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A Look Ahead at the U.D.P. Leadership Convention

There is a flurry of activity leading up to the national convention of the United Democratic Party on Sunday.  This Saturday, both Patrick Faber and John Saldivar are holding separate [...]

Patrick Faber Weighs in on Media Restriction

Restricting media access to cover Sunday’s national party convention, in an era where the dissemination of timely information is most critical, is a counterproductive decision taken by the executive of [...]

Media Restriction Aims to Prevent Campaigning, Says Patrick Faber

It is well acknowledged that the election of the person, who wants to lead the U.D.P. and ultimately the country, should not be a closed event. Despite the restrictions, News [...]

2012: Lev Dermen and the Belize Connection

In Salt Lake City this week, Jacob Kingston revealed that accused fraudster Lev Dermen became interested in Belize in 2012.  Living a high lifestyle, the accused fraudster would wine and [...]

Belmopan Mayor Issues Statement on His Encounter with Dermen & Kingston

Now to the photo in circulation which shows Mayor Khalid Belisle and other associates, who are likely to be on the delegates list of this weekend’s convention. They are photographed [...]

ComPol Gives Details of Monkey River Drug Plane

Overnight on Wednesday, a suspected drug plane landed in the Monkey River area. An operation team, headed by the Joint Intelligence Operating Centre, had been alerted of the aircraft en [...]

How to Detect Local Actors in Illegal Drug Plane Landings

ComPol Williams says that almost daily, reports are received of suspected drug planes, but the location where the aircraft will land is unknown and so officers are often times deployed [...]

Belizean Student Returning from China is Cleared of Coronavirus

There is no suspected case of coronavirus in Belize; that’s the message coming out of the Ministry of Health today. This afternoon, the ministry responded to reports of a person [...]

Surveillance/Monitoring System by Ministry of Health at Work

The ministry release says that the student will remain in isolation and has no positive epidemiological link to any coronavirus. The situation gives health officials an opportunity to review and [...]

Well Known Businessman Richard Harrison Killed in Accident

The grieving family of Richard Harrison is beginning the painful preparations of his funeral in San Ignacio. The well-known businessman was killed on Thursday in a freak accident on the [...]

Belize Bank to Appeal CJ’s Ruling on UHS Debt

Attorney for the Belize Bank Limited, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay this evening filed an application for leave to appeal a ruling made last month by Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin in [...]

Will Lord Ashcroft Be Allowed to Join as an Interested Party in Redistricting Case?

Today, Lord Michael Ashcroft made good on his interest to join the legal battle along with the parties seeking for a re-districting exercise to be conducted before this year’s General [...]

Retired B.D.F. Captains Pens Letter to Brig. General Ortega

It’s been a week since the reports of multiple sexual harassment and abuse emerged from within the B.D.F.  Those reports were mostly about offences committed within the training school, but [...]

An Update on the Police Investigation into the Auditor General’s Report

When we caught up with the Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, he confirmed today that an investigation continues into the Auditor General’s Report on the National Sports Council. Former Consul [...]

No One Will Be Spared in Police Investigation of Audit Report

Williams says that the police will be guided by the directives of the Director of Public Prosecutions. But what about those who seemingly have political clout? ComPol Chester Williams also [...]

Closing Arguments Submitted for Rape Case

In the court, the Prosecution and the Defense in the rape trial of Ervin Pitts, wrapped up this evening during their closing arguments before Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams.  A [...]

Man, Charged for Murder, Still Has No Attorney after Almost 5 Years on Remand

A number of bail applications were heard today. Gian Lee Guerra appeared before Justice Antoinette Moore to apply for bail but he could not be considered because he does not [...]

Meighan Brothers Couldn’t Get Bail

The Meighan brothers: Shaquille, Tyrone and Ellis were not able to be considered for bail today because their case file is still incomplete. The trio, charged with Being Members of [...]

Man Accused of Shooting at a Police Officer is Granted Bail

Attorney Hurl Hamilton secured bail for Jahliel Petillo from Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore, provided he abides by certain conditions. These include that he report every Friday to the Police [...]

Peace Movement Wants G.O.B. to Move Ahead with UNCAC

The executive of the Belize Peace Movement wants the government to move ahead and to implement the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. Today, one of its leading representatives, Paco Smith, [...]

Calypso Rose Covers Watina and Films Music Video in Hopkins

Legendary musician Calypso Rose arrived in Belize today where she will be shooting a music video for the first single from her new album, Forever Young.  The lead single is [...]

ComPol Begins Tour; First Stop San Pedro

The Commissioner of Police Chester Williams commenced his official tour of the country. His first stop was in the islands of Caye Caulker and San Pedro, comprising the jurisdiction of [...]

ComPol: 2 Substations Needed for San Pedro

As part of the tour, a town hall session was held with residents and various stakeholders in San Pedro on February sixth. While the police department was lauded for its [...]

47 Participants Certified in Administrative Assistant Training from BTEC

The Belize Center for Employment Training wrapped up its administrative assistant training course today with a passing out ceremony for almost fifty trainees.  The participants did three weeks of trainings, [...]

Two-Day COBEC Conference Wraps Up in Belmopan

The Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation thirty-second conference also concluded today at the UB Campus in Belize City. COBEC has been around for over thirty years and it connects Belize [...]