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Soldiers, Cop Under Scrutiny as O.W. Reels from Vicious Beating and Killing

Seven soldiers of an elite unit of the Belize Defence Force and a police officer are in custody tonight following the savage beating of an Orange Walk resident at his [...]

Victim of Gang of 8 Speaks Out

Noe Sanchez was the other person attacked by the group of eight soldiers and a police officer. He told his story to the media, saying that as they were being [...]

BSAG Soldiers, Policeman Had ‘No Authority’: Chester

As we said, eight law enforcement officers are now in custody and there is an ongoing criminal and internal investigation into Ariel Audinette Salazar’s death. There are also many unanswered [...]

P.S.B. Chief Says it May be Murder; D.P.P. Decides

ACP Chester Williams says that the men didn’t get a directive from the commanders of the Orange Walk Police Station to go to Sanchez’s house that morning. He says that [...]

Williams Says ‘Rogues’ Do Not Define Police, B.D.F.

And while the Police Department has had its fair share of a black eye, ACP Williams says that the actions of the men are not indicative of the mode of [...]

In Hattieville, Preacher/Businessman is Prey for Early Morning Thuggery

This morning, a most vicious act was visited on the former Regional Commander of the Salvation Army, Major Errol Robateau. The churchman now owns a bus service in Hattieville Village [...]

Where is Alaine Garcia and What Happened to Him?

Tonight, Alaine Garcia, a resident of Hattieville, remains missing, and his family believes something bad may have happened to him. The former Belize City resident was last seen on Tuesday [...]

No Money No Deh! FinSec Tells It Like It Is

Is government broke? So broke that they may have to resort to issuing treasury bills just to pay salaries at the end of the month? Recent correspondence to C.E.O.s purportedly [...]

P.M. Mum on Budget

The budget for the new financial year 2018-2019, is to be tabled in the House of Representatives on March ninth, that’s two days after the municipal elections. From what we [...]

Business Senator Eyes True Accountability and Proper Spending

Still on the national budget, eagle eyes will be turned on Belmopan to see if Prime Minister Dean Barrow and his government have been able to live up to the [...]

Mark Lizarraga Says Societal Ills Must Also Be Addressed

Senator Lizarraga went on to address another key area of concern in the Budget: what will be allocated to addressing the root causes of crime such as joblessness and lack [...]

Backboards are Back in Buttonwood Bay – in Different Colors

Tonight there is a sort-of-happy ending to Thursday’s story about the battle of the backboards at Buttonwood Bay Park. The “Kings of the Park” backboards installed and sponsored by area [...]

No Payment of Fuel Bills Leads to Diesel Ration

Information to our newsroom is that the supply of diesel fuel is running very low. In fact going into the weekend, gas stations are receiving only a limited amount and [...]

Akeem Augustine Charged for Nomination Day Shooting

He was previously accused, but later acquitted, of a murder. But twenty-three-year-old Akeem Augustine is back behind bars tonight, charged with the attempted murder of Emmerson Garnett and aggravated assault [...]

No Bail for Murder Accused Daniel Myvett, Facing Retrial

Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Williams says she cannot offer bail to accused murderer Daniel Myvett, who is awaiting re-trial on the charge of murder. Myvett is accused of killing Nigerian [...]

Re-Registration Will Lead to New-Look Electoral Map

The re-registration of the voters list is long overdue and the government has said that it will take place after the municipal elections and before general elections in 2020. There [...]

Belize, U.S. to Work Together on Policing Stolen Artifacts

An agreement was reached today between the governments of Belize and the United States on Cultural Property. The Memorandum of Understanding commits both governments to work together to fight the [...]

The Last of the Three Kings, Florencio Mes, Turns 80

Florencio Mes, the last of the “Three Kings”, celebrated a milestone today. He turned eighty years old.  He is the renowned Mayan Harpist who lives in San Pedro Columbia in [...]

Maya Leaders Say Work is Not Done in San Jose Double Murder

San Jose, Toledo residents continue to puzzle over the horrific discovery of two sisters hacked to death outside the village after attending a church service and visiting a family member. [...]