Ernest Meighan killed in Belize City

There were four shooting incidents in a span of approximately 12 hours in Belize City over the weekend. But it was the last one that has shocked the nation, and particularly the sporting world. 42 year old Ernest Dwayne “Jawmeighan” Meighan was visiting family on...

Santi Castillo remembers Ernest Meighan

If it were only that he was a two-time Cross Country champion or KREM Classic champion, then Ernest “Jawmeighan” Meighan would have done enough to be forever remembered by Belizeans. But he did far more than that, and in such greater style that he transformed himself...

Murder suspect gunned down near Boulevard

The other weekend murder in Belize City took place seven hours earlier and several blocks away, at the corner of Gibnut Street and Central American Boulevard. According to police , 20 year old Raheem Crawford and 25 year old Kevin Faber were on a motorcycle on Gibnut Street...

Numerous weekend shootings in Belize City

There were a number of other shootings in Belize City this weekend. According to police reports, at around 8:30 on Friday night,  25 year old Mauricio Rodriguez, a Belizean Construction worker, was socializing in a yard in Apollo Street in the Belama phase 4 area, Belize city,...

Man found dead at boatyard

A watchman is under suspicion of murder, following the discovery of a dead body on Saturday morning. Around 8:54 a.m., police responded to a report at a boat yard at Mile 7 3/4 on the George Price Highway, where 42-year-old Jose Portillo, an Honduran national, was seen with...

Police shoot man who was trying to harm his own niece

On Sunday August 10th, police officers shot Raymond Flowers, as he was reportedly chasing after his niece with the intent to harm. According to reports, at around 9:30 on Sunday night, 23 year old Stacey Shalene Williams got into an argument with her uncle Raymond Flowers, who...

Police plan to increase presence in gun battled Belize City

It has been a rough weekend of crime in the old capital. In an attempt to reassure the public, the  Police Department issued a press release “expressing deepest condolences to the families and friends grieving the loss of their loved ones as a result of the recent spike of crime...

Abetment and attempted murder charges for pair

Twenty-nine year old Indira Mejia, a self-employed resident of Orange Walk Town, was charged with abetment to commit murder, when she appeared on Monday before the Chief Magistrate, Anne Marie Smith. Chief Magistrate Smith did not take a plea because the offence is indictable....

Traffic accident in Belmopan, non fatal

p style=”text-align: left;”>A red dodge pickup truck and a taxi collided in front of the Ministry of Works in Belmopan around 11:30 Monday morning. The blue SUV, driven at the time by Vincenta Hope, a Belmopan Taxi Operator, was lodged on to the front of the pickup...

Nello Player, TR Shine repeat as National Song Champions

The Memorial Park hosted a record crowd attending the sixth annual National Song Competition Final on Saturday night in Belize City. The 15 finalists impressed all present with the range of their performance and enthusiasm for creating the soundtrack of the upcoming September...

UB hosts annual Summer reading programme

As part of the University of Belize’s community outreach program, the University in Belmopan holds an annual summer reading program under the team “Read to Succeed.” Friday August 8th saw the conclusion of the 6th annual summer reading program. The two week program targeted...

Comedy Play Planned For Belmopan

This Saturday, Central Assemblies of God Church, under the Directorate of Clifford Garbutt, will be putting off a Comedy Play in Belmopan. The name of the play is Rootsville and it is sure to be a fun filled family time. The play is being done in collaboration with PlusTV as a...