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Coastguard Officer Keyren Tzib Out on Bail…

Last Friday, a bail hearing for Coastguard Seaman Keyren Tzib was deferred to today, following orders of Justice Herbert Lord that an evaluation be conducted to determine the psychological condition [...]

…Results of Psychiatric Evaluation Presented in Court

Tzib was returning from a twelve-day operation at sea with a team of Coast Guard, B.D.F., Police and Port Authority personnel. One hundred yards from shore, she allegedly turned her [...]

CWU President Wants Union Senator Ray Davis Removed

Ray Davis….he is the union senator, who, since the passing of the Petrocaribe Loans Act, has come under much fire for his abstention from vote in the senate. A document [...]

Matura-Shepherd Says She Doesn’t Want to Replace Davis as Senator

As to the criticism that Matura-Shepherd wants to replace Davis as the union senator, the second vice president had some choice words for those persons.   Audrey Matura-Shepherd, 2nd Vice [...]

Orange Walk Officers to Face Disciplinary Action for Excessive Use of Force

A weekend incident between an Orange Walk resident and three law enforcement officers, caught on candid camera, has gone viral. Actually it’s more than just an incident. A Police Constable [...]

EU Inaugurates Sugar Road in San Narciso/San Victor

Today, two completed sections of road were officially inaugurated – that section from San Narciso to San Victor in the Corozal District, and another section from the old Northern Highway [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Chairman Gives Update on Present Sugar Crop

The Road Rehabilitation done in the area of San Narciso and san Victor will benefit the farmers and residents in those communities and in the vicinity. But in the grand [...]

What Became of the Fairtrade Issue and B.S.C.F.A.?

When the crop got underway very late in January, the B.S.C.F.A. which controls a majority of growers, was in crisis mode. On two separate occasions, farmers at the general assembly [...]

Dr. Marco Tulio Mendez Faces Additional Charge for Sexual Assault

In February, P.U.P. Orange Walk East Area Representative, Doctor Marco Tulio Mendez, was formally arraigned on six counts of aggravated assault of an indecent nature and common assault in relation [...]

Belize City Security Guard Indicted for Carnal Knowledge

Twenty-seven-year-old Nikolai James, who has been on the lam since being accused of sexually assaulting a fifteen-year-old student a week ago, appeared before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith this morning.  [...]

Devon Jones to Face Trial for Maim and Aggravated Assault

Thirty three year old electrician Devon Jones of Iguana Street will stand trial for maim and aggravated assault vehicle following the conclusion of a preliminary inquiry today. Attorney Bryan Neal [...]

World Health Day Observed in Belize, Food Safety is Key

How safe is your food?  That’s the focus of this year’s World Health Day.  While it was celebrated internationally a week ago, the Ministry of Health, the Belize Agricultural Health [...]

Damari’s Amazing Road to Recovery

Nine-year-old Katerin Michel Perez has been at the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital in Boston for one week, following a freak accident which left her severely burned over more than half of [...]

DOE Discusses Oil Spill Contingency

The discussion on offshore oil drilling and its risks continue to be ventilated in the media, and for some time now, N.G.O.s and government have bucked heads on this issue. [...]