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19-year-old Dies in Police Custody in Caye Caulker

There is breaking news. A Cayo resident has died at the police station in Caye Caulker. Police are not talking about this incident, but Gilbert Zotz died in custody so [...]

Gabriel Hope Tops 2015 Primary School Examinations

A student from the Bernice Yorke Institute of Learning has topped the 2015 Primary School Examinations.  Back in 2013, the institution yielded the top performer and in 2014, the second [...]

Petrocaribe Dollars Fund Collet Family Day in Corozal

There is a lot of political news tonight and we can confirm that a bye election will take place in July for the Dangriga Constituency following the resignation of area [...]

Ivan Ramos Resigns from House of Representatives, PUP Leader Responds

A late evening press release from the government has confirmed that a bi-election for the Dangriga Constituency will be held exactly one month from today, on Wednesday, July eighth. So [...]

Francis Fonseca Says Dangriga Representative Stepped Down on His Own

In mid-May the P.U.P. announced via conference that Ivan Ramos would not be running again, and would make way for Anthony Sabal. At that conference Ramos seemed openly bitter, suggesting [...]

Was Ramos Bribed by U.D.P. to Give Up Job as Dangriga Area Rep?

While Ivan Ramos was making his announcement in Dangriga, Prime Minister Dean Barrow was making it on the podium at Darrell Bradley’s endorsement convention in Belize City. That fact hasn’t [...]

Macca Explains Petrocaribe Funded Father’s Day Cheer

Ivan Ramos didn’t have much favors with the party after he accepted the controversial Petrocaribe Father’s Day Cheer from G.O.B.  Deputy Party Leader Julius Espat went on record to condemn [...]

Resignation Triggers Bye-election in Dangriga

In the aftermath of the resignation, Ivan ‘Macca’ Ramos has no kind words for the P.U.P.; after all he says that the P.U.P. had no kind words for him. According [...]

Charred Remains of Ex-fireman Found in Burnt Vehicle in Dangriga

The body of a veteran fireman was found burnt inside his vehicle in Dangriga. But who would want him dead and why? Well, it seems that the price on his [...]

Maurice Felix Wanted for Murder After Receiving Bail on Friday

Belize City police are tonight looking for well known street figure, thirty-year-old Maurice Felix, who was released on bail last Friday after being charged with the attempted murder of two [...]

Chopping on Long Bank Road

A chopping incident over the weekend left a man hospitalized. Twenty seven year old Rodolfo Perez was chopped multiple times in the Long Bank Road a few miles outside of [...]

Plane Crash Survivor Recounts Harrowing Experience

An official investigation into the cause of an airplane crash near Lighthouse Reef last Tuesday, involving a Tropic Air flight destined for Roatan, Honduras remains ongoing.  The inquiry is being [...]

…Says Coastguard Rescue Details Not Entirely Accurate

Rogiers’ version of the subsequent rescue contrasts starkly with that of the coast guard.  They reported that not only was the operation successful but that their response time was well [...]

Brother Charged with Manslaughter After Sibling’s Body Was Found Inside Vat

Sixty-one year old Lester Yorke’s badly decomposing body was found in a vat in February 2014 at his family’s premises on Guerrero Street in Belize City. This morning, his brother, [...]

Endorsement Convention for Darrell Bradley in Caribbean Shores

On Sunday, Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley was officially endorsed as U.D.P. Standard Bearer. As far as conventions go, it was a low-key political event since Petrocaribe made its entry [...]

PM Barrow Pokes Fun at Opposition Leader’s Political Quandary

And one more piece of political news…This isn’t exactly a great time in the P.U.P.’s long history, or even a particularly good time. So of course, the PM couldn’t resist [...]

Police Officer Shoots Armed Clubgoer in Old Capital

Internal and criminal investigations are currently ongoing at the Police Department in Belize City after a city resident was shot by an on-duty police officer. Thirty-year old Kareem Betancourt is [...]

Fatal RTA Claims Life of Burrell Boom Resident

There were two fatal accidents over the weekend…one in Sand Hill, Belize District and the other in Hicatee Village, Toledo. On Saturday afternoon, fifty-seven year old Oscar Chacon of Burrell [...]

Charlie Card Perishes in Road Traffic Accident in Toledo District

The second fatality took the life of seventy-three year old Isidoro Galvez of Hicatee Village in Toledo District. Around midnight on Saturday, police came across an extensively damaged Mazda pickup [...]

Football and Basketball Dominate Weekend Sporting Activities

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Friday night saw the opening game in the semi-pro basketball championship which saw the defending champions, San Pedro Tiger [...]