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American Couple Targeted; Wife is Fatally Stabbed

Corozal police, with assistance from the Major Crimes Unit, are investigating a horrifying home invasion turned murder. The home of retired American couple Elizabeth Rousseau and Gary Hakes was broken [...]

The International Backlash following Murder of American Citizen

The murder of American citizen Elizabeth Rousseau and the attack on her husband Gary Hakes adds to the list of foreigners who have fallen victims to major crimes in the [...]

2 Men Are Charged for Gun Heist at Victor L. Bryant

Twenty-one-year-old Randy Chambers made headlines in December 2015, when he was walloped by a trio of officers as he was walking through his family yard on Police Street Extension.  The [...]

Phillip Gallaty’s License to Sell Firearms is Up in the Air

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has also written to proprietor Phillip Gallaty in respect of the burglary, particularly since the security of the building from which the trove of weapons [...]

A Brazen Attempt of the Life of Mark Anthony Clark

A Belize City resident of Frederick’s Alley was the intended target of a murder attempt last evening when someone inside a vehicle took aim at him with a firearm as [...]

Home Invasion in Spanish Lookout Nets Thieves an Undisclosed Sum of Cash

There was also a home invasion in the Mennonite community of Spanish Lookout on Wednesday night where a couple was bound and their home rummage by thieves.  Cornelius Peters reported [...]

Chopping in Unitedville Leaves Michael Smith Seriously Injured

There was a vicious chopping incident that occurred in Unitedville on Wednesday night where Michael Smith, a resident of that community, was reportedly attacked by a pair of men.  The [...]

U.S. National Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollars Scam including Belize

On Wednesday, forty-eight-year-old American national, Brent Borland, pleaded guilty to running a multimillion dollar scam and using Belize to do so. He pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud, [...]

BWS Acquires Consolidated Water Ltd. for $7 Million U.S.

The ink has dried on an agreement to purchase Consolidated Water (Belize), the sole water utility on Ambergris Caye.  The company has been bought by Belize Water Services Limited with [...]

Water Shortage on La Isla Bonita Should be a Thing of the Past

Belize Water Services is presently undertaking works to upgrade the supply for San Pedro by expanding the existing storage capacity.  In July 2018, the company began the construction of an [...]

DYS Condemns Killing of UB Students

The Department of Youth Services condemns the killing of UB students Masaki Yanai and Dwayne Cummings. In a release issued today, the DYS says that it joins with the CARICOM [...]

F.O.B.’s Pier Has Been Repaired

Last November, B.D.F. soldier Private Fidel Williams lost an eye when he tripped and fell on the pier at the Forward Operating Base located at the mouth of the Sarstoon [...]

ComPol Williams Says Operation Safe Zone is Working

Between April and May of last year a string of robberies in the downtown area targeted vendors and businesses and left city residents feeling unsafe to shop. Those incidents, which [...]

Marie Sharp’s Pure Love Pepper Sauce Spreads Love to Domestic Violence Survivors

Belize’s most famous entrepreneur Marie Sharp has teamed up with the U.S. Embassy in Belize to raise funds for victims of domestic violence. Sharp has crafted a new pepper sauce [...]

Fishermen Speak in Favor of Gillnet Ban

The government has begun accepting submissions from the public relating to the use of gillnets in Belize’s waters. As we have been reporting, environmentalist groups have called on the government [...]

A New Fleet of Vehicles in the Fight against Crime

With thirty-one new Wingle pickups added to its existing convoy of vehicles, will the presence of more police officers in the streets of the country make the Belizean citizenry feel [...]

A Horrible Accident in Ladyville

There was an accident on the Philip Goldson Highway in Ladyville just in front of North Gas Station near the junction to the international airport. The amateur video footage we [...]

An Update on F.F.B. Projects

Today, the Football Federation of Belize hosted the media in a roundtable discussion inside the conference room at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The purpose was to [...]

FIFA’s Forward Fund 2.0

FIFA is also making available to the country access to twelve million dollars over the next four years, from 2019 to 2022, to assist the federation with these projects. That [...]

A National Amateur Beach Soccer League

You may not have heard of it, but a beach soccer competition will begin momentarily and will be hosted primarily in the south and north of the country. It’s part [...]

Renewed Focus on Women’s Football

The Federation is also promoting the inclusion of women in the sport. It’s a big push being made by FIFA across the globe and Belize is no exception. With the [...]

Healthy Living: Life with Epilepsy

World Epilepsy Day was celebrated on February eleventh. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. While it is common enough for you to have heard about it, [...]