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Late Afternoon Bloodbath Leaves 2 Belize City Men Dead

The police department, in separate jurisdictions, is working overtime tonight to quell the late afternoon violence that has erupted on the north and south sides of Belize City.  The first [...]

Another RTA Near Mango Creek Claims Life of Well-known Electrician

There was yet another fatal road traffic accident in southern Belize. On Tuesday night, a well-known electrician and father of two from Independence Village lost his life after the pickup [...]

Carlos Duarte Dies in Weekend Accident at Nuts Curve

There was a second fatal road traffic accident under the jurisdiction of the Intermediate Southern Formation of the Police Department. It occurred on Saturday morning and also involved a passenger [...]

More Accidents in Independence: Police Look at Interventions

That’s a total of three fatal accidents in southern Belize since the weekend, two in the Independence area alone. But Inspector Ramclam says that there have been many other traffic [...]

Eamon Courtenay Chides G.O.B. Over B.T.L. Settlement

On July twelfth, ten working days after the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration was handed down, G.O.B. will need to make a payment of about one hundred and [...]

Why Didn’t Government Challenge Validity of Accommodation Agreement?

The Prime Minister has vilified the Accommodation Agreement signed between B.T.L. and the P.U.P. administration of 2005. In fact, it’s been a main platform of every government campaign since 2008. [...]

Courtenay Says Trust is for Non-government Organizations, Not G.O.B.

At his press conference last week, Prime Minister Barrow claimed sweet victory and vindication on one particular point of the settlement – a claim that G.O.B. will have total access [...]

Should Eamon Courtenay be Criticized for Defending the Ashcroft Group?

So with all that said, can Courtenay himself be criticized for coming out so strongly against the settlement when he was one of the lead attorneys in the protracted litigation? [...]

S.S.B. C.E.O. Comes Under Fire from Within; Contract Won’t be Renewed

There is trouble brewing at the Social Security Board tonight, at the highest levels. First, there’s a memo indicating that C.E.O. Richard Flowers has opted to not renew his contract [...]

Chester Sets the Record Straight on Police and Media Relations

Is there a falling-out between the media and the Belize Police Department?  On Monday, Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, during a routine press brief, was openly critical of our [...]

Fatback is Stabbed by His Stepson in Los Lagos

Los Lagos resident Eugene “Fatback” Webster is currently at the K.H.M.H., listed in stable condition after he was stabbed to the neck, back and arm by his twenty-one-year-old stepson. It [...]

MIT Officers Accused of Opening Fire on Fleeing Vehicle, No Report Filed

There is also a curious case in the Rural Eastern Division’s jurisdiction, and it allegedly involves the elite Mobile Interdiction Team. What we do know is that there is a [...]

Did MIT Personnel Extort Chinese Businesspeople?

There’s another incident allegedly involving the MIT, and again, there is practically no official information. What we have heard, unofficially, is that in the past few days the MIT was [...]

Smart Awaits CCJ Decision on B.T.L. Case

Eamon Courtenay is also the attorney for Smart, currently waiting for a judgment in a case against the Public Utilities Commission at the Caribbean Court of Justice. It involves the [...]

Emergency Medical Technicians Participate in Refresher Courses

Emergency Medical Technicians from across various occupations are completing a refresher course this week.  The review program is put together by the Belize Emergency Response Team.  According to National Coordinator [...]

BERT Provides Training Opportunity for EMTs

Walter Santos, an EMT employed at Belize Natural Energy Limited, is among the group of technicians.  The update, he says, is necessary since his line of work in the oil [...]

Police Department Awards Outstanding Belize City Cops

The outstanding men and women of the Belize Police Department from various precincts across Belize City were awarded today for exceptional work in community policing and other aspects of law [...]

Young Athletes Arrive for CODICADER Games

Today, delegations from several Central American countries arrived in Belize to join their colleagues who will be participating in the CODICADER Primary School championships over the next week. It’s been [...]