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Bishop Osmond Martin Dead at 87

Belize’s first native Roman Catholic Bishop, The Most Reverend Osmond Peter Martin of Dangriga, is dead. He died, at the age of eighty-seven, sometime after three this morning at home [...]

Jason Cortez Gunned Down in Old Capital

There has not been a murder in the City since February third when Keimar Nicholas succumbed to shooting injuries sustained days earlier.  But early on Wednesday night, gunshots were heard [...]

Byron James Convicted of Murder of Frank Vasquez

A murder conviction was secured today in the courts.  After languishing inside a prison cell at the remand section for more than one year after his trial concluded, Supreme Court [...]

Police Puzzling Over Shooting of Alrick August

Media Officer of the Belize Police Department, Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood also gave the media an update to the shooting of Alrick August, which occurred on February ninth on Western Avenue [...]

Denys Barrow Off to C.C.J. – as a Judge

Senior Counsel Denys Barrow has been a key Government helpmate in legal cases for many years, but he now appears to be moving on. He has confirmed that he has [...]

Chronicling the Culture of Corruption at Immigration

The Immigration Department has an entrenched culture of corruption and hustling, from the top of the ladder to the bottom. That is what former administrative officer in the Department Teresita [...]

Immigration Officers Never Learned Their Lessons

Teresita Castellanos is a seasoned public officer. She provided scandalous details on Wednesday at the Senate hearings about the rot at the Immigration Department. She says she has been a [...]

George Reynolds Defends Action in Missing Visas Case

On Wednesday we told you of the run-in between then-port commander in charge of Immigration Services in Belmopan, George Reynolds, and Patrick Tillett, financial controller of the Belize City Council, [...]

Senior Officer Gives Tips to Fix Immigration

George Reynolds was less circumspect than his former colleague Teresita Castellanos on the issue of a culture of corruption in the Department. He said that as far as his work [...]

Cayo Girl Raped Under Influence of Drugs

There is a disturbing report of a fifteen year old girl from Succotz Village, Cayo District, who claims she was raped on Valentine’s Day. The horrible incident reportedly occurred at [...]

BERT Complains About Mexicans Usurping Ambulance Service for Event

Belize Emergency Response Team (BERT) is as close to an official ambulance service as Belize has, boasting more than a decade of operation despite recent financial issues. So it came [...]

Legendary Leela Vernon Hospitalized

At this station, we want to wish the Queen of Brukdown, Leela Vernon, a speedy recovery.  Leela has been hospitalized in the intensive care unit of the K.H.M.H. since last [...]

Banana Bank AgCo Ships Live Cattle to Guatemala

The Ministry of Agriculture has yet to publicly comment on the issue of rotting potatoes that farmers across the country have been unable to get sold due to competition from [...]

A New Species of Bonnethead Shark Discovered in Belize

Over a week ago, we told you about the discovery of what is believed to be a new species of sharks in Belize. Since 2000, a researcher from the Florida [...]

Police Hand Out Big-Time Awards

Police Officers, Civilian Staff of the Department and community members were recognized today by the Belize Police Department. Over one hundred officers received awards in different categories as a part [...]

STEMming Crime and Violence: the Challenge of Innovation

High schools from across Belize District converged at the Gateway Youth facility near the Gwen Lizarraga High School in Belize City for the launch of an innovation challenge by the [...]