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BREAKING: Late Evening Murder in Belize City

Just before news time tonight, there was a murder on Police Street in the south side of Belize City. Around five p.m., police responded to reports of shots being fired [...]

Daniel Anderson Killed at Bismark Birthday Party

Within a span of twelve hours over the weekend, one person was killed, another stabbed and five others injured in separate shootings also in the city. A birthday celebration ended [...]

Gang Boss Turned Truce Leader Injured in Hospital Along with Woman

Alex Underwood and Crystal Flowers remain hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. recovering from gunshot wounds following the shooting at Bismark Club on Sunday morning. Now, Underwood is one of the reputed [...]

Hattieville Teen in Court for Marcel Samuels Murder

There’s a break in Friday’s murder of Marcel Samuels. Eighteen-year-old Blake Norman Lewis, a construction worker of Myvette Street in Hattieville Village, was arrested and charged for the murder of [...]

2 Charged in Luis Sierra Robbery-Murder

On Friday, the body of forty-six year old Luis Antonio Sierra, a naturalized Belizean businessman of Bullet Tree village, Cayo, was located near Valley Community, Stann Creek District. He had [...]

George Street Scene of Drive-By Double Shooting

Back to the city where there were two other acts of gun violence on south side prior to the shooting murder of Daniel Anderson at the Bismark Club on Queen [...]

Justin Coote Shot in the Back on Queen Charlotte

Five hours later, shots rang out near Yarborough Bridge. Twenty-two-year-old Justin Coote is tonight recovering at home after he was shot to the back. The fisherman was walking on Queen [...]

1 Month Later, Mom of Missing Erwin Rodriguez Loses Hope

It’s been one month since seventeen-year-old Erwin Paulino Rodriguez of Grown Dove Street in Belize City has gone missing. The teen was last seenin the Jane Usher Boulevard area on [...]

Off-Duty Policeman Halts Rape on George Street

There is also a disturbing report of a rape in the city over the weekend. On Saturday night on George Street, an off-duty police caught a man in the act. [...]

P.U.P. Plans National Convention for November; Who Will Challenge John Briceño?

The People’s United Party’s National Party Council met on Saturday at the Saint Catherine Academy multipurpose center in Belize City. The Council is the party’s second highest authority after the [...]

P.U.P. Says G.S.U. Must Go

The party leader took questions on several national issues, including one that dominated most of last week’s newscasts. We are speaking of the disappearance and return of seventeen-year-old Kelvin Usher, [...]

Integrity Commission Being Taken to Court

The Integrity Commission is under fire for two reasons. The first is its reversal of a prior position that persons in public life were to submit five years of declarations [...]

‘Pink Eye’ Rises and So Do Prices for Medication

The country is battling an outbreak of conjunctivitis – or what is better known as ‘pink-eye’. The outbreak is also affecting Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica. And while the Ministry [...]

P.U.P. to Launch Belize City Municipal Slate This Month

Nearly two months after the incumbent United Democratic Party held a contested convention for the Belize City Council slate; the People’s United Party is planning theirs for mid-October. It will [...]

Franz Parke Appointment to be Challenged; 2 New Judges for Supreme Court

Belize’s top two judicial courts are seeking to fill posts. In the case of the Court of Appeal, Prime Minister Dean Barrow is proceeding with the appointment of former classmate [...]

Victorious ‘Pelota’ Champions Return to Belize

Belize won a regional sporting competition in Guatemala last week. But this sport doesn’t have as much of a national following as football or basketball, though it does have centuries [...]

OCEANA Rewards 2 Heroes

Over the weekend, OCEANA in Belize formally recognized two Belizeans as the 2017 Ocean Heroes. They are eleven-year-old student Madison Edwards and career tour guide and conservation educator, Luz Hunter. [...]

Mom Relieves Nightmare with another Missing Daughter

Tonight there is another missing person to report. Karen Baptist, the mother of murder victim Erica Wills, last saw her daughter Kenisha Wills as she was leaving to go to [...]

Sports Monday Reviews Busy Weekend

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