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Scotiabank Belize to be Sold to Belize Bank Ltd.

We start our newscast tonight with big financial news. The biggest single investment at this time of the COVID pandemic was announced this morning. Caribbean Investment Holdings, the parent company [...]

The Need for Building Investor Confidence in Belize

The willingness to engage in opportunities and associated arbitration channels available based on the perception of risk and return is a primary concern for anyone wanting to invest money in [...]

Ashcroft Has No Interest in Owning Port of Belize

The Port of Belize Limited remains in receivership eight years after being taken over by Private Investment Limited.  Despite its status since businessman Luke Espat filed for bankruptcy in January [...]

Lord Ashcroft Weighs in on Proposed Cruise Terminal

The idea of building a world class cruise terminal in Belize City has been met with objection from other tourism developers, including investors in the Stake Bank project who vehemently [...]

COVID Patient #23 Identified

Tonight we can confirm COVID-19 patient number twenty-three. According to the Officer of Director of Health Services, this latest case is one of the repatriates from Friday’s flight.  A post [...]

Premium Dips Lower than Regular Gas at the Pumps

Consumers can expect to pay more for one fuel and less for another effective this Tuesday. Premium gasoline will decrease by two dollars and sixty-nine cents to sell at eight [...]

6 Guatemalans Escape from Quarantine Centre

It has happened again: more persons have managed to escape the COVID-19 quarantine centers. The latest breakout happened in Cayo where the government is using the Victor Galvez Stadium as [...]

Remains of Newborn Discovered in San Roman

There is a disturbing report coming out of the south tonight. The remains of a newborn baby were discovered around five-forty on Sunday evening on a farm in San Roman [...]

Police Officers, B.D.F. Solders Ordered to be Arrested

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams has ordered the arrest of about twelve persons including two police officers and three B.D.F. soldiers.  The men were in the Santa Martha Village over [...]

“Easy Glen” Not Easy with the Land Scams!

Glenford “Easy Glen” Adolphus is facing more jail time tonight. The well-known Belize City man, who was imprisoned for shady land deals, was in the hospital when he escaped from [...]

Santa Cruz Villagers Vex with PG Police

On Saturday, villagers of Santa Cruz in the south expressed frustration against the Belize Police Department after their village leaders were detained and quarantined. The chairman Alfredo Mes, First Alcalde [...]

Politics Time Again, Omar Figueroa Drops Out of U.D.P. Leadership Race

Turning to political news…the United Democratic Party is heading to a second leadership convention on July twelfth, after within three days of his election, John Saldivar had to step down [...]

Leadership Convention Amid COVID-19

How will the upcoming leadership convention be conducted amid social distancing and limited crowd sizes post the state of emergency? According to Peyrefitte, who is also the attorney general, all [...]

Chetumal Surpasses Cancun in COVID-19 Infections

Earlier in the newscast we told you about COVID patient number twenty-three, but across the northern border, Chetumal, has surpassed Cancun with the number of positive COVID-19 cases. On Friday, [...]

Berry Street Families Recount an Encounter with GSU Officers on Father’s Day

A Father’s day celebration on Sunday did not end well for two families on Berry Street, Belize City. A number of family members had converged at the house of the [...]

ComPol Says Officers in Lake I Enforcing Curfew Law

The incident was captured in video and Yorke and Neal families have their convictions about what transpired on Sunday night on Berry Street in the Lake independence.  A video capturing [...]

Misunderstanding in Taylor’s Alley Resolved

The Mesopotamia Father’s Day Unity Basketball Game between once rival members of the George Street and Taylor’s Alley Gangs went off without a hitch on Sunday. The game was held [...]

No Charges Yet in Libertad Fatal Accident

Police says that the file for the fatal accident in Libertad Village that happened last Wednesday is with the D.P.P. for further directives. According to ACP Joseph Myvett, the police [...]

Did Cops Steal $6K During House Search?

A woman in Cotton Tree Village is accusing police officers of stealing six thousand dollars from her home. As many as eighteen law enforcement officers reportedly conducted a search at [...]

Mother & 2 Children Stabbed in O.W.

A mother and her two children were stabbed in their home on Friday night around eight-forty-five. The man who did the stabbing is identified as Guatemalan national Esau Ramirez Lopez. [...]

Gas Tomza Robbed Again; This Time in Belmopan!

Robbers target a second Gas Tomza depot in less than a week. The latest incident happened on Friday around five-forty in the evening in Belmopan where armed men held up [...]

Cpl. Eldon Arzu Challenges Police Association Election Process

This afternoon, the newly elected executive of the Belize Police Association was officially sworn in by the Commander of Welfare and Sports, Superintendent Calvert Flowers. The association is now being [...]

Belizean Dreamer Reacts to DACA Ruling

And some good news, last week Thursday the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to continue Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), allowing young people to apply for and [...]