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Bangladeshi Businessman Murdered at Home

A Bangladeshi national who operates a small business was strangled to death over the weekend. This afternoon police confirmed the cause of death after the nude body of Abdush Salam [...]

Who Shot Raheem Bodden and Why?

But there was other violence over the weekend in Belize City. On Friday night on Raccoon Street Extension, several blocks away from the Eastern Division South headquarters. In the cover [...]

Ramon Cervantes Says P.M. Can’t Prove “Threat” Accusation

Three years ago this week, the Cervantes family of Orange Walk Town was plunged into a personal and political nightmare. Personal, because of losing their patriarch, Ramon Cervantes Senior, to [...]

Civil, Criminal Cases Dragging; Police Non-Cooperative

Orange Walk Police were not available for comment today. Meanwhile, twenty-two-year-old Noe Gonzalez, nineteen year old Angel Cardenas and twenty-eight-year-old Mateo Pott are charged with the murders of Ramon Cervantes [...]

Letson Broaster Drowns in swollen Macal at Branch Mouth

Thirty-one-year-old Letson Broaster was missing since last Wednesday but over the weekend his body was retrieved from the Macal River, in the area of Branch Mouth in the Cayo District. [...]

Oil Spills Into Guatemala’s Sarstoon

There are reports coming out of Guatemala that there has been an oil spill in the Sarstoon River.  The tributary originates in Guatemala and forms the southernmost border with Belize.  [...]

Was Richard Garcia Death “Accidental” or Result of Poor Training? House Debates

Corozal Southeast area representative Florencio Marin Junior rose on the House adjournment on Friday after colleague Julius Espat’s urgent plea regarding crime in his Cayo South. In Marin Junior’s constituency, [...]

Erwin Santos Named as Suspect in Cayo Murders

Police have issued a warrant for the arrested of one Erwin Dail Santos, also known as Toluck, in connection with two recent murders in the west. Twenty-four year old Santos, [...]

1 Year Later, Are Found Bones the Remainder of Pastor Lue?

Are the skeletal remains found on William ‘Danny’ Mason’s sprawling property near La Democracia Village the bones of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas?  That’s what court prosecutors are trying to confirm.  This [...]

Holy Emmanuel Fire Claims Woman’s Goods

A woman claims that a family dispute that started out with threats has gone too far. She alleges it has resulted in arson that wiped out her home on Sunday [...]

Speaker Refuses Congratulations for Voting Against ‘Yellow Man’

Sergeant-At-Arms Brian “Yellow Man” Audinett was back at his post during Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, having avoided being fired after assaulting several journalists a few weeks ago [...]

Minister Faber Says No Education Subsidy Cut

There are reports that the Barrow administration is cutting a ten thousand dollar education subsidy per constituency, according to members of the Opposition People’s United Party. The matter was raised [...]

Zoning Battle Continues; P.M., Local Government Await Regulations

The House of Representatives also dealt with the issue of the recent pitched battle about noise and other lifestyle issues as a result of concerts and other activities in the [...]

CDB Loans for Placencia Sewer System

Seven bills were brought back for second reading from the last session held on May twelfth. An eighth, the Trade Licensing Bill, was deferred to the next session. A new [...]

Toledo Residents Wish Rain Would Go Away After Wet Weekend

Tonight, some villages remain under water in southern Belize. Since five o’clock on Sunday morning, NEMO Toledo was activated because several villages were flooding and portions of the highway were [...]

Quartet Charged for 60 Pounds of Weed

The illegal marijuana trade continues to flourish, as the prohibited substance remains the recreational drug of choice for a number of Belizeans.  Local demand for weed has led to a [...]

Burrell Boom Pastor in Court for “Weed” Suitcase

The lucrative business, though very much unlawful, has seemingly expanded to include church ministers turned drug traffickers as well.  On Friday evening, forty-five-year-old Mark Humes, a pastor of Burrell Boom [...]

San Pedro Residents Demand Justice for Murdered Felix Ayuso Jr.

Around eleven a.m. on Sunday, residents gathered at the Central Park in San Pedro for the Justice for Felix March, which took the gathering through the streets of the town. [...]

Sports Monday – James Adderley with the Weekend Stats

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of weekend sporting activities….]