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Father of slain toddlers responds to allegations of bad parenting

Thomas Teul the second, the father of the three murdered children, is making funeral arrangements to lay them to rest. The triple murder of the children ages one to four [...]

Mental state of mother who killed 3 is questioned

This morning, Felicia Chen was escorted back to the Court by police from the Queen Street Police Station. Her face was covered to protect her from the glare of the [...]

Son of weatherman slain in Belize City

Just before the start of our newscast on Monday, a young man was executed outside the Brown Sugar Compound on North Front Street. The area was crowded with the hustle [...]

Ministry of Natural Resources undermining Dangriga Town Council

There’s another land controversy brewing and the Dangriga Town Council says it is a deliberate attempt by the Ministry of Natural Resources to undermine and frustrate the Council and the [...]

Will there be a Cruise Terminal at Crawl Caye?

Crawl Caye, a small island just off the Placencia mainland, has been the source of some contention lately. Norwegian Cruise Lines has approached the government about constructing a cruise terminal [...]

Government to open National Bank of Belize Limited

Prime Minister Dean Barrow had a lot to say on Monday in his hour and half presentation…some of it positive and some of it not so positive. One particular item [...]

BIL! The P.M. claims it’s not a hustle

And while news of the National Bank of Belize Limited was met with cheers, the P.M.’s special vehicle, Belize Infrastructure Limited, not so affectionately known as BIL, hasn’t met such [...]

Quality of oil found is not light sweet crude

In late March, there was the announcement of a showing of oil in the Orange Walk district, and a statement that testing to determine if it was commercial would take [...]

Stepfather impregnates minor

Twenty-two year old Honduran national of Maya Beach, Placencia, has been arrested and charged for two counts of carnal knowledge, following reports that he engaged in sexual intercourse with a [...]

Principal assaulted by mother of student

A woman was charged today with attacking the principal of a school.  Thirty-two year old Stephanie Welch is accused of slapping and pushing the principal of a primary school in [...]

GSU busts Belize City man with 10 pounds of weed

The Gang Suppression Unit mounted an operation early this morning on Partridge Street. They spotted twenty-nine year old Jason Martinez, who they describe as a reputed distributor of cannabis in [...]

Territorial Volunteers plant trees at Gracias a Dios

Just before news time, we received word that the Belize Territorial Volunteers had returned from a successful expedition to the border marker at Gracias a Dios in the far south [...]

P.U.P. says intimidation and victimization concerning Auditor General’s Report

The Auditor-General’s Report 2010-2011 was damning. It was full of phrases like disregard for regulations, procedures and accountability; inadequate records management, deficient management and unsatisfactory accounting for government assets. In [...]

National football team has new coach and attention of FOX Sports

The Football Federation of Belize had some success with Costa Rican Coach Leroy Sherrier. But Sherrier left the country and the team amidst plans for the upcoming Gold Cup Games [...]

Young mother kills 3 children, 6 year old escapes death

Tonight we start our newscast with a heart-wrenching story of the death of three young siblings. From our records, it is first case of infanticide and filicide in Belize. A [...]

Breaking News, murder near Water Taxi

There is a late evening shooting that ended fatally near the tourism village in front of the San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi Terminal. The person who died was shot [...]

PM says no Referendum on ICJ

Turning to other main stories for the day… There will be no Belize/Guatemala referendum on October sixth, 2013. That revelation, and comments on various other issues, was made during a [...]

PM discuss Guatemala passport with UN Secretary-General

The backdrop for the referendum discussions was a bilateral meeting held between Belize and Guatemala in Haiti on Thursday, but even before that, Prime Minister Dean Barrow says he presented [...]

PM talks about Rosewood sale to Vega

German Ignacio Vega has been in the news lately much more than his brother, the high-profile Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega. That’s because German Vega is the principal for GIV [...]

Four Santa Familia men stabbed by Calle Trece

Four men were stabbed on Sunday afternoon in Santa Familia, Cayo; one is in critical condition at the Western Regional Hospital, while the others were treated and released. The group [...]

VOIP now a reality for Belize

The legalization of Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) has made the rounds from fiery debate topic to political promise at election time. VOIP allows internet users to access web-based phone [...]

Supreme Court Justice Oswell Legall to leave the bench

Supreme Court Justice Oswell Legall handed down two landmark rulings in the past two weeks, and both were against the government of Belize. In the first, he found that six [...]

She stole his heart, but she was about to burglarize his home too

Thirty-four year old Lisa Smith was arraigned on a count of burglary when she appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano today.  It is alleged that sometime over the weekend, Smith, a [...]

City Hall and Undertaker still at odds despite court ruling

The dead will sleep, but it seems that the fight between undertakers and Belize City Council will not rest anytime soon. Earlier in the year, City Hall attempted to streamline [...]

K.H.M.H. says former security guards claims are questionable

Several former Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Security Guards have alleged that the institution owes them for overtime. The K.H.M.H. sent out a press release late this evening stating that all [...]