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A Shocking Double Murder of Sisters in San Jose, Toledo

A grisly discovery of two nude bodies on a remote road in the Toledo District has left the southern community in shock. The bodies are that of two sisters – [...]

Trio of Mexicans Busted for Robbing ATM; Bail is Denied

A trio of Mexican nationals was arraigned this afternoon before Magistrate Sharon Frazer for scamming the Atlantic Bank of a substantive amount of cash.  The trio comprises of a couple [...]

Orange Walk’s Most Wanted, Andy Rhaburn, is Captured in Rhaburn Ridge

A week after killing his mother with a crowbar, wanted Carmelita resident, Andy Rhaburn was captured by Orange Walk Police in the vicinity of Rhaburn Ridge on the Phillip Goldson [...]

William Godoy Charged, but Why Did He Kill His Friend Alfredo Cowo?

On Friday, thirty-six-year-old William Godoy of San Pedro was charged for the murder of twenty-eight-year-old Alfredo Cowo, who had foretold his demise a week before. Cowo claimed that his life [...]

Woman Shot While Talking to Friend

There were two separate shootings on Sunday night on the south side of Belize City. Around six-thirty p.m., a data entry clerk was shot to the right arm as she [...]

Eleck McKoy Targeted on Antelope

Minutes later, gunshots rang out again; this time on Antelope Street Extension. Eleck McKoy was shot to the face by a lone gunman who came up to him at close [...]

Couple Injured in Overnight Shooting on Ambergris

Over in San Pedro Town, a couple was targeted by a gunman in the San Juan area. Gilberto Lara and Catherine Torres were on their way home, traveling on a [...]

Shakeem Humes Unable to Evade Police with Weed

Western Paradise labourer Shakeem Humes was charged with possession of five hundred and eleven grams or one point one pounds of cannabis with intent to supply for drug trafficking today [...]

Dorian Pakeman Shakes Off Last Civil Suit in Dean Dawson Death

Last May, Director of the Government’s Press Office, Dorian Pakeman, walked out of the Magistrate’s Court a free man.  Then-Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer upheld a no-case submission for lack of [...]

Trio to Learn Date for Murder Retrial in Supreme Court

A retrial is pending in the case of Tyrone Meighan, Orel Leslie and Brandon Baptist, who were acquitted in 2015 of the November 2012 murder of Belize Defence Force soldier [...]

Weed Busts Made in Camalote, Western Paradise

Separate busts of marijuana were made in Camalote village and in Western Paradise village on Sunday. Belmopan police recovered five parcels containing a total of four and a half pounds [...]

Another Year to ‘Du Di Rait Ting’

When you do the right thing, it pays off. Just ask Johana Ramos – the fourteen-year-old student of Maud Williams High School was recognized today with an award for her [...]

Sports News with James Adderley

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

Butane Prices to Go Up, But Not Till March

Brace yourself for another increase in butane prices. That’s the official word from the government following eight days of negotiations with Liquid Petroleum Gas Importers: BWEL, Gas Tomza and Zeta [...]

Guatemala Gets Its Way: O.A.S.’ Magdalena Talamas Exits

There have been developments in respect of relations with Guatemala. Special Representative of the O.A.S. Secretary General for Belize-Guatemala Affairs, Magdalena Talamas, has been reassigned from her post at the [...]

Showdown at the Border in Guat Journalist’s Own Words

Still on Guatemala…a journalist Rigoberto Escobar Lopez who claims he was assaulted on Tuesday at the adjacency zone at the western border is taking his case to the Guatemalan Human [...]

Benefit Concert for Fire Victims this Weekend

As many as thirty-eight persons, adults and children, have been left homeless due to raging fires in Belize City. This weekend, twenty-five artists and fifteen DJ’s are coming together in [...]

10 Years On, F.C.D. Recounts Shifts in Illegal Activity in Chiquibul

Over the years, we’ve reported on the work of the Friends for Conservation and Development and the illegal activities of Guatemalans inside the Chiquibul. We’ve documented the incursions and the [...]

Arrest Made in Death of Alfredo Cowo

Thirty-three-year-old San Pedrano William Godoy has been formally arrested and charged for the murder of Alfredo Cowo. Cowo was killed on Tuesday morning as he sat in a golf cart [...]

Blaming Police for Shootings ‘Irresponsible’, Chides Foreign Minister

A string of unrelated, fatal shootings across the country, involving police officers and allegations of their participation in these incidents, has given the department another black-eye.  The most recent cases [...]

Guinea Grass Man Charged for Drugs, Contraband

Guadalupe Reymundo Flores, a labourer of Guinea Grass village, Orange Walk was charged for drug trafficking and also faces a Customs case after a major bust was made this morning [...]

Sports Council Seeks Compromise with Footballers on M.C.C. Use

For the past several weeks, there has been controversy brewing over the use of the football pitch at the MCC Grounds.  The sporting facility is utilized for a number of [...]

U.B. Responds to Graduation Crisis

Earlier this year, we reported on the concerns of some students from the University of Belize, who had completed their programs at the institution in July and December 2017, but [...]

Winston Gordon Charged in Camalote RTA

Belmopan police have charged the driver involved in the collision death of Leonte Ampie of Unitedville, Cayo District last December. There was a collision at Mile fifty on the George [...]

U.S. Warns Against Increased Crime for American Tourists

Despite the hopes of Belizean officials that Belize’s vote against the U.S. over Jerusalem at the United Nations would not have repercussions; there are two instances in which the giant [...]