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N.F.S.S. & Police Department Working to Identify Human Remains

There have been a number of persons that have been reported missing and are presumed dead.  Earlier this week, on Monday afternoon, the skeletal remains of a male were discovered [...]

ComPol on Missing Belize City Men

Leon Ortiz, Christopher Sosa, Kyle Latchman and Akeem Augustine – these are the names of four Belize City men who have been reported missing; Ortiz from June of last year, [...]

Belisle/Ramnarace Family Can Select Attorney or Investigator to Supervise Investigation

The Belize Police Department is open to the idea of having the Belisle/Ramnarace families select an attorney or police officers to act as a liaison between them and investigators.   Both, [...]

William Dawson: The Legacy of a Lion

This morning, Belizeans woke up to the shocking news of the untimely passing of William Dawson, the chairman of the Leadership Intervention Unit. His contributions to crime fighting, particularly throughout [...]

The Hard Task of Indentifying a New L.I.U. Chairman Following Dawson’s Passing

And, as you heard in the interviews with those impacted by the life of William Dawson, he is irreplaceable. But, someone will have to be chosen to take up the [...]

Minister Musa on Marco Vidal “I Believe Charges Should Be Laid”

When we caught up with Minister Musa earlier today, he was also asked for his take on the Marco Vidal surveillance footage. As we have reported, Vidal was caught on [...]

Garbutt Family of 7 Loses Homes in Belize City Fire

Several members of the Garbutt family are tonight without a roof over their heads after a fire consumed a pair of structures within the family yard on Gentle Avenue. Most [...]

Fire in Seine Bight Village Displaces Ten Persons

Ten persons, including three children, are displaced, following a fire in the Vietnam area of Seine Bight Village on Monday morning. The blaze swept through a yard that had four [...]

A Closer Look at the Brads Boledo Dilemma

It is quite likely that the Government of Belize is headed to court should the Brads Boledo contract be cancelled by the Lotteries Committee in the days ahead.  It is [...]

Benque Viejo del Carmen Proposed Boundary Expansion Causes Rift With Neighboring Village

Benque Viejo del Carmen is the westernmost town in Belize. Its history dates back to the ancient Mayas, to the British logwood cutters of the sixteenth century and the chicle [...]

Benque Viejo Mayor Responds to Attacks from Benque Viejo Councilors over Town’s Boundaries

According to Benque Viejo Mayor Jorge Rosales, similar demarcation exercises are being undertaken in municipalities across the country. He showed us proposed boundaries for San Pedro, San Ignacio/Santa Elena, Dangriga, [...]

N.H.I. to Roll Out to Orange Walk Shortly

The National Health Insurance was initially introduced as a pilot project in 2001, on the south side of Belize City. Contracts were extended in 2006 to public sector primary care [...]

Is Government Seriously Considering Taking Over Boledo and Lottery?

Is the Briceño administration seeking to rescind an exclusive license that was granted to Brads Gaming Group Limited in 2020 to conduct the Government Lotteries?  That question arises out of [...]

Barrow Believes G.O.B. will Cancel Brads Contract

Senior Counsel Dean Barrow is the attorney for Brads Gaming Group Limited.  He also represents Countach Technologies. The contract to conduct the Government Lotteries was awarded to B.G.G.L. during the [...]

P.M. Briceño Lays into Former Prime Minister Barrow Over Boledo Contract

Countach is an offshore concern registered in George Town, Grand Cayman with shares in Brads Gaming Group Limited.  Earlier today, P.M. Briceño had a go at his predecessor for purportedly [...]

Litigation is Highly Possible if Brads Contract is Canceled

Revoking the Brads contract will likely result in a long-drawn-out legal battle between the principals of B.G.G.L. and the Government of Belize.  As it stands, Brads has filed for judicial [...]

Eufemio Garcia is Gunned Down in Yo Creek; 3 Others are Injured

It’s not often that we report on crimes in the north, but on Saturday night, a man was murdered in Yo Creek Village, in Orange Walk District. Eufemio Garcia was [...]

ComPol Williams Clears Up Rumors Surrounding Vidal Footage

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has come forward to dismiss conjecture surrounding the incident on January fourteenth during which former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal visited a small business [...]

Chester Williams Discusses Vidal Audio Recording

With respect of the audio recording that was presented by Marco Vidal and Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith to Belmopan police on Thursday, ComPol Williams told the media that he has [...]

Police Department Commits to Successfully Prosecuting Nah Case

With the passing of Vivian Ramnarace, a third victim in the fatal December thirty-first attack, many are questioning the strength of the witness statement that was given to investigators prior [...]

Police Officer on Interdiction and Ex Policeman are Charged for Murder

A police officer who was on interdiction and a former policeman have been charged jointly for the murder of forty-three-year-old Elvis Polanco.  The San Pedro businessman was robbed, before being [...]

Marco Vidal Hands Himself in to Belmopan Police; No Charges Brought Against Him

Earlier today, former Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal visited the Belize Police Department.  He did so in the company of Senior Counsel Godfrey Smith, following a stop at an [...]

Home Affairs Minister Says Police Acted Swiftly Following Vidal Visit

This morning, Home Affairs Minister Kareem Musa was a guest on Open Your Eyes.  During his appearance on the morning show, Musa shared his view on what took place over [...]

Witness Intimidation and Witness Protection: What is Home Affairs Doing?

On the issue of witness intimidation, Minister Musa also spoke about witness protection programs that are being explored with other countries within the region, including Trinidad & Tobago.  First, he [...]

Passport Shortage Will be Rectified by Next Week

Passports – they’ve been in high demand ever since the new electronic system was introduced, but there’s a shortage of them at the Immigration Office, leaving many passport applicants questioning [...]