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Robbery and gunman at B.T.B. shot

Crime and violence dominated the headlines in 2012; and if you expect that to change, well more of the same is ushering in 2013. On New Year’s Day alone, there [...]

Belize City, venue for 2013’s first murder

The murder count at the close of 2012 stood at one hundred and forty-five. The City was the most violent where the largest number of homicides took place and it [...]

Random shooting leaves man clinging to life

The murder of Orlando Williams occurred just minutes before a shooting, in close proximity at Market Square in downtown Belize City and it is believed to have been the same [...]

Woman stabbed multiple times and survives

As the year closed, a man shot and killed his common-law and then took his life. That was on Sunday night in Punta Gorda. In the west on New Year’s [...]

Old beef leads to hacking in Biscayne Village

The violence spread to Biscayne Village where a resident was chopped multiple times on the face and hand, also on New Year’s Day. The weapon of choice was Mark Davis’ [...]

The Economic Indicators of 2013

In economic indicators tonight, we look at the Impact of Rising Electricity Rates on the Productive and Business Sectors. The electricity sector promised significant reforms in recent years. These reforms [...]

Previous owners say no offer for Telemedia compensation

In his New Year’s Message, Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that the government is proposing to transfer to the previous owners of Telemedia, fifty million dollars of proceeds from the [...]

City Hall puts funeral home on life support

With increases in trade licenses for some businesses and hikes in electricity rates, 2013 spells ‘haad time’ for entrepreneurs. You would think that following a year of record murders, that [...]

Mayor reviewing Chamber’s Trade License Assessment

The Belize City business community is experiencing an increase in Trade License fees. Rates for most affected businesses have been increased from ten to thirty percent while fees for a [...]

Construction at Belize City entrance soon complete

If it is necessary for you to exit Belize City and head towards the north of the country, you probably diverted to Coney Drive because of ongoing construction at the [...]

Cop charged for preventing cop from work

From the streets to the courts; a police officer who chose to challenge an Assistant Superintendent of Police in the execution of his duties was slapped with three criminal offenses [...]

Suspect busted for San Cas robbery

A San Cas salesman was robbed at gunpoint last Thursday just after he collected a large payment from Tommy’s Store on Central American Boulevard. One of two suspects has been [...]

Even the tortilla factory get robbed

La Popular Tortilla Factory located at the corner Vernon and Sarstoon Street in Belize City was robbed on New Year’s Day. At two-thirty p.m., while counting the day sales inside [...]

Fire in Succotz Village

In the west, the Garcia family of Succotz Village lost everything but the clothes on their backs when their house was completely destroyed by fire on Monday night. Six persons [...]

And the first baby for 2013 is…

The parents of the New Year’s baby were all smiles today when we caught up with them at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Aside from the joy of a bouncing [...]

Another mother of newborn honored by Lions

Also giving birth to a beautiful six pound four ounces baby girl was Raquel Franklin. Janayla, her fifth child, was due later this month, but late Monday night, Franklin experienced [...]

Football Federation announces members of National Team

Belize’s national football team will be playing against regional power houses. The Football Federation of Belize today held a press conference today to announce the name of the players who [...]

3 runaways of Youth Hostel speak of physical beatings

Three girls, wards of the Youth Hostel recently ran away. They are currently together staying at the home of one of their families. The parent of one of the minors [...]