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Female Minor, 16, First Murder Victim of 2020

A female minor is the first murder victim for 2020.  She spent the holidays at a friend’s house in Belize City, but on Friday night, her life was cut short [...]

Teenager Escapes Grave Danger After Being Attacked Near Jane Usher Blvd.

Before noon today, another minor was targeted. Fortunately, the sixteen-year old student escaped the multiple shots that were let go in his direction at the house of his grandmother in [...]

Drug Case Against Former OW Police Commander, Police Officer and Mexicans Continues

The former head of the Orange Walk Police Formation, Superintendent David Chi, a police constable and two Mexican nationals arrived at the Orange Walk Magistrate Court today for trial.  There [...]

Still No Copy of Imer Hernandez’s Coastal Road Contract

On December fifth, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry formally wrote the Government of Belize requesting a copy of the contract signed by Imer Hernandez for the Coastal Highway [...]

Fire Victim Elena Reina Still Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

Fire victim Elena Reina remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. in a critical, but stable condition. The thirty-three-year-old mother of three was sleeping inside a house on Flamboyant Street on January [...]

Police Makes Four-Pound Weed Bust at Checkpoint

Four men have been slapped with drug charges after they were busted with over four pounds of weed. According to police, around two-thirty in the afternoon of January third, police [...]

Man Charged Three Years Later for Double Fatal RTA

An Orange Walk man has been charged for a double fatal RTA that happened over three years ago. According to police, Martin Ramos was arrested and charged with two counts [...]

Young Men in Seine Bight Threaten the Cops!

Over the weekend, police detained a number of young men in Seine Bight village in the south.  According to Commissioner Chester Williams, the youths were threatening the cops who were [...]

Chief Education Officer Response to B.N.T.U.’s Discontent with Proposed Amendment to Education Act

Across the country today, a number of teachers at public schools wore their well-known green T-shirts in support of the Belize National Teachers Union. The union intended to send a [...]

Doctor Carol Babb Says No Breakdown in Dialogue with B.N.T.U.

The Chief Education Officer says that there has not been a breakdown in communication between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union. In fact, Doctor Carol Babb [...]

Escapee is Recaptured and Sent Back to Jail

Police say that Christian Neal, who escaped from the Kolbe Foundation eight months ago, has been recaptured. Neal was picked up on Thursday, January second sometime around two p.m. According [...]

ComPol Talks 2019 Crime Stats!

Earlier in the newscast we reported on the first murder of 2020. In the coming days, the Police Department will release the official stats with a full breakdown of the [...]

ComPol Says More to be Done to Tackle Gang-Related Crimes in 2020

Speaking to the media today, ComPol Williams says that there were also a growing number of domestic related deaths and they will be looking into increased collaboration to try to [...]

ComPol Says Alcohol was a Big Factor in 2019 Crimes

Commissioner Williams also spoke about alcohol and the factor it played in crime, particular murders. Williams says the department will be cracking down on the failure to adhere to alcohol [...]

Locally Sourced Generation Unit Supplying Caye Caulker

On Friday, B.E.L.’s Chief Executive Officer John Mencias, at a stakeholders meeting organized by the Belize Tourism Board, promised residents and proprietors on Caye Caulker that a locally sourced generation [...]

BWS to Address Growing Sewage Concerns on Caye Caulker

Belize Water Services, for its part, has also committed to erecting a pair of storage facilities on both ends of Caye Caulker. In addressing the growing concerns about sewage and [...]

ComPol Says Don’t Believe the Rumors!

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says don’t believe the rumors you are hearing of a shake-up in the San Pedro Police formation. According to Williams, officer in charge, Christopher Noble, [...]

Pathlight International Adopts Unity Presbyterian Primary School

The new school year started on a good footing for the two hundred and twenty-five students of Unity Presbyterian Primary School in Belize City.  And that is because they have [...]

Sportscaster James Adderly and the Weekend Activities

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