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Murder on Kraal Road; A Suspect is Shot Dead in Return Fire

Deadly gunfire erupted on Kraal Road on Sunday night and in the aftermath, two Belize City men lay mortally wounded.  Sometime before nine o’clock, Gary Young was inside a yard [...]

Police Say Deadly Kraal Road Shooting isn’t Double Murder

According to ASP Yearwood, the incident is not being investigated as a double murder, notwithstanding the fact that police have not determined whether the weapon used to kill Guy is [...]

Guatemalan Murdered in Belmopan: Described as Hard-Working Area Resident

Police have detained at least two people for questioning following the murder of a Guatemalan resident of Belmopan. On Saturday morning, a passerby found the lifeless body of fifty-year-old Armando [...]

Fisheries Personnel Robbed at Gunpoint while in the Sea Doing Research

A team of law enforcement officers is investigating a robbery involving a duo of Hispanic men and Belize Fisheries Department personnel. The Belizeans were in the Bacalar Chico Reserve conducting [...]

Independence Fisherman Missing; Boat Found with Bullet Holes

The Belize Coast Guard is currently conducting a search for Karl Wagner after his fishing boat was found capsized and riddled with bullets. Wagner, a resident of Independence Village, set [...]

Caught on Camera: Armed Robberies in the North and West

Over the weekend, there were a string of armed robberies reported in the Orange Walk and Cayo Districts as well as at sea within the Bacalar Chico Marine Reserve. The [...]

Kareem Smith Escapes Attempt on His Life

Lake Independence resident Kareem Smith escaped grave injury on Sunday, when he came under armed attack by someone who emerged from a vehicle on Mahogany Street.  Smith, who is no [...]

Ryan Foster is Shot on Sarstoon Street

An attempt was also made on the life of a Belize City resident on Sunday.  Ryan Foster was riding a bicycle in the company of another individual when they came [...]

Ramiro De la Rosa Granted Bail

Today, Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser granted a stay of execution in the case of Ramiro De la Rosa.  He was sentenced earlier this month after police searched his home in [...]

Wire Tap Evidence Struck Out in Andrew Bennett Case

In other court news, the prosecution presenting the case against attorney Andrew Bennett did not reach very far in court today when their attempt to submit wire-tapped evidence was struck [...]

Belize City Man Homeless after Fire Consumes House

A Belize City man lost his house and all his belongings to a fire over the weekend. Tyrone Stevens had just left his house to go buy tacos and minutes [...]

Hundreds Get Vaccinated at Michael Finnegan Market

The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues with its nationwide vaccination campaign and this past Saturday, a vaccination centre was set up at the Michael Finnegan Market in Belize City. [...]

Health Minister of Vaccination Benefits

The goal is to reach herd immunity, which is to have about seventy percent of the country’s population vaccinated. One hundred and twenty-one thousand four hundred and eighty-seven persons have [...]

Minister Chebat: Fear-Mongering Antivaxxers Doing a Disservice to Belizeans

On Saturday afternoon a small group of persons, in support of the antivaxxer group, the Belize Rights and Justice Movement, organized a small protest at the Belize Civic Centre compound.  [...]

Port of Belize Limited C.E.O. Discusses Revenue Challenges

The Port of Belize Limited is slowly bouncing back after taking a major hit to its bottom line in 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Sugar exports were [...]

P.B.L. and C.W.U. to Meet this Week

C.E.O. Lane also addressed the negotiations between P.B.L. and the Christian Workers Union since talks resume on Wednesday.  Lane says a first meeting will be held to discuss the staff [...]

U.D.P. “Laments” Move of Sugar to Big Creek Port

In related news, this afternoon, the United Democratic Party sent out a release in support of the stevedores.  The party says the move by A.S.R./B.S.I. to transfer its operations from [...]

Stake Bank Granted Application for Judicial Review of Port of Magical Belize Environmental Clearance

Stake Bank Enterprises has been granted an application for judicial review of the environmental clearance granted to Port of Magical Belize.  The Department of the Environment gave the clearance in [...]

Speed Guns and Breathalyzers for Transport Department

Road safety was the focus today as the Department of Transport received a donation of sixteen-speed guns, twenty-six breathalyzers with five thousand mouthpieces.  The equipment was handed over by the [...]

Pressure for Police Reform Continues with Citizen Vigils and Petition

The rallies since the killing of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett in Placencia have persisted countrywide. Since last week and over the weekend, three communities have come out calling for constitutional and [...]