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Extraditions Proceedings against Attorney Andrew Bennett Begin before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer

One hundred thousand dollars, plus one surety of the same amount; that’s the cost of Andrew Bennett’s freedom after appearing before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer this morning as extradition proceedings [...]

Andrew Bennett Arraigned and Released on Bail

In his submission, Sylvester made the point that Bennett was not a flight risk and had to prove to the court that his client would not abscond should he be [...]

SolGen Explains Objection to Bail for Andrew Bennett

Representing the United States government in the matter is Solicitor General Nigel Hawke.  In court, the SolGen did not offer much, save for an objection to bail as more of [...]

Should Andrew Bennett’s Right to Practice Law Be Taken Away?

Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, who signed off on the bundle of documents presented to him on January tenth, also weighed in on Bennett’s dilemma as an embattled attorney. Elrington says [...]

Dr. Errol Elrington’s Fugitive Status

Errol Elrington, he is the sibling of Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington who fled to Belize in 2014 as a fugitive of the United States.  The doctor is being sought by [...]

U.S. Government Suspends Temporary Work Visas to Belizeans

On the heels of a vote at the United Nation’s by Belize against the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, Belize is among three countries removed from the [...]

Murder in the City: Quency Gentle Killed as He Headed Home

Shots rang out again on Wednesday night in an area of the city where gang-related violence has erupted. Twenty-eight-year-old Quency Gentle was two blocks away from his Wilson Street house [...]

Police Await Toxicology Report in Death of Joselin Dominguez

Investigations are also ongoing in the death of twenty-one-year-old Joselin Dominguez. A post-mortem conducted on her body was inconclusive. Police have ordered a toxicology report to determine the cause of [...]

What Were the Kaibiles Doing at the Western Border?

On Tuesday night at the western border crossing in Benque Viejo, a fifty-second surveillance footage from inside the Customs area of the Belize offices, captures three Guatemalan soldiers dressed in [...]

Guat Reporter Claims He Was Assaulted by Belizean Authorities

As we said, Escobar Lopez is a reporter attached to Prensa Libre and Guatevision in Peten, Flores.  He claims he was assaulted by a police officer after being spotted at [...]

DNA Test Confirms Burnt Remains Are of Pamela Lino

In May 2017, the burnt remains of a body were discovered in a vehicle in the Gracie Rock area, Belize District. After the discovery, it was widely believed that the [...]

1 Person Detained for Murder of Alfredo Cowo

Police have one suspect in custody for the murder of Alfredo Cowo. The San Pedro man was killed shortly after mid-night on Sunday as he hung out with his girlfriend [...]

Andy Rhaburn Still at Large

We reported on the matricide that happened in Carmelita, Orange Walk on Tuesday morning. Twenty-five-year-old Andy Rhaburn used a crowbar to hit his mother, fifty-four-year-old Braulia Pech on the head. [...]

Sedi on President Trump’s Classification of Shithole Countries

U.S. President Donald Trump last week created a firestorm when he made disparaging remarks about small and developing nations and countries such as Haiti, El Salvador and others in Africa [...]

Why Wasn’t PC Tevin Aranda Tested To See If He Was Intoxicated?

PC Tevin Aranda was charged with manslaughter for the killing of Mario Vernon this past weekend. The Punta Gorda community is crying foul; they say that charge should have been [...]

Police Continue to Follow Leads on Mark Pollard’s Whereabouts

We’ve been reporting on the case of missing man Mark Pollard since last year. There are several reports that Pollard has been killed and his body dumped, but so far [...]

Is the Police Doing Enough to Find Jamal Humes?

Jamal Humes is another missing man we’ve been reporting on since December twenty-seventh. Earlier this week, the family said the police was doing enough. ASP Alejandro Cowo said today that [...]

Who Targeted Justin Stephens on Monday Night?

Twenty-three-year-old Justin Stephens was shot on Monday night and police are now looking for one person to question. Stephens was shot at the corner of Dolphin Street and Cemetery Road [...]

Police Look for 1 Person in Cattouse, Revers Shooting

Police say they are looking for one person in connection with the shooting of Damion Cattouse and Carolyn Revers. The couple was shot on Tuesday night while they were on [...]

Opening of the 2018 NEBL Season: Belize Hurricanes Prepare

This Friday night at the Belize Elementary School Gymnasium in Belize City, the National Elite Basketball League semi-pro season officially opens with a matchup between Smart Belize Hurricanes and the [...]

Healthy Living Prepares for the Upcoming Flu Season

U.S. news outlets have been reporting a severe flu epidemic that has swept across the United States for over a week of. In comparison to last flu season, the U.S. [...]