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Sherris Stringham is Found Dead; 3 Teens Charged with Her Murder

It was a crazy weekend in which the blood spilled across the city and elsewhere. As many as seven persons were murdered beginning on Friday in one of the most [...]

Sherris Stringham Died from Traumatic Asphyxia

The Hopkins community is stunned at the murder of Sherris Stringham, who by all accounts was well-liked in the village, where a memorial is being organized for later this week, [...]

Shakedi Baizar’s Killing is Gang Related

As we said there were six murders in less than thirty hours in the Old Capital. It began on Friday afternoon when Shakedi Baizar was gunned down in an alley [...]

Another Murder: Francis Pollard Gunned Down on Doris Brooks Crescent

Less than six hours after Shakedi Baizar was gunned down, a retaliatory murder occurred on Arlington Drive. Twenty-three-year-old Francis Pollard was shot several times while on Doris Books Crescent, a [...]

Delivery Man Shot and Killed on George Street

Victim number three, also on Friday night, was Daniel Lopez, a delivery man for Chon Saan Palace. The twenty-five-year-old was sent to deliver food at the corner of Basra and [...]

Independence Umpire Strangled to Death Inside Room at Belize City Guesthouse

Three murders on Friday and another three on Saturday. On Saturday morning, a guesthouse housekeeper found forty-year-old Allin Anthony Purtillo dead, covered by the hotel linen with his feet and [...]

Leroy Meighan is Gunned Down Near Home on Pelican Street

The unabated wave of gun violence over the weekend also claimed the life of a twenty-two-year-old resident of Pelican Street, who was shot and killed a short distance away from [...]

One Struggle Reaches Out to Grieving Mothers

In the wake of the violent weekend, grassroots organization One Struggle has been reaching out to grieving families in each of the affected neighborhoods.  Led by former city councilor Philip [...]

Orson Stephens is Murdered at Port Loyola Preschool

While processing the Pelican Street murder, fifteen minutes later, a school security guard was shot and killed while on duty. Orson Stephens was inside the Port Loyola preschool compound when [...]

Vildo Westby, Wanted for Murder of Felix Ayuso, is Handed over to Belize Police

Police confirmed today that Vildo Westby, wanted in the murder of Felix Ayuso, has been deported to Belize from Mexico. Westby was detained in Veracruz, Mexico in December 2017 for [...]

Fitzroy Yearwood Comes Under Attack. Was the Shooting Friendly Fire?

Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood is a former press officer of the police department. He is a well-known for being outspoken and at times for going against the grain of the department.  [...]

An Elderly Woman is Pepper Sprayed as GSU Faces Off with Ghost Town Residents

There was a confrontation between residents of the Mayflower Street area and the Gang Suppression Unit, which raised the temperature in the area. On Sunday night, a truck full of [...]

Ranchito Resident Dies in Accident in the North

There was further loss of life, but on the highways. A traffic accident in the north claimed the life of a young woman in the early hours of this morning. [...]

Seine Bight Man Perishes in RTA

Another fatal traffic accident claimed the life of sixty-two-year-old Seine Bight resident, Japhet Marin. On Saturday, sometime around nine-thirty in the morning, police were called out to an area between [...]

NEMO Coordinator Dies after Being Trampled by Racing Horse

A freak accident on Sunday ended in the death of Orange Walk Town resident Evelina Suliema Celiz. The thirty-six-year-old NEMO Coordinator was at a horse race event at San Felipe [...]

Sunday Afternoon Shooting Leaves Akeem Lopez Hospitalized

Three persons were injured in separate shootings over the weekend. Twenty-seven-year-old Akeem Lopez is not known to police for any gang or criminal activity, but on Sunday afternoon he was [...]

2 Men Shot in Ladyville

A shooting in Ladyville, also on Sunday, has left two persons hospitalized in a serious, but stable condition.  Police say they have no idea what motivated the shooting that targeted [...]

Elderly Man Robbed and Tied Up

Sixty-one-year-old James Bradley had a terrifying experience early on Saturday morning. Bradley was sleeping inside his house at mile twelve of the George Price Highway when he was awoken by [...]

BCVI Belmopan Office Burglarized

No one or organization is spared from the hands of criminals. Sometime over the weekend, the Belmopan Clinic of the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired was burglarized. When staff [...]

Jenny Lee Cruz is the New National Queen of the Bay

There is a new national Queen of the Bay to be crowed on the morning of September tenth. The title was clinched by Miss Belmopan, Jenny Lee Cruz, after her [...]

A Peek at the Winners of the 2018 Carnival King & Queen Competition

Even as the city recorded a bloody weekend, over on the north side, there were several festive events taking place; the Belikin Bash at the B.T.L. Park and the Carnival [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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