorer in P.S.E.

The 2016 P.S.E. results were released late on Friday evening. The Ministry of Education says there is not any marked improvement to those of last year with Math posing a [...]

Kenly Young from St. Andrew’s Shines in P.S.E.

A total of seven thousand three hundred and ninety-two students registered for the 2016 Primary School Examinations of which seven thousand two hundred and thirty-five candidates sat the exams. The [...]

Ministry of Education Explains P.S.E. Results

The Ministry of Education today spoke of the results.  Head of the Exams Unit, Nelson Longsworth, who annually would crunch the numbers and track improvements in the exams, says that [...]

Attorney and Author Godfrey Smith Set to Launch Book on Michael Manley

A biography of Jamaica’s fourth Prime Minister Michael Manley has been penned by well-known Belizean attorney and author, Godfrey Smith.  The life story of the democratic socialist was commissioned in [...]

Government of Belize Condemns Orlando Shooting

The government of Belize has issued a release expressing distress and sorrow over what it calls the senseless killing and injuring of innocent citizens in Orlando, Florida. Forty-nine have been [...]

US Ambassador Carlos Moreno Says There Will Be Justice

The shooting stirred comments and condemnation from many quarters. In Belize, an employee of Buttonwood Bay Medical Center, Raynard Humphreys, commented on Facebook, “I know people will hate me for [...]

San Pedro Police Make Drug Busts

San Pedro police have made a series of arrests following anti-drug operations on the island in the past few days.  On Thursday, a team of officers visited a residence two [...]

Belize City Man on Remand for Sexual Abuse

Tonight, a Belize City man is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for allegedly sexually abusing a minor between November 2015 and May 2016. Twenty-seven-year old Burley Kenyon Murphy, an [...]

Belize Courts Go Digital

Today, the U.S. made a significant donation to Belize’s justice system through its Central American Regional Security Initiative, CARSI. The Embassy has been working with the judiciary to overhaul the [...]

Next is Video Link between Court and Prison for Arraignments

The digital revolution in our courtrooms is just one step in the overhaul of the system. The next will be creating connectivity between pertinent bodies to expedite arraignments and hopefully, [...]

US Ambassador Says CARSI Seeks to Expedite Justice

Justice delayed is justice denied – that’s the trite but true maxim which underscores the efforts to fix what is ailing in Belize’s justice system. Ambassador Moreno told us today [...]

Sports Monday: Basketball, Football and Softball Stats

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Friday night’s opener in the Belize District Firm Basketball Competition saw Belize City Council and Civil Aviation Drones open [...]