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Sam August Sr. Faces Murder Charges Following Deadly Halloween Rampage

After being hospitalized for a week, Samuel August Senior will face the full force of the law.  The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution has determined that he is [...]

Remains of Oswald Arnold Found; Family Receives Closure

The remains of twenty-two year old Roaring Creek resident Oswald Arnold were found on Wednesday morning. Arnold, who had been missing for six months, was feared dead.  His family had [...]

Police Seek a Second in Murder of Lamont Lipka in San Pedro

American national Lamont ‘Monty’ Lipka was shot and killed inside his restaurant in San Pedro on May thirteenth.  Since then, investigators have been working carefully to unravel the whodunit mystery.  [...]

The Body of a Newborn is Found Buried in Trio

The body of a seven-month baby was unearthed from a shallow grave in southern Belize. The remains were found at Trio Village in the backyard of Dominga Maku, the Guatemalan [...]

3 Belizean Minors Repatriated After They Were Found Working in Guatemala

We can report tonight that three Belizean siblings are being transported back to Belize from Guatemala via the western border. The siblings were found to be working in Livingston, Guatemala [...]

Federal Trade Commission Shuts Down Multimillion-Dollar Scam Linked to Belize

A multimillion dollars scam linked to Belize was shut down by the Federal Trade Commission in the US. The Federal Trade Commission reported today that Sanctuary Belize is an alleged [...]

Guatemalans Get Stiff Fines for Illegal Firearms Found in their Hotel Room

Two of five Guatemalan nationals re-appeared before the Magistrate Court today in respect of a slew of prohibited and illegal firearm and ammo charges. The duo: forty-six-year-old Bernardo De los [...]

OW Cops Challenge Transfers; Court Rules Against Them

Following the huge drug bust in the north in early September and the subsequent arrest of Superintendent David Chi and PC Norman Anthony, it was revealed that Orange Walk’s new [...]

The Official Reasons Why the Officers Were Transferred

According to Sylvestre, the first transfer letter the officers received lacked reasons. It was not until the case was brought before the courts that the true reasons why the officers [...]

Damien Leslie is Shot in the Neck on Pen Road

Shortly after nine o’clock on Wednesday night, gunshots rang out on Neal’s Pen Road.  When the shooting subsided, a Belize City resident was injured from a bullet that caught him [...]

An Infant is Sexually Assaulted by a Relative in Belmopan

A four-year-old girl was reportedly raped by a member of her own family while in the care of her aunt in Belmopan.  While the infant could not provide police with [...]

Police Are Looking for Suspect in Tai Fu Robbery

Armed robberies of business establishments have not been confined to Belize City. On Tuesday, a Chinese store was jacked in the capital by an armed thief. The robbery was caught [...]

2 Suspects Wanted for Lily’s Store Robbery Out West

Police today provided a few more details on the robbery of a store in San Ignacio. The business place, Lily’s, was robbed by armed thieves on Monday morning. Surveillance footage [...]

Woman Police Constable Charged for Beating Up Female Patron in Sugar City

A woman police constable has been arrested and charged for assaulting another woman inside an establishment in Orange Walk Town last Thursday.  She is WPC Stephanie Patten attached to the [...]

Payment Plans to Clear Off the City’s Debts

City Hall has been looking for creative ways to generate income and pay its bills. The council inherited huge bills, some directly related to electioneering in the elections of March [...]

Dealing with Unbudgeted Expenses at City Hall

Since taking office earlier this year, the Council has had to deal with unbudgeted expenses relating to the movement of staff. Some moved on others were left go. But the [...]

A Benefit Concert to Build the First Ever Music School in Belize

This Saturday, the Stann Creek Ecumenical High School is hosting a benefit concert in Dangriga to raise funds to build a first ever music school for the country. The music [...]

S.S.B. Holds Annual General Meeting

The Social Security Board held its annual general meeting today under the banner S.S.B. Connect.  The government program which provides economic security to persons who are retired, unemployed or unable [...]

Salvation Army Launches Its Kettle Appeal

The bells were ringing this morning and the iconic red kettles were in display in the downtown area of the City. It is a reminder that the Christmas season is [...]

72nd Anniversary of Saint John’s Credit Union

One of the oldest credit unions in the country is celebrating a huge milestone. Saint John’s Credit Union has been holding a number of activities to mark its seventy-second anniversary. [...]