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First Group of Belizeans Repatriated by Sea

Belize’s borders remain closed but on Saturday, a first group of Belizeans to be allowed to re-enter Belize due to the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on a Royal Caribbean ship. Belize [...]

A Callous Murder in OW; Watchman is Chopped, Shot to Death

The lockdown across the country has minimized crime, but all that changed in the Orange Walk District on Saturday were a grisly find was made. The body of Abner Novelo [...]

Investigation into Double Murder Continues

In respect of a double murder in Hopkins, police say that they don’t have a clear motive or suspects for the homicide that happened on Friday morning.  At this time, [...]

Delivery Man Charged under S.O.E.; Says He was Working

Mason Berry, the owner of a delivery service in the west, feels that he may have been singled out and unfairly charged under the state of emergency regulations. Berry says [...]

Elderly Man Knocked Down and Left for Dead

Sixty-eight-year-old Rudolph Rodriguez died this afternoon after being the victim of a hit and run incident that occurred on Saturday night.  It happened on the Old Northern Highway when Rodriguez [...]

Family of Hit and Run Victim Wants Justice

The family fears that Rodriguez’s death might not be properly investigated by police.  Alvarez says that the person who knocked down and killed his uncle is a well-known, highly connected [...]

NCL Lays Off Close to 300 Employees at Harvest Caye

The tourism industry is a major player of the economy, driving job creation and foreign exchange.  But COVID-19 has severely affected the industry, causing massive layoffs. As a first step [...]

Business Community Struggling; What’s Next?

It’s been forty-five days since there has not been a confirmed case of COVID-19 recorded in Belize, a fact that has placed Belize in a unique health position on this [...]

Revenue Stream Update from Belize City Mayor

While we were with the Belize City Mayor today, the media asked for an update on the revenue streams at the Council. In April when the state of emergency was [...]

Four Men Receive Stab and Chop Wounds during Violent Incident in Old Hattieville Area

As the state of emergency is relaxed, crime is rearing its ugly head.  Tonight, four men are recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for varying degrees of injury following [...]

Was Hattieville Violence Over Territory, Marijuana?

The Gang Suppression Unit was deployed to the area and it resulted in the detention of four persons, whose name will not be disclosed at the time since charges have [...]

ComPol Williams Visits Santa Cruz to Put a Stop to Contraband

The village of Santa Cruz up north is a haven for contrabandistas and a way of life for the villagers.  Santa Cruz sits immediately in front of the Mexican community [...]

Kafele Garcia Not Guilty of Murder

Kafele Garcia is at home with his family tonight after he was found not guilty of murder today in a trial without a jury before Supreme Court Justice, Colin Williams. [...]

D.P.P. Withdraws Attempted Murder Charge against Ulide Allen

Also in the court, the prosecution in the attempted murder trial of Ulide Allen, on instruction from the Director of Public Prosecutions, withdrew the charge against him before Magistrate Albert [...]

Two Minors Raped in Dangriga

There is a disturbing rape case coming out of the south tonight. Two children were allegedly raped by a man in Dangriga.  Police say that on the twenty-third of this [...]

ComPol Speaks on Policing During the SOE

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams says that it is not easier policing during the state of emergency than it is under normal circumstances. He says that it is actually more [...]

ComPol on Extension of S.O.E.

On the topic of the state of emergency, an online site conducted an interview with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams last week where he is quoted as saying; “I would [...]

CitCo Donates to the Elderly at Sister Cecilia

On a positive note, life at the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly will be more comfortable for the vulnerable population who has to adhere to the strict guidelines imposed [...]

Frontline Workers and Police Officers Get Pantry from Indian Community

Saving the best for last…today the Belize Indian Community issued its last batch of vouchers as a part of its pantry programme to assist those affected by COVID-19.  The recipients, [...]

Environmental Advocate Passes Away

The environmental community is without one of its member tonight. Doctor Candy Gonzalez passed away over the weekend.  Gonzalez was the founder of the Belize Institute of Environmental Law and [...]

American Croc Starves with a Stomach Full of Plastics

An American crocodile was found on the brink of death on the north side of Ambergris Caye over the weekend.  He was eventually euthanized because his condition was too far [...]