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Raheem Faber is Gunned Down on Ebony Street

Within days of the lifting of the curfew, violence has returned to the streets of the city. Two men were killed over the weekend and it is believed the murders [...]

Raheem Myles is Murdered in Retaliation

Less than twenty-four hours after the killing of Raheem Faber, Raheem Myles was gunned down. Police believe it was a retaliatory murder, avenging the shooting death of Faber.  When Myles [...]

A Chopping Death in Southern Belize

A man was killed in southern Belize. The body of Pedro Cus was found this morning around ten-forty behind his uncle’s property in San Pedro Columbia in Toledo. Reports are [...]

Four Men, Including a Minor, Are Arraigned for Armed Robbery at Scotiabank

The four persons accused of carrying out a brazen afternoon armed robbery at Scotiabank Belama Branch appeared in court today.  Anthony Barrow, Jason McKenzie, Leon Westby and a minor are [...]

Police Seeking Two Suspects in Oasis Bar Robbery

There was a robbery in the city and police are looking for two suspects. It happened around three o’clock on Saturday afternoon at the Oasis Bar on the Philip Goldson [...]

Latest COVID Patients Confirm Positive on Second Test!

On Friday, Belize recorded two more cases of COVID-19.  This brings the total number of cases to thirty, nine of which are active. Today, thirty-eight more samples were processed, but [...]

ComPol Says Cops Will Not Work at Some Establishments

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that a number of patrons in bars and nightclub establishments weren’t wearing masks this weekend. He notes that social distancing was also not being [...]

Belizean Security Forces Ward Off Narco Plane

Belizeans security forces on Saturday night deterred a narco plane from landing in the country. That plane was forced to crash land on a highway in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The [...]

Murder Case of Steven Moss Gets Underway

The murder case of Steven Moss got underway today before Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams in a trial without a jury. But while the case was set to start, it [...]

Police Say Dylon Flowers is Released Pending Investigation

On Friday we told you that forty-year-old Dylon Flowers was released from police detention pending further investigation. Today Superintendent of Police Alejandro Cowo confirmed this to say that the D.P.P.’s [...]

Cops to Step Up Crime Fighting!

In the past few weeks we’ve been reporting on a number of robberies and just this weekend two Belize City men were killed.  Police say that gang rivalry is at [...]

ComPol Williams: “Gang members will not be allowed to have their way in the city!”

And when it comes to the gangs, Commissioner Chester Williams says that he has zero tolerance for the crimes they are committing and will not be taking it lightly – [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Meets with University’s Finance Subcommittee

As the crisis at the University of Belize continues to fester, the executive of the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union met at length with the president and management [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Still Not Certified Despite Assurances from Labor Department

The failure to have the union certified, according to Doctor Pio Saqui, falls squarely on the Department of Labour since a letter sent to U.B.F.S.U. on January twenty-ninth indicated that [...]

Financial Crisis Leaves UB in Tailspin

The University of Belize spends a huge amount of money in salaries and wages, as much as one point three million dollars every month.  That staggering figure eats up seventy-five [...]

B.M.D.A. Says K.H.M.H.A.’s Decision to Terminate Doctors is Unjustifiable

As part of its cost cutting measures, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has terminated professional contracts.  In May, the hospital ended its contract with Ophthalmologist, Doctor Amin Hegar.  Later in June, [...]

P.P.E.s Donated to Belize

A little over half a million Belize dollars worth of Personal Protective Equipment was donated to Belize by the governments of the United Kingdom, Canada and PAHO/WHO for the country’s [...]

C.W.U. Continues Protest Against P.B.L.

The staff at the Port of Belize Limited today continued their demonstration against their employer. The management at the Port has decided to cut staff salaries by ten percent due [...]

Sedi is Still in the U.D.P.’s Leadership Race

Pickstock Area Representative, Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington is the third candidate running in the upcoming U.D.P. leadership convention this Sunday. The two others are Patrick Faber and John Saldivar. The second [...]

Murdered Five Years Ago and Still No Justice for Kareem Clarke

Five years ago to this date, Kareem Clarke was gunned down in Belize City. The journalist was heading home on his bicycle when he was met by gunfire. Like so [...]

Still No Justice for Kyla Young

Kareem Clarke isn’t the only family member that Melanie Young has lost to gun violence.  Her seventeen-year-old daughter, Kyla Young, was shot and killed in Belize City in February of this [...]