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Brawl Escalates to Police-Involved Shooting in San Pedro

The police say they are carrying out a thorough investigation of an early morning shooting in San Pedro.  Since Saturday morning, two videos have been circulating on social media.  In [...]

Ambergris Shaken; Mayor Calls Police’s Actions “Brutality”

The blasts of up to fourteen shots could be heard in the video, but authorities say only ten expended shells were recovered from the scene in the prime tourism destination.  [...]

Police Tell P.S.B. They Were Only Protecting Themselves but 5 Injured

Suffering from a black eye in the wake of the shooting, the police called a press conference this morning.  While two of five officers have been charged for their roles [...]

Charges Laid Criminally and Disciplinarily for Involved Officers

The officers in question clearly acted outside of the rules of engagement when they began firing their weapons during the disturbance.  Both have been charged for wounding as many as [...]

What Happened to Woman at Center of Melee?

At the heart of the chaos was the failed detention of an unidentified woman, whom officers assigned to work duties at the establishment, were attempting to subdue.  That woman was [...]

Accused Guatemalan Carjacker Killed in ‘No Man’s Land’

A Guatemalan national identified as twenty-one-year-old Bryan Geovanny Corado was murdered on Sunday night in an area on the Belize side of the O.A.S. Adjacency Zone known as El Champon.  [...]

Massive Accident Claims 2 Lives in Placencia

Three persons perished in traffic accidents over the weekend. An accident in the south has left two teenagers dead and several others injured. More than a dozen persons were traveling [...]

B.T.L. Has New C.E.O. – Rochus Schreiber

A new Chief Executive Officer will take up the reins at Belize Telemedia Limited on Wednesday, succeeding former C.E.O. Anwar Barrow who demitted office in February.  Rochus Schreiber will assume [...]

Detailing New Prices for Vices

New prices are in effect for beer and stout; soft drinks; rum; cigarettes; fuel and cement following the coming into force of the 2017-2018 Budget. The Government of Belize legislated [...]

Chester, Broaster Gone to Belmopan; Dezerie Philips Tops Eastern Division in July

Nearly two years ago there was a massive shake-up in the Eastern Division of the Belize Police Department, with three senior officers – Assistant Commissioners of Police Chester Williams, Dezerie [...]

Fire Hits Benguche Area of Dangriga

A fire early this morning completely wiped out a wooden home in the Benguche Area of Dangriga. Sometime after four thirty, Errol Gomez was inside his one bedroom house when [...]

G.O.B. Rewards Loyal Teachers with Easter ‘Come-Up’

The Ministry of Education effectively conceded in its arbitration wrangle with the Belize National Teachers’ Union that it could not arbitrarily set the dates for making up of class time [...]

Deputy P.M. Says Dangriga U.D.P. not Fractured Despite Fight

Dangriga area representative Frank “Papa” Mena appears to have internal turmoil in his camp. A meeting last week descended into reported chaos following charges by the Minister of State of [...]

Day 1 of the P.S.E. – Kids Say They Were Ready

Though some attempt to downplay it, there is no denying the importance of the Primary School Examination in the lives of Belize’s primary school students, seventeen years after it took [...]

Might Strike Hurt P.S.E. Results?

While this year’s results are due around the beginning of June, a month after the second half of the exam has been completed; Primary School Examination results have not been [...]

Faber’s Road Basketball Court Redone for Community

The Fabers’ Road Extension basketball court had been in a state of disrepair for some time. Area representative for the Collet Division where it is located, Patrick Faber, and Officer [...]

Adjacent Football Field Will Also be Upgraded

Adjacent to the basketball court is a football field which is also planned for renovations. The project is dear to Minister and area representative Patrick Faber as it is planned [...]

The Weekend in Sports with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities….]