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A Tiff between Shyne and Bradley Roe Lands on the ComPol’s Desk

Tonight, businessman Bradley Roe and Music Ambassador Shyne Barrow are making headlines, following an incident on the night of May eleventh during which Shyne was physically assaulted by the Ladyville [...]

Sailboat “Shambella” Grounded on the Belize Barrier Reef

Two U.S. nationals were rescued on Thursday night after their forty foot sailboat “Shambella” grounded on the Belize Barrier Reef. At around eighty thirty pm, the Belize Coast Guard received [...]

2 U.S. Nationals Rescued by Coast Guard Officers

According to Lieutenant Soberanis, the couple was making their way from Cuba to Rio Dulce in Guatemala. Soberanis says that the captain of the vessel is currently detained at Hunting [...]

Belize City Woman Attacked, Robbed at Gunpoint by 2 Men

A Belize City woman was robbed at gunpoint at around eight o’clock on Thursday night. Thirty-year-old Rachel Wallace was riding her bicycle near the Lord Ridge Cemetery when she was [...]

U.S. Tourist Becomes Victim of Attempted Rape, Suspect is Released

A female tourist was robbed and sexually assaulted while in the Village of Seine Bight in Southern Belize. Reports are that the tourist was jogging when she came under attack [...]

3 Men Walk Free from Conspiracy to Commit Murder Charge

A seventeen-year-old minor and two adults have been freed of conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of Lynford Baldwin. The trio appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser and [...]

2 Men Charged for the Shooting of Guatemalan Edin Perez

A brazen attempt was made on the life of Guatemalan national Edin Perez on Tuesday night in Armenia Village.  The twenty-year-old was shot multiple times when a group of men [...]

B.T.I.A. Takes a Serious Look at Sustainable Tourism

The B.T.I.A. unveiled to its stakeholders and partner agencies a three-year plan for sustainable tourism in Belize. The objective of the symposium was to share details on how the association [...]

National Oceanography Centre & UB Sign M.O.U.

The University of Belize and the National Oceanography Centre in the U.K. signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday to advance marine science research in Belize. Both entities recognize the [...]

Hurricane Season: June to November

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins on Saturday and will run through to November thirtieth.  The forecast for this year suggests that tropical cyclone activity will be near normal in [...]

Belize Coast Guard Prepares for 2019 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season

Lieutenant Gregory Soberanis of the Belize Coast Guard led an informational session to discuss the Coast Guard’s state of readiness for the 2019 Atlantic Basin hurricane season.   Lt. Gregory [...]

3rd Annual Police Youth Mentorship Program Launched

One hundred and sixty-eight boys and girls are forming this year’s intake for the third annual Police Youth Mentorship Programme. The program which starts tomorrow and concludes in the next [...]

Ramadan has Ended

The month of Ramadan has come to an end.  It is a month-long period of fasting for persons of Islamic faith.  To celebrate the passing of Ramadan, the Ahmadiyah Muslim [...]

Ahmadiyah Basketball League Hosts Tournament this Weekend

And on Sunday, the Ahmadiyah Basketball League concludes a season of basketball tournaments with a marathon at the Swift Hall where teams from across Belize City and as far away [...]

Certifying Belizean Chefs in Food Safety

Chefs from across the country took part in sixteen hours of intense training spread across four days this week, to learn professional standards of food handling, as well as the [...]

Inseparable Elderly Couple Die in Horrific Traffic Collision

The Chan family in San Narciso Village is tonight making final preparations to put to rest two of its most senior members. Married for more than fifty years, on Wednesday [...]

Ronald “Jack” Flowers Arraigned for Attempted Murder

Sixty-seven-year-old Frank Arnold is fighting for his life at the K.H.M.H., after he was stabbed multiple times by Ronald Flowers, who is known in the neighbourhood to be suffering from [...]

Police Officer Freed of ‘Harm’ Charge after Ex-Girlfriend Withdraws Charges

Also in the courts today, PC Leon Bradley was freed from the charge of harm. This was after his estranged girlfriend twenty-year-old Ashley Pate told the court that she does [...]

Who Wants Guatemalan National Edin Perez Dead & Why?

Who wants Guatemalan national Edin Garcia Perez dead and why, is still up in the air tonight as police officers continue to investigate a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday [...]

Terrence Lopez is Arraigned for Placencia Shooting

Earlier this week, we reported on a shooting incident in Placencia in which Francis Eiley was shot in the leg during an altercation with his neighbour. Initial reports were that [...]

Still No Arrest for Robbery at Sun Luck Store in Orange Walk

On Wednesday night, we showed you surveillance footage that captured the armed robbery of a store on Zericote Street, in the Louisiana area of Orange Walk Town. Just after seven [...]

1 Person is Detained for Robbery in the South

Meanwhile, in the south, police have detained one of three persons reportedly involved in an armed robbery. Also on Tuesday, Punta Gorda Police responded to a report of a robbery [...]

CEMO Kicks off 2019 Hurricane Season

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on Saturday and for the next six months the City Emergency Management Organization will remain on standby should a storm head towards the Old [...]

Party Politics with Placement of Exercise Machines?

Is central government playing party politics with a donation of exercise equipment gifted by the Taiwanese Embassy earlier this week?  According to Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner, the mayors of [...]

Beware of Illegal Peddling of Medicines

The Ministry of Health is warning the public to be cautious of medicines which are not officially recognized and registered by the ministry. Several brands and types of these medicines [...]