Early Morning Fire Kills Elderly Woman

There was a fire in Belize City this morning at the corner of Cleghorn and Douglas Jones Streets. But what makes this fire different is that it appears to have been deliberately set – and the victim is an 84 year old woman who lived alone and largely kept to herself. Isoline...

Elderly Man Shot and Robbed

Another elderly person was the victim of a crime yesterday.  57-year-old Levi Brown, a Belizean Security Supervisor of J&B Security Firm and a resident of Belize City, was shot to the back of the head yesterday evening at about 6:30. Police reports are that Brown was riding...

Dead Body Found was Chopped to the Neck

The body of another elderly man was found on Tuesday evening but police were awaiting the results of a post mortem to determine the course of their investigation. It turns out it was murder. On Tuesday the decomposed body was discovered in Santana Village, Ladyville. It was about...

Police Investigating Sexual Misconduct of Baptist High School Teachers

On Wednesday we reported on allegations made against two teachers from the  Belmopan  Baptist High School. They are both accused of having sexual affairs with female students of the same high school. Reliable sources told us that one of those teachers resigned last week while the...

Party Favorites to Benefit from NCL Deal?

There was a meeting on Tuesday night in Independence village at the High School attended by the four caretakers for the United Democratic Party in the southern districts, members of the Cabinet Sub-Committee on Investment chaired by Senator Godwin Hulse, as well as Minister of...

16 Year old Arrested for Shooting a Mother and her Son

Police have arrested a 16 year old San Pedro resident for the shooting incident that left a mother and her son with bullet wounds. As we reported on Monday, the incident happened in the San Pedrito area of the island on Saturday. The mother and her 23 year old son were standing...

Guatemalans Busted for Drug Trafficking in Belize

A taxi man was busted with weed  on Wednesday, May 20th. Five persons, three men and two women, were inside the taxi at the time of the bust and were arrested and charged for drug trafficking. According to San Ignacio Police, the arrest was as a result of  a joint operation...

Jason Lawrence Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

From the very beginning, he has admitted his guilt.  But today, a jury of 12 formally found 37 year old Jason Bruce Lawrence, guilty of murder.  ‘Justice Troadio Gonzalez duly sentenced him to life in prison. He was charged with the murder of nurse Mercedes Carrillo at...

COLA demands Penner file from Police Commissioner

Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie has written back to president of COLA Giovanni Brackett, regretfully declining his request for disclosure of information gathered by Police during their investigation of former Immigration Minister of State Elvin Penner whom COLA is charging...

Belize Action Plans Protest in Solidarity with Fired Professor Brendan Bain

Professor Brendan Bain was officially terminated from the University of the West Indies on Tuesday May 20th as a result of LGBT pressures. The backlash has been loud as cries of “foul” have been heard across the Caribbean. Students and other concerned persons, had silently...

National Council on Ageing Releases Documentary

Our time here on Earth is limited, and often the last years of one’s life can be unnecessarily complicated. There are currently 33,000 persons over the age of 60 in Belize, and every year another 1,200 persons join them, making Belize, already one of the youngest nations in the...

Nicole C. Mullen’s Gears up for Concert in Belmopan

Nicole Mullen is well known by Christians for her hit song “ I know my Redeemer lives”. Nicole C. Mullen has been back and forth to Belize over the past couple of years, mainly to establish after school programs for young girls and boys to become more spiritually motivated. But...