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Guatemala Takes Aim at Prime Minister Dean Barrow

The government of Guatemala is incensed at comments made by Prime Minister Dean Barrow at a press conference held in Belmopan on Tuesday. So incensed that today Guatemala issued a [...]

Was the Sarstoon Discussed in Washington?

That very interesting and passionate release from Guatemala also took another turn, in between furious rant and commitment to peaceful resolution. It makes reference to the bi-lateral meeting between Belize [...]

Refused Medical Attention – Gunshot Victim Succumbs

The murder count went up by another two in the past twelve hours but since Saturday, a total of seven persons have been brutally murdered in the Belize and Cayo [...]

Ladyville Resident Ambushed and Executed

The second murder took place on Tuesday night in the Ladyville area where gunshot blasts were heard as early as nine o’clock in the night. A resident of the Japan [...]

Police Investigate Fetus Buried on Jane Usher Blvd.

An expecting mother whose pregnancy was terminated under dubious circumstances remains at the center of a police investigation tonight.  Police were notified late Tuesday that a fetus had been discarded [...]

Security Guard to Be Charged for Double Murder

Turning to the weekend murders….Today, postmortem examinations were conducted on the bodies of thirty-nine year old cosmetologist Miriam Mai and her sister-in-law, twenty-nine year old Daisy Miralda. The duo was [...]

Cayo Police Conduct Intensive investigation into Alleged Drug Killings

The double murder of Mai and Miralda in Santa Elena occurred two days after the bodies of two Guatemalan nationals were discovered off a feeder road between mile sixty-nine and [...]

Belmopan Police Seize Vehicle Used in Camalote Murders

Tonight, Belmopan Police are tentatively one step closer to a breakthrough in the weekend murders of Camalote youths, Akeem Thimbriel and Shawn Lopez. The friends were gunned down as they [...]

Akeem Trapp to Stand Trial for Murder

Nineteen-year old Akeem Kirklin Trapp Junior will stand trial at the June session of the Supreme Court for the murder of eighteen year old Ian Adolphus which occurred on February [...]

Diana Locke is Newly Appointed Director of Immigration

There is a major change at the Immigration Department which has been persistently rocked by scandals involving the issuance of illegal visas and passports including the very public case of [...]

From Sarstoon Sovereignty to Sarstoon Protocols

On Tuesday, we brought you the highlights of the Prime Minister’s press conference on the very volatile state of events between Belize and Guatemala. But there was much more of [...]

The P.U.P. Is Going to the Sarstoon

The People’s United Party announced on Tuesday that it plans to proceed with a scheduled trip to the Sarstoon River, despite an existing Statutory Instrument forbidding travel to the river [...]

Will the P.U.P. Be Allowed at the Sarstoon?

So the P.U.P.’s National Executive and delegates of the Party Council may head to the Sarstoon sooner, rather than later. But as the BTV found out on Saturday, heading to [...]

PM Barrow Says New SI Won’t Affect Guatemalan Fisherfolk

And speaking about fishing, since the Coast Guard and Police are so diligently enforcing the laws in the Sarstoon and surrounds where Belizeans are concerned, will they do the same [...]

The P.U.P. Rejects Law Prohibiting Movement of Belizeans in the Sarstoon

The P.U.P.’s position on the recently enacted SI is fairly simple.  From the onset, the party has flatly rejected and continues to criticize the knee-jerk piece of law, banning local [...]

ACP Williams Ramps Up Outreach Following Increase in City Gang Violence

Since the shooting death of reputed George Street boss Gerald ‘Shiny’ Tillett several weeks ago in Dangriga, there has been a spate of gun violence in Belize City.  The series [...]

Police Head to Taylor’s Alley for Community Interaction

Officers from Eastern Division continued their weekly meet and great sessions in Belize City this afternoon.  Assistant ComPol Chester Williams led a team of policemen and women into Taylor’s Alley [...]

GSU Under Fire for an Aggressive Search

Over the past few days, a number of residents have come forward to complain about police brutality.  Martha Phillips and her sons claim that they were manhandled by police officers [...]

Police Clamping Down on Alcohol Supply in the City

There has been a sustained clampdown of businesses selling liquor after nine p.m. that are not restaurants or nightclubs.  For the past few weeks, the police department has been actively [...]