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Tourism Minister Says Boat Explosion Caused by Overfilled Gas Tanks

An explosion on Sunday, May fifth at the Ocean Ferry Water Taxi terminal in Belize City claimed the lives of eight-year-old Kimberly Melisa Guy and ten-year-old Jamiri Yasmin Guy. The [...]

Tourist Injured in Belize Flown Out for Life Saving Surgery

Belize is getting a bad reputation on the international stage for not having adequate medical equipment to save a tourist’s life. A little over a week ago, U.S. tourist nineteen-year-old [...]

Kolbe C.E.O. Says Trend of Prison Escapes Broken

On April thirtieth, an inmate lost his life while trying to escape from the Belize Central Prison.  Nineteen-year-old Kevin Moore, a resident of Punta Gorda was shot and killed by [...]

Prison Escapee Christian Neal Remains at Large

Christian Neal is one of three inmates at the Belize Central Prison who managed to escape from detention last Tuesday.  Neal, a resident of San Ignacio, was serving time for [...]

In Toledo, a Woman is Killed by Her Common-law Husband

The mother of a two-year-old child was fatally shot down south; she is the second woman in twenty-four hours whose life has been cut short in violence. This morning, a [...]

Lindon Baldwin is Murdered on Ebony Street

At around seven-thirty this morning, the lifeless body of Lindon Baldwin was found at a yard on Ebony Street in Belize City. Baldwin was there on Monday night in the [...]

Father of 2 Drowns in Corozal Town

There was a third loss of life up north. A construction worker drowned in Corozal Town sometime between Monday and Tuesday. The father of two packed his tool bag and [...]

1 Freed; 4 Get Reduced Charges in Blue Creek Drug Plane Trial

The sensational trial of five persons, two Mexican nationals and three Belizeans, accused with drug trafficking and the illegal landing of a drug plane in the Orange Walk District in [...]

Cabinet Approves Amendment to Maritime Areas Act

In an update to the referendum…A sitting of the House of Representatives will be held on Monday, May twentieth, to amend the Maritime Areas Act of 1992.  That decision was [...]

Accused Murderers William ‘Danny’ Mason et al Return to Court with News Attorneys

The infamous William ‘Danny’ Mason and his associates were back before Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore in Belmopan today.  This time, Mason went in armed with a new attorney, Dexter [...]

‘Danny’ Mason et al Still Facing Charges for the Kidnapping of Mennonite Couple

William ‘Danny’ Mason et al are also facing kidnapping charges. They stand accused of kidnapping Mennonite businessman Lloyd Thiessen and his wife in May 2016. The Thiessens reportedly handed over [...]

A Fight between 2 Teenagers in Corozal Town Ends in Fatal Stabbing

The life of a young woman who had her own share of misfortune was cut short in Corozal on Sunday night. Nineteen-year-old Ana Villanueva was visiting with a friend when [...]

Denzel Flowers Shot Dead on Central American Boulevard

The first murder for the weekend occurred in Belize City on Saturday night.  He was recently released from prison, but twenty-one-year-old Denzel Flowers was shot multiple times as he walked [...]

Is the Shooting of Alleged Robber Shemar Nunez Justified?

Another man was killed in the city within hours of the murder of Denzel Flowers. The case, however, is being treated as a fatal shooting because police say Shemar Nunez [...]

Danny Mason’s Guyanese Attorney Arrives in Belize

Arriving in the country today was thirty-eight-year old Dexter Todd, a Guyanese attorney. Todd has been retained by William “Danny” Mason, also from Guyana, who is expected to go back [...]

Shots Fired Near Allan Pitts Crescent

Fortunately, no one was injured this morning when shots were fired in Belize City, but the shooting caused commotion in the neighbourhood. At around ten o’clock, shots were fired behind [...]

Orel Leslie Escapes Shooting

Last year, Orel Leslie was freed of a murder charge, but on Sunday morning it appears he was a marked man. Leslie was driving on Bocotora Street around five in [...]

Police Look for Gunman inside “the Jungle”

Police have detained one man and are looking for another suspect in connection with a shooting incident that happened on Freetown Road on Sunday morning. Police say that shortly after [...]

Minister Beverly Williams Expels U.S. Veteran Guillermo Ortiz from Belize

Minister of State for Immigration Beverly Williams signed off on the expulsion of Guillermo Ortiz, a U.S. Veteran who was in Belize since August of last year. It took immediate [...]

Ortiz Set to Challenge Expulsion Order

According to Ortiz, he is being victimized by Torres. Ortiz, who says he has been detained on a number of occasions, alleges that Torres has ill-treated him. In fact, the [...]

Teacher Judith Cacho Arraigned for Allegedly Harming 8-year-old Student

Forty-five-year-old Judith Cacho, a teacher at Queen Square Anglican School, was arraigned on a single charge of harm today. The incident reportedly occurred on January sixteenth, almost four months ago, [...]

Patrick Castillo Not Guilty of Murder; Acted in Self-Defence

A father accused of killing his twenty-one-year-old stepson was acquitted today after a judge found him not guilty. Patrick Castillo chopped Jose Yontan Maderos as many as four times to [...]

Baby Nelson Passes Away

Baby Nelson Javier Tavora passed away on Saturday.  We introduced you to him months ago as he battled a condition called hydrocephalus, where there is a build up of cerebrospinal [...]

What’s the Fate of Pending Litigation Post I.C.J. Referendum?

Belizeans have voted decisively to proceed to the International Court of Justice in an effort to bring an end to the longstanding territorial dispute with Guatemala.  On Wednesday, thousands of [...]

Belize Votes a Historic YES to take Territorial Claim to the I.C.J.

It’s a historic YES. Early on Wednesday night, a clear picture began emerging that Belizeans had decided in favour of taking the Guatemalan territorial claim to the International Court of [...]