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Patrick Faber is the New U.D.P. Leader Elect

Voting started at ten o’clock in the morning at the ITVET compound in Belize City; the delegates from Corozal were first to cast their votes for the new leader-elect of [...]

PM Remains in Office Until the End of His Tenure

While Patrick Faber is the new leader elect of the U.D.P., he will not be sitting in the Prime Minister’s chair in the current U.D.P. term. And that’s because Prime [...]

Sedi Won’t Run for General Elections

Pickstock Area Representative Wilfred Elrington garnered the least number of votes in Sunday’s leadership convention. Ten votes in all, which is five less than the total number of voting delegates [...]

Ashton McKenzie Won’t Run for PG Town Council in 2021

Punta Gorda Mayor Ashton McKenzie will not be offering himself as a candidate in the 2021 municipal elections.  That’s because he has indicated that he will be retiring from electoral [...]

Pearl Stuart to Step Down as U.D.P. Secretary General

The U.D.P. Secretary General Pearl Stuart is also stepping down.  The former executive director of the National Committee for Families and Children took up the post in 2008 when the [...]

“A Couple of More Positive” COVID-19 Cases to be Confirmed This Week in O.W.

And from politics to health; Belize has fifteen active cases of COVID-19 with nine being in the Orange Walk District. On Friday, four more cases were identified and the persons [...]

Quarantine Family Not Cooperating with Health Officials

According to Doctor Manzanero, officials have not been able to trace whether or not the infected persons travelled outside their community. He says that the family has not been forthcoming [...]

COVID Patient Says They Did Not Illegally Cross the Border

As you heard, the infected family has not been forthcoming with information to officials about their recent travels. That family remains in quarantine in the Orange Walk Multi-purpose Complex and [...]

Man Kills Brother over Cell Phone in Cow Pen!

Tonight, there is a tragic case of fratricide to report down south. It’s not often we report on such crimes – where a sibling kills another – and when you [...]

Official Police Report on Cow Pen Fratricide

Police also spoke today about this latest murder. ACP Joseph Myvett told the media that the men were intoxicated and they believe that contributed to what transpired. Here’s the police’s [...]

Guinea Grass Resident Shot in the Chest by Police Officer

Guinea Grass resident, Minor Betancourt was hit on the chest by a volley of rubber bullets on Saturday night. Betancourt was among a group of persons hanging out at La [...]

Sentencing of Mason Five Further Adjourned

The sentencing of the five men convicted of the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas has been further adjourned. Today, William “Danny” Mason, Ashton Vanegas, Ernest Castillo and sibling, Keiron and [...]

Claver College Extension Eviction Notice to be Settled in Court

Attorney Norman Rodriguez is also representing the Board of the Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda in a lawsuit brought against the church. According to Rodriguez, the Saint Peter Claver [...]

San Andres Villager Earl Armstrong Charged for Manslaughter by Negligence

San Andres villager, Earl Armstrong is arrested and charged for a slew of traffic offenses, including Manslaughter by Negligence, following a fatal road traffic accident on the night of July [...]

Man Dies Inside Cell at Corozal Police Station

The Belize Police Department is also investigating the death by hanging of a man inside the Corozal Police jail cell. Rayford Anderson was taken into custody for a domestic violence [...]

International Financial Assistance is Trickling in for Belize’s COVID-19 Response

The economy has been ravaged by the COVID-19 and up to date, not all the assistance sought from the international financial institutions has been received including from  International Monetary Fund  [...]

B.C.C.I. Calls on G.O.B. to Exercise Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance

The Barrow administration is being called upon to exercise transparency, accountability and good governance.  This comes on the heels of long term contracts recently issued past the life of the [...]

U.B.F.S.U Receives Union Certification!

Today, the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union was officially certified as the Bargaining Agent for Full-time and Temporary Assignment of Faculty and Staff employed for two consecutive twelve-month [...]

Fire Partially Destroys House in Belize City

A family of five needs assistance to recover from a fire that damaged their house. Kendra Timmons and her four children were watching television on Sunday night when the fire [...]

A Chopping in Armenia Village

There is more on the crime blotter. Walter Castillo is in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan after he was chopped multiple times during a fight. [...]

An Elderly Man is Assaulted and Robbed in Jacintoville

There were two robberies reported over the weekend in the south; one included the assault and robbery of an elderly man in Jacintoville, on the Southern Highway in Toledo. Sixty-five-year-old [...]

Anna’s Store in Independence is Robbed; Named Suspect Being Sought

Meanwhile in Independence Village, ACP Joseph Myvett says that police in that area are looking for a known suspect in a robbery at Anna’s Store in the village. While the [...]

San Felipe and Blue Creek on Total Lock Down

No one goes in and out from the villages of San Felipe and Blue Creek in the Orange Walk District, but there is movement of poultry and agricultural products. Those [...]

Police Week Replaced by Citizen Appreciation Day

Traditionally, around this time, the Belize Police Department would put off an entire week of activities to celebrate police week. But due to COVID-19 pandemic police will instead be celebrating [...]