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ASP Rochelle Chan Will Seek Legal Advice Over Naming in Senate Inquiry

Assistant Superintendent of Police Rochelle Chan has spoken out, but reluctantly, in response to statements made by acquaintance Alvarine Burgess in Wednesday’s public hearing of the Senate Special Select Committee. [...]

Chan Says U.S. Visa Expired, Was Not Revoked

Separate and apart from the allegations made against him by Burgess, reports surfaced that Assistant Superintendent Rochelle Chan had his U.S. visa revoked by authorities. The truth is in somewhat [...]

The Full Extent of the David Nanes Affair

The confidential report of the Immigration Department and former acting Director Maria Marin on the David Nanes Schnitzer affair has been obtained by News Five.  At the end of this [...]

Orlando Vera Headed to Jail After Guilty Finding of Perverting Justice

In the Magistrate Court today, Ballistic Examiner, Orlando Vera learned his fate and it was not good news. Vera was found guilty of abetment to pervert the course of justice [...]

Guatemalan Fined Over False Documents

Guatemalan national Lazaro Rafael Zaldivar Lopez has yet to pay a fine of three thousand dollars and remains in prison over the weekend. He changed a plea of not guilty [...]

Accused Toledo Murderer Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Forty-seven-year-old Florencio Pop who was charged with the February, 2012 chopping murder of Felix Cucul Ich in Bladden Village, in Southern Belize, was sentenced in the Dangriga Supreme court earlier this week.   This [...]

O-S-S-U-A-R-Y Spells Victory for Toledo’s Lionel Martin at Spelling Bee

A twelve-year-old boy from a school in the deep south is the national coca cola spelling bee champ. He bested eleven other primary school students to win the title. This [...]

Kendis Flowers Charged for Shooting at Police Officers

Well-known street figure Kendis Flowers appeared in court today where he was arraigned for the attempted murder of two police officers. According to police, Flowers fired as many as five [...]

Cayo Police Vehicle Rammed; Driver Charged

Earlier today, pictures surfaced on social media of a police pickup, extensively damaged to the rear and front portions. A late evening release by the department states that a police [...]

Motorcyclist Dies after Crashing into Sugar Trailers

A traffic accident on Thursday night claimed the life of thirty-three-year-old Rigoberto Coba of Guinea Grass, Orange Walk District.  It happened on the Corozal Cane Traffic Road near BELCOGEN. Coba, [...]

Progressive Party Wants Castro Investigated; Saldivar is Wrong Too

The People’s United Party has called for the removal of Minister of State Edmond Castro, following the revocation of his visa by the U.S. State Department. The Belize Progressive Party [...]

After Drama, B.P.P. Wants “Tangible Results” from Senate Inquiry

We also asked Chairman Smith to comment on the May seventeenth showdown between supporters of the Belizeans Against Courtenay movement, particularly House macebearer Brian “Yellow Man” Audinett, and the press, [...]

It’s Still No to the I.C.J.

Last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington broke the news that Guatemala expects to have its referendum on taking the Belizean claim to the International Court of Justice later [...]

Cost of Living Keeps Rising

A release sent out by the Statistical Institute of Belize on Wednesday shows that the prices of goods and services regularly purchased by households were up by two point two [...]

Denys Barrow’s Peers Honor New C.C.J. Judge

New judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice, Denys Barrow, was sworn in to great fanfare and approval on Thursday morning in Belize City. He is the first Belizean on [...]

COLA Tells Robert Montero that Louis Wade Has God’s Protection

Pastor Louis Wade of Plus TV is awaiting his fate in the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court after being charged on May nineteenth with common assault and use of insulting words [...]

The History of the Festival of the Arts

The national festival of arts concluded earlier this week. Golden performances from across the country converged at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts to showcase the best of the [...]

A Festival for All That Jazz

There is another festival this weekend. It’s the Belize International Jazz Festival. For the third year, the festival has been a medium to increase appreciation and love for jazz music. [...]

CEMO Declares it is Ready for Hurricane Season

We’re two days into the hurricane season, which the Met Office predicts will be above normal with a total of fourteen named storms. On Wednesday, the City Emergency Management Organization [...]

How’s the Weather? Check the Met’s New Website

At Wednesday’s announcement of the hurricane season, the Met Service also launched their newly redesigned website. The user-friendly website has new features such as the real time display of data [...]