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Is Jealousy a Motive in the Weekend Murder of Belize City Resident?

Another Belize City youth has fallen victim to the relentless spate of gun violence in the Old Capital.  Tonight, police are saying that the weekend murder of Giovanni ‘Blege’ Gentle [...]

Kent Brooks Jr. Remains Hospitalized after Deadly South Side Shooting…

Eighteen-year-old Kent Brooks Junior remains bedridden at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after being shot last Wednesday.  During the deadly incident which occurred on La Croix Boulevard sometime around eight-thirty [...]

Police Maintain Presence on La Croix Boulevard

While a pair of men had been detained following the deadly shooting, they have since been released from custody.  Williams says the challenge is getting witnesses to provide investigators with [...]

Homicide Probe Leads to Location of Jasmine Petillo’s Murder

The house in which seventeen-year-old Jasmine Petillo was murdered has been identified. Today, the Rural Eastern Division of the Police Department held a press briefing in Ladyville to announce that [...]

Who Killed Lyndon Murillo? Police Say They Are Close to an Indictment

While one person has been detained for the murder of seventeen year old Jasmine Petillo, police are yet to lay charges on a suspect in the murder of Lyndon Murillo, [...]

8 Months Later, Paul Jex Jr. is Charged for Rape after Home Invasion in Boom

Today, exactly seven months after the aggravated burglary of the home of Lebanese Consul, Sarkis Bou-Nehra, Rural Eastern Division Police are looking to charge four additional suspects. In fact, a [...]

A Shooting in Lord’s Bank Leaves Teenager Injured

Ladyville police are also investigating a shooting on Friday night in the Lord’s Bank Community. Seventeen-year-old Michael Aldana alleges that while driving a green Range Rover on the Lord’s Bank [...]

There’s a Bump in the Road in Investigation into Crooked Tree Shooting

Meanwhile, police are facing a roadblock in their investigation of another shooting incident that occurred last Tuesday night at the Crooked Tree junction on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Twenty-five-year-old Belize [...]

COLA Remains on the B.T.L./S.S.B. Offensive

Last Wednesday, Prime Minister Barrow held a press conference to explain the Belize Telemedia Limited arbitration award, as well as government’s interest in selling its shares of B.T.L. and Belize [...]

Patrick Rogers Says Nationalization of B.T.L. was Grossly Mishandled

According to Rogers, the final cost of acquiring B.T.L. is considerably more than what the previous government had agreed to when it signed on to an accommodation agreement with the [...]

B.P.P. Disses Government for Proposed Referendum Amendment

The Belize Progressive Party has issued a stern release condemning the Barrow Administration for announcing its plan to amend the existing Referendum Act.  A revision of that piece of legislation [...]

Fatal Road Traffic Accident in Toledo District Claims the Life of a Woman

A deadly collision involving a pair of vehicles in the Toledo District claimed the life of a young woman on Sunday evening.  The accident which occurred approximately fifteen miles from [...]

Another Woman is Killed in RTA on Hummingbird Highway

There was another fatal road traffic accident over the weekend. On Friday evening, just after four o’clock twenty-eight-year-old Jodine Gill, a teacher of Roaring Creek Village, was driving her 2004 [...]

Chester Versus Sociologists in a Battle Over Gang Intervention Methods

The unremitting spate of crime and violence among rival groups is a social phenomenon which continues to grip Belize City.  The problem has been observed keenly from the perspective of [...]

Would Social Scientists Work with Police Department to Tackle Gang Violence?

According to ACP Williams, despite a fundamental difference in philosophy, he is still open to working with the team of social scientists.   ACP Chester Williams, O.C., Eastern Division South [...]

A Vigil for Slain Camalote Youths, Community Demands Answers

On Friday night, exactly two months after the murder of Camalote youths, Akeem Thimbriel and Shawn Lopez, residents organized a vigil near the Westar Gas Station in the village. The [...]

Belize is Top Tourist Destination 2 Years and Counting

There is good news for the tourism industry tonight. For the second year in a row, Ambergris Caye has been named Mexico and Central America’s leading Destination at the 2016 [...]

Taste of Belize, a Culinary Experience Like no Other

After a hiatus, this Saturday, Muffles College Auditorium in Orange Walk will come alive for the Taste of Belize event and its signature competitive culinary show. Chefs, bakers and bartenders [...]

Football and Basketball Stats with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Saturday night brought out the big time showdown between Infotel and Belize Telemedia at Bird’s Isle. As the BDBA [...]