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Mark Shepherd Murdered in Front of Pregnant Wife

It is almost six months into the year, and the murder count continues to grow. The Belize District continues to be plagued by the most violent crimes. This past weekend, [...]

Belize City Man Gunned Down on Kraal Road

But prior to the Hattieville murder, the life of Edison Williams was cut short in Belize City for motives unknown. On Friday night, the thirty-three-year old resident of Kraal Road [...]

Toledo Man Chopped to Death

There was a third murder over the weekend – this one in the remotest area of the Toledo District, in San Benito Poite. Sometime Saturday night Francisco Ack, a resident [...]

Minor Committed Brazen Queen Street Shooting

Late this evening, a fifteen-year old minor was arraigned in court for Friday’s Queen Street shooting involving a police officer and three other persons.  The minor is facing a slew [...]

Cop Charged for Shooting Incident

A police officer attached to the eastern division south tonight remains in custody after he discharged a firearm in a restaurant, wounding a patron at a Ladyville restaurant. According to [...]

Second Gun and Alcohol Related Incident Involving Same Cop

Now, this is the second shooting incident involving the same police officer. One week prior to Saturday’s shooting; the officer was detained by police following reports that he discharged his [...]

3 More Case of Zika Confirmed

There are three new cases of Zika in Belize, bringing the total so far to five. The news came via Ministry of Health press release this evening confirming the presence [...]

Katy Sealy Shines in Central American Championships

The Heptathlon is possibly one of track and field’s most gruelling events, testing both endurance and skill.  Most athletes are hesitant to compete in more than two or three events [...]

COLA Blasts G.O.B. for Fiscal Irresponsibility

The IMF Report has been out over a month, but government has yet to respond to what seem to be areas of real economic concern. G.O.B. may not have provided [...]

Brackett Claims Nationalizations Resulted in Crippling Public Debt

Brackett says that from their study of the report and other financial indicators, it is clear that the nationalization of B.T.L., particularly, did not have the desired effect. He claims [...]

Blue Creek Man Drowns While Fishing

One year ago, ten year old Jason Pau died near the river in Blue Creek, Toledo. He was part of a group touring a cave system when he disappeared. His [...]

Popular DJ Dies in RTA

Up north, in the village of Buena Vista, Disc jockey Sergio Mendez, who is widely known as DJ Che, was killed in a traffic fatality on Sunday. Mendez was travelling [...]

PACT Hosts Stakeholders Forum

Today, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust, PACT, hosted a forum intended as an engagement with PACT’s stakeholders to inform them of the organization’s plan of operations for the year ahead. [...]

$1.2M to Be Disbursed in Grants

The forum will also provide stakeholders with valuable information on the categories which will be considered for the always coveted PACT grants. Each year the organization provides grant funding to [...]

New Revenue Sought for Protected Areas Management

The third area being funded is anything related to protected areas management, including assistance to co-managers to meet the requirements of their co-management agreement and protected areas management plan. So [...]

Red Cross Hosts Regional Exchange Meeting

For the next four days, the Belize Red Cross Society will be hosting the sixth annual Regional Exchange Meeting at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. It is an opportunity [...]

Red Cross Belize Executive Director Speaks About RITA Strategies

The RITA Program is being funded through the American Red Cross for the last four years in the Caribbean. The Belize Red Cross, in its program, has been working with [...]

Sports: Basketball and Football Matches over the Weekend

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   1st Division football returned to the MCC Grounds yesterday where Ladyville Jaguars jumps out against Eiley FC under the [...]