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Randolph Johnson Killed in Afternoon City Murder

2016 closed with a record number of murders, one thirty-seven persons were killed by December thirty-first. The carnage at the start of 2017 shows no signs of letting up so [...]

Robert Gillett Shot Dead on North Front Street

Prior to the murder of Randolph Johnson this afternoon, twenty-eight-year-old Robert Gillett was executed on North Front Street around midday on Monday. Police have not ruled out that it may [...]

Grenade Recovered from Near Cumberbatch Field by G.S.U.

The discovery of a live M26 fragmentation hand grenade this morning, by personnel attached to the Gang Suppression Unit, continues to draw attention to an exceptionally violent and bloody New [...]

Schools Re-Open; Where Are the Teachers?

Across the country, teachers were not in classrooms in response to a call from the Belize National Teachers Union. The latest dispute between the B.N.T.U. and the Ministry of Education [...]

Recent Inmate Kenneth Dobson is Another Murder Victim

The New Year continued with a second murder on Monday night. Thirty-one-year-old Kenneth Dobson was shot and killed while he socialized with friends on Raccoon Street Extension. The Belize City [...]

Colin Sutherland was Belize’s First Murder Victim in 2017

Twenty-two-year-old Colin Sutherland was shot and killed as he walked on Youth For the Future Drive on New Year’s Day. A man got out of a vehicle and fired several [...]

Murder in Sandhill; Socializing Dillon Grinage Killed before New Year

While families celebrated the holidays, others grieved as criminals took over the streets. In Ladyville, Belize District, twenty-five year old Dillon Grinage was executed at a local food stall by [...]

Fetus Found Stuffed in Large Coffee Bottle Near Mopan River

The New Year is considered a time for new beginnings, mostly summarized with the appearances of babies. But one baby boy didn’t make it to 2017. Benque Viejo Police were [...]

“Miss Belize” Departs for Philippines – Rebecca Rath Considered a Favourite

There’s some good news to report tonight amid all the crime…With the Miss Universe 2017 pageant just weeks away in Philippines, Rebecca Rath, our Miss Belize, left earlier today to [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Steps Up as Attorney General

Heading over to Belmopan…the first order of official business at Belize House this morning was the swearing-in of Michael Peyrefitte as Attorney General. Peyrefitte took the oath before Governor General [...]

Welcoming the Newest Belizeans in 2017

There’s another reason to celebrate. The first baby to be born this year is baby Kelsey Garnett. She was delivered at twelve on Sunday morning weighing seven pounds six ounces. [...]

Frank Young Charged, But He Insists He Did Not Kill David Andrews

They hung out together, but police believe that twenty-year-old Frank Alexander Young decided to kill nineteen year old David Andrews on December twenty-third on Racoon Street, for unknown reasons. As [...]

Massive Motorcycle Crash Snuffs Out 2 Young Lives in Teakettle

In addition to over one hundred and thirty lives lost to violence, by guns or other means, the highways and other roads also exacted a heavy toll. Though we were [...]

Ex-Marine Turned Accused Killer May Be Hiding in Belize

The US Embassy has issued a bulletin seeking information on the whereabouts of U.S. national Raymond Samuel McLeod Junior, who is wanted in connection with the murder of Krystal Mitchell [...]

Sports Tuesday: Belmopan Bandits Are Premier League Champions

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   {Feature on weekend sporting activities….}