Belize and Guatemala sign 13 agreements

PLACENCIA, Stann Creek–Thirteen new bilateral accords between Belize and Guatemala were inked on the Placencia Peninsula on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 – accords which have stirred controversy amid assertions from the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) [...]

Did wrong diagnosis cause death of 19-year-old?

BELIZE CITY–A 19-year-old 4th form student of Gwen Lizarraga High School, Flory Palacio, died in September, allegedly after her medical condition was misdiagnosed as tuberculosis. Juanita Paulino, Flory’s mother, said that after Flory died, they received [...]

Jose Santos, 67, charged for Paraiso double murder

COROZAL–A Salvadoran national who stands accused of the horrific double murder of his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend was arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison today. At around 11:00 a.m., Corozal police marched Jose [...]

Skeletal remains found in Ladyville

LADYVILLE–Six days before Christmas, a mother’s worst nightmare was confirmed — the skeletal remains of her son were found in the Mile 12 area of Ladyville and she was taken there to officially identify him. A [...]

Crazy chopping in Paraiso!

PARAISO, Corozal District–   A jealous relationship that went terribly wrong has led to the death of a man and a woman who were both mutilated in a jealous rage early yesterday morning on a secluded [...]

Coast Guard kill “playadores;” two others escape

NORTHERN SAN PEDRO–The elite Coast Guard fighting unit, who were conducting an operation in the Bacalar Chico area of Northern San Pedro, about half mile from the Bacalar Chico Border with Mexico, was engaged in a [...]

Sexual misbehavior in office by cop gets him 2 months in jail

BELIZE CITY–An interdicted police constable who was facing charges of harm and aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a woman police constable was sentenced to two months in prison this afternoon when he was convicted [...]

3rd San Pedro cop busted for alleged extortion

SAN PEDRO–In just over four months, three San Pedro police constables have been interdicted from duty on a charge of extortion. On July 24, Constable Elvin Nah of San Pedro police was arrested and charged with [...]

Corozaleño, 29, hacked to death before police’s eyes

COROZAL–A blood-stained patch of grass on the side of College Road in Corozal Town is all that indicated where the life of Mark Massam, Jr., 29, gruesomely ended after he was hacked to death in what [...]

Former KREM Radio deejay murdered in Esperanza

ESPERANZA, Cayo District–Samir Fernandez, 22, of Santa Elena Town, Cayo District, well-known as DJ Kidd, a former KREM Radio deejay and winner of KREM Radio’s “King of the Table” deejay competition, died after he suffered multiple [...]