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Foreign Affairs Minister explains the incident that led to the death of Guatemalan national

A special session of the House of Representatives was held this morning in Belmopan. It was called for the presentations of four bills, but it was other hot button issues [...]

Minister Elrington says he accepts the OAS correction of erroneous report on incident

Minister Elrington says that while the OAS blunder was objectionable, he is satisfied with the withdrawal of its original statement and the issuance of a corrected version.   Wilfred “Sedi” [...]

Colonel Javier Castellanos: is he in or out of the B.D.F.?

The fate of Colonel Javier Castellanos, as a ranking officer in the Belize Defense Force, hangs in the balance tonight. The Belize Advisory Council, chaired by Attorney Lionel Welch, has [...]

It’s official: the Police Association and Min. of National Security have patched things up

As we reported on Thursday night, the Police Association and Ministry of National Security have mended fences. In a joint press release, it was announced that the leaders of the [...]

Cpl. Victor Lima succumbs to gunshot wounds; he is hailed as a hero

Corporal Victor Lima passed away after two a.m. this morning in the Intensive Care Unit of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he in a critical condition since Tuesday night. [...]

10 year old boy remains comatose after his house fell on him

Ten year old Brithon Cordova is tonight in a coma after his house collapsed on him at around nine a.m. on Thursday. Brithon along with his seven year old nephew, [...]

19 year old loses appeal of gun/ammo conviction

A nineteen year old is back in prison tonight after being out on bail for over a year pending the appeal of a firearm conviction. Orson Andrews was busted with [...]

Jose Mendez is granted bail for charges related to gas tank explosion

Jose Mendez, the man who cut the hose from a butane tank and triggered a mini explosion at his Orange Walk house was today granted bail on charges of Wounding [...]

Education Ministry gets $2 Million loan

In the House, the Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, announced today that it has been granted a loan of two million US dollars from the Caribbean Development Bank to be [...]

Toledo West Area rep. says his constituents are affected by Guatemalan incursions

Toledo West area representative Oscar Requeña, whose constituency is made up of a number of villages near the Belize/Guatemala Border, today raised concerns in the House in light of the [...]

2012 Olympics get underway in London

The 2012 Olympics officially opened in London today. A Belizean delegation left this past Saturday to represent the Jewel in disciplines of athletics and Judo. First to compete will be [...]

Belizean living in Scotland confesses to stealing from Post Office

A Belizean, who was working as a Post Office Manager in Fife, Scotland is now doing unpaid community service after he admitted to stealing two thousand, five hundred and fifty [...]

M.O.E. and Crime Stoppers team up for Expressive Arts Summer Camp

An expressive arts camp in drama, dance and arts and craft culminated today at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. The camp was sponsored by the Ministry of Education [...]

Be the Next Superstar gets off to hot start!

Who’s gonna Be the Next Superstar? It’s too early to tell, but we can say that the talent in the first season of the show is superb. The show opened [...]