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Senior Citizen in Lucky Strike is the First Murder Victim of 2019

It was a bloody New Year’s Day in Belize. Five persons were brutally killed within twenty-four hours. The first murder for 2019 was recorded in a small village in rural [...]

Lucky Strike Asks for More Law-Enforcement Support

In the aftermath of the homicide, Vice-Chairman and Justice of the Peace in Lucky Strike is making an appeal to the authorities for law-enforcement support in the village. According to [...]

A Reputed Gang Boss is Terminated on New Year’s Day

The Belize District had the distinction at the close of 2018 as the most murderous area in the Jewel.  The New Year is not shaking off that black eye and [...]

Glenford Mossiah Shot in Drive-by Near Wax House

There was another shooting elsewhere in the city. In the south side, the life of Glenford Mossiah came under threat. While a gunman fired as many as sixteen shots, Mossiah [...]

Crime Prevention Following Joseph Babb Execution

In order to thwart another wave of gun violence in the wake of Babb’s murder, the police department has rounded up a group of young men who are considered affiliates [...]

Preston Reynolds is Executed on Jane Usher Boulevard

The first twenty-four hours of 2019 was nightmarish in Belize City as the violence would not let up even as police put more boots on the ground. Twenty-two-year-old Preston Reynolds [...]

Young Mother of 3 Fatally Stabbed by Ex-Common-Law Husband

One of the persons to be killed during the bloodbath on the first day of the New Year was a young mother of three. Anita Pineda was reportedly stabbed by [...]

John Doe Fished Out of Belize River

Also in western Belize, the Belize Police Department is investigating the murder of an unidentified Hispanic man. The body was fished out of the Belize River near Blackman Eddy Village, [...]

Caught on Video: San Pedro Cops Beat Down Civilians

Two rogue cops have been placed on suspension. They are Samir Medina and Tyrell Rowley, who were caught on camera beating up two men in the Boca del Rio area [...]

P.U.P. Expresses Outrage over Police Brutality in San Pedro

The beating of the two men by the police is facing outrage in various quarters. The People’s United Party is condemning what it calls the outrageous, criminal actions of two [...]

B.N.T.U. President Says M.O.E. Has Disrespected Teacher

The Belize National Teachers Union says the Ministry of Education has disrespected its membership when it came out batting for the school managements that have docked teachers’ salaries for the [...]

B.N.T.U. to M.O.E. – “We are not backing down!”

So the line has been drawn. The B.N.T.U. says it will stand by its decision to protest the managements’ docking of salaries for November seventh.  Senator Smith says the union [...]

Reorganization of Police Department is Coming in 2019

In the wake of the record number of killings in a span of twenty-four hours, Chief Executive Officer George Lovell, of the Ministry of National Security, has outlined a strategy [...]

National Security C.E.O. Rebuts Criticism of Police Crime Fighting Strategy

Over the past few years, the Ministry of National Security and the Belize Police Department have attempted a number of strategies to arrest crime and violence in Belize City.  2018 [...]

Meet Jayelle – First Born Baby of 2019 in Belize

Here is an uplifting story. A twenty-eight-year-old first-time mother welcomed her bundle of joy as the first baby to be born in Belize at the start of 2019. Clarissa Williams [...]