Did someone hustle off David Nanes/Banes-Schnitzer’s nationality documents?

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 23, 2017–International fugitive David Nanes-Schnitzer, who defrauded thousands of investors in a Ponzi scheme, according to US/Mexican authorities, is again making headline news. The media has obtained a 14-page internal memorandum written [...]

17-year-old killed for owing $60

BELIZE CITY, Sun. Feb. 19, 2017–Eaton Lamb, 17, was fatally stabbed by his cousin on Pelican Street extension in Belize City just before midnight last night. Lamb was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH), where [...]

Danny Ku, 37, pleads guilty to manslaughter

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 13, 2017–Danny Elvis Ku, 37, who was accused of viciously stabbing his wife to death in December of 2006, was scheduled to go on trial today in the Supreme Court of Chief [...]

Confusion at Lord Ridge: body buried twice

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 13, 2017–The body of Louise Foreman was buried twice. She was initially buried in a tomb in Lord Ridge Cemetery prior to burial services this Saturday afternoon. After the ceremony in the cemetery, [...]

Government playing games with re-registration and re-districting?

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Feb. 9, 2017–In a statement released on Tuesday, the Belize National Teachers’ Union (BNTU) revealed that it has, “closely followed the publicized process of the Senate Select Committee Hearings into the Auditor General’s [...]

Jamaican man, 20, accused of raping Belizean woman, 25

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Feb. 6, 2017–A twenty-five-year-old woman was raped on Friday night in Ladyville and police have arrested and charged a Jamaican man who appeared to be suffering from some form of mental illness. Andre [...]

Other high-ranking UDP officials all “frequently visited” Immigration Department

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Thurs. Feb. 2, 2017 –  To serve as an elected Cabinet minister with responsibility for one or more government ministries is a time-consuming task. However, several ranking UDP Cabinet ministers took it upon [...]

Weeping grandmother fined $200 for weed

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 30, 2017–A 59-year-old grandmother was brought by police to the Magistrate’s Court today for the court’s afternoon session. She cried most of the time she was in the court’s holding cell area. [...]

Belize Customs officers clash with illegal Mexican traders at the Mexico-Belize Bridge

CHETUMAL, Mexico, Thurs. Jan. 26, 2017–Video footage gone viral captured Belizean Custom officers and a group of Mexican men in a heated confrontation on the bridge at the Mexico-Belize border. The confrontation occurred on the Subtineiente [...]

Deadly highway accident; one dead, one hospitalized

BELMOPAN, Cayo District, Mon. Jan. 23, 2017–A man is dead and his female companion remains hospitalized after they were both knocked off a motorcycle on Sunday night. According to police reports, the incident occurred sometime before [...]