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B.D.F. Officer Dies in Fatal RTA Involving ADO Bus

A Belize Defense Force officer lost his life of Wednesday in a traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway in the Orange Walk District. The on-duty officer was driving a [...]

Prison Officer Shoots Himself As Prisoner Attempts to Escape

A special constable attached to the Orange Walk Formation of the Police Department is tonight in a stable condition at the Northern Regional Hospital after he accidentally shot himself in [...]

2 Men Remanded for Heroin Bust

Two men were arraigned this morning before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer after they were busted with over eleven kilos of alleged heroin on December twenty-ninth. According to reports, tour guide [...]

Minor Says SP Cop Raped Her

Another police officer is tonight accused of sexually assaulting a minor.  Twenty-six-year-old Kyle Hubert Serrano, an officer attached to San Pedro Police, appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser earlier [...]

Reduced Petrocaribe Flows Change Economic Landscape in 2016

In his New Year’s Address, released on Wednesday, Prime Minister Barrow acknowledged that the landscape in 2016 will be different than that of 2015, and a significant feature of that [...]

PM Says Infrastructure Works Will Continue

Don’t go all melancholy just yet though. Government has successfully campaigned on massive infrastructure works, and Prime Minister Barrow says that for the most part, that will continue in 2016 [...]

S.S.B. Returns Shares to B.E.L. After Major Return on Investment

An investment agreement between Belize Electricity Limited and the Social Security Board concludes today, ending a three-year preference share purchase.  In 2012, S.S.B. infused much needed capital into the cash-strapped [...]

Jamaican Cruise Line Makes First Landing in Belize

At about eight o’clock this morning, Jamaican cruise ship MSC Divina called to port in Belize City.  The inaugural voyage to the Jewel departed from its home port in Falmouth, [...]

Record Low Murders in Southside Belize City at Close of 2015

As we approach the final few hours of 2015, it is with the news that at least at this hour there have been no murders reported on the Southside of [...]

Community Policing Vs Paramilitary Policing – The Results

Interestingly, the decline in violence was not a result of strong-arm tactics by the Police, nothing to do with the infamous GSU breaking down doors and bones. Apparently, it’s quite [...]

Did You Achieve All Your 2015 Goals?

At eight o’clock tonight, we will be revisiting the ten most impacting news stories of the past year.  Indeed, 2015 was an eventful calendar which included four elections, massive overnight [...]

Police Say Patrick Grant Was Not Sexually Assaulted

On Sunday, a ninety-three-year-old man was brutally beaten at his home on Fern Lane in Belize City. The vicious attack had the earmarks of a burglary, since Patrick Grant’s twenty-one [...]

3 Men Charged for Murder of Evaristo Bul

In Toledo, charges have been brought against a trio of men, as well as a sixteen-year-old minor, in connection with the murder of fifty-five-year-old Luciano Evaristo Bul.  The farmer was [...]

High Speed Chase in the City Leads to Apprehension of Shooting Suspect

There were shots fired on Curassow Street in Belize City on Monday night, and quick response from Belize City police has led to the arrest of a man who is [...]

Record Low Murders in Southside Belize City in 2015

But don’t take Williams’ word for it, or be impressed by a title bestowed by a random media house. He says that the statistics don’t lie, across the board, and [...]

Are Fuel Providers Gouging Consumers?

At midnight on Sunday, the pump prices of fuel spiked, thanks largely to G.O.B. increasing import duties on Premium, Regular and Diesel. That import duty increase, tacked on to an [...]

Fire Leaves Single Mother and Kids Homeless

A fire on Antelope Street Extension has left a single mother and her two children without a roof over their heads. On Monday night in Belize City, a pair of [...]

Rural Rapid Response Team Makes Firearm Bust

The Rural Eastern Division’s Rapid Response Team has been maintaining operations in the two thousand square miles of the Belize District, targeting narcotics and illegal firearms. They got lucky this [...]

2 Minors Missing from Ladyville Area

At end of day Tuesday, three persons were missing in the Belize District – a sixteen-year-old female from Los Lagos, a sixteen-year-old female from Ladyville and a twenty-two-year old Guatemalan [...]

Fish Cleaner Fined, But Not Confined for Drug Offence

Twenty-three-year-old Michelle Reynard narrowly escaped jail today after appearing before Magistrate Deborah Rogers on a fourth conviction for drug-related offenses.  The fish cleaner who works out of the Conch Shell [...]

Police Take Over Downtown Area in Final 2015 Meet & Greet Exercise

Today, the officers of the Eastern Division South conducted their final meet and greet exercise for 2015. We’ve followed the Police through some of the notorious hotspots in the city [...]

Chester Williams Named ‘Man of the Year’

It isn’t exactly mainstream news or a riveting item, but Chester Williams has been named the man of the year by the Amandala Newspaper. Williams returned from law school earlier [...]

Prison Inmates Clean Up Roaring Creek

An overgrown area of Roaring Creek Village, often used by criminals to escape the reach of local authorities, has been cleared by Belmopan police.  After a recent shooting incident during [...]

International Yoga Teacher in Belize

International Yoga Teacher Yogi Charu is in Belize to schedule trainings for Belize City youths to become yoga teachers in their communities in 2016. Charu, who’s based out of New [...]

Days of Healing Will Provide Youths for Yoga Course

So how will the initiative get the youth to participate? Well that’s where Days of Healing and its Executive Director, Perry “Sticks” Smith comes in. With the organization’s assistance, a [...]