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Lynroy Longsworth is Taken Down in a Hail of Bullets on Mahogany Street

The spate of gun violence in the Lake Independence area continues unabated, despite the fact that the Commissioner of Police has gone on record to state that additional measures will [...]

Dudu Cherrington is Executed in Gang Flare Up in Gungulung

The Belize Police Department is working overtime to mitigate a spike in gun violence in the Lake Independence area which has claimed three lives since Monday.  As you’ve heard, a [...]

Riot Squad Deployed to Quell Uprising Backa Gungulung

In the wake of Cherrington’s murder, numerous gunshots rang out in Lake I prompting the police department to deploy a riot squad to quell the unrest.  When the officers arrived [...]

Minister of Home Affairs Commends Riot Squad!

New Minister of Home Affairs, Kareem Musa praised the police officers who responded to the spate of gun violence in the city.  Musa says that the officers displayed remarkable control [...]

“No Lotion and Powder fi Bad Man” – Chester Williams

The flare up of tensions between feuding gangs in Lake Independence has forced the police department to re-strategize its approach to crime fighting where gangs are concerned.  While specific instructions [...]

Could the PIV/BLC Bloodbath have been Prevented?

Could the police department, particularly the officers assigned to the Mahogany Street Precinct, have prevented the recent eruption of gang violence in Lake Independence?  ComPol Williams says he won’t play [...]

Charles Young Escaped Hail of Bullets with Just a Graze!

A Belize City man was lucky to escape a barrage of bullets on Monday afternoon when someone tried to kill him. Charles Young Junior was at the intersection of Western [...]

State of Emergency – A Kneejerk Reaction to Urban Gang Warfare

You’ve heard Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa commend the way the police officers responded to the violence. Musa told the press today that with the spate of crime in [...]

Floyd Carter is Executed on East Collet Canal

The third murder was the first to be recorded on Tuesday, just before six p.m. and is believed to be completely unrelated to the gun violence in the Saint Martin’s [...]

Belize Bank and Scotia Bank Merger Gets the Go Ahead

Prime Minister John Briceño and his cabinet today confirmed that the merger between Belize Bank Limited and the Bank of Nova Scotia Limited has been approved.  The confirmation was sent [...]

The List of C.E.O.s for the Respective Government Ministries

A new list of Chief Executive Officers in the respective government ministries has been published and released through the office of Prime Minister John Briceno.  They are as follows:  Narda [...]

San Pedro Police Destroys 100 Kilos of Drugs

The San Pedro Police Formation today carried out a drug destruction exercise on the island.  More than a hundred kilos of several types of drugs were destroyed by fire.  The [...]

San Pedro Crime Rate Low

Crime in San Pedro has been relatively low over the past few months. The last recorded murder was in mid October and the victim was twenty-eight-year-old Marisela Gonzales who was [...]

More COVID-19 Deaths

There are five more COVID-19 deaths to report tonight. The victims are four males and one female between the ages of fifty-three and ninety-one years. The Corozal District recorded three [...]

COVID Concerns on La Isla Bonita Grows

Ambergris Caye has registered one thousand and eighteen cases of COVID-19. Three hundred and forty-two of those cases remain active. There are concerns growing that a surge in cases is [...]

Kareem Musa Tests Negative for COVID-19

Cayo West Area Representative Jorge “Milin” Espat remains hospitalized after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. He says that the prognosis is good.  Meanwhile, Toledo East Area Representative, Mike Espat is [...]

More than a Dozen Families in Ridge Lagoon Estate Affected by Floodwaters

Today, we were out at the Ridge Lagoon Estate, a community just off the Boom/Hattieville Road that has been under water for days. More than half a dozen families have [...]

Canoes Returned to Santa Cruz Villagers!

About three months ago, we told you about the canoes that were confiscated from residents in Santa Cruz village in northern Belize.  Since mid-August, the police held on to the [...]

Attorney Kevin Arthurs Recommended to be C.E.O. in Ministry of Home Affairs & New Growth Industries

Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries Kareem Musa confirmed to the media this afternoon that attorney Kevin Arthurs is his Chief Executive Officer. Arthurs is no stranger, other [...]

Hemp Industry in the Making?

Kareem Musa is the Minister of New Growth Industries. It is a new ministry created by the Briceño administration and its purpose is to invest in viable industries that would [...]

16 Days of Activism Launched!

Today, Belize launched the sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence under the 2020 global theme: Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect! It’s an annual international campaign used to [...]

Y.E.S. Launches New Domestic Violence Campaign!

To coincide with the launch of the sixteen days of activism, the Youth Enhancement Services launched a domestic violence awareness campaign that features the work of local artists. Karen Cain, [...]

Y.E.S. to Champion Proposed Charges for Domestic Abusers

The campaign is only half of the Youth Enhancement Services’ initiative to tackle domestic violence. Cain says that YES will be submitting a position paper to cabinet with proposed changes [...]

PC Mena’s Family Receives Life Insurance Cheque!

Today, the Belize Police Department handed over an insurance cheque to Elodia Mena, the wife of deceased Police Corporal Anibal Mena. As we reported back in early September, Mena was [...]