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A B.D.F. Staff Sergeant is Shot Near Valentin Camp in the Chiquibul Forest

In early March, there was an armed encounter between Belize Defense Force soldiers on foot patrol in the Chiquibul National Park and Guatemalan poachers. At the time, one of the [...]

COLA Speaks Out in Wake of Near Fatal Shooting

This afternoon, COLA issued a statement on the shooting of Lambey. COLA called on the government to undertake an aggressive internationalization of the territorial dispute by Guatemala. COLA’s President Geovanni [...]

BCVI Optician Alwayne Cherrington is Executed Inside His Home

Just after seven p.m. on Holy Saturday, shots rang out on Lopez Street off Mahogany Street Extension in Belize City. It would lead to the first of two murders over [...]

Predawn Murder Near La Cabana on Good Friday

In the capital, a man known to the law was found dead. The family claims Noe Cruz was found in a seated position, but the police point out that Cruz’s [...]

Do You Support a Curfew for Children?

And tonight’s question is: Do you support a curfew for children? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our e-poll at [...]

Senate Debates 2016/2017 Budget: No Stimulus for Business Community

The budget for fiscal year 2016/2017 was discussed at length by the Senate this morning, succeeding a two-day heated debate in the House of Representatives a week ago. Dubbed “Stability [...]

Opposition Says Barrow Budget is Uninspiring and Underwhelming

The Opposition, for its part, describes the budget as both uninspiring and insipid and therefore the party cannot lend its support to the budget that has ballooned into a massive [...]

Unions Say They Were Not Consulted in Drafting of Budget

With government and opposition senators weighing in on the budget in detail, one complimenting the financial plan and the other altogether condemning it, what is the union’s outlook for the [...]

2 Belize City Men Arraigned of Robbery of Gas Station in Scotland Half Moon

Six days after the robbery of Valley Supplies Gas Station, in Scotland Half Moon in the Belize District, an adult and a minor are facing charges. The armed robbery occurred [...]

Belizeans Busted in a Gang Sweep in the U.S.

There are reports tonight that U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than one thousand suspects and have charged them for attempted murder and witness tampering in an anti-gang sweep. The [...]

Who Stabbed Ezekiel McKoy on Easter Sunday?

There were two stabbing incidents in the city over the extended weekend…both on Easter Sunday. Sometime after two a.m., police found Ezekiel McKoy on Water Lane; he had been stabbed [...]

Supal Street Boss Arraigned for Stabbing Dean Warrior

Notorious street figure, Jason “Soup” Williams, is back in the news tonight for committing an aggravated assault with a deadly instrument and causing grievous harm during an incident at Old [...]

Juan Alvarado Loses His Life in Traffic Fatality on Bullet Tree Road

There are two traffic fatalities to report, one in the west and the other across the border. This morning on the Bullet Tree Road, Cayo, a Nissan pickup truck driven [...]

A Fatal Road Traffic Accident in Melchor Claims Life of Belmopan Resident

In the other fatality, reports are that sixty-eight year old Lloyd Andrews was killed as he drove to Melchor de Mencos, Peten. There were four passengers in his vehicle: Nora [...]

Faulty Electrical Connection Cause of Weekend Fire in Belize City

In addition to the murders and shootings, as well as traffic accidents that occurred during the Easter break, a fire also destroyed a small house. The house was unoccupied when [...]

William Gonzalez is Busted and Charged for Drug Trafficking

Police are reporting a drug bust at the Benque Viejo Del Carmen Bus terminal. It yielded them over six thousand grams of weed or more than thirteen pounds of the [...]

Vehicle Stolen from ASP Selvyn Tillett to be Returned to Belize

Assistant Superintendent of Police Selvyn Tillett was robbed at gunpoint on Valentine’s Day and relieved of his son-in-law’s pickup truck while in his hometown of Benque Viejo.  ASP Tillett was [...]

Churches Weigh in on Budget

During today’s lengthy Senate debate, the church also had its say on the pros and cons of the annual budget.  While Senator Ashley Rocke did not altogether pan the 2016/2017 [...]

Sports Monday: Guatemalan Wins the 2016 Cross Country Garland

Good evening, I’m James Adderley, this is sports Monday and I certainly hope that you had an enjoyable holiday.   Of course the entire nation was glued to the 88th [...]