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G.S.U. Not Immediately Aware of Missing Kelvin Usher

The disappearance of a young Belize City student since Sunday has gripped the nation and galvanized persons from every walk of life.  A massive search and rescue operation to locate [...]

Elite Unit Questioned on Operating Procedure

In the face of specific details being provided by the GSU Commander, there are a number of inconsistencies.  Firstly, Superintendent Makin states that his men fired only three to four [...]

P.S.B. Begins Investigation; P.M. to Make Statement

One person we haven’t heard from is the Prime Minister, but that will change when he addresses the press on Thursday, according to the Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Elrington. [...]

Students Lead Lunchtime Protest in Belize City

On the streets of the Old Capital, temperatures are rising among the younger population, which is demanding answers and action on the mysterious disappearance of one of their own. At [...]

Search Continues in Lucky Strike

For the fourth day, the bushes of Lucky Strike were scoured by family and friends looking for Kelvin Usher.  The family holds hope alive, but every passing minute is critical [...]

Police Say No Relation Between Castro Bust and Firearm Recoveries

Back to this afternoon’s press conference. Home Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington has gone on record to say that neither Cameron Usher Senior nor Kelvin is known for run-ins with the [...]

Cordel: G.S.U. Accountable for Kelvin

From all accounts, fingers are pointing in one direction in the disappearance of the bright and well-liked Kelvin Usher, the SJC JC student who has not been seen by his [...]

P.U.P. Deputy Warns Society is ‘Sick and Tired’

There is a widespread call for a thorough investigation into the disappearance of Kelvin Usher and on what went wrong on Sunday when the GSU descended on the youth and [...]

Special Patrol Quartet Fingered for Cocaine Theft from Operation

A team of four officers attached to the Special Patrol Unit is under investigation tonight for reportedly taking a quantity of cocaine from evidence during an operation in the Cayo [...]

Cop Trio’s Behaviour Not So GREAT at New Asia

A trio of police officer, each from a different part of the country, is in detention in Belize City tonight after a wild night on the town on Tuesday.  The [...]

Senate Inquiry Returns; New Home Brings New Procedures for Immigration

The Senate Special Select Committee resumed after a one-week holiday break with Director of Immigration, Diana Locke, continuing her testimony. For the past two sessions she has been extensively reviewing [...]

Was Immigration Involved in Border Entry Scam in West?

Another example of supposed hustling extends beyond Immigration to the Border Management Agency under the Ministry of Tourism. There have been reports that officers of that agency have assessed extra [...]

Ex-ministers Called Out for Immigration “Agency”

Several current Ministers of Government have been faulted for offering and signing recommendations to facilitate persons getting passports, visas and other services.  Some have gone even further, from couriering to, [...]

Immigration Director Careful About Canceling Passports, Nationalities from A.G. Report

Among the recommendations by the Auditor General in her report is the complete revocation, pending investigation, of all nationality certificates and passports issued to the persons named in the report [...]

Mark Lizarraga Condemns ex-Ministers Turned Immigration Agents

Business Community Senator Mark Lizarraga acted as chair of the Senate Hearings today in place of Aldo Salazar, whom he said had a prior commitment. On the matter of the [...]

Reformation of Personal Behaviour Important to Clean-Up of Immigration

Are ordinary Belizeans somewhat partly to blame for the state of affairs at the Immigration Department? Is our thirst for accelerated service contributing to the “culture of corruption” so extensively [...]