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Suspect held as Mark Vasquez, 53, stabbed dead in knife fight

As we head to the end of the year, the murder count keeps going up. The bloodbath started on Friday morning with the murder of Jaime Pelayo in Orange Walk.  [...]

Eighth cabbie dead in eight years in Belmopan; was Elvis Lopez, 69, lured by customer?

The capital city, Belmopan, according to our archives, has seen no less than eight cab drivers murdered between 2009 and 2017. While each circumstance is different, the coincidence is too [...]

Family devastated as student Victor Pau, 21, stabbed dead on roadside

In southern Belize, a twenty-one-year-old student was stabbed and killed in Independence Village. Several men attacked Victor Pau and stabbed him several times on Saturday night. His body was found [...]

Police know who killed O.W.’s Jaime Pelayo; his past did not come back to haunt him

As we reported, thirty-five-year-old Jaime Pelayo was gunned down in Orange Walk Town on Friday morning, as he stood outside of a nightclub conversing with two women. The shooting incident [...]

Developer’s past questioned; IAA stands by Jorge Jaen

Is the government in bed with a conman in the case of the multi-million dollar Basil Jones airstrip development project? The project is being spearheaded by the International Airport Alliance [...]

Fine coming in quarry blast; but who screwed up?

The Ministry of Natural Resources has been investigating procedures as it relates to the mining of aggregate for road works at the Santa Cruz quarry outside of Santa Elena Town, [...]

Nightclub stabbing leaves police on alert for hidden rivalries

There was further violence in the city aside from the murder and cocaine bust. A scuffle inside a popular nightclub in Belize City ended with stab wounds being inflicted on [...]

Sanitation worker turns on colleague in vicious chopping

A sanitation worker is another victim of violence. This morning forty-year-old Michael Tesecum was inside a parked bus when another worker chopped him twice to the head with a machete. [...]

Police ‘sting’ two in Buttonwood Bay coke bust

A carefully orchestrated sting operation has proven successful for the Belize Police Department as they were able to arrest a pair of Belize City men who were in possession of [...]

Dion Bruce sent back to Court of Appeal in extradition hearing

Dion Bruce is accused of shooting Aaron Carter to death in July of 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.  In 2014, then-Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith ordered his extradition to face a [...]

Attorney says accused murderer may be moving closer to freedom

After the extradition was ordered and the direct appeal to the Supreme Court by means of habeas corpus was denied as well as an application for judicial review of the [...]

Witness turns murder case on its head; Keyron Johnson free after six years

In the courts, Keyron Johnson was freed of the murder of eighteen-year-old Christopher Jorgensen that happened back in April 2012.  Johnson was the main suspect and was first charged with [...]

Elderly bicyclist struck down in Ladyville

There were two traffic fatalities over the weekend; first, sixty-four-year-old Efrain Alfaro was knocked down and killed around two-thirty on Saturday morning. The Honduran national of  Franks Eddy Village was [...]

Unitedville motorcyclist crushed by Wingle in Camalote

Another road traffic accident happened later that Saturday but this time on the George Price Highway.  Thirty-nine-year-old  Leonte Flores of Unitedville lost his life  around six o’clock in the evening [...]

Bottles and words thrown, but hysteria marred ending of Christmas parade

Love FM’s annual Christmas parade ended in mayhem on Saturday evening when the procession of lights and revelers rounded the corner into Albert Street in the Old Capital. That’s because [...]

Citco’s 12 Days of Christmas Wraps Up at KHMH

We have been reporting on the Belize City Council’s twelve days of Christmas. The Mayor, Councilors and staff have been going across the city spreading cheer – giving gifts, sharing [...]

Hardwood and football pitch heroes shine on Sports Monday

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