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Mark King Goes Trigger Happy Over Domestic Dispute

Former U.D.P. politician Mark King is in hot water tonight and is under investigation by the police department for allegedly discharging a weapon in public overnight at a Belize City [...]

Blue Creek Community Members Express Concerns over Lockdown

The villages of Blue Creek and San Felipe up north remain on lockdown, cut off from the rest of the country. The two villages were placed under a State of [...]

Fuel Issue in Blue Creek Addressed

According to Teigrob, community members were also concerned over the depleting amount of fuel in the village.  Teigrob says that after appearing on Open Your Eyes this morning, the matter [...]

Attorney General on COVID Situation in Orange Walk

Seven members of a Blue Creek family are currently in quarantine at the Multi-Purpose Sporting Complex in Orange Walk Town.  This is after they all tested positive for the novel [...]

36 P.B.L. Workers to be Made Redundant?

Thirty-six workers of the Port of Belize Limited are staring down termination. Of the thirty-six employees, twenty-nine of them are members of the Christian Workers Union.  The declared redundancies may [...]

A Deeper Look into the Senate Report

On Wednesday, we were in the Senate hearings where the report from the Senate Special Select Committee on the Immigration Department was finally presented for adoption. The hearings concluded back [...]

The B.C.C.I. Supports its Business Senator

Aside from the report on the Immigration that was adopted in the Senate, the upper house also dealt with the appointment of the new chair of the Elections and Boundaries. [...]

Vacancies on the Supreme Court Bench

There is another appointment to confirm. As we reported last week, Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman has been appointed as a justice of the Supreme Court.  Along with co-counsel Westmin James, [...]

Corporal Eldon Arzu Vs ComPol!

Corporal Eldon Arzu versus the Commissioner of Police – it’s moving forward in the courts. The matter which was adjourned last week was back in the courts today before Justice [...]

Independence Police Officer Charged for Rape of Minor

The Belize Police Department has charged one of its own following on a directive from the Director of Public Prosecutions following an allegation of sexual assault on a minor. Nelson [...]

Darwin Prado and Egbert Baldwin Freed of Attempted Murder Charge

Two men, who were on trial this week for attempted murder, are free men tonight after the Judge upheld a submission by the defense that the accused men had no [...]

Lord Michael Ashcroft Receives Certificate of Appreciation from Belize Police Department

And this news…On Wednesday, the Police Department celebrated outstanding citizens who have supported the work of the department. The awards were presented during ceremonies held at different police stations across [...]

Good Samaritan Helps Out a COVID-19 Patient’s Household

In an act of generosity, a Belizean- American businessman made a donation to the family of the COVID-19 patient in Santa Elena, Cayo. The wife of the fifty-year-old patient made [...]

86 Belizean Students in Cuba Appeal for Help!

Eighty-six Belizean students on scholarships in Cuba say they are faced with extreme hardships and don’t know what will be their next step.  The students say they are in urgent [...]

COVID-19 Case #40 is Detected

An additional case of COVID-19 has been detected taking the total number of positive cases for the country to forty. Just minutes ago, a release from the Office of the [...]

How Ready are Primary Schools to Reopen?

The reopening of schools is weeks away on April tenth; it comes just before the re-opening of the Philip Goldson International Airport which can usher in new cases of the [...]

Motorcycle Knocks Down Toddler in Orange Walk

A toddler in Orange Walk narrowly escaped serious injuries on Wednesday afternoon. A surveillance camera on Park Street captured when a motorcycle hit the little girl as she ran across [...]

P.U.C. Forces B.E.L. to Sign Power Purchase Agreement with Santander

At a press conference on Wednesday, the P.U.C. did not mince words about B.E.L. calling the utility unreasonable. The Public Utilities Commission says it is signing an order to force [...]

B.E.L. Demands a Seat at the Negotiating Table

In responding to the P.U.C.’s position, General Manager for Employee and Corporate Services, Dawn Sampson-Nunez, told News today that B.E.L. rightfully deserves a seat at the negotiating table since, should [...]

Promotions for 18 Police Officers

The Security Services Commission has granted promotions to several security personnel, including over a dozen officers of the Belize Police Department. Three senior officers were promoted including Dezerie Philips-Magdaleno who [...]

A Gender-based Violence Hotline

Domestic violence and gender abuse are prevalent and often times go unreported for a number of reasons. On Wednesday, the National Women’s Commission and the United Nations Population Fund, on [...]

Illicit Dumpsite in the Albert Division is Cleared Out!

P.U.P. Standard Bearer for Albert Division in Belize City was out cleaning up the constituency, at least one particular area that has become an illegal dumpsite. Today, Thompson, with support [...]

Healthy Living: Advice for Diabetics

These days, life in Belize is as close to normal as it has been since March 2020. We are all still adjusting to face masks, social distancing and increased sanitization [...]