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Woman Held, two More Sought in Gangland Killing of Tyrone Gibson

A woman has been detained in connection with the latest murder in the city. Police hope she can provide them with information that will help them crack the murder of [...]

Mom Says Tyrone Was Going to Bring Mystery Woman Home

Following his murder, Dianne Martinez told News Five that she would like to know what role, if any, the woman played in her son’s murder. Martinez shared what she knows [...]

Hilmar Alamilla to Supreme Court for Murder of Daniel Sosa; Threats Made

Forty-two-year-old Hilmar Alamilla returned to the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for a preliminary inquiry to determine if he would stand trial for murder at the Supreme Court. Alamilla [...]

Guat Reporter Was Just Doing His Job

In mid-January, a Guatemalan reporter with Prensa Libre, Rigoberto Escobar, entered into Belize from the western border and claimed he was confronted by the police within the adjacency zone also [...]

Will Belize Pursue Canadian Jordan Bacchus for Murder?

Canadian fugitive Jordan Bacchus was arrested for drug possession in Sudbury, Canada; he will also be charged for armed robbery and other crimes in Toronto recently. But will he be [...]

New Ambassador Knows Belize Well; Guat Foreign Minister Planning Visit?

We reported last week that Guatemala has finally sent its Ambassador to Belize in the person of career diplomat Georges De La Roche Du Ronzet. His appointment comes almost two [...]

P.U.P. Recalls Stuart Leslie from Referendum; Alexis Rosado Still in Charge

While there is a new Guatemalan ambassador, another is departing the Belize Foreign Ministry. Today, Elrington confirmed that Ambassador Stuart Leslie is no longer a part of the Referendum Unit [...]

Carry On, ComPol Whylie!

Now it is no secret that crime is a major issue in Belize. Elsewhere in the Central American region, border countries such as Guatemalan and Honduras have seen a decrease [...]

International Community Supports I.C.J. – What Says Belize

At a recent special session of the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C., convened to report on the Peace Fund, as many as thirteen nations [...]

MoFA Did Not Order Toledo Maya Survey

According to Elrington, the United Nations Development Programme, U.N.D.P., is also on board, providing funding to assist in the referendum process which is to take place after the a re-registration [...]

I.C.J. the Only Way, Red or Blue

The resolution of the territorial dispute has been the number one foreign policy issue for successive governments of Belize.  The people, however, are yet to decide at a referendum on [...]

HBO Demands Copyright Compliance from Cable Operators

Ready to pay more for basic cable? It could happen as issues of copyright compliance come to Belize. Home Box Office, the giant pay-per-view movie and special programming service, sent [...]

Father Charged with Incest against Daughter

A forty-seven-year-old man has been accused of violating his nearly thirteen-year-old daughter not once, not twice, but five separate times between February and August of 2016. The man is accused [...]

Man Stabbed in Lovers’ Spat on Valentine’s

On Wednesday night, couples were dining out showing their love for each other for Valentine’s. But for one couple, it ended in a stabbing and hospitalization. A woman stabbed a [...]

Lobster Season Now Closed

February fifteenth is a big day for fishermen and lobster eaters in Belize. It is the day when the lobster season closes off and that means no traps are to [...]

U.D.P. Answers the Call in Belmopan

In the growing capital city of Belmopan, the municipal campaign is in full gear. Earlier, this week we caught up with the P.U.P.’s mayoral candidate Tanya Santos who wants to [...]

P.U.P. Presents “Sensible” Manifesto in Orange Walk

It is the only town council they control nationally, and have in whole or in part since 2012. The People’s United Party hopes to retain Orange Walk Town painting it [...]

After Convention, P.U.P. Must Make Inroads with Others

The People’s United Party held a massive national convention on Sunday in Belize City, drawing a record number of supporters from the far reaches of the country and all points [...]

Budget “Ninth a March;” Will It Be Any Different?

The budget for the 2018 fiscal year is expected to be presented before the House of Representatives in early March, weeks before the start of a new financial calendar.  The [...]

Taiwanese Make Donation for Police Equipment

The government of Taiwan has made a significant contribution to assist in the fight against one of the worst problems facing the nation. A million dollars was handed over to [...]

Antonio Soberanis Honored by Family & Gov’t at Resting Place

We’ll start this next story with a quiz: where is the resting place of labour leader and early nationalist Antonio Soberanis Gomez? If you didn’t Google it, you may have [...]