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4 Murders Mar Easter; Quiet of Rural Corozal Shattered with Gruesome Discovery

Over the Easter weekend, there were four murders: one in the north, two in the west and one in the city. We begin today’s newscast with the gruesome discovery of [...]

Louisville Asks Police to Ease ‘Stress’

The murder of Eleazar Chan has rocked the small village in the north. His nephew, Eliodoro Ya, is also the chairman of Louisville and tonight he is imploring the police [...]

In the City, Questions over Targeting of Businessman as Former Employee Charged with Murder

This morning, police escorted twenty-two-year-old Evyn Ardon, a Honduran national and construction worker of Antelope Street to court to be charged for murder. Forty-two-year-old Manuel Canales, who lived in the [...]

Police Nab Accused Killer of Emmerson Anderson

Police have also made an arrest in the murder of forty-four-year-old Emmerson Anderson who was killed six days ago at the long barracks at the corner of Sibun and Ebony [...]

Dristen Reyes of Teakettle Betrayed near Birthday

In western Belize, two persons were also murdered in separate violent crimes. A twenty-one-year-old Teakettle villager was reported missing by his family on Wednesday and two days later, his body [...]

Murder among Friends in Buena Vista

The second murder in the Cayo District occurred in Buena Vista Village just outside of Spanish Lookout. Thirty-six-year-old George Hyde was killed in front of his friends. The group of [...]

San Diego Police Name Fugitive Raymond McLeod in Murder; Reward Offered

There is an international search for a U.S. marine believed to have spent time in southern Belize or may still be here.  Earlier today, the San Diego Police announced it [...]

San Pedranos Outraged After Ex Escapes with Fine for Wounding Beaten Partner

Forty-year-old Russell Casimiro, a dive master from Boca del Rio, San Pedro Town, has pleaded guilty to a charge of wounding. But residents of the island are upset that he [...]

Threat to Accuser Sends Man Behind Bars

It is a rare charge in cases of sexual offenses, but a Belize City man has been charged with attempting to suppress evidence in a court case – specifically, by [...]

Karl Heusner Resumes Some Services

The national referral hospital has resumed some services after certain areas had to be closed off due to a leaking roof.  The K.H.M.H. Authority earlier today announced that specialists’ clinic [...]

1 Dead, 1 Injured in Motorbike Crashes

There was also death and injury on the highways and by-ways, in both instances involving motorbikes. Truck driver forty-six-year-old Endhir Guerra of Orange Walk Town was found dead and decomposing [...]

Is Lawsuit Going to Block the Road to the I.C.J. in Guatemala?

According to Guatemalan newspaper El Periodico, a potential monkey wrench has been thrown into the plans for the April fifteenth referendum on taking the Belize-Guatemala claim to the International Court [...]

Senate Wrangles over Changes to Immigration

The Senate wrapped up its deliberations on the General Revenue and Appropriation Bill very late last Wednesday. All the bills it has debated are now law, but several of them [...]

Tensions Revealed in Senate Select Committee as Workers “Sick Out” over Favoritism

Concerns were raised that dividing the Immigration Department as proposed in the bills could invite further mischief in a department already badly bruised by the 2011-2013 scandal discussed during last [...]

Athletes “Down Under” for Commonwealth; Alicia Thompson Leads the Way

The twenty-first Commonwealth Games gets underway later tonight in the land “Down Under” – Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The Commonwealths are the second largest multi-sport event after the Olympics and [...]

Justin Williams Back on Top in Cross Country Cycling Classic

It has been said, only half-jokingly, that in Belize the Easter weekend is not as fun if a Belizean doesn’t win the Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic. Indeed the [...]