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Back-a-Town Crips Gang Boss and Associate Killed in Orange Walk

A double murder has shaken the Orange Walk community. Tonight the leader of the Back-a-Town Crips Gang, thirty-four-year-old Junior Triminio and nineteen-year-old Christopher Calderon, believed to be Triminio’s associate, are [...]

Murder in Independence: Husband Chokes Wife to Death

A woman was killed by her husband in the early hours of this morning inside a hotel room where they were vacationing.  Mariela Alpuche Rodriguez was choked to death in [...]

An Elderly Man is Followed Home and Robbed of a $15,000 Withdrawal

A trio of armed thieves followed an elderly man to his house on Landivar Street in Belize City. Fortunately, Harold Williams was unharmed, but the thieves got away with thousands [...]

Will Spate of Armed Robberies Be Abated in September?

In recent months, there has been an escalation in the number of robberies across the country, particularly in Belize City, where thieves continue to prey on anyone, including the elderly.  [...]

Fatal RTA Claims the Lives of 2 Cousins

A fatal traffic accident claimed the lives of two cousins in the north. Kairo and Henry Cob, both from San Victor in Corozal, died just after midday on Sunday. The [...]

Bullet Tree Resident Perishes 5 Days after Motorcycle Collision with Parked Vehicle

A third person perished on Friday after a traffic accident which occurred over a week ago. Yuri Moralez was riding his motorcycle when he crashed into a parked vehicle on [...]

3-year-old Drowns in Well in Bella Vista Village

There was further lost of life over the weekend. A toddler died on Sunday after falling into a well in Bella Vista Village, Stann Creek District.  Three-year-old Benjamin Mas drowned [...]

Chinese Grocer Shot During an Attempted Robbery

On Saturday night, Xiang Quan Chen was shot inside his shop in Ladyville. According to police, just after eight-thirty, thirty-eight-year-old Chen was inside his shop, Guan Ying on Marage Road, [...]

Charges Are Yet to Be Brought Against Cabana Women Brawlers

Charges are yet to be brought against a group of women who were engaged in an all-out brawl outside of La Cabana Nightclub recently.  The incident which was caught on [...]

A Mid-Afternoon Fire in San Ignacio

A fire ignited at an abandoned house on Joseph Andrews Drive in San Ignacio. The blaze erupted after three o’clock this afternoon across from the Falcon Field Park in San [...]

Ransom for Kidnapped San Narciso Businessman Still Being Demanded

Businessman Omero Campos was abducted from his farm near San Victor Village on Father’s Day in June.  The San Narciso resident has never been seen or heard from since, despite [...]

Street Law, a New Course to be Introduced in 6 Schools

Six high schools are preparing to participate in a programme known as street law as a new course to their curriculum. The addition is expected to start in January 2019 [...]

Farewell to President Tsai Ing-wen

The president of Taiwan, Doctor Tsai Ing-wen, concluded a visit to Belize over the weekend. Doctor Ing-wen was afforded all the trappings of a state visit including the convening of [...]

The Winners of the National Song Competition are Revealed

Over the weekend, on Saturday, the 2018 National Song Competition was held at the Santa Elena Sports Complex in the west. There were as many as twenty artists who competed [...]

Prominent Belizean John Woods Passes

On a somber note, prominent Belizean, seventy-five-year-old John Woods of Cisco Construction passed away on Friday in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.  Woods was not just an extraordinary businessman; he was a [...]

James Adderley and the Weekend in Sports

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