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Months after Fatal Helicopter Crash, Several B.D.F. Members to be Charged

Several persons are to be charged for the worst air disaster in Belize. Two pilots and two crew members of the B.D.F. perished when their helicopter went down in the [...]

Police Say Investigation into Noel Codd’s Connection to Drug Plane is Ongoing

Last week we told you that Noel Codd – the owner of the farm where the drug plane landed on Independence Day on the Northern Highway – wasn’t charged for [...]

Customs Officers to be Arraigned

Last week we reported that the Customs and Excise Department’s internal investigation into the importation of cargo from Guatemala last weekend has revealed that Customs Officer in Charge of Punta [...]

Protocols & Processes Fine-tuned for Reopening of P.G.I.A.

This Thursday, October first, the Philip Goldson International Airport officially reopens to international tourists.  But there are still lingering concerns from tourism stakeholders on the protocols and the processes in [...]

Rapid Testing Used on International Flight

Last week, the Ministry of Health launched rapid testing in the north in the village of August Pine Ridge, Orange Walk. During that activity, some sixty-six persons were processed and [...]

2 More COVID-19 Deaths Recorded Over the Weekend

Two new COVID-19 deaths were recorded over the weekend, bringing the total number of deaths to twenty-four. There are over one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four confirmed cases of the [...]

COVID-19 Stats Show Lower Positive Rates

The preliminary data for today’s figures suggests that there are at least thirty-seven new cases of COVID-19.  According to DHS Manzanero, over the last few weeks, the ministry has been [...]

Minister Martinez Says National Security Minister Should Have List of COVID-19 Patients

Last week, the matter of the controversial S.I. 134 caused consternation with the Ministry of Heath because it criminalizes the DHS if he does not provide confidential information on COVID [...]

Update on Unemployment Relief Programme

Less than fifty percent of the persons who applied under Phase Two of the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Programme have been approved.  The government received sixty-four thousand two hundred and fifty [...]

Shots Fired on Faber’s Road as Cops Storm Family Property

Police descended at 29 Faber’s Road, Belize City, on Saturday night to break up a group of persons gathered there. The family members routinely meet to play games of chance [...]

Bainsville Home Goes up in Smoke

Twenty-nine-year-old Erica Belisle lost her personal belongings as well as her house in a fire in Hattieville.  It is the second time that she has been affected by fire.  Belisle [...]

Expert’s Report on Re-Districting Case Completed

There is an important update to the re-districting case filed before the Supreme Court by the Belize Peace Movement. In June, Madam Chief Justice Michel Arana ordered that an expert [...]

Belize Peace Movement Ready to Invoke Injunction to Stay Election Date

According to Lopez, the Belize Peace Movement is hoping that the case proceeds forward and is fully ventilated in the courts. He says that when the Prime Minister calls a [...]

Belize Peace Movement Asks Wil Maheia to Withdraw from Re-Districting Case

One of the claimants that lodged the claim with the Belize Peace Movement is Wil Maheia. He is a politician who has ran several times in the south but last [...]

Party Politics in Port Getting Petty?

The political race in Port Loyola where U.D.P. standard bearer Phillip Willoughby is running against Gilroy Usher Senior of the People’s United Party will be one to watch come election [...]

Is the Police File on a Fatal Accident in Belmopan Missing?

Over the weekend, reports that the police file on the fatal accident that took the life of eight-year-old Gabriella Corales has gone missing spread like wildfire on social media.  A [...]

19-Year-Old Charged for Shooting of Debbie-Dee Clarke

Police say they have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting of Debbie-Dee Clarke which happened on the sixth of September. Nineteen-year-old Nathaniel Betancourt of Santa Elena [...]

Home Invasion in Placencia

There was an aggravated burglar over the weekend in Placencia. Police say an armed man held up a woman at her home around ten on Saturday morning. He robbed her [...]

Two Charged for Robbery in Carmelita Village

Police have arrested and charged two men in connection with a robbery in Carmelita Village that happened last week Wednesday. The incident occurred around eight-fifteen in the night at the [...]

No Report of a Teacher & Student Fight in Garden City

News of a fight between a teacher and student in Belmopan went viral on Facebook over the weekend.  Reports say that the two women got into an altercation that led [...]

Four Charged for Supermarket Robbery in Bullet Tree

Police have arrested and charged four men in connection with a robbery that happened in Bullet Tree Village over a month ago. We reported that armed thieves wearing face masks [...]

Health & Fitness Experts Call for the Reopening of Gyms

Gym owners, managers and trainers have come together in a united front to request that their facilities be allowed to open. It has been more than a month since they [...]

Stronger Together and Power through Collaborative Action

Staying healthy during these stressful times is a good way to stave off the novel coronavirus. Eating well and exercising are two important factors to keep you mentally and physically [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño Calls Out Boots Martinez for Alleged Corruption

Today’s House sitting is likely to be the last sitting of the current government before the general elections.  This morning’s session went smoothly with both sides supporting a number of [...]

Minister Martinez Vehemently Denies Allegations of Corruption

Minister Martinez was not inside the National Assembly chambers when Briceño was reading out the list of transactions. He raced to his seat after he was alerted of the revelations [...]