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Live Coverage: 2015 Cayo North Bye-election

The polls have just closed in the Cayo North by-election where Omar Figueroa of the U.D.P. and Richard Harrison of the P.U.P. contested the elections. The voter’s turnout at five [...]

P.M. Barrow on Cayo North Battleground

The overwhelming presence of elected officials, including the Prime Minister and the Leader of the P.U.P., as well as political aspirants from both major parties in Cayo North today is [...]

Francis Fonseca: “We Have To Be Sober and Realistic…”

The results of the bye-election, as Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca also attests, will indicate, in some measure, what will take place at the polls in the March municipals.  In the [...]

Omar Figueroa’s Election Day Prediction

There is an update to today’s by-election in Cayo North. Sixty-two percent of six thousand, five hundred and ninety-eight registered turned up to cast their ballots during today’s election.  That [...]

Richard Harrison Optimistic of P.U.P. Victory

According to Harrison, notwithstanding the less than remarkable numbers, he is confident that his brief campaign efforts will secure a victory for the People’s United Party.   Mike Rudon “Richard [...]

Regression in Sugar Negotiations, B.S.C.F.A. Rejects B.S.I.’s Proposal

Turning to another major issue…The sugar cane crop season and the sugar industry are in serious jeopardy; in fact, the situation has regressed. At an emergency meeting of cane-farmers on [...]

Attorney Chris Coye Says Proposed B.S.I. Agreement was an Improvement

But before a vote was taken, there was a surprise announcement. B.S.C.F.A. attorney, Chris Coye, would tell cane farmers that the latest proposed agreement was an improvement.   Chris Coye, [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Attorney Comes Under Fire From Membership

But Coye’s position came under swift attack from Javier Keme, the Chairman of the Finance Committee of the B.S.C.F.A.  Keme rejected Coye’s view that the new agreement provided farmers with [...]

‘Robbery’ Assassinated On Boulevard

It’s only five days into the New Year, and there are already three murder victims as the bloodbath extended from Belize City to Belmopan. The manager of Dream Valley, Yaima [...]

Is Mervin Underwood’s Early Morning Murder Related?

Kareem Lopez was in the headlines dating back to 2006 for a slew of charges which included murder and attempted murder. He was out on bail for a November drug [...]

Belmopan Resident Shot and Killed During Violent Weekend

There were a total of four shootings over the weekend – three which ended fatal. The third killing occurred on Sunday night in Belmopan and police are saying that evidence [...]

Another Cop Busted for Extortion

Police Officer Bernard Villanueva who is attached to the Bella Vista Police Station has been arrested and charged for extortion. Villanueva was busted in a sting operation following a report [...]

Aaron Kerr Stabbed While Attempting to Part Fight

A Good Samaritan of Police Street in Belize City is fortunate to be alive after he was stabbed while trying to intervene in a fight. Thirty-two year old Aaron Kerr [...]

Intruder Nabbed by Security at Westar Gas Station

Aside from the murders and attempted murders, there was other criminal activity elsewhere in the country. In Roaring Creek, Nelson Gallardo reported to the Belmopan Police that at about two-thirty [...]

GSU Raid Conch Shell Bay, Weed and Ammo Found

Several operations were undertaken by the Gang Suppression Unit over the weekend. On Saturday, the GSU were on the ground in the Conch Shell Bay Area. In an open lot, [...]

PLB Playoffs Wind Down…in Sports Monday

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   We kick off the action with Saturday night’s crunch time affair between Police United and the Belize Defence Force. [...]