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Preliminary Inquiry Delayed for Anke Doehm

But in the local courts, recently widowed Anke Doehm appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. With her late husband David, she is accused of cruelty to a child – her [...]

Alfonso Noble to Learn Fate in RTA Case in January, 2018

On Christmas Eve of 2016, media personality Alfonso Noble was accused of knocking down and killing Hattieville resident Gilbert Myers near mile four on the George Price Highway. Noble was [...]

Andrew Lewis Takes Rap for Gun in Vehicle near Hattieville

Hattieville police made a gun bust on Sunday during which they intercepted a trio of men inside a pickup and found a nine millimetre firearm and four live rounds of [...]

Brave Schoolgirls Escape Abductors in El Progreso, Cayo

There is a disturbing report coming in from the west where two men attempted to abduct three girls—ages nine, ten and eleven—from El Progresso, seven miles village in the Cayo [...]

Erwin Rodriguez Laid to Rest after Remains Found Near Sea

Tonight, seventeen-year-old Erwin Paulino Rodriguez was laid to rest at Eternal Garden Memorial Cemetery on the George Price Highway following a short graveside service. The last faint hopes of his [...]

Franz Parke Appointed Despite Storm Clouds of Controversy

As the October session of the Court of Appeal opened today in Belize City, in Belmopan, attorney Franz Parke was sworn in as the new justice to the court. The [...]

COLA Says “Obscene” Fabers Road Contract May Be Final Straw

The Imer Hernandez Development Company Limited has already begun construction on the stretch of Fabers’ Road between Central American Boulevard and the George Price Highway. For that approximately one-mile stretch [...]

Did Ministry of Works Violate Finance and Audit Reform Act?

But before it gets to that, COLA has engaged Kareem Musa to write to the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Works, Errol Gentle, along with Minister Rene Montero and Contractor [...]

Does Imer Hernandez Have Airstrip Contract Too?

The People’s United Party issued a statement today condemning the award as containing no rational justification other than to, in the P.U.P.’s words, enrich select U.D.P. ministers and cronies and [...]

Recycler Run Over on Highway

A recycler was killed over the weekend following a clean-up of the George Price Highway. Elroy Jones was on the job when he lost his life; he was run over [...]

Taximan and Activist Albert Cattouse Gunned Down – Was It a Hit?

Around seven-thirty on Thursday night, shots rang out in the vicinity of Dolphin Street near the rear of Roger’s Stadium. A well-known taxi driver and activist had been gunned down [...]

Bail Application Result Pending for Accused Murderer Warren Lewis

Warren Lewis has been on remand for over eight years for the August eighteenth, 2009 murder of Albert Allen. After almost a decade and after a third trial for murder [...]

Christopher Roggema’s Decomposing Body Found

The badly decomposed body of sixty-nine-year-old Christoffer Jan Roggema was found today in some high bushes in Saint Margaret Village. The Norwegian- Belizean businessman went missing on Monday while out [...]

Hope Fading in Search for Erwin Rodriguez

They had expected many more, but only fifteen family members and friends and a handful of concerned citizens joined the search for seventeen-year-old Erwin Rodriguez. Although all signs point to [...]

COLA Demands Documents for Fabers’ Road Construction Contract

Attorney Kareem Musa has written the Ministry of Works and Contractor General Godwin Arzu under the Freedom of Information Act. On behalf of Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, he [...]

Teachers’ Union Comes Out Against Franz Parke

The Belize National Teachers’ Union is joining in on the backlash against the proposed appointment of Franz Parke to the Court of Appeal. In a statement released today it questioned [...]

Daniel Fabro and Frank Sharp Hope to Be Difference in F.F.B.

On Thursday, Daniel Fabro and Frank Sharp were formally introduced as candidates in the upcoming race for the president and vice president of the Football Federation of Belize.  Both men [...]

P.U.P. Leader Says ‘Any Number Can Play’

By whom will Party Leader John Briceño be challenged for control of the P.U.P.?  It’s a question being pondered by many within the opposition party, in light of the fact [...]

Rest of National Executive Posts Also Up for Grabs

According to Party Chairman Henry Charles Usher, every other position within the national executive is up for challenge.  He goes through the necessary procedures of nomination.   Henry Charles Usher, [...]

Thanks for Support, But Briceño Says He Didn’t Ask for It

On Wednesday, Deputy Party Leader Kareem Musa, in an interview with the media, said that endorsements for Briceño’s leadership were being gathered from caucuses across the country.  That effort came [...]

Chairman Says ‘Nobody Knows’ Who Will Run for Leader

At present Briceño’s office remains unchallenged, but that’s subject to change in the weeks ahead.  The party chairman confirmed this fact when the question was put to him bluntly.   [...]

P.U.P. is (Mostly) One; National Convention Intended to Strengthen Unity

In some corners there has been talk of discord within the People’s United Party, a perceived lack of unity that continues to affect the P.U.P. at the polls.  In our [...]

P.U.P. Chair Says it’s Time to Unite

While the party chairman agrees that there is no friction within the P.U.P., he says that members of the party should rally around the slate of candidates leading up to [...]

Kareem Musa for P.U.P. Leader? He Says He is Considering Options

Is there an unexpected challenge for the leadership of the People’s United Party ahead of a national convention in the weeks ahead?  Deputy Party Leader Kareem Musa called a press [...]

Despite John Briceño Support, Others May Challenge Him

Since the announcement of the national convention, letters of endorsement for Briceño’s leadership have been issued from an overwhelming number of caucuses; in fact, from as many as twenty-eight those [...]