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La Isla Carinosa Sin Agua on New Year’s Eve

Tonight, residents and visitors on Caye Caulker are doing their best to distribute a limited supply of potable water, amid a crisis situation where there is a severe shortage of [...]

Power Outage Exacerbates Situation in Caye Caulker

To make matters worse on La Isla Cariñosa, there have also been intermittent power outages on the island.  On Monday, sometime after five p.m., there was an emergency outage which [...]

Water Continues to be Ferried to Caye Caulker

While work is underway to refill a hundred fifty thousand gallon water reservoir in Caye Caulker, Belize Water Services Limited is still sending out water trucks via barges to the [...]

A New Shaft Ordered for Caye Caulker

The effect that the shortage is having on local tourism on the island cannot be understated.  While BWS is aware of that issue, Operations Manager Dave Pascascio explains the process [...]

Hildebrandt Codd is Arraigned for Densmore Bowman’s Murder

A Belize City resident was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court today for the murder of Densmore Bowman. Bowman, a thirty-four-year-old Belmopan resident had been reported missing back in November. [...]

Brothers Charged for Machete Attack in Bullet Tree

Two brothers have been charged for attacking and chopping Genaro Martinez and Patricio Kuylen on Sunday morning in Bullet Tree Village, Cayo. Police say that eighteen-year-old B.D.F. soldier Rony Hob and [...]

What Will the Murder Count for 2019 Be?

We are in the last few hours of 2019, and about to enter the New Year. So far, there have been more than one hundred and thirty homicides across the [...]

2019’s Main Causes for Murders

In 2019, we saw heinous and unbelievable murders. The official number of murders has yet to be determined and will be released in 2020 but by our count, it is [...]

Police Department Out in Full Force for New Year’s Celebrations

And with a few hours to go before 2019 comes to an end, the police department will be out in full force with an objective to keep the murder count [...]

Baptist Family Claims Police Harassment

The Baptist family from the Police Street area in Belize City is up in arms tonight after police officers barged into their houses just after six this morning. The officers [...]

Police Street Family Asks for Intervention by ComPol

In her interview, Denise Flowers says as a law abiding citizen, she is asking for Commissioner of Police Chester Williams to intervene in what she says may have an adverse [...]

What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

For some, 2019 was filled with laughter, joy and success, for others it was tainted with sadness, deaths, and failures. But as the year starts anew, Belizeans across the country [...]

Court of Appeal Upholds Chief Justice’s Decision on Section 53

The Court of Appeal today handed down a ruling, upholding the Chief Justice’s 2016 ruling on Section Fifty-Three.  Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin ruled that Section Fifty-Three of the Belize Criminal [...]

UNIBAM Exec. Dir. Says ‘Sex’ Does Include ‘Sexual Orientation’

According to Orozco, Section Fifty-Three of the Criminal Code is a law which discriminates on the basis of sex and is void to that extent. He says that the ruling [...]

What’s Next? Marriage Equality? Gender Identity?

With Section Fifty-Three being struck down by the Supreme Court and with the Court of Appeals reaffirming the Chief Justice’s ruling, what other LGBT issues are there? Well, there is [...]

Trial Begins for Sensational Drug Bust Back in September 2018 involving a Top Cop

Trial finally began today for the group of men accused of participating in the September ninth, 2018 landing of a drug plane in Tres Leguas, near Blue Creek in the [...]

Shooting Victim Chantuse Martinez Succumbs

Sixteen-year-old Chantuse Martinez died on Saturday night after being hospitalized for more than a month for gunshot injuries. Martinez and her boyfriend Mervin Martin were shot while near the entrance [...]

The Police Department Introducing New Measures for Vehicle Checkpoints

Social media was abuzz over the weekend, following a leaked memo from within the Belize Police Department.  It prompted commentary from various sectors that the department was ramping up its [...]

New Measures at Police Checkpoints to Catch Transient Criminals

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that it’s a strategy being implemented by the department in the wake of a number of missing persons being abducted and taken to isolated [...]

Law-Abiding Citizens Should Not Be Affected by New VCP Measures

ComPol Chester Williams says that law-abiding citizens do not have to concern themselves with the procedure because the department knows who the transient criminals are.   Chester Williams, Commissioner of [...]

2020 Sunday Lottery Draw Expected to Break the Bank

A new decade begins on January first, and while many are preparing to bid 2019 adieu, many more are looking ahead to the start of a new year.  On Sunday [...]

An Unexpected Gift from Brads to Belize

While the exact number of winners and total payout are still being calculated, it is not likely that any tax will be applied to individual earnings, unless, of course, you’ve [...]

Water Shortage on La Isla Cariñosa, BWS Explains Why

Residents of Caye Caulker continue to experience an extended water shortage, following a shutdown of the island’s reverse osmosis water treatment plant on Sunday morning.  As a result, the hundred [...]

Sandhill Man to Welcome New Year in Broken Down House

While many of you are rejoicing with Sunday’s lottery draw, there is one man who is struggling to keep a smile on his face. Tonight, we bring you the story [...]

Are Charges Pending for Jumoke Castro?

Will charges be levied against Jumoke Castro, the son of Transport Minister Edmond Castro, for a vile social media post made against the News Director of Plus TV in Belmopan?  [...]