GOB accepts that Guats abducted Roger Plett!

SPANISH LOOKOUT, Cayo District, Thurs. May 19, 2016–Roger Plett, a young Belizean farmer of the Mennonite community of Spanish Lookout, is still trying to cope with the terrifying experience he had exactly one week ago when [...]

2 months for touching buttocks of girl, 10

BELIZE CITY, Wed. May 18, 2016–A man who sexually assaulted a child by touching her on the buttocks was sentenced to two months in prison today after he pleaded guilty to the offence when he was [...]

Over $60 million: the cost of Guatemalan illegal activities in Chiquibul

CHIQUIBUL NATIONAL PARK, Cayo District, Thurs. May 19, 2016–The government and people of Belize have been deprived of tens of millions of dollars due to illegal farming, illegal logging, extraction of xaté, large land clearing for [...]

Devaughan Goodger, 22, gets 12 years for manslaughter

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May 19, 2016–A 22-year-old man, Devaughan Goodger, who has been on remand for murder since he was a 17-year-old minor, learned his fate today when Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas sentenced him to [...]

Belize police behaving like “cowards!”

GREEN HILLS, Spanish Lookout, Cayo District, Mon. May 16, 2016–Roger Plett, a Mennonite farmer who was putting out a forest fire on his lands in the Green Hills area of Spanish Lookout, near the border with [...]

Ladyville gunman shot dead at crime scene

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Mon. May 16, 2016–Funeral preparations are well on the way for Lionel Rhamdas, 21, who was found shot to death, with a firearm by his side in Ladyville. According to Ladyville police, at [...]

3 illegal Guat gold panners captured in Chiquibul

CHIQUIBUL, Cayo District, Mon. May 16, 2016–Just as Belize and the Republic of Guatemala are preparing to enter talks in Ankara, Turkey, this weekend over what a Government of Belize press office release described today as [...]

1st Zika case is north side Belize City woman

BELIZE CITY, Mon. May 16, 2016–A Belizean woman who turned up at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital with fever and a rash has been confirmed as the first case of Zika in Belize. “The Caribbean Public [...]

BNTU marches against “Sarstoon Law!”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. May. 12, 2016–    Tomorrow, the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) will be boldly marching through the streets of Belize City to protest against a recently passed Statutory Instrument that prohibits Belizeans from venturing [...]

A young mother’s worst nightmare

BOOM CREEK, Toledo District,  Thurs. May 12, 2016–The heartbroken and grieving family of Vanessa Sanchez, 19, who delivered her firstborn child at the Punta Gorda Hospital on Sunday morning, May 8, 2016, is calling for an [...]