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Fr. Oliver Smalls, Jr., removed from duties in Belize

Fr. Oliver Smalls, Jr., removed from duties in Belize

The Roman Catholic Bishop of Belize, Most Rev. Lawrence Sydney Nicasio, said that this was because of “credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors” from the Diocese of Richmond in Virginia (USA). BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. [...]

PUP leads protest against Vital Statistics office

PUP leads protest against Vital Statistics office

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 18, 2019– With the International Court of Justice referendum just around the corner on April 10, public attention is once more focused on the Vital Statistics Unit, which is the office where [...]

Fire destroys 2 houses in Gungulung

Fire destroys 2 houses in Gungulung

Kirk Davis and his family now homeless BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 18, 2019– Two timber houses belonging to Kirk Davis and his family were completely destroyed by fire in the Gungulung area in Lake Independence at [...]

House collapses on Marigold Lane

House collapses on Marigold Lane

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 15, 2019– A timber house located on Marigold Lane in the Lake Independence area, owned by Nevin Flowers and his family, collapsed at about 6:00 this morning. Luckily, the three persons who [...]

3-vehicle collision leaves woman critical in KHMH

3-vehicle collision leaves woman critical in KHMH

LADYVILLE, Belize District, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– Three vehicles collided on the Philip Goldson Highway in Ladyville in front of NORTH GAS STATION, near Sky’s supermarket and the Philip Goldson International Airport road junction with the [...]

American woman dies in home invasion turned murder

American woman dies in home invasion turned murder

CONSEJO, Corozal District, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– An American woman is dead, and her husband was injured as a result of a brutal home invasion in Consejo Village in the Corozal District that quickly turned into [...]

2 charged for gun dealership burglary

2 charged for gun dealership burglary

Cops have so far recovered 18 guns and 4,900 rounds of ammo from gun dealer Victor L. Bryant break-in Citing inadequate storage, Commissioner Williams may revoke seller’s license BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– Between Tuesday [...]

Belize Infrastructure fund manager pleads guilty to defrauding investors out of 21.9 million

Belize Infrastructure fund manager pleads guilty to defrauding investors out of 21.9 million

Manhattan, Thurs. Feb. 14, 2019– In March 2018, Brent Borland, a New York-based investment manager who is the principal at Borland Capital Group, was arrested and charged with fraud after an investigation by the US Securities [...]

Star basketballer, Dwayne Cummings, 20, murdered

Star basketballer, Dwayne Cummings, 20, murdered

Cummings was walking home alone after the game, but never reached his home ORANGE WALK TOWN, Mon. Feb. 11, 2019– Dwayne Avila Cummings, 20, a star player on the Running Rebels basketball team of Orange Walk [...]

“Ankle bracelets” planned for repeat gun offenders

“Ankle bracelets” planned for repeat gun offenders

Ankle monitors are widely used in the US, and a similar project was launched in England, says government BELMOPAN, Mon. Feb. 11, 2019– The Ministry of National Security announced today via a press release that it [...]