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David Doehm, ‘Tired of Life,’ Found Dead in Princess Hotel Room

There have been nine deaths reported across the country in the span of one week. But the last twenty-four hours have been especially bloody, with four deaths reported – two [...]

Canadian Gabriel Buchnia Shot Dead in Corozal

Up north in Corozal, a bloody murder took place in the quiet community of Chula Vista, smacked between Altamira and Paraiso Villages on Wednesday night. The heavy rains and thunderstorm [...]

Welcome Resource Center Reports Attacks on Homeless as Michael Garbutt Murdered

A homeless man was murdered in Belize City. He was found lying dead in the San Cas Plaza parking lot in Belize City. He has been identified as sixty-year-old Michael [...]

Administrator Warns Leave the Homeless Alone

Garbutt lived on the streets and that made him vulnerable – like all others who use bus stops, streets and other public spaces for shelter. Joyce Ellis of the Welcome [...]

In Cayo, Cotton Tree Man Stabbed and Dumped in River

There is another murder to report out west. Thirty-three year old Isau Perez of Cotton Tree, Cayo, was discovered dead and floating in the Belize River. The body was located [...]

Gas Prices Brings Protestors to Battlefield

Organizers of today’s protest march concerning record high gas prices worried as much about the turnout as the changeable weather. Despite weeks of public angst, there was still a fear [...]

How Mennonites Are Avoiding High Prices in West

During this morning’s protest on gas prices in Belize City, political leader of the Belize Progressive Party Patrick Rogers alerted us to a novel way that Mennonites in the West [...]

Turtle Inn Burns in Placencia

A well-known resort on the Placencia Peninsula suffered a huge blow this afternoon after a massive fire gutted a large portion of Turtle Inn Resort. The beachside hideaway property was [...]

Guat Caught with Smuggled Belize Cigarettes

A Guatemalan national has been busted with a large quantity of contraband cigarettes.  According to reports in the Guatemalan media, the cigarettes found their way into Melchor de Mencos from [...]

Edwin Castillo Convicted for Yo Creek Murder

In the Orange Walk Supreme Court before Justice Herbert Lord, Edwin Castillo was convicted for the murder of his friend Javier Ack. The incident occurred back in mid-June 2012 in [...]

Jail Catches Accused Over Old Drug Fine

Forty-two-year-old Ruben “Bird’’ Heredia is in trouble with the law for a fine of ten thousand dollars which he neglected to pay by July thirty-first for a conviction of drug [...]

Police Begin Review of O.W. ‘Riot’

The Police Department has promised a review of the incident on September sixth at Tower Hill in Orange Walk. Supporters of the People’s United Party, having rallied in downtown Orange [...]

T.S. Nate Drops Rain; Kills 22 in Costa Rica

Tropical Storm Nate has killed twenty-two people in neighboring Costa Rica and Nicaragua and up to news time, fifteen more Costa Ricans remain missing due to the passage of the [...]

Police Award 7 in Belmopan

As much as the Police Department dislikes the focus on the bad apples in its regime, it much more greatly enjoys promoting and praising those who have done well in [...]

A New Way Forward for Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed annually on the first of October. It is a day to acknowledge, honor and re-commit support to a vulnerable population around the [...]

New Tree Grows in Bladen Reserve

There is some interesting news from southern Belize where a new species of tree has been discovered in the forests. The species is Parasenegalia lundellii which was discovered by plant [...]

Improving Labels on Prepackaged Foods

The Bureau of Standards is hosting consultations with producers and manufacturers of prepackaged foods. The aim is to get the labeling on prepackaged goods up to industry established minimum required [...]

Healthy Living Assesses ‘Pink Eye’ Outbreak

September may have been the month of celebration, but this year it was also the beginning of a rapidly spreading conjunctivitis or pink eye epidemic. The latest information from the [...]