Three Charged For Murder Of Harrison Smith

Police have charged three Belize City men with the murder of 32 year old Harrison Smith. On Friday night, October 3, around 8:00 p.m. Harrison Smith, of Police Street, Belize City, and 23 year old Eustace Lewis of West Collet Canal were shot at by two men riding on separate...

Lincoln Sabido Murdered In Belize City

30 year old Lincoln Sabido was a victim of gun violence in Belize City over the weekend. With more details here is Police Press Officer Raphael Martinez.   Raphael Martinez – Police Press Officer “On Saturday night, at approximately 10:11 p.m. police visited the corner...

Man stabs the mother of his children, then commits suicide

A domestic dispute in the Southern District of Stann Creek has left a mother in the hospital and a father dead. According to Reports, on Saturday October 4th, sometime before noon, 34 year old Nicole Swazo of Dangriga Town went to Seine Bight village to visit her children, who...

Police Seek 30-years-old Man For Alleged Rape Of 16-years-old Female

A 16-years-old girl from Belize City reported to police that she was at home alone around ten o’clock in the morning on Friday October 3, when a man known to her entered the house and raped her. A medical examination confirmed that the child was indeed raped, classifying her...

Businessman Dies In Swimming Pool

On Sunday October 5,  a naturalized Belizean businessman 21-year-old Jitendra Lakhawani, died in a swimming pool. Police investigations revealed that at about 2:30 p.m. that day, Mr Lakwani went to the Pickwick Club in Belize City, along with a relative, to swim and socialize. At...

Guatemalan and OAS officials dispatched to Guatemalan village to deescalate tensions

On the heels of the murder of special constable Danny Conorquie, a group of armed Guatemalan’s accosted a Belizean construction site near the border. Since the death of Mr Conorquie there has been a recent spike of activity at the border. As we’ve reported,  on Tuesday last week,...

PUP Leader Says GOP Must Be Tougher On Border Security

Leader of the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP), Francis Fonseca, and his colleagues had much to say in Thursday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, on the matter of border security in the wake of the killing of Special Constable Danny Conorquie. As with...

Charges Dropped Against BML Workers

On Monday morning more than 20 workers from Belize Maintenance Limited (BML) attended Magistrate’s Court for the expected dismissal of their cases. In August they had vehemently protested in front of City Hall on North Front Street after learning that at least 50 of them...

Ground Broken For Belize City Drainage Improvements

On Monday, the Ministry of Works and Transport and the Belize City Council broke ground for a project designed to improve the City’s drainage in a key area. Under the eight-month project, a new canal will be constructed through Cinderella Plaza, from the corner of Douglas...

Man Stabbed Following Argument In Belize City

There was a stabbing incident in Belize City on Friday night. The  incident happened on Green Street, Belama Phase Four, where 33-year-old Richard Smith was the victim. Police say Mr Smith was socializing with a man also lives on Green Street. The two men got into an argument and...

Man’s Hand Chopped Off In Teakettle Village

Belmopan police are investigating two reported chopping incidents; one resulting in the amputation of a man’s hand. Reports are that sometime around 6:00 pm on Saturday, 24 year old Aldo Moro of Teakettle Village, Cayo, went to buy at a store in Teakettle Village, Cayo, when he...

24 Years Old Man Charged After Chopping Incident In Salvapan

There was another report of a chopping incident which occurred in the Salvapan Area of Belmopan. According to reports, at about 10:45 pm on Saturday, 21 year old Edel Diaz, a Belizean Warehouse Assistant of Salvapan,  was reportedly socializing with some friends at a bar located...

Shakeem Humes Charged With Aggravated Assault And Damage To Property

Shakeem Humes has been charged with aggravated assault and damage to property, for an incident occurring nearly three months ago. On July 17, Mr Humes is alleged to have pointed a firearm at Carlos McKenzie, who was in a vehicle belonging to the Government of Belize, and fired...

Municipal Convention In Corozal Town Selects PUP Candidates For 2015

It was convention weekend in the Town of Corozal. On Sunday, October 5, 2014, the PUP Corozal Municipal Convention was conducted at the Civic Center. Two teams vied for the opportunity to represent the PUP in the upcoming Municipal elections in 2015.  One team was led by David...