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The Number of Murders is Slightly Up So Far this Year

In twelve days, 2018 will come to a close. Today, we went through the archives to see how the country has fared off as it relates to the crippling issue [...]

Hubert Taylor is Charged for Marco Ack’s Murder

Twenty-six-year-old Hubert Taylor, a resident of Dangriga, has been charged for murder.  His arrest and arraignment follows a deadly attack on the Southern Highway on Monday morning when he reportedly [...]

Benque Viejo Resident Ambushed as He Arrives Home

There was an attempt made on the life of a Benque Viejo resident on Tuesday night. Just before ten p.m. as forty-three-year-old Roberto Galvez arrived at his Church Hill Street [...]

PC Pandy Dies in Road Traffic Accident; 2 Others are Injured

Police Constable Kenyon Pandy is dead following a fatal traffic accident in southern Belize. Just after three-thirty on Tuesday evening, Pandy was driving a vehicle when he lost control at [...]

65 Deaths by Road Traffic Accidents in Belize

Earlier this month, the Global Status Report on Road Safety for 2018 was released.  The report shows that the burden is disproportionately borne by pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists, particularly those living [...]

Iverson Neal Is Missing; His Family is Deeply Concerned

The family of twenty-three-year-old Ivor “Iverson” Neal has scoured the outer limits of Belmopan, near El Rancho, in search of him.  He was last seen at that location a week [...]

A Family’s Desperate Public Appeal to Help Find Their Loved One

As with the case of Anisha Young, who is also missing, the family says it has reached out to the police department for assistance, but the response thus far has [...]

Santiago Carrillo Jr. Remanded for Sexual Assault of Minor

A thirty-year-old man is on remand tonight for sexually assaulting a twelve-year-old girl. Allegations are that this is the second time he committed the offense, but the most recent was [...]

John Henry Accused of Sexually Assaulting an 11-Year-Old Girl

Another man was arraigned for sexual assault upon a minor and denied bail. Thirty-nine-year-old John Henry is accused of touching the breast of an eleven-year-old girl on November thirtieth. Henry pleaded [...]

Lord’s Bank Resident Caught Stealing; Leopold Stevens is Remanded

Magistrate Emerson Banner also dealt with the case of seasoned criminal, forty-five-year-old Leopold Stevens of Lord’s Bank, Ladyville. Stevens was charged for a burglary committed on October thirtieth. He is [...]

A Look Back at Guatemala’s Referendum Campaign

In April of this year, we covered extensively the referendum in Guatemala. And one year later Belize will be making its own historic decision on whether Guatemala’s territorial claim will [...]

150 Guat Families Living within the Adjacency Zone

There are currently one hundred and fifty Guatemalan families living within the adjacency zone in the west. Many may not know, but Guatemala has a consular office in Benque Viejo [...]

Guatemalans Make Up 5% of Belize’s Population

Thousands of Guatemalans are known to reside in Belize; and most of them have acquired citizenship. Today, we also took the opportunity to ask the Consul General about the population [...]

White-lipped Peccary on Verge of Extinction

They are foul-smelling, noisy, and move in groups of up to three hundred. They are an important species to the environment, but are on the verge of extinction. A recently [...]

A Lakers-style Christmas for the Kids of Lake-I

In the Lake Independence area of the city, businessman James Young and Glenda Trapp Johnston today hosted their annual Christmas party for the children of the area. Johnston has been [...]

‘Tis the Season to be Reading

‘tis the season to be reading and today, children from across Belize City flocked to the Leo Bradley Library to participate in an annual Christmas party hosted by four Belize [...]