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Port of Belize Fires 36 Workers, Mayhem Ensues

Mayhem broke out at the port and escalated mid afternoon in the shooting of a stevedore.  As early as six-thirty, buses blocked the entrance of the compound of the Port [...]

Who Gave Order to Fire Into the Peaceful Protest?

As the chaos subsided after the shooting; the Attorney General who is also the Minister of National Security, sought to disown the use of force on the protesters by the [...]

PBL Explains Terminations

As the situation played out on its compound, the Port of Belize issued a release stating that at eleven o’clock it was obliged to proceed to terminate thirty-six employees due [...]

PBL’s Attorney Speaks on Filing of the Injunction

From the violence on the PBL compound to the courts…On Tuesday night we told you that the Attorney General would file a request for injunction, on behalf of the Labour [...]

C.W.U. President Responds as an Interested Party

As you heard just now, that matter is being brought by the Attorney General’s Ministry. The Christian Workers Union is only an interested party in this matter – as it [...]

AG Explains His Office’s Role in PBL Labor Dispute

…that application for an injunction was held this afternoon before Justice Sonya Young, but was it too little, too late considering the fact that the employees have since been made [...]

Chester Williams Vex with GSU, Says He Would Have Never Sent Unit at Protestors

The violence at the Port turned out to be a thorn for the government. Commissioner of Police Chester Williams late this evening called an emergency press briefing to address the [...]

Who Ordered the G.S.U. to be Deployed?

While both sides are looking for answers, someone did give the order for the GSU to be deployed to the area and an infuriated Chester Williams is trying to get [...]

Ladyville Man Chopped and Killed in Carmelita Village

A twenty-six-year-old resident of Ladyville met a brutal death overnight in the village of Carmelita, Orange Walk where he had recently relocated.  Terrique Munnings was chopped to death at around [...]

Death Followed Terrique Munnings to Carmelita Village

Late this evening, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams shared details of the investigation into Munning’s murder. According to Williams, investigators are looking for two suspects believed to have committed the [...]

Murder in Calcutta! Man is Shot Several Times

In Corozal, police are investigating a murder that occurred this afternoon. It happened in Calcutta Village and we understand forty-one-year-old Raymond Jenkins was shot multiple times while inside his vehicle. [...]

Family Upset with Police as Ronald Cole is Detained, Despite Being a Victim

Egbert Baldwin was shot and killed over the past weekend; police are yet to crack that murder. But a man, who happened to be at the wrong place at the [...]

2 Persons Being Sought for Ladyville Murder

Late this evening, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams told the media that investigators are looking for two persons in connection with the murder of Egbert Baldwin.   Chester Williams, Commissioner [...]

Charges Coming for Killer(s) in the West!

Police say they are close to making charges against those responsible for the double murder that claimed the lives of Windell Trapp and Samuel Hill and has left Danny Jimenez, [...]

1-Year-Old Drowns in Bella Vista Village

A one-year-old toddler of Bella Vista Village drowned on Tuesday. Police say baby Abdiel Ramos was discovered inside a well around four-thirty in the afternoon.  Police responded to the village [...]

Coast Guard Detains 3 Mexicans, 4 Belizeans at Sea!

There is information tonight that the Belize Coast Guard has detained seven persons and seized two vessels. They were on a counter-drug operation in the vicinity of Northern Two Caye [...]

Latest COVID-19 Case is Repatriated Female!

The number of COVID-19 cases stand at forty-three tonight; with eighteen of them as active cases. As you may know by now, a new case was confirmed late Tuesday evening. [...]

B.N.T.U. Prez Says GSU Action Was Uncalled For

Back to the violence at the port, National President of the Belize National Teachers Union, Senator Elena Smith commented on the tense situation at the Port of Belize. She says [...]

Is Papa Mena in or Out for the U.D.P.?

Is two-time Dangriga Area Representative Frank “Papa” Mena in or out of the race for his constituency come the November 2020 general elections?  The U.D.P. area rep was recently called [...]

Attorney Deshawn Arzu-Torres Takes Oath as Chair of Integrity Commission

The appointment of the chair of the Integrity Commission was hotly debated in the Senate last week, but it got the nod of the Upper House. This morning, at the [...]

Y.M.C.A. Goes Online!

The Young Men’s Christian Association is moving its classes online to meet the changing times to serve its population. The center can accommodate fifteen students but has the capacity to [...]

Kings Energy Donates Pickup Truck to Belize Police Department

Today, police received a new pickup truck to boost its fleet of vehicles. The 2020 JAC four door pickup truck was gifted to the Department by businessman Alistair King of [...]

The Tenth Annual Future Football Club Summer Camp

Primary and high schools students are getting ready to go back to the classrooms on August tenth. But to end off the summer break, some were on the field today [...]