Body found in Western Paradise area

Police have confirmed the discovery of the body of a man inside a house at mile 8 on the George Price Highway. Complete details are not known at this time but police have announced that the body showed apparent chop wounds to the head and have classified the incident as murder....

Two Guatemalan xateros arrested in Belize’s Forest

Two Guatemalan xateros found in Belize’s forest were arrested and charged in San Ignacio. Acording to reports, on Friday the 14th June, the Joint Forces Team on patrol in the Chiquibul base at Tapir Camp detained two male Hispanic persons who were maneuvering to cross the main...

NEMO issues Advisory on Tropical Depression

Belizeans spent a very wet Father’s Day weekend as a result of severe rains affecting the country. The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) this morning confirmed that the rains are a result of Tropical Depression No. 2 which formed several hours ago from an...

Dangriga family’s home destroyed by fire

A Dangriga family is tonight asking the public’s assistance after their home was completely destroyed by fire. It happened over the weekend and our Dangriga correspondent Harry Arzu spoke to the owner of the home. He filed the following report. Harry Arzu – Dangriga...

University of Belize Fires Professor Patrick Menzies

University of Belize Fires Professor Patrick Menzies. Mr Menzies is well known within the media circle as a social activist and the UB Lecturer, whose students recently conducted a research which shows that the University of Belize is overcharging students for some courses. This...

Opposition Leader speaks out on current issues

Earlier this year the People’s United Party (PUP) had plans for a national demonstration to highlight alleged abuses and inefficiencies of the ruling United Democratic Party (UDP). But there has been nothing heard of it since and members of the press asked Opposition Leader...

NTUCB declares support for Government’s move to recover registries

Last week we aired the Opposition Leader’s response to allegations that he and former Prime Minister Musa signed a secret  agreement to extend Management   Services   Agreement   for   the   International   Business   Companies   Registry and the Shipping Registry for another...

Life sentences in prison for two men still stand

They were accused of cold-blooded murders in 2002 –after robbing bottling giants Bowen and Bowen, then fleeing the country. First tried and convicted in 2004, the cases of Leslie Pipersburgh and Patrick Robateau have gone as far as London, England and the Privy Council to be...

Stabbing and shooting in Belize City

There was both a stabbing and a shooting incident in Belize City over the weekend. On Friday June, 14th, at 9:30pm police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where they saw RUSHELL LOPEZ, Belizean Domestic of a Fabers Road address, suffering from  (2) stab wounds to the...

Belmopan Police investigates shooting and incidents

Belmopan Police investigates shooting incident. On Sunday June 16th shortly after 1pm. Police  visited the emergency ward at that Western Regional Hospital where they observe Edwardo Antonio GARCIA,  a Salvadoran Farmer of Valley of Peace Village, suffering from a single gunshot...

Local Musician returns from two-week training at Juilliard Music School

Burrell Boom native and musician and teacher Courtney Gillett has scored a pair of major accomplishments. She has just returned from a two-week training for music teachers at the world-renowned Juilliard Music School in New York City, and soon leaves for Panama as Belize’s first...

Toledo Police investigate Carnal Knowledge accusation

Police in the Toledo District is looking for a teacher after a carnal knowledge report by one of his students. Over the weekend a 14yr, old student visited the Police Station in the company of her father and reported that on May 29th around 7:45pm she went to her teacher’s house...

Police investigate firearms offence and robbery

On Saturday June 15th, Police conducted a searched at the residence of 31yr old Omar CALDERON, of Orange Walk Town. Present at time of the search was CALDERON and a 16year old minor. As a result of the search police recovered a black plastic bag containing (12) rounds of blank...

Belizean Artists First hosted Father’s Day Song Competition and Concert

On Saturday night, the Association for Belizean Artists First (ABAF) hosted its fifth annual Father’s Day Song Competition and Concert, which for the first time is being held among high school entrants only. Ahead of the concert, on Friday Promoter Tony Wright told us how his...

Football legend maintains Hostel Field for 27 years

Last week, we met football legend and community activist Bernard “Dubu” Thomas, a star forward on the Coke Milpros teams of the late 1980’s and later on the over-35 Ebony Lake football team. But for the past 27 years, he has been known for something else: a one-man effort to...