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Randy Green, 30, murdered after being acquitted of murder 3 months ago

BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 27, 2017–After spending five years on remand at Kolbe, Randy Green, 30, was one of two men acquitted of the callous 2011 Independence Day murder of 9-year-old Joshua Abraham. Abraham, a standard [...]

Bogus, not bold: Briceño answers Barrow on 2017 budget

BELMOPAN, Cayo, Thurs. Mar. 23, 2017–Opposition Leader Johnny Briceño, People’s United Party member for Orange Walk Central, this morning opened the debate on the 10th budget tabled in Parliament by the Barrow administration, calling it bogus, [...]

Hipolito Mai drowns in Biscayne pond

BISCAYNE, Belize District, Sat. Mar. 18, 2017–  Hipolito Mai, 22, of Old Well Road, Ladyville, drowned when he jumped into a pond in Biscayne at about 5:30 this evening. The body was recovered and taken to the Karl [...]

Complaints about police and prison over 50% of complaints to Ombudsman

BELIZE CITY, Wed. Mar. 15, 2017–The Belize Country Reports on Human Rights Practices recently released by US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson highlighted human rights abuses which continue to persist in Belize, most salient among [...]

3 men arraigned for invading Burrell Boom home

One of the men was armed with a handgun and he allegedly pistol-whipped the homeowner BELIZE CITY, Mon. Mar. 13, 2017–Three residents of Burrell Boom were remanded to the Belize Central Prison this morning after they [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño says Superbond 3.0 agreement is hocus pocus economics

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 9, 2017–The Opposition, the People’s United Party (PUP), called a press conference this afternoon at their Independence Hall headquarters, where the PUP Leader Hon. John Briceño presented the PUP’s take on the [...]

Homeless man pleads guilty to trespassing and threatening words

BELIZE CITY, Thurs. Mar. 2, 2017 –A homeless man who has been in the habit of sleeping behind the Ex-Services League building and who allegedly has developed the habit of uttering threats to the office manager, [...]

Victoria Street woman’s charge upgraded to manslaughter

BELIZE CITY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017–On Valentine’s Day, most people who have significant other persons in their lives try to express sentiments associated with love. This past Valentine’s Day, however, a woman on Victoria Street had [...]

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 [...]