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Rene Vega killed in his Santa Elena house

The one hundred and fortieth murder victim for 2012 is from the Cayo District. And though many of the previous murders are gang related, this particular crime is not. Police [...]

Police know nothing of 2 weekend murders and Colombian drug bust

The postmortem examination on Vera’s body was conducted today at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. During this morning’s police briefing, there was no mention of Vera’s murder. Apparently even though [...]

Shooting victim lucky to be alive after shot in the eye.

What the police did have information on is a shooting that occurred in the city on Friday night. The victim received a bullet to the eye but was lucky to [...]

Arrests made in connection with 3 murders in Old Capital

While the cops have two new homicides and a shooting on their hands, progress has been made in three previous murders. Two persons have been charged for the October twenty-fifth [...]

Fatal traffic accident on George Price Highway

Though two persons were murdered over the weekend, a third individual lost his life on the outskirts of Belize City. It is not known if alcohol was involved in the [...]

Record high murder stats; 141 murders so far in 2012

2012 is winding down and the murder statistics are running up with a record high of one hundred and forty-one homicides so far. The year started slow with only four [...]

Witness Protection Program to be introduced in 2013

While murder statistics are at an all time high, convictions are extremely low, but a new unit at the Police Department might change that. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police, [...]

Vega on the Campaign trail to remain as Deputy Party Leader of U.D.P.

One person who has witnessed a lot of support in recent days is Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega. Vega is also deputy leader of the United Democratic Party (U.D.P.) and [...]

Pilot survives plane crash down south

A tragedy was averted today in what some may say was a miracle no one was killed. A plane went down in the Cowpen area in Stann Creek at eight [...]

House gutted by flames in Orange Walk

While that pilot can walk home to his house following the incident, twelve persons in Orange Walk have no home to return to, following their moment with disaster. A fire [...]

No evidence against Easy Glenn, but James Suazo Guilty of scam

Minister Michael Finnegan spoke to the media last week about a scam in which his name was allegedly being used to solicit funds from various businesses and the Ministry of [...]

Special Branch sting operations yield drugs and ammo

A series of sting operations by the Special Branch of the Police Department has led to the seizure of drugs and ammunition. On Saturday around three p.m., a search conducted [...]

Police anti-crime campaign in full force

Business is brisk during the Christmas season as gifts, decorations and groceries are bought for the big day. Unfortunately, at this time of year, there is also a marked increase [...]

Lord’s Bank Christmas Party by Belizean American

Verna Young Clement, a Belizean living in the US started an initiative in 2011, hosting a Christmas party for seventy-five children in Lords Bank and surrounding communities. Clement returned for [...]

Christmas shout outs from the public to your homes

Downtown Belize City has been alive with last-minute shoppers looking for deals since eight o’clock this morning when stores opened their doors to the public.  The atmosphere on Albert Street [...]

The Meaning of Christmas

Across the country people have been out in droves, shopping for gifts. While stores are serving an increase in consumers, that also means that there are more than the usual [...]

James Adderley’s and the weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Game I of the Championship series in this PLB Football Competition got off to a roaring start inside a [...]