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The Investigation into the Rape of a 5-Year-Old by Another Minor

Tonight, there is a very disturbing report of sexual assault against children. Police have finally confirmed a report circulating since the start of the week that a five-year-old girl has [...]

Reynaldo Verde Pleads Not Guilty to Extortion Charges

Forty-six-year-old Reynaldo Verde, the Deputy Director of General Tax Services, remains in jail in the United States.  Verde is facing charges of extortion and attempted extortion.  Today, he appeared before [...]

Official Details on the Stabbing Death on Caye Caulker; Who will be Charged?

There are fresh details tonight on the unfortunate stabbing death of Isaac Marin and the stabbing of his brother Carlos, in Caye Caulker. Seventeen-year-old Isaac died shortly after the attack [...]

Police Tracking Brandon Bennett’s Whereabouts before He was Executed

Police also provide an update to the murder of a Belize City resident. Louise Bevans Street resident Brandon Bennett was executed on Monday night and his body dumped on the [...]

Allan Pitts is Shot in Belize City After Midnight

Twenty-seven-year-old Allan Pitts, a support technician of Burrell Boom Village, was injured shortly after midnight on Tuesday when the vehicle he was traveling in came under gunfire.  It is reported [...]

Mike Peyrefitte for U.D.P. Chairman!!

As the U.D.P. gears up for its February 2020 convention which will elect a successor to Prime Minister Dean Barrow as leader, a number of persons are throwing their hat [...]

Patrick or John? Nobody Knows Who Will Win Says Peyrefitte

With the leadership convention scheduled for February 2020, it would appear that the highest number of delegates is adding up in favour of John Saldivar, who lost to Patrick Faber [...]

Deputy Leadership Shows Democracy

As for first deputy leadership, Peyrefitte maintains that both candidates, Tracy Panton and Hugo Patt, are well intentioned in spite of who they are supporting for party leader.  He says [...]

Peyre Says He’s Running Independent

So who is Peyrefitte supporting for new leader of the U.D.P.?  That’s a question we put to him during our sit down this morning and he told us that despite [...]

Former Magistrate’s Court Secretary is Guilty of Theft

A secretary for the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court was convicted of theft at the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court for theft. Forty-nine year-old Dorkas Caliz was charged for stealing one thousand dollars from [...]

Belize Out of Anti-Retroviral Meds; New Stock Coming “Within a Few Weeks”

A lack of anti-retroviral medication is putting lives at risk. If a person with HIV/AIDS does not take the meds as prescribed, it can cause HIV to become resistant to [...]

M.O.H. Responds to Pharmaceutical Concerns

The Ministry of Health is today responding to concerns raised over the importation of generic drugs. Giovanni Brackett, an activist, says the F.D.A. approved drugs are not available and while [...]

P.U.P. Demands Answers from M.O.H.

The People’s United Party is reacting to our report on the shortage of anti-retroviral medication used to treat patients living with HIV/AIDS.   The P.U.P. expresses concern over the unavailability of [...]

Police Department Reviews Major Crimes; Murders Down so Far

The Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams was flanked by the top brass of the Belize Police Department, including regional commanders, as he released a crime report. Williams says major crimes [...]

Chester Wants to Close Down Irresponsible Liquor Establishments

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams during his interview with the media today took aim at the liquor establishments, who he says, have been irresponsible. He contends that alcohol consumption has [...]

Dr. Jorge Hidalgo Elected as Sec. Gen. of W.F.S.I.C.C.M.

Approximately two thousand delegates, including key policy decision-makers, across all domains of critical care and from over eighty-four countries gathered in Melbourne, Australia last week for the fourteenth World Congress [...]

World Congress of Intensive Care focused on Diversity

According to Doctor Hidalgo, the five-day congress discussed the issue of diversity to include small countries around the table since their needs are different. The World Federation of Societies of [...]

Hand in Hand Gifts a Brand New Home to a Southside family

A deserving family of eight received the key to their brand new home today in Belize City. Silvia Castro, her husband and their six children were begging for lodging in [...]