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ACP Marco Vidal is Assigned to Investigate Former Minister John Saldivar

The new Minister of National Security Michael Peyrefitte told the media on Thursday that an investigation has been launched into the allegations of wrongdoing by embattled former minister John Saldivar. [...]

Police Investigation Can Also Free John Saldivar of Any Wrongdoing

According to ComPol Williams, the police will be working with various agencies and government departments, including the Financial Intelligence Unit and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, in [...]

Unions Say We Are the Boss!!

The ten unions of the National Trade Union Congress that took to the streets on Thursday were united in the fight against the rampant corruption that has invaded the government.  [...]

Elena Smith: “This is the start of a revolution”

Senator Elena Smith, who leads the Belize National Teachers Union as President, has indicated that Thursday’s demonstration is only the beginning of major changes to come in respect of good [...]

Mose Gaan Off on Corruption and Lost Belizean Patrimony

The scourge of corruption that continues to permeate all facets of Belizean society is not lost on ‘Mose’ Hyde who took the opportunity while addressing the masses of teachers and [...]

P.U.P. Prepares for Anti-Government Demonstration

On the heels of a successful demonstration staged by the unions, this Sunday the People’s United Party will descend on the Old Capital for a national demonstration against Prime Minister [...]

Opposition Party Ready to Take on the U.D.P.

Briceño says that Sunday’s march should send an unequivocal message to PM Barrow that Belizeans have had enough with corruption.  The Opposition Leader says that the People’s United Party is [...]

John Briceño Says He Doesn’t Believe Michael Peyrefitte

The embattled John Saldivar continued with his media rounds this morning appearing on the U.D.P.’s morning talk show, where he not only defended his integrity, but called the media a [...]

John Briceño: “The Prime Minister is spinning”

Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin on January thirty-first ruled against the government, handing down a much anticipated verdict in which he declared that over one billion dollars were spent illegally and that [...]

Minister Aragon: No Crisis in U.D.P.; Normal Process of Selecting New Leader

Tonight, the United Democratic Party finds itself in a conundrum and without a clear leader to succeed Prime Minister Dean Barrow.  Merely two weeks ago, John Saldivar emerged as leader-elect, [...]

Elodio Aragon’s Unwavering Support for Patrick Faber

While we had Junior Minister Aragon on hand today at an event in Orange Walk, we asked him who is likely to emerge as the head of the party. All [...]

Kenroy Gamboa, Charged for Robbery, but Wanted for Murders in Corozal and Hattieville

There have been two recent, but separate murders in Hattieville in the Belize District and another in the Halls Layout area of Corozal Town. And in what seems like a [...]

Louis Carter Convicted for Murder

San Pedro resident Louis Carter was found guilty of murder today by Justice Colin Williams. Carter was on trial for the murder of Dwayne Hyde, a mechanic also of the [...]

Manuel Pacheco Says He Killed Neighbour in Self Defense

Belize City jeweler, Manuel Pacheco, who is on trial for the murder of his next-door neighbour, today pleaded with the court that he killed Jose Manuel Villanueva in self defense.   [...]

An Update on the Investigation of the NSC Audit

While the investigation on the alleged wrongdoing of former National Security Minister John Saldivar is yet to begin, ComPol Chester Williams says he is digging deep into another investigation; that [...]

Banking Information to be Obtained, as Major Crimes Unit Investigate Julian Cho High School Audit

The Commissioner of Police also shared an update on the investigation of the Julian Cho High School in the south, where huge contracts were awarded to teachers for construction work. [...]

What’s Up with the Succotz Cancha?

The Succotz Cancha has fallen to ruins. Residents say that for past twelve to fifteen years the once popular, public venue in the village has been abandoned. They report that [...]

Belize Capable of Detecting COVID-19

The number of deaths due to the coronavirus continues to climb and it is reported that at least one thousand one hundred persons have died, while far more, about forty-five [...]

Protocol Launched to Improve Protection of Children during Disasters

On Wednesday, the Government and UNICEF launched the “National Protocol for Integrated Protection for Children and Adolescents during Emergency and Disaster Situations.” It’s a disaster risk reduction document that researchers [...]

A New Police Station for Guinea Grass Village

Minister of State for the Police, Elodio Aragon Junior says two police stations are to open in the Orange Walk District.  The first is in Guinea Grass where residents can [...]

ComPol Tour 2020 Heads North to Orange Walk

Earlier this month, the Commissioner of Police commenced a nationwide tour of the regions. The first stop was in San Pedro and today he travelled up north to Orange Walk [...]

Minister Aragon on New Responsibilities

While there is a new Minister of National Security, Elodio Aragon Junior remains as junior minister in the ministry with responsibility for police. But he is also now tasked with [...]