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Latest murder claims Jason Almendarez on Jasmine Street

With two murders over the holiday weekend and a third reported this afternoon, the murder count for 2017 is up to one hundred and fourteen murders unofficially, slightly ahead of [...]

The two lives of murder victim Justin Hyde

The City’s second murder victim is twenty-two year old Justin Hyde. On Monday night he was riding with two friends on separate bicycles not far from his home on Curl [...]

Counselor Diane Finnegan says Justin didn’t have to die

This evening, youth counselor and coordinator of the Youth Apprenticeship Program Diane Finnegan weighed in on the life of Justin Hyde and his contribution to the intervention program coordinated by [...]

In Orange Walk, family clueless as Daniel Carrillo gunned down from behind

Prior to the murder of Justin Hyde, an Orange Walk man was shot and killed in the early hours of Sunday morning. His family is left with more questions than [...]

Charge for Apolonio ‘Polo’ Kiou in Gabriel Bochnia death

There is an arrest in the murder of the Canadian national, Gabriel Bochnia.  The construction consultant, who was living in Corozal for years and was married with three children, was [...]

Post-mortem confirms nitrogen gas inhalation killed David Doehm

A post-mortem examination on the body of fifty-six year old retiree David Doehm of Belize City certified his cause of death as chemical asphyxiation by inhalation of volatile substance. On [...]

Tragedy on the highway: two women, one child killed in collision with U.S. diplomat

We often report on traffic accidents – they have become a staple in our newscast – but the one we will tell you about tonight will move you – it [...]

Another road fatality in the South

There was another fatality on the highways. It happened at Mile thirty two on the Southern Highway near the Red Bank Junction. Thirty-four year old Paulino Pop, of San Roman [...]

George Stewart drowned while diving for conch in Stann Creek

The search for the missing caretaker at Tobacco Caye in the Stann Creek District has ended sadly, with news of his body being recovered Friday evening. Fifty-eight year old George [...]

Hattieville man shot in Conch Shell Bay

Twenty-eight year old Julian Ebanks is listed as stable at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after being shot on Sunday night. According to police, the Hattieville resident was socializing in [...]

Homeowner shoots would-be minor burglar

A seventeen-year-old minor remains in the hospital in a stable condition after being shot by a homeowner who believed he was trying to burglarize his home. Sixty-three year old Joseph [...]

Convicted burglar admits to escape from police

Convicted prisoner, thirty-nine year old , was in court today for another offence. Already facing time behind bars for burglary and kept firearm offenses, Bailey today changed his not guilty [...]

Chinese make accord with Police Department

On October first, the Belize Chinese Association had orchestrated a shutdown of all its affiliated businesses countrywide. This was in solidarity for a funeral for one of their own – [...]

Chinese Association defends reasons for shutdown of business

At the time of the shutdown, there were many comments about those addicted to fry chicken and Sunday Lottery having to bring forward plans for Sunday, October first, when most [...]

Fire claims residences in Belize City, Burrell Boom

There was a pair of house fires in the Belize District over the holiday weekend. In Belize City around three a.m. Sunday morning, a fire was reported at the Pickstock [...]

Why interventions on Southside worked

During his tenure as Southside commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams initiated a program of direct intervention with a team of youth counselors including Dianne Finnegan and Nuri Muhammad. [...]

Mental Health Day shines spotlight on the workplace

October tenth is celebrated as World Mental Health Day across the globe. The day is used to bring stakeholders together to talk about their work and what more needs to [...]

Kendis Gibson danced the punta on Open Your Eyes

Last week, Emmy award-winning journalist, Kendis Gibson was in Belize at the invitation of the US Embassy. Gibson is a co-host with ABC’s World News Now. During his visit to [...]

Guats revoke corruption boss’ visa; name ex-Belize ambassador deputy for foreign affairs

And this news from Guatemala, immigration authorities there have revoked the visa of Ivan Velasquez, the  head of the CICIG, the United Nations  body investigating corruption in that country. The [...]

Football and bodybuilding top Sports Tuesday

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