Teenage boy and 20 year old man shot in Belize City

There was another weekend shooting where two male persons were injured: a 15 year old and 20 year. 15 year old Darwin Beaton was shot to the leg and 20 year old Ian Williams was shot to the chin.  Cowo: Sometime after 9:20 pm police visited the KHMH where they observed two male...

Woman’s body found in Bella Vista village apartment

The body of a Hispanic woman was found on Friday in an apartment in Bella Vista Village in the South. Police are not sure what caused the woman’s death as yet. ASP Joseph Myvette told us more. ASP Joseph Myvette, NCIB: On Friday the 12th January shortly after 8pm, police...

Robbers net thousands on Cran Street

There was a robbery this morning on Cran Street in Belize City where the robbers made off with some ten thousand dollars. Police told us more. ASP Alejandro Cowo, NCIB: I know they had a robbery at Cran Street. A Chinese business owner, one of the shops on that location, don’t...

Woman’s womb erroneously removed wins lawsuit against WRH

A young woman whose womb was erroneously removed has won a lawsuit against the Western Regional Hospital. In 2015, a twenty–one year old Woman Police Officer and resident of Dangriga was having pain for which she went to the Dangriga Hospital for evaluation. She was later sent to...

Jacklyn Willoughby resigns from PSU

The name Jacqueline Willoughby has been synonymous with unionism in Belize for many years. Willoughby was a firebrand leader of the Public service Union for many years; her most vocal time being before 2008. She did go away to study law in subsequent years and upon her return to...

Voice recordings may help case of Missing Mark Pollard

Earlier this week, we told you of the continued efforts by activist Jose Luis Espat to find several missing persons. One of those missing persons is 49 year old Mark Pollard who went missing during his morning run in July of last year. Despite best efforts, Pollard remains...

New Evidence in Ahmad-Brown Case

Yesterday we shared with you a short clip of the interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Wilfred Elrington and Muslim activist Nuri Mohamed following a meeting with Fahreed Ahmad’s family, the minister, police, and members of the Muslim community. Today, we will share...

Sedi and Nuri disagree on police units

And while the interview with Minister Elrington and Nuri Mohamed together was to show a certain level of partnership, there were still areas on which they disagreed, especially as it relates to the police units. Nuri Muhammad brought up a point of whether or not all the police...

Family still hurt from 2016 raid

One of the topics that was also touched in the interview with Minister Elrington and Nuri Mohammed was the 2016 raid of the Ahmad Family homes, and how from since, it has led to a sense of anger and mistrust toward the police.  Back in June 2016, the Ahmads were raided by the...

Muslim community feeling better after meeting with police?

Before going into the meeting with the police, the Muslim community was still on edge but how were they feeling after the meeting? Nuri Muhammed spoke for the local Muslim community. Nuri Muhammed After listening to the minister, he has assured us, and he has repeated it, that...

CEMO evaluating response to tsunami threat

It’s been three days since that scary Tsunami threat caused a panic in the nation of Belize.  Thankfully, it was only a threat and within a couple of hours everything was going back to normal. For Belize City, the City Emergency Management Organization (CEMO), has already began...

Brandon Tillet out on bail

Notorious George Street criminal figure, 31-year-old Brandon Tillett, is back home after more than a week behind bars after being accused of assaulting his ex-common-law wife with a firearm. Tillett appeared in front of Judge Antoinette Moore of the Supreme Court where he was...

$10,000 bail for Anderson but none for Fitzgibbon

20 year old Jason Anderson and 24 year old Reese Fitzgibbon were back in court today asking for bail. These two men were arraigned in the Magistrates court earlier this week in relation to a shooting incident that took place over the weekend where two men were injured. The duo...

New Controlled Price of Liquefied Petroleum gas

The control price of LPG or Liquified Petroleum Gas has increased. The Supplies Control Unit (SCU) in the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Commerce issued a press release this evening, informing that effective Saturday, January 13th, the new controlled prices per 100 lbs....

1998g of cannabis found in Roaring Creek

1998 grams of cannabis were found in Roaring Creek yesterday. Belmopan police conducted searches in the Capital Hill Area of Roaring Creek where they found 2 small white buckets and two black plastic bags. Inside the containers, a total of 1988 grams of cannabis were found.  No...
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