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A Political Mastermind is Remembered by His Understudies

Preparations are underway for the funeral services of Dean Russel Lindo, who we are told will be offered a state funeral, due to his prominence in political life beginning in [...]

Lindo Versus Musa: A Political Rivalry for the History Books

The political rivalry between Dean Lindo and Said Musa is one for the history books.  Coming from a student of the former and a close friend of the latter, Mesopotamia [...]

CitCo Versus Haylock Bus Limited Back in Court

A scheduled hearing of a suit brought against the Belize City Council and others by Haylock Bus Limited was further adjourned today to October tenth when all parties are to [...]

Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development to Sue G.O.B. for Cayo Rosario Project

The Ambergris Caye Citizens for Sustainable Development is heading to court in respect of the proposed mega-tourism development on Cayo Rosario.  The group says that the Government of Belize, particularly [...]

Bar Brawl at Pier One Bar Captured on Camera

A shocking bar brawl at Pier One Bar was captured on film. The video shows a group of men violently attacking each other in the wee hours of Saturday morning. [...]

Domestic Dispute Leads Wife to Stab Husband

A domestic dispute on Sunday night led to a near-fatal stabbing. Belize City resident twenty-nine-year-old Rhandy Quilter is at the K.H.M.H recuperating after he was stabbed by his common-law wife [...]

3 Men are Nabbed in a Foiled Home Invasion at Fantaxia Restaurant

There was a brazen home invasion at a popular restaurant in the Yabra area. On Sunday afternoon, the proprietors of Fantaxia Restaurant located on Queen Charlotte Street in Belize City [...]

Female Minor Claims She was Abducted and Taken to Homeland Memorial Park

A report was made to the Police over the weekend of the abduction of a minor. On Saturday sometime after three p.m., a fifteen-year-old girl reported that she was walking [...]

Group of Mexicans Detained by Belize City Police Released

Five Mexican nationals, who were detained on Thursday evening at a boutique, were released on Saturday afternoon. After being held for almost three days, forty-seven-year-old attorney Reymundo Choc, his wife [...]

The K.H.M.H. at 23!

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital turned twenty-three on Saturday. The authority at the national referral hospital, which has endured good and bad times, held a brief ceremony to acknowledge the [...]

The P.U.P. Response to BCCI’s Statements on UHS Loan & State of Emergency

The People’s United Party today reacted to a statement by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry in respect of the U.H.S. loan motion which was taken to House, but [...]

Group of Mexicans Detained by Belize City Police

Five Mexican nationals, two men and four women, were detained by Belize City Police on Thursday evening.  They are forty-seven-year-old attorney Reymundo Choc, his wife thirty-year-old Norma Gonzalez, forty-seven-year-old Victorino [...]

Acting Prime Minister Reacts to Drug Plane Bust

Acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber today chimed in on the recent drug plane landing in northern Belize for which two Mexicans and three Belizeans including superintendent of police, David Chi, [...]

Patrick Faber: “Drastic Time Calls for Drastic Measures”

The proclamation on a “State of Public Emergency” on two south side neighbourhoods in Belize City has been met with criticism from various quarters on the basis that it violates [...]

Teenage Robbers Caught Red-Handed by Belmopan Police

Two minors are in police custody pending charges of armed robbery. The two young men, one fifteen and another sixteen years old, believed to be from Belize City, were captured [...]

BTV is Turned Back from the Sarstoon by the GAF

Smack in the middle of the national celebrations there has been encounter in the Sarstoon. The Belize Territorial Volunteers, lead by Wil Maheia, was up the Sarstoon River prior to [...]

Audit Reveals More than $200,000 of Fuel Purchased from an Unauthorized Vendor

The misuse of government resources has been a recurring public complaint under both administrations. In the Auditor General’s Report for the period April 2013 to March 2014, the audit team [...]

A Demographic Breakdown of the Re-Registration Exercise

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai today reported on the cleaning-up of the voters list during the still ongoing re-registration process. Now, Stann Creek West pulled out the biggest number of [...]

2 Mexicans & 3 Belizeans, including Senior Officer, Arraigned for Blue Creek Drug Bust

Three Belizeans and two Mexican nationals were arraigned in court this morning on charges relating to a drug plane that landed on September eleventh in Tres Leguas, near Blue Creek, [...]

Chester Defends Month-long Incarceration of Gang Members

Forty persons including adults and minors who police have determined are gang members have been transferred to the Hattieville Central prison where they will be locked up until the end [...]

Law and Order to be Maintained Upon and After Release of Gang Bangers

Amid the ongoing public discourse on the state of emergency in parts of Belize City is a fear that upon release, there is potential for aggrieved gang members to retaliate [...]

Top Cop Says Paperwork Has Been Drafted for Entire South Side

With a state of emergency in effect for two south side neighborhoods, are other Belize City gangs laying low or is there potential for a flare up elsewhere?  When asked [...]

Placencia Villagers Battle Sargassum Invasion

Tonight we have part two of our report on Sargassum.  Aside from San Pedro, residents of the Placencia Peninsula are battling with the awful stench of decaying Sargassum that has [...]

Anke Doehm Wants to Travel to the U.S. to Visit Doctors

Anke Doehm returned to court today seeking a variation to her bail conditions so that she can travel to the U.S. to visit with her doctors. But even as that [...]

Ernest Thurton Jr. Found Guilty of Double Homicide

On Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas found twenty-five-year-old Ernest Thurton Junior guilty of a double homicide, but has reserved sentencing until October eighth.  Thurton was charged with the murder [...]