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Escapee Shot Dead, Several Others Injured/Detained

It is the largest jailbreak in recent history and one fatality has been confirmed as a result, while several others are injured and recaptured.  As many as twenty-eight inmates managed [...]

28 Inmates Escape from the Belize Central Prison!

At news time, there are at least twenty-four prisoners on the lam; one has been killed and three have been recaptured in an operation in which police and the B.D.F. [...]

1 Prisoner is Fatally Shot During Prison Uprising

The police and B.D.F. search stretched miles away from the Hattieville prison extending to the Coastal Road where there was an exchange of gunfire between a group of the escapees [...]

Escapee Mark Pelayo is Captured on Boom Road

So far we are told that at least one prisoner was shot and killed and two others captured during an operation on the Coastal Road.  Police and B.D.F. are still [...]

Were Escapees Assisted by Prison Guards?

The circumstances of the largest jailbreak in recent history are puzzling given the fact that three prison guards were held hostage for five hours by a prison trustee who was [...]

Prison Guard Held Hostage Recounts Traumatic Experience

Three prison officers were held hostage during the brazen jailbreak. One of them is Wendell Coc, a Basic Grade Prisoner Officer. He was on the first floor of the Administration [...]

No Cameras Located Where Prisoners Escaped

The twenty-eight prisoners escaped through the rear of the prison compound near the Administration Segregation building.  There are no cameras in that area and so there are no images of [...]

Lova is Shot and Killed in Alaska

Police had their hands full on the extended weekend. Aside from the unprecedented jail break, there was a narco-plane landing and three persons were murdered over the weekend.  The first [...]

A Bold Murder on Yabra Court

The second person to die in a hail of bullets over the weekend is Shakeem Dennison. The twenty-six-year-old was brazenly murdered on Monday afternoon when he was playing basketball, the [...]

Murders amid the Quarantine Regulations

The victims of both Belize City murders, according to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, were persons who were in violation of the Quarantine Regulations, as one was socializing in the [...]

Woman is Murdered in San Pedro; Her Husband is Detained

The third murder for the weekend took place in San Pedro Town. Marisela Gonzalez was executed; shot to the head and her body discarded near the dump site on the [...]

Suspected Drug Plane Lands; Crew Offload Cargo, Destroy and Bury the Aircraft!

A suspected drug plane landed in a remote area between Shipyard and Crooked Tree Village early on Sunday morning.  When police arrived on scene, the crew had already offloaded the [...]

Police Say Suspected Drug Plane Cargo May Be Long Gone by Now

As you heard just now, Commissioner Chester Williams said that three pieces of heavy equipment were found at the scene. The police have since seized the equipment and are working [...]

Two More Victims Die of COVID-19

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 has gone up a notch. Two more persons died as a result of having contracted COVID-19 over the weekend.  Those numbers were recorded [...]

COVID Makes its Way to Three B.D.F. Camps

From recent statistics gathered by the Ministry of Health, there are indications that COVID-19 has found its way into three military camps in the north, west and south of the [...]

No New Cases of COVID at Central Prison

At the Belize Central Prison, the number of COVID-19 cases appears to be contained at sixteen thus far.  According to DHS Manzanero, eight prison officers, as well as eight inmates, [...]

New Daily Flights Added at P.G.I.A.

At the Philip Goldson International Airport, new flights are being added to the daily schedule; however, some visitors are presenting nucleic acid tests as opposed to the standard tests being [...]

20 Persons are Displaced by Partridge Street Fire in the City

As many as twenty persons are without roofs over their heads tonight.  A fire on Friday night completely destroyed an apartment complex located on Partridge Street in Belize City.  The [...]

Man Escapes Grave Injury after House is Set on Fire with Him Sleeping Inside

There was a second fire in Belize City that gutted a wooden house belonging to the Ramclam family.  On Monday night, the Ramclam family was asleep when the fire broke [...]

Attorney Arthur Saldivar on Peace Movement’s Injunction

Executive members of the Belize Peace Movement today filed papers at the Belize Court General Registry seeking a Court injunction to stop the General Elections set for November eleventh.  The [...]

Spanish Lookout Residents Not Adhering to COVID-19 Control Measures?

When it comes to policing COVID-19, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says his officers are issuing too many warnings and not taking enough action to charge those breaking the law. [...]