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ComPol Believes that Property Owner Knew About Runway and Drug Plane Landing

There were a lot of noises when a drug plane was found at a farm on Independence Day.  An investigation into the suspected drug plane in northern Belize is ongoing, [...]

Noel Codd is Re-detained, while Mennonite Man is Released

Though there were no drugs to be found where the drug plane landed, a number of items were confiscated by police from the area. Codd was rearrested after he was [...]

No Further Action to be Taken Against Customs Officers and Local Importer in PG

Police on Tuesday was also exuberant about a bust in southern Belize.  But as it turns out an internal investigation conducted by the Customs and Excise Department into the importation [...]

Did Doctor Manza Consider Resignation?

As you know, on Wednesday, there was a report that Director of Health Services Doctor Marvin Manzanero had resigned. While that was promptly denied by the government via a press [...]

Medical Professionals Speak Out Against Recent Statutory Instrument

As of Wednesday night, Belize registered one thousand seven hundred and nine cases of COVID-19. Six hundred and sixty five cases remain active but so far one thousand and nineteen [...]

Attorney Says S.I. 134 Goes Against Belize Constitution

Also speaking out against the S.I. is attorney Audrey Matura. According to Matura, Statutory Instrument one-thirty-four has to be taken to the National Assembly to be affirmed and since that [...]

ComPol Williams Supports the Need for a COVID-19 Patient List

At the start of the pandemic, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams told the media that he would attempt to get the names of persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 [...]

Chester Takes on Confidentiality and Stigma Regarding COVID-19

The argument of confidentiality and privacy, says ComPol Williams, is valid to a certain extent, but the constitution does have limitations where public health, public interest and national security are [...]

MOH Launches Rapid Testing in August Pine Ridge

With the reopening of P.G.I.A. next week, rapid testing for COVID-19 is now underway which will ease back logs in testing results.  On Wednesday, the Ministry of Health launched its [...]

The Mother of Accident Victim Roderick Wade Speaks Out

Rodrick Wade was seriously injured in a road traffic accident on Tuesday in Belize City. He was heading to work on motorcycle when he was hit by a van. Since [...]

Guns for Freedom?

Mayflower resident Sandra Uter says that Police Commissioner Chester Williams has a vendetta against her family. According to Uter, five of her family members were detained in early June under [...]

Eldon Arzu’s Challenge Police Association Election Process Back in Court

Corporal Eldon Arzu’s challenge to the Police Association election process continued on Tuesday. It was expected that the first hearing was to be held then but the matter was adjourned [...]

The John Smith Link Road is Officially Opened

A mega million-dollar road project was opened today; it is the stretch of road that links the airport access road near Gentrac to the George Price Highway. Known as the [...]

Mexican Ambassador Bids Farewell to Belize

On Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrignton met with Mexican Ambassador Carlos Quesnel Melendez, presenting him with the Key of Friendship in honour of his professional and personal accomplishments. Outgoing Ambassador Quesnel [...]

Mexican Ambassador Presented with a Key of Friendship

Trade is closely linked to diplomacy. According to the affable Ambassador, one of the most noteworthy accomplishments is the exportation of cattle to Mexico. Earlier this month two hundred and [...]

Two Men, Including Interdicted Cop, Are Charged with Robbery

In the courts today, interdicted police officer Dwayne Sutherland and Anthony Jevon Arnold were charged with robbing Ronald Heiron with a firearm of his motorcycle which is valued at one [...]

Mental Health Among Issues to be Discussed at Wellness Symposium

With the stresses associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the key focuses of the symposium will be mental health, which Daly says has been affected the entire family – [...]

Healthy Living: Avoid Three Cs

Since the start of the pandemic, we have been exposed to a lot of medical advice on how to prevent contracting the novel coronavirus. Things like using masks and social [...]