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Elderly Man Attacked in Cell Block, 3 Police Officers Placed on Disciplinary Charges

Sixty-year-old Nestor Vasquez junior is in critical condition after he was attacked in a holding cell at the Queen Street Police Station. The culprit has been identified as twenty-eight-year-old Collin [...]

Alleged Baby Killer Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge

Tonight, twenty-eight-year-old Troy Banner stands accused of killing his own child. This morning in Belmopan, Banner was arraigned on a single charge of manslaughter for allegedly causing the death of [...]

Autopsies Reveal That Victims of Triple Homicide were Shot in the Head

This morning, autopsy results for the victims of a most heinous triple homicide were released to the media and the injuries sustained reveal that Alarice Andrewin, Vidal Yuman and Maria [...]

Chester Returns Fire at B.N.T.U. for Brusque Press Release

On Wednesday, the Belize National Teachers Union fired off a terse press release in the wake of the murders of high school principal Alarice Andrewin, Vidal Yuman and Maria Juarez.  [...]

2 Women and a Naturalized Belizean are Victims of Shocking Triple Murder

The story of a horrid triple murder at a home on the George Price Highway continues to unfold, as new details emerge on what took place at mile ten on [...]

Excelsior High School Plunged into Grief Amid Murder of Beloved Principal

This morning at Excelsior High School it was classes as usual but with the presence of a team of counselors.  They were on hand to support the grieving members of [...]

Marshal Nunez Mourns Excelsior’s Loss

Former teacher and mainstay at Excelsior, Marshal Nunez, also visited the campus this morning to lend moral support to the mourning students.  He has been around the school for the [...]

Stabbing Victim Clings to Life; Will the Mental Health Patient be Charged?

Former deputy Director of Health Services Augustina Elijio remains in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, after she was stabbed multiple times by a mental health patient on [...]

4 Men Charged for Brazen Dangriga Robbery

Four men have been criminally charged for the brazen armed robbery which was committed in Dangriga Town this past weekend. Investigators strongly believe that thirty nine-year-old Fredrick Anthony Arzu, thirty-four-year-old [...]

More Patrols to Stem Increase in Armed Robberies

The spate of armed robberies across the country has seen a ramping up of police patrols in several municipalities.  Notwithstanding the efforts of the police department, home invasions and burglaries [...]

Troy Banner’s Ex-Girlfriend Alleges Child Abuse

While Troy Banner is under investigation by police, his ex-common law wife is speaking out. According to the woman, Banner fathered a child with her but the baby reportedly experienced [...]

SEA Needs Enforcement Support to Take on Illegal Fishers

Back in April we reported on the three Honduran fishermen caught illegally fishing within the Spawning Aggregation Zone at the Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve in southern Belize. [...]

Excelsior High School Principal, One of Three Persons Murdered Inside Her Home

A horrifying discovery was made this afternoon at a home on the George Price Highway. The lifeless bodies of three persons, including a high school principal whose absence from work [...]

Official Details on the Triple Homicide; All Victims were Shot

Late this evening, Superintendent Hilberto Romero spoke with the media and provided details of a preliminary investigation.   Supt. Hilberto Romero, CIB, Belize City “Around 3:00 p.m. police responded to [...]

Former DHS Augustina Elijio is Stabbed by a Mental Health Patient

Just after four this evening, there was an attack on an employee at the Port Loyola Health Centre on Faber’s Road. Matron Augustina Elijio, who retired in December from her [...]

Shooting in Sandhill Leaves 1 Man Hospitalized

A resident of Sandhill is tonight recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot in the arm. Around eight-thirty on Monday night, Jordan Murillo who lives at [...]

Police Investigating Death of Baby Boy Who Died of Battered Child Syndrome

Police in Belmopan are investigating the death of a two-month-old baby boy. Thevane Banner was rushed by his parents to the Western Regional Hospital on Saturday after he began experiencing [...]

Kyron Green Shows Signs of Improvement, but Still Paralyzed

Eleven-year-old Kyron Green remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. after being shot in the face on May seventeenth.  The Standard Four student of Saint Luke Methodist remains paralyzed from the neck [...]

Big Ben is Murdered in Pregnant Alley

There was a murder in Belize City on Sunday morning in an area off Cemetery Road known as Taylor’s Alley.  Just before nine-thirty a.m., gunfire erupted and despite attempting to [...]

3 Men Arrested for Armed Robbery in Dangriga; 4th Suspect at Large

Three men have been arrested in connection with a brazen armed robbery which police say they committed, with a fourth accomplice, in Dangriga Town. On Saturday night, four men, three [...]

Sunny Side Bakery Robbed of over $2,000!

One of the oldest and most well-known Belizean bakeries was robbed on Friday night. Police say that two armed men walked into Sunny Side Bakery on Racecourse Street in Belize [...]

Robbers Target Butane Delivery Truck in Hattieville

Two armed robbers held up two butane delivery-men in Hattieville on Friday. Salesman Tyrique Arana and his co-worker were out delivering gas around ten-thirty that morning when they were approached [...]

2-Month-Old Baby Dies from Battered Child Syndrome in Camalote

Police are investigating the death of a two-month-old baby. On Saturday, a man in Camalote village took his son Thevane Banner to the Western Regional Hospital. There he told doctors [...]

Cocaine Testing Kit Found in Pharmacy; Police Investigating

Last week, the Ministry of Health issued a warning about medicines that are not officially recognized and registered by the ministry. The ministry, through its ongoing monitoring, detected that there [...]

Is a Non-Fatal Shooting a Warning to Ex-Cop in Ladyville?

One last thing from the police… investigators are looking into a shooting incident that happened in Ladyville. Shortly before ten o’clock on Sunday night, someone fired several shots at a [...]