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Luke’s Port of Belize taken over by a PIL

In the news tonight, after weeks of speculation, a take-over of major proportions took place which puts the privately owned Port of Belize in the hands of receivers. It is [...]

Receiver, Arturo Vasquez, addresses concerns of takeover

At the Port of Belize, the new management was securely in place. Late this afternoon, a press conference was convened where newly appointed receiver Arturo Vasquez reiterated that he will [...]

Port assets won’t be liquidated

Of equal interest is a collective bargaining agreement between the management of PBL and the stevedores who form the membership of the Christian Workers Union.  According to Vasquez, the terms [...]

Funeral of slain 9 year old Aaron Pope

The funeral for nine-year-old Grace Primary Student Aaron Pope was held this afternoon. Pope was killed and his sister, Kadisha Saldano, was injured while they both slept at their home [...]

Renan Briceño will be charged for Palm Island lot murder

There is another family in grief over the loss of a loved one. Nineteen-year-old Dale Tillett passed away after nine this morning at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he [...]

Will charges be upgraded for Anthony Major’s death?

Anthony Major, aka “King” of Pink’s Alley was shot and left paralyzed for over a year until Boxing Day when he passed away.  The alleged shooter, thirty-one year old Chadrick [...]

Meet the robbers; Gaylord’s stolen goods recovered

In other crime, the skills of the police department are not always highlighted in the news. But Monty Sadarangani, the owner of Gaylord’s store on King Street says he can [...]

All Saints School burglarized

The All Saints Primary School in Belize City was also burglarized over the New Year’s holiday weekend. The perpetrators took advantage of the time when students and teachers are on [...]

Cop charged for alleged rapes of woman

There is still more crime to report. A police officer is facing serious criminal charges for allegedly raping a woman twice in the month of December. Today twenty-eight year old [...]

Bail with a mandatory bank statement?

Still on the courts, there’s a new policy at the Magistrate’s Court that adds extra red tape to the process of posting bail. It requires persons signing sureties for accused [...]

Bail requirements carry serious responsibilities

Peyrefitte explained that while the procedures to secure bail are relatively straightforward, persons who sign sureties should know that it is a very serious responsibility. Michael Peyrefitte “The process of [...]

P.M. orders investigation of KHMH procurement practices

A former employee of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital blew the whistle on alleged malpractices in the procurement of medical supplies and equipment. Delroy Herrera went public with tons of [...]

Mexican citizen says he faced extortion in Belize

A prominent Public Accountant from Campeche, Mexico was visiting a relative in Belize earlier this week. But after an encounter with police officers at the Western Highway Mile Four checkpoint, [...]

Project Hope Belize gives prosthesis to kids

With amputations increasing due to accidents and diseases, the demand for prosthetic limbs is growing. In Belize, such services are only available at one clinic, Project Hope Belize in Orange [...]

Healthy Living improves its vision

Contacts are thin corrective plastic lenses that cover the cornea of the eye to remedy most of the common vision disorders. With technology, even Bi focal & multifocal lens are [...]

American charged for unnatural act, re-arrested for crack

Brian Sears, the American missionary who was accused and charged with Committing an Unnatural Act of three brothers in Sarteneja village, Corozal District was involved in another legal matter last [...]