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Ryan Thompson Gunned Down over Misunderstanding

Another violent weekend across the country has ended with three murders being reported.  Two men were shot and killed in Belize City and San Pedro on Sunday, while another man [...]

Carpenter/Fisherman Murdered in San Pedro

On Sunday afternoon, in the heart of San Pedro Town, gunfire erupted inside a bar, just a stone’s throw from the Central Park. Thirty-four-year-old Armando Lopez, who was originally from [...]

Scott Charles: Were Drugs a Motive for Murder?

Four days prior to Lopez’s murder, his friend Scott Charles was targeted inside his home in the Bayside neighborhood. Charles heard a knock and when he opened the front door, [...]

Broaster Heads to Ambergris for Crime Assessment

The gun violence on the island began one week ago in the San Pedrito area of town. On August twelfth, Lloyd Tyndall was shot multiple times to the abdomen and [...]

4 Arrests for Firearms in San Pedro, Corozal

Over two hundred rounds of ammunition and six firearms were taken off the streets during operations conducted across the country. A significant amount of those came from San Pedro, for [...]

Laborer Hacked to Death Down South, in Santa Cruz

There was also a murder in Santa Cruz Village over the weekend.  On Sunday morning, shortly before ten o’clock, Independence police were called out to the roadside community where they [...]

Police Strike a POSE over Weekend

A countrywide law enforcement operation which began at the stroke of twelve last Wednesday morning has resulted in a number of seizures, including contraband alcohol, illegally harvested seafood, firearms and [...]

Salvadoran Shot While Running from Police

A Salvadoran national is under police guard at the Western Regional Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for a gunshot wound he sustained on Saturday.  Twenty-four-year-old Juan Jeremias was [...]

P.M. Concedes: Vega Land Deals ‘Is What It Is’

They were first mentioned to Prime Minister Dean Barrow a few weeks ago, at which time he claimed not to have seen them. But one hundred and eighteen leaked documents [...]

New Amendments to Laws, Start of Lands Re-Organization

And perhaps in acknowledgement of the continued problems in the Ministry of Natural Resources, Prime Minister Dean Barrow brought three bills to the House on Friday for first reading. The [...]

What’s Going on at Airports Authority?

The Belize Airports Authority was featured in a patronage scandal in 2014, when then-Minister in charge Edmond Castro was discovered to have used its funds for work in his Belize [...]

Julius Espat Says it’s Time for Petrocaribe/BIL/BTB Audit

Cayo South Area Representative and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Julius Espat, is anticipating next Monday’s meeting of the committee in Belmopan to examine, consider and ultimately report on [...]

P.S.U.’s New Garifuna Prez: Belizeans First!

Former president of the Public Service Union Eldred Neal has handed over the reins to a Belmopan-based public officer, Doreth Cayetano Obermayer, who was elected over Gerald Henry Junior by [...]

Weed Not Decriminalized Yet: Businessman Zane Galvez Busted

Even as the Misuse of Drugs Act is in the process of being amended to decriminalize possession of less than ten grams of marijuana, today businessman Zane Galvez was hauled [...]

A New Father Jailed for Prohibited Firearm at Store

Twenty-one-year-old Dwight Orosco appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer on charges of keeping a prohibited firearm and unlicensed ammunition for a point-twenty-two pen gun and three rounds found next to [...]

The Former Tropical Storm Harvey to Cross Belize Tonight

The National Meteorological Service is reporting that the remains of what was once Tropical Storm Harvey are expected to reach the coast of Belize or the Yucatan Peninsula early on [...]

Where Were You for the Total Solar Eclipse?

Most of the United States got a rare opportunity this afternoon when they witnessed a total eclipse of the Sun. While solar eclipses generally occur twice a year, the Moon [...]

Unveiling the New Maya Spa Experience

Belize’s certified massage therapists were busy last week developing their interpretations of a signature Belizean massage, conveying an authentic Maya spa experience. BELTRAIDE and the Belize Spa and Wellness Association [...]

James Adderley Puts the Sports in Sports Monday

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