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National Sports Council Employee Targeted Near Work Compound

An employee of the National Sports Council was targeted by gunmen only a short distance from his workplace. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Meighan left the National Sports Council compound at around ten [...]

Media Correspondent, Javier Gutierrez Arraigned on Two Counts of Sexual Assault

Well-known media personality, Javier Gutierrez faces two counts of sexual assault upon a former female employee who worked with the Border Management Agency at the western border. Earlier today, Gutierrez [...]

Shooting on Curassow Street Injures Parham Siblings

A shooting incident in Belize City on Monday has left thirty-year-old Joanna Parham hospitalized with gunshot wounds to her body. Parham, however, wasn’t the intended target of the armed assault [...]

Two Belize City Men Arrested for Downtown Robbery

Twenty-two-year-old Shawn Humes and twenty-three-year-old Selvin Waight have been arrested and charged for robbing a store in downtown Belize City.  The men entered Midtown Store on Saturday afternoon where they [...]

Harold Mutrie and Jose Penados Charged for San Ignacio Shooting

A Belizean mechanic of Santa Elena Town and a fellow mechanic from Succotz Village have been charged in connection with the shooting of twenty-six-year-old George Requeña, a baker of a [...]

Saturday Night Murder in Cotton Tree Village

Police are investigating the murder of thirty-eight-year-old Randulfo Alvarez, a resident of Cotton Tree Village. Alvarez lived in the village with his relatives and, though he and his siblings resided [...]

Nineteen Year Old Belmopan Shooting Victim Recovering

  Nineteen-year-old Henry Osorio is recovering from a gunshot wound he sustained while in a vehicle with two female passengers on the Hummingbird Highway, just outside of Belmopan on Saturday [...]

O.W. Police Investigate Deadly Shooting of Reynaldo Marchand

Orange Walk police are still investigating the shooting death of Reynaldo Marchand.  The thirty-eight-year-old was in the company of Nazir Vasquez in front of Five-O-One Shop when they came under [...]

The Shooting Death of Henry Jemmott, One Year Later

Tomorrow marks one year since the shooting death of senior cop Henry Jemmott, which occurred in San Pedro on May twenty-eighth, 2021. His family continues to mourn his death, as [...]

Deadly Shooting in Sugar City; Is It Drug-related?

Multiple gunshots rang out in Sugar City last night and when the shooting subsided two men were left for dead in front of a shop on Aurora Street. It is [...]

“Panther” Charged for Concepcion Murder

Earlier today, Libertad villager Jermain Dion Zuniga was charged for the murder of Juan Arturo Mendez, which occurred in Concepcion Village on Sunday afternoon.  The thirty-six-year-old construction worker was detained [...]

A Second Person Detained for Elderly Man’s Murder

A post mortem examination on the body of seventy-nine-year-old Daniel Castellanos, a resident of Belmopan, certifies that he died of hypovolemic shock due to internal hemorrhage caused by multiple perforating [...]

No Arrests in Belize City Bomb Threats

Arrests are yet to be made for unrelated bomb threats that were called in at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and City Hall earlier this month.  While an investigation remains [...]

The Bottle of Malathion Used to Poison San Vicente Village Was Illegally Imported

The person, who attempted to poison almost two thousand residents of San Vicente Village, Toledo District sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning last week, has still not been arrested. [...]

Elderly Man Murdered at Home; One of Several Sons Detained

Many families choose to live with their elders with the notion that it is safer and more convenient for them, especially when the time comes that their parents need to [...]

Concepcion Man Chopped to Death; His Female Cousin Remains Critical

We now go to Concepcion Village where there was a deadly chopping incident.  Family and friends believe that Arturo Mendez was cheated out of his life when he was hacked [...]

Weekend Shooting on Amandala Drive Leaves Two Persons Injured

Fifty-nine-year-old Kevin Castillo and a minor were injured during a shooting incident on Friday night when they came under gunfire from an assailant who alighted a vehicle and took aim [...]

Fake Cops Pull Off Home Invasion in Hope Creek

A trio of thieves dressed in camouflage hit a home in Hope Creek pretending to be police officers carrying out a raid, before making off with a sack full of [...]

Double Head Cabbage Village Chairman’s Warehouse Set on Fire

On Monday, we featured the newly elected chairman of Double Head Cabbage Village, Roman McCulloch, after an independent slate led by him won the village council election. Well, tonight he [...]

Two Police Officers Wounded By Robbers Escaping Crime Scene

A resort in the Cayo District was the target of a hold-up on Tuesday night and the perpetrators wounded two of three police officers who were responding to the call [...]

Woman Plans Execution of the ComPol & Family Court Director

The lives of the Director of the Belize Family Court and Commissioner of Police Chester Williams have reportedly come under threat by a high-profile respondent in a custody battle before [...]

Man from Biscayne Shot in Belize City

A resident of Biscayne Village is in critical condition after he was shot on Tuesday evening in Belize City. Twenty-nine-year-old Evan Cain was walking on Jasmine Street in the Lake [...]

U.D.P. Excoriates Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin

Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin has come under severe criticism from the United Democratic Party, following a weekend shooting in which he was involved.  Shadow Minister of National Security Mike Peyrefitte [...]

Was Micah Goodin Really Detained for 36 Hours?

Also speaking on the matter, in his capacity as an attorney representing one of the men involved in the shooting, was OJ Elrington.  Contrary to what the Commissioner of Police [...]

Man Sentenced to Three Years for Manslaughter of Common-law-wife

A man who was found guilty of the manslaughter of his common-law-wife was sentenced to three years in prison today. Andrew Caliz will only spend another eighteen months since he [...]