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A “Princess” slain: Indira Thompson stabbed to death over sex rejection

The life of one person was cut short at the start of the Easter holidays in the City and it was a mentally challenged woman. Indira “Princess” Thompson lived her [...]

Gangs at peace through Easter; follow-up session conducted

There has been a noticeable calm in the streets of the Old Capital since last Wednesday, when leaders of various Belize City gangs took the streets for a first-of-its-kind peace [...]

Warring factions look to sign up to keep the peace

Jawhi, along with Brother Nuri Muhammad, has been busy with the leadership of the respective groups hammering out the terms of the peace treaty. While he has chosen, at this [...]

Interpol looks for seasoned criminals, including Manuel ‘El Pelon’ Castillo

The International Criminal Police Organization, known as Interpol, has fingered six Belizeans among two hundred fifty-seven Caribbean nationals wanted this Easter by the agency, according to website News Americas Now. [...]

Guatemalan Congress rejects expanding map to include Belize

Weeks ago, we reported that a leaked progress report by a consultant in Guatemala was pushing the idea to officially include Belize as part of Guatemala in that country’s map. [...]

Brothers suffocate in Orange Walk farm well

Two brothers perished in a well on their family farm on Good Friday in Tower Hill,  Orange Walk. The Coyock brothers were cleaning out an old well when one of [...]

Boy drowns in a vat in San Pedro

Six-year-old Zaeem Vicente Torres, a resident of San Pedro Town, lost his life over the Easter weekend in a most bizarre incident. The infant was at a restaurant along with [...]

Girl, 9, fights for life after nearly drowning in Corozal

Drowning is a common concern in the Easter Holidays as Belizeans travel to sources of water for relaxation. The family of nine-year-old Samaria Azencio Murcia waits by her bedside at [...]

Razed Chateau Caribbean lights up again – why?

It may have been raining on Easter Monday afternoon, but that didn’t stop fire from once again engulfing the Chateau Caribbean Hotel on Marine Parade. It was previously severely damaged [...]

Small fire hits home at Elston Kerr Street

There was also fire reported on the Southside of Belize City, at a residence on Elston Kerr Street. On Easter Sunday afternoon, fire personnel were called to put out a [...]

Fire Service confirms Our Lady of the Way fire was incendiary

Last Monday night, police responded to a report of a fire at Our Lady of the Way Roman Catholic School in Ladyville, where the lower flat of a two-storey building [...]

Prime Minister off on personal leave

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is off on personal leave. He left the country on Easter Monday, April seventeenth and returns on April twenty-third. During the Prime Minister’s absence, the Hon. [...]

B.N.T.U. prepares for convention

The Belize National Teachers’ Union meets in convention beginning on Wednesday in Corozal Town. The unions use this medium to discuss usual union business for reporting to its membership such [...]

Moody’s gives Belize and Superbond thumbs up

Belize is buckling down to the business of paying off Superbond three point oh with interest payments resuming on a semi-annual basis subject to conditions until 2030 when the first [...]

Symposium honors Caribbean feminism

Indigenous women from Belize participated in a three day symposium in Trinidad earlier this month.  Cristina Coc, Cynthia Ellis-Topsey, Annelita Garcia and Sandra Miranda, along with Selene Solis of the [...]

Man charged for rape of teen in San Pedro home

That’s the good news, but thirty-nine year old Eldon Williams, an unemployed man of San Pedrito area of San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, has been charged with the rape of [...]

Sports Monday reviews disappointing Cross Country Cycling Classic

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. [Highlights of weekend sporting activities….]