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Chinese Businessman Murdered on George Price Highway; 4 Persons Detained

The Chinese community is trying to make sense of the murder of well-known businessman, Zheng Liu.  Liu, who is one of the principals of the Eighty-Eight chain of stores was [...]

Trio of Belize City Fishermen Missing at Sea; Families Fear the Worst

Three fishermen, who went fishing on Friday at Mapp Caye, are believed to be dead.  That’s the latest word from family members just before news time. It follows the discovery [...]

Gunman Sprays Bullet at House; 3 Persons Injured Including Child

A child was also injured by gun violence over the weekend.  The one-year-old girl was fast asleep when she was hit by a gunshot on Sunday night.  She was at [...]

Collin Francis Arraigned for the Murder of Nestor Vasquez Jr.

Collin Francis, believed to be suffering from mental illness, has been charged with the murder of Nestor Vasquez Junior in June of this year. Francis spent the weekend in the [...]

Home Invasion Reported in Belize City

Police in Belize City are looking for one man believed to have broken into a home, held up three persons at knife-point, tied and robbed them. On Sunday night, forty-three-year-old [...]

John Doe is Omar Gomez of Ladyville

Police say Omar Gomez is the name of the man who was found floating in the Haulover Creek on Friday morning. Gomez’s body was discovered at around eight o’clock that [...]

Man Dies a Week after RTA in the West

A man was knocked off his motorcycle on November sixteenth and a week later he succumbs to his injuries. Police say that Adan Diaz was hospitalized ever since the road [...]

Police Share Details of Justin Teck’s Shooting

Today, police also gave the official report on the shooting of Justin Stephens, also known as Justin Teck. As we reported on Friday, Teck was shot and seriously injured. He [...]

Frank Young is Acquitted of Murder

There is another murder acquittal in the courts.  Twenty-three-year-old Frank Alexander Young of Lords Bank village, who was charged with the murder of nineteen-year-old David Andrews, is tonight a free [...]

Jose Rodriguez is Spared Jail Time

Jose Rodriguez luckily spared jail time when he appeared before Justice Colin Williams this morning for sentencing.  Last Wednesday, Rodriguez pleaded guilty to “Causing Death by Careless Conduct” in the [...]

Relief for Cowo Family after Accident Claims the Lives of 2 Sisters

There is relief for the family of two sisters who perished in an accident. The court has ordered fifty-four-old Carlos Martinez to pay in excess of thirty-one thousand dollars to [...]

Celebrating the Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The anniversary of the historic ascension to the Convention on the Rights of the Child was celebrated on Friday night in Belize City. To mark the occasion a number of [...]

16 Days of Activism: Unmasking the Many Faces of Violence

The Sixteen Days of Activism kicked off today at the ITVET in Belize City. The National Women’s Commission and Special Envoy for Women are Children launched the event under the [...]

Learning from the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Founded in 1968, the booming Jamaican Stock Exchange has been named the world’s best-performing stock market, twice.  According to online articles, Jamaica’s success in its stock exchange is greatly due [...]

AHRMED Concludes after Twenty-four Months of Training at the Y

The Young Women’s Christian Academy, YWCA, held a closing ceremony this afternoon for a two-year program funded by the European Union.  Addressing Human Rights for More Equitable Development, AHRMED, saw [...]

Longtime Gillnet User Supports Ban of ‘Deadly’ Fishing Tool

The debate on whether to ban the use of gillnets in Belizeans waters continues tonight. Recently, a group of fishermen against the ban staged a protest in Dangriga by members [...]

U-18 National Female Volleyball Team Wins Silver in Regional Championship

The national female volleyball team wins silver at the 2019 under-eighteen female volleyball championships held over the weekend. Team Belize lost only to Costa Rica, which landed them in second [...]

James Adderley Has a Full Report of the Sporting Activities

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