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3 Shot in Belize City; Gang Associations May be to Blame

While shy of the record set four years ago, the count of one hundred and thirty-six murders as of this evening is still a heavy toll. Eastern Division South, according [...]

Frank Young Charged in Murder of David Andrews

Eastern Division South police have arrested and charged twenty-year-old Frank Young for the murder of nineteen-year-old David Andrews. Andrews was shot dead on Raccoon Street a week ago tonight, after [...]

Coast Guard Crashed Vehicle Near Store

Traffic accidents have not been limited to the highways and by-ways. On Wednesday night in Belize City, a driver said to be an officer of the Belize Coast Guard lost [...]

Police Re-Organize Patrols in Eastern Division South; New Wheels Will Help

The Eastern Division’s South region, long used to being the neglected step-child of the Police Department, finally got a major “come-up” with the recent distribution of vehicles to the Department [...]

Revisiting Greatest Unsolved Murder Mystery – “Belizean Jack the Ripper”

2016 is drawing to a close as one of the bloodiest years in recent times. Most murders remain unsolved as did a string of homicides that occurred between 1998 and [...]

San Pedro Man Charged for Drug Trafficking

Fifty-five-year-old Moises Roberto Soriano of Pescador Drive, San Pedro Town, is out on bail after being caught in possession of cocaine on the island. Soriano pleaded not guilty before Senior [...]

Retiree’s Friend Set Him Up to be Robbed

An ex-pat in San Pedro Town has been robbed by a pair of men whom he thought were his friends.  Sixty-five-year-old Gary Hamilton, a retiree of Sea Grape Drive, told [...]

Jorge Montero Jailed for Stefanie Lupp Burglary

Forty-eight-year-old Jorge Montero, a former employee of Priority Security, appeared unrepresented this morning in the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer to answer to a single charge of burglary.  It [...]

P.M. Focuses on Economic Recovery for New Year

The Prime Minister’s annual New Year’s message is being aired elsewhere in this newscast. PM Barrow highlights the achievements of his government throughout the course of the calendar year and [...]

Social Reform and National Security Also Highlighted

The highlights of the message also include a recap of several achievements by way of social reform, particularly the appointment of the Integrity Commission, the signing of the United Nations [...]

New Year, New House for Fuller’s Alley Family

Forty-eight-year-old Carol Parham and her three grandchildren were handed the keys to a new house this morning, after living in a not-so-great condition for some time. In three days, the [...]

New Year’s Wishes from Canon Leroy Flowers

As we bid farewell to 2016 and reflect on all the trials and triumphs over the past twelve months, we look forward to a fruitful year.  With God as the [...]

Belizeans’ New Year’s Resolutions

With New Year’s Eve just hours away, everyone starts making their resolutions – a tradition where a person makes a promise to themselves to fulfill throughout the year. Whether it [...]

Newlywed Josue Alfaro Crushed by Bus on Wife’s Birthday

The spate of traffic fatalities continues across the country, the most recent collision claiming the life of a newly-wed on Wednesday night.  The Sandhill Villager was driving his pickup truck [...]

Alfonso Noble, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and the Refused Blood Sample

Is Alfonso Noble a religious convert and if so when did he become a Jehovah’s Witness?  Late this evening, attorney Herbert Panton issued a statement concerning comments he made in [...]

Ladyville Police Still Waiting for Dorian Pakeman Samples

Last week, you heard ACP Edward Broaster say that they were waiting for lab results from the national forensic lab in the Pakeman-Dawson case. ACP Broaster was hopeful that they [...]

2 Accidents in Orange Walk; Youth Dead, 11 Injured

A total of sixteen persons were injured in five separate traffic accidents over the Christmas weekend. Of these, twelve were involved in two separate accidents in the Orange Walk District. [...]

David Andrews’ Grieving Family Speaks Out

He was the baby of their family, the apple of his mother’s eye. Ramona Carcamo, a vendor known as “Mama Chula,” joins the long list of grieving Belize City mothers [...]

Jane Doe No More: Suspect Being Questioned in Michelle Moreira Murder

Last week we told you that Police have since identified the homeless woman as – Michelle Moriera- whose body was retrieved from the Belize River two weeks ago. Moriera’s badly [...]

Secondary School Principals: It’s Back to School on January 3rd, Not 9th

Is the Belize National Teachers Union alone in its face-off with the Ministry of Education over the resumption of classes in January?  The Belize Association of Principals of Secondary Schools, [...]

Teachers Expected to be Back in Classes Next Tuesday

According to Longsworth, there are no indications from secondary school teachers that they will be absent from work on Tuesday.  In the interest of high school students who will be [...]

Police Progressing Slowly in Trio Arson Case

It has been six weeks since five families were wiped out by a fire in a hidden corner of Trio village, Toledo District. The incident appears to be linked to [...]

1 of 2 Defendants Freed in Attempted Murder Case

A rookie cop and his friend were accused of the attempted murder of Nigel Castillo in July of this year after a shooting incident at a basketball court behind the [...]

Accused Robber Picked Up for Another Charge

Twenty-five-year-old Stanley Moore is back on remand at the Belize Central Prison tonight after being read two charges in connection with the attempted robbery of an elderly businessman on Wednesday [...]

Consultation on Multibeam and Seep Sea Survey Coming in January

Government is holding a public consultation on marine multi-beam and Sea Seep Survey. In a release issued today, the Ministry of Economic Development and Petroleum says that they, along with [...]