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Body Found in Armenia

There were no murders reported over the weekend, but this afternoon, the body of a man was discovered this evening sometime around four in Armenia village, just outside of Belmopan. [...]

Families of Mark Leslie & Myrna Vasquez Mourn after Horrific Accident

A fatal traffic accident on the Southern Highway claimed the lives of two well-known residents of Placencia.  The couple was returning home along with their teenage daughter in anticipation of [...]

Soldier Charged in Dangriga Hit & Run

In another accident in the south, a Belize Defense Force soldier has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run incident that occurred near the outskirts of Dangriga [...]

4 Injured in Collision near Toll Bridge

Damage on the roads was not contained to the south this weekend. On the Philip Goldson Highway near mile fifty, forty-year-old Nigeria Matura of Carmelita village, Orange Walk was driving [...]

Police Investigate Alleged Double Rape in Independence

There is a disturbing report coming out of Independence tonight. The troubling incident reportedly involves at least two cops attached to the Independence Police Station. Two females were allegedly raped [...]

Yuanran Zheng Makes Tracks Out of Belize after Expulsion Order

Chinese Yuanran Zheng was today confirmed to have left the country after being served with an official Order to Leave by the Immigration Department on Friday. He first arrived in [...]

Fixing Nationality and Identification

On Friday, some fifty-seven new citizens were sworn in at the George Price Center in Belmopan. Their nationality certificates are of a different kind than the one found on Yuanran [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Further Review of UHS Case

The Supreme Court of the United States today declined to review an order from the District of Columbia Circuit affirming a trial court opinion in favor of the Belize Bank [...]

Overheated Refrigerator Causes City Fire

A Belize City family is without a roof over their head. A fire broke out at the Bilal’s residence at mile two and half on the Philip Goldson Highway on [...]

20 Years for Glenford “Bucket” Bermudez on Wife Manslaughter

Justice Adolph Lucas this afternoon sentenced forty-six-year-old Glenford Gilbert Bermudez to twenty years imprisonment for the November twenty-second, 2007 killing of his wife.  The time Bermudez has spent behind bars, [...]

Traffic Stop Turns Shoot-Out in Wild West

There has been a welcome reprieve in murder reports for the past week; in fact, no murders were reported over the past weekend for the first time in some time. [...]

1 Charged in City Shooting

In Belize City, a man was shot over the weekend. Shortly after midday on Saturday, Clinton Dale Abraham was riding his bike on Magazine Road when he was targeted.  Luckily, [...]

Cops before Courts for Extortion

The Professional Standards Branch continues to investigate multiple reports of police misconduct, including two cases of extortion. Sergeant Lenancio Bol and Constable Daniel Requeña of Belize City were arraigned in [...]

Little Movement in Open Murder Cases

Police provided several updates in relation to recent open cases across the country. The cause of death was released for German attorney, fifty-two-year-old Raimund Adalbert Kobler, whose body was found [...]

Jumoke Castro Latest to Run Afoul of the Law

The eldest of three Castro brothers, sons of Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro, was arraigned before the Magistrate’s Court late last week in connection with [...]

Immigration & Customs Team Up to Secure the Border

Belize and the European Union are partnering on a week-long training to keep our borders safe.  A group of immigration and customs officers is participating in a joint national border [...]

Vocational/Technical Teachers Participate in Leadership Conference

A first of its kind training for managers, principals and heads of department for Technical Vocational Education and Training centers was officially launched today in Belize City. The six-month program [...]

Collegians Go to Battle in Business Hackathon

For the remainder of the month, teams from across the country are competing on developing an innovative digital solution to make communication between utility companies and customers user friendly. It [...]

Sports Monday with James Adderley

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