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Maritime Areas Amendment Bill Receives Unanimous Yea Vote

Preparations for Belize to take its case before the International Court of Justice, in respect of the unfounded Guatemalan claim, continue to be made, following a historic referendum on May [...]

 

P.U.P. Formally Withdraws Legal Challenge of Special Agreement

P.U.P. Formally Withdraws Legal Challenge of Special Agreement

Opposition Leader John Briceño, the only member of the People’s United Party to address the amendment in the house today, spoke on the P.U.P.’s willingness to work with the Barrow [...]...

How Much Will Government Pay Assad Shoman?

How Much Will Government Pay Assad Shoman?

Ambassador Assad Shoman continues to be a key figure in Belize’s move towards resolving the age-old territorial dispute with Guatemala at the International Court of Justice.  He is one of [...]...

Clifford Matute is Executed in Teakettle Village

Clifford Matute is Executed in Teakettle Village

Turning to other news….it was an exceptionally violent weekend across the country. We start the crime news with a homicide in the west.  Thirty-four-year-old Clifford Anthony Matute was murdered after [...]...

Tyrick Francis is Ambushed and Killed on Fabers Road, Belize City

Tyrick Francis is Ambushed and Killed on Fabers Road, Belize City

The second murder for the weekend occurred in the Old Capital on Faber’s Road Extension. Tyrick Francis was shot and killed as he was walking home. It is believed that [...]...

Minor Perishes in Hit & Run Incident in the South

Minor Perishes in Hit & Run Incident in the South

A minor was knocked down and killed overnight on the Hummingbird Highway and his body discovered at dawn today. Fifteen-year-old Marvin Morales left his aunt’s house in Pomona on bicycle [...]...

4 Men, including a Minor, are Arraigned for Lindon Baldwin’s Murder

4 Men, including a Minor, are Arraigned for Lindon Baldwin’s Murder

Less than a week after the shooting death of Lindon Baldwin on Ebony Street, police arrested and charged four persons, including a minor, for the crime. This afternoon, Shawn Gibson [...]...

11-Year-Old Shooting Victim Critical in K.H.M.H.

11-Year-Old Shooting Victim Critical in K.H.M.H.

Tonight, an eleven-year-old student is in a critical condition at the hospital after he was caught in a hail of bullets intended for another person. Kyron Green was inside a [...]...

2 Men Injured in Belama Shooting

2 Men Injured in Belama Shooting

Within hours of the shooting on North Creek, gun violence erupted in Belama. Just after ten p.m., a group of men were socializing on Peter Ashton Street in Belama Phase [...]...

2 Shootings on Sunday; Lovely Lane Resident is Targeted by Gunman

2 Shootings on Sunday; Lovely Lane Resident is Targeted by Gunman

There was further gun violence on Sunday and police believe that the two shootings that span both south and north side Belize City are related.  It started early when Ronald [...]...

2 Shot, 1 Critical in Pelican Street Shooting

2 Shot, 1 Critical in Pelican Street Shooting

By ten-thirty that night, shots rang out on Pelican Street Extension and two persons were injured. Three men were standing on the street corner in front of the home of [...]...

Elderly Watchman is Stabbed Multiple Times in Carmelita

Elderly Watchman is Stabbed Multiple Times in Carmelita

An elderly man from Carmelita Village, Orange Walk is in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed multiple times to the chest and abdomen. On [...]...

The U.D.P. Race in Caribbean Shores, 6 Weeks to go!

The U.D.P. Race in Caribbean Shores, 6 Weeks to go!

A heated political race within the United Democratic Party to select a standard bearer for Caribbean Shores is underway, as three candidates have since signed up to contest an upcoming [...]...

FTC Still Pursuing Settlement with AIBL over Sanctuary Belize Scheme

FTC Still Pursuing Settlement with AIBL over Sanctuary Belize Scheme

A settlement between Atlantic International Bank Limited and the Federal Trade Commission is still being pursued as a consequence of the Sanctuary Belize debacle which resulted in foreign investors losing [...]...

Fire Destroys Popular DVD Store in Ladyville

Fire Destroys Popular DVD Store in Ladyville

A fire over the weekend destroyed a popular DVD store in Ladyville. The fire reportedly broke out in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Albert Flowers of A and J [...]...

Escaped Prisoner, Lincoln Bejerano, Back in Prison after 2.5 Years

Escaped Prisoner, Lincoln Bejerano, Back in Prison after 2.5 Years

Lincoln Bejerano escaped from police custody in Belmopan in October of 2016, but tonight we can report that after two and a half years on the lam, he is back [...]...

UNCTAD Hosts Trade Facilitation Workshop in Belize

UNCTAD Hosts Trade Facilitation Workshop in Belize

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the Directorate of Foreign Trade and the Customs and Excise Department kicked off a series of workshops under the Empowerment Programme for [...]...

C.E.O. Caucus Ride Raises 70K for Cancer!

C.E.O. Caucus Ride Raises 70K for Cancer!

The C.E.O. Caucus Ride 2019 surpassed its goal of fifty thousand dollars to combat cancer. For a fourth consecutive year, one hundred and seventy riders, including C.E.O.s and other partners, [...]...

Budding Belizean Cyclists to Train with Mexican Professional

Budding Belizean Cyclists to Train with Mexican Professional

Budding cyclists Christian Avila of Belmopan and Jyven Gonzales of San Ignacio are being given the opportunity to travel to Mexico and train. The two young cyclists have been chosen [...]...

Sports Stats with James Adderley

Sports Stats with James Adderley

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

ComPol Williams Explains Instructions to Release Attorney Without Ammunition Charge

ComPol Williams Explains Instructions to Release Attorney Without Ammunition Charge

A well-known attorney was pulled over by the Gang Suppression Unit on Faber’s Road on Thursday morning and a search of his vehicle yielded several rounds of unlicensed ammunition.  Ordinarily, [...]...

Will Zena Armstrong Face a Murder Charge for the Stabbing Death of Ana Villanueva?

Will Zena Armstrong Face a Murder Charge for the Stabbing Death of Ana Villanueva?

Charges may be upgraded for Zena Armstrong, who was charged earlier this week for the manslaughter of a Corozal teen. In the wake of Sunday’s stabbing death of nineteen-year-old Ana [...]...

Home Invasion in King’s Park, Belize City

Home Invasion in King’s Park, Belize City

There was an aggravated burglary in Kings Park in the early hours of this morning. Police were called out to Leslie Street in Belize City where businesswoman Jian Hong Wu [...]...

P.U.P. to Support G.O.B.’s Amendments to Maritime Areas Act

P.U.P. to Support G.O.B.’s Amendments to Maritime Areas Act

On Monday, government will introduce the Maritime Areas Act (Amendment) Bill during a special Sitting of the House of Representatives. In the amendment, the government will claim all of Belize’s [...]...

A Bi-Partisan Approach to the I.C.J., Finally

A Bi-Partisan Approach to the I.C.J., Finally

P.U.P. Leader John Briceño confirmed today that the Prime Minister has proposed to appoint a four-member committee as the country moves forward with taking the dispute to the International Court [...]...