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Gunshots in Gungulung Leaves Michael Gladden Clinging to Life

An attempt on the life of a thirty-year-old has signs that gang warfare is flaring up in the city. Michael Gladden is hospitalized after six bullets hit him on Wednesday [...]

Still No Arrests in Botched Attempt on Marcus Zelaya’s Life

Gladden was shot on Wednesday night, but previous to that shooting, in the same area, twenty-one-year-old Marcus Zelaya was targeted. Investigators are looking if there is any connection between the [...]

Jordy’s Killer Remains on the Loose

In Punta Gorda tonight, the police remain on alert following the murder of Jordy Flores. The thirty-year-old was executed on Tuesday evening by a hit man who went to his [...]

Machete Madman Surrenders to Chester Williams and is Charged for Murder

Police have been able to crack the murder of Elmer Salazar. On Wednesday, fifty-four-year-old Efrain Beltran Martinez surrendered himself to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, after being wanted for the [...]

Toledo Resident to Stand Trial for Manslaughter of Bangladeshi National

Twenty-four-year-old Juan Roberto Choc will stand trial in the April 2019 session of the Supreme Court. Choc, however, will be tried for manslaughter and not murder involving Bangladeshi national, Abdush [...]

Hattieville Man Jailed for Alleged Rape of 15 year-old Girl

A twenty-one-year-old man was arraigned in court today for allegedly raping a fifteen-year-old school girl. Lawrence Jamie McNab, an unemployed man of Hattieville Village, appeared unrepresented before Magistrate Emmerson Banner [...]

Details of the P.S.U.’s Attempts to Recover the Hilltop Property

The Public Service Union continues to grapple with the sale of its hilltop headquarters in Belmopan. The land and structure were sold off secretly to a Chinese businessman last October [...]

U.D.P.’s OJ Elrington Blames Mischief Makers

A land dispute in Belama Phase Four is heating up and escalating into a political battle between the P.U.P. Area Representative Francis Fonseca and U.D.P. Standard Bearer Orson ‘OJ’ Elrington. [...]

P.U.P.’s Francis Fonseca Says ‘Don’t Cry Wolf’

P.U.P. Area Representative for the division, Francis Fonseca, was also in the area this evening. According to Fonseca, the residents told him of the matter about two weeks ago and [...]

SIB’s CPI and External Trade for December 2018

The Statistical Institute of Belize issued its Price Consumer Index and External Trade bulletins. The reports outline the cost of goods and services, as well as imports and exports in [...]

Meet the New Members of the Belize Memory of the World Committee

The Belize National Commission for UNESCO last week appointed new serving members of the Belize World Heritage Advisory Committee. Fast track to this past Wednesday and the members of the [...]

A Candlelight Vigil for Slain Businessman

Five days ago, Belize City businessman Michael Williams was executed in the old Capital. The son of the famous Marie Sharp was the general manager of her wholesale office here [...]

Cause of Fire at B.A.L. Still Not Established

Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire that destroyed the processing plant at the Belize Aquaculture Limited on the Placencia Road. The fire broke out on Monday [...]

Muffles College Teacher Battling Termination Following Leaked Nude Pictures

The fate of a Muffles College teacher is in limbo tonight following the dissemination of her nude pictures in December 2018.  It appears that the pictures were leaked, without her [...]

Healthy Living: Gall Stones, a Common Condition among Women

There is a common condition, mostly among women, that can go undetected.  It is treatable with minor surgery, but when it is undiagnosed, it can lead to serious complications. Stones [...]

Veinte is Executed Hours after being Discharged from PG Hospital

The life of thirty-year-old Jordy Flores was cut short on Tuesday night in his own back yard. He had survived two previous attempts, but the third proved fatal. Punta Gorda [...]

Efrain Beltran is Arrested for the Chopping Death of Guatemalan Laborer

A suspect in the gruesome machete murder of Guatemalan labourer Elmer Salazar has been arrested.  The apprehension of Efrain Beltran earlier today comes after he allegedly chopped Salazar to death [...]

ComPol Chester Williams Says Detention Cell to be Renovated

The deplorable and filthy conditions of the holding cells at the Queen Street Police Station have shocked many. The images show the deteriorating detention cells and the unsanitary restroom conditions, [...]

ComPol Explains Darrel Usher’s Lock-Up Situation

The images were circulated on Facebook by Police Corporal Darrel Usher, who is on interdiction. Now, Usher and his brother spent more than forty hours inside the holding cell, also [...]

B.A.L. Fire Still Being Investigating

The National Fire Service continues to investigate the fire that broke out at Belize Aquaculture Limited near Placencia on Monday evening. We understand fire officials are still on the scene [...]

A Near Showdown for Belama Phase Four Lands

Several families in Belama Phase Four were ordered, via letters on Monday, to vacate their houses.  Earlier in the month, the residents of this area were told that they were [...]

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Meets with PM Barrow

Mexico’s former President, Vicente Fox, was on a brief visit today. Fox’s visit was unannounced, but the government offered him courtesies. A very short release says the fifty-fifth president met [...]

Seashore Property Dispute Goes to Court

Businessman Dion Zabaneh and his mother Primrose Gabourel were arraigned this morning for four charges for non-compliance with the Environmental Protection Act. For the past three weeks, a Buttonwood Bay [...]

Bert Vasquez to Defend Himself in Appeal Hearing

In the Court of Appeal today, convicted sex offender Bert Vasquez appeared to appeal his November 2018 attempted rape conviction. Vasquez sought and was granted permission for his case to [...]

ComPol’s Office Reopens in the City

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says he wants to rebuild the trust with the public. He is going about that by opening up his doors to members of the public, [...]