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Suicide at Queen Street Precinct: On-duty Police Officer Shoots Himself

Today, the Belize Police Department is reeling from the sudden death of one of their own, Police Constable Edwardo Gonzalez – not in the line of duty, but allegedly by [...]

Another Officer Ingests Deadly Poison in Suicide Attempt

That suicide this morning follows what we are told was an attempt by another police officer on Monday. In that case the officer allegedly ingested some form of poison, reportedly [...]

Police Department Addresses Critical Turn of Events

When and if that officer does recover, he will be placed into counseling which is provided by the Employee Assistance Program. It’s a twenty-four hour service available to those within [...]

Counseling to be Provided for Traumatized Colleagues

That counseling is sorely needed by officers who deal with long hours at a very difficult job. The suicide and attempted suicide this week highlight the need. But there’s some [...]

‘Papa’ Mena Discusses U.D.P.’s Upcoming Special Convention

On Sunday at the ITVET in Belize City, the United Democratic Party will be holding a special convention to elect a First Deputy Leader.  Belmopan Area Representative John Saldivar is [...]

A Pregnant Mother in Cayo Tests Positive for Zika

There is another confirmed case of zika in Belize. Late this evening, the Ministry of Health issued a release confirming that another patient has tested positive for the virus. This [...]

Did Police Pummel Zachry Knox Following Incident Involving Top Cop?

On May twelfth, nineteen-year-old Zachry Knox allegedly fired three shots at Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams during a high speed chase in the city. Knox was picked up that [...]

A Date for Decision in Calaney Flowers Murder Trial is Set

Thirty-year-old Calaney Flowers, a former employee of Atlantic Bank who is accused of the vehicular homicide of her ex-boyfriend, appeared before Justice Troadio Gonzalez today.  Flowers has also been charged [...]

Youths Charged for Beating Up Elderly Man Near BTL Park

Two Belize City youths were today fined five hundred dollars each after they both pled guilty for badly beating a sixty-four-year-old fisherman over the weekend. Today, twenty-year-old Justin Marin and [...]

Public Service Day Celebrated with Information Fair

An all-day information fair concluded in Belize City this evening.  The event was part of the annual celebration of Public Service Day and saw the participation of a number of [...]

B.E.L. and Restore Belize Sign MOU for High School Scholarship

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed earlier today between Belize Electricity Limited and Restore Belize for a grant of thirty-six thousand dollars.  The money, given for a specific purpose, has [...]

Skills Training Center Showcases Talented Young Students

Over four hundred students have been graduated from the Skill Training Center in Belize City since its inception in 2012. There has been a fifty percent success rate so far [...]

Belize Wins Gold in COCABA Men’s Volleyball Tournament

The Belize Male National Volleyball Team wins the Copa Cancun 2016 Tournament. Over the weekend, three teams from Belize, including the MOEN Stars female team and the UB Black Jaguars [...]

Special Edition Sports Wednesday – Football and Softball Stats

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with a Wednesday edition of Sports Monday. You know some days are better than others so let’s jump into the action.   Monday’s Belize City [...]