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Julius Espat: “The Prime Minister is not listening to anybody”

Tonight there are more details about a suit against the government. Leader of the Opposition John Briceño and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Julius Espat have launched a lawsuit [...]

Budget Reading Push Back; Espat Says it is Unacceptable

The fiscal year ends on March thirty-first, which means government has to present a budget for the new financial year.  Espat also touched on the upcoming budget. According to Espat, [...]

Kendis Flowers’ Alleged Killer is Acquitted of Murder Charge

Less than a year after the murder of Ghost Town boss, Kendis Flowers, the accused gunman walked free this afternoon from the courtroom of Senior Magistrate Tricia-Pitts Anderson. The notorious [...]

Elario Elijio is Freed of Manslaughter Charge

Tonight forty-year-old Elario Frank Elijio was also freed after an appeal filed against him in February of this year challenging his acquittal was discontinued. Elijio had been acquitted of the [...]

Murder Victim’s Belongings Found; Police Looking for a Suspect

Since last week we’ve been reporting on the brutal killing of a young, pregnant mother Joan Gabourel from Valley of Peace, Cayo. She went missing and was found dead several [...]

2 Robbers Still Hospitalized; 1 Suspect Claims Wrongful Detention

On Wednesday, a number of cops were honored for the capturing of six robbers who held up money changers at the northern border a week ago. Those cops happened to [...]

S.S.B. and C.W.U. Meet to Discuss Issues

On Monday members of the Christian Workers Union, who are employees of the Social Security Board, participated in an organized in-office show of solidarity against the administration of the Board. [...]

Police Looking for a Suspect in PG Double Murder

At the weekly press brief today, police also said that they are actively investigating the double murder that happened last month in Punta Gorda that claimed the lives of Kevin [...]

A Vehicle and Cycle are Torched in PG

Last month at least three vehicles were intentionally set on fire in Punta Gorda. Police have been trying to solve the case of the burning vehicles but they haven’t had [...]

Police Awaiting Post-Mortem to Determine Charges for the Death of Senior Citizen

A post-mortem conducted today on eighty-seven-year-old Gudelia Estevez lists the particulars of death as sudden non-cardiac death with acute pulmonary edema with saddle pulmonary embolism. But the death certificate also [...]

Several Persons Detained for Clinton Pou’s Shooting

Today police say that they may have Clinton Pou’s shooters in custody. Several persons were detained for the shooting that left Pou with injuries to his left hand and chest. [...]

BAHA on High Alert Following African Swine Fever Outbreak in Asia, Africa, Europe

The Belize Animal and Health Authority has put in place precautionary measures to protect the country from African swine fever. It is a highly contagious hemorrhagic viral disease of domestic [...]

Beautifying Belize City One Statue at a Time

Over the past few weeks, various works of art, sculptures depicting the wildlife of Belize, have been popping up at parks and other recreational spaces across the city.  Today, a [...]

Legislation to Address Hate Crime on the Drawing Board

There are no official records on hate crime, but acts of violence and hostility against individuals and groups are known to occur.  In fact, just about anyone is vulnerable.  Policy [...]

Special Envoy Reacts to Social Media Comments on her Office

Following the release of sex tape of news anchor Indira Craig and the video of a student in uniform performing oral sex, there was a release issued by the Office [...]

Are the Brits Planning to Set Up a Military Base in Belize?

The Brits are reportedly looking to expand their military presence in the Caribbean.  They have confirmed as much, but it is left to be seen where they will increase their [...]

Saldivar Says Squatting Will Not Be Tolerated in Belmopan

Since last week we’ve reported about a house that was knocked down in the Salvapan area of Belmopan. The owner, Nicolasa Cus, is reportedly squatting on land owned by the [...]

Detention Cell Block under Major Renovation

The disturbing images of the detention cells at the Queen Street Police Station went viral last month. Those images were captured by an interdicted cop Darrel “Tutsi” Usher who was [...]

Culture in the Park, Artists & Musicians Takeover Battlefield Park

If you visited the downtown area of the city, you were treated to Belizean music and arts. The two-day event is being held to promote Belizean artists at the Battlefield [...]