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Belize City Youth Murdered in San Pedro Town

There were three murders in less than twenty-four hours in Belize City, Stann Creek and San Pedro. The latest murder was on the island, but the victim is from south-side [...]

Was Brandon Humes Murder Due to Drug Deal Gone Wrong?

Late this evening, the mother of Brandon Humes, Maria Hamilton, spoke to the media at their Belize City home. Hamilton shared what she knows so far about her son’s murder.  [...]

B.D.F. Volunteer Gunned Down in the City

In Belize City, a B.D.F. volunteer came under attack on Wednesday night and investigators are looking for a motive. Twenty-seven-year-old Hamed Guzman left his house on Lopez Street in the [...]

Alberto Requeña is Murdered in Steadfast

Another murder during the Labour Day holiday occurred in the south. In this case, police say that they have the murder weapon as well as the suspect in custody at [...]

2 Women are Kidnapped, Bound and Robbed

There is a frightening ordeal to report on tonight involving the kidnapping of a pair of women from Belize City. Cinthia ‘Catherine’ Ulloa and Kristie Mejia were hanging out near [...]

Women Police Officers Fighting Ban on Dreadlocks

Six women police officers, one who is a senior member of the Belize Police Department, have been accused of willfully disobeying a lawful command from Commissioner of Police Chester Williams. [...]

Are Commissioner’s Orders Unlawful?

In the letter, Mendez tells Williams that it is widely known that dreadlocks are “deeply symbolic in our region and are often worn as expressions of black identity and solidarity [...]

Police Memo Says Elaborate Hairstyles Pose Work Hazard for Women Police Officers

A memo relating to the enforcement of Section Seven of the Department’s Standing Order has been circulated throughout the department. According to the memo, one of the reasons for the [...]

Tevin Andrewin, Guilty of the Murder of Myrick Gladden

Seven years after the shooting murder of Myrick Gladden, Tevin Andrewin was found guilty of the crime.  Andrewin’s trial started on February twenty-fifth, 2019 and concluded on March twentieth, 2019; [...]

PM Departs the Country

Prime Minister Dean Barrow is currently overseas. Barrow left today and will return to Belize on Sunday, days before the May eighth referendum. An official release from his office states [...]

NAVCO Issues Release in Support of Referendum

NAVCO, which is the National Association of Village Councils, today issued a statement circulated by the government.  First, it says it represents fifty-five percent of the population.  Second, according to [...]

Police Search Continues for Jose Bejerano Sanchez

Police continue to search for Jose Bejerano Sanchez, who is wanted for the vicious stabbing of his ex common-law wife. On Sunday, the Guatemalan national visited Alba Chavez at her [...]

Still No Arrests in Majestic Alley Stabbing

ACP Joseph Myvett also gave details on the Monday evening stabbing of Maskall resident Malique Stuart. Stuart was walking on Pinks Alley, in Belize City, heading towards Queen Street when [...]

Machetes for Peace

Over this past weekend volunteers with machetes in hand gathered at San Jose Village in the Orange Walk District to harvest two acres of sugarcane as part of Harvest for [...]

Facebook Bans Leader of Islam

The leader of the Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has been banned by Facebook. The social media giant made the announced this afternoon that it had kicked off controversial [...]

Developing Critical Reading Skills of Primary School Students

May is recognized annually as the Education Showcase month by the Ministry of Education. For some time now, the ministry in partnership with the Peace Corps and other organizations has [...]