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Cop Beaten & Left for Dead

Stories of police brutality are mainstays in our newscast, but tonight, the report is that a police officer is on the receiving end. The constable Jason Hall attached to precinct [...]

Mumuch Laid to Rest

There is closure tonight for the Usher family who earlier today lay to rest one of their own: Desmond Usher, a twenty-three year old resident of the Mahogany Heights community [...]

Police Clueless in Murders of 2 Teenagers

Two Belize City high school teenagers were murdered last week following separate shooting incidents on Monday and Wednesday nights in the Old Capital. Fifteen year old Tarique Thompson was shot [...]

Should the Opposition have walked out of the House Meeting on Friday?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe the Opposition should have walked out of the House Meeting on Friday? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones [...]

Woman Walks From Manslaughter Charge

For the past five years, thirty-one year old year Shelda Patnett has been waiting for her day in court to prove that she was not the owner of two pit [...]

City Residents who Shots Cops Remanded

Two police officers on motorcycle patrol over the weekend were shot at, but fortunately the gunman missed his targets. But the alleged shooter, Phillip Bowen, ran out of luck when the [...]

Police Investigate Separate Allegations of Sexual Abuse

There are two heinous reports of a sexual nature to report tonight. In Silk Grass in the southern Belize, a young boy was sexually abused by someone he knew well, [...]

UNICEF Opens Child-Friendly Family Court

The Supreme Court, with support from UNICEF, officially opened Punta Gorda’s first child-friendly Family Court. In release issued, the child-friendly court is hailed as “a leading milestone and part of [...]

Will Delroy Be Allowed to Contest Stann Creek West?

U.D.P. loyalist, Delroy Cuthkelvin’s intention to contest the upcoming convention in Stann Creek West, is almost dead in the water.  Cuthkelvin has worn several hats within his party including working [...]

1 Week to Dangriga Bye-Election

In other political news…Just one week away, Belize will see its second bye-election. The first was in Cayo North earlier this year and this time it will be the constituency [...]

Fonseca Says P.U.P. Poised for Victory in General Elections

And after that bye-election is over on July eight, the focus is the road to General Elections. While speculations are that it may be as early as the end of [...]

FIU Director Speaks on Anti-Money Laundering Progress…

Belize has come under intense scrutiny from agencies within the region for failure to meet international standards in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing.  The Caribbean Financial Action [...]

…Says FIU Has Undergone Internal Strengthening

Those shortcomings, according to Eusey, were quite a few, beginning with laws and amendments that were both antiquated.  The move, he says, has been to successfully bolster the autonomy of [...]

GREAT Program Graduates 400

The Police Department held a graduation ceremony for its GREAT Program students today at the Bliss.  The program, which official got underway in 2008, is operated under the umbrella of [...]

G.O.B. Provides Update on Citizenship in 2014

Friday’s House meeting was cut short after the Opposition People’s United Party walked out in protest, but a lot was still said inside and outside the House. The P.U.P. used [...]

Julius Espat Says House Speaker is a U.D.P. Agent

When the P.U.P. lost its national audience in the House last Friday, they made up for it with a fiery impromptu press session outside. We’ve brought you much of what [...]

Espat Blasts Government for Petrocaribe Spending

Espat has led the Opposition’s charge where the use of Petrocaribe money is concerned. In fact, he is named as the claimant in a lawsuit seeking the Court’s judgment on [...]

APBEL Celebrates 10 Years of Petrocaribe

While Espat is concerned about the spending of Petrocaribe funds, the initiative turned ten on Monday. The milestone achievement was celebrated in grand fashion at the APBEL office in Belize [...]

P.U.P. Says Petrocaribe Act Must Be Repealed!

The Petrocaribe Amendment Act was tabled in the House of Representatives on Friday with no objections from across the aisle even though the Opposition wants it repealed. As you would [...]

Opposition Loses Opportunity to Present Alternative Bill in House

The People’s United Party consulted the expertise of a team of lawyers, led by Senior Counsel Andrew Marshalleck, to draft a legal alternative to the Petrocaribe Amendment Act.  With all [...]

Leader of the Opposition Says Expulsion of PUP Senator Was Unauthorized

As we said, the Speaker of the House, Michael Peyrefitte, instructed police to remove Senator Patrick Andrews from the gallery of the National Assembly building during last Friday’s sitting of [...]

Deputy Leader Julius Espat: Only Way to Repeal Legislation is to Vote Out U.D.P.

Deputy Leader Julius Espat, who also shared the head table with Fonseca, frankly says that the only means of repealing the newly passed law is to vote the present government [...]

Mahogany Heights Resident Murdered Over the Weekend

The last time Desmond Usher, a Mahogany Heights, Belize District, resident was seen alive was on Friday night. The handyman, who is the brother of Leonard “Ghost” Meyers, left his [...]

2 Men Arraigned for the Murder of Hattieville Taxi Driver

Funeral services for taxi man, thirty-nine year old Patrick Dean Tillett was held at his home village of Hattieville earlier today. He was killed on Wednesday night as he sat [...]

Tarique Thompson Succumbs to Gunshot Injuries

Police have another investigation on their hand that is being upgraded to murder. Fifteen year Tarique Thompson, a second form student of Canaan High School, died on Saturday at the [...]