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Corporal Yassir Mendez is buried with military honours

Corporal Yassir Mendez joined the Belize Defence Force as a member of Intake fifty-three in 2010. He was posted to the air wing in 2011. He served there up to [...]

Ret’d Capt. Comments on Tragic Helicopter Crash

The families of the fallen officers have made public their disappointment that they learnt of the demise of their loved ones on social media and not from the B.D.F. command. [...]

What Caused the Helicopter to Crash?

According to the Ministry of National Security, Commandant of the Belize Coast Guard Captain Elton Bennett is the lead investigator, under command of Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral John Borland, [...]

Families of Deceased Soldiers Learn of Crash on Social Media

As you have heard, the families of the deceased soldiers have complained that the Belize Defence Force failed to notify them that the men had gone missing even though there [...]

Murder on Iguana Street

There was mayhem in the City this afternoon as a number of shootings took place in the south side. At news time, it is known that one person was killed [...]

Cargo Truck Overturns Near Armenia, One Fatality is Reported

There was traffic fatality early this morning on the Hummingbird Highway. It happened when a delivery truck transporting dry goods and food items, collided with a pickup truck and overturned [...]

Julian Cho remains without a principal; an inspection reveals a list of deficiencies

An investigation is ongoing at the Julian Cho High School in Punta Gorda where more than two million dollars were awarded in contracts to teachers by the then Principal Simeon [...]

Unions press for independent investigation into BDF helicopter crash

The calls for an independent investigation into the demise of four officers from the B.D.F. continue to mount. The Belize Energy Workers Union has issued a statement expressing support for [...]

The Belize Progressive Party presses GOB for a thorough investigation

Earlier today, the Belize Progressive Party extended condolences to the families of Defense Force Airmen Adran Ramirez, Radford Baizer, Yassir Mendez, and Reinaldo Choc. B.P.P. is appealing to the Prime [...]

Guatemalan Robbers Target Tourists at El Pilar

There was a robbery of tourists at El Pilar Site over the weekend. The visitors were along with their tour guides when they were targeted. They report that four men, [...]

A Fourth Shooting in the City

And this news, police are currently at the scene of a fourth shooting today. A few minutes ago, gunfire exploded on Ebony Street.  

Stevedores Standing Strong Against P.B.L.

Stevedores entered a second day of protest today. Since Monday they have been outside the Port of Belize on Ceasar Ridge Road protesting the likelihood that locally produced raw sugar [...]

Port of Belize says it will Hold CWU Accountable

Chief Executive officer for the Port of Belize Limited Arturo Vasquez wrote to C.W.U. President, Evan Mose Hyde. In the letter, Vasquez tells Hyde that Gang Number Two has refused [...]

Philip Willoughby Supports Stevedores

As the stevedores continued their strike, making a presence today was Philip Willoughby. Willoughby is the U.D.P.’s Standard Bearer for Port Loyola and he says he went there to gather [...]

MOH Rolls Out Plan for COVID-19 Eventuality

As the corona virus continues to spread across the globe, the Ministry of Health held another press conference this afternoon in Belmopan where it introduced a plan of action to [...]

Screening Travelers at Points of Entry is a Waste of Resources – DHS Manzanero

Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero, also outlined collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Health and other government agencies, including the Belize Airports Authority and the Ministry of Tourism.  [...]

Is KHMH Prepared for COVID-19?

So how is the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital preparing for the possibility of an outbreak?  According to Chief Epidemiologist, Doctor Russell Manzanero, who met with K.H.M.H. personnel earlier today, referrals [...]

Will Upcoming UDP Leadership Convention be Contested?

The U.D.P. had called on its supporters to come out on Thursday when the House meets in Belmopan. That event has now been called off as funerals take place for [...]

Patrick Faber’s Leadership Candidacy Still Up in the Air

Collet Area Representative and former deputy party leader Patrick Faber is still a force to be reckoned with, despite falling to John Saldivar at the previous convention on February ninth. [...]