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American Nurse is Stabbed to Death in Hopkins

The month of December started in a painful way for three families who lost loved ones in violent and separate incidents.  We go first to southern Belize where an American [...]

Richard Smith is Murdered in Hattieville

In Hattieville, Belize District, a man was murdered on Friday evening. As investigations take place, police say that they don’t know much about the shooting death of twenty-six-year-old Richard Smith [...]

Father of 1 is Executed in Corozal

The third murder victim for the weekend was Shaquille Michael Philips of Corozal Town.  After midnight on Sunday, Phillips was gunned down as he sat on the verandah of his [...]

LPG Price War! G.O.B. to Hit Back with Legislation Amendments

There is an ongoing LPG war between the three main importers of butane, small retailers and the government of Belize. On Wednesday, during a Special Sitting of the House the [...]

Minister Panton: “They are cutting the prices so that they can then control the market completely”

According to the Minister, the low prices are a reaction to Government’s decision to allow for the establishment of the National Gas Company. Taeger-Panton says that G.O.B. will do all [...]

A Decision in Sensational Mason Murder Trial is Nigh Upon Us

The local trial of the century comes to close on Tuesday when Justice Antoinette Moore will be handing down a decision. The highly connected William “Danny” Mason and four accused [...]

Belize Peace Movement Files for Judicial Review to Challenge GOB on Re-districting

An application for judicial review has been filed by attorney Arthur Saldivar on behalf of the Belize Peace Movement and Vision Inspired by the People.  Both organizations are challenging the [...]

Will There be Re-districting Prior to 2020 General Elections?

With general elections a little less than a year away, the challenge, should the claimants be successful, can prompt a countrywide realignment of all constituencies ahead of that exercise.   [...]

3 Men are Arraigned for Water Taxi Explosion

Water taxis usually run to and from the mainland to the cayes without any incident.  However, on May fifth, 2019, there was an explosion on board a water taxi, which [...]

Belizean Citizen Detained in China for Funding Key Members of Hostile Forces

A businessman who possesses Belizean citizenship is currently detained in China for allegedly colluding with people in the United States to meddle in the affairs of Hong Kong. This is [...]

Orange Walk Family of 4 Homeless after Fire

A fire consumed the house of Maria Esther Garcia in Orange Walk Town. The single mother and her three children were not at home when the blaze swept through the [...]

Man Charged with Attempted Murder

Police have arrested and charged one man in connection with the kidnapping and shooting of Richard O’Neil which happened last week. Police says that the following the investigation and interviews [...]

Raymond Smith Shot in the City

A man was shot on Sunday in Belize City. Police say that Raymond Smith was out for the day and upon his return, he was walking on North Front Street [...]

Police and Civilians High-Speed Chase End in Shooting

The Police Department has launched criminal and internal investigations into a high speed chase between police and civilians that resulted in a shooting. One of the two men, Jordy Usher, [...]

Man Chopped in Belize City

On the crime blotter, a man was chopped in the head in Belize City on Friday night. Police say that the incident happened sometime around nine-forty-five. Fortunately, the victim survived [...]

Burglar Caught in the Act; Now Recovering in the Hospital

An intruder was caught red-handed and chopped up inside the house he was stealing from. Police say that a man is in the hospital recovering from chop wounds when the [...]

Have You Seen Densmore Bowman?

Have you seen Densmore Bowman? Police say that the thirty-four-year-old man from Belmopan is missing. He was last seen alive sometime on Friday night. His family reported that it is [...]

Belize’s Sugar Exportation to CARICOM Members States a Reality

Belize has finally been successful in getting its sugar into CARICOM for export. Trade Ministers of the Council for Trade and Economic Development in November agreed that Belize, and other [...]

Belize’s National Investment Policy and Strategy Launched

After three years on the drawing board, Government is rolling out a national investment policy and strategy. The NIPS starts at the doorsteps of BELTRAIDE where investment proposals will be [...]

Contracts are Signed for Caracol and Coastal Road Paving

Government has awarded another major multi-million dollar contract to Imer Hernandez; it is for the paving of the Coastal Road and for the rehabilitating of bridges. The value is over [...]

Benque Free Zone Board Arbitrarily Increase Fees without Consultation

In early November, a protest broke out at the Benque Free Zone after the Board decided to institute an increase of fees. This was met with disagreement and a riot [...]