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Third Flight Arrives with Belizean Repatriates

Belizeans trapped overseas are returning home in a trickle via the ongoing repatriation exercise being led by the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health and National Security. This afternoon, a United [...]

Belizean Remains in Custody Pending Charges for Smuggling Guats into the Country

So far, there have been twenty-two confirmed cases of COVID 19 in the country. The latest case involves one of three Guatemalans, who was busted for illegal entry into Belize, [...]

Why were Guatemalan border jumpers released and sent back?

As we said, patient twenty-two is a Guatemalan border jumper. He and two other Guatemalan men and a Belizean were detained over the weekend at a checkpoint in Unitedville Village, [...]

Broken Highway Repaired

Waters have now receded and traffic is flowing on both the George Price and  Hummingbird Highways. Incessant rains and the force of flood waters damaged the highways, rendering them impassable [...]

House of Representative to meet in Belmopan this coming Friday

The House of Representatives meets this coming Friday in Belmopan; at its last sitting in March the House dealt with legislating the State of Emergency which now expires at the [...]

Construction of Controversial PG Service Station is Halted

In the south, a stop order has brought to a screeching halt the construction of a service station at the entrance of Punta Gorda Town that is the subject of [...]

Opposition Leader Explains Resignation from National Oversight Committee

Last week on June tenth, Opposition Leader John Briceño officially resigned from the COVID Nineteen National Oversight Committee. The committee was formed when the novel coronavirus pandemic broke and was [...]

BDF to implement Sexual Harassment Policy

The Belize Defence Force says that plans are already in place to address some of the internal wrongdoings outlined in the investigation into the allegations at the training company. Today [...]

BDF says there is no rape culture; but will further investigation be conducted among other units to determine this?

Now this plan, comes on the heels of a number of allegations in the training school and more recently following an allegation of rape for which Sergeant Margarito Pop was [...]

BDF General says the Force wants to recruit more women

During today’s interview, the Commander also spoke about the direction the B.D.F. is moving. He acknowledges that times are evolving and things need to change, now that may sound like [...]

BDF investigating escape from quarantine facility in the south!

And finally on the topic of B.D.F for tonight, the press also took the opportunity to ask General Ortega about the issue of the border jumpers escaping from quarantine facilities. [...]

Bar Prepares to Challenge JLSC Over Legality of Decisions

The Supreme Court has been operating with a chronic shortages of puisne judges but an attempt to fill the void through new appointments is meeting challenges. That is because recent [...]

Tape Boss Wants His Reputation Back After Social Media Faux Pas

You may know him on social media as Tape Boss, but tonight Roderick Wade is trying to clear his name after a crude joke on Facebook backfired on him.  Several [...]

Rasheed Coffin On Bail After He Was Remanded For Having Sexual Intercourse With A Minor

An eighteen year old youth is out on bail two days after he was remanded to the Belize Central Prison for having sexual intercourse with a minor. Attorney, Oscar Selgado [...]

Kenroy Gomez fined for Stealing Pork Chops

A man who was caught walking out of 88 Shopping Centre on Central American Boulevard on Thursday with three pounds of pork chops which he ordered and did not pay [...]

Alleged Tomza Robbers appear in court

Two men were arraigned today for the brazen Wednesday evening robbery of Gaz Tomza on the George Price Highway.  It is alleged that Robert Spain and Clive Hendricks, armed with a weapon, [...]

National Met Service says some sun but also rains to come!

As you heard earlier, flooding has affected the western and southern parts of the country and it is anticipated that up north, flood levels on the Rio Hondo at Blue [...]

Fire Service gets ambulance for EMT service!

The National Fire Service is getting ready to pilot its emergency medical technician services in the west. As a part of its preparation, the Fire Service received two ambulances; a [...]

Happy Father’s Day from Opposition Leader

This coming Sunday, fathers will be honoured in a number of ways with cook-outs, cards, gifts and other forms. Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June and [...]