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Police Officer Used Unsanctioned Chokehold to Subdue PC Gillett

More cell phone images have surfaced about Sunday’s unfortunate incident on a water taxi from Caye Caulker. The images show the chokehold used by the police to restrain and subdue [...]

Still No Arrests in Murder of Belize City Landlord, Errol Crown

The murder of fifty-seven-year-old Errol Crown, a resident of Neal Pen Road, remains an open investigation as police are still trying to determine his cause of death and who may [...]

Young B.D.F. Volunteer Perishes in Hit & Run

A young B.D.F. volunteer perished hours after he was hit on the George Price Highway by a vehicle whose driver did not stop to render assistance. Twenty-year-old Charles Bell Junior [...]

Early Morning Sweep Nets Drugs and Ammunition, Eleven Arrests

Recent developments on Ambergris Caye have prompted the Belize Police Department to ramp up its presence on the island, where a series of incidents that are believed to be drug-related [...]

Dr. Ramon Figueroa to Leave Ministry of Health (?)

We take a break from crime to report that Health C.E.O., Doctor Ramon Figueroa, is said to be on is way out. Reports of his anticipated departure are circulating in [...]

Oliver Samuels Headlines ‘Frenemy’ – a Live Show Comedy – in Belize!

If you don’t know what a ‘Frenemy’ is, then the comedian extraordinaire Oliver Samuels will tell you what it is.  The Jamaican king of comedy is in Belize to put [...]

Jankunu Productionz and Oliver Samuels Team Up for a Master Class in Theater

We also spoke with two of the minds behind Jankunu Productionz. Sandra McKay and Julie Ann Bradley told us more about the play, ‘Frenemy’ and an accompanying master class in [...]

Extended First Semester in 2019 School Year Raises Concerns for B.N.T.U.

The 2019 academic calendar will see a few more school days tacked on to the first semester of classes, extending the term to December twentieth when schools will recess for [...]

Couple Acquitted of Wounding their 6-Year-Old Child

A police officer and his common-law-wife are free tonight after they were acquitted of three counts of wounding upon their six-year-old child, who they were accused of beating. Police claimed [...]

Copper Thief Appears before the Court

A man who authorities thought was a worker with B.T.L. turned out to be copper thief. Gilbert Craig of Faber’s Road Extension was arraigned before Magistrate Emmerson Banner on Monday [...]

Senator Lizarraga says Belizeans Should be Concerned of B.T.L.’s Financial Records

Working documents leaked to the media show a fifty million dollars G.S.T. debt reportedly owed by state-owned Belize Telemedia Limited. The documents surfaced last week and it showed that between [...]

Business Owners & Managers Face Penalties for GST Noncompliance

The disclosure of the documents came on the day that the Senate debated and ratified the Tax Administration and Procedure Bill.  The bill contains several components ultimately designed to increase [...]

Private Sector Senator says S.S.B. has other Options to Avoid Financial Crash

The new S.S.B. contribution and reform scheme came into effect on Monday. The Social Security Board embarked in a two-year consultation process where the private sector, the Opposition, Cabinet, and [...]

Asylum Seekers Complete E.S.L. Course

The United Nations Commission of Human Rights held a short ceremony on Monday for twenty-three asylum seekers who completed the English as a Second Language course.  The UNHCR offers asylum [...]

Addressing Marine Litter in Belize’s Seas Space

Thousands of pieces of garbage, primarily plastic, wash up in the sea, river, lagoons and coastlines across the country. The marine litter causes environmental and health issues and affects the [...]

The Annual Agriculture Summer Camp is Underway

The Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Police Department, is hosting its fourth annual Youth Engage in Agriculture Summer Camp. The two-week event kicked off on Monday at the [...]

Fire Department Speaks on Fashion & More Fire in Belmopan

Last Wednesday, we reported on a fire that wiped out a boutique in Belmopan. The fire started on Tuesday night just before seven o’clock in a storeroom of Fashion and [...]

Faulty Water Heater Destroys Home in the North

A fire destroyed a family home in the early hours of Monday morning.  The Nah family was asleep inside their home on Tate Street in Orange Walk Town when one [...]

Meet the Hopefuls of the 2019 KTV, the Remix

It is that time of the year; it means it is time of the new season of KTV the Remix so get ready for fun and laughter.  Tonight, we kick [...]

Belize’s Football Coaches Participate in FIFA’s Grassroots Training

A train the trainer’s course is taking place at the F.F.B. Headquarters in Belmopan. Twenty-two coaches from across the country are engaged in a FIFA-certified grassroots training being facilitated by [...]