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Still No Answers in Murder of Jermaine Hyde

The shooting death of thirty-six-year-old Jermaine Curtis Hyde remains an open case for the Belize Police Department whose investigators have made little progress in delving into his murder.  Onion, as [...]

California Belizean “Dreamer” Gets Invite to Trump’s State of the Union Address

U.S. President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address tonight in Washington. Marking the first year of his presidency, he will deliver the speech at the [...]

Sedi in Washington Too – Will Meet with O.A.S., Guats on Wednesday

While Denea Joseph will sit tonight at the State of the Union, Foreign Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington is also in Washington, D.C., but for a meeting of the Permanent Council [...]

7 Years Later, Former CLICO Policyholders Take Case to C.C.J.

In August of 2009, the local portfolio of the former Colonial Life Insurance Company (CLICO) was handed over to RF&G Insurance, completing the demise of the company which had sustained [...]

G.O.B. Blamed, but Legislation Provides Immunity

The total liability at the time of the CLICO shutdown was about four million dollars, but the Government is not inclined to pay as the claimants are asking them to. [...]

Man Charged for Chinese Grocery Shop Robbery

Also in the Magistrate’s Court, twenty-two-year-old Joshua Smith of East Collet Canal was read charges of robbery with a firearm for an attack on a Chinese grocery on the opposite [...]

Guat Fishers Held for Plundering Port Honduras Reserve

Two Guatemalan fishermen remain in detention tonight after they were fined in the Punta Gorda Magistrate’s Court over seven thousand dollars for illegally fishing in the Port Honduras Marine Reserve. [...]

Jahleel Lamb is Doing the Right Thing

Another high-schooler was recognized with the ‘Du Di Rait Ting’ award today in Belize City. Eighteen-year-old Jaheel Lamb was a student who misbehaved growing up.  But when he decided to [...]

Belmopan Cops Prison Visit Scares Kids Straight

Today Belmopan police took twenty youth from the capital to the Kolbe Foundation-managed Central Prison at Hattieville, though it was to prevent future crime, not punish offenders. The Officer Commanding [...]

Municipal Campaign Trail: Squaring Off in Benque

At the age of twenty-two, he is thrusting himself into electoral politics to serve his people. This ambitious young man, Cristian Castellanos is attempting to topple a seasoned and trusted [...]

Can the Blues Upset Incumbent in Dangriga?

On Monday, we gave you a brief look at the two mayoral candidates for Dangriga. U.D.P.’s Francis Humphreys is the incumbent, a well-known figure in the town having served as [...]

Ex’s Jealous Rage Takes Out Gavin Palmerston in Ladyville

There were three murders over the weekend, one in Ladyville, another in Belize City and the third occurred this morning in Dangriga. We start tonight’s newscast with the stabbing murder [...]

Who Wanted Jermaine “Onion” Hyde Dead?

A Hattieville resident was the second murder victim for the weekend. Jermaine Hyde aka “Onion’’ was executed on Saturday morning here in the city. Hyde was last seen alive in [...]

San Pedrano Artist Chopped to Death in Dangriga

In Dangriga early this morning, an artist from San Pedro was found dead. Miguel Angel Guerrero was chopped to the neck and left to die on the street near the [...]

P.G. Residents Take to the Streets to Protest Mario Vernon Case

On Saturday morning in Punta Gorda, despite inclement weather, residents, including family and friends of Mario Vernon Junior took the streets to protest his killing.  The twenty-four-year-old grandson of Leela [...]

Death Reported on Boom-Hattieville Road

This evening, there was loss of life on the Burrell Boom Circuit. The details we have gathered so far are that just before five p.m. today, a Toyota Rav-Four SUV [...]

The Tragic Loss of Sosphie Reyes in Teakettle

A two-year-old girl is dead after a relative driving a vehicle accidentally knocked her down on Saturday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Elba Cruz was driving up the street to another relative’s home [...]

3 Charged for Paul Jex Murder

For security reasons, the three men accused of killing Jamaal Paul Jex last Tuesday on Ambergris Caye were brought to Belize City for arraignment. Nineteen-year-old Nelson Paguada and a fifteen-year-old [...]

Search for Simon Velasquez’s Killer Continues

But following the murder of Jex, several persons were detained for questioning. One of the detainees was Simon Velasquez, who was murdered two days later on Plues Street in Belize [...]

2 More to Join William Godoy in Alfredo Cowo Murder

William Godoy is accused of murder, following the shooting death of twenty-eight-year-old Alfredo Cowo in San Pedro on January sixteenth.  Despite having been charged and placed on remand at the [...]

Man Chopped, Robbed in South Stann Creek

One man remains hospitalized after being chopped multiple times on Saturday night in South Stann Creek.  The incident took place just outside of Independence Village where the victim was reportedly [...]

Gunman Targets Edgar Flores near Complex

Thirty-three-year-old Edgar Flores is listed in critical condition at the K.H.M.H., after being shot in the right side of his face on Sunday night.  The incident happened on Jones Street, [...]

Police Officers Cleared in Attack of City Resident a Year Ago

Brother police officers twenty-eight-year-old Kenrick and twenty-four-year-old Akeem Gamboa saw charges of grievous harm against them dropped today in Magistrate’s Court. Exactly one year ago, twenty-year-old Michael Crawford, a security [...]

Be on the Lookout for Measles

In health news, Belize has not seen a case of measles since 1991. But there is a general alert out tonight from the Ministry of Health after the highly infectious [...]

Ex-Diplomat Andy Wigmore Busted for Expired Diplomatic Vehicle Plates

A British-Belizean dual national who formerly held diplomatic status for Belize was pulled over by cops in London on January nineteenth. He was cited for using illegal diplomatic license plates [...]