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Nasi, Sucu and Jahv are Murdered Several Months Apart

The third member of the Wagner family was murdered in Dangriga on the eve of Garifuna Settlement Day. The southern municipality was overflowing with revelers in anticipation of the holiday [...]

Police Beef Up Presence in Dangriga

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the police will maintain an increased presence in Dangriga.   The Police Department will be carrying out a number of operations in that town, [...]

Escapee is Alive; Police Actions into Officers Move Forward

Police also gave an update on another case in Dangriga involving a gruesome murder.  In early August, we reported about missing man Derrick Ramirez whose body had washed up in [...]

Police Crackdown on Establishments Licensed to Sell Liquor

The Commissioner of Police says that the police will be cracking down on establishments that sell liquor, particularly the nightclubs.  According to Chester Williams, the crackdown is to ensure that [...]

B.P.D. Concerned that Liquor Licensed Establishment May Not be Meeting Requirements

Commissioner Williams says that his concerns about the nightclub extend beyond not having the liquor license displayed.  He says that this business was granted a license, but there are requirements [...]

The Rights of a Child Takes Center Stage at Children’s Parliament

Parliament today had a much different feel and tone. The special sitting was called to mark International Children’s Day so young students from all over the country were standing in [...]

P.U.P. Legally Challenges Government Expenditure from Public Purse

Opposition Leader John Briceño and Julius Espat, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, are claimants in a suit brought against the Minister of Finance, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, Financial Secretary [...]

An Elderly Stevedore is Killed in Traffic Mishap Near Port

Road traffic accidents are a major cause of deaths on the roads and highways across the country so much so that the Police Department is now enforcing a number of [...]

American National charged for fatal RTA in Hopkins

The second accident was in the south, a Hopkins resident was knocked down and killed by a drunk driver on Friday night. Forty-year-old Steven Olivas was riding his bike in [...]

Popular Fast Food Vendor Elvia Cal is Stabbed During Home Invasion

Two women were at home in Belize City when three intruders broke into their Rio Crescent house in Belize City. The ordeal on Friday afternoon has left them traumatized. The [...]

Belize City Fisherman Charged for the Murder of “Baney” Lennan

This morning in the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer, an eighteen-year-old fisherman of Belize City was arraigned for the murder of fireman Jiovanni Lennan.  Appearing before the lower court [...]

Wasani Castro charged for assaulting a female officer

In court today, Wasani Castro, the son of the Minister Edmond Castro, appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. The twenty-six year old cyclist is facing charges for assaulting a female [...]

David Zetina pleads guilty to “Causing Death by Careless Conduct”

And in the Supreme Court , David Zetina, who pleaded guilty to “Causing Death by Careless Conduct”, will be sentenced on  December thirtieth, 2019 by Justice Marilyn Williams. Zetina knocked [...]

Belize City Delivery Man Targeted and Shot

Thirty-seven-year-old Belize City delivery man Issa Nunez is tonight recuperating after an attempt on his life was made on Saturday afternoon. Nunez was shot while inside a parked delivery truck [...]

Fire-fighter ‘Baney’ Lennan is Latest Murder Victim

A firefighter was executed early on Thursday night. He was heading to his house on Welch Street, Belize City when Jiovanni Ian Lennan, was ambushed from behind by a gunman [...]

Mahogany Street Barber Claims Police Brutality

Well-known Belize City barber and cabdriver Ursulo Mendoza, known by many as Dread or Barba, was manhandled by a pair of policemen attached to the Special Patrol Unit on Wednesday.  [...]

Barrio El Juda – a Guatemalan Community Inching its Way in Belize

The encroachment into Belizean territory was as clear as daylight when we visited Barrio El Juda on the western border on Thursday. Guatemalan families have settled there and their community [...]

Firebrand Activist Geovanni Brackett Calls on G.O.B. to Act Now

Joining the trip to the western border on Thursday was firebrand activist and former COLA President Geovanni Brackett. Brackett saw the developing Guatemalan community that has been inching its way [...]

Belize People’s Front says Belizeans Need to Put Pressure on Government

Nefretery Nancy Marin is the leader of the recently formed Belize People’s Front. Marin was also present during Thursday’s trip to the Barrio el Juda along Belize’s side of the [...]

G.O.B. Fixes LPG Prices

The government has moved to establish fix prices for the sale of Liquefied Petroleum Gas known as L.P.G. beginning this Saturday.  The fixed prices are to prevent predatory pricing by [...]

Did the Plane Land?

Commissioner Chester Williams confirmed today that there was a suspect low flying aircraft within Belize’s airspace late Monday. But he says that there is no information to suggest that the [...]

Crow-footing of CitCo’s Assets Affect Maintenance Work

At the start of the week, former City Council Administrator, Candice Miller started to crowfoot the assets of the Belize City Council located at its facility on the George Price [...]

Driver in Fatal Accident to be Served with N.I.P.

Police say that the driver involved in the fatal accident that claimed the life of retired B.D.F soldier Myron Martinez is expected to be served with a notice of intended [...]

Hugo Patt Says His Candidacy Comes From Much Deliberations

This morning in Corozal District, six area representatives, including Gaspar Vega and Minister of National Security John Saldivar, were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony to commence work on the [...]

Pablo Marin Says It’s the Corozal Bay Way

Hugo Patt’s entry into the race to fill the available posts is wholly endorsed by cabinet colleague Pablo Marin, who is also an area representative in Corozal Bay.  Marin was [...]