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Shootout In Corozal! Armed Robbers Target Peseros at Northern Border

A brazen armed robbery at the northern border this morning led to a shootout between police and armed robbers. Five masked men, at least three who were armed, robbed seven [...]

Compol says that the Police will continue to pursue criminals

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams had good words to say about the bravery of the cops who responded to the shootout at the border. He praised their bravery and said [...]

Police may be Closing in on the Killer or Killers of Double Murder

The tragic double murder in Punta Gorda on Monday night still has that southern municipality in shock. Kevin Moro and Oscar Humes, who were lifelong friends, were shot and killed [...]

Two charged with attempted murder in PG

Police say that while they have made arrests and charged two men for the shooting that happened prior to the double murder on Monday in Punta Gorda, they have not [...]

Baby Zela Still Critical At K.H.M.H

Eighteen-month-old Zela Usher remains in a critical condition at the K.H.M.H. after receiving severe burns to fifty percent of her little body on Tuesday evening. Baby Zela was at home [...]

Baby Zela ‘Not Moving’, Says Mother

Doctors are giving Baby Zela a fifty percent chance of survival. According to Gamboa, baby Zela isn’t responding.   Aaronie Gamboa, Mother of Zela Usher “Right now she is a [...]

RECONDEV dismantles a home in Salvapan

A woman in Salvapan is without a roof over her head tonight. Nicolasa Cus, who lives in the community just on the outskirts of Belmopan, says that this morning personnel [...]

Belmopan City Council says, “It wasn’t me!”

Our effort to reach someone at the RECONDEV for comment was unsuccessful. We touched base with the Belmopan City Council and they told us that they didn’t know anything about [...]

Attorney General Lashes Out at PUP Over Vital Stats Video

The myriad of complaints on the way things run at the Vital Statistics are well-known.  Aside from the long lines and missing records, the issue of political interference has been [...]

A Belizean Motorist Perishes in RTA in Bacalar

Shortly after midday, a fatal traffic accident occurred near Bacalar, a popular spot across the northern border frequented by Belizeans. So far it is known that Belizean, Talmy Smith, was [...]

Robbery in the West!

There was a robbery in San Ignacio on Wednesday afternoon around one. Police say that two armed men held up a store and got away with an undisclosed quantity of [...]

La Popular Bakery on Wood Street Robbed

Twenty-seven-year-old Gildon Rivero and nineteen-year-old Delwin Lopez have been arrested and charged for an armed robbery which they allegedly committed on Monday night at La Popular bakery on Cemetery Road, [...]

Mentally Ill Inmate Freed After Nine Years in Prison

Thirty-three-year-old Luke McFadzean, a resident of Hattieville, was arrested and charged back in February 2010 with Attempt Murder and Use of Deadly Means of Harm, after being accused of striking [...]

Matthew Moore is Freed of Attempted Murder but Remains Locked Up

Well-known criminal figure Matthew Moore remains in lock down tonight though he was relieved of charges for the second time. In 2018, he was freed from a charge of murder [...]

Police Department offers trauma and stress management support to cops!

With all the crime and violence, cops need support, too – that’s what Commissioner Chester Williams echoed today.  He told the media that officers are exposed to violence everyday in [...]

The Soy Bean Industry is in Crisis in Little Belize

Little Belize is a small remote community populated by almost three thousand Mennonites. To get there you travel via Progresso Road in the Corozal District.  It is not often in [...]

FCD signs Declaration of Good Intent with Guatemalan Counterparts

Today, Friends for Conservation and Development signed a declaration of good intent to promote the protection, conservation, and restoration of natural eco systems that connect Belize and Guatemala. The initiative [...]

Council of Churches’ ICJ Support Receives Criticisms

On Tuesday the Belize Council of Churches came out in support of taking the Belize/Guatemala disputer for final resolution at the International Court of Justice. In a statement, the Council [...]

BPP Bun Fyah Pan Elections & Boundaries

The Belize Progressive Party is blasting the Elections and Boundaries Department for not including them as Referendum Monitors on April tenth. The department sent out a list on Tuesday inviting [...]

Corporal Punishment In Schools Is Illegal!

Corporal punishment is not only banned in all schools but it is an illegal act so the teacher who reportedly hit eight-year-old Anthony Adolphus committed a crime.  Anthony, a student [...]

BNTU Corrects Minister Faber’s Comments

Senator Elena Smith and General Secretary for the B.N.T.U. Keisha Young say that Education Minister Patrick Faber misspoke. In an interview aired on Wednesday, Minister Faber reportedly was speaking on [...]

National Trade Policy Launched

Today, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Commerce, launched the Policy which will be used to guide trade development for the next ten years. The 2019-2023 national plan has [...]

Trade touches all of our lives at different levels

We also spoke with the Directorate of Foreign Trade on this new plan. Director General Andy Sutherland says that they want buy in from the wider Belizean public because trade [...]