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6 Murders over Weekend; 2 Women Shot in Tibruce Street Home as Family Blame “Old Beef”

The soul of the nation was on edge, beginning on Friday evening when the carnage started around six-thirty. Within a span of twenty-four hours, five persons were murdered and several [...]

Kendis Flowers Taken Out But Who is Responsible for Gang Leader’s Death?

The carnage wouldn’t let up in the bloodiest weekend ever, when the well-known gang leader of the Mayflower/Ghost Town area, Kendis Flowers, was executed in Back-a-Town. Police have refuted any [...]

Carnage Started with Victor Gibbs’ Newstime Murder Friday

The bloodbath started in downtown Belize City with the murder of Victor Gibbs. The thirty-year-old Belize City resident was shot several times inside his parked vehicle. When police arrived on [...]

Denroy Alvarez Killed on Visit to Girlfriend; Her Ex is Sought by Police

Police are looking for a person of interest in the murder of Denroy Alvarez which took place within minutes of the double murder of Theresita Flowers and Delcia Blanco.  The [...]

K.H.M.H. in Full-Fledged Crisis over Failing Roof

There is another crisis on the government’s hand, for which urgent action is required.  An emergency meeting was held on Friday night of the board of governors of the Karl [...]

P.U.P. Issues Condemnation of K.H.M.H. “Neglect”

The People’s United Party this afternoon condemned the Government saying the neglect of the K.H.M.H. is unacceptable. The P.U.P. states that between the period 2008 and 2014, the condition of [...]

In Orange Walk, Who Wanted Alexi Palma Dead?

A Honduran national was killed in the north and his relatives say they have no idea why. Elmer Alexi Palma, better known as Alexi, was found shot to death on [...]

Prime Minister Announces Return of B.D.F., John Saldivar, and ‘Public Emergency Areas’

In the wake of the weekend carnage, Prime Minister Dean Barrow called a rare weekend press conference at the Biltmore Plaza Hotel on Sunday afternoon, while residents of Belize City [...]

Brian Welch Avoids Death

Aside from the murders, there were two shootings in the south side of Belize City. Two persons are currently in police custody pending further investigation into a late evening shooting [...]

Security Guard Took Bullets for Intended Target on South Creek

The other shooting occurred on Sunday morning inside gang territory on South Creek. Thirty-four-year-old security guard Robert Strekler was shot to the lower back by a gunman at the corner [...]

Police to Move on Avocado Harassers

Last week’s brush with the law left a nasty taste in the mouth for avocado vendor Lauriel Novelo. The teenager from San Victor, Corozal, was unnecessarily roughed up by members [...]

Civic Center has new team of managers

Finally, the Belize City Civic Center is ready for sporting and other activities such as conventions, concerts and expos. Earlier today, a contract was signed with a U.S.-based company to [...]

P.U.P. ready to present case for new election in San Pedro

The national executive of the People’s United Party met earlier today to discuss a range of national and intramural issues, including a legal challenge of the results in San Pedro [...]

Williams Says Mediation Returns Full Force

There will be a return to the police-sponsored mediation and intervention sessions which Chester Williams pioneered during his time at Eastern Division (South). Williams will once again join forces with [...]

Special Teams to Investigate Lauriano Murder, Independence Rapes

In terms of recent cases, Williams says special investigative teams have been put in place for the murder of Bernadine Lauriano and the rapes reported in Independence Village. The new [...]

P.M. Says Corruption in Police a Priority

The other key to solving the crime chain is erasing corruption within the police department. Prime Minister Dean Barrow made reference to some police officers’ cozy relationships with the underworld [...]

Chester Says Goodbye to PSB

The now-former head of Professional Standards Branch has led a number of high-profile investigations during his time in that branch over the last six months. It has confirmed that there [...]

To Solve Crime, Gain Public’s Trust Again

Williams has been hailed as a key proponent of the community policing mode of operation. He has been credited with a reduction in major crimes when he was commander of [...]

First Day of the P.S.E. Went Well, Students Say

According to the Ministry of Education, some seven thousand, one hundred and ninety-nine Standard Six students sat the first day of the Primary School Examination in English and Science across [...]

Basketball and Football Top Sports Monday

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