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Christmas Eve murder inside prison

It has been a violent week of shootings and homicides in the old capital; not the type of news we would have wanted to report on Christmas week. But the [...]

Three shootings in south side in one night

On Wednesday night rival gangs in the south side of the city were on a shooting spree. It has not been confirmed if there’s a link to the murder of [...]

Police intend to step up vigilance because of shootings

But while the mayhem continues unabated, Police Press Officer, Clement Palacio says police will step up on their approach. Clement Palacio “There are isolated instances in different parts of the [...]

Cane Industry has newcomer; United Cane Farmers Assn

And in the north, the breakaway cane farmers from have made an impact and historical change on the sugar industry. Since 2007, a group of caneros attempted to disassociate themselves [...]

Channel Five heads to Coney Drive studios

It is with anticipation that we report tonight that Great Belize Productions/Channel Five will be moving to its new headquarters at Coney Drive. While the studio for Open Your Eyes [...]

Police accused of abusing fourteen year old in custody

Earlier today a minor reported to his mother that he had been physically and sexually abused while in police custody. It’s a serious allegation against the Belmopan police who were [...]

Christmas shopping during recession

Shopping is a big part of the Christmas, but this year the gifts and food are not so easy to come by. The country is in the grips of an [...]

How safe do shoppers feel during the holiday?

The Christmas Holiday is upon us, and that comes with its own risks. Police are already reporting an increase in the number of burglaries and robberies of fourteen and eight [...]

Citrus Growers Assn change composition of Board of Directors

We’re reported that there is turmoil in the citrus industry and a special general meeting was convened to deal several topics vital to its survival. Aside from the difficulties with [...]

Alvin Flowers charged for burglary at resort

The Supreme Court is in recess for the end of year holidays but in the Magistrates’ Court, a construction worker of Burrell Boom Village was charged for a burglary at [...]

Calvin Palma to bring in the new year behind bars

Calvin Palma was charged along with a minor last Friday for Keeping Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition. But his arraignment was put on hold until Wednesday because Palma claimed that he [...]

Thirteen year old girl runs away from home

It’s the eve of Christmas, but one father is not celebrating. In fact, he is on an intense search for his thirteen year old daughter. Dean Dawson came to our [...]

Natl Basketball Team closer to judgment for COCABA case

There is an update to the ongoing challenges of the Belize National Basketball Team who won silver at the August COCABA Games held in Cancun, Mexico. You will recall that [...]

Belize Kriol Project Calendar for 2010

The Belize Kriol Project has introduced its 2010 calendar and this year it features remedies called “Ting Fi Mek Wi Geh Betta”. It contains traditional remedies, an index of Kriol [...]

Healthy Living balances your calories for Christmas

By now the hams and turkeys are probably ready for the oven and the cakes ready to be sliced for that sumptuous Christmas meal on Friday. But before you sit [...]

Christopher Galvez murdered after being picked up by friend

Two murders in two days, it is not exactly a record for the violent streets but it is still chilling. The ninety-second murder occurred just after eight on Tuesday night [...]

Market vendor dies after being beaten

There’s another murder victim: he is a fruit and vegetable vendor who was brutally beaten at the Constitution Park on December twelfth in what was believed to be a robbery [...]

DPP orders release of woman accused in husband’s death

But in Tuesday morning’s murder of Albert Morgan, his wife, a mother of four has been released from police custody. Audrey Morgan was being questioned as the prime suspect in [...]

One brother shot; then fire destroys siblings’ home

It was double whammy for two Belize City brothers. One of the siblings was stabbed earlier in the evening and later in the night, a fire destroyed their home. And [...]

Three car pileup on Central American Boulevard

In a developing story just into our newsroom, in a three-car pile up on Central American Boulevard two persons were injured at about six o’clock this evening. Reports are that [...]

Pastor’s home goes up in smoke

Before the fire in Belize City on Pelican Street Extension, in Burrell Boom, another house went up in flames. Like in the Belize City fire, the origin of this blaze [...]

Israeli gambling site uses Belize as pawn in web of deceit

International scams have reached Belize in a variety of forms from money orders to phantom universities. In the most recent known case, Belize is being tarnished in a scam that [...]

Gunman steals cash from Mirab Furniture Gallery

But earlier, one of Belize’s largest furniture and appliance outlet was robbed today. Mirab operates out of a large store on North Front Street, but a gunman targeted its operation [...]

Just in: late evening shooting on Kraal Road

There is more mayhem in the streets tonight. Just about half an hour ago another shooting was reported. A man identified as Vincent Martinez was shot in the back on [...]

Grace Primary Student is youngest female to earn a black belt

A nine year old student of Grace Primary School has distinguished herself in karate. Halle Spence the is first youngest girl in Belize to earn the black belt, quite a [...]