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Di Plane Land; Yes, Di Plane Land…

In the wake of another suspected drug plane landing, the Ministry of National Security says it does not have the resources to track or intercept planes entering the airspace. On [...]

An Elderly Man is Butchered to Death in Corozal; His Son and Another Are Arraigned for his Murder

A sixty-six-year-old man, who lived alone, was hacked to death in the wee hours of Saturday inside his home in Corozal Town. It was a horrible murder that started after [...]

D.P.P.’s Application to Appeal Calaney Flowers’ Acquittal Dismissed

The Court of Appeals this morning handed down a ruling in favour of Calaney Flowers, who in 2017, was acquitted of the murder of her ex-boyfriend Lyndon Morrison. The application for [...]

Will the D.P.P. Pursue Case Against Calaney Flowers?

So, is this matter over for Calaney Flowers? Her attorney, Anthony Sylvestre, says that the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution has a time frame of forty-two days to [...]

P.U.P.’s Cases of Alleged Voter Registration Fraud Dismissed

In the lower courts, Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer this morning dismissed an application brought by the P.U.P.’s Standard Bearer for Belize Rural North, Marconi Leal, against a registered voter in [...]

P.U.P.’s Michel Chebat says Witnesses’ Testimonies were not Enough

Marconi Leal was represented by attorney Michel Chebat, who says that the challenge he faced, was the fact that magistrates do not allow for the registering officers to be cross-examined. [...]

Tracy Panton for U.D.P. Deputy Leader

While in the U.D.P., Albert Area Representative and Minister of State in the Ministry of Investment, Trade, Commerce and Economic Development, Tracy Taegar-Panton is running for Deputy Party Leader of [...]

Fatal Accident Claims Life of Well-Known Hattieville Handyman

Balbino Fermin, better known as “Balo” of Hattieville, was knocked down and killed over the weekend. “Balo” was riding his bike when a truck hit him from behind; he died [...]

An Elderly Cyclist Knocked Down and Killed in Pomona

Two persons also perished in the south in traffic accidents. An elderly man lost his life on Friday night in the Stann Creek District when he was knocked down off [...]

Fidel Padilla is Killed in Hit & Run

While investigators were processing the scene of the previous accident, a report of a hit and run incident was also made to Dangriga police where they observed the lifeless body [...]

Akeem Trapp is Freed of Murder Charge

In the Supreme Court, Akeem Trapp walked free of the murder of Ian Adolphus Junior, which occurred February twenty-sixth, 2015 on Gill Street in Belize City.  Adolphus Junior was shot [...]

Stephan Jenkins Gets 17 Years for Manslaughter Guilty Plea; Co-Accused Awaiting Trial

After spending almost seven years in jail, today twenty-six-year-old Stephan Jenkins pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter of fifty-four-year old Dennis Williams. On November eighth, 2012, Williams was [...]

U.S. Federal Agent Testifies in Writing in Mason Murder Trial

Last Tuesday, following several weeks of cooperating closely with the U.S. State Department in Washington, the Belmopan Supreme Court received a written witness testimony from a U.S. Federal Agent who [...]

Women Police Officer Fighting Ban on Dreadlocks

Earlier in the year, the Belize Police Department began to enforce the department’s Standard Orders regarding hairstyle and consequently banned dreadlocks. Six women police officers were accused of willfully disobeying a [...]

Friday Night’s Shooting Victim Injured in Right Leg

While there were no murders in Belize City, police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Friday night. It happened at around nine-thirty at the corner of Sarstoon and Ebony [...]

Kevin Buller Shot in Belize City

Twenty-six-year-old Kevin Buller was also shot on Saturday night in Belize City. He was riding his bicycle on Jasmine Street when the shooter pounced on him from the rear and [...]

Shooting in Ladyville Leaves 1 Hospitalized

A shooting on Friday night in Ladyville has left one man hospitalized. Police say that sometime around ten-thirty that night, Denfield Tasher, was on the corner of Parakeet and Tapnachick [...]

Samuel Trapp Busted for Attempted Robbery

A travel agency in Belize City was the scene of a brazen robbery attempt.  Police say that twenty-four-year-old Samuel Trapp entered Matus Travel & Tour Services on Barrack Road on [...]

Belize Hosts Taiwanese Agriculture Trade Mission

In June, a Taiwanese delegation came to Belize to look into investment opportunities in the Tourism industry.   Today, the Government, through the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce, along with [...]

Ministry of Agriculture Sees the Potential in the Trade Mission

C.E.O. in the Ministry of Agriculture Jose Alpuche also weighed in on the trade mission. Alpuche told the press that apart from attracting new investments and opening new markets, this [...]

G.O.B. Signs Contract for Upgrading Corozal/Sarteneja Road

A contract with Taiwanese firm Overseas Engineering and Construction Company Limited for the upgrade of the Corozal/Sarteneja Road was signed today by the Government of Belize.  The brief ceremony follows [...]

James Adderly with the Sporting Events of the Weekend

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