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Roy “Bullet” Craig, 76, Charged for Sexual Assault of Minor

Since last Thursday, there were reports circulating that vocal Belize City taxi man, Roy Craig, better known as ‘Bullet’ and ‘Street Vibes’ was in trouble with the law. Tonight Bullet [...]

2 Charged in Attempted Murder over Weekend

Gang violence isn’t letting up, despite the roundup of gang members across the Old Capital. Tonight, a fifty-six-year-old man is fighting for his life at the K.H.M.H. following broad daylight [...]

Detentions, But No Arrests in Recent Murders

Today, Leon Garcia was laid to rest in Belize City; he was the first murder victim for 2018. Heavy police presence was noted in the Saint Joseph Church area where [...]

Police Say Murder Count is 142

Full details are to come from the Police Department, but Belize’s rate of murders remains high. Official statistics from the Department as revealed by Minister of State Elodio Aragon Junior [...]

Police Minister Invites Written Communication with Opposition on Crime Problem

On the adjournment of the House of Representatives on Friday, Leader of the Opposition John Briceño gave a general address on the issue of crime, zeroing in on the murder [...]

George Street “Gaza” Threaten More Bloodshed

At first glance, it seems like just another night on the street in the Old Capital. A group of young men are hanging around and shooting the breeze. Except this [...]

Fire Leaves 7 Out of House and Home

Seven persons in the City are without a home tonight in the wake of a fire. Shortly before eight-thirty on Friday night, a blaze tore through the wooden home in [...]

New Year Begins for Supreme Court

An ecumenical church service gave way to the traditional opening of the Supreme Court this morning. Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin was joined by other judges, magistrates, attorneys and others in [...]

CJ’s Backlog to be Cleared by Mid-Year

So while the 2018 calendar is off to a solid start, what becomes of the unresolved cases from previous years for which the bar association brought pressure to bear on [...]

The Bell Tolls for Andrew Bennett; His Fate in Hands of Foreign Minister and Courts

Extradition proceedings against Andrew Bennett are set to commence as soon as Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington signs a sheaf of documents presented by Solicitor General Nigel Hawke, on behalf of [...]

Works Minister Says No License for Quarry Operation; Docs Say Differently

The Ministers of Works and Home Affairs were put on the spot in the House of Representatives on Friday by Stann Creek West area representative Rodwell Ferguson. Rene Montero was [...]

P.M. Says Rene Montero Not Covering for Tiger Aggregates or Belize Roadway Construction

Following the House meeting, Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources Dean Barrow appeared willing to lay all the blame on Tiger Aggregates. While he was not completely clear on [...]

2 Dead in Separate Road Accidents in North; in a Third, Policeman Gravely Injured

There were two road traffic accidents in the north, which claimed one life. Around two-forty on Saturday afternoon, police responded to an RTA on the Xaibe-Patchakan Road in Corozal. According [...]

Another Death and Injury in Separate Accidents in South

There were two separate road traffic accidents in the south and one claimed the life of a fifty-two-year-old Pomona villager. Andres Philip Diego Senior perished after he was knocked down [...]

Want to Go to Sarstoon? Sedi Says Be Careful

Like most viewers on Thursday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington was watching the news when he saw the report by the Belize Territorial Volunteers’ leader Wil Maheia. Maheia was [...]

U.K. Attorneys Counsel Gov’t Not to Amend Maritime Areas Act

Back in December former Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay demanded that current Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington clashed over the Maritime Areas Act. Courtenay asked Elrington to reveal which legal advisors he [...]

After Jerusalem Vote, P.M., F.M. Offer Counter to U.S.

The spectre of loss in aid from the United States hangs over Belize and other countries, one hundred and twenty-eight in total, who voted in favour of a United Nations [...]

It’s $3.9 Million for Caye Caulker Airstrip

The resurfacing of the Caye Caulker airstrip and additional improvements appears to be a done deal. From an initial seven-point-five million contract to Imer Hernandez Development Company Limited, the project [...]

Inspectors on the Way for UNCAC

The United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC, was all the chatter among the unions and government’s social partners in late 2016, following the eleven-day strike effected by the Belize National [...]

Kids and Fire are a Bad Mix

Just before the Christmas holiday we reported on a blaze at the barracks on Flamboyant Street that left two families without a roof over their head. The fire department reported [...]

Sports Monday Returns with Football and Cricket

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