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Nasi, Sucu and Jahv are Murdered Several Months Apart

The third member of the Wagner family was murdered in Dangriga on the eve of Garifuna Settlement Day. The southern municipality was overflowing with revelers in anticipation of the holiday [...]

Police Beef Up Presence in Dangriga

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that the police will maintain an increased presence in Dangriga.   The Police Department will be carrying out a number of operations in that town, [...]

Escapee is Alive; Police Actions into Officers Move Forward

Police also gave an update on another case in Dangriga involving a gruesome murder.  In early August, we reported about missing man Derrick Ramirez whose body had washed up in [...]

Police Crackdown on Establishments Licensed to Sell Liquor

The Commissioner of Police says that the police will be cracking down on establishments that sell liquor, particularly the nightclubs.  According to Chester Williams, the crackdown is to ensure that [...]

B.P.D. Concerned that Liquor Licensed Establishment May Not be Meeting Requirements

Commissioner Williams says that his concerns about the nightclub extend beyond not having the liquor license displayed.  He says that this business was granted a license, but there are requirements [...]

The Rights of a Child Take Center Stage at Children’s Parliament

Parliament today had a much different feel and tone. The special sitting was called to mark International Children’s Day so young students from all over the country were standing in [...]

P.U.P. Legally Challenges Government Expenditure from Public Purse

Opposition Leader John Briceño and Julius Espat, Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, are claimants in a suit brought against the Minister of Finance, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, Financial Secretary [...]

FinSec Says Government Regularly Exceeds Approved Limit of Public Monies

While PM Barrow and AG Peyrefitte’s names appear as defendants on the claim, neither government officials appeared in court today.  Instead, the financial secretary appeared alone and was represented by [...]

PAC Chairman Weighs in on Fin Sec’s Testimony

In court, the issue of accountability for a hundred million dollars, spent during the fiscal year 2012 and 2013, was raised before the Financial Secretary.  According to PAC Chairman, Julius [...]

P.U.P. on Sarteneja Link Road

Work for a twenty-seven-mile stretch of road linking Corozal Town to Sarteneja started last week following the inauguration of the fifty-million-U.S.-dollar project. The major infrastructure project is being funded by [...]

Jose Rodriguez, Guilty of Causing Death by Careless Conduct

In the Supreme Court, Jose Rodriguez pleaded guilty to “Causing Death by Careless Conduct” in the fatal traffic accident which claimed the life of eleven-year-old Tezzrah Thompson, four years ago. [...]

Orange Walk Resident Arraigned for Fatal Accident involving Rudolph Arnold

Also in the courts, Orange Walk resident is facing charges of manslaughter by negligence. He is Cyril Valencio, who was driving a delivery truck that knocked down and crushed Rudolph [...]

Lands Minister Hugo Comments on Guatemalan Squatters

A group of about thirty Guatemalan families continues to illegal settle on a piece of land along the western border in Benque, unwilling to relocate because they are of the [...]

B.P.D. Receives Transportation Donation from Taiwanese Government

Today, Taiwanese Ambassador Remus Li-Kuo Chen gifted the Belize Police Department a brand new coaster.  A short ceremony was held for a symbolic handing over, as the coaster bus will [...]

Safer City Initiative Project to be Piloted in Belize City

Police are embarking in a pilot project called the Safer City Initiative. The project will see the installation of a network of high-definition cameras with enhanced capabilities to help police [...]

Lands Minister Explains Extension of Land Amnesty Programme

The government’s Land Amnesty Programme has been extended by a month and three weeks. The programme was originally conceived as a six-month initiate, but a statutory instrument, which was gazetted on [...]

Hugo Patt Speaks on Campaign Progress

Hugo Patt is aspiring to be the first deputy leader for the United Democratic Party. He is part John Saldivar’s slate who vying to be party leader and with Beverly [...]

Day-One of the 2019 Best Warrior Competition

The Annual Best Warrior Competition got underway this morning and continues until Friday.  Teams of competing soldiers of the Belize Defence Force and the Belize Coastguard are pushing their limits [...]

Desmond Berry Wins KTV Latino Season Four

This season’s KTV Latino champ is a familiar face from the west. After several rounds of song competition, on Monday night Desmond Berry   went on to take home the title [...]

Miss Universe Belize Destinee Arnold on KTLA 5 News

The Miss Universe pageant will be aired live on December eighth from the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. As that day inches closer, Belize’s delegate [...]