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A Date for General Elections is Finally Set!!

Belizeans are heading to the polls on November eleventh to elect a new government.  The announcement was formally made this morning via a press release from the Office of the [...]

P.U.P. Ready for Elections on November 11th

PM Barrow is now retiring and cannot seek a fourth term; Patrick Faber will be appointed as the U.D.P. Leader later this week, but will not automatically take up the [...]

Is John Briceño Prepared to Lead the Country?

After a three consecutive terms in at the helm of power, the U.D.P. is fighting an uphill battle to return to Belmopan for a fourth term.  Is John Briceño prepared [...]

Briceño Says He’ll Resign if He Loses General Elections

It is said that elections are won on election day and this time, Briceño is the maximum leader of the P.U.P.   Though confident of victory, Briceño’s fate is in the [...]

P.U.P. Promises to do Everything to Curb Corruption

Corruption in government is one of the big issues that Belizeans are unhappy about, and from all accounts corruption is rampant in rampant in Belmopan.  The outgoing PM has admitted [...]

A Young Mother is Slain in Gang-related Shooting

A young woman was shot and killed on Saturday night while visiting with her sister in Belize City. Twenty-one-year-old Nelisha Nolberto, a single mother of a six-month baby, was with [...]

Domestic Violence Report Made Against U.D.P. Standard Bearer Shyne Barrow

Shyne Barrow, the son of Prime Minister Dean Barrow, was accused of domestic violence by his wife.  Catherine Barrow claimed that the U.D.P. standard bearer for Mesopotamia had attacked her [...]

A 2020 Nomination Day with no Fanfare

Nomination Day is set for October twenty-first and the official signing-up of candidates for all thirty-one constituencies this year will be devoid of the fanfare that has traditionally accompanied both [...]

A National Voting Exercise amid These COVID Times

The General Elections, come November eleventh, will be governed by a set of regulations that will ensure that social distancing, as well as sanitization, is maintained.  While it will mean [...]

Kindly Exercise Patience while Voting

Like other countries in the Caribbean, Belize is holding a national vote amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to Tamai, her office has been in touch with regional counterparts to look [...]

Popular Cowboy Dies from COVID-19 Complications

The COVID-19 related deaths are now at thirty; the weekend victims are from Corozal, Orange Walk and Unitedville, in the west. Kent Smith is the latest to die from the [...]

COVID Deaths Climb to 30

Two other persons also died as a result of the novel coronavirus over the weekend, bringing the total number of deaths to thirty or a mortality rate of one point [...]

170 New COVID Cases in 3 Days

There are one hundred and seventy new COVID-19 cases identified in three days. Between Friday and Sunday, eight hundred and thirty-eight samples were tested for the novel coronavirus of which [...]

Factors Contributing to Increasing COVID Numbers

When we last spoke with the Director of Health Services, he said that due to activities held in September as well as a family gatherings still taking place, the Ministry [...]

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Tony Herrera Tests Positive for COVID-19

As the political campaign goes in full gear, the corona virus has hit the U.D.P. standard bearer for Corozal Southeast. Tony Herrera tested positive over the weekend and is in [...]

712 Persons Arrived at P.G.I.A. So Far

Since last Thursday when the Philip Goldson International Airport resumed commercial flights, seven hundred and twelve persons have arrived in the country, primarily via United and American Airlines.  It is [...]

Clayton White Charged for Murder of Mr. Program

Police have arrested and charged Clayton White with the crime of murder for the killing of well-known Belizean artist, Mister Program.  Cops are also looking for Raheem Marsden in connection [...]

Sigh of Relief as Dangriga Family Return Safely Home

There was a sigh of relief in Dangriga when a family returned home safely.  Over the weekend it was wildly reported that the family of Francis Ramirez had perished, but [...]

Two Men Shot in Belize City

There was a shooting in Belize City on Friday night. Police say that two men were shot around six-forty that night but fortunately they didn’t sustain life threatening injuries. Deputy [...]

Minor Shot in Orange Walk. Was He the Intended Target?

In Orange Walk, a fifteen-year-old boy was shot on Sunday night. Police say that Victor Pott was walking in Trial Farm Village with another person when a vehicle drove past [...]

A Contraband Raid in San Victor

On Friday night, just after eight, police carried out an anti-contraband operation at a residence in San Victor Village. Police say they intended to conduct a search of a vehicle [...]

Illegal Guats Captured in the North!

Two Guatemalan who entered the country illegally are in police custody tonight after their vehicle flipped while attempting to escape from police on the San Antonio Road. Police say that [...]

Postman Busted with Weed and Contraband

A postman was busted with weed and contraband alcohol in a postal truck last week Friday. Police say they were acting on information when they stopped and searched a van [...]

Southside State of Emergency Comes to an End

The Southside State of Emergency, which saw more than one hundred individuals incarcerated on July eight and was extended for two more months, comes to an end tomorrow, October sixth. [...]

Belize Has Measures in Place if Honduran Caravan Comes!

On Saturday, law enforcement officers were deployed to the Belize-Guatemala border in the west following reports of a caravan with thousands of Hondurans was making its way through Guatemala to [...]