American shot to head on Ambergris Caye

There are reports tonight of a robbery turned violent on the Island of Ambergris Caye where one man is now fighting for his life. It happened this morning sometime around 11:30 a.m. when 60 year old Cliff Kirk, a retired American of ten and a half Miles North San Pedro, was...

Integrity Commission has new Chairperson

This morning the Senate approved the appointment of Attorney Desean Arzu-Torress as the new Chairperson for the Integrity Commission. The Integrity Commission was appointed in January of last year after pressure mounted from the general public. However, the post for chairman of...

Pop family alleges police complicity; police responds

The Pop family in San Isidro, Toledo, have been complaining that member of their family  was the victim of an aggravated assault but Bella Vista police have done nothing to his attackers. The incident in question happened last week Thursday June 28. According to the Pop’s version...

Teenager allegedly shot by cop

There are also other allegations in the south against police. According to reports, a Dangriga teenager is alleging that a police officer fired three shots at him; one of which grazed him. Police said they have no official report on this incident. Joseph Myvette, Head of...

Two teenagers charged with murder of Elezear Chan

Police have arrested and charged two teenagers in connection with the April 2018 murder of 42 year old Belizean Customs Broker, Elezear Chan in Corozal.  On April 1st, Chan was reported missing and the following day, his body was found in garbage bags stuffed inside a sofa in a...

Corozal Free Zone business burglarized

A business in the Corozal Free Zone was burgalrized sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The thieves cut a 3 feet by 2 feet wide hole in the back of the store and made off with over thirteen thousand dollars in cash and clothing items. 37 year old Ali Ahmad...

Robber in M & S attack caught

Police have detained the suspected thief and attacker in the M& S robbery. The robbery happened on Wednesday morning sometime around one o’clock in St. Mathews Village and left the proprietor, 50 year old Yunguang Ruan, in an unconscious state. Police told us more. Joseph...

Roaring Creek man charged for attempted murder

Belmopan police have also made an arrest in a stabbing incident that happened at the end of June. 30 year old Roaring Creek resident Germaine Joseph has been arrested and charge for Attempted Murder and Use of Deadly means of Harm. This is in connection to the stabbing of 45 year...

Is gang activity stirring in Hope Creek?

We have reported on the stabbing incident in Hope Creek which occurred on Monday July 2nd. 17 year old Jose Salinas was stabbed three times to the back and it is believed he was stabbed by another teenager. Today police told us  more. Joseph Myvette, Head of N.C.I.B.: Initial...

Did domestic dispute lead to arson?

A violent domestic dispute has apparently led to arson. On July 3rd, 46 year old Juanita  Gillett of Unitedville Village, was reportedly at home with her common-law-husband, where they had a physical altercation resulting in her receiving several injuries to her body. Gillett was...

Senate approves Elections and Boundaries Commission

The recommended names for the new Elections and Boundaries Commission were approved by the Senate.  Earlier this week, PUP’s Chairman Henry Usher held a press briefing in which he raised concerns about the National Re-Registration Process commencing without the appointment of the...

Arson suspected in Monday fire in Belize City

There was another house fire where arson is suspected. This one happened in Belize City on Monday . Superintendent Alejandro Cowo tells us more.  ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C. of N.C.I.B.: Police personnel and Fire Department personnel responded to #32 Tea Street, where upon arrival...

Guatemalan escapees still at large

Three Guatemalan nationals who were on remand at the Kolbe Foundation for firearm offences escaped from the prison on Sunday night. The three men were identified as 31 year old Roni Lopez, 33 year old Abraham Depaz, and  41 year old Encarnacion Depaz all residents of Dolores...

Man missing for 17 days may be in the south

As we reported yesterday,  51 year old Belize city resident Ivan Witzil was reported missing by his daughter who says the last time he was seen was on Father’s Day; that is 18 days ago. Police told us more today. ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C. of N.C.I.B.: Again, this is something that...