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Akeem Augustine’s Family is Confident in Identity of Dismembered Body

On Friday, we reported on the discovery of a dismembered body in the vicinity of Jane Usher Boulevard. Tonight, the family of a missing Belize City resident has come forward [...]

Authorities Yet to Confirm Identity of Body Found on Friday

And, while Augustine’s family is confident that the discovered human remains are his, today Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero told reporters that authorities are yet to confirm an identity. [...]

Belize City Bids Farewell to William Dawson

This afternoon at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City, dozens of mourners, including government officials, the brass of the Belize Police Department, as well as members of various Belize [...]

Day Three of the Manslaughter Trial in Shooting Death of Laddie Gillett

Late this evening, just before five p.m., day three of the trial against former Corporal of Police Kareem Martinez resumed. Three more witnesses were called to the stand by the [...]

A Virtual Session of the Court on a Saturday

In an effort to dispose of the case as quickly as possible, on Saturday, January twenty-eighth, Justice Antoinette Moore held a virtual court proceeding. It is not common, but it [...]

Manslaughter Proceedings Going to the Beach Where Deadly Shooting Occurred

At the end of today’s proceedings, Justice Moore informed the defense and attorneys for the crown that she would like to take Wednesday’s session to the location where the incident [...]

Amnesty Project Revisits Belize District as Application Period Winds Down

There are less than four weeks to go before the three-month extension period for the amnesty program expires and the folks at the helm of that project have been busy [...]

UNICEF Supports Host Communities of Irregular Migrants

Aside from the assistance that UNICEF provides the migrants in their application process, the organization also supports the communities where these migrants and refugees live. UNICEF’s Country Representative, Alison Parker [...]

UNICEF’S Work in Belize Continues in Five Critical Areas

But aside from the assistance that UNICEF provides for migrant hubs and the communities where irregular migrants make their home, the organization has been investing in key areas in other [...]

A Task Force to Revive Belize’s Shrimp Industry

Early Mortality Syndrome, or EMS, is one of the main reasons why the local shrimp industry shrank by eighty percent over the last decade. But, a newly established task force [...]

Export Market Ready for Belize’s Shrimp

According to O’Brien, a revived shrimp industry can take advantage of several export markets, including Taiwan, whose government has already expressed interest in purchasing Belize’s shrimp. O’Brien noted that of [...]

Weekend Stabbing Leaves Belize City Businessman Injured

A thirty-four-year-old businessman was viciously attacked by a pair of robbers over the weekend in Belize City.  Deepak Cataria was accosted by the men who restrained him and proceeded to [...]

Motorcyclist Perishes in R.T.A. on Southern Highway

There was also a fatal road traffic accident in southern Belize over the weekend.  It involved a police constable who collided into a pedestrian while he was crossing the Southern [...]

Youth Denied Bail on Robbery Charges

A youth who is known to the law has been accused of robbing two gas attendants at gunpoint. Eighteen-year-old Aaron Chavez, who got into trouble while he was out on [...]

Son Faces Prison Time for Stealing $38K from His Mother

Twenty-five-year-old Jose Raul Pineda, a construction worker of Belize City, appeared unrepresented in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court earlier today where he confessed to stealing thirty-eight thousand, five hundred dollars [...]

The Belize Elite Basketball League Returns; Mia Sylvester Continues to Break Records in Shot Put

Welcome back to our second edition of Sports Monday for 2023, I am Paul Lopez. The National Elite Basketball League is back, but under a new name, the Belize Elite [...]