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Murder in the City; Shawn Hemmans is Gunned Down

Three days into February, the first murder happened on Saint Thomas Street in Belize City.  Tour guide thirty-three-year-old Shawn Hemmans was shot as many as eleven times as he walked [...]

A Teacher is Knocked Down & Killed in the City

A twenty-three-year-old teacher perished this morning in a horrible traffic accident near a well-known supermarket at the entrance of Belize City. The mother of two, Marilena Mortis left her mother’s [...]

Scotland Halfmoon Villager Perishes in RTA

A Scotland Halfmoon villager lost his life in a fatal RTA on the Burrell Boom Road early this morning. Twenty-seven-year-old Kristian Tillett was driving towards the village when he lost [...]

John Doe is Killed in a Hit & Run in San Joaquin

There were three fatal accidents within six hours across the country. The first occurred just after twelve a.m. today in the San Joaquin Village on the Philip Goldson Highway. In [...]

50-Year-Old Arraigned for the Rape of a 3-Year-Old Boy

A fifty-year-old electrician is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison accused with the rape of a three-year-ten-month old child.  Alfonso Perez, aka “Rebel,” appeared before Magistrate Emmerson Banner [...]

P.U.P. Cranks Up ‘Vote No’ Campaign Ahead of April 10th Referendum

The People’s United Party on Saturday cranked up its ‘vote no to the I.C.J.’ campaign after its National Party Council unanimously supported the People’s Declaration. After completing his nationwide consultations, [...]

Is P.U.P.’s ‘NO’ Position Causing Division?

Mobilizing tens of thousands of voters on April tenth is a task which will require resources such as human capital and most importantly, money. Prior to the P.U.P.’s National Party [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says “Sedi” Must Go

Many have called on the immediate removal of Wilfred Elrington as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The People’s United Party has been a strong advocate for this.  In January, when [...]

Major Contraband Bust in San Victor, Corozal

About a week and a half ago, a joint operation between the Police and Customs Departments as well as the Coastguard led to the interception of contrabandistas in canoes transporting [...]

3 Guatemalan Farmers Arrested in Cebada

In western Belize, three Guatemalan farmers were detained on Saturday while they were six hundred meters inside the Chiquibul National Park. The trio was handed over to San Ignacio police [...]

Santa Elena Resident Remains in Coma 1 Week after Brutal Beating

The family of a Santa Elena resident needs help in identifying the perpetrator of a vicious attack on Nicholas Flores. Flores, a fifty-eight-year-old, was badly beaten on the night of [...]

Devon Faber is Targeted in a Drive-by Shooting

About an hour before the murder of Shawn Hemmans on Saint Thomas Street, in Belize City, shots rang out on Westlake Park Street in the Eight Miles Community on the [...]

Citizens for the Defence of Sovereignty and its Purpose

Assad Shoman has been making his rounds on the media pushing for a YES vote at the April tenth referendum. This morning he appeared on Open Your Eyes. Shoman is [...]

Assad Shoman: Belize Inherited the Borders, but not the 1859 Treaty

Among the myriad of answers that Shoman provided was in respect to a question on the 1859 treaty, which is at the core of the territorial claim by Guatemala. Shoman [...]

Shoman Maintains that Guatemala Has No Case

One of the common concerns proponents of a NO vote have repeatedly expressed, is that it is unfathomable to Belize that Guatemala would go to Court if it did not [...]

CARICOM and O.A.S. Secretary General Buck Heads over President Maduro’s Legitimacy

Members of CARICOM have called on Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, to publicly clarify that he does not speak on behalf of all the [...]

Nassau Grouper Critically Endangered

The Nassau Grouper is facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. Data recently published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature puts the Nassau Grouper as [...]

The Impact of Development and Fishing in Turneffe

So while the Nassau Grouper is facing extinction, at the Turneffe Island, overfishing is also a huge concern. The Turneffe Atoll was declared a marine reserve seven years ago and [...]

‘Big Baby’ to Challenge Anthony Joshua

Belizean-American and heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is preparing to challenge unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua in June. Online reports are that discussions for matches between Joshua and other [...]

Highlights of the Weekend in Sports

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