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U.S. $23 Million A.I.B.L./F.T.C. Settlement! The Scam Jilted American Investors $100M

Twenty-three million U.S. dollars – that’s how much Atlantic International Bank Limited has been ordered to cough up to settle charges filed in the U.S. district court by the Federal [...]

Liquidator Says Settlement Resolves Allegations Against the Bank

Julian Murillo, the Liquidator of A.I.B.L., also confirmed the settlement which will cede to the F.T.C., twenty-three million U.S. dollars of A.I.B.L. assets held in the U.S. and currently subject [...]

Taiwanese Businessman Killed Inside His Camalote Store

Sixty-two-year-old Taiwanese national Ching-Sung Chen was killed inside his store in Camalote, Cayo.  He was sound asleep but woken by robbers who had entered E-Star Store through a window on [...]

Belize Chinese Association Offering Cash Reward for Information

As we said the murders of Chinese nationals, including the most recent in Camalote, has triggered the offering of cash rewards by the Belize Chinese Association.  The B.C.A. is offering [...]

Murder in the Old Capital: Shooting Victim Joseph Rowland Succumbs

There was a second murder recorded over the extended weekend In the Old Capital. Shooting victim Joseph Rowland succumbed at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The thirty-one mechanic was critically [...]

Another Camalote Resident is Arraigned for the Murder of Ofelia Cruz in Salt Creek, Sand Hill

A second person has been charged for the murder of Mexican national Ofelia Cruz. The sixty-nine-year-old woman was bludgeoned to death inside her house in the Salt Creek area of [...]

Independence Day Fire Leaves One Dead, Several Homeless

At Caye Caulker today, the community is picking up the pieces following a deadly fire. Early on Saturday morning, the quiet in the village was interrupted when a two-storey commercial [...]

Fire Victims Get Assistance; NEMO Provides Much-Needed Supplies

NEMO officials were on the island today, working with the Caye Caulker Village Council and fire officials to assist victims. Over the weekend, NEMO’s Central Region Coordinator Al Westby travelled [...]

B.E.L. to Garner Assistance for Fire Victims

Following the blaze, Belize Electricity Limited issued a statement expressing condolences to the Chub family.  B.E.L. says that it takes its role seriously in providing safe and reliable electricity and [...]

Guinea Grass Friends Perish in Traffic Accident

A total of four persons died in separate traffic fatalities over the holiday weekend. Up north, two friends from the village of Guinea Grass were killed when their vehicle plunged [...]

PC Clifford Castillo Dies in a Traffic Accident on the Placencia Road

Several police officers have lost their lives in recent road traffic accidents across the country. Over the weekend, the third person to perish in an R.T.A. was Police Constable Clifford [...]

Silk Grass Resident Perishes in Accident on the Southern Highway

Also in the south, in the wee hours of Independence Day, Silk Grass resident Jeremiah Xipot perished in an accident on the Southern Highway. The deceased was en route to [...]

George Gill Drowns in Bermudian Landing

Thirty-one-year-old George Gill drowned in the Belize River in Bermudian Landing on Sunday afternoon while out on a trip with his girlfriend and three others.  Despite being forewarned by a [...]

Independence Day Addresses the State of Nation

Independence Day ceremonies are traditionally addressed by the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. As they have in the past, Prime Minister Dean Barrow and P.U.P. Leader, John [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Addresses Fake Publication on Social Media

The Embassy of Taiwan sent out a statement this evening. It states that a press release circulating on social media is unauthorized and its content fabricated to mislead the public [...]

A Fire in Maya Mopan is Caused by an Electrical Fault

Earlier you heard of the fire in Caye Caulker in which a mechanic lost his life. There was another fire over the weekend. In Maya Mopan, Belmopan, the Reid family [...]

Who Assaulted Earl Pratt as He Headed Home in Double Head Cabbage?

Police say they are trying to figure out who attacked Earl Pratt over two weeks ago in Double Head Cabbage, Belize District, leaving him in a critical condition. Pratt was [...]

Columbia Teen Goes Missing After He is Released from Police Custody

Two minors are joining the list of missing persons. The first and most disturbing case is from Punta Gorda where seventeen-year-old Gilbert Francisco Chiac cannot be located. On Sunday, his [...]

Where is 15 Year-Old Keyla Capen?

Meanwhile, the search is ongoing for a fifteen-year-old Guatemalan national who resides in Ladyville, Belize District. Keyla Capen was last seen heading towards Belize City on a motorcycle along with [...]

Sights and Sounds of Uniform Parade 2019

On Saturday morning in Belize City, hundreds of secondary school students participated in the annual uniform parade following the Independence Day address.  The streets of Belize City were lined with [...]

James Adderly has all the Weekend Sporting Events

Good evening, I am James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities...]