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BSCAP Made No Money During C.E.O. Heather Cunningham’s Tenure

Shyne Barrow’s abrupt departure as chief executive officer of the Belizean Society of Composers, Authors and Producers, BSCAP, on August tenth, is mired in controversy.  Belize’s Music Ambassador has demitted [...]

Organization Accuses Shyne of ‘Inflammatory, Misleading and Inappropriate’ Comments

Late this evening, BSCAP issued its release on the claims made by Shyne. The organization accepted his resignation, but goes on to call his comments to be “wildly inflammatory, misleading [...]

Why Did Belmopan CitCo Give Away Land Next to Community School?

Residents of Las Flores, a subdivision of Belmopan, are demanding answers about a recent transfer of land to a resident of Belmopan by the Belmopan City Council. One Amy Anabella [...]

Police Officers in P.G. Reported for Extorting Teacher

It has been a less than stellar week for the Belize Police Department, as the men and women of law enforcement have been finding themselves on the wrong side of [...]

Constable Franklin Ramirez and Co-Accused Bailed for Guatemalan Gun

Police Constable Franklin Ramirez as well as Trevor Brown and Elorey Graham were all granted bail of six thousand dollars, plus two sureties of three thousand dollars when they appeared [...]

Dangriga Treasury Robbed for $1700

A daring robbery was reported at high noon in the Culture Capital, Dangriga, today. According to police, a single armed man walked into the Dangriga Sub-Treasury on Saint Vincent Street [...]

Wrong Place, Wrong Time for Christian Velasquez

There have been four murders in south side Belize City alone since the beginning of August, but unfortunately, no one has been charged for any of the crimes. The most [...]

“Weche” Eludes Belmopan Police 10 Days after Murder

Belmopan police continue looking for twenty-two-year-old Angel Antonio Orellano, also known as Weche, in connection with the July thirty-first murder of twenty year-old Samuel Mendez, a Salvapan resident and security [...]

Prison Population is Varied; No Gangs Allowed

Earlier this week, we joined youths from Belmopan on a tour of the Hattieville prison. The initiative was intended to discourage and deter young people from engaging in criminal activity. [...]

Anna Guy Looks to Upset the Odds to Return as U.D.P. Belmopan Councilor

In political news….earlier this week, incumbent councilor for Belmopan, Anna Banner Guy, finds herself the odd woman out at the United Democratic Party convention scheduled for Sunday, August thirteenth. Guy [...]

Veteran Officer Fitzroy Yearwood Challenges Transfer, Castro Story

Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood was summarily transferred from his post as a Media Relations Officer on Wednesday and is now preparing himself for legal action against the Belize Police Department.  His [...]

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez to Learn Fate on Rape Charge

Magistrate Norman Rodriguez was back in court earlier this week. The interdicted magistrate appeared in the Dangriga Magistrate Court on Thursday for disclosure of the evidence the Crown has against [...]

Weed and Vest in Northside Searches; One Charged

Police were busy across the city on Thursday conducting searches within hotspots of the Old Capital. Now, it is a crime for anyone to be in possession of a bullet [...]

Quality Poultry Truck Targeted in Hattieville

There was the robbery of a Quality Poultry Products truck on Ysaguirre Boulevard, Hattieville. Around one p.m., thirty-six-year-old Otoniel Pech was along with Heraldo Chiac and Orlando Teul and when [...]

Thieves Took Mahogany Doors Off Hinges at Independence Park

An attempt to create employment in the style of B.T.L. and, less successfully, Memorial Park, in Belmopan threatened to backfire except for Police’s quick intervention. Thieves struck at Independence Park [...]

Police: We’re Not Giving Up Tire Fire Investigation

In the wake of the disappearance of Teakettle resident Mark Mendez, who was found murdered in June, residents of the village got frustrated with the police’s response and set tires [...]

The Bizarre ‘Shooting Incident’ at Agriculture Department

An apparent bullet hole was discovered on Thursday in the glass window at an office of the Agriculture Department in Belmopan. It shares space with the Ministry of Natural Resources [...]

Bus Drivers Head-To-Head and Caught on Camera Near Bus Terminal

Bus lines sparring over passengers? According to one video that has gone viral on Facebook that is what happened between two bus drivers from different companies. It appears that bystanders [...]

Belize Makes Strides in Road Safety

The Belize Road Safety Project was established in 2013 in direct response to increasing numbers of fatal traffic accidents across the country. The near-fifty-mile stretch between the entrance to Belize [...]

Fatalities Cut in Road Traffic Accidents on George Price Highway

But how is Belize doing in terms of reducing the incidence of road traffic accidents and their causes? There are still far too many reported, with many fatalities. But according [...]

3 Films to Represent Belize in CARIFESTA

CARIFESTA is the Caribbean festival of arts held every two years by CARICOM AND CARIFORUM countries to celebrate the best in Caribbean culture through music, literary arts, visual arts, theatre, [...]

Back to School, Time for a Trim

The annual Back to School Trimming Drive is on its seventh year and once again primary and high school students from across the city are being invited to come out [...]

Barbers Thank Sponsors for Haircuts

According to co-organizer, Brian Dena, the annual event is made possible through donations from members of the public, as well the as efforts of volunteers who give of their time [...]