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Empress Hamilton Dies, Family Plunged Into Grief Again

It’s a sad week when the loss of innocent children in a vicious crime wave continues to shatter families. The Hamiltons of south side Belize City have lost a third [...]

Mourners Remember Tyler Savery as Mom Vows Fight for Justice

An already bruised nation continues to reel from the double murder of seven year old Tyler Savery and twenty-one year old Porshan Pipersburgh last Friday afternoon. There is a growing [...]

In Libertad, a Corozal Man Ambushed and Shot to Death

There is further loss of life. Up north in the village of Libertad, Sherman McFarlane, was ambushed by one of four gunmen who lay-waited him in the dark of the [...]

Teachers’ Union Officially Goes to Court Over Salary Deductions

The Belize National Teachers Union is proceeding to court on the matter of the deduction in salaries of teachers who went strike for eleven days in October when the union [...]

Minister “Boots” Martinez Hits Back at John Briceño

On Tuesday, Leader of the People’s United Party John Briceño lashed out at fellow parliamentarian and Minister of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation, Anthony “Boots” Martinez, over allegations [...]

“Boots” Throws in the Towel; Leaving Politics After Current Term

A political career started in the 1990s has reached its endpoint. According to Minister of Human Development and four-term area representative for Port Loyola, Anthony “Boots” Martinez, he is stepping [...]

Stevedore Charged Again with Attempted Murder, This Time of 13-Year-Old Girl

A Belize City stevedore has been placed on remand again; this time accused of another attempted murder on the life of a minor. Anthony Crawford was arraigned this morning before [...]

Police Announce Plans for Continued Patrols During Weekly Community Meeting

Eastern Division police were back on the streets of south side Belize City this afternoon where they conducted their weekly Meet and Greet initiative.  North Creek is of particular interest [...]

Operations Ramp Up for 19th and Christmas; Motorcycles a Target

A recent increase in firearm offenses committed by culprits on motorcycles has forced the Belize Police Department to crackdown on motorists in the Old Capital.  A spike in drive-by shootings [...]

Police Prepare to Keep the Peace on Holiday Weekend

With weekend Garifuna Settlement Day festivities commencing in Belize City on Thursday, additional boots on the ground are being deployed onto the streets in various hotspots.  ACP Williams says it’s [...]

Is Belize’s Dollar Under Threat from Economic Issues?

For as long as Belizeans can remember, the exchange rate peg has been at two Belize dollars to one U.S. dollar. The Government has tried mightily to keep it that [...]

Why Nationalization Due to Accommodation Agreement was Drastic

The People’s United Party has gone on record as describing the nationalization of Belize Telemedia Limited and subsequent settlement with former owners as, in one statement, “the greatest con of [...]

Police Officers Recognized for Hard Work at Special Ceremony

The Police Department’s regular recognition and award ceremonies in Eastern Division have become as much a staple of the news as the crime they try to stop and solve. It [...]