GOB “on crack,” says Opposition PUP!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 23, 2016–“It is almost as if they are on crack and are trying to find every which way to get their hands on money,” declared Opposition Leader Hon. John Briceño, who slammed [...]

Shot for refusing to commit a crime!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 23, 2016–One of two men who allegedly shot another man in Belize City on Monday night appeared in the Magistrate’s Court this morning and was arraigned on attempted murder and related indictable [...]

BEL reports $24.9 million in profits for 2015

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 23, 2016–The Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) is reporting that it had a profitable 2015, with net earnings reported at $24.9 million, from which it plans to pay shareholders 15 cents per share, [...]

Fruta Bomba “is no more”

SAN JOAQUIN, Corozal District, Thurs. June 23, 2016–Following the final collapse of the papaya industry, two hundred and fifty Belizean men and women will be without work. Fruta Bomba, the nation’s former leading papaya exporter, has [...]

Ahmad family raided

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 20, 2016–At least 19 members of the prominent Ahmad (Bulwer) family of Hattieville, Belize District, were hauled off by police in a Special Branch operation around dawn this morning. A spokeperson of [...]

Murder on Kraal Road

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 20, 2016–Another young man has lost his life as a result of the senseless gun violence that is plaguing Belize City. Edison “Southey” Williams, 29, was shot multiple times in the chest [...]

Victim, 23, never saw the face of his killer

HATTIEVILLE, Belize District, Mon. June 20, 2016–At about midnight on Saturday, at the brink of Sunday morning, an unmasked man entered a yard and gunned down an unsuspecting man in front of his common-law wife. Mark [...]

Belize and Guatemala to discuss Sarstoon mechanism on Tuesday afternoon

BELIZE CITY, Mon. June 20, 2016–Belize and Guatemala are scheduled to hold bilateral talks at the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday afternoon, according to Lawrence Sylvester, the Chief Executive Officer in [...]

Murder suspect executed with 16 shots in funeral procession

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. June 16, 2016–Elroy Perdomo, Jr., 20, a youth of Kraal Road, Belize City, who had been detained by police up until this morning as the lead suspect in the brazen Sunday afternoon murder [...]

Guatemalan aggression resumes at the Sarstoon

SARSTOON RIVER, Toledo, Thurs. June 16, 2016–Nine armed soldiers of the Guatemalan Armed Forces (GAF) showed up on the Belize side of the Sarstoon River today, ordering a group of Belizeans, including Wil Maheia of the [...]