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Who Left Baby Boy to Die on East Canal?

Before nine o’clock this morning, the lifeless body of a baby was found by a sanitation worker at East Canal in Belize City.  The full-term baby boy, with his umbilical [...]

San Pedranos Say No Bail for David and Anke Doehm

David and Anke Doehm are scheduled to appear in the Supreme Court this Friday for a bail hearing. The duo is spending time at the central prison in Hattieville having [...]

Ex-G.S.U. Boss Investigated for Fund Misappropriation

The Gang Suppression Unit has been under the leadership of Superintendent Andres Makin since the beginning of July when transfers within the Belize Police Department came into effect.  While the [...]

Seine Bight Cook Killed in Road Accident

An accident early this morning claimed the life of thirty-nine-year-old Dorla Flores, a cook of Seine Bight village, Stann Creek District. According to police nineteen year old Obed Mojano of [...]

Dianne Finnegan: Mediation Agenda is for Country

Tonight, Youth Apprenticeship Program Coordinator and Mediator, Dianne Finnegan is lashing out at the recently installed Regional Commander of Eastern Division South, Marco Vidal. On Wednesday, the Senior Superintendent told [...]

Is CYDP Doing Its Job?

According to Finnegan, millions of dollars have been invested into organizations and institutions that work with at risk youths and gang members to curb criminal activities, with no success. Finnegan [...]

Belize City Center Near Completion

Two years after the start of construction, the Belize City Center is about to be completed. The multipurpose facility is state-of-the-art and can accommodate up to four thousand spectators. It [...]

Julio Valdez Tells Senate ‘Anybody’ Could Have Gotten Immigration Files

Before his investigation into Arthur Saldivar’s missing files expanded to look at their contents, former deputy of National Crimes Investigation Branch Julio Valdez was tasked with finding out how they [...]

Valdez Questioned Immigration About Ady Pacheco Counter Work

A few weeks ago, Immigration officer Ady Pacheco came to the Senate Special Select Committee and extensively detailed her work therein, including acting as a counter-clerk receiving applications for nationality, [...]

Mandamus Appeal On, But ComPol Says Kim was Investigated

Persuaded by the arguments of then-People’s United Party leader Francis Fonseca, Chief Justice of Belize Kenneth Benjamin ordered Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie by a writ of mandamus to criminally [...]

ComPol: I Will Sue If Accused of Giving Order to Stop File Investigation

The implication raised by ex-Superintendent Julio Valdez during his testimony on Wednesday was that someone above him suggested that he direct his energy to investigating strictly how Arthur Saldivar’s purloined [...]

B.S.I. Vs B.S.C.F.A. on Commercial Agreement

Will a twenty-two million dollar investment in the Tower Hill sugar mill proceed? American Sugar Refining/Belize Sugar Industries Limited and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association are butting heads over [...]

Corozal Family Charged in Weed Bust

There was another big drug bust on Wednesday up north in Corozal. Thirty-four-year-old Altamira, Corozal resident Albert Humes and nineteen-year-old Belize City resident Shanice Humes have been arrested and charged [...]

Testing the Routes for Carnival in Belize City

Last month we told you about the proposed new route for the annual Carnival Road March in September. In some quarters, the proposed route was not well-received.   There were issues [...]

American Jailed for Hiding Money in Belize

A Florida national is headed to jail for using hidden Belize accounts to conspire to commit tax and bank fraud. Forty-eight-year-old Casey Padula of Port Charlotte, Florida, pleaded guilty in [...]

Housing Says No Projects Going On, Beware of Scammers

In a press release issued today, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development says that scam artists are attempting to hustle money from the public under the pretense that homes [...]

The U.W.I. Chorale to Perform in Belize

The UWI Arts Chorale, the premier choral ensemble of the University of the West Indies Saint Augustine Campus, and the UWI Arts Steel, the premier steel band ensemble, are on [...]

How to Prepare Your Will

Organizations working with and on behalf of older persons are tackling what can be a very touchy subject for families: preparing for the end of life and final distribution of [...]

CCU, MOE Dismiss COLA Plea on Medical Schools

Columbus Central University School of Medicine and the Ministry of Education have issued desultory responses to Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action’s public stunt in front of the Airport Road [...]

Healthy Living: Animals and Your Health

World Zoonosis Day is commemorated on the sixth of July each year. Pet owners and farmers may not often think about the myriad of transferrable diseases between animals to humans; [...]