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WPC Michelle Brown Arraigned for Murder of Fareed Ahmad

In this our first newscast for 2018, we start with a story which was the headline at the close of 2017; the murder of popular barber Fareed Ahmad. This morning, [...]

WPC Brown Also Disciplinary Charged

On the night of December twenty-seventh, WPC Brown reportedly signed off from duty at the Raccoon Street Police Station around eight p.m. and is said to have departed the compound [...]

Disgraced WPC Exercises Her Right to Remain Silent

Despite facing a single charge of murder, the police constable has opted not to provide a caution statement.  Instead, she has clammed up by exercising her right to remain silent.  [...]

Ahmads Ask for Independent Investigation into Murder of Fareed

While police offered details of their investigation this morning, two of the Ahmad siblings, Taheera and Abdul, flanked by the leader of the Muslim Community, Kaleem El-Amin, their father Abdus [...]

Were Other Officers Involved in the Murder of Fareed Ahmad?

The Ahmad family has since been told that while the internal inquiry is being carried out by ACP Chester Williams, Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino is heading the murder investigation.  The family [...]

Is There Any Involvement by the U.S. in the Continued Surveillance of the Ahmads?

This is not the first incident involving the Ahmad family. Back in June of 2016, the Special Patrols Unit conducted an early morning raid at their family homes. Later on, [...]

The Ahmads, a Decent Family

Fareed’s father was philosophical about the way of life of his family. He believes that following the Muslim religion has led to a straight and narrow up-bringing of his children. [...]

Eamon Courtenay is Appointed to a Sensitive Judicial Case in the Region

Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay has been retained by the Trinidad Law Association to a very sensitive assignment involving the judiciary in that country. Courtenay along with the president of the [...]

First Murder for 2018; Leon Garcia Stabbed to Death

Within hours of the start of the New Year, a Belize City man was murdered. At about three-thirty on the morning of January first, Leon Garcia was savagely stabbed by [...]

Frederick Smith is the Last Murder Victim for 2017

While Garcia was the first murder for 2018, police closed off the year with another murder on their hands, bringing the total of murders for 2017 at a staggering one [...]

Suspected Drug Plane Found Burnt off the Coastal Road

Belizean authorities are investigating the remnants of a burnt aircraft discovered off the Coastal Road. The airplane was found in a remote area near an illegal landing strip. Police say [...]

Stabbing in Corozal Leaves 2 Men Hospitalized

Two Corozal men are hospitalized following an attack in a village in the north. According to Police, a man reported that a group of men attacked him with a machete [...]

Crime Update: Arrests Made for Incidents across the Country

Several arrests have been made in a string of crimes that have been committed across the country over the past three weeks.  In the case of the theft of copper [...]

Meet the New Year’s babies at the K.H.M.H.

Thirteen babies were born on New Year’s Day. According to the Belize Health Information System, the Ministry of Health says that four babies were born in Belize City; three in [...]

B.N.T.U. Condemns Continued Violence in the Wake of the Murder of Teacher

Teacher Desmond Lewis was brutally killed in the early hours of the morning of December twenty-eight sent shockwaves among his colleagues and the Dangriga Community. The teacher’s throat was slashed [...]

2 Non-Fatal Shootings over the Weekend

Twenty-nine-year-old Charles Fortune is recovering from a gunshot wound to the right knee after being injured on Monday night by an unidentified assailant who opened fire on him on Ebony [...]

2 Arsons over the Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend wasn’t without its share of arsons.  In the north and south there were two cases reported of the criminal burning of properties.  On Saturday night, at around [...]

1 Dead Manatee; Another to be Rescued

Forty manatees were killed in 2017. It proved to be a dangerous and deadly year for the gentle mammals. Belize has one of the healthiest populations of the West Indian [...]

Sports Monday: the Highlights of the Weekend Sporting Activities

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