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Corozal Junior College Lecturer Targeted for Kidnapping

There is an alarming report coming out of Corozal Town tonight, where news of a foiled abduction has spread like wildfire.  The victim of the thwarted kidnapping has been identified [...]

Police Tread Carefully with Disturbing Rape Case in Independence

An allegation of rape against several male officers attached to the Independence Police Station is being investigated by the Professional Standards Branch, after two women claimed that they were sexually [...]

No Criminal Charges, But Disgrace Visited on Cops Accused of Humiliating Youth Cadets

A pair of police constables has been placed on interdiction even before appearing before a tribunal earlier today.  The unnamed officers are accused of taking nude pictures of male cadets [...]

Armenia Couple Charged in Carlos Navarijo Murder

Late this evening in Belmopan, police formally charged an Armenia couple for the murder of twenty-nine-year-old Carlos Humberto Navarijo Albeño. Jose Valladarez and his common-law-wife, Amelia Garrido, were processed for [...]

Thumbs Down for ‘Hypocrite’ Godwin from P.U.P.

The People’s United Party held a National Executive meeting at Independence Hall this morning. Among other things, the party rounded off its slate of candidates to be presented at the [...]

B.T.L. Still a Bee in P.U.P. Bonnet

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied, without explanation, a review of the Government of Belize’s case against the Belize Bank Limited in a long-standing arbitration settlement dating back to [...]

Faber Challenged over B.I.L.

Two weeks ago, Leader of the Opposition John Briceño revealed that the People’s United Party intended to write Prime Minister Dean Barrow asking for all the contracts awarded by Belize [...]

Is Fabers Road Contract Going to Court?

In the same vein, it has been nearly a month since Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action and attorney Kareem Musa requested details of Imer Hernandez’s eight-million dollar contract for [...]

Another Change of Date for Guatemala Referendum; Re-Registration First Here

The Government of Guatemala has once again changed the date of the referendum on attending the International Court of Justice to resolve its unfounded claim on Belize. According to Siglo [...]

Accused Murderers Still Loose; Accident Accused to Face Charges

It has been almost two weeks since the murders of German national Raimund Adalbert Kobler and Amit Moryani in San Pedro and Orange Walk Town, respectively.  Despite launching separate investigations [...]

Trafficking Claim Investigated by Ex-Jack Charles Employees Turned Alleged Thieves

Keyur Barot and Jitendra Kumar are former employees of businessman Jack Charles.  The duo has been accused of stealing over sixty thousand dollars in proceeds from the wholesaler when they [...]

Trienia Young is New Registrar of Supreme Court

Trienia Marie Young is the new Registrar of the Supreme Court and Registrar General of Belize. The thirty-seven-year-old former head of the Police Prosecution Branch was sworn in on Wednesday [...]

Why Elvin Penner Was Never Charged

Elvin Penner’s political career is in tatters after he was booted from Cabinet in September of 2013 over the Won Hong Kim scandal. He narrowly survived a recall drive shortly [...]

Roger Tien’s ‘Special Access’ at Immigration Dept.

Roger Tien – he was directly invited to Belize by Minister of Economic Development Erwin Contreras on the basis of making investments here. And Immigration Minister Godwin Hulse agreed to [...]

Reforms Suggested for Public Service Commission

At least one member of the Senate Special Select Committee, Ashley Rocke, has gone on record to say he believes that public officers are more to blame than Government ministers [...]

Food Security Programs Implemented in Southern Schools

An initiative to strengthen food security programs has been ongoing since April 2016. Phase three of that project which involves its implementation stage was launched today in Belmopan between the [...]

The Great Pen Cayetano Paints Garifuna ‘Legacy’

Pen Cayetano wants to share the Garifuna culture with Belizeans this nineteenth. The renowned artist is opening an exhibition called ‘Legacy’ at his gallery in Dangriga. The collection of paintings [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington to Taiwan on Crime Issues

Taiwan is giving Belize one million dollars for crime-fighting and law-enforcement equipment. The Belize Police Department will acquire body cameras, motorcycles, handcuffs, drones, breathalyzer equipment and a cellebrite machine, which [...]

Healthy Living: Know Your Antibiotics and How They Work

It’s a major health concern that we don’t talk about enough. But this year, the World Health Organization is commemorating Antibiotics Awareness Week. It’s a global campaign to make people [...]