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Explosion at Western Gas on the Highway

After five o’clock this evening, there was a huge explosion captured in the amateur video at a gas depot near Bravo Motors on the Western Highway. The recently opened depot [...]

Plues Street residents allegedly brutalized by police

On Tuesday, we reported the alleged excessive abuse by the Gang Suppression Unit in Crooked Tree Village. An investigation is currently underway to determine why the GSU rained down on [...]

Julius Espat gets schooled by the P.M. on House procedures

The House of Representatives met today in a special sitting. The session was called to table a municipal bond bill being floated by the City Council for infrastructure works.  We’ll [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow speaks on contract with Hallmark Advisors

The prime minister later specified the terms of agreement, as well as the duration of a contract awarded to Hallmark Advisory Ltd., for which Mark Espat is believed to be [...]

Oppenheimer’s Carl Ross weighs in on the Superbond restructuring

Still on the Superbond, the Prime Minister said on Wednesday that he was hoping that negotiations on the restructuring of the five hundred and forty-four million dollar Superbond would be [...]

Pastor Norman Willacey is no longer principal of Belmopan Baptist High

There is development in respect of Belmopan Pastor Norman Willacey who has fallen from grace due to allegations that he had a sexual relationship with a student.  Tonight, Willacey is [...]

The Belmopan school sex scandal discussed in the House

Also in the House this morning, the issue of the Baptist High School sex scandal was raised by the opposition, questioning the Ministry of Education about the delay in suspending [...]

6 containers of suspected pseudoephedrine turn out to be chalk

Earlier this year, a shipment of seven forty-foot containers housing a significant quantity of methylamine hydrochloride, a chemical precursor used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, was confiscated by the Customs [...]

Bill for Municipal Bond tabled in Special Sitting of the House

The real business of the House had to do with the municipal bond. Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley announced a month ago that he is inviting investment in the twenty [...]

Update on the U.S. designation of John Zabaneh as drug kingpin

On August seventh, businessman John Zabaneh was designated as a drug kingpin operating for the Mexican Sinaloa drug cartel. His nephew Dion Zabaneh and Corozal resident Daniel Moreno were also [...]

ISP linked to Belize, ordered to block sites selling counterfeit goods

AltusHost is a European Internet Service Provider (ISP), but according to a PC World.com article, it’s based in Belize and has recently been ordered to shut down twenty-five of its [...]

GSU recovers 16 gauge shotgun from abandoned lot

There is one less illegal firearm on the streets after a sixteen gauge sawed off shotgun was found in an abandoned lot. According to the Gang Suppression Unit, shortly before [...]

Paraplegic Jeremy Flores has his eyes on the Paralympics 2016

Jerome Flores is a well-known paraplegic who has undertaken a number of initiatives to build awareness for persons living with a wide range of disabilities. You will also remember him [...]