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Father and 3 Children Perish in Orange Walk Fire

There has been another tragic fire which has resulted in loss of life of several family members. In June, four members of the Nunez family perished in a fire in [...]

Coping Through a Tragic Loss

The fire at the corner of Progress and Cinderella Streets in Orange Walk has caused emotional distress. Five adults and seven children survived and have been left displaced. Today, counselors [...]

Fire Destroys Home in Belize City

Here in Belize City, a fire wiped out a family home in Belize City on Jane Usher Boulevard, but fortunately there was no loss of life.  The family of four, [...]

Missing San Pedro Man Turns Up Dead!

Almost two weeks after he disappeared, the decomposing body of Miguel Arroyo was discovered on an island near San Pedro. The twenty-three-year-old San Pedro fisherman headed to a store on [...]

Toddler Drowns in Vat

There was another tragic death. Sometime after six on Saturday, police were called out to the Krooman Lagoon area at the entrance on mile one and half on the George [...]

I.C.J. and the State of Public Emergency Resonate at Independence Day Ceremony

The official ceremonies on Independence Day took place in Belmopan. Since Prime Minister Dean Barrow was not available for the event and still in recovery, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber [...]

National Security Commanders Come Out in Support of the I.C.J.

The three arms of the Ministry of National Security have taken a collective position as it relates to the International Court of Justice.  Appearing in uniforms this morning on Open [...]

Resolving Matter at the I.C.J. Will Make Protecting Belize’s Sovereignty Easier

The Belize Defence and the Belize Coastguard are charged with protecting the sovereignty of Belize and its internal security.  The B.D.F. and the Coastguard are both active in the Sarstoon [...]

Shot to the Head, Harvey Trapp Fighting for His Life

A Santa Elena resident is tonight fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a shooting on Saturday night in Santa Elena. Harvey Trapp was shot in [...]

Shootout between Cops and Alleged Gunman

There was a shootout between police and a gunman in the vicinity of the Swing Bridge on Saturday morning just before five o’clock. A senior officer travelling along with a [...]

Another Shooting on Neal Pen Road

There was yet another shooting in the Neal’s Pen Road area of Belize City; the fourth in the past two weeks. But today, police say that the shooting of thirty-seven-year-old [...]

Police Corporal’s House Shot Up

On the twentieth night as Belizeans were in a celebratory mood, an attack was made on the San Joaquin house of a Corporal of Police attached to the Corozal Police [...]

Police Charge Man for Pier 1 Bar Brawl

One man has been charged in connection with the brawl at the Pier One Bar at Digi Park two weeks ago. That person is Dwayne Michael Leslie and not Wayne [...]

Carmelita Villager Becomes Victim of Fatal Hit and Run

Traffic accidents in the north, west and south claimed the lives of three persons. On Thursday night at about nine-thirty when Belizeans were getting ready to celebrate, a hit and [...]

62-Year-Old Killed in Hit and Run

There was also a fatal road traffic accident in southern Belize. It occurred in the village of Buena Vista on the Southern Highway and it was also a hit and [...]

Man Jumps from Bus to His Death

And in the west, there was a third victim of a traffic accident.  Carlos Jimenez, a twenty-four-year-old Honduran national, leapt to his death from a moving passenger bus on around [...]

PC Garcia Recovering After Pickup Truck Hit Him

While those road traffic incidents were fatal, a police officer is lucky to be alive after a speeding pickup truck hit him during a routine check point in the Red [...]

2 Guatemalans Nabbed with 40 Cases of Uncustomed Pesticide

Two Guatemalan nationals are in trouble with immigration tonight after they were detained over the weekend in the Calla Creek area in western Belize. Humberto Munroy and Ervin Garcia, both [...]

Suicide in Bella Vista?

This morning, shortly after nine, Intermediate Southern Formation officers were called to an apartment building in Bella Vista Village. There, they made a shocking discovery of a thirty-year-old man who [...]

Coastguard Officer Busted with Weed in Dangriga

A coastguard officer finds himself on the other side of the law tonight after he was arraigned today for the crime of possession of a controlled drug. Just before seven [...]

Son of UB President Remanded to Prison in the U.S. for Allegedly Attempting to Steal a Plane

Twenty-two-year-old Nishal Sankat, the son of the University of Belize President Clement Sankat, is being held in detention tonight in Orlando, Florida.  Late last week, the young Sankat attempted to [...]

Dean Russel Lindo is Laid to Rest

An official memorial service was held at Saint John’s Cathedral this afternoon for the late Dean Russel Lindo. Family, U.D.P. supporters, the Bar Association, as well as friends from all [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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