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Breaking: Paul Jex Killed in San Pedro Town; Another Man Injured

There is another murder to report in San Pedro tonight, where a well-known street figure was just shot and killed around five-thirty this evening.  Paul Jex, an affiliate of the [...]

William Godoy’s Family Protest Murder Charge

The first murder victim on the island is Alfredo Cowo and tonight, a San Pedro mechanic is spending his first night behind bars at the Central Prison for that murder. [...]

Down South, Alcaldes Pressure Authorities in Gruesome Double Murder

The barbarity of a pair of machete murders in the village of San Jose, Toledo District, has sent shockwaves across the Maya community.  This act of savagery, the mutilation of [...]

MLA/TAA Calls on All to Do Their Part

In light of the tragic incident, alcaldes are being reminded to make certain that the highest level of attention is paid to complaints where women and children are being violated.  [...]

Killer Bees Strike Down Omar Cruz in Unitedville

Residents of Unitedville in the Cayo District are calling on authorities to tend to an abandoned building containing a swarm of Africanized or “killer” bees which severely stung a senior [...]

Ambassador Talks Trafficking in Persons; Higher Rank for Belize Passports

Speaking out on the issue of human trafficking recently is Belize’s Ambassador to the U.S. and permanent representative to the O.A.S., Daniel Gutierrez. This comes after the U.S. recently added [...]

Things Look Better, But Not Much, Foreign Forecast Says

For those still wondering if the best is yet to come going into an election year, The Economist Intelligence Unit says not quite. Its quarterly economic forecast predicts a return [...]

How Belize’s Murder Rate Stacks Up in Region

In an addendum to the Economist Intelligence Unit report on Belize, the organization discusses the rise in the rate of murder in several Caribbean countries, due to gang feuds related [...]

Boy, 10, Survives Hit-and-Run in Belize City

Camera footage of a hit-and-run accident on Sunday evening, January twenty-first, is cause for concern for parents tonight. A ten-year-old boy was riding his bicycle across the intersection of Amara [...]

Robbers Strike Ranchito Salesman in Corozal Town

Corozal police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday morning on Seventh Avenue.  Thirty-year-old Edgar Loria, a salesman of Ranchito Village, was on his way to make a deposit [...]

Fisherman Loses Big Money for Illegal Produce

Chunox village fisherman Jorge Casanova was caught red-handed with a variety of illegal produce in December in the vicinity of Tarpon Creek in the Turneffe Atolls. It will cost him [...]

Young Mother Avoids Jail on Home Invasion Charge

Twenty-four-year-old Shereffa Jex was read charges of aggravated burglary and two counts of unlawful imprisonment for a reported home invasion in the Buttercup section of Burrell Boom. She is accused [...]

Meet the Municipal Mayoral Candidates in San Pedro Town

Tonight we begin a series related to the upcoming March seventh municipal elections.  We were on the campaign trail in San Pedro, where the U.D.P. Town Council has been in [...]

Darrell Bradley Says Belize City is “Better than I Found It”

Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley is set to demit office in the next five weeks and is currently in the process of transitioning back to private life as an attorney.  [...]

Thanks to Municipal Bond, City is Debt-Free

The hallmark of Bradley’s success at City Hall is perhaps the floating of the municipal bond, monies which were used to concretize over a hundred and sixty streets across the [...]

After Family Time, Bradley’s March to Belmopan Begins

As we said earlier, the outgoing mayor is easing back into private life, with a renewed focus on other career interests, including his law firm.  But, politics is still very [...]

Belize City Family Picks Up Pieces after Surprise Eviction

Two Saturdays ago, a Belize City family claims it was forcibly separated at the decision of a landlord who reportedly called the Gang Suppression Unit to help evict them from [...]