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Another Drug Plane Lands in Barranco; 1 Officer Detained

The most recent suspected drug plane landing was in southern Belize. Previous landings were occurring frequently up north where the narco-traffickers were generally outsmarting police in their modus operandi. The [...]

Ernie Miranda is Stabbed and Killed Behind Sadie Vernon

There have been two more murder victims this week, which brings the murder count so far in 2018 to one hundred and forty-two. That is dead even with the total [...]

A Suicide Attempt Ends with a House Fire on Cleghorn Street

Eleven persons who occupied a two storey building on Cleghorn Street, Belize City, are left to pick up the pieces just before the Christmas. This morning one of the tenants [...]

Fire Department Says Cleghorn Street Blaze was Deliberately Set

Station Manager Orin Smith provided details of the firefighting effort to extinguish the blaze, however, he was not able to confirm the suggestion that the tenant who started the fire [...]

Police Provide Details on the Slaying of One of Their Own

Police Constable Modesto Cucul lost his life on Thursday morning when he was ambushed by a pair of gunmen who opened fire on him and his common-law while they were [...]

Belizeans Prepare for Christmas 2018

Its four days until Christmas and people are busy with their preparations for their own version of a Christmas dinner. Downtown Belize City was extra busy today with shoppers from [...]

Golden Tree Reopens

Golden Tree, the newly renovated hotel here on Coney Drive, is back in business. Earlier this week, the Belize Tourism Board closed it down for infractions to hotel regulations contained [...]

B.N.T.U. Calls Managements the Grinch who Stole Christmas

The Belize National Teachers Union is calling some school managements the “Grinch who stole Christmas.”  The powerful union fired off a press statement this evening in which it expresses its [...]

Price for Regular Gasoline Reduces

There is good news for motorists tonight. The price per gallon of regular fuel is expected to decrease at midnight tonight. The price will go down by thirty-five cents, from [...]

Iverson Neal’s Family Appeals to the Public to Help Find Him

The family of missing man Iverson Neal says that, contrary to police reports, they fear he is dead. Today family members told the media that they don’t believe the twenty-three-year-old [...]

A Guided Search for Anisha Young

As Christmas Day approaches, the family of Anisha Young grows more resolute in locating her. The young woman has been missing for almost two weeks now and there has been [...]

Rum Popo – a Recipe Tested by Generations for 55 Years

The Christmas holiday in Belize is synonymous with family get-togethers. And at the heart of the celebrations are the delicacies like the ham, Christmas cakes and the rum popo. To [...]

President Jimmy Morales Orders CICIG Agents to Leave Guatemala

On Tuesday, Guatemala announced that they have withdrawn diplomatic immunity from eleven officials who have investigated alleged corruption, including cases involving the son and brother of President Jimmy Morales. Morales [...]

U.S. Senator Says Moscow Exerting Pressure in Latin American

President Morales is accusing the CICIG of violating the presumption of innocence of those it has investigated. By refusing to renew its mandate earlier this year, the president effectively gave [...]

$13,000 in Shopping Spree at Courts

The Christmas season for the family of Marjorie Carter just got a lot better. This morning, the Belize City resident cheerfully picked up ten thousand dollars worth of prizes from [...]

A Christmas Party for the Mentally Ill

This morning, Welcome Resource Center held its annual Christmas party for its many guests.  The partygoers included the homeless, the mentally ill, as well as the elderly.  This year, the [...]

Belizean-American Kendis Gibson Says Goodbye to ABC World News Now

Kendis Gibson is one of the Belizeans who have moved up the ranks in U.S. networks. This morning, the forty-year-old announced to his viewers that he is leaving ABC World [...]