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P.U.P. Says NO to I.C.J. in People’s Declaration; Demands Removal of Minister Elrington

The People’s United Party has taken its formal possession on the April tenth referendum. Following a series of nationwide consultations and a meeting of standard bearers of the thirty-one constituencies, [...]

Minister Saldivar Says He Long Decided on a “Yes to I.C.J.”

On Tuesday, cabinet approved a consensus position of a YES vote, which means that the lines are clearly drawn between the two main political parties.  In a release, the government [...]

Income Tax Commissioner’s Refusal to Set-off Belize Bank’s Business Tax Debt Unlawful

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin was scheduled to deliver his decision today in the matter of the Belize Bank Limited versus the Government of Belize. The Bank has been fighting tooth [...]

PC Tyrell Rowley Arraigned for New Year’s Day Beat Down of San Pedro Resident

Twenty-two days after San Pedro resident Jamil Leal was brutality beaten, a police officer, twenty-one-year-old Tyrell Rowley, was today taken to court. Rowley was charged for wounding and following his [...]

Police Put in Place Protocols to Intercept Drug Plane

Belize’s name came up recently during “El Chapo” Guzman’s trial in a New York courtroom in relation to cocaine.  In 2018, we reported on an increasing number of drug plane [...]

DCP Broaster on Crime Fighting Strategy

With the shift in the command of the police department, Edward Broaster moved up to the Deputy Commissioner of Police with responsibility for national operations.  Broaster held that position once [...]

A Live Crime Centre to be Installed

Broaster also spoke about the plan to erect a live crime centre in Belmopan that will be used to address criminal activities on the streets. Several units of the department [...]

The Story of a Woman Living with HIV for 12 Years

In 2017, there were two hundred and twenty-three new cases of HIV in Belize, mostly among young males. During the first few weeks after a person contracts HIV, the viral [...]

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Ivan Williams Says Santa Cruz Has No Lots Committee

U.D.P. standard bearer for Stann Creek West, Ivan Williams, says that he will travel to Belmopan and lobby for the residents of Santa Cruz in order for them to receive [...]

Stann Creek West Area Rep Weighs In on Santa Cruz Land Issue

Weighing in on the matter is P.U.P. area representative for Stann Creek West Rodwell Ferguson. According to Ferguson the only person who has the authority to issue land is the [...]

Police to Revert to 8-Hour Shifts

Since his ascension as Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams has been connecting with the rest of the department. Today, he made a stop at the Queen Street Police Station where [...]

A New Strategy to Tackle Domestic Violence

There were one hundred and forty-four murders in 2018; thirty-eight of those were directly related to nightclubs or bar incidents. The rest was split between gang rivalries and domestic disputes. [...]

EU-CELAC Workshop on Citizen Security Opens in Belize

The third in a series of the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States workshop on citizen security is being held in Belize. The two-day event [...]

Minister of National Security Says ComPol Can Deliver on his Commitments

Earlier this week, the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams said he intended to reduce the murder count to below one hundred per year. The last time that happened was in [...]

10-Year-Old with Brain Tumour Fighting to Live

A ten-year-old Belize City boy is fighting to stay alive. Jaylen Trevan Young was diagnosed with Brainstem Glioma four months ago, in September 2018. The cancerous tumor is growing rapidly [...]

Belikin Launches ‘Onli Eena Belize’ Campaign

Bowen and Bowen, through their Belikin brand, launched a new multimedia campaign called ‘Onli Eena in Belize.’  They say the campaign will celebrate Belizean spirit and tell stories that are [...]