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COLA President Takes Aim at Minister of Labor Over Rat Remark

The Minister of Labour, Godwin Hulse, last Friday, blamed the local media for inciting the international coverage of the story of the rat that bit a baby in the incubator [...]

NTUCB President on Senator Ray Davis

The National Trade Union Congress has plenty on its plate to deal with and among the myriad of issues, is the current situation involving Ray Davis. The President NTUCB, Marvin [...]

Marvin Mora Explains Process for Removing Senator Davis

While the N.T.U.C.B. is made up of ten unions, the Civil Society Steering Committee is made up of two organizations: WIN Belize and APAMO. Mora explains that the process for [...]

The Weekend Sports Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   It appears the PLB football National Completion had hit a rough spot as none of the advertised match was [...]

Registered Sex Offender Kenrick Bowman Arraigned and Granted Bail

C onvicted Belizean/American sex offender, Kenrick Bowman has been in the news since Tuesday for allegations that he sodomized a number of minors at his house on Police Street, Belize [...]

Why Wasn’t Bowman Charged For Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minor?

Despite Bowman’s arraignment on a separate matter this afternoon, there are a myriad of questions that need answers. Those questions were posed to Senior Superintendent Chester Williams during a press [...]

Williams Says Investigation on Bowman Still Ongoing

Does the request for statements from alleged victims of Kenrick Bowman taint the partiality of the police investigation into the reported sexual offence?  That’s what the media asked the Regional [...]

Two Farmers Executed in Paraiso

Two farmers from the Corozal District were gunned down this morning in a cane-field near Paraiso, just three and a half miles out of town. The bodies of Rogelio Rancharan [...]

Keyren Tzib’s Bail Petition Postponed Pending Psychiatric Evaluation

Keyren Tzib, on remand for manslaughter, was in Supreme Court this morning for a second appearance in her petition for bail. Last week Friday Justice Troadio Gonzalez had adjourned the [...]

Sister of Thytis Blancaneaux Says Tzib Showed No Remorse

Tzib’s mother says that she is doing okay on remand because she is away from the things that terrorize her. She’s confident that everything will work out for her daughter [...]

Minerva Blancaneaux Says Tzib Needs Real Help…Not Incarceration

Blancaneaux says that her family is seeking closure for the death of their brother and son. But they also want Tzib to get the help she needs. According to Minerva [...]

Coast Guard Personnel Allegedly Detained for More Than 48 Hours

As we told you on Thursday, the Police Department is denying that there is any update in the case of the three fishermen missing for one month. The Department also [...]

Persons Detained and Released Without Charges May Sue Police

Bradley says that his client and another Coast Guard officer who was similarly detained are considering legal action against the Police. That’s because they were allegedly held long past the [...]

Minister Hulse Blames Local Media for Bad International Press on WRH Rat

A rat in the incubator!  Not only have the jarring images gone viral but the story has made headlines across the world.  Undoubtedly, the recent incident involving a rodent biting [...]

Says KHMH Needs More Rigid Bill Collecting Procedure

Minister of Labor Godwin Hulse also touched on the proposed raise for employees of the K.H.M.H.  He rationalizes the salary increase in much the same way as the Prime Minister [...]

Fire Departments Received Critical Equipment Donation

The National Fire Service is the recipient of a generous donation of equipment from the United States Government.  This morning, U.S. Ambassador Carlos Moreno was on hand for the delegation [...]

Swiss Authorities Commence Legal Proceedings Against FIFA President

Swiss authorities began criminal proceedings today against FIFA President, Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, the two most powerful figures in world football. The Swiss are investigating whether Blatter made an [...]

Garifuna Women in New York Sing for Pope Francis

And on a more positive note, hundreds of thousands have been turning out to greet beloved Pope Francis who is in the US on a hectic schedule.  The pontiff arrived [...]

Did Child Predator Offer Noodles for Sex With Underage Boys?

Kenrick Bowman, who is a sex offender registered in San Diego, U.S.A. is in police detention tonight and it is expected that he will charged for allegations of sexually abusing [...]

Police Deny Any Development in Case of Missing Fishermen

One month ago three Belize City fishermen – Donovan Usher, Giovanni Murillo and Jerome Bowen – went out to Turneffe for a day. They never returned and are presumed dead. [...]

Health CEO Speaks on Eviction of Food Vendors

The recent eviction of vendors from the Western Regional Hospital, as part of an effort to rid the facility of a grave rodent infestation, has raised the ire of sellers [...]

No Timeline Given for Return of Vendors

While there is no timeline for the re-positioning of the vendors, Doctor Allen told the media earlier today that while the Belmopan City Council empathizes with them, the mayor and his councilors also [...]

One Man Dies in Early Morning RTA on Phillip Goldson Highway

There was a fatal collision early this morning at Mile Two on the Philip Goldson Highway. One of two persons travelling in a S.U.V. was killed instantly in the crash [...]

MoH Will Not Comment on Nolberta Sanchez Investigation

Nolberta Sanchez died at the K.H.M.H. on September tenth after undergoing surgery several hours earlier in Belmopan, where she gave birth to a child via caesarian section.  When doctors at [...]

Fate of Lucia Cal Investigation Mired in Bureaucracy

The proverbial buck, the outcome of all the scandals that have besieged the Western Regional Hospital since the beginning of the year, stops at the Minister of Health.  He, in [...]