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Post Mortem Results: Hilberto Sotz Did Not Die of Natural Causes

The autopsy on the body of Hilberto Sotz was finally released this morning and the second form student of Baptist High School did not die of natural causes as police [...]

But What Does the Autopsy Report Really Say?

Up to news time, there has been no statement from the police department on the crisis they have on their hands. But we can confirm that aside from the two [...]

Two Caye Caulker Cops Arraigned for Murder, Three More on Interdiction

Just minutes before seven tonight, the ministry of national security just finally sent out a release on the death of Hilberto Sotz. It states that “the Hon. John Saldivar, Minister [...]

Immigration Minister Comments on Sarstoon River Standoff

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has refused to speak on the very significant confrontation between Guatemalan and Belizean armed forces on Sarstoon Island. It happened two weeks ago and there has [...]

C.E.O.’s Management Style Drew the Wrath of Immigration Dept.

We also finally got an opportunity – finally – to ask Hulse about his former C.E.O. in the Ministry of Immigration, Candelaria Saldivar. Three weeks ago Saldivar, quite abruptly, was [...]

Dangriga Police Closer to Making Arrest in Fireman’s Murder

On Monday night, we told you about the brutal murder of fifty one year old Ralston Patnett. The former veteran fireman was killed around midnight on Sunday on the Jetty [...]

Channel 5 Has Exclusive Rights to Belize-DR World Cup Qualifier

This Thursday, the Belize Jaguars will play the Dominican Republic team in their own turf at the Estadio Olympico Felix Sanchez in Santo Domingo. The national football team departed on [...]

Godwin Hulse on Patrick’s Petrocaribe Bash

Earlier today, when we caught up with Minister Hulse, we couldn’t resist asking the very straight-laced for his input on the Patrick Faber Petrocaribe-funded political pibil fest. Faber has come [...]

What’s the Fate of the Long Awaited Immigration Report?

And finally for Hulse, we asked about the long anticipated Immigration investigation report. Remember that? Many months ago that investigation commenced after U.D.P. Minister Elvin Penner was fired for corruption [...]

UWI Calls off Forum on Petrocaribe Loans Act

A well advertised forum on the controversial Petrocaribe Loans Act and the use or abuse of the funds was scheduled to take place at the University of the West Indies [...]

Barranco Resident Appeals Conviction for Carnal Knowledge

Forty-seven year old Newell Lyn Nicholas was convicted back in 2012 in the Southern criminal session of the Supreme Court and sentenced to thirty-eight years imprisonment for three counts of [...]

Big Tom Granted Bail for Traffic Offense

It has been twenty days since notorious criminal figure, thirty-eight year old Kenneth Flowers, aka “Big Tom”, was convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment for Driving a Motor Vehicle [...]

Chamber of Commerce Slams Patrick Faber’s Petrocaribe Beach Bash

The use of Petrocaribe funds remains a controversial issue.  Sunday’s jaunt to Corozal Bay, organized by Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber, using Petrocaribe monies to pay for twenty-one buses to [...]

What About Government’s Proposed Petrocaribe Amendments?

Likewise, Lizarraga shared the private sector organization’s position on the proposed amendments to the Petrocaribe Loans Act.   Senator Mark Lizarraga, Representative, Private Sector “The chamber of commerce met, the [...]

Dangriga Resident Myrick Caliz Needs Medical Assistance

A well-known Dangriga resident is seeking public assistance for medical attention. Myrick ‘Micro’ Caliz met in an accident at the end of May and was severely injured. He has since [...]

Water System Inaugurated in Scotland Half Moon

Today, after two years of comprehensive infrastructural works, the Belize River Valley Water System was officially launched in the community of Scotland Half-moon. It’s a long awaited project which ensures [...]

Medical Mission in Belize Courtesy Anglican Diocese

A U.S. medical mission is in Belize currently providing free medical attention to Belize City residents. The mission was invited for the second time by the Anglican Diocese and is [...]