Saturday, May 25, 2024


Superintendent Christopher Noble and his team commended for great work on the islands

Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker experienced a significant decrease in major crime activities during the last six months of 2019. On Ambergris Caye, one of the highlights was the lack of murders and the removal of several firearms from the streets, 11 of them in December alone.

Guest Editorial: Happy New Year?

"My first post of 2019 was to have been one of hope for you, your family and our Jewel, that we live happy, safe, prosperous lives. I am trying to cling to that hope and still wish that it be so. Happy New Year. But 2019 was barely 24 hours old when in a blaze of violence 5 Belizeans are murdered, and one more is brutally injured, and in a critical condition."

Stabbing incident leaves 1 man injured

Marlon Escobar, 35, was treated at the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro PolyClinic II for 5 stab wounds. He was airlifted to the KHMH for further treatment.

San Pedro BTIA Chapter organizes response to recent crime activity at monthly meeting

The San Pedro BTIA chapter is organizing a public “For the Love of San Pedro” rally for June 7th, 6PM, SPHS Auditorium, to meet with government and police officials and find solutions to the escalating crime on Ambergris Caye.

PM Barrow introduces a plan to tackle crime escalation in Belize City

The unprecedented shootout that left at least four persons dead on that evening and several others injured, prompted the Government of Belize (GOB) to host an emergency press conference on Sunday, March 18th, where Prime Minister Dean Barrow mentioned several steps to temporarily address the violence that plagues Belize.

SPTC and local law enforcement discuss current crime situation in SP

Over the past few days, the council has been meeting with representatives of the police department and a follow-up meeting is scheduled for the weekend.

Shooting suspect Christian Espat is out on bail

Espat's attorney, Richard 'Dickie' Bradley secured his liberty at a bail hearing before Justice Adolph Lucas, who released him on $10,000 bail.

Guest Editorial: I am Him and He is Me – by Andre Augustus Pitts

Written by Andre Augustus Pitts on July 11th, 2016, this powerful piece resonates even more today.