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Police Perform Poorly in 2019 Promotion Exams

There is disappointing news coming out of the Belize Police Department tonight, where hundreds of officers who sat last month’s promotion exams have failed to meet eligibility to move up [...]

In Defense of Corporal Eldon Arzu

Corporal Eldon Arzu, President of the Belize Police Association, is suing Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and has been granted judicial review of the legitimacy of his post as the [...]

Man is Beaten, Kidnapped and Robbed

Fifty-year-old Kiran Kumar Solanri is tonight recuperating from a frightening ordeal he experienced this morning.  Solanri, who is from Palmar Village in the Orange Walk District, told police that the [...]

Caye Caulker Stabbing Victim in Critical Condition

A Caye Caulker resident is fighting for his life at the Karl Heusner Memorial, Hospital having undergone a round of life-saving surgery today following a stabbing on the island. On [...]

Sales Supervisor is Robbed at Gunpoint on Gabourel Lane, Belize City

There is little to report from the crime blotter tonight. Just after midday on Tuesday, two thieves – one armed with a gun – held up the sales supervisor from [...]

Search Continues for Trio as Investigations Continue into Armed Burglary

Police also gave an update on the armed burglary at the Solid Waste Transfer Station in Belize City. As we had reported on Monday, a group of persons targeted the [...]

Sedi Goes Before the Court of Appeal

Foreign Minister Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington appeared before the Court of Appeal this morning where, in his private capacity as a shareholder in the legally embattled Progresso Heights Limited, is appealing [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington on I.C.J. Application

On Wednesday, the International Court of Justice issued a release in which it essentially acknowledges receipt of Belize’s application to have its territorial dispute with Guatemala resolved in that jurisdiction.  [...]

Geovanni Bracket No Longer President of COLA

Geovanni Brackett is no longer the president of Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA. Brackett passed on the baton to twenty-one-year-old Shawn Christopher Saldano who won the post in [...]

Shawn Saldano is COLA’s New President

According to Saldano, under his leadership, focus will be placed on building COLA’s membership and economic revenue.   Shawn Saldano, President, COLA “The first of which is the security of [...]

Saldano Renounces His Support for the U.D.P.

While Shawn Saldano is new to COLA, he is not necessarily new to the world of politics. Saldano worked at the Youth Department and years ago he had the aspiration [...]

Residents Cry Foul as Company Disposes of Waste

A number of residents along the Philip Goldson Highway near mile fifteen, just after the Burrell Boom cut off, are expressing concerns over what they say is a health hazard [...]

Stakeholders Discuss Challenges Affecting Girls

A national consultation to address challenges to girls’ education was held today at the Belize Institute of Management in Belize City. Private and public sector stakeholders gathered to look at [...]

Safeguarding Education for Young Girls

The idea is to get young women and girls to understand their position and value in society. There must be a multi-ministerial approach to solve the issue. Today’s consultation serves [...]

Sewing with the Ladies on Southside

The Belize Police Department, through its Community Policing Unit, is teaching south side residents how to sew through an initiative called the Community Development Sewing Programme. The police partnered up [...]

Apply Today for the National Youth Awards

Are you an active youth in your community? If you are doing good work that is making an impact, then you may qualify for the National Youth Awards.  The Department [...]

Another $15,000 Winner for Scratch & Win

There is yet another fifteen thousand-dollar winner in the recently established Scratch and Win game. Caye Caulker resident and father of one, Wilber Chi is taking home twelve thousand seven [...]

Healthy Living: Mental Health among Adolescents

A four-day gathering of mental health professionals continued today as part of an effort to finalize a tool that will be used to gather more information on the state of [...]