Southside businessman murdered in his office!

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2015–Businessman and construction equipment supplier, Ruben Perez, 50, of Vernon Street, today was murdered at his business place, and his devastated family is trying to grapple with his sudden loss, and [...]

New Guat prez bypasses Belize on SICA tour

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Nov. 26, 2015–Belize has been excluded from a one-week tour inaugurated on Monday by Guatemala’s president- elect, Jimmy Morales. An article appearing this week in Guatemala’s Prensa Libre says that no explanation has [...]

Wesley College in damage control mode: Vice principal charged with drug trafficking

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 25, 2015–Last Friday, November 20, the police’s Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) conducted a sting operation in the Yarborough area which resulted in the arrest of Melvin Hewlett, 35, the Vice Principal of [...]

Six BWS employees were wrongfully terminated, Supreme Court rules

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Nov. 25, 2015–In July 2012, five employees were terminated from their jobs at Belize Water Services Ltd. At the time of the termination, the management of the government-owned company indicated that the workers [...]

Barmaid, 27, alleges “forced sex” by female bar owner

ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Nov. 23, 2015–A Guatemalan businesswoman who was arraigned in the Orange Walk Magistrate’s Court this afternoon on Immigration offences remains in police custody in Orange Walk Town, pending further charges in court [...]

Vice principal nabbed with crack cocaine?

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 23, 2015–In 2006, Belizean educator Melvin Hewlett came into the public spotlight when he initiated a community project for youth in the Fort George electoral division, sponsored by then Prime Minister Said [...]

Ivy Pitts, stepping out on faith

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Nov. 23, 2015–We knew her as the editor of KREM Radio News – that was her position from 2008 to 2009 until she left to pursue studies at the University of the West [...]

Two “sole providers” of 14 children get years in jail

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Nov. 20, 2015–Several countries in the world have adopted a more liberal approach to marijuana, and some of the states in the United States have legalized it, creating massive economic opportunities for their [...]

Boy,16,executed in front of parents

CAMALOTE, Cayo District, Mon. Nov. 16, 2015–Two masked gunmen went into a house in Camalote about 8:00 Friday night, November 13, and one of them shot a teenage boy to death in front of his parents. [...]

Guatemalan court orders Guat baby taken from Belize mother

ORANGE WALK, Tues. Nov. 17, 2015–Based on information from “Guatemalan central authorities,” Judith Alpuche, CEO in the Ministry of Human Development, says her department moved in on 22-year-old Analiz Perez Gutierrez and removed her 2-year-old child [...]