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The Mysterious Death of Cabbie Odner Estiverne

There were three shooting incidents beginning Friday evening in the south side of Belize City that left one person dead and five others injured. Shooting victim Cardinal Andrews also succumbed [...]

Why Did Cardinal Andrews Die?

A second person succumbed to the ongoing gun violence in the Lake Independence area of south side Belize City. Four days after he was shot to the head by a [...]

2 Detained for Dangriga Taximan’s Death

But on Friday morning, investigators in southern Belize had a murder on their hands. A taxi operator, who is originally from Orange Walk, was shot dead inside his vehicle and [...]

Could Coastal Road Bones be Missing Person?

But police are also investigating the remains of a body which was discovered on the Coastal Road on Sunday, which may be upgraded to that of a murder.  Today, Police [...]

Exterminator and Older Brother Accidentally Poisoned at Home

But the strangest death over the weekend involved one of two Belize City brothers, who are believed to have inadvertently consumed a toxic chemical as they socialized on Saturday afternoon. [...]

Drunken Cop to be Disciplined in Latest Police Embarrassment

But on the other side of the law, there have been several recent videos of uniformed police officers acting out while on duty; being drunk and disorderly, embarrassing themselves and [...]

Mayas Back in Court, C.C.J. Leans on Government over Consent Order

The Government of Belize has been given one last chance by the Caribbean Court of Justice to live up to its promises made in April of 2015, when it agreed [...]

Will Crique Sarco Be Model for Maya Communal Lands?

In August, the Maya village of Crique Sarco was the first to be entered in the Maya Land Registry. A geographical map created over the course of five years delineated [...]

Trial in Franz Parke Case Set for December

A trial date of December eleventh has been set in the fixed date claim filed by Leader of the Opposition John Briceño against the Attorney General, which concerns the appointment [...]

Wife Perishes, Husband Hospitalized after Traffic Collision

Police are investigating a fatal traffic accident in the south. On Saturday between miles eleven and twelve on the Southern Highway, thirty-five-year-old Allen Andrews of Sittee River was driving a [...]

Youth Activist Faces Police Assault Charge

A physical altercation between a police officer and a young activist was captured on video this weekend.  Justin Usher was arrested for reportedly punching the policeman.  But the tirade did [...]

Cop Nails Cop at Club for Unlicensed Gun

Aside from the Roaring Creek police officer who is in trouble for his drunken behaviour, in Belize City a cop was detained and is in custody for an incident that [...]

Accused Attacker of Mayflower Street Mom and Kids in Court

A thirty-one-year-old mother and her two children ages were viciously attacked inside their home on Mayflower Street in Belize City. The culprit has been identified as the common-law husband to [...]

Pen Road Shootout Leaves 4 Injured

Four persons were injured in a single shooting on Sunday afternoon as they socialized on Neal Pen Road. A man walked up to the group of friends and fired several [...]

“Chainsaw” Can’t Escape Second Shooting in 3 Weeks

The weekend’s fifth shooting victim is James Swaso, who is better known as “Chainsaw.”  He is in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot [...]

Is Operation ACT Working Despite Shootings?

The weekend rollout of the latest crime fighting measure to be undertaken by police in Belize City is yet to yield fruit.  Despite the seemingly overwhelming presence of officers in [...]

Police Tiplines in Overdrive on weekend

Assistant Commissioner of Police Dezerie Magdaleno also plays a key role in the effectiveness of the campaign.  Her responsibility to ACT includes the gathering of actionable leads from members of [...]

Pawnshop Robbery Trio Charged; Cops to Receive Honors

Belmopan police have arrested and charged three persons in connection with last Thursday’s robbery of First Stop Pawn Shop in Belmopan. And it appears that a disgruntled former employee of [...]

Vidal Says Blame It on the “Kush”

The illegal sale of marijuana has long since been identified as the root cause for an eruption of gun violence among feuding groups in Belize City.  Both activities have spiked [...]

The World of Sports with James Adderley

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