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Samuel Miguel smashed on the head with a cement block and dies

There were two murders over the weekend and by any account both were senseless. Early on Saturday morning, the body of Samuel Miguel was found in a parking lot on [...]

Malcolm “Frisky” Wagner shot & killed – family says he was lured to his death

Approximately twelve hours after the lifeless body of Samuel Miguel was found, several shots rang out on Flamboyant Street in the Lake Independence Area. Malcolm “Frisky” Wagner was targeted by [...]

Taxi operator clings to life after being shot to the head

The gun-violence continued through to the wee hours of this morning. Thirty-one year old Albert Castro is clinging to life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot [...]

B.D.F. soldier shot as he socialized in the Jane Usher Boulevard Area

There is another shooting to report; twenty-three year old Carlton Augustine, a B.D.F. soldier, is recovering from gunshot wounds he sustained over the weekend.  On Saturday night, shortly before eight [...]

Minister of Education is unscathed in Belize City accident

There were several accidents over the weekend resulting in one fatality in Independence and at least ten person injured in Independence and Belmopan. We start with a fender bender in [...]

Man perishes in a collision with bus loaded with students in Independence

An elderly man is dead and at least six others injured in a horrible road traffic accident this morning. It happened in the Savannah area about two miles from the [...]

Man killed by pitbulls in the south

  There is another death to report tonight and it involves a man who was mauled to death in Independence in southern Belize. Jeffrey O’brien was returning home from a [...]

2 brothers in the P.U.P. camp are casualties of immigration scandal

On Friday we told you about Martin Cal, a candidate on the People’s United Party municipal slate in Belmopan. Cal was asked to step down by party officials after his [...]

Audit confirms missing monies at the B.S.C.F.A.

An employee of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association has been terminated, and five others are in the hot seat after an audit turned up the misappropriation of funds. It [...]

G.O.B. versus BGYEA – case is back before the court

This morning it was the B.T.I.A. versus G.O.B., and this afternoon it was G.O.B. versus BGYEA. An action has been taken against the grassroots organization for trespassing in the buffer [...]

Case hearing begins in judicial review of NCL project

In May, the Belize Tourism Industry Association filed a claim seeking judicial review of the decision to green-light Norwegian Cruise Line’s massive tourism project on Harvest Caye. This morning, the [...]

Battle Camp 2014 – B.D.F. & Louisiana National Guard train to take on the enemy

At D’Silva Camp in Mountain Pine Ridge, volunteers of the Belize Defense Force and soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard are engaged in Battle Camp 2014. They are undergoing rigorous [...]

CWU signs collective bargaining agreement with CPBL

The Christian Workers’ Union has signed a collective bargaining agreement with the Citrus Products of Belize Limited. It covers only about one hundred workers, but it is an achievement for [...]

Corozal bus driver charged with manslaughter by negligence

Forty-nine year old bus driver of Corozal Town has been charged with manslaughter by negligence four months after a traffic mishap claimed the life of sixty-two year old Jose Elmer [...]

Cyclist Byron Pope hospitalized after traffic mishap

At the top of the newscast, we told you about three traffic accidents, but there is one more to report. A near-fatal collision on Saturday morning, involving well-known Belizean cyclist [...]

Pope says he could have lost his life

Pope says that if it was not for his helmet, a safety precaution mandated for use by all cyclists, he could have lost his life upon impact.  There is no [...]

Football reigned over the weekend; Kaya Cattouse has the stats

Good evening, I’m Kaya Cattouse and this is Sports Monday   Sunday evening at the Ladyville football field, Belize District Stars hosted San Antonio F.C. in the 2014 F.F.B. President’s [...]

Court of Appeal determines the fate of Lavern “Anti Christ” Longsworth

Four years after being behind bars for dousing and setting her husband on fire, Lavern “Anti-Christ” Longsworth heard her fate. This afternoon, she smiled on the docks as President of [...]

6 men charged with the largest drug bust get a retrial

One year and a half after the charge of facilitating the landing of a drug plane was struck out against six men by Justice Denis Hanomansingh, the Court of Appeal [...]

Deon Bruce granted stay of execution from being extradited

The extradition appeal of Deon Bruce was also before the Court of Appeal. Back in January of this year, Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith granted an extradition request on twenty-eight [...]

Cause of horrific and tragic fire still unknown

It’s been two days since the horrific fire on Newtown Barracks gutted two massive wooden buildings and tragically ended the life of twenty-one year old Jacqueline Arteaga. After days of [...]

Court prosecutor finds himself behind bars for a good deed

An ex-police officer, who is prosecuting cases for the municipal court, finds himself in big trouble with the law after being busted with a firearm loaded with live rounds. While [...]

Auditor General Report says Immigration Director obstructed investigation

On Thursday night, we took at brief look at the twenty-seven page interim Auditor-General’s report. The document chronicles an attempt at an intensive investigation into the corruption at the Immigration [...]

Martin Cal taken off P.U.P. slate after name surfaces in Auditor General’s Report

The Auditor-General’s report has had no visible repercussions on the man at the front and centre of the scandal, former Minister of State Elvin Penner. But it has had serious [...]

Darell Carter in court for failure to make Social Security contributions

  Businessman Darrell Carter was back in court today. This time he was there to answer to a single charge of failure to make Social Security contributions payments in respect [...]