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Court says Jermaine Mangar is no rogue cop

Rogues cops in the police department, that was the alarm sounded at the April First press conference by the Commissioner of Police, Crispin Jefferies flanked by Prime Minister Dean Barrow. [...]

However, ComPol says department still has rogue cops

The allegation about rogue cops in the police department resonated throughout the country and can’t be easily forgotten. Since Detective Corporal Jermaine Mangar can no longer be seen as the [...]

Eight year old murder victim laid to rest

Eight year old Marquise Mahler was laid to rest today. It was an emotional funeral for family, friends and the community. The child did not live to finish primary school; [...]

Viewers feel solution is needed for kids hustling on the streets

There is a growing number of children on the streets that are hustling for spare change to survive. On Tuesday we asked: Are you concerned about the number of kids [...]

Is the police minister ready for a new commissioner?

While at the Du Di Rait Ting Ceremony this morning at Old Belize, Police Minister Doug Singh and Commissioner of Police Crispin Jeffries looked like old buddies. Singh even indicated [...]

Belizeans for Justice postpone press conference amidst threats

Following receipt of a death threat on Tuesday by an executive of the group Belizeans for Justice the newly installed Minister of Police, Doug Singh, gave the organization his assurance [...]

Police Cpl. Mark August almost gets his day in court

PC Jermaine Mangar was not the only cop in court this morning.  Interdicted Police Cpl. Mark August was in the news in late 2009 when Fernando Searle, a Mechanic and [...]

Orange Walk man sentenced to life in prison for murder

On June seventeenth of this year, twenty-two year old Arturo Eck was found guilty of the November 2007 murder of Eugenio Tzul. This morning in Orange Walk’s magistrate court, Justice [...]

Step Afrika dances in Belize

In other news, an international dance company is threatening to rock the country with its unique form of dance. Step Afrika is in the Jewel, courtesy of the US Embassy [...]

Restoring Belize will take time

In May and June the Prime Minister, Dean Barrow introduced plans to take back the streets from criminals with a programme called Operation Restore Belize.  The objective was to chart [...]

Chubby cops need to lighten up; no offense says minister

Minister Singh also says he wants to give the Police Department a complete overhaul and that will include officers who are on the heavy side a leaner look.  Today he [...]

Youths honoured for doing the right thing

Do the Rait thing, it’s an initiative that started back in 2005 , to encourage youths to lead productive lives and keep out of harm’s way. This morning, a ceremony [...]

Will accident put the brakes on Julio and Vanesa’s wedding?

Julio Escalante has been hospitalized since last week when he was badly injured in a traffic mishap. It has not been an easy time for the groom-to-be of our reality [...]