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St. Martin’s One Stop Auto Care Targeted in Deadly Shooting

An old beef involving one of several persons who came together as reformed gang members to embark upon a business venture, has left one Belize City resident dead and four [...]

Old Beef Haunts Community Effort; Four Injured, One Dead

As many as twenty spent nine millimeter shells were recovered from the scene of the shooting at the New Community Resource Hub.  According to police, a white sports utility vehicle [...]

Despite Tragedy, Shooting Victims Will Continue with Auto Care Initiative

The United States Embassy, which was instrumental in funding the initiative, has issued a release acknowledging that while it is aware of the tragic incident, it remains committed to supporting [...]

Malik Acosta is Shot and Dies Inside His Vehicle

On Sunday night, shots rang out once again in the Old Capital, this time near the intersection of West Street and Water Lane. Today, shards of glass from a vehicle [...]

Gang Violence Seemingly Out of Control in Belize City

The recent flare up of gang violence in Belize City prompted a meeting of senior officers within the police department to meet this afternoon.  During that meeting a new strategy [...]

Karen Pinto Shot in Belize City

Twenty-eight-year-old Karen Pinto is recovering this evening after she was shot on Sunday night. Pinto and a family member were on Antelope Street Extension when they were approached by two [...]

Mennonite Businessman and Minor Die in Traffic Accident on Boom/Hattieville Road

Just after eight o’clock on Saturday night, there was a fatal traffic accident on the Burrell Boom/Hattieville Road near the Gentleville community. A Ford Ranger pickup driven at the time [...]

Who Brutally Murdered Darwin Chavarria and Why?

Cattle Landing resident Darwin Chavarria was brutally murdered last week. The body of the thirty-seven-year-old was found on Thursday on the Waterhole Road near the outskirts of Punta Gorda Town [...]

ComPol Williams Says Michelle Brown to be Charged Internally

The woman police officer who investigators believe murdered well-known barber Fareed Ahmad was acquitted of that charge on Friday.  W.P.C. Michelle Brown walked out a free woman after Supreme Court Justice [...]

ComPol Says Officers Were Attacked by “Mob of Women”

Chaos erupted on Friday night on Antelope Street Extension in Belize City.  An all-out brawl between several women and police officers broke out and the shocking incident was captured on [...]

216 Persons Arrested for Violating Quarantine Regulations!

Two hundred and sixteen persons were arrested and charged for violating the quarantine regulations. One hundred and twelve persons were arrested for failing to wear a face mask in public. [...]

Water Taxi Concerned About New S.I.

Statutory Instrument one-seventy-five of 2020 came into effect on December twentieth, with restrictions for not only public, but also private transportation, which it says is for the purposes of preventing, [...]

Restrictions Threaten Jobs of Water Taxi Employees

Since the COVID-19 pandemic in Belize, runs to and from San Pedro were stopped temporarily. When the lockdown was lifted for Ambergris Caye, traffic to the island resumed, but it [...]

Police Commissioner Says No Drug Plane Found

Over the weekend, a Mexican news outlet reported that a drug plane had landed on Belizean territory.  Linea De Fuego in Quintana Roo reported that the plane had landed near [...]

Zee Edgell and Fred Hunter Pass Away

Preeminent Belizean author, Zee Edgell has passed away at age eighty, following a battle with cancer.  Edgell penned four novels, including Beka Lamb and In Times Like These, as well [...]

Coast Guard Hosts Young Sea Cadets to Christmas Lunch

This afternoon at the Gateway Youth Center, the Belize Coast Guard hosted a handful of children who are part of its Sea Cadet Program to lunch.  It is part of [...]

Making Rum Popo for Christmas

The Christmas holiday has always been a time when family and friends get together to enjoy each other’s company and celebrate the season to be merry. But 2020 has proven to [...]