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  • Police arrest one for Back-A-Town shooting

    After being busted with a .380 pistol loaded with 7 live rounds in its chamber, Nisani Daniel Garcia was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court. He appeared unrepresented before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser where he was read charges of keepin...
  • Guilty of Attempting to kill his Cousin

    Kevaughan Staine remains on remand after he was convicted on a charge of attempted murder. This conviction took place on Friday, May 4, 2018 before Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams. Staine was charged for the attempted murder of Taisha Staine, his cou...
  • Chased, shot and killed in St. Matthews

    Dean Glenford Galvez, a 21 year-old laborer of Saint Matthews Village in the Cayo District, has been charged with murder for the shooting death of his fellow villager, 19 year-old Roni Casasola Jr.. His relatives say that the man who shot him to death was...
  • Daniel Guardado killed for no apparent reason

    Daniel Guardado, a 43 year-old working man in Belize City, was murdered over the weekend in an unexplained and apparently senseless shooting. He reportedly had no ties to the streets or criminal activities, yet, he was ruthlessly shot and killed by a gunm...
  • Hattieville Family spared jail time for Drugs and Ammunition

    A family of four Hattieville residents is lucky to be home after two of the four were charged with drug and ammunition related offenses in November 2017. Sonia Shepherd, 61, her children, Aretha and Kenrick Danderson, and her 18-year-old grandson Hakeem O...
  • Father on remand for Incest of 13 year old girl

    A 42-year-old fisherman, whose identity cannot be revealed, was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on Monday, May 7, 2018 on one count of incest. This man was accused of a sexual crime against his daughter and as a result, he was only read ...
  • Weed client killed Jason Sutherland

    Belize City police suspect but must confirm that Jason Sutherland, 29, was murdered in what looks to be an ongoing feud between two warring gangs. Sutherland was shot and killed by a man who pretended to be a non-threatening marijuana customer. On Thursd...
  • Luis Velasquez owes $40,000 in liquor

    A man who was wanted by the Supreme Court for fraud is now in police custody and a determination is to be reached as to how he will pay a $40,000 debt owed to L&R Liquors. That man is 36-year-old Luis Velasquez. He was found by police in the village of Ma...
  • Murder suspect walks free-caution statement ruled inadmissible

    On May 17, 2012, 48-year-old Jermaine McNab was gunned down while inside his store, Mobile Hardware, located at the corner of Curassow Street and Cemetery Road. McNab was shot three times to the body and died on the spot. For that murder, an 18-year-old A...
  • Taxi man called out and killed

    Sbeiro Habib Hajjara, a 36 year-old Honduran Taxi driver living in Belize City, was found dead inside his taxi vehicle early on Sunday, May 6. He was on the job, and it is uncertain why he was killed. Another innocent law-abiding citizen was murdered in c...
  • Remand for Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition

    Belize Police were able to take another illegal firearm off the streets when they arrested and charged Malique Gentle for the offense of keeping unlicensed firearm and ammunitions. The 21-year-old was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on M...
  • 2018 Youth Innovation Challenge

    The opening ceremony of the fifth annual Youth Innovation Challenge was held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex. This year’s challenge, held under the theme “Literacy for Financial Security”, saw the participation of ten ...
  • Belize to measure Iodine Intake in Children

    The ministries of Health and of Education, in partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF), and Iodine Global Network, will be working together to carry out a survey. That survey will be use...
  • GOB takes Ashcroft Alliance for 100 Million Dollars

    Justice Courtney Abel has heard opening arguments in the first of a three-day trial in the claim that the Government controlled company, Sunshine Holdings Limited, has made against the Government of Belize and the Ashcroft Alliance. The company is seekin...
  • A Bitter Pill for Pitts

    With the slogan, (From “Lee Johnnycake Gyal” to Dr. Candice Pitts  Back to serve Port) Candice Pitts launched her campaign to dethrone Gilroy Usher as the PUP standard bearer in the Port Loyola constituency. But while her campaign was impassioned and...
  • Candice Pitts sticks it to the PUP

    It happened just like we expected, Dr. Candice Pitts has gone on the offense. She hit the PUP hard for what she considered as the PUP doing her an injustice. For context, let us lay out the situation as it happened. Pitts was being encouraged to mount a c...
  • CARICOM members to phase out incandescent bulbs

    As members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) move to become more energy efficient, steps are being taken to phase out the use of incandescent bulbs. On the basis of a mandate from the CARICOM Energy Ministers, plans for the phasing out are being develo...
  • Building resilience to Climate Change

    The National Climate Change Office (NCCO), which is part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, Sustainable Development and Immigration, has conducted a workshop. That workshop was aimed at building Belize’s national capac...
  • CWU seeks redress for Citco Employees

    Six employees have been terminated from the Belize City Council and among them two are members of the Christian Workers Union. We sought comment from the newly elected president, Mose Hyde who promptly replied to our query stating the following: “The u...
  • Belize signs Loan with IDB to Reduce Climate Vulnerability

    The Government of Belize has entered into a loan agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank to reduce climate vulnerability in the country. That contract was signed on Monday, May 7, 2018 where Prime Minister of Belize, Rt. Hon. Dean Barrow, and D...