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Lisa Shoman to be Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court

While on the matter of judges, there is word tonight that Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be proceeding to have Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman appointed to the post of judge [...]

Will U.S. Authorities Come for John Usher?

A massive judgment with damages of one hundred and thirty-eight point seven million U.S. dollars was handed down earlier this week against businessman John Usher.  He was embroiled in the [...]

Hearing of Application for Judicial Review in the Case of Cpl Eldon Arzu Vs the ComPol Commences

Arguments were heard in the Supreme Court today on an application for judicial review filed by attorney Nazira Myles on behalf of her client Eldon Arzu. The Corporal of Police [...]

National Security Minister Tried to Resolve Issue

At an event earlier in the day, Minister of National Security Michael Peyrefitte spoke of his efforts to ease tensions between the ComPol and the former President of the Police [...]

N.H.I.’s Budget Cut

Last week, we reported on the cuts at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where Doctors Fernando Cuellar and Amin Hegar have been terminated.  Tonight, we can confirm that the National [...]

Everything’s A Go for Sunday’s U.D.P. Convention

A second leadership convention for the United Democratic Party is scheduled for this Sunday at the ITVET compound here in Belize City where three candidates, Patrick Faber, John Saldivar and [...]

Police Presence on Convention Day

From an operational perspective, the Belize Police Department will be deployed to the ITVET to maintain law and order on the day of the convention, however, officers will not be [...]

Dalla Vans Increase Price by 100%

The dollar fare on the well-known ‘Dalla Van’ that run in the south side of the city is soaring by as much as a hundred percent. Commuters are now paying [...]

Special Chicken Cuts Scarce, but Not for Long

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the productive sector, but today poultry producers confirmed that whole chickens are not in short supply at the grocery stores.  But chicken parts are and [...]

Recognizing Bravery in the Line of Duty

A ceremony was held today to recognize the quick response of alert police officers that led to the apprehension of four robbers of Scotia Bank. As you know in an [...]

ComPol Acknowledges the Good Deeds of His Officers

In acknowledging the effort of the men and women of law enforcement, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams also highlighted the fact that when officers run afoul of the law, they [...]

P.S.U. and Belmopan City Council Sign Agreement Which Includes 1.2 Acres of Land

The Belmopan City Council and the Public Service Union settled their almost two-year long dispute over the Hilltop property in Belmopan. As a part of the settlement, the Belmopan City [...]

G.O.B. Announces COVID-19 Unemployment Top-up Cards

Over eighty thousand persons applied for the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief, but only forty-three thousand applications were approved. Many persons, however, complained of not having received any assistance, despite receiving a [...]

Senate Report on Immigration Investigation Almost Completed

It’s been years now that the immigration scandal implicating several U.D.P. ministers, including the infamous Elvin Penner, came to light. Penner is the former Minister of State for Immigration and [...]

Christian Workers Union Submits Notice of Strike Action Against P.B.L.

The Christian Workers Union on Wednesday submitted a notice of strike action against the Port of Belize Limited.  The staff of the P.B.L. has been protesting against a ten percent [...]

Scotia Bank Belize Donates P.P.E.s to Belize Police Department

Scotia Bank Belize has made a donation today; it handed over five thousand dollars to be used for personal protective equipment to the Belize Police Department. The protective face shields [...]

P.U.P. Says Boledo Contract to Brads Stinks of Cronyism

The ten-year contract for the administration of the lottery is coming under fire from the People’s United Party. Brads Gaming Company was awarded the contract by the government last week; [...]

M.O.H. Calls on Public to Adhere to Healthy and Safety Measures

Last week, Belize confirmed six new cases of COVID-19. The most recent patients were two Belizeans who entered the country illegally, but were placed under quarantine upon their entry.  They [...]

San Pedro Man Claims Police Brutality

There is another report tonight of the police abuse.  A man in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye is claiming that two police officers barged into his house at around eight-thirty on [...]

Off Duty Cops are Off Duty at Non-Compliance Establishments

The Commissioner of Police has complained about patrons of bars and nightclubs who are not complying with the measures in place to battle the pandemic. Chester Williams also says that [...]

P.P.E.s Donated to Belize

A little over half a million Belize dollars worth of Personal Protective Equipment was donated to Belize by the governments of the United Kingdom, Canada and PAHO/WHO for the country’s [...]

C.W.U. Continues Protest Against P.B.L.

The staff at the Port of Belize Limited today continued their demonstration against their employer. The management at the Port has decided to cut staff salaries by ten percent due [...]

Introducing BOOST 2.0

According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow the existing Boost Programme will be augmented to include persons who are now unemployed long term due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

Barrow to Briceño: “Se Acabo!”

The first phase of the Unemployment Relief Programme, as well as the pantry assistance programme, is being audited by the Auditor General and her team. Leader of the Opposition, John [...]

P.S.B. Investigates Balam Street Incident

The Belize Police Department’s Professional Standards Branch says there is an internal investigation into a police officer following an incident on Balam Street this past weekend in Belize City. Cops [...]