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A Bullet Grazes a Pregnant Woman When Gunfire Erupts Outside of her Residence

A pregnant woman is the latest victim of gun violence. Thirty-one year old Kanchi Casey was at home in bed with her common-law-husband when a bullet penetrated the wall of [...]

Still No Suspect in the Murder of Felix Brothers

Brothers Maurice and Emory Felix were gunned down in cold blood last Wednesday at an establishment on Baymen Avenue in Belize City where they were playing a game of billiards.  [...]

Investigation Ongoing into Jermaine Balthazar’s Murder

Police say that no one has been charged in the murder of forty-four-year-old Jermaine Balthazar Flores.  The Dangriga resident was found dead in a bushy area on the Jaguar Paw [...]

Brazen Robbery in Belmopan; Robber Hospitalized with Gunshot Wound

A brazen robbery in the Capital City on Sunday afternoon has landed the suspected robber in the hospital. Police were called out to Puma Gas Station on Constitution Drive around [...]

Robbers Target Corozal Supermarket

Robbers were also operating up north. A supermarket was robbed on Sunday night just after eight o’clock in Corozal Town.  Police say that they responded to reports of a robbery [...]

K.H.M.H.A. Cannot “Legally Pay Pension”

Reports emerging from within the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital say that staff members are up in arms after they were told that the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority cannot legally [...]

June 2019, Most Murderous Month So Far

June proved to be one of the most violent months in the past three years. As many as seventeen individuals were murdered in June 2019.  The year 2016 saw twelve [...]

In Belize, Women Aren’t Immune to Crime and Violence

Women have not been spared of ongoing violence in the country showing that violence does not discriminate along gender lines. Aside from domestic and sexual abuse, crimes of passion and [...]

Stabbing in the City; Victim is not Cooperating with Police

A man was stabbed in Belize City last Thursday night, but police say that he has not made an official report of the incident.  Matthew Smith was injured after seven [...]

Tre Stevens Charged for Attempted Murder of Ozen Rhaburn

A twenty-year-old man has been remanded to the Belize Central Prison until September twelfth after he was arraigned this morning for last Thursday’s attempted murder of Ozen Rhaburn. Rhaburn, a [...]

Tourist Drowns in Southern Belize

Forty-six-year-old American tourist Jemma Paybarrah died while out on tour in southern Belize.  Police say the tourist was at sea when she drowned. On Friday afternoon around three o’clock, a [...]

Sentencing Set Aside for Convicted Murderers Leslie Pipersburgh & Patrick Robateau

Forty-five-year-old Leslie Pipersburgh and forty-two-year-old Patrick Robateau, the two men convicted of the murders of security guards Kevin Alvarez and Fidel Mai during a robbery at the Bowen and Bowen [...]

Round Three of Village Council Elections Held

Round three of the village council elections was held on Sunday. Forty-three villages countrywide participated with thousands of persons electing representatives from both major political parties and independent candidates to [...]

Investigation Still Underway into Dangriga House Fire

On Friday, a fire completely destroyed a wooden house in Dangriga. Around seven-thirty that morning, fire broke out at a residence on George Price Drive, but though firefighters responded quickly, [...]

Establishing a Cyber Security Strategy

G.O.B. is in the process of establishing a policy that specifically addresses the issue of cyber security. A two-day workshop on cyber security was organized by the Ministry of National Security in collaboration with [...]

Belize and Mexico Celebrate 1893 Spencer-Mariscal Treaty

On Sunday representatives from Belize and Mexico met at the border bridge of Subteniente Lopez to commemorate the 1893 Spencer-Mariscal Treaty. This year is the one hundred and twenty-sixth anniversary [...]

Impact Workshop on IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

A regional meeting of experts on climate change is taking place in Belize City. Over a hundred scientists from all over the world have gathered the relevant scientific data which [...]

Chair of AOSIS, Ambassador Lois Young, Speaks Out Against Efforts to Discredit Report

One of the key objectives of today’s session today was to discuss key challenges with the report and the modalities of the IPCC plenary to strengthen Caribbean small island developing [...]

A Workshop for Manatees’ Safety

Today, the Clear Water Marine Research Institute, along with the Port Authority of Belize and the Forestry Department, held a one-day workshop with boaters and tour guides to talk manatee [...]

Despite Downpour, Here’s the Stats on Sporting Events

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend in sports...]