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San Pedro Family Speaks Out on the Police Beat Down of Jamir Leal

Three siblings were subdued by two police officers on New Year’s night on San Pedro. They were roughed up and one was badly beaten. The chilling images captured on phone [...]

Body Fished Out of Belize River is that of Jaime Martinez

The body of a man was fished out of the Belize River near Blackman Eddy Village on New Year’s Day. A post-mortem examination revealed that the man had been strangled. [...]

Giovanni Jones Charged with the Murder of Howard Coleman

There are updates on three other murders on New Year’s Day. Twenty-six-year-old Giovanni Jones was also charged with the murder of fifty-eight-year-old Howard Coleman.  Jones, a resident of the Lucky [...]

Rueben Cassasola Charged for Fatally Stabbing Anita Pineda

Thirty-five-year-old Angel Rueben Cassasola has been arraigned for the murder of Anita Pineda, his ex-common-law wife. He was taken to court this morning in San Ignacio and was remanded to [...]

No Arrests in the New Year’s Day Murder of Joseph Babb

Twenty-year-old Joseph Babb was murdered in cold blood on New Year’s Day, pursued by his attacker on Blue Marlin Boulevard and shot multiple times.  The slaying of the gang leader [...]

Dianne Pulls Back the Curtain on Politicians and Gang Leaders

Lake Independence Standard Bearer Dianne Finnegan is representing the United Democratic Party in the 2020 general elections and is widely known for her involvement with at-risk youths through her apprenticeship [...]

A Different Perspective on Politics and Gangs

Not only does Finnegan acknowledge meeting with the bosses of both groups prior to her campaign rollout, she says she spoke in the context of helping them to realize their [...]

Lisa Shoman Breaks Down Politician and “Bad Man” Interaction

In Shoman’s Facebook editorial, she writes, “Both feed off each other.  The “don” gets finances, protection, recognition, turf security and favors by the association.  The politician gets information, personal security, [...]

Window of Opportunity for P.U.C. Objections Quickly Closing

The period for objections to be submitted to the Public Utilities Commission, in respect of an increase in electricity rates which came into effect on January first, expires on Saturday. [...]

Another Increase in Electricity Rates in June?

While consumers are beginning to feel the pinch post the Christmas shopping spree, another rate increase is expected in June when B.E.L. will attempt to recover an additional eleven million [...]

4 Arraigned for Gun and Ammunition

Four men were busted on Cran Street, Belize City by the police on Wednesday. The foursome, who were found with a loaded firearm and thirteen live rounds of ammunitions; however, [...]

Corozal Couple Blames Hospital for Son’s Death

Corozal couple Leah Miller and Dion Woodeye Senior brought in the New Year mourning the loss of their eleven-week old son, Dion Junior. They say they took their son to [...]

OW Mother & Daughter to be Reunited after Russian Father Retained the Child in the U.S.

While that family is grieving, another is celebrating. On Wednesday, a woman in Trial Farm Village received the news she had been waiting for since November 2017. Raquel Margarita Cocom’s [...]

2 Escape Serious Injuries in Police Street Shooting

In the aftermath of a bloody New Year’s Day, two men came under gunfire in Belize City. On Wednesday afternoon, the duo was at the house of Brandon Young on [...]

BPM Says 1992 Signed Statement is Bad News for Belize’s I.C.J. Case

The Belize Peace Movement says its fundamental goal is to maintain Belize’s eight thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven square miles in tact. The members describe the movement as fluid and [...]

BPM Sounds Off on the I.C.J. Campaign’s Billboards

And another matter that the Belize Peace Movement weighed in on today was the use of monies for a campaign that they say is for a “YES” vote.  The BPM’s [...]

BPM Has Choice Words for PM’s New Year’s Message

In its lengthy press conference, the BPM did not spare the Government either. Paco Smith says that PM Barrow’s New Year’s message missed the mark when he spoke about the [...]

Belize Peace Movement Calls Out P.U.P.

The Peace Movement also took shots at that the People’s United Party. They called on the Opposition to put forth its party’s position. With three months to go before the [...]