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“John Doe” Surfaces Near New Bridge over Macal River

There is a second murder in less than forty-eight hours to report in the west. On September tenth, Jose Sibrian was stabbed to death following a confrontation at a bar.  [...]

Body Shows Tattoos of Rosary, Names “Dian” and “Emmanuel”

But the identity of the victim remains a mystery and police is turning to the public for assistance as well as their counterparts in Guatemala to determine who is John [...]

Hispanic Man Sought in Buena Vista Murder

The first murder victim in the west for this month lost his life on the tenth. Police are yet to crack that case in the murder of Jose Sibrian, a [...]

Chester Williams versus Marco Vidal: Will Senior Cops Land in Court?

Is there a bitter sibling rivalry brewing within the ranks of the Belize Police Department that may very well end up in the Supreme Court?  Since succeeding Assistant Commissioner of [...]

Southside Boss Clams Up over Lawsuit Threat

We caught up with Senior Superintendent Vidal this evening during a Meet and Greet event on Curassow Street in Belize City and asked for a response to Williams’ Facebook post [...]

Father of 9 Killed Along Belmopan Ring Road in Traffic Mishap

A father of nine perished in a traffic accident at the intersection of Cemetery Road and East Ring Road in the nation’s capital.  The accident happened on Tuesday afternoon and [...]

Maya, Tropic Adamant over Caye Caulker Flight Suspension; Repairs Will Take Months

Both local airlines, Maya and Tropic Air, have announced the suspension of flights to Caye Caulker beginning this October.  The airstrip at La Isla Carinosa is in terrible state with [...]

Senate Chair Says Inquiry is “Adequately Financed”

The Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration hosted Director of Immigration Diana Locke for the second consecutive week and we will have highlights of her testimony shortly. But the bigger [...]

Minister & C.E.O. Next to be Called

As for further witnesses to be called, the Committee’s schedule is known for at least its next meeting on September twenty-seventh, when Director of Immigration Diana Locke continues her testimony [...]

Business Senator Details “Minimal” Expenses

While there has been no public comment from the business and private sector despite being apprised of the Prime Minister’s letter, the Senator representing them on the Committee, Mark Lizarraga [...]

How Will Final Report Be Written?

The final report of the Senate Special Select Committee will be highly anticipated. It has already been guaranteed that it will not likely lead to criminal charges unless there is [...]

Triple the Joy for New Mom at K.H.M.H.

A Belize City first time mom delivered triplets last week. Two boys and a girl were delivered by Doctor Jose Guerra at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Today the young [...]

Guats Get Away with Free Residence in Belize

Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse has been on record commending the high number of Chinese seeking visas to “visit” Belize. Of course, these persons pay as much as two thousand [...]

Warning over Documents Presented by Foreign Nationals for Belizean Children

The Committee has expressed interest in bringing in the top person at the Vital Statistics Unit; a division of the Attorney General’s Ministry that is responsible for recording and registering [...]

The Do’s and Don’ts of the Visa Vetting Committee

This afternoon, with Senator Mark Lizarraga in the chair on behalf of Aldo Salazar, there was further probing into the processes of the Department and in particular the Visa Vetting [...]

Mark Lizarraga Deplores Police “Thugs”, Incivility after O.W. Protest

An indelible stain on the nation’s consciousness was left by protests a week ago tonight in Orange Walk Town against the handling of another complex Ministry – natural resources. There [...]

Can Government Account for Spending from Increased Fuel Revenues?

For a country that imports far more than it exports and has for all of its existence, fuel is particularly important. Belize has for the past decade or so taken [...]

Police on the Meet and Greet Beat

In the weekly police meet and greet, we caught up with Regional Commander of the Eastern Division South Marco Vidal on the south side of the city. Vidal and other [...]