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Corozal teacher murdered in his home

Six horrific murders in five days… not a pretty record and still no clear policy to arrest crime. The two strategies announced in the past year have failed miserably and [...]

Headstone used in murder at Lord Ridge Cemetery

In the city, this morning the body of another murder victim was discovered. A twenty year old man was bludgeoned also on Friday night. The place where he was had [...]

U.D.P. kicks Belize City Mayor out of national party council

And from crime to politics, Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers was charged with criminal offences last Thursday, she retaliated in kind at the man she believes is behind her fall, Prime [...]

Opposition calls for mayor to take leave of absence

The focus has shifted within the U.D.P. from the allegations of unaccounted funds of two hundred and seventy five thousand dollars, to the conduct of the Mayor and what she [...]

Former City Councillor joins B.M.L. protest against City Hall

Remember Mark King? He was the Councillor who dropped the first bombshell when he made allegations of financial mismanagement at City Hall as way back as 2008. King was not [...]

Belize Water Services apply for 25% rate increase

Sanitation services remain unpaid, but the Belize Water Services Limited is asking the Public Utilities Commission to approve an increase in water rates. The P.U.C. says a determination will be [...]

Water Taxi Association confusion in San Pedro

And at La Isla Bonita, police were called to cool heads between two rival water taxis operating next to each other. Tensions flared over the weekend when Giovanni Marin, the [...]

Caye Caulker residents want new officers on the island

Police had two suspects detained for questioning after fifty-one year old Lorleen Young was robbed and brutally murdered last Thursday. But when we checked today, no charges had yet been [...]

Farmer drowns in Progresso Lagoon

In the village of Progresso meanwhile, a farmer drowned when he fell off a skiff in the lagoon. On Saturday afternoon, Bernhord Schmitt was testing the water vessel, when he [...]

Accidents on the Northern Highway and Benque Road

On the highways, however, shortly after one this afternoon, three persons were injured in a traffic accident in the vicinity of Benny’s Apartments. The accident involved a Plymouth caravan traveling [...]

Accused murderer found guilty of Manslaughter

In the Supreme Court, a conviction stuns the courtroom. Gary Gabourel was shot and killed in front of his wife and children on March twenty fifth of 2007. The gunman [...]

Man arrested for shooting of primary school students

In last Tuesday’s newscast, we reported of an adult and two primary school students who were injured in a shooting spree in the Saint Martin De Porres Area. Well today, [...]

One more charged in Coye Money Laundering case

Also in the courts, police have made yet another arrest in connection with the ongoing investigation by the Financial Intelligence Unit of money laundering in which the Coye family has [...]

American fugitive caught in Belize

Another US fugitive has been caught hiding out in Belize. This time it’s a convicted sex offender from the State of Oregon, fifty-five year old William Carl Welsh. According to [...]

James Adderley analyses the weekend in sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with yet another delivery of Sports Monday. Week nine of the Belize Bank Super League brought the re-match between Kraal Road and Hattieville F.C. to [...]