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Asian Family Held Hostage by Trio of Armed Robbers on Mahogany Street

An armed robbery turned into a dangerous hostage situation on Sunday night.  Three armed thieves broke into a store on Mahogany Street in Belize City.  Seven Days Shop is located [...]

GSU Mandate to be Expanded Following Hostage Situation on the Mahogany

The lengthy standoff between three armed bandits and officers from the Belize Police Department has prompted ComPol Chester Williams to carefully consider the leadership, as well as the role of [...]

Belize City Man Shot 5 Times in the Face

A Belize City man was brutally murdered over the weekend. The body of twenty-nine-year-old Jose Manuel Ayala was found with five gunshot wounds to the face in the wee hours [...]

Watchman Murdered on Mapp Caye; 2 Others Missing

The eighth murder for the New Year was recorded today. Police say a watchman is dead and two others are missing from Mapp Caye. While his name has not been [...]

15-Year-Old Roaring Creek Resident Survives Attack; Aaron Hyde Charged

A fifteen-year-old youth is in a coma tonight after surviving a horrible ordeal. The teenager, Jamil Reyes, was socializing with friends in Roaring Creek when he came under a vicious [...]

Former Foreign Affairs Ministers Did Not Want ‘Sedi’ in on I.C.J. Declaration Event

Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington on Wednesday sat front row and center, observing five former Foreign Affairs Ministers sign a declaration expressing their firm support to take Guatemala’s claim to [...]

The Supreme Court Rings in the 2019 Legal Year

The 2019 sitting of the Supreme Court opened this morning with the fanfare that traditionally accompanies the event.  The address on the administration of justice was delivered by Foreign Minister [...]

Honduran National Charged for Police Corporal’s Murder

Twenty-five-year-old Honduran national Josue Danilo Villatoro Amado was transported from San Pedro to Belize City and arraigned for the murder of Corporal Alfonso Guy.  This afternoon, Villatoro, who is a [...]

Belize City Stabbing Victim Recovering at K.H.M.H.

Last Friday, we reported on the stabbing that left forty-three-year-old cab driver Stephen Leiva hospitalized. He was stabbed outside of his room near the Bel China Bridge in the early [...]

Fire Guts House in Ladyville; was it Arson?

A fire has left one man without a house in Ladyville Village. The thirty by thirty wooden structure and all its contents were wiped out by the time fire officials [...]

Wilfred Elrington Finds Comfort among Former Foreign Affairs Ministers

The I.C.J. remains a hot-button issue. On Wednesday, the only ex-Foreign Affairs Minister who did not sign the I.C.J. Declaration was Senator Eamon Courtenay. That’s because he chose not to [...]

Elrington: I.C.J. Referendum is for Belizeans Living in the Country

According to Eamon Courtenay, certain conditions must and should have been fulfilled before Belizeans go to the polls on April tenth. He says that the legal opinion on the I.C.J. [...]

Minister Elrington Says “The poll is not really relevant”

The media also asked Minister Wilfred Elrington about a recent telephone poll conducted by regarding the I.C.J. Referendum. According to the poll, there is an increasing number of voters [...]

EMT Loses Life in RTA on Southern Highway

An emergency medical technician is dead following an accident between miles ten and eleven on the Southern Highway sometime early this morning. Police say Khalil Reyes was along with his [...]

Father and Daughter Knocked Down in Cotton Tree Hit & Run

There was a near fatal traffic accident on the George Price Highway in Cotton Tree Village, Cayo District. Ezekial Ortega was travelling on a motorcycle with his eighteen-year-old step-daughter, Lillian [...]

Man Chops Up Uncle in Valley of Peace

A chopping in Valley of Peace last Friday night has left one man without three of his fingers and with chop wounds to the back.  Police were called out to [...]

4-Year-Old Boy Bitten by Dog is Hospitalized

A four-year-old baby boy is hospitalized after he was bitten by a dog in the Lake Independence area.  Police say that on Sunday around three in the afternoon, Ellis Ortiz [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister Comments on ‘Narco-Cattle Ranching’

Friends for Conservation and Development has been documenting threats within the Chiquibul Forest for eleven years. Those threats include illegal logging, poaching, and gold panning, which was the biggest threat [...]

Sportscaster James Adderley and the Weekend Stats

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