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David Gonzalez Stands Trial for Murder of His Wife

The murder trial of thirty-two-year-old David Gonzalez, accused of the shooting death of his wife in San Pedro in October 2020, continued today in the courtroom of Justice Ricardo O’Neil [...]

Infamous Elmer Nah Returns to Court

The infamous Elmer Nah returned to the Belmopan Magistrate Court this morning. He stands accused of murdering Vivian, Jon and David Ramnarace on the night of New Year’s Eve 2022. [...]

Punta Gorda Radiologist to Be Placed on Interdiction Following Sexual Assault Allegation

Last night, we told you that thirty-nine-year-old radiologist Desmond Arzu has been charged for the crime of sexual assault. The charge stems from a complaint that was brought against him [...]

Two Men Beaten and Shot Following Fight at Nightclub

Two men are lucky to be alive after they were shot and one of them repeatedly struck in the face. The incident happened in the wee hours of Saturday, just [...]

Police Returns Fire in Weekend Shooting Incident

Another armed assault in the Old Capital over the weekend resulted in thirty-one-year-old Kenroy Elijio being shot in the arm. That incident happened near Victoria Street.  An officer in the [...]

Radiologist Charged with Sexual Assault of Patient

A radiologist from Punta Gorda Town has been charged for sexual assault, following a complaint that was brought against him by a patient.  Back in March, a twenty-three-year-old woman wrote [...]

Customs Department Breaks Its Silence on Weed Gummies

It made the headlines three weeks ago when thirty-three persons, primarily children, experienced side effects and had to be hospitalized after consuming weed-laced gummies sold at their school.  A thorough [...]

Battling Contraband in the South

Illegal cross- border trade continues to be a challenge for the Customs and Excise Department and by extension, the Government of Belize. We often report on the country’s porous borders [...]

Brazilian Nationals Caught Entering Belize Illegally

Tens of thousands of migrants have gathered at the U.S./Mexico border seeking asylum, less than twenty-four hours after the United States ended an immigration policy that prohibited the entry of [...]

Couple Charged for Facilitating Brazilian Nationals

While the Immigration Department was successful in applying for the removal of the Brazilian nationals; tonight, their Belizean handlers are facing criminal charges for facilitating their illegal entry into the [...]

Car Dealer Charged with Attempted Murder of Bus Conductor

Twenty-seven-year-old Howard Reyes, a car dealer of Burrell Boom, was arraigned for attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm, aggravated assault with a firearm and wounding following a shooting [...]

Family of Man Who Perished While Detained in Hot Police Van Say They Are Being Ignored

The family of Derrick Uh, the twenty-year-old man who died while police detained him in a hot prisoner van, says efforts to get the government to meet with their attorney [...]

Kriston Francis Charged with Murder of Adrian Pook

The suspect who shot and killed Adrian Pook is on remand for murder at the Belize Central Prison. Eighteen-year-old Kriston Francis, a sanitation worker of Aloe Vera Street, was unrepresented [...]

Body of Randolph Crawford Recovered, 4 Men Remain Hospitalized

The body of Randolph Crawford, one of several men involved in a high-speed pursuit and shootout in Corozal District last Thursday, was retrieved from the river near the Nuevo Pueblo [...]

A Second Suspect is Charged for Murder of Silvian Swift

Twenty-year old Christopher Pitts was arraigned for the murder of Silvian Swift earlier today when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford.  Pitts is the second suspect to be charged [...]

Disorderly Conduct and Firearm Possession Charges Following Ladyville Murder

Patrick Canelo and two other men were charged for disorderly conduct earlier today, following an altercation in Ladyville on Thursday night that resulted in the murder of twenty-year-old James Bainton.  [...]

A Dangriga Fisherman Charged for the Murder of Marlon Martinez

A fisherman from Dangriga has been charged for the murder of Marlon Martinez who disappeared on March sixth.  Thirty-four-year-old Derek Gorosica was arraigned for the Martinez’s murder following the discovery [...]

Armed Thieves Rob Chukka Tours and Steal Liquor

On Sunday morning, near the mile eight community, five armed men entered Chukka Tours premises where the held up the establishment and made off with an assortment of liquor and [...]

Thieves in Burrell Boom Make off with ATM Machine

A burglary overnight in Burrell Boom Village resulted in thieves getting away with an ATM machine from Helen Wu’s Store.  It’s a brazen act carried out by thieves who appeared [...]

Another Murder in Ladyville, James Bainton is Shot & Killed

Another murder was recorded overnight; this time in Ladyville. The details of the tragedy are that a brawl between a pair of siblings and a group of men from the [...]

Four Injured & A Fifth Drowns During High-Powered Crossfire

Four persons are being hospitalized and a fifth reportedly drowned as a result of a shootout between two groups of men who were involved in a high-speed chase on Thursday [...]

Police Commissioner: The Shooting Near the Pueblo Viejo Ferry Was Drug- related

This evening Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams gave the media the information that the police have thus far on the incident. While he said the police are still trying to [...]

Dangriga Murder is the Result of a Previous Stabbing Incident

On Thursday night, we reported on the murder of thirty-five-year-old Elroy Quinonez. The father of four was a stone’s throw away from his home playing with two of his sons [...]

ComPol on Call for Review of Gun License Approval, Moratorium

The open war of words between Chester Williams and Shyne Barrow continues. Today, the media caught up with the Commissioner of Police to get some clarification on reports that the [...]

Elroy Quinonez is Executed in Dangriga

Two persons lost their lives in separate shooting incidents over the past twenty-four hours. The first is a murder that was recorded on Wednesday night in Dangriga. A thirty-five-year-old father [...]