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PC Bernard Ical returns – details his six days being lost in the jungle!

Tonight we start our newscast with the heroic story of P.C. Bernard Ical. He was lost in the jungle but today he is back like he never left, Ical tells [...]

ComPol outlines rescue efforts for PC Ical

And so there you heard it – the man who helped to steer P.C. Bernard Ical to safety at the observation post is none other than his commissioner who was [...]

PC Ical returns – but did he follow protocols that could have prevented this ordeal?

And so today ComPol Chester Williams had nothing but welcoming words for his officer, hailing him a brave man – but did that brave man adhere to the protocols on [...]

Rt. Hon. Said Musa Resigns From Electoral Politics

This news just in; two-term Prime Minister and Fort George Area Representative, Said Musa, is retiring from electoral politics. The Right Honorable Said Musa met with P.U.P. Leader John Briceño [...]

Dangriga Man Executed in Belize City

Turning to crime, there was another murder in the Old capital on Monday night; it occurred on the heels of two other killings over the weekend. Dangriga resident, Nelson “Ricky” [...]

Belmopan Police Step in to Assist Elderly Man

A shocking video has surfaced on social media of a very alarming situation occurring in the Belmopan area. The video was released by a concerned Belizean; police as well as [...]

Indian Students Registering to Vote Raises Eyebrows

Registration to vote in the November general elections is ongoing; the closing date is expected to be known once the date for elections is announced.  So there is a frenzy [...]

ComPol speaks on team to investigate the senate special select committee report

And today – the Commissioner also took some time to answer questions in respect to the investigative team to be assembled to look into the senate special select committee report. [...]

Commissioner Williams Responds Sternly to Quarantined Belize City Family

A Belize City family remains quarantined at a facility in Cayo after holding a family gathering on Friday night in Belize City. Present at the gathering was Pashwan Stuart who [...]

ComPol Williams Says Mothers Condone Stupidness of Their Children

The two minors who were arrested for the shooting of police constable Wilbert Chi have been released. A third person, a twenty-year-old man, remains in police custody. Chi was shot while [...]

Is the absence of the curfew a factor in the recent murders?

Since the curfew was lifted, there has been a string of crimes, including murders over the past several days. Today, the press asked Commissioner of Police about this. He says [...]

Member of the Coastguard dies in Traffic Accident

A member of the Belize Coast Guard died on Monday night in Toledo. Twenty-year-old Anthony Pop was reportedly exercising near the Swasey Bridge on the Southern Highway when an eighteen-wheeler [...]

MLA Goes Back Before the CCJ to Provide Update

The Maya Leaders Alliance appeared before the Caribbean Court of Justice today in a protracted legal matter involving the Office of the Attorney General.  This most recent hearing was for [...]

Toledo Land Rights Commission Weighs In

Prior to today’s hearing, both parties appeared before the C.C.J. on June third for a similar session.  They succeed mediation proceedings last year during which a draft land tenure policy [...]

Jumoke Castro released from the government service effective September 7, 2020

Ministerial son, Jumoke Castro, has been released from government services. The Public Service Commission had been deliberating for some time, the matter of Castro. Earlier this year in January, Jumoke [...]

Literacy and the Media on International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day was commemorated today and its focus was teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond, as well as the role of educators and changing pedagogies.  In [...]

Overcoming Literacy Deterrents in the Media

During the discussion this morning, it was pointed out by the reporters in attendance that perhaps the biggest deterrent to literacy in the technological era is the excessive use of [...]

Celebrating Ninth Night Bram Virtually

This year’s national celebrations will be held virtually due to the COVID pandemic and the fact that gatherings are limited to ten persons. On Wednesday night, the Ninth Night Virtual [...]

Mental Health and Suicide

Fear, worry and stress are normal responses to perceived or real threats, and when we are faced with uncertainty or the unknown.  In that context, it is normal and understandable [...]

Detecting Suicidal Ideations

According to psychotherapist Juliet Simmons, there are a number of factors that influence suicidal ideation or thoughts among men, including their present employment situation or financial constraints.   Juliet Simmons, [...]