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Cpl. Kent Martinez Is Being Charged With Manslaughter by Negligence for Allyson Major’s Death

The Ministry of National Security confirmed that Corporal Kent Martinez is the police officer who killed thirty-six-year-old Allyson Major Junior on July sixteenth. Fourteen days after he was fatally shot, [...]

Investigation Officer Takes the Stand in Belmopan Murder Trial

As the trial of William “Danny” Mason and four other accused men continues in the Supreme Court, an investigating officer took the stand today. The officer testified as to how [...]

Sedi Explains Genesis of Progresso Heights Dispute

The case against Pickstock Area Representative Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington which is presently before Justice Courtney Abel resumes on Wednesday in the Supreme Court.  The Foreign Minister is being sued by [...]

Sedi Clears the Air on Allegations Against Him

Both parties were called before the court on July twenty-fourth, but Elrington was a no-show.  The minister said he was sick and submitted a medical certificate.  Notwithstanding his illness, Elrington [...]

Is Progresso Heights Director Receiving Death Threats?

An interesting revelation coming from our one-on-one with Elrington is that the director of Progresso Heights believes that his life is in danger should he return to Belize and testify [...]

Rodwell Arzu on the Lam After Allegedly Killing Ex-Girlfriend in Griga

Rodwell Arzu, the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend before stabbing and shooting her relative at her residence in Dangriga, remains on the lam.  The thirty-six-year-old has a history of [...]

Three Weeks After Still No Arrest for Yanira Novelo’s Murder

Police have yet to capture the culprit who cold-heartedly and viciously murdered the twenty-three-year-old mother of three, Yanira Novelo. It has been three weeks since her body was discovered in [...]

Land Issue heats up in La Gracia; farmers claim political victimization

If you’ll recall, last week we reported that a land issue was brewing in a small farming community located behind Spanish Lookout, Cayo District. Well, that issue is heating up; [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington Addresses Latest Sarstoon Incident

The recent incident on the Sarstoon River involving the Guatemalan Armed Forces, the B.D.F. and a civilian team led by the Belize Territorial Volunteers has raised the ire of many.  [...]

Sedi Says Friction With Guatemala at Sarstoon is Grave Infraction of Rights

With the constant disruption of what ought to be the free flow of civilian traffic upriver, notwithstanding the area being under dispute, doesn’t it require the intervention of the I.C.J. [...]

Freetown Resident Charged with Murder

Police have cracked the murder of a Belize City businessman, Jose Hilario Diaz, and have charged another individual.  Diaz was gunned down at his store on Cemetery Road on July [...]

Palacio Pleads Guilty to Possession of a Controlled Drug

Also in the court was BiJay Palacio who was today fined for possession of a controlled drug. Before he pleaded guilty, Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser made it clear to him [...]

Man steals scratch tickets; can you identify him?

If you logged on to Facebook late this evening, it is likely that you may have come across the video of a man stealing Scratch and Win tickets. The ten [...]

Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries Launches Ban Gillnets Campaign

A group of commercial fishermen are leading the charge to ban gillnets across the country.  They say there are damaging effects of this indiscriminate practice to fish stocks and as [...]

Coalition Says No Agenda Other Than to Save Belize’s Fisheries

The Coalition recently presented a formal proposal to government calling for an end to all gillnet fishing in Belizean waters, following a one-year phase-out period.  The proposal includes a commitment [...]

Belize’s Maritime Economy Plan Underway

A maritime economy plan is being developed for the country through a partnership between the Belize Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute and the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Marine Economies Programme. [...]

ComPol Williams Says Number of Sick Leave Applicants Remains Steady

Following the police promotion process, reports from within the Belize Police Department began to emerge to the effect that officers who were not happy began reporting to work sick. The [...]

190 Police Recruit to Undergo Training

In July, Close to two thousands hopefuls say the police recruitment exam. One hundred and ninety potential police officers were selected to be part of this year’s police recruitment process. [...]

KTV the Remix Season III; Singers to take on Disco

KTV, the Remix is back tonight at the Bliss and you can expect lots of surprises, plenty fun and laughter. So far you have heard different genres of music, this [...]

National Song Competition’s People’s Choice Award Online Voting Opens

This year’s National Song Competition has completed the primary phase as all entries have been submitted and reviewed by a panel of judges. This year’s competition will feature five Junior [...]