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Ghost Town Vs G.S.U. on Mayflower

There are more boots on the ground from the police department and the Belize Defense Force, following an eruption of gun violence among rival gangs on the south side of [...]

Chester Williams, Who Sent G.S.U., Says They Were Restrained Despite Being Attacked

Deputy Commissioner Chester Williams, whose instructions were to deploy the Gang Suppression Unit into Mayflower Street, has deferred an official comment on the incident.  In the aftermath of the madness, [...]

Who Shot at K.H.M.H. Emergency Area?

Just before the mayhem on Mayflower, there was another shooting that could have had dire consequences and could have been catastrophic. The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital is in crisis undergoing [...]

Justin Orellana, Relative of Late Bernadine Lauriano, Follows Her in Death in Lords’ Bank

There were a total of three murders recorded over the weekend; two in rural Belize District and one in the south. In Lord Bank’s, Ladyville, twenty-eight-year-old Justin Emmanuel Orellana was [...]

Mario Guerrero Beaten to Death at Sunset Park Home

A sixty-four-year-old businessman was beaten to death with a barstool in the Sunset Park Community on the George Price Highway. According to police, they were called out to the murder [...]

Mario Oddulio Stabbed and Decomposing in Trio

A Guatemalan national was the third murder victim for the weekend. Thirty-six-year-old Mario Oddulio’s body was discovered in Trio Village, about four miles from the junction with the Southern Highway.  [...]

Was “Secret” Guarantee Approved for Civic Profits?

The new managers of the Belize Civic Center, Apex Events Services Limited, and its parent company Apex Events Services LLC of Florida, have apparently agreed with Government on a guarantee [...]

Fuel Prices Trending Up for Easter

Just in time for Easter and for the first time in recent memory, there is a uniform increase in fuel prices. The latest price increase takes effect at midnight tonight, [...]

Lime Scarce; Ministry Wants to Import from Mexico

There is a report that as many as one hundred and thirty boxes of limes were imported today from Mexico, without a proper Pest Risk Analysis. The lime, however, reportedly [...]

Gang Feud Leaves 3 Injured on Mopan Street

The violence over the weekend was not confined to Mayflower Street or the murders. Five persons were injured in three separate shootings in the city, for which three victims have [...]

Man In Intensive Care after Kelly Street attack

Berkeley Street resident, Fabio Paredes remains in a critical condition inside the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital receiving treatment for gunshot injuries to both of his legs following a [...]

No Charges after Truck Driver Shot During Argument with Boss

Two hours before the shooting of Paredes, police were processing the scene of yet another incident on Central American Boulevard. An argument between a Lebanese businessman and his employee did [...]

Belizean Woman Knocked Down Guatemalan Farmer on Southern Highway

There was a fatal road traffic accident in Toledo over the weekend. Just before midday on Saturday, forty-nine-year-old Guatemalan Jose Maas Cac was knocked down and killed in Bladen Village. [...]

Alejandro Lauriano Charged in Double Female Murder

On Friday, C.I.B. detectives picked up and arrested nineteen-year-old Alejandro Lauriano in the village of Rockstone Pond on the Old Northern Highway. He and another man known by the nickname [...]

Police Now Seeking Lauriano’s Accomplice

Belize City police, despite having arrested and charged Alejandro Lauriano for the murders of Theresita Flowers and Delcia Blanco, are in pursuit of another person believed to have been an [...]

Friend Pleads Manslaughter by Negligence in Female’s 2010 Death

It was a tragedy that provoked much social commentary. Seventeen-year-old Shenaine Reyes, previously known as Shenelle Reyes, was fatally shot in the chest in November of 2010. The third form [...]

The Billion-Dollar Case for B.T.L.

Late Friday evening, Prime Minister Dean Barrow wrapped up a marathon two days of debate over the 2018-2019 General Revenue and Appropriation Bill in the National Assembly. He opened the [...]

New Investments to Prop Up Belize Economy

The Prime Minister spent a few minutes of his closing statement listing key investments either underway or coming soon that he says will prop up the Belizean economy. From a [...]

What You Can “Eat” in Streets and Drains

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has described his 2018-2019 budget as one of consolidation. A point of pride, he said, is that the hallmarks of his administration, such as the pro-poor [...]

St. John’s Credit Union Expands to North Side

Members of Saint John’s Credit Union Limited no longer need to travel deep into the heart of Southside to do business at the Basra Street office in Belize City. In [...]

Sports Monday Talks Football, Basketball

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