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Two Sunday night murders; “Nose” Lauriano gunned down on highway

The bloodbath continued over the weekend; two men were murdered within hours of each other on Sunday and a third who was shot a month ago died past midnight on [...]

George Street Associate, Niki Pinkard, shot and killed

Within hours of the execution style murder of Giovanni Lauriano, another man was gunned down and it is believed that the two homicides are linked and gang related. Niki Pinkard [...]

Shooting victim, Collin Lord, loses the battle for life in hospital

The third man to die over the weekend due to gun violence is Collin Lord. Twenty-nine year old Lord was injured to the head in an early afternoon shooting a [...]

Unregistered mystery boat at the Municipal Airstrip

On Saturday morning, rumors were rife that an alleged drug boat had washed up on Belizean shores.  Employees at the Municipal Airstrip told officers that they had detected a mystery [...]

Belizeans for Justice holds conference despite threats

Last week, one of the founding members of Belizeans for Justice received a death threat on the eve of a planned press conference. Joan Sutherland, whose son was killed in [...]

Crime Control Council to meet with Belizeans for Justice

The chairman of the Crime’s Control Council, Attorney Michael Young, spoke to the grieving mothers at the press conference and gave his assessment of the Commissioner of Police, Crispin Jefferies.  [...]

Self Defence; the reason Lavern lit David White on fire

When relationships go bad, one musical artist’s popular lyrics is to just “Let it Burn.” Unfortunately, that literally happened within the tumultuous relationship of a well known court personnel, Lavern [...]

Director of Public Prosecutions discusses crime on OYE

The retirement of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh has soured relations between the Bar Association and Prime Minister Dean Barrow. The CJ will be vacating his seat at the end of [...]

D.P.P. talks about new court

For weeks, there have been reports that Government intends to establish a court to “fast track” criminal cases. Last week, the Solicitor General, Oscar Ramjet, confirmed the setting up of [...]

Mother and 14 yr old drop carnal knowledge charge against ex-boyfriend

He was nineteen and she was fourteen years old and they claimed they were dating but according to the law it is an offence to engage in sexual intercourse with [...]

Women busted with cannabis used for medicinal purposes

A family of Belize City women including a seventy-year old grandmother today appeared before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers to answer charges of drug trafficking. Seventy-year old Gene Cadle, her daughter, forty-seven [...]

Lord Ridge Cemetery out of space; dead will travel 13 miles

The Lord Ridge Cemetery is a landmark in Belize City.  Situated at the western entrance of the Old Capital, it is the final resting place for City residents who have [...]

Denton Haylock says he was beat up in San Pedro

Allegations of police brutality are as old as the department. Today a man who says he was born and raised in San Pedro, claims that while he was in police [...]

Francel Y Chami-ka’s new video with Grammy nominated artist

Sports and music are fields in which young Belizeans hope to excel. Two youths, one from the capital and the other from Cayo, have teamed up to combine their talents [...]

James Adderley wraps up the week in sports

Good Evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this serving of  Sports Monday. International football took centre stage inside the Marshalleck Stadium at Benque Fiesta yesterday as the Belize Defence [...]