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George Galindo is charged for killing Nelson Flores and injuring his daughter

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams and his team were in San Ignacio today where a surge in violence has residents on edge.  Earlier today, San Ignacio police arrested and [...]

No arrest in Quiroz shooting in Santa Elena

San Ignacio police are also looking for the gunman who let off a barrage of bullets at three persons inside the yard of a house on Perez Street in Santa [...]

Police Department comes down hard on gangs in Twin Towns

In the wake of the recent gun violence in Santa Elena, the Commissioner of Police has decided to come down hard on what he calls are four troublesome groups in [...]

An armed man holds up four patrons in a St Mathews bar

Following our report of an armed robbery in Cotton Tree earlier this week, a video was provided to our newsroom of another robbery in the west. It occurred on August [...]

Dwayne Cherrington is Shot by Motorist Near Dream Like City

There was also gun violence in the city. Thirty-one-year-old Dwayne Cherrington was shot by an unknown motorist sometime after midnight on Tuesday in the vicinity of Dream Like City and [...]

PSU outraged at the debt write off to the son of the Cab Sec

Another matter that has been in days has to do with a debt write-off. The Finance and Economic Committee of the House on Tuesday approved a motion for the unpopular [...]

Abalone Caye’s Struggling Survival Against Erosion

In southern Belize, Abalone Caye is part of a reserve co-managed by TIDE, the Toledo Institute for Development. The caye stretches for half an acre within the larger Port Honduras [...]

Police on the hunt for robbers who have struck in separate villages in Cayo

Also on the crime blotter, Police are looking into a string of robberies that have been plaguing the Cayo District. In less than two weeks, two business establishments were targeted [...]

Police meet with residents in Santa Elena after recent gun violence

Police were back in the hot spots in Santa Elena Town this afternoon but not as part of their investigations into the two recent cases. Officer Commanding Superintendent Henry Jemmott [...]

Teachers of Belize Rural High School Stage Sit-out

Five teachers of Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage staged a sit-out today as a result of a power struggle between the principal and teachers, and the school’s [...]

Brushfire Near Lakeview Street

There was a brushfire in the vicinity of Lakeview Street this afternoon in Belize City and personnel from the National Fire Service had to be called out to extinguish the [...]

A construction worker is accused of harm by his common-law

Tonight, Zane Peter Patt is accused of harm by his common-law-wife. The construction worker, who dismantles houses for a living, appeared before Senior Magistrate, Tricia Pitts-Anderson to answer to a [...]

Economy Declines Marginally in 2nd Quarter of 2019

There has been a decline in the level of production between April to June of this year in comparison to the same period last year. According to the Statistical Institute [...]

Eco-Marketplace Expo 2019 Held in Belize City

The Eco-Marketplace Expo is in full swing at the Biltmore Plaza. It got underway this morning and a number of artistic, as well as creative business persons, are using the [...]

Third Annual Maya Heroes Day to be Celebrated in Sugar City

This Saturday in Orange Walk Town, the Northern Maya Association will be hosting Maya Heroes Day, a cultural event to honor outstanding promoters of the Mayan heritage. The activity which [...]

The National Flag of Belize receives a face lift

The National Celebrations Commission today announced that the Belize flag is being standardized. For years, Belizeans have complained that the national is not uniform. Relying on historical information and after [...]

New Flag design tries to keep historical resemblance

So what does the new flag look like? According to Encalada, it has been a tedious task to complete, but they laboured to make the new design and colour scheme [...]

Twenty Ninth Women’s Softball Championship to be held Weekend

The twenty-ninth women’s softball championship is scheduled to begin on Friday at Roger’s Stadium in Belize City. Four teams, two from Belize City and two from Rural Belize will go [...]

Softball Teams Determine to Win Championship

The women of each participating team spoke to the media, expressing their aims for this weekend’s softball tournament. The athletes shared what they would focus on during the upcoming matches.  [...]

Annual Back-to-School Trimming Drive is Here Again!

In its ninth year, the annual Back-to-School Trimming Drive is here once again and primary and high school students from across south side Belize City are looking forward to spending [...]

The 74th Queen of the Bay to be selected this Friday

The annual pageant to select the Queen of the Bay takes place this Friday. This evening, eight young delegates from across the country were at the Bliss Institute in anticipation [...]