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1 Child Dead, 2 Siblings Critical at K.H.M.H. After Stepfather Bludgeons Them

On Friday night, a young mother came home to find her three-year-old son dead inside their house on Lovely Lane, the heart of Jungle, which is the Pickstock hutment in [...]

Physical Abuse – the Writings Were on the Wall

Both sides of the families agree that signs of domestic abuse were detected in the relationship between Zema Castillo and Kenrick Longworth was releases from prison last year for a [...]

ComPol Says Mother Must Accept a Degree of Negligence

This morning, the Belize Police Department, led by Commissioner Chester Williams, held a press conference to discuss the weekend tragedy.  ComPol Williams began by giving an official police account of [...]

How Was Kenrick Longsworth Finally Caught?

The arrest of Kenrick Longsworth on Sunday afternoon brought to an end an intense manhunt that had been undertaken by police officers in Belize City since Friday evening.  While his [...]

ComPol Says No Apology for Labeling Jungle Residents as Harborers

In the pursuit of Kenrick Longsworth, Belize City police descended on Pickstock Hutment, popularly known as Jungle.  In a social media post, Commissioner Williams suggested that the fugitive stepfather was [...]

Documents Surface Alleging a Minister Received Money from a U.S. National Involved in a Huge Fraud

A throve of documents has been obtained on a complex case in the U.S. Courts  involving an alleged scheme to illegally obtain more than five hundred million U.S. dollars in [...]

Legal Year 2020-2021 Declared Open

The traditional opening of the Supreme Court took place as scheduled this morning.  Members of the Judiciary were in full force as they made their way to the courtroom following [...]

Immigrants Meet with Minister Bev Williams

At this time, a meeting is currently underway at the Swift Hall in the Lake Independence constituency of Belize City where as promised, Minister of State for Immigration, Beverly Williams, [...]

The Tomb of an Orange Walk Resident is Vandalized and His Body Exhumed

Less than twenty-four hours after the body of Emil Escalante was laid to rest over the weekend, the tomb at the cemetery in Orange Walk was broken into and his [...]

BPD Owes Six Figure Hotel Bill; Who Will Pay?

The Belize Police Department owes a San Pedro hotel over a hundred thousand dollars. The hefty hotel tab is reportedly for accommodations for officers who have been working on the [...]

Trove of Ammo Found in Belmopan Area

Belmopan Police carried out a number of operations in the Belmopan area over the weekend. One of the operations netted a trove of ammunition. Police say that the more than [...]

Guatemalan Nominates Judge for I.C.J. Territorial Dispute Case with Belize

Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington confirmed to the media today that Guatemala has nominated a judge who will sit on the bench to hear submissions on the territorial, insular and [...]

Guatemalans Remain on Belizean Land

Two Guatemalan families remain settled on Belizean territory along the western border. They are residing in an area known as Barrio el Juda and the property belongs to businessman Jorge [...]

Charges in Santa Cruz Abduction

Police say one man will be charged in connection with an abduction and beating in Santa Cruz Village. The incident happened minutes before midnight last week Wednesday. Twenty-six-year-old Stefan Kerr [...]

Shooting in Hattieville

In the crime blotter, there was a shooting in which a twenty-one-year-old man was shot in Hattieville on Friday night.  Police say that Tyrone Belisle was at home when he [...]

Lord’s Bank Villager is Targeted by Gunman

The second victim of the gun violence over the weekend was Philip Guzman, a resident of the Hollywood area in Lord’s Bank Village. Guzman was heading home from work when [...]

Belize City Man Critical with Gunshot Injuries

Michael Pook was at his worksite when he came under gunfire. Pook is hospitalized in a critical condition. Police say that they are pursuing different angle, even taking a look [...]

Fire in Jane Usher

There was fire in Belize City just before two o’clock this morning. No one was at the house when it went up in flames. The Fire Department managed to contain [...]

Gender Neutral Rank for Female Officers

The Belize Police Department says that it’s in the process of designating ranks within the force as gender-neutral. Currently, the female police constables are referred to as W.P.C.  Moving forward, [...]

Female Officers to Take Legal Action over Hairstyles

And on the topic of female police officers, today Commissioner Chester Williams told the media that two of his officers will take the department to court. The legal action is [...]

The Weekend in Sports

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