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Danny Mason Returns to Supreme Court in Belize City for Murder Trial

When we last reported on the murder trial of William “Danny” Mason and his co-accomplices, it was from the Belmopan courts. Today, the trial was transferred to Belize City with [...]

A Synopsis of Mason’s Murder Trial Thus Far

On Friday, Justice Antoinette Moore ruled that a caution statement given by Mason’s co-accused, Ernest Castillo, in which he confesses to lapping off Lucas’ head, was inadmissible.  As a result, [...]

Lawsuit Against ComPol Williams is Adjourned to September

This morning before Justice Shona Griffith, a hearing for judicial review in a case filed by Corporal Eldon Arzu against Commissioner of Police Chester Williams stalled yet again.  Arzu is [...]

Vendor was not the Intended Target of Fatal Shooting

There is some progress in the murder investigation of one of four victims of last week Tuesday’s murder spree.  Police say that murdered Belize City vendor, Jose Hilario Diaz, was [...]

Investigation Still Underway into Allyson Major’s Fatal Shooting

Last week four police officers were placed on interdiction following the fatal shooting of Allyson Major. Major was shot in the head by one of the cops during a high [...]

Ghanaian Cabbie Died from Injuries Sustained During Crash; Police Looking for Suspect

In an update to another murder last Tuesday, police say that they are still looking for a suspect in connection with the death of Ghanaian national Emmanuel Ampomah.  The fifty-two-year-old [...]

News Five Journeys to Sanctuary Belize; PM Speaks On Cabinet Confidential Memo

Sanctuary Bay is quite a beautiful place. Well, this is what the Prime Minister was told and undoubtedly what recidivist scammer Andris Pukke and associates used to convince more than [...]

PM Barrow Comments on F.I.U. Investigation into Sanctuary Belize Scam

In September 2016, the then Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit, Joy Grant, received an email alerting the F.I.U. of an ongoing investigation into massive violations of our Foreign Exchange [...]

PM Barrow Says Sanctuary Bay Scam is a Civil Matter, Not Criminal Matter

The People’s United Party says that the F.I.U.’s determination to not proceed with criminal charges is bogus.  During a press conference last week, P.U.P. Kareem Musa suggested that charges such [...]

Can G.O.B. Prevent a ‘Sanctuary Bay Scam’ Reoccurrence?

The multimillion-dollar Sanctuary Bay real estate scam is the biggest scam that the F.T.C. has investigated. It has certainly scared off future foreign investors and forced Atlantic International Bank Limited [...]

Teenage Girl Assaulted; Police Say Victim Needs to Make a Report

A video of two girls assaulting another teenager in Belize City went viral over the weekend. The video, which racked up thousands of views and hundreds of shares on Facebook, [...]

Police Need Eyewitnesses to Assist with Ladyville Shooting

Tyrique Munnings is at the K.H.M.H. in a critical condition after he was shot several times on Thursday night.  Munnings was in the Milpa Area of Ladyville when a lone [...]

Raheem Chambers Hospitalized; 1 Man Charged with Attempted Murder

While robbers targeted a restaurant on Saint Thomas Street, in the south side, a teen was shot multiple times on Thursday night and is recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Weighs in on Crime in Belize

Today the National Trade Union Congress of Belize issued a press release to sound off on the spate of killings and crime in Belize. The N.T.U.C.B. says that it has [...]

E.U. Signs Financing Agreement with G.O.B. for Energy Sector

This morning at the office of the Prime Minister in Belize City, a significant financing agreement of thirty-one point nine-six million dollars for the energy sector was signed by the [...]

Village Council Elections Get Heated in Cayo; P.U.P. Standard Bearer Charged

Round five of the village council elections took place in four districts: Corozal, Orange Walk, Belize and Cayo, where sparks flew among opposing party supporters and candidates.  The People’s United [...]

Accused Murderer Out of Bail

Donald Heredia, an alleged murder suspect, was able to secure bail through the Supreme Court after sitting behind bars for more than three years awaiting trial. Heredia is said to [...]

Would-Be-Thief, Caught on Camera, is Arraigned for Burglary

A would-be-thief went to burglarize a closed business establishment, but was caught on the same surveillance camera he tried to steal. Cris Anthony Reyes of Marigold Lane, Belize City, was [...]

PRO FC Prophecy Fighting Championship to Take Place in San Pedro

PRO FC is on a mission not only to promote the sport of mixed martial arts, but also to provide Belizean fighters with a platform to become regionally ranked.  For [...]

Remembering the 1919 Revolution

An event that happened a century ago; has not been featured prominently in our history books, but it could have sparked a change in history of the then colony. According [...]

Activists to Protest in Front of Ground Zero

It’s been almost two months since construction works have begun on Ground Zero at the bottom of the Swing Bridge in the heart of the City. It is where an [...]

The Sports Blotter with James Adderly

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