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Mexican Caretaker is Fatally Mauled by Thieves in Placencia

One person is in custody tonight following a horrific murder in Seine Bight village on Tuesday afternoon. Police are looking for a minor and have recovered some items stolen in [...]

Opposition Leader says Attorney General Can Sue if He So Wishes

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte has threatened to sue the Leader of the Opposition John Briceño over comments Briceño made in his New Year’s Day message.  In his address, Briceño did [...]

John Briceño Will Not Apologize for Comments Made

Aside from proof, the Attorney General is demanding that Briceño apologizes to the Government, the United Democratic Party and the country for the comments made.  But that is not about [...]

Opposition Leader says G.O.B. Should Have Addressed Judges’ Retirement in 2019

In 2020, five justices of the Supreme Court will step down including Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. These justices will be reaching retirement age and vacancies are being advertised for these [...]

“El Que No Debe No Teme”, says John Briceño

In early December 2019, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry sent a letter to the government in which it requested documents related to the multimillion dollars infrastructure contract worth [...]

B.P.D. Releases Official Crime Stats for 2019

The final numbers are in for the crimes committed in 2019 and the Belize Police Department says that major crimes were down this year. In the murder category, there were [...]

Murders up in South and West; Major Crimes Down

As you heard in the story, there were more murders committed in the rural parts of the country than in the urban settings for 2019. While the murders were down [...]

ComPol Shares Stats for Other Crimes Committed in 2019

And other crimes, such as unlawful sexual intercourse were up while robberies, burglaries and theft decreased in 2019 when compared to 2018. Commissioner Chester Williams told the press today that [...]

Police to Enforce Edge Tools Legislation

Earlier you heard the Commissioner of Police share that the three most commonly used weapons to commit murders in 2019 were firearms, knives and machetes. Well, going into 2020, ComPol [...]

Former Inmate Wins Case Against Belize Central Prison

A former inmate of the Belize Central Prison successfully sued the prison for negligence after he was violently raped twice while behind bars.  Forty-three-year-old Kenroy Cooke was arraigned and charged [...]

Rape Victim to be Financially Compensated for Damages

According to Sylvester, there is still the matter of compensation. He must now, within weeks, make submissions detailing personal injuries on behalf of his client after which the justice will [...]

F.F.B. Responds to Recall of B.F.D.A. Election

The Football Federation of Belize has responded to concerns raised by teams and clubs in the Belize District, following a letter that went into circulation on Monday.  The F.F.B. is [...]

Opposition Leader Waiting for Senate Report on Immigration Inquiry

Like the rest of the nation, Opposition Leader John Briceño is patiently waiting for U.D.P. Senator Aldo Salazar to present his report regarding the Senate Special Select Committee’s findings of the [...]

John Briceño says P.U.P. is Ready for General Elections

On the topic of elections, the United Democratic Party will be holding its leadership convention in February. Patrick Faber and John Saldivar are going head to head to replace Prime [...]

John Briceño Closely Monitoring Redistricting Court Case

With general elections expected to be called at any time, Opposition Leader John Briceño is carefully monitoring a constitutional challenge bought before the Supreme Court by the Belize Peace Movement. The [...]

More Money Needed for Judiciary to Function Optimally

Every year at the ceremonial opening of the Supreme Court, the judiciary has always criticized the lack of resources set aside to carry out its functions.  The perennial complaint is [...]

Who Will be Awarded New Boledo Contract?

The Belize Gaming Company took a serious hit last Sunday when the four-digit jackpot, and the winning single numbers, 2020, saw Belizeans from across the country claiming their prizes.  It [...]

Another Acting Principal for Julian Cho Technical

Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo District is still without a principal, several weeks after the interim period during which Doctor Kent Arzu acted in that capacity.  Following a [...]

B.T.I.A. Launches Theme for 21st Edition of Destination Belize

Destination Belize, the go-to magazine for potential visitors to Belize, will be launched later this year.  But today, the Belize Tourism Industry Association released a theme that intends to attract [...]

A Caye Caulker Resident Needs O-negative Blood

There is a public plea that can make a difference in the quality of life of a thirty-three-year-old man. Damian Alamina is suffering from a condition that causes haemorrhaging. He [...]