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Opposition Leader Supports Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Pakistani national Majid Khan arrived in Belize from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Thursday morning and was greeted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He had served twenty years of his [...]

Patrick Faber Raises Caution Over Majid Khan’s Relocation to Belize

Patrick Faber, the Area Representative for Collet, has taken a different position from his party leader on Majid Khan’s relocation to Belize. On the adjournment of today’s House Meeting, Faber [...]

Ferguson to Ritchies Bus Line “ Change Starts Now, Sorry”

Rodwell Ferguson, the Minister of Transport, has offered an explanation for the termination of Ritchies Bus Line’s road service permit. Earlier this week, we informed you that attorney for the [...]

Woman Chained Up and Dies in San Pedro; Police Investigating

There is a bizarre story coming out of the island town of San Pedro where a mother of five died after being bound and restrained with chains for days. Nicole [...]

Gitmo Detainee Majid Khan to Resettle in Belize, 20 Years Later

A forty-two-year-old Pakistani national arrived at the P.G.I.A. earlier today and was met by the Minister of Foreign Affairs.  That individual had spent half of his life thus far, locked [...]

U.S. Government to Foot Majid Khan’s Resettlement Expenses

According to Foreign Minister Courtenay, Khan is being given a second chance at starting his life over after years of abuse and torture while in detention.  Khan arrived in Belize [...]

Will Belizeans Accept Majid Khan Despite his Past?

The initial request was for Belize to consider as many as three detainees from Guantanamo Bay, but on the recommendation of the National Security Advisor, Cabinet only agreed on one [...]

Final Testimonies in Manslaughter Case in Shooting Death of Laddie Gillett

Today, the final witnesses in the manslaughter trial against former Corporal of Police Kareem Martinez appeared in the Supreme Court before Justice Antoinette Moore and the defence closed its case [...]

Elmer Nah Appears in Court Unrepresented; Charged for Kept Unlicensed Ammunition

Under heavy police guard earlier today, Elmer Nah, the man accused of the heinous triple murder in Belmopan on New’s Year’s Eve, appeared unrepresented before Senior Magistrate Baja Shoman in [...]

Kings Park Trio Charged for Drug Trafficking and Obstruction

Forty-year-old Arthur Higgs, his common-law wife Tamara Cooper and forty-five-year-old Michelle Higgs, all residents of seventh Street in Kings Park, were arraigned before Senior Magistrate Tricia Pitts-Anderson earlier today on [...]

Court Visits Scene of Laddie’s Deadly Shooting

Closing arguments in the manslaughter trial of Kareem Martinez, a former Corporal of Police charged for the shooting death of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett, will be heard on Thursday before Justice [...]

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Student Alleges He Sent Her Indecent Messages

There is a disturbing allegation that has surfaced about a teacher at one of Belize City’s high schools. A parent has come forward to say that a male teacher at [...]

Are Immediate Relatives of Rodwell Ferguson Sr. Strong-arming Farmers’ Lands in Stann Creek West?

Tensions are brewing in the Stann Creek West constituency over a swath of land that covers a hundred and twenty-five acres. The tract is divided into equal parts among five [...]

Expert Witnesses Appear in Day 4 of Manslaughter Trial

The manslaughter trial of former police Corporal Kareem Martinez continues before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Dangriga Supreme Court. The final three witnesses took the stand today, officially entering into [...]

Did Laddie’s Shooting Go Against Policy Manual?

There have been questions about the standard procedures that are to be exercised by officers when responding to reports, as well as the policy for officers to discharge their weapons. [...]

Laddie’s Family Comments Ahead of Visit to Shooting Scene

Laddie’s father, Emil Bradley, is a former police officer and believes that the fourteen-year-old and his friend, Thomas Palacio, were being profiled in this incident.  This opinion aside, on Wednesday, [...]

Akeem Augustine’s Family is Confident in Identity of Dismembered Body

On Friday, we reported on the discovery of a dismembered body in the vicinity of Jane Usher Boulevard. Tonight, the family of a missing Belize City resident has come forward [...]

Authorities Yet to Confirm Identity of Body Found on Friday

And, while Augustine’s family is confident that the discovered human remains are his, today Assistant Commissioner of Police Hilberto Romero told reporters that authorities are yet to confirm an identity. [...]

Belize City Bids Farewell to William Dawson

This afternoon at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City, dozens of mourners, including government officials, the brass of the Belize Police Department, as well as members of various Belize [...]

Day Three of the Manslaughter Trial in Shooting Death of Laddie Gillett

Late this evening, just before five p.m., day three of the trial against former Corporal of Police Kareem Martinez resumed. Three more witnesses were called to the stand by the [...]

Belmopan Says Goodbye to Jon, Vivian and David, As Triple Homicide Investigation Continues

There was a memorial service in Belmopan today for victims of the New Year’s Eve triple homicide. The lives of Jon, Vivian, and David Ramnarace were celebrated by a congregation [...]

Manslaughter Trial Commences Against Former Police Corporal Accused of Killing Youth, Laddie Gillett

The trial of Kareem Martinez, charged with the manslaughter of fourteen-year-old Laddie Gillett, began today before Justice Antoinette Moore in the Dangriga Supreme Court. Gillett was shot and killed on [...]

Prime Minister Leads Delegation to N.Y.C. to Discuss Blue Bonds

Prime Minister John Briceño and a delegation of senior government officials return to Belize on Saturday after concluding a round of meetings in New York City over the past three [...]

Public Discharge to Honor William Dawson; ComPol Not Pleased

Last night, we began our newscast by reporting on the shocking death of William Dawson. The now deceased chairman of the Leadership Intervention Unit was known for his unique role [...]

The Eve of the Manslaughter Trial for Laddie Gillett’s Shooting Death

It’s the eve of the commencement of the manslaughter trial for former Police Corporal Kareem Martinez in Dangriga. It’s the jurisdiction where eighteen months ago, on July fourteenth, 2021, fourteen-year-old [...]