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Hope Creek Resident Bludgeoned to Death at Construction Site in Hopkins

It was a bloody weekend across the country, with four murders recorded in three districts. Two persons were killed in separate stabbing incidents in Belmopan, a man was bludgeoned to [...]

Cotton Tree Villager Fatally Stabbed in Belmopan

There were two murders in Belmopan on Saturday night. Both victims were stabbed to the neck and later succumbed at the Western Regional Hospital. The first fatal stabbing happened on [...]

Argument between Friends Results in Fatal Stabbing in Salvapan, Belmopan

A little less than five hours later, nineteen-year-old Franklin Tut became the second victim to be fatally stabbed in Belmopan on Saturday night. It happened sometime before midnight inside Mary’s [...]

Eugene Henderson Jr. Succumbs to Gunshot Injury 2 Months Later

He was shot two months ago and ever since then, Eugene Henderson Junior has been fighting for his life.  Henderson Junior was given a fifty percent chance of survival; he [...]

4 Arraigned in Connection with the Murder of Richard Foster

There is an update to the murder of Richard Foster. The seventy-four-year-old British filmmaker, who made Belize his home forty years ago, was taken from his home at the Savannah [...]

Xaibe Villager is Victim of Fatal Hit and Run

A man was knocked down and killed along the Philip Goldson Highway over the weekend. Police say it was a hit and run that claimed the life of Virgilio Mena [...]

Police Constable Busted with 15 Cases of Contraband Beers

A police constable is facing criminal and disciplinary charges after he was found with a stash of contraband beers. Benque Viejo Police were conducting a vehicular checkpoint around five on [...]

Guatemalan Caught Inside the Chiquibul with Unlicensed Firearm & Ammunition

A Guatemalan national has been charged for having unlicensed firearm and ammunition in his possession. Police say that forest rangers discovered the Guatemalan inside Belize’s territory somewhere near the Caracol [...]

Canadian Woman Stabbed by Hotel Room Intruder

A Canadian woman was stabbed four times on Sunday around four-thirty p.m. in San Pedro. According to police, Christina Pott was asleep inside a hotel room on the north end [...]

Argument Ends with Stabbing in Maskall

An argument between two friends on Sunday night in Maskall Village has left one man hospitalized. Police say that sometime before eleven o’clock, Samuel Torres was walking in the village [...]

NEMO Minister Says Help for San Pedro Fire Victims Continues to Trickle In

Victims of the August fifth inferno which decimated ten homes in San Pedro, leaving eighty-seven residents displaced, are preparing to commence the rebuilding process.  It is expected that persons who [...]

Brandon Cattouse Is Ready to Ride Again

Popular Belizean athlete Brandon Cattouse, an elite rider, is free to participate in all sanctioned events hosted by the Belize Cycling Federation after his suspension was lifted on Friday.  The [...]

NADO’s Urine Sample – A Gross Departure from International Standards

Attorney Hector Guerra outlines the personal circumstances and experiences that Cattouse faced in light of the suspension.  According to Guerra, the steps that were taken by the National Anti Doping [...]

NADO Has Nada for an Office and Sample Storage

According to Guerra, NADO, which is represented by former Director of Health Services, Doctor Michael Pitts, is short of basic resources for storing specimen collected from athletes.  The operation of [...]

Teachers Learn New Strategies for Students to Learn How to Read and Write

The Ministry of Education is hosting a four-day literacy training for teachers from underperforming schools in Belize City, Stann Creek and Toledo.  The purpose of the workshop is to equip [...]

MoE to Include Families in Literacy Campaign

Doctor Rose Bradley was also asked why students are still struggling with reading and writing in the primary school classrooms. She says that a number of factors are at play, [...]

NEMO Introduces New Common Alerting Protocol

The importance of providing timely and accurate information, particularly to those most vulnerable to the effects of disasters, is not lost on the National Emergency Management Organization.  Earlier today, government [...]

Female Volleyball Team Celebrates Win in Style

The National Women’s Volleyball Selection is still riding the crest of a stellar performance at this year’s Regional Volleyball Championships.  Earlier today, the girl’s, their coaching staff and their fans [...]

A Female Referee is Viciously Attacked On-field by a Football Player

A female referee was physically assaulted by a football player on Sunday evening in the Corozal District where she was officiating a match between San Antonio and Concepcion Village.  According [...]

An Update in Sporting Activities across the Country

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