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U.D.P. Holds Biennial Convention – Gapi is a No-Show!

The United Democratic Party held its National Convention in Dangriga over the weekend. The biennial event should have been held in 2015, but that turned out to be a banner [...]

How Will Vega’s Departure Affect the U.D.P.?

There’s no doubt that Vega’s departure from the political scene will have a significant effect on the U.D.P.  Vega has generally held the fort in the north – pumping resources [...]

Patrick Faber Launches Candidacy for First Deputy Leader

There are two contenders to the slot of first deputy leader of the U.D.P.: Ministers John Saldivar and Patrick Faber. Within twenty-four hours of the national convention in Dangriga, Faber [...]

Customs Officer Drowns in Corozal Bay

A thirty-nine-year old custom officer well-known in Corozal Town tragically lost his life on Sunday afternoon. Valdemar Alpuche Junior and his two daughters were trying out a brand new jet [...]

Gang Figure “Fat Cat” Slain in Ladyville

In the Belize District, there was a violent end to the life of twenty-five-year-old Rene Chavarria, who was shot and killed in Ladyville on Friday night.  Chavarria was riding a [...]

RED Police Continue to Investigate Alleged Suicide Stabbing

A locus retracing the sequence of events resulting in the stabbing death of Salvadoran national Oscar Gomez has been completed.  Despite making progress in the ongoing investigation, Ladyville police are [...]

Cyclist Dies after Being Hit by Bus on the George Price Highway

There was other loss of lives, but on the highways. A cyclist perished at the start of the weekend after being hit by a passenger bus while traveling along the [...]

Toledo Resident Knocked Down and Killed in San Antonio

On Saturday night, there was another fatal road traffic accident, this one on the Jalacte Road near the San Antonio waterfalls. At around ten-fifty that night Police were called to [...]

Vehicle Bursts into Flames After Collision on Sunday

A motorist is tonight lucky to be alive, following a near fatal road traffic accident along the Phillip Goldson Highway on Sunday morning.  The white Chevy Tahoe, driven at the [...]

Faber Says He Has Staying Power to Guarantee Leadership

The Patrick Faber campaign was launched this afternoon amid much fanfare within the United Democratic Party.  While a date for the convention is yet to be determined, it is expected [...]

Faber Asked if Past “Indiscretions” Will Come Back to Haunt Him

But what about his temper?  Faber is known for his sporadic outbursts, a trait that has rubbed quite a few people the wrong way.  According to the leadership candidate, it’s [...]

U.D.P. Whip Says Belize Should Have Gotten a Defense Guarantee from Britain

Barring an official protocol governing the rules of engagement at the southern-most border of Belize, the Sarstoon, there seems little clarity on the situation there. Things came to a head [...]

Minister of Tourist Says Stats Up Despite Crime

At least in the first quarter of 2016, violent crime has been on the rise, in record-setting numbers. Murders in particular have been spread out across the country, including in [...]

Final Submissions in Sabido Murder Trial Delivered – Judgment Reserved

Closing arguments from the prosecution and the defense commenced today in the murder trial of Osmar Sabido, who is accused of taking the life of his common-law-wife Christie Carrasco. A [...]

No Case File – Accused Murderer Ronalph Ramsey Walks

At the opening session of the Supreme Court this year, Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin set ground rules in respect of the time frame for an accused person to be provided [...]

Football and Basketball Stats in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The playoff picture inside the PLB closing season is taking shape but there are some crucial back matches remaining [...]