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Smart strikes back at Telemedia

Since august twenty-fourth, when the government acquired Telemedia, its competitor, Smart, has come under fire. Last week, Telemedia took down Smart’s equipment from towers at Benny’s and in Ladyville, crippling [...]

More questions arise at K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry

The Commission of Inquiry into alleged irregularities during the period January 2007 to June 2009 at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital resumed this morning. Two persons were called to give [...]

Ministry of Health CEO testifies on his role in purchases

The afternoon session was lackluster when the second official gave testimony. Peter Allen, the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Health, was named in the audit report last week, for not [...]

Four year old child electrocuted by faulty cord

Tragedy struck late this afternoon in the Junesville Area of Belize City when a minor was electrocuted. The name of the four year old child has not been confirmed, but [...]

Boat explodes at Brown Sugar Marketplace

The tranquility of the harbor in the vicinity of Brown Sugar Marketplace in downtown Belize City was disrupted late Friday night when a fishing boat exploded shortly after ten p.m. [...]

Maya Island Air pilot dies in his apartment

And police do not suspect foul play in the death of thirty-three year old Nigel Flowers. The Maya Island Air pilot was found dead in his room at Martha’s Apartments [...]

Home invasions in Dangriga and Belize City

Turning to crime news, a seventy-eight year old man and his family were the victims of a home invasion last week, which was not reported in the police blotter until [...]

Hunter drowns in Belize River

The body of a hunter was found in the Belize River on Sunday. The mother of Bernardo Chiac, had reported that her son left home in Ontario Village in Cayo [...]

Teakettle resident chopped during brawl

While the Chiac family received bad news, another Cayo resident is lucky to be alive. On Friday night, Alexander Montero, a resident of Teakettle was brutally wounded during an incident [...]

Hurricane season 2009 comes to an end

It’s the end of November and that also means the close of the Hurricane season. Fortunately, the six month period went by without much activity even though it had an [...]

Eighteen year old charged with Carnal Knowledge

An eighteen year old teen who allegedly had sexual intercourse with a twelve year old girl finds himself in all kinds of trouble tonight. The teen, Robert Sinclair, a mechanic [...]

Police officers injured at night clubs

Last week Thursday night, a police officer was stabbed in the abdomen following an altercation at a local bar. A painter was apprehended and has been in custody since then. [...]

World leaders tackle climate change at CHOGM 2009

In news from the region, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) wrapped up on Sunday in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The organization, primarily made up of former British colonies, [...]