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B.T.L. C.E.O. Rochus Schreiber Resigns

There is a huge development tonight regarding the top job at Belize Telemedia Limited.  And that is that Rochus Schreiber has tendered his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer for [...]

A Closer Look at Documents which Shows B.T.L.’s Purported GST Debt

Still on B.T.L., records obtained by our newsroom, show that Belize Telemedia Limited owes the Government of Belize tens of millions of dollars in unpaid General Sales Tax.  According to [...]

An Appeal for Peace and Calm Following Dalla Kite’s Murder

Businessman Carlton Wade was gunned down at his shop in Hattieville on Wednesday night just before he closed for the day. Inside the store were his two grandchildren, while his [...]

FinSec: “admittedly there are problems”

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight has admitted that there are problems with regards to the reporting of financial facts by finance officers across government ministries and departments. This has been a [...]

Financial Secretary Speaks on FTC/AIBL Settlement

Earlier in the month, Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced a settlement between the Federal Trade Commission and Atlantic International Bank Limited, describing it as a ‘win for Belize’. The settlement [...]

PM Dean Barrow Speaks on Sanctuary Bay Scam

Lead scammer Andris Pukke along with several associates, promised clients a lush piece of land equipped with world class amenities on a fourteen thousand-acre property in southern Belize. It’s a [...]

Albert Moreira is Freed & Rearrested for Murder of Felina James

B.D.F. soldier, Albert Moreira was charged for the October 2018 murder of Felina James, his girlfriend and mother of their son. This week, he went to trial and saw the [...]

Accused Murderers Are Freed

Four years ago, in June 2015, thirty-nine-year-old Patrick Dean Spencer, a.k.a. “Nally,” was gunned down on Cairo Street with its intersection with Glen Street, Belize City. He was shot multiple [...]

Court of Appeal Given Option to Hear Applications before 21 Days Requirement

Back in April, the Government was unsuccessful in trying to persuade the Court of Appeal to hear an application in an expedited manner. This was in the relation to the [...]

Police’s Profiling Practice Can Be Challenged in Court

We also asked the Attorney General about the continued policing profiling. Police officers continue to stop and search persons, especially young black males, record their personal information and snap pictures [...]

U.S. State Department Speaks on Belize’s TIP Ranking

Last week we reported that the U.S. Department of State upgraded Belize in its Trafficking in Persons Report. According to the report, Belize has shown significant progress in victim services [...]

Immigration Raids in the U.S. Are Coming

The U.S. has announced that a number of immigration raids will be conducted. The deportations, while delayed, are intended to remove recently arrived families who are in the United States [...]

NAC’s National Testing Day Targets Men

The National AIDS Commission held its annual national testing day today across the country. Every year the organization hosts two national testing events, with the next testing day in December [...]

$10,000 For Anyone Who Can Help Solve Marcia Talbert’s Murder

Forty-one-year-old Marcia Talbert, an employee of Cerberus Security, a subsidiary of Bowen and Bowen Limited, lost her life on the morning of June sixteenth when a gunman snuck onto the [...]

ComPol Calls for Stringent Background Checks for Licensed Guides

On Thursday, we told you about new security measures, including surveillance cameras, as well as the hiring of special constables to be implemented in San Pedro. Those new plans were [...]

A British National is Found Dead in Placencia

The lifeless body of fifty-eight-year-old Phillip Crabtree, a British national, was retrieved from the sea in Placencia this morning.  Sometime around six o’clock, police were called to an area in [...]

Fisher of the Year Award Goes to Paulino Rodriguez

He has been fishing for forty years and seen the industry he loves grow and evolve. Today, the spotlight was on Sarteneja resident Paulino Rodriguez who was made Fisher of [...]

Chan Pine Ridge Villager Concern of B.S.I.’s Air Pollution

Residents of Chan Pine Ridge Village in Orange Walk say they have been greatly affected by air pollution emitted by the neighboring B.S.I. sugar factory. Villagers formed the Chan Pine [...]

Team Belize Doing Great at the U-23 Female Volleyball Central American Championships

The female volleyball national team has been competing in the under-twenty-three Central American Championships in Managua, Nicaragua. They have since won three games and lost one. On Wednesday, the girls [...]

Police Health Run & Sports Day at Yabra

Early this morning, the police officers were on the streets of the City, but it was not for the usual crime fighting. It was to encourage residents to maintain or [...]

Well-known Businessman is Shot and Killed inside His Shop in Hattieville

We have been reporting on a rash of murders, at least eleven persons have been killed since last Thursday. On Wednesday, hours after Derrick Tracy was gunned down in the [...]

F.B.I. Assisting Local Authorities with Double Murder Investigation

Tonight, we know some more about the investigation into the murders of Mario Graniel and Doctor Gary Swank. The cold-blooded execution a few miles off of Ambergris Caye has left [...]

Christian Espat Hands Himself Over to Police; Denies Involvement in Double Murder

This morning, a wanted poster for twenty-three-year-old Christian Espat, a well-known person to police and alleged gangster on San Pedro Town, began circulating on social media. Espat was reportedly wanted [...]

Commissioner of Police Outlines Security Plans for San Pedro

On Wednesday night, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and other security personnel, as well as Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia, met with the San Pedro community to discuss the way [...]

U.S. Embassy Assisting with Murder Investigation of Gary Swank

The murder of American citizen Doctor Gary Swank of the State of Virginia has sparked wide spread coverage in the international media. That bad press is already costing Belize’s tourism [...]