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The Deadly George Price Highway Claims More Lives: Two in Cotton Tree

It has been another deadly holiday weekend countrywide. As many as seven persons lost their lives by misadventure; whether, murder or in road traffic accidents. We start with the most [...]

An Elder Labourer from Benque Border Area Killed in RTA

The Christmas season in Belize is regularly marked by traffic mishaps and this year has been no exception. Since Friday, no less than seven road traffic accidents have been reported countrywide, [...]

Belize City Driver Did Not Survive Collision With Shaw’s Bus

He was on his way home to Belize City from Gales Point where his family celebrated Christmas Day, but sometime around eight o’clock that night, Albert Garnett would perish in [...]

Health Ministry: RTA’s ‘a Public Health Concern’

Road traffic mishaps are also a concern for the Ministry of Health, which does keep a running tally as part of its mortality statistics for Belize. While the figure was [...]

Jose Najera Survives Drive-By in Belmopan

Twenty-year-old Jose Najera is lucky to be alive tonight, following a shooting incident in Belmopan on December twenty-first.  Najera was seated inside his vehicle in the vicinity of the Ring [...]

Gun-Toting Thugs Rob and Shoot O.W. Man

Gunshots rang out in Orange Walk Town on Tuesday night leaving one man injured with wounds to the right foot.  Juan Cabrera came under attack by a gun-toting duo as [...]

In Roaring Creek, Errol Gabourel Found Dead and Floating in Belize River

The Christmas weekend also had a pair of murders to report, though neither was in Belize City. The village of Roaring Creek was shocked by a discovery of a body [...]

Ranchito Store Owner Robbed of Cash and Car

The proprietor of a business establishment in Ranchito Village was relieved of a significant sum of money and other personal belongings, including a Toyota Tacoma truck, during an armed robbery [...]

Shanti’s Store in Corozal Targeted by Thieves

The second robbery in the Corozal District took place in the heart of town on Tuesday morning when two men entered Shanti’s Store and held up its owner.  That stickup [...]

Police Step Up Patrols after Another Stick-Up in Town Center

Meanwhile, in Belize City over the weekend, there were two incidents reported where Chinese businessmen in the Lake Independence and King’s Park areas were accosted by thieves.  In a brazen [...]

Prep Cook Killed in Placencia on Christmas Morning

A twenty-year-old man was slashed to the throat over the holiday weekend in Placencia as he partied with friends outside a night-club. The prep-cook was out enjoying the festivities after [...]

Who Wanted Visiting Tourist Kimberley Stephens Dead?

Fifty-five-year-old Kimberley Lin Stephens was strangled to death. The American national’s decomposing body was discovered outside of her rental SUV on December twenty-third. We understand that Stephens arrived in country [...]

Six Years for Teen Burglar from San Pedro

Eighteen-year-old Brandon Portillo of San Pedro Town is headed to jail for six years after pleading guilty to two home burglaries on Ambergris Caye that took place last week. Portillo, [...]

Jamal Humes did not come home for Christmas, family says

A Belize City family remains hopeless tonight as the search continues to locate Jamal Humes. The twenty-eight-year-old mechanic was last seen alive on Wednesday morning when he went to his [...]

Eugenio Rodriguez Gone since December 16th

Jamal Humes remains missing…so is twenty-four-year-old Eugenio Rodriguez.  Both men are residents of Belize City and haven’t been seen for the past several days.  Earlier today, the Belize Police Department [...]

Virus, Not Ham and Turkey, has Belizeans Sick to their Stomachs

Are you feeling a little funny in your stomach? It may not be the extra ham, turkey, soft drink or black cake you ate this weekend, according to the Ministry [...]

Kidney Association Says Be Kind to Your Kidneys

Starting today and for the remainder of the week, the Kidney Association of Belize has embarked on a sensitization and education campaign entitled “Empowering the Kidneys through Healthy Lifestyles.” The [...]