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A Mid-afternoon Murder in the Old Capital, Stephon McLaren is Gunned Down

A single gunshot ended the life of a young father this afternoon.  Stephon McLaren and another unidentified individual were standing near the corners of New Road and Cleghorn Street and [...]

Body of Dangriga Native Found Headless

The body of Derrick Ramirez was found this morning. Ramirez, a native of Dangriga, had allegedly gone missing while at Cross Caye, north of Dangriga Town on Sunday, August fourth. [...]

American National Found Dead Onboard Sail Boat

The body of a U.S. national was found onboard a sailing vessel in southern Belize.  On Sunday, the Belize Coast Guard discovered the vessel near Colson Caye, some eighteen miles [...]

Police Man Charged with 8 Counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

A cop in the west has been placed on interdiction after being slapped with eight counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a thirteen-year-old girl. Police say that last week, the [...]

When Di Plane Land – it Burns

The remnants of a twin-engine aircraft were discovered in the Monkey River area. According to police, the burnt airplane was found on an illegal airstrip in a pine ridge area [...]

Drinking Led to Gun Violence on Long Middle Caye

Police say that two workers on Long Middle Caye were drinking when one shot the other. The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning when one of the [...]

Eleven Young Girls Flee from Princess Royal Youth Hostel

On Saturday night, eleven teenage girls absconded from the Princess Royal Youth Hostel and fled to various parts of the country.  It is not clear how they were able to [...]

The Challenges at Community Rehab Department

According to Williams, the department, which works under the Ministry of Human Development, does continuous training in an effort to build the capacity of its staff.  Among the challenges, she [...]

Ford Excursion Crashes into Benny’s Roundabout

An Orange Walk resident is recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital tonight, following a road traffic accident near the roundabout on Chetumal Street on Saturday morning.  The extensively damaged [...]

Samayoa Brothers Refute Police’s Version of Placencia Hotel Fatal Stabbing

Police have yet to charge someone for the stabbing death of Santa Cruz resident, twenty-four-year-old Everaldo Samayoa. He was at the Placencia Hotel and Casino on August eighth along with [...]

No Arrests for Everaldo Samayoa’s Fatal Stabbing

According to Juan, he and his brothers were then leaving the casino when Castillo allegedly followed them into the parking lot and attacked them from the rear.   Voice of: [...]

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei Wins Guatemala’s Presidential Elections

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has been elected as Guatemala’s new president in a run-off on Sunday. He defeated former first lady and social democrat, Sandra Torres. Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Council confirmed [...]

U.D.P. Sets Date for National Party Leadership Convention

The United Democratic Party has set a date for its National Leadership Convention. That date is Sunday, February ninth, 2020, five months from now.  The date was announced during the [...]

DYS Celebrates International Youth Day with a Website Launch

To commemorate International Youth Day, the Department of Youth Services hosted an Open Day at all of its youth centers countrywide. The day was used to showcase services that the [...]

A Youth Group Directory

Just now you heard about the Department of Youth Services’ updated website launch. A feature on that site is the Youth Group Directory tab. It is a new online service [...]

Preparing Local Farmers to Meet the Demands of the Sheep Industry

For the past four years, the Government of Belize through the Ministry of Agriculture has been working on expanding the sheep farming industry in Belize. The aim of the project [...]

Leather Tanning, a Value Adding Process for Farmers

The three-day sheep management workshop will also feature a day of leather tanning. Many may not know, but there is a leather cooperative out west. Its members, who are primarily [...]

The Importance of Barrier Islands to Belize

Over the weekend, journalists from the country gathered for a two-day training facilitated by the Earth Journalism Network, a global community of over eight thousand reporters who cover environmental topics. As part [...]

Earth Journalism Network Trains Belizean Reporters

A day before the trip, Belizean reporters gathered in Belize City where they participated in a lively discussion with professionals. The discussion focused primarily on environmental issues including climate change, [...]

The Weekend Sports Stats

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