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Police look for a murder weapon in a grave in Lucky Strike

Yo Creek resident Jorge Blanco was brutally murdered as he drove home through Sand Hill at around midday last Friday.  Blanco was with three other persons when he was shot [...]

Minister of Police admits to facilitating visas, but in a minimal way

Minister of State Edmond Castro first denied that he knew anything about Chinese visa. Later he said he had made one recommendation. And this week, Castro says he admitted that [...]

Does the minister’s sister as C.E.O. in Immigration Ministry allows his interventions

According to Saldivar, he calls so he can see the visa process through. We’re not sure why a Minister completely outside the Immigration Department should be able to do that. [...]

P.U.P. to protest in Belmopan, Saldivar says it does not phase him

As we reported on Wednesday, the People’s United Party is organizing a massive demonstration outside of the National Assembly during this Friday’s sitting of the House of Representatives in Belmopan.  [...]

Pregnant Muslim woman granted bail

Tonight, we can report that a female inmate at the Belize Central Prison is home on bail. Thirty-six year old Jaziba Nasser is an eight months pregnant woman who was [...]

Efforts also being made to bail her husband and teenage sons

It was with the assistance from friends of the Nasser family and members of the Lebanese Community who posted bail and assisted with the process that this afternoon, Jaziba Nasser, [...]

Michael Coye, Businessman behind bars from Money Laundering, is home

Businessman Michael Coye is home tonight. The Court of Appeal granted Michael, the sixty-seven year old former proprietor of Money Exchange International Limited, bail in the sum of ten thousand [...]

Saldivar says he hasn’t seen video of the cop’s shakedown of Tyrell Hyde

On September eight, an evening of hanging out with friends quickly turned into an ugly experience that twenty-year-old Tyrell Hyde won’t soon forget.  As it turns out, Hyde was extorted [...]

PAC meeting rescheduled because Minister Saldivar was unable to appoint substitutes

The Public Accounts Committee was scheduled to meet in regular session on Wednesday, following a round of meetings held last week with various social partners.  Those meetings saw Pro-tem Chairman [...]

Maya Leaders outraged against U.S. Capital Energy and Norwegian Cruise Lines

Charges of false advertisement have been brought against U.S. Capital Energy and Norwegian Cruise Lines by the Maya Leaders Alliance and the Toledo Alcaldes Association. The MLA is outraged that [...]

NCL and oil company falsifying the results of public consultations

NCL, according to Coc, perpetuated a similar falsehood when it began publishing information that alcaldes from several villages across Toledo were in support of the Harvest Caye development project.  A [...]

Investors and Contractor in Dangriga Market Scandal join forces to sue SIF

The recent corruption scandal involving former employees of the Social Investment Fund and the construction of the Dangriga Municipal Market has been overshadowed by the immigration scandal which is rocking [...]

CBC Canada reports on killing of Patricia Lynn Nichiporowich in Corozal

CBC, in Canada is reporting on the death of fifty-seven year old Patricia Lynn Nichiporowich, the Canadian who was found stabbed to death at her house on Consejo, Corozal on [...]

A passenger bus slams into a car and ends up in the graveyard

Earlier in our newscast, we told you about cops breaking open a grave, and to continue the grave theme, this morning a vehicle was forced off the highway straight into [...]

A Lord’s Bank Family receives new house from TUBAL and CALMS

A family in Lord’s Bank is moving into a brand new house, thanks to TUBAL and an organization called CALMS, the Central American Lutheran Mission Society. Irma Bardalez, the recipient [...]

Traveller’s celebrates its 60th anniversary

Traveller’s Liquors is an institution in Belize, and lately the company has embarked on a comprehensive marketing campaign. One of the recent events was a national bartending competition which ended [...]

Healthy Living: What’s your Parenting Style?

Being a parent is easy, but being a good parent is a different proposition altogether. There is no manual and there are no bullet points to follow in sequence. While [...]

Canadian woman is stabbed more than eight times inside her house in Consejo

There is a brutal murder to report tonight; a Canadian woman was stabbed to death at her house sometime on Tuesday evening. Her body was found in a pool of [...]

P.U.P. Deputy Leader calls for recall process to begin for Belize Rural North

The P.U.P. has reached the threshold to trigger the recall mechanism in Cayo Northeast. In fact, the party has exceeded the threshold and continues to gather signatures. Meanwhile, Elvin Penner [...]

The Opposition plans to demonstrate in Belmopan on Friday

The P.U.P. will be in Belmopan on Friday, and we don’t mean just inside the House. Deputy Leader Julius Espat has confirmed that the party will be organizing a protest [...]

Godwin Hulse says visas are really no big deal and is not concerned about Castro

The man in the visa hot-seat, Minister of State Edmund Castro, continues to dodge the media at every turn. Apart from a lengthy press release in which he remembers recommending [...]

Minister Hulse speaks on 11 abrupt transfers from immigration department

It has now been forty days since the Wonhong Kim passport scandal highlighted the corruption in the Immigration Department. The matter is of national and even international importance, but while [...]

Tyrell Hyde says he will recover losses through court action against police department

On Tuesday, shocking surveillance footage of a police shakedown involving a university student surfaced in the media, following several attempts by the family of the young man to settle the [...]

Ombudsman says his department has been working on matter with police

Tyrell Hyde is unhappy with the Police response to his complaint. He has presented video evidence which shows the officers involved. He even has witnesses who will corroborate his story. [...]

Flooding continues to affect communities in Rural Belize

The rains are slowing down and in some areas, floodwaters are beginning to recede. In other areas, residents are having a hard time getting in and out of their houses. [...]