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Lucas Hoare is Found Stabbed to Death in Cane Field in Xaibe

The lifeless body of thirty-three-year-old Lucas Robert Hoare was recovered from a cane field in Xaibe Village, Corozal District this morning. Hoare was reported missing by his sibling on Monday. [...]

Mother and Daughter Murdered; Man Flees With Child, May be in Guatemala

In another horrifying incident of domestic violence, a woman and her daughter were killed at their home in San Ignacio over the weekend, and her son was taken by his [...]

Police Offer More Details on Mother/Daughter Murder

Police have since issued a wanted poster for Bryan Castillo. Assistant Superintendent Fitzroy Yearwood briefed the press via zoom on police’s investigation so far.   ASP Fitzroy Yearwood, Communication Director, [...]

A Fatal Weekend Stabbing on Racecourse Street

There was a murder in Belize City on Sunday night. Miguel Zaiden was stabbed multiple times while he was out socializing with several others on Racecourse Street. Despite attempting to [...]

John Doe is Found In Belize River Near Spanish Lookout

The decomposed remains of a male person was discovered in the Belize River near Iguana Creek on Saturday afternoon. The unidentified body was lodged in a bamboo patch. It has [...]

Daniel Rios is Mortally Wounded Near Rhaburn Ridge

A mother is tonight desperately trying to find answers following the death of her son over the extended holiday weekend.  Maria Rios, a resident of Rhaburn Ridge, Belize District, was [...]

Retired Police Office Arrested Following Cocaine Discovery

A retired police officer is in hot water with the department he used to serve.  Police say their search of a vehicle being driven by retired police officer Inez Castillo [...]

Retired Officer’s Arrest a Surprise to Colleague

So, if the kilo of cocaine did not originate from the Bladden landing, where did it come from? Police believe the cocaine is a parcel from the drug plane that [...]

Minister Musa Responds to Peyrefitte

On Tuesday, the United Democratic Party called for the heads of Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa and his C.E.O. Kevin Arthur, citing that the crime rate is up. Former [...]

Minister Musa Concerned about Murders of Minors

While only ninety murders have been recorded so far for 2021, it has not been a good year for minors. In fact, nine young people under eighteen years of age [...]

Minister Breaks Silence on Police-involved Drug Plane Landing

During an interview with the media corps this morning, Home Affairs Minister Kareem Musa broke his silence on the recent plane landing in southern Belize in Bladen Village which involved [...]

COST Unit Disbanded; Anyone Can Be a Suspect

Minister Musa revealed today that the Belize Police Department has received court permission to access four cell phones recovered from the scene of the drug plane landing November fourth. The [...]

Youth Killed in Mahogany Heights

Violence continues in Mahogany Heights.  Today, a gunman shot seventeen-year-old Camron Hernandez, who later died from his injuries at the Western Regional Hospital.  Hernandez was reportedly en-route to a bus [...]

Officer Involved in Laddie Gillett Shooting Challenges Dismissal

Corporal Kareem Martinez was dismissed from the Belize Police Department a few weeks ago in connection with the shooting death of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett.  But Martinez is taking the Police [...]

Over 1800 Pounds of Cocaine Destroyed by Fire

Today, the Belize Police Department destroyed twenty-five bales of cocaine confiscated during the drug bust in Bladen, Toledo District earlier this month. Eight hundred and twenty-two kilos of narcotics contained [...]

Operations Commander Grinage on Police Involvement in Narco 11

ACP Alford Grinage took over as Commander of National Operations after Assistant Commissioner Vidal was transferred from that post. This is because several members of his team were implicated during [...]

U.D.P. Chairman Weighs in on Narco 11 Bust

But, there is one aspect of the narco-eleven bust that U.D.P. Chairman Michael Peyrefitte says is not being talked about enough.  When the initial four police officers responded to the [...]

U.D.P. Wants Minister and C.E.O. of Home Affairs Gone

The Minister of Health and Wellness is not the only one the U.D.P. wants to see out of office. Party Chairman and U.D.P. Senator Michael Peyrefitte says the Minister of [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Lacks Vision and Ideas, Says Peyrefitte

Peyrefitte, the former Minister of Police under the Barrow Administration, went on to challenge Minister Musa about the current state of affairs in the Police Department, accusing him and his [...]

Supal Street Shooting Victim Gives His Story of Police Abuse

On Saturday night, twenty-eight-year-old Reese Fitzgibbon was shot with a rubber bullet by police officers who stormed his residence on Supal Street in the wake of a shooting incident on [...]

Shooting on Amara Avenue; Three Injured

The gun violence in Belize City continues. On Saturday night, a gunman on a motorcycle is reported to have approached a group of men on Amara Avenue and fired several [...]

Bar Association Stands by DPP

The Bar Association of Belize issued a statement today condemning defamatory statements on social media about the Director of Public Prosecutions Cheryl-Linn Vidal. This follows the arrest of her former [...]

Still No Arrests Made in Boom Double Murder

The murders of twenty-seven-year-old Dennis Brown and his coworker in Burrell Boom on Thursday afternoon has stunned the entire community.  Brown, an employee of Matilda’s Mini Mart, was gunned down [...]

Two Shopkeepers Gunned Down in Boom; Robbery is Not a Motive

The silence along the Burrell Boom Road was shattered this afternoon when a barrage of gunshots startled residents in the vicinity of Matilda’s Mini Mart. When neighbors responded to the [...]

DPP Issues Statement on Former Security Guard Charged for Drug Offenses

The Director of Prosecutions Cheryl-Lynn Vidal has issued a statement following the arrest of her former security guard, Corporal Delwin Casimiro, for drug trafficking offenses. He and three other officers [...]