Woman’s throat cut after domestic quarrel

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 30, 2015–At press time tonight, police are still seeking Ulysses Manuel Mayorga, 25, a Honduran whom, they told the media at a press conference held yesterday, Wednesday, in Belize City, they need [...]

Celebrated 35th birthday, then drowned in New River

ORANGE WALK TOLL BRIDGE, Orange Walk District, Thurs. July 30, 2015–Leonel Guerra, 35, well-known manager of Guerra’s Construction, of Santa Martha Street, Orange Walk Town, died this morning at about 3:30 when his vehicle ran off [...]

Scurvy Charles Bucknor!

BELIZE CITY, Wed. July 29, 2015–For over two years, Charles Bucknor has maintained his innocence in regards to the allegation that he committed an aggravated assault of an indecent nature upon a minor who was 13 [...]

PUP (minus ten) says party leader Fonseca’s position “safe”

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 30, 2015–The Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Francis Fonseca, called a special PUP national executive and standard-bearers meeting yesterday afternoon at Independence Hall to hammer out the details of demands made on [...]

Cop sentenced to 3 months for theft

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 27, 2015–A police constable who was found guilty of one count of theft was sentenced to three months in prison this morning after Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith heard a mitigation plea [...]

Rebellion in the PUP!

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 27, 2015–Last week Tuesday, a number of the Opposition People’s United Party (PUP) National Executive members and standard bearers boycotted a strategy meeting at the Party’s Independence Hall headquarters. When the media [...]

“Santa Cruz 13” appear in court tomorrow

SANTA CRUZ, Toledo, Mon. July 27, 2015–The “Santa Cruz 13″—a group of persons charged and arraigned on the claim that they had illegally arrested and detained Belizean Rupert Myles in Santa Cruz, where Myles was accused [...]

Belize and Guatemala announce new protocol for southern waters

BELIZE CITY, Mon. July 27, 2015–The Ministry of Foreign Affairs called a press briefing at the Radisson Fort George Hotel this morning, as a preview to Tuesday night’s forum dubbed, “Belize/Guatemala Relations: A Culture of Peace.” [...]

“…don’t let Danny die in vain!”

CARACOL, Cayo, Thurs. July 23, 2015–Since Special Constable Danny Conorquie was heartlessly gunned down last September at the prestigious Caracol site in Cayo, Western Belize, the Government of Belize has beefed up security presence in the [...]

Gapi vs Monchi libel/slander case begins

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. July 23, 2015–The courtroom of Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin, the largest courtroom in the country, was filled to capacity as supporters of Deputy Prime Minister, Hon. Gaspar “Gapi” Vega, the UDP incumbent for [...]