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An Elderly Woman is Chopped to Death in Benque Viejo

A history of bad blood between a pair of elderly neighbors has ended in murder. In Benque Viejo on Saturday morning, Porfiria Morales was walking over to her son’s house [...]

Man Stabbed to Death in Front of Family

A family man from Hopkins Village was stabbed to death on Friday night in front of his house. The incident happened less than two months after a mass shooting and [...]

Police Explain Why Norman Castillo’s Death is Classified as Death Investigation

But while his dad’s stabbing was a clear-cut case of murder for Norton Castillo, Police are still investigating whether the person who inflicted the fatal wounds did so in self [...]

Silver Creek Villager Found Murdered at Bus Stop

There was also a murder in Silver Creek Village in Toledo. A housewife got the worst possible news she could have today when police informed her that her common-law husband [...]

Police Commissioner: Police Will Crack Down on Gangs in Antelope Street Extension Area

One incident which Police were not hesitant to call a murder was the shooting death last Friday of Jarett Crawford in the Antelope Street Extension area of Belize City. Crawford [...]

Police Department Holds First National ComStat Following COVID Pandemic

Crime statistics from various jurisdictions across the country are being compared by the Belize Police Department in an effort to strengthen law enforcement in areas of weakness.  This morning, Commissioner [...]

COMPOL Williams on Antelope Extension Rivaling Groups “I am sick and tired of them”

We also spoke with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams on Saturday in Kings Park where he was attending the finals for the Ministry of Home Affairs Live Life Youth Basketball [...]

ComPol says, Criminal Activity in Antelope Extension Area “is beyond policing”

When asked about the ineffectiveness of policing and patrols as a deterrent to gang violence in these hot spots, the Commissioner of Police responded by saying that the situation is [...]

Fatal RTA on John Smith Road; Motorcyclist Perishes

A Ladyville resident lost his life in a fatal road traffic accident on the John Smith Road overnight on Saturday. Nineteen-year-old Randy Pollard was riding his motorcycle and lost control [...]

Michelle Kwan is New U.S. Ambassador to Belize

After several years without an assigned diplomatic representative in the country, the U.S. senate confirmed former Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan, a longtime Democratic activist, to serve as ambassador to [...]

Foreign Minister Courtenay Discusses Illegal Cuban Migrants in Belize

The illegal influx of Cuban migrants into the country remains a serious concern for the Government of Belize, particularly the Ministry of Immigration. A spike in the arrival of Cuban [...]

Police and Immigration Departments Collaborate In Detention of Illegal Immigrants

We also heard from the Commissioner of Police on the department’s collaboration with the Immigration Department in the detention of illegal immigrants. ComPol Williams says the police continue to maintain [...]

Belizean Flag Planted on Sarstoon Island is Returned to Belize

The Belizean flag, following an altercation between the Belize Territorial Volunteers and the Guatemalan Armed Forces on the Sarstoon River just before Independence Day, has been handed over to Belizean [...]

InterOffice Basketball of Belize in Memory of Ian Mariano, Friday Night Showdown

Welcome to another edition of Sport Monday. I am Paul Lopez. This week we will dive into the results of Friday night’s Inter-Office Basketball showdown inside the Mexico Sports Complex, [...]

Live Life Youth Basketball Tournament Successfully Concludes

Moving on now to some more basketball action, we take you to the Lopez Mateo Park in King’s Park for the finals of the Live Life Youth Basketball Tournament 2022. [...]

Sports Monday Player’s Profile: Kevin Hamilton

And from the Hard Rock Boyz, came the MVP for the Live Life Youth Basketball Tournament. He is none other than Kevin Hamilton. Hamilton, at only twenty eight years old, [...]

Premier League of Belize’s Tenth Week of Competition

To wrap things up for this edition of Sports Monday, we bring you some stats from the Premier League of Belize football. PLB is in its tenth week of competition. [...]

B.T.B. to Appeal Decision

Around mid-September, the Government of Belize lost a legal battle with former Tourism Director Karen Bevans, who sued for unlawful termination from the Belize Tourism Board on March twelfth, 2021. [...]

B.T.B. Launches a Tax Amnesty for Delinquent Property Owners

The Belize Tourism Board has launched a tax amnesty program for property owners that have been operating illegally without a license and not paying their tourism taxes. Reports are that [...]

New Road Safety Measures To Include New Layer of Vehicle Inspection

Minister Ferguson and his team are working on improving road safety in Belize, in light of the recent increase in fatal road traffic accidents. One of the plans they hope [...]

Regional Conference Discusses Moves to Increase Trade in the Caribbean

There have been issues with supply chain management, exacerbated by the COVID pandemic. Organizations have had to either deal with long waiting times or sourcing goods and equipment from other [...]