BDF Summer Camp closing

Over 90 campers took part in the Belize Defense Force Summer Camp over the past two weeks. The camp took place at the BDF base in Ladyville where campers had the opportunity to do some small boat unit training, among other activities.  Our media colleagues in Belize City visited...

Police detain one in 3 year old’s shooting

Over the past week, two shooting incidents occurred on Gill Street in the Fabers Road area. One of those shootings resulted in the death of 3 year old baby Ettana Bennet. Over the past several days, police have increased their presence in the area, with at least one additional...

Police meet resistance in detaining Brian Brown

Belize City Police conducted an operation at the house of 41 year old Brian Brown on Jimmy Dyer Avenue earlier today in an effort to detain him. The operation however, was not a smooth one.  Police officers were met by individuals throwing bottles in their direction,  in an...

Police chase would be criminal; obtain gun

Police were able to take another gun off the streets of Belize City today, and this time they might have also prevented a planned criminal act from occurring. According to Deputy Commander Chester Williams, police officers were patrolling Albert Street this morning when they...

Alberto Vargas shot and killed

A 21 year old was shot to death while sitting in a vehicle in front of a food stall on the Belize Corozal Road. Reports are that 21 year old Alberto Vargas Jr. was seated in the front passenger seat of a dark green Ford Escape vehicle, driven at the time by Jose Medina , who had...

Woman shot in Queen Square

A 34 year old woman is the latest Belize City shooting victim. Reports are that sometime around 8 o’clock last night, 34 year old Ambrosa Bernandez was socializing at an alley mouth in Queen Square, along with 4 other women and several children, when a lone gun man pulled...

BTV condemns bias referendum Campaign

Is the Government of Belize planning to conduct a bias ICJ Referendum Educational Campaign in order to influence a ‘yes’ vote? The Belize Territorial Volunteers believes that is the case. BTV issued a press release today strongly condemning certain comments made by Foreign...

Turkey’s Ambassador presents credentials

Turkey’s Ambassador-designate to Belize H.E.Süleyman Gökçe presented his Letters of Credence to the Governor General of Belize H.E. Sir Colville Young at the Belize House in Belmopan on Monday. According to a release issued by the Government of Belize, Ambassador Gökçe met with...

SolGen speaks on GOB Crowfooting

Last night we told you that the court ordered Vision Architects & Contractors to return seized vehicles and office equipment to Belize Waste Management in Belmopan and the Government of Belize by noon yesterday. Several vehicles and office furniture were Crowfooted on behalf...

DECREASED PRICES AT FUEL PUMP

As of midnight lastnight, pump pruces for regular gasoline and kersone saw a decrease. The Ministry of Finance issued a release stating that regular gasoline has declined by 13 cents per gallon at the pump in Belize City to a new price of $10.89 per gallon. The pump price for...

UNCAC Representatives in Belize

Personnel representing the United Nations Convention against Corruption arrived in Belize over the past two days. The representatives from regional group Haiti and international group Tuvula are in Belize to conduct a gap analysis in order to initiate the implementation of UNCAC...

Emerson Talbert shot while playing video games

Another Belize City man is dead as a result of gun violence. 22 year old Emerson Talbert was at a friend’s house on Cemetery Lane on Sunday sometime around midnight. They were playing video games when a male person showed up and shot Talbert in the neck. Police told us more. ASP...

Two injured in home invasion in Belize City

Two persons received injuries in a home invasion in Belize City. 37 year old Kenrick Sanchez, a Belizean carpenter of a Lakeview Street address, was at  home on Saturday afternoon with friends. According to police reports, two male persons, one of whom was armed with a firearm,...

Explosion at Belize City house

Information is still sketchy at this time but reports of an explosion at a home in Belize City have been received. The explosion happened sometime before 5 o’clock this evening at a residence located at the corner of Mahogany and Mopan Streets in Belize City. We do not know the...

Two arrested in connection to restaurant robbery

There was a robbery in Belize City at New Fortune Restaurant the corner of King Street and East Collet Canal. It happened on Thursday July 5th sometime around 10 p.m. The owner of the business, 54 year old Xinhui Zhang was inside his establishment when three male persons entered;...