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6-Year-Old Shot Death; Was the Shooting Self-Inflicted?

There is grim news from the island of San Pedro where residents are still recovering from a deadly fire last week.  A six-year old girl was killed at her house [...]

Jeweller Manuel Pacheco is Arraigned for Murder of his Neighbor

Fifty-six-year-old jeweller Manuel Pacheco, a resident of Cockburn Lane, Belize City, appeared in court today for arraignment. Pacheco, whose business is located on East Collet Canal near to Pound Yard [...]

Police Say Surveillance Evidence Secured Murder Charge

Police, however, contend that there is sufficient evidence to charge Pacheco, despite reports that he was defending himself and property following an altercation with Villanueva over a dog. At the [...]

San Narciso Businessman Kidnapped

Corozal police are investigating what appears to be a kidnapping in San Narciso Village.  Forty-three-year-old Homero Campos remains missing tonight, following an ominous phone call made to his family on [...]

Mother of 3 Perishes in Road Traffic Accident, 2 Others Hospitalized

A mother of three was killed in a road traffic accident on Sunday afternoon in western Belize. San Ignacio resident, Neidy Cifuentes was driving with a friend and her daughter [...]

PC Mitchell Cobb Found Dead Behind Corozal Police Station

By all accounts, the passing away of a police officer found unresponsive outside of the Corozal Police Station, appears to be of natural causes.  On Sunday night, while his colleagues [...]

Fuel Prices Increasing Yet Again

There are back to back changes to fuel prices announced within days of each other. The latest is a slight increase in the price of premium which goes from eleven [...]

Illegal Activities Continue within Columbia Forest Reserve

Since sounding an alarm several weeks ago that Guatemalan farmers have been encroaching on land surrounding Otoxha Village in the Toledo District, the Belize Defense Force has been deployed to [...]

B.P.P. Included in Re-registration Process

A seat at the table is what the Belize Progressive Party has been clamoring for, in respect of the upcoming, countrywide re-registration exercise.  That call has been heeded by the [...]

BISL Versus G.O.B. before Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal today heard an appeal brought by Belize International Services Limited against the government.  This follows a win by the government in October 2016, three years after [...]

Trio of Mexicans Facing More Charges for Theft of Credit Cards

From the Court of Appeal to the Magistrate’s Court…more charges were brought today against three Mexican nationals who are already facing charges for theft of credit cards from the Atlantic [...]

Paul Thompson, P.U.P. Standard Bearer for Albert Division

The Albert Division convention took place on Sunday. Just under a thousand voters made it to the Anglican Catheral College compound to cast their vote for Paul Thompson or Valerie Woods. [...]

Family of Five Homeless after Weekend Fire on Freedom Street

A small plywood house was destroyed by fire over the weekend in Belize City. Five persons occupy the house but no one was inside when the fire broke. Family members [...]

Early Morning Tremor in Guatemala; Looters Hit Warehouse with Relief Donation

Guatemala was hit by a tremor early this morning, two weeks after the eruption of Volcan de Fuego. The epicentre of the quake was registered near the Pacific Coast less [...]

5 Officers Involved in an Accident in the South; Were They under the Influence?

The police department is investigating a collision on Sunday night in Bella Vista Village involving a Wingle pickup truck which was assigned to officers in that jurisdiction.  The vehicle was [...]

Man is Targeted by Gunman Following Altercation in Belmopan

Belmopan police are investigating a shooting incident over the weekend during which a vehicle was damaged after being struck by multiple bullets.  According to thirty-four-year-old James Wagner he was hanging [...]

Highlights of the Weekend Sporting Activities

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