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Shocking Murder-Suicide at AAA Security

Two people were killed in a shooting that police had described as murder-suicide on Friday night. The shocking incident occurred inside the offices of AAA Security on the Philip Goldson [...]

Honduran Killed Without Warning in Belize City

There was more bloodshed in the city. Twenty-four hours after the murder-suicide at AAA Security, fifty-one-year-old Santos Miguel Bernardes was executed. The sanitary engineer was playing domino at his neighbor’s [...]

Aaron King Shot at Buttonwood Bay Party

As the weekend progressed, party goers at an event in Buttonwood Bay scattered in fear of their lives. Among the guests was Belize City resident Aaron King. One of two [...]

American-Model Grenade Strikes San Pedro Home

On the prime tourism island of San Pedro, residents in the area of San Mateo escaped grave injuries when a high explosive fragmentation grenade was thrown beneath the house of [...]

Ambergris at War?

Commander Jones says the fragmentation grenade sent shrapnel flying across a fifteen meter radius, shaking a number of houses in the immediate area of the blast.   Brig. Gen. David [...]

Chiding Chief Justice, Bar Association Awaits Overdue Judgments

Chief Justice of Belize Kenneth Benjamin has set a timeline to clear up the backlog of close to thirty overdue judgments on his desk. Reports to News Five are that [...]

Lawyers’ Group Hopes C.J. Will Keep His Word

But what is behind the situation? Is it simply that the Chief Justice, contending with a court operating on a slender thread of resources and facing an increasingly litigious society, [...]

Guats Strike at Sarstoon Eco-Challenge Participants

Over the weekend, Belizeans were harassed and turned back from traversing the Sarstoon River and circling the island during an organized canoe race at Belize’s southern boundary. The Belize Territorial [...]

B.T.V. Calls on Government to Intervene

This, of course, is not the first time that the B.T.V., or even the Belizean military and press including this station, have encountered Guatemalan military actively seeking to stop Belizeans [...]

More Shootings in Belize City; Suspect Sought for Scheffield Ysaguirre

Just after eight o’clock on Saturday night, some two hours before the execution of Santos Miguel Bernardes, several shots rang out near the corner of Pitter and Elston Kerr Streets, [...]

Police Look for Shooters of Joseph Ducey, Who Shot Back

There were a total of five shooting incidents over the weekend in which three persons were killed and three others remain in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

Sharon Frazer Takes Bench as Chief Magistrate

The Judicial and Legal Services Commission has appointed Sharon Fraser as the new Chief Magistrate effective September first, 2017. Magistrate Fraser is now tasked with the administration of the ten [...]

Williams Versus Vidal: Senior Cops Told to Calm Down Confrontation

On Friday, Senior Superintendent Marco Vidal was served with a letter from attorney Andrew Marshalleck on behalf of Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams.  Williams and Vidal are at odds [...]

Wasani Castro Avoids Charge after Apologizing to Police for Outburst

Another near brush with the law for Wasani Castro; he was picked up by police on Sunday at the ITVET compound where he was attending the annual expo.  According to [...]

No Conch Till October; Fisheries Seize Haul in Turneffe

The Fisheries Department and Belize Audubon Society carried out a joint operation Friday and Saturday which netted almost two thousand pounds of illegally harvested conch – of a market value [...]

Help Needed for Construction Worker Struck Down by Hit and Run Vehicle

There was a near fatal hit and run on Saturday near our offices on Coney Drive. A forty-seven-year-old construction worker was knocked off his bicycle by a driver, who never [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Ready to Go on DC Sugar Project

The long-awaited upgrade to the Tower Hill sugar factory is to get underway despite misgivings from a major corner of the industry. After a record-breaking crop year, and ahead of [...]

Fire Wipes Out Family on Sunflower Street

A fire in the city has left a family of four on Sunflower Street homeless. On Saturday night, two members of the family were at home when a fire erupted [...]

Orange Walk Housewife Vanishes

Have you seen Miriam Vasquez Alcoser? The forty-five-year-old resident of San Lazaro Village in Orange Walk has been missing since last week. Last Friday, Juan Alcoser told police that his [...]

Where Did Dangriga’s Shaun Bennett Go?

And a man is also missing in the south. Thirty-five-year-old Shaun Bennett left his home in the Wageirale Area in Dangriga on September sixth and hasn’t returned since. His common-law-wife [...]

Sports Monday’s Best from the Football Field

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