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Ahmads Say Surveillance Footage Not Clear as to Whether Accused was in Fareed Ahmad’s Vehicle

On Thursday afternoon, the Ahmad family, as well as members of the wider Muslim community in Belize, had an extensive sit-down with Minister of Home Affairs Wilfred Elrington.  He was [...]

Disappearance of Mark Pollard Linked to Possible Family Feud

Forty-nine-year-old Mark Pollard, a resident of Peter Seco Street, was reported missing in early July 2017.  He has not been seen or heard from since he set out on a [...]

Family Gives Blessing to Independent Investigation; Police Getting Assistance

According to Espat, he has the blessing of Pollard’s family to proceed with an independent investigation into the disappearance of their loved one.  Whatever he is able to unearth from [...]

Why Are Guats Still Following B.D.F. Up Sarstoon?

Following last week’s encounter between a team of Belizean youth basketballers and members of the Guatemalan Armed Forces, in which the latter tried but failed to stop them circling Sarstoon [...]

London Lawyers Say There’s Still Time for Maritime Areas Amendment

The Government of Belize is still in no apparent hurry to amend the 1992 Maritime Areas Act as called for by the Opposition, which introduced it when they were in [...]

Mayoral Candidate in Corozal, Rigo Vellos, Hits Back at ‘Defamatory’ Statements

Five-time Mister Belize Rigoberto “Rigo” Vellos is finding out that politics is not like bodybuilding – it’s a dirty game. The People’s United Party candidate for mayor of Corozal Town [...]

7 Years Later, Stephen Buckley Still Waiting for Justice

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Stephen Buckley, the George Street resident who turned his misfortune into a six-figure windfall from the Government of Belize. He was shot [...]

Youth Charged in Ladyville Stabbing

Nineteen-year-old Ladyville resident Delroy Staine Junior is accused of stabbing twenty-three-year-old Javan Young of Ladyville on January second. Today, he appeared before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford, charged with attempted murder, [...]

Brandon Tillett Re-Charged in Partner Altercation; Out on Bail

The notorious “B-E-T” – thirty-one year old Brandon Tillett – today made bail of ten thousand dollars granted in the Supreme Court, but on a different charge. On January third, [...]

One of Two Charged in Saturday Shooting Make Bail

One of two men accused in the shooting of Tyrone Barcelona and Steve Finley last Saturday is out on bail, but the other remains on remand at the Central Prison. [...]

Environmentalists Hit the Waters to Monitor Manatees

In 2017 alone, up to forty manatees were reported killed as a result of collisions with boats. And only twelve days into the New Year, three manatees have already been [...]

Oil Moratorium Officially in Effect

It is now illegal to explore for or exploit potential petroleum deposits in the maritime zone of Belize. Following the passage of the Petroleum Operations (Maritime Zone Moratorium) Act, 2017 [...]

Butane Gas Takes Hike

If you plan to fill your one-hundred pound gas tank tomorrow in Belize City then plan to fork out seven dollars more than what you have been paying. It will [...]

Estevan Bol Swims with the Fish

Twenty-six-year-old Estevan Bol has turned his hobby into his full-time job. He had always been fascinated by fish, owned small fish aquariums and subsequently taught himself all there is to [...]

A Final Word on Tuesday’s Tsunami Threat

Under extremely short notice on Tuesday night, the City Emergency Management Organization, CEMO, opened shelters to residents looking to secure themselves and their families against the approaching tsunami threat.  This [...]